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

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

This is the strangest thing I've seen in the past years of using computers I have an Acer Aspire - laptop that came with windows but I'm very picky and I wanted Windows xp back so I went onto Acer's website and won't mouse USB slot USB first other in works any slot, in only work but USB downloaded all of the windows xp drivers and then formatted the laptop to Windows XP with intergrated Service Pack The computer works just fine except for one very strange oddity - the USB mouse I'm using only works when plugged into the first USB slot it will refuse to work in the other USB slots I'm using a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer USB which is my favorite mouse and I USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot have of them at home When I was formatting the laptop USB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in any other USB slot I had the mouse plugged into the first USB slot and now that is the ONLY slot it will work in If I plug it into the other usb slots the red laser will come on which means it's getting power but it will not move the cursor and clicking either of the mouse buttons won't do anything When I have the Device Manager open and I plug the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer mouse into the first USB slot the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will appear in BOTH the 'Human Interface Devices' tab and also the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab However when plugging the mouse into the other usb slots the 'Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer ' entry will only appear in the 'Human Interface Devices' but NOT the 'Mice and other pointing devices' tab I could just go about my business using the first usb slot for the mouse but this little strange problem is pissing me off hugely as I might want to switch the mouse to another USB slot based on how I have the laptop positioned on a desk or other surface I should also note that the 'Human Interface Devices' tab has a 'HID compliant device' entry in it that isn't present on my desktop computer and my mouse works on any of the usb slots on my desktop computer I wonder if this is the problem I tried disabling this entry but it doesn't help any A final point to note is that I have many other usb devices such as flash memory sticks camera card readers external harddrives gps devices and they all work perfectly fine no matter which usb slot they are plugged into Very strange indeed Is there anyway to make my mouse work in any of the other USB slots

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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

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/usb-mouse-only-works-in-first-usb-slot-but-wont-work-in-any-other-usb-slot-513250.html
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Hi,

I use my keyboard in a USB slot, and my mouse in the basic PS2 slot.

Now I was just checking something on my GFX card at the back so I had to unplug everything from the PC. After I was done I plugged it all back in but for some reason my mouse wont work now. I tryed taking the PS2 connector off and using it in a USB (which I have none left so I cant do permanently) and it works fine.

I checked the mouse ps2 connector bit and it seems all the pins are fine in it.

Also when I plug it in, I hear the beep noise (the one you hear even without the speakers attached) so something must be happening.

But still no luck on the mouse working.

Can someone please help me.

Cheers,

Rowan
 

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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-in-pci-e-x16-doesnt-work-works-fine-in-the-x4-slot.1016147/
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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:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

The motherboard has onboard sound (Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
 

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and no there is no plug that goes into the PCI slot

I hope this is understanable

thanks
 

A:How to switch the comp from reading your AGP slot to PCI slot

Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
 

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A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.

Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?
 

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A:works only with 1 ram slot used

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these are your possibilities.

test bad ram with memtest 86+ booted from a floppy or cd rom
 

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A:can I add a AGP slot or PCI slot to a comp that doesnt have one?

You can't add a slot to a motherboard.

How old is this computer that it doesn't have a PCI slot? Those have been around for quite a while. Are you sure it doesn't have one? Even AGP is not new technology.

EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.
 

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A:Video card that works with 3,3V slot

I say get a new computer . . .

I dont even think there is a GPU that can run with a PII
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-that-works-with-3-3v-slot.403186/
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A:will this gpu work in a PCI slot

yes
check out the sponsors sites for pci video cards on the right side of your screen
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-this-gpu-work-in-a-pci-slot.188298/
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A:My PCI-e card, will it work in an AGP 8x slot?

Nope, completely different and incompatible slots. Can you exchange your vid card for an agp version? If not, then you will need a new mobo.
 

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A:Will a Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty Titanium work better in a PCI-e x16 slot?

No,it will just use the same contacts as the pci express 1 slot uses.
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going to make any performance difference.
 

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A:Soundblaster dont work anymore after switch PCI-E Slot

UPDATE:

I reinstalled all Drivers etc from the Soundblaster Titanium. I can now choose the Card in Players such as Winamp or AIMP3 and enjoy the sound on my 5.1 Headphones. However, using it for any other Systemsound like the Browser with Youtube, i will only hear Bass Sounds in my Headphones. In settings from Creative, where I can choose the Bass Boost (Crossover Frequency), when having Systemsounds like in a Browser, when I have that activated (as I said) i only head Bass sounds. When I disable Bass boost (Crossover Frequency), i hear nothing. But when I click it again, for a millisecond I hear the normal sound again. But only for a millisecond.

Whats that issue ? Just because I switched the PCI-E slots for the card ? Really need help ! Thanks in advance.

