Mouse not working

Question

When i boot my computer normally the mouse pointer is nowhere to be seen but if I boot in safe mode it works normally. Any idea what could be causing this ?

Thanks in advance.

Stuart Giles

Answer

This question was answered on October 16, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I had this problem last night Make sure that the mouse is plugged in to your system Chances are it might have come unplugged and it's not completely out of the port If this doesn't solve your problem,let your system go ahead and boot up, wait about 20 seconds to see if the mouse shows up Once it's booted up and the mouse is still no where to be found, you might want to hold down on CTRL-F10 key If this doesn't work try a warm boot of the computer which is CTRL-ALT-DELETE If this doesn't work try a cold boot and that's turning the system off and wait about 10 seconds before you start it up again Hope this works for you and good luck

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Posted by Jeffrey of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 16, 2001