Wireless Mouse Not Working Problems & Fixes

Wireless Mouse Not Working? Use these fixes to get your wireless mouse working again.

Hi, my wireless mouse suddenly freezes. It no longer works properly and the reset button does not help the situation. Why did my mouse stop working? Is this one of the common mouse problems? If it helps, I noticed that it stopped working after my Windows 10 upgrade! How do I fix it?

If you’re experiencing similar problems with your wireless mouse not working on laptop or desktop computers and you’d like to fix it, then these solutions help resolve the issue. To begin, you should note that your Wireless Mouse may stop working for any number of reasons, including but not limited to, battery discharge, USB port problems, mouse driver problems, etc.

How To Resolve Wireless Mouse Not Working Problems

The first thing that you can do is remove the wireless mouse USB receiver from your computer and take out the battery in the wireless mouse as well. Wait for five to ten seconds. After the waiting period, reinsert the USB receiver into your computer and reinsert the battery into the mouse. Does the wireless mouse work now? If yes, then you’re ready to go! If no, then you need to try the other steps in this tutorial.

Check for Hardware Changes

  • Open RUN by pressing the Win Logo key + the R key and type “devmgmt.msc” to open device manager.
  • Now, find Mice and other pointing devices and find your wireless mouse.
  • Now, right click on your wireless mouse and click Scan for hardware changes.

This operation scans the device and possibly fix any changes that affect your mouse’s ability to function properly with your computer. Is your mouse working now? Yes? Great! If not, then try the following.

How to fix faulty Wireless Mouse USB Receiver

Wireless Mouse Not Working Windows 10

(Note that this is also a wireless mouse not working windows 7 fix).If the mouse stopped working after a Windows 10 upgrade, then the chances are that the device driver needs an update. You can do this by checking the wireless mouse driver page for your mouse’s brand (whether it is an HP wireless mouse not working or Logitech wireless mouse not working) or you can do the following:

Check for Updates

  • Open RUN by pressing the Win Logo key + the R key and type “devmgmt.msc” to open device manager.
  • Now, find Mice and other pointing devices and find your wireless mouse.
  • Now, right click on your wireless mouse and click Update Driver Software.

How to Fix the Mouse Not Working Problem Windows 7

Hey, guys, I’m here today to show you how to fix that mouse not working issue that many people have been having. NOTE: to fix this you will NOT have to download any software this is a non-download way to do it for Windows 7.

If there are updates, then your mouse receives the update and this should resolve the problem. If not, then try this last tip.

Replace Wireless Mouse Batteries

As strange as it might seem, and while this may very well be the first thing that you should try, replacing your batteries may solve the problem.This step ensures that the batteries are functioning and that the problem is not a dead battery issue.

Wireless Mouse Double Click Problem and How To Fix It

Red Ferret: This is my video of how to fix the infamous Mouse Double Click Problem, caused by the flattening of a tiny copper switch plate inside the switch unit itself.

Wireless Mouse