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Unknown Device - Umax USB Mini Optical Mouse

osiruz asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-09

I've been having problem with my USB optical mouse since yesterday, previously it was working fine (with only a few occasional 'hiccups' i.e. it disconnects and connects back when im using the mouse, esp. when im playing games)

Not sure why, my computer has not been able to recognize the mouse now. It keeps saying its an UNKNOWN DEVICE whenever i plug it into my USB port. I've even tried it on all my 3 USB ports but its still telling me its an unknown device. I'm very sure that all my USB ports are working properly. I've tried that on some other computers, on some it works, some it doesnt.

Here's the status displayed in my device manager:
No drivers are installed for this device.

If you are having problems with this device, click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter.

I've gone thru the windows troubleshooter process but are not able to find any solutions either.
Pls. help.

P/S: not sure if this helps but my mouse was detected as a HID-compliant mouse previously, and i'm running on Windows XP Pro.
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