FIX: Microsoft USB Wireless mouse no longer works

My wireless mouse.
Image via Wikipedia

If your Microsoft Mobile Mouse (or other USB wireless mouse) stops working, yet you’ve not changed any settings, installed any additional software or otherwise there is one fix that may work for you, as I discovered.

Simply change your location! I was experiencing interference from some device local to me – by moving 3 feet the interference stopped and my device started working again.

If that doesn’t resolve it, Microsoft recommend un-installing the device through the “Devices” Control panel then replugging the device again.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s