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A:will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

No. You need ddr2 memory.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-ddr-drimm-work-in-ddr2-dimm-expansion-slot.583293/
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I'm using a 5850 in a pci-e 1 x16
I see no reason why it wouldn't, though foxconn is not nearly as high end a board as the one I have.

that is to say the interface is backwards compatible.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/192863-will-radeon-hd-5450-work-pci-e-1x16-graphics-slot.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/compaq-nc6000-laptop-sd-slot-doesnt-work.428796/
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thanks
 

A:Video card wont work in top PCI Express slot on sli board

mmm... Check out the BIOS option for the SLI cause it could be that just one slot is enabled (the bottom on)...
about the heat issue... can you move the sound card to another slot?...
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-wont-work-in-top-pci-express-slot-on-sli-board.41179/
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A:PCI slot and IPMA show as not working, sound also doesn't work

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
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
2) Generate and attach a DirectX report

Click Start->Run, enter dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save to your Desktop
In TechSpot, use the paper clip icon to attach the report. (If you don't see icon you may need to first click Go Advanced)
3) Did you try uninstalling the old driver before reinstalling? Look in Ctl Panel->Programs and Features, see if audio driver there and uninstall it
4) You might also try looking through / See if this might help Reference Guide to Help Setup and Troubleshoot Windows Audio and Sound Cards
 

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A:Dell Latitude D520 memory slot doesn't work

Sure sounds like the socket is bad, or the memory controller. You may have to live with a single DIMM in the bottom slot.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-latitude-d520-memory-slot-doesnt-work.1103329/
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A:Will DDR3 1666 slot work with older DDR3 1333 mem stick? (laptop)

Bump...

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A:E5-772 and M.2 slot

These models don't have M2 according to this list:http://www.mydigitaldiscount.com/msata-ssd-compatability-list-p11.html#laptops

http://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/E5-772-and-M-2-slot/td-p/443924
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A:RAM slot not seeing RAM

As far as I know, the RAM slots on a motherboard don't come with an "enable/disable" feature. They either work or they don't. The usual method to see if a RAM slot is working is to take a known working memory module and try it in each slot. Since you've already done that I think it's a pretty good probability the slot isn't working.

Here is a free diagnostic tool that can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, hard disk performance, video system information, mainboard / motherboard information, etc. It might possibly be able to verify if that slot is bad. But even if it can't confirm the slot's good/bad status, I still think you've done that. And it may only be a matter of time before the entire motherboard fails.

Free Diagnostic Software

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/261475-ram-slot-not-seeing-ram.html
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http://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/E5-772-and-M-2-slot/td-p/443924/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:AGP slot not 4x?

Welcome to TechSpot!
Are u sure the X700 is an AGP one? And what do u mean by a PCI FX5200? If u try to force ur X700 into the PCI slot it will damage the mobo. Explain more thoroughly so we can help u here.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/agp-slot-not-4x.40301/
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Ezy
 

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A:512 RAM in a 256 slot

you might try resetting the bios
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/512-ram-in-a-256-slot.434705/
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A:AGP slot?

hav u tried everest?
 

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A:4x AGP slot? 8x AGP slot?

Normaly yes, but to be sure you can always check the documentation that came with the card. It mentions the kind of Agp slots that are supported.

But you can be as good as 100% sure that it will fit

greets Crazy
 

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A:New Ram, Which Slot?

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A:What do I do with a CNR slot?

CNR's can be for modems as well. There is probably one that comes with the board. Kind of an outmoded connector before they even put the thing on the market.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-do-i-do-with-a-cnr-slot.76683/
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A:AGP Slot Gone Bad

Yep, it will work. The only catch might be you'd have to set your BIOS for a PCI video card rather than AGP, but it should even autodetect. Hopefully you are correct that it is just a widened slot, in my expierence if something on a motherboard dies, other things are going to follow.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/agp-slot-gone-bad.87904/
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A:What's this slot for

I'm not following. I've called up a few pics but I don't see anything other than PCIe, PCI, and DDR slots.
 

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A:What is a PCI-e 1x slot used for?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-is-a-pci-e-1x-slot-used-for.494363/
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A:RAM won't fit into slot?

It is a fairly tight fit. Were you able to lock the end tabs of the RAM slots? Don't take this the wrong way but are you inserting it in the correct orientation? The RAM has a notch that is not in the center so you have to make sure it matches up with the corresponding notch in the DIMM slot.
 

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A:PCI Slot

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A:AGP slot

You can find some info here....

http://www.neoseeker.com/Hardware/faqs/kb/10,63.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/agp-slot.627885/
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A:PCI 2.1 Slot

Not exactly sure what slots your motherboard has, but you should be fine as long as it has a PCI 2.0 slot. You may not get the max speed from the card, but it should operate.

