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malfunction?

By puzzio
Jun 23, 2006
  1. My mouse light repeatedly flickers and very often freezes up then works again. Occasionally, my computer boots w/o the mouse detected. I also get a "A USB device has malfunctioned" popup but I am definitely sure that the USB is NOT the problem, nor is it the mouse.
    My mouse happens to freeze most often when there is high memory usage on programs. This is most noticeable when firefox is open, where I can have up to 4 1-2 second freezes in 10 seconds. Once in awhile my mouse light goes out completely and I have to replug the USB back in.
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

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  3. ewan52

    ewan52 TS Rookie

    Malfunction

    1) Do you have a wireless/ USB connected mouse??

    If so sounds like the batteries in your wireless mouse have about had it.

    2) If you have a mouse that is directly connected to a USB port, how is it that you are so certain that you don't have a USB problem??

    I would suggest going into the systems tab in control panel, killing the USB port that you are using, replugging the directly connected USB mouse back in so that the system will recognize it and see if the re-installation does the trick for you.

    Good Hunting. ! ! EWAN 52
     
  4. puzzio

    puzzio TS Rookie Topic Starter

    10x

    Ewan 52 you're a genius thanks man:D
    how do you know i'm hunting?;)
     
  5. ewan52

    ewan52 TS Rookie

    Malfunction

    Glad to be of assistance to you friend. God knows we all can use help with these tempermental and or so complicated devices.

    Best Regards,
     
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