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USB Mouse and keyboard doesn't work only 1 slot

Q: USB Mouse and keyboard doesn't work only 1 slot

Hi. My laptop has 2 USB slots, 1 working perfectly fine, but another one has a problem. When I plugged a USB mouse or keyboard, nothing on screen happen. For the mouse, it light up but the cursor can't move. For the key board it doesn't light up and nothing happen. I tired flash drive, nothing happen too. BUT when I plugged an external hard drive, it work perfectly fine.

This problem just happen today, before both USB slots are working just fine. So now I can't use both mouse and keyboard at the same time

I've tried restart my computer, uninstall and reinstall all USB list in USB Controllers in Device Manager, nothing work so far

Please help
Thanks in advance

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A:Keyboard/Mouse doesn't work outside of Bios

Have you tried both the USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for the keyboard and mouse? Maybe the USB 3.0 isn't working correctly due to drivers or compatibility with the Razer gear or drivers. Or can you borrow a basic USB keyboard and mouse?

I also see a BIOS update on the Asus website that addresses "USB Compatibility" and "System Stability" in another. If you do not already have the 1603 BIOS update you may wish to update it that one. You can update the BIOS through the BIOS itself, go into the Advanced section and use EZ Flash and load it from a USB stick; it must be extracted first though.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-mouse-doesnt-work-outside-of-bios.1116128/
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A:Keyboard/Mouse doesn't work on my laptop

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A:Mouse and/or Keyboard Doesn't Work After Sleeping/Hibernating (Sometimes)

Hey, does anyone have any solutions to this?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mouse-and-or-keyboard-doesnt-work-after-sleeping-hibernating-sometimes.673771/
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A:Keyboard doesn't work, then mouse begins losing function

No one can help me?

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A:Keyboard has limited function in safe mode, and mouse doesn't work at all

Advanced System Care, which fixed a lot, especially in the registryThe IObit program is just a Registry Cleaner that will repair almost nothing, except your hope - You will never know if it repaired anything -You are better off to remove all Chinese IObit programs and only use proven programs for your computer Malwarebytes and Advanced System Care will not operate correctly on the same system, as both clash with each other Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a proven and trusted program world wide, while IObit is forced on Chinese users as their options are limited.Do you have a Regular Antivirus program that is active and is scanning at all times ??Thank You -

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A:USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot

Hi NukesGoBoom,

I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?

-Coolfreak

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A:Mouse Wont Work In PS2 Slot

Its ok I managed to get it fixed... somehow..
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mouse-wont-work-in-ps2-slot.551619/
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A:Graphics card in PCI-E x16 doesn't work, works fine in the x4 slot ??

Should also have mentioned that I've run three passes with Memtest86 without any errors.
 

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1) List any Problem Devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
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A:Mouse clicking doesn't work only moviong around the mouse

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A:Keyboard and mouse doesn't respond

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A:PS/2 mouse doesn't work

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I'm taking a wild guess on this, but I think the receptacle is damaged. By plugging in the additional mouse you probably damaged the pins in the mouse also, hence they don't always work in another computer. If this is the case, you're also going to damage the receptacle in the other computer. The symbol on the plug tells you which way to line up the pins. Forcing when not in the correct direction results in problems.

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A:Mouse Doesn't Work

If someone could please help me soon that would be awesome. Thank you.

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Do the USB ports work with other USB devices?
 

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Does the mouse use the default driver (mouhid.sys) or any other driver is needed to run it?
Uninstall the driver from device manager and a reboot may work if it uses the default driver. In the other situation an updated driver should work.

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Are you getting a constant continuous beeping sound? Are they always long or are they long and short?

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What sort of keyboard?? PS2, USB, Wireless ??
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-doesnt-work-sometimes.827062/
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NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS LIKE THIS BEFORE
 

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thats a right pain in the ****, does it work in post and bios?
 

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A:keyboard doesn't work

Try right clicking on the keyboard and clicking Uninstall

Reboot the computer

Hopefully, Windows will find it on reboot,

make sure it is in the correct PS/2 socket
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-doesnt-work.214124/
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A:Mouse doesn't work until I reboot

Check the motherboards bios and make sure the mouse and USB ports are properly set. A CMOS reset might do this for you
 

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Retired_Bill said:


I have been using hibernation for a long time whenever I leave ny computer for a period of time. The last couple of days a problem has arisen whenever I try to come out of hibernation. The screen goes black for a very long time and when my desktop finally comes up, the mouse won't work. I have to reboot the computer and then it works fine and the black period is short. The mouse is a wireless optical mouse. Any suggestions?