If your having issues with the card aside from that, your power supply is most likely to weak to support it or you have an outdated driver. I'd first update the driver (cause that's free) and if it still does not work, I'd suspect the power supply is the problem.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pci-2-1-slot.1008067/
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A:AGP Slot help

You can web search/download CPU-Z. This small program has a tab that identifies what AGP slot your system has (2x, 4x, 8x) and AGP 2.0 or 3.0 standards supported.

(Edit- direct link for CPU-Z website, just "Download Latest Version" top-left link):
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/agp-slot-help.54162/
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A:PCI Slot

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pci-slot.281922/
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A:PCI E X-16 slot help me out please.

Hello again.... (less than 5 mins later...)

Ok so now that your other post has been cleared up, let me get this one for ya.

Yes integrated graphics suck. Go buy a good video card, and put it into the PCIe16 slot, and plug in your monitor. You should be good to go (though read the installation instructions that come with the card) You do not need to disable your integrated graphics, so don't worry about that. Don't worry about asking dumb questions, everyone has them. (That includes all of us "skilled" or whatever rating....)

The GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 describes your integrated graphics. That is equal to a NVidia GeForce 6 series card, which they no longer sell off their website I dont think.

Hope I answered your question.

~Lordbob

http://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/204856-pci-e-x-16-slot-help-me-out-please.html
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A:GTX 280 in pci-e 1.0 slot (not 2.0)

Thx, good post. I can see that sucker with a core 2 duo( hoping you're not an amd fanboy) with 4-8Gbs of ddr2 and a decent Hdd. You'd be set.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gtx-280-in-pci-e-1-0-slot-not-2-0.117039/
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buck
 

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Thanks Guys

Alan
 

A:ACR Slot

It's another riser for software-driven add-ins like modems or sound. Very similar to AMR or CNR.

The problem with ACR is that it's a VIA proprietary standard. That is, it's VIAs, and you'll never see it on anything but VIA boards, where as Intel has made its CNR standard available to everyone (including VIA).

Because of that, I think that ACR will go the way of Betamax. That is, nowhere. Those slots aren't popular as it is, and when they are used, people will be far more likely to use CNR (because it's an open standard) than ACR.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/acr-slot.215484/
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A:AGP Slot

Can an AGP slot be added?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/agp-slot.8231/
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A:SDR Ram in DDR Slot

Since you say you forced it into the slot, you might have created small cracks in the mobo which may be the reason for the problem...
Or you might have fried the board as you say.


Either of those will result in a dead board.

But you might be lucky. Try taking out every card, cable & al from the mobo, then reseat the mobo in the case, and try to boot with as few components installed as possible (ie. cpu, vid.card and ram). And try switching the slots the ram is in...

Good luck!
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/sdr-ram-in-ddr-slot.28121/
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Thanx
 

A:What is this slot used for?

Here is a link to the service manual....you have to download the three parts, one at a time...click on 0 then 1 then 2 ...you end up with 3 rar files...Hope you know what to do with then ...if not google or ask

Pg 79 of the manual mentions something about a mini pci card ...Do you have wireless lan ?? If you don't this is where it would go....

OOPS forgot the link http://fileshare.eshop.bg/download.php?fileid=9133
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-is-this-slot-used-for.684863/
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A:Help with slot

See the tech specs starting on pg 66 of the manual--   
https://topics-cdn.dell.com/pdf/latitude-e6540-laptop_Owner's%20Manual_en-us.pdf

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19725950
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A:AGP Slot????

Hi and welcome to TSG!

I have split your post off into your own thread. In the future if you have a Question/Problem please start a "New Thread". It get's too confusing trying to address two different people's problem in the same thread and you may get overlooked.

Please continue in this thread.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/agp-slot.591815/
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A:slot 1 p3 500

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/slot-1-p3-500.132381/
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A:PCI slot x16

Nvidia and ATI are just the makers of the GPU chipset. Basically Intel and AMD.

If you have PCIe Slot on your motherboard, you should be able to use whatever card you want. I am running an Nvidia GTS450 on my ATI chipset mainboard.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/120204-pci-slot-x16.html
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A:DVD slot

Does it make a noise as well? Just that it could just be something to do with the drive...not a big problem surely?

Sorry-this isn't really any kind of help but on our main desktop the drives are crazy...but they work so it's not really a problem
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-slot.669216/
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motherbaord
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813157035
 

A:3.3 v apg slot

It should work fine. Only really old agp cards use 3.3v. Newer ones use 0.8v(8x agp), and 1.5v(4x agp).

Hope you like the setup.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/3-3-v-apg-slot.33968/
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A:AMR Slot

AMR is a special modem slot, it takes an AMR Modem. This is a special type of modem which only fits in this type of slot. It is the only type of card the AMR slot uses. Windows will see it.

SeeYa
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/amr-slot.110931/
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Happy new year!