What's going on with my mouse

Question

i just recieved a computer from my friend that wasn't working so i put in a new power supply and that fixed it. That was the only thing that had gone wrong with it. I started it up and tryed the mouse and it wouldn't work. So i bought a new mouse and installed the software and it still didn't work i was wondering what could be wrong for the mouse not to work?

Answer

This question was answered on February 13, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Check your device manger, right click my computer on your desktop and select properties and click device manager, in your device manager list look for error signs, if you have a red "x" next to a device the device is disabled, double click the device when its properties sheet opens up click the enable device and restart your computer, if you have a yellow "!" the device has a problem Re-check your device connections, If your experiencing an IRQ issue reconfigure device or conflicting device to use a different IRQ

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Posted by Eugene of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 13, 2003