BillClick to expand...

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Check batteries in mouse.
 

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go to your control panel > system > hardware > device manager

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remove any excess mice

post back

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Does the keyboard and mouse work inside the bios?

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A:[SOLVED] Mouse Doesn't work

Hi H, Lets see if we can make that ol mouse working again. Answer a couple questions for me if you will. Do you have access to another computer in the house? Im thinking that it would be good if you could plug the mouse into another computer to make sure its not just a defective mouse. Do you happen to have the disk that came with any of the mice youve tried? If not can you tell me the make and model of the mouse so I can find you the drivers for it? Have you tried plugging the USB mouse into another USB port and rebooting? Perhaps its the USB port itself causing the problem. When was the last time the mouse worked correctly? Have you installed any new programs since then?
Try to answer these questions, and Ill check back in awhile to see your response.

Reguards
Patmark

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Hello and Welcome. :wave: :wave:
 

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A:Solved: Mouse doesn't work

If this is a desktop unplug it open it up and clean it with a can of compressed air or whatever you have and wait at least five mins before plugging it back in then see what happens.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mouse-doesnt-work.1024026/
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What kind of mouse is it, USB, PS/2, wireless?

if you happen to have another mouse around, you could try that.
another thing you could try is to uninstall and reinstall the mouse drivers.

If no luck then,

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Hi cgbones, have you tried synchronising the mouse with the wireless receiver (if it comes with one which i imagine it would do)? also if you download and install the latest drivers just by doing a search of the make and model of the wireless mouse in google, or if you said its a microsoft wireless mouse i'm sure if you have a look on the microsoft website they should have the latest drivers on there.
 

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A:Keyboard doesn't work at the one time it needs to

G'day timmyboy, get a PS/2 type keyboard from somewhere and you should have no problem.
Cheers, qldit.
 

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A:Keyboard doesn't work with games.

Forum rules do not allow any q's on Emus, as they are generally a pirate device (see forum rules). It sounds like this has made a mess of settings, but as we cant discuss emus, cant help with the prob, sorry.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-doesnt-work-with-games.728092/
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A:My keyboard doesn't work properly

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Quote: Originally Posted by gpost3


CTRL + V works.
C key itself works
CTRL key itself works

But CTRL + C to copy to clipboard doesn't work. (Copying using mouse works though).

Why?


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hi

does it recognise any device such as a webcam or a pendrive..?
 

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A:keyboard and mouse don't work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by simik


2 days ago i was just surfing the internet and checking my mail.then suddenly,my keyboard and mouse stopped working.i tried doing something in BIOS setup,but i just can't come up with an answer.can someone help me with my problem?
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Welcome to SevenForums!

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-Run a full scan for malwares & virus
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A:Keyboard & mouse don't work!

Quote:





Originally Posted by ecko


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What you have now has a technical term for it. It's known as "A Mess"
Not your fault, really: You didn't know what to do and so you did what you thought was the right thing.

What you should have done is run anti-mallware software (Sybot S&D TX, Spyblaster, AdAware SE) or a specific iMesh removal tool. (if there is one).
(I have no idea what iMesh is, but I'm assuming its yet another peice of malware/spyware/adware junk)

But, it's too late for that. Now you've got a mess in your system registry and more than likely you also have an infected (maliciously modified) kernel.

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Next step: install Windows XP again. If your hardware is in good working order, this shouldn't be a problem. (asuming yiou have a valid copy of XP and still have the CD Key). If you have an WinXP SP2 Slipstream CD, youse that. Otherwise, use either Windows Update, Automatic Updates, or a SP2 install CD to take the machine to Service Pack 2. Then, get the post-sp2 updates, re-install your office software, patch the office software, stop using IE and switch to Firefox, and get whatever other software you want on your new install of XP.

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Hi

sounds like windows has stuffed its drivers, boot from your XP CD and run the repair option.
 

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A:USB keyboard and mouse don't work

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-keyboard-and-mouse-dont-work.972083/