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Strange Mouse Trouble

by PsionicArchon / April 10, 2007 7:42 AM PDT

Im having a very strange error with my mouse which has simply decided not to work properly anymore.

It is a dynex usb mouse dx-om101. when I plug it in it goes through the normal process of auto installing the drivers and will work for about 15 to 30 seconds then it will simply just stop make a sound like its been disconnected and reconnected work for a bit then just stop for good. When I unplug it and plug it in again it will tell me it cant recognize the usb device or there has been a problem with it.

I have tried everything I could think of from reinstalling the mouse and usb port/controller drivers to searching for product drivers and had no luck what so ever. I tested the mouse in a similar computer where the same drivers were auto installed (HID-compliant mouse) and it worked perfectly no cutting out. I am using an hp dv8000 laptop.

I have no idea what could be causing this if anyone could help it would be much appreciated.

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Try another mouse.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 10, 2007 8:25 AM PDT
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These things do fail so don't limit your test to just this mouse.


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by caktus / April 10, 2007 8:56 AM PDT
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Also, in the event that the loaded driver may become corrupt, it may be necessary to reload the driver from the Disk.

Also, sometimes it helps to install a piece of hard ware while the computer is turned off. And [then] turn the computer on using the power button.

Hope this is helpful.


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