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Mouse randomly dies--what's wrong?

by wangnyuh222` / November 15, 2004 5:21 PM PST

I keep losing control of my mouse--the red light just turns off completely and does not respond to movement at all. A few minutes after that I lose control of my keyboard too--the lights turn off and it does not respond. Usually when I notice the mouse is out I'll restart using the keyboard before it dies too. When I reboot everything starts as normal, but it continually does this. I'm not sure if this is a hardware thing or not, but any advice would be appreciated. =)

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Re: Mouse randomly dies--what's wrong?
by Kees Bakker / November 15, 2004 6:24 PM PST


You hold the interesting details for yourself. Is this a a wireless mouse/keyboard combination, or a standard wired mouse with a standard wired keyboard? Standard, there's not a single common factor between the two.

It looks like hardware, but please tell more.


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Re: Mouse randomly dies--what's wrong?
by wangnyuh222` / November 20, 2004 5:01 AM PST

That's strange... well it's standard wired and everything's plugged in just fine. I just can't figure out what the problem is.

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mouse dies
by seizure / December 20, 2004 11:01 PM PST

it could be your mouse driver or possibly spware.

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Simple soulution
by robert56h / December 21, 2004 5:52 AM PST

Have a bad connection in the back of the computer..

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