Solved

Microsoft Kit: Wireless Mouse 5000 with BlueTrack and Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2

Posted on 2010-11-27
2
570 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I'm having this problem with a new kit of wireless mouse & keyboard from microsoft.  It was working just fine, but now only the keyboard work.  There's no ON/OFF button to turn off the mouse.  There's a little switch that is activated if you place the USB dongle under the mouse, but this switch is not pressed.

There's no led on this model so there's no way to say if the mouse is On or Off.  

I've changed the batteries of course: still not working.
I've unplugged the dongle, and plugged it back in the same port: still not working
I've unplugged the dongle and plugged it in another USB port... same problem.

The keyboard still work, but the mouse is dead.

There's no yellow icon showing a problem in the device manager.

This computer is running under Windows Vista.

Any idea?

P.S: I've just tested the kit on another computer, same problem... keyboard is working, mouse is dead.  So i guess it's only dead and i got to return it?
0
Comment
Question by:cdebel
2 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Matt Davies earned 500 total points
ID: 34223586
You have done the tests I would recommend and come to the right conclusion....  Faulty Mouse
0
 
LVL 10

Author Comment

by:cdebel
ID: 34225415
That's what i think too.  I just raised the flag on E-E just to see if it was a common problem and to make sure it was not a software issue.
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Rasberry PI is a low cost piece of hardware that you can have a lot of fun with through experimenting and building/working on projects like media players, running a low cost computer, build data loggers etc. - see: https://www.raspberrypi.org
In this article we have discussed the manual scenarios to recover data from Windows 10 through some backup and recovery tools which are offered by it.
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
With the power of JIRA, there's an unlimited number of ways you can customize it, use it and benefit from it. With that in mind, there's bound to be things that I wasn't able to cover in this course. With this summary we'll look at some places to go…

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now