Unable to use USB 2.0 mouse in Windows 8.1

Hi, I'm no longer able to use my usb 2.0 mouse in Windows 8.1. and I want that back. Can I use an earlier driver for my usb 3.0 ports so that I'm able to keep using usb 2.0 devices? With Microsoft support I get absolutely nowhere. Thanks for any advice. By the way I 've already tried most solutions like uninstalling the usb drivers, it doesn't help.


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Windows 8.1 fully supports usb 3.0 and usb 2.0 There is no need to install drivers. Maybe the mouse died. If it's still possible to upgrade to Windows 10 I recommend that you at least think about it.


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Try using a different mouse if you have one because like what bazz2004 said ”Windows 8.1 fully supports usb 3.0 and usb 2.0”