If the mouse connects via USB, make sure USB is enabled and if available, also ensure that the USB legacy support is enabled. USB legacy support allows the mouse to work in legacy mode, for example, DOS. If you’re using a serial mouse and it’s not detected, verify that the serial ports or COM ports are enabled and properly assigned in BIOS. If you have an older computer with a serial or USB mouse, it may be necessary to configure the ports in BIOS setup. If you have a newer computer, this section can be skipped.
Problem 1: Installing Windows 7
How do I enable touchpad in Device Manager?
One of them looks like a touch pad. On the keyboard, hold down the "Fn" key plus the key that has the touchpad icon on it.
I seems I am not only one with this problem. At this time I use SetPoint 3.72, but it don’t work correctly too (missing additional options for VX Revolution mouse – there are only 2 tools with Help Center and Web Updates). I trying to install 3 other versions, but with same result. The way to open a web link in a new tab is to assign “Generic Button 3” to whichever mouse button you want to use for opening a web link. Then, if you click on a link with that button, it should open in a new tab.
This issue may be prevented by disabling the wake feature in Power Management. Press and hold the – end of the pointer speed button and plug in the USB connector. If your mouse is a later production unit, the logo will turn off. To turn on the logo again, press and hold the + end of the pointer speed button when you plug in the USB connector. Press the pointer speed button behind the wheel to select a slower speed for more precise control.
There may be several issues that cause the mouse not to work properly with Microsoft Windows. See the mouse, PS/2, serial port, and USB definitions for further information and related links.
How do you set up a wireless mouse?
Complete the following steps to set up your wireless mouse. 1. Make sure your computer is turned on.
2. Remove the battery compartment cover on the bottom of the mouse, insert the battery, and then replace the cover.
3. Turn on the mouse.
4. Connect the USB receiver to the USB connection on your computer.
- Finally, if the touchpad still is not working correctly or at all after trying the troubleshooting steps above, it may be defective.
- after being affected with a virus, I decide to reinstall windows 7.
- but can gain access when I press the f2 key to enter boot menu.
- so I choose to downgrade it back to windows 7.
- Contact the computer manufacturer for further suggestions or take the laptop to a computer repair shop.
While one of the methods involves a manual setting, the other one is automatic. I have a problem with my laser mouse where it freezes for 1 or more seconds then starts working again. I have downloaded the latest set point and it does not resolve the problem. I have installed the new version (4.80) and my mouse stop working in Windows 7.
The fact this is a new build and they have never worked properly suggests a driver problem and not hardware. Note – If you try to use this tool along with Bluetooth devices, then it will not work. It is found that a broken USB port can also be a spoilsport. You can try plugging the USB unifying receiver into another USB port to make out whether this really proves beneficial in resolving the issue. There are strong probabilities that metal items here and electrical items may meddle with the mouse’s signal.
Once connected, depending on your computer setup, you may need to configure the mouse COM ports in BIOS setup. Connect the cable coming from the mouse to the green-colored PS/2 port on the back of the computer. If your PS/2 ports are not color-coded, the mouse port is the furthest port from the left side of computer chassis . Connect the USB cable coming from the mouse to one of the USB ports on the back or side of your computer.
If the mouse connects to a USB hub, try connecting the mouse to a USB port on the back of the computer. If your keyboard does not include the LED described in the previous section, anywhere in Windows, press the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time. This action should bring up a blue Windows options screen. You may leave this menu by pressing the Esc key. If you are not taken to the blue screen within a few seconds, your computer is frozen.
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Connect the mouse to the serial port on the back of the computer. If you have more than one serial port on the computer, we recommend connecting the mouse to the first port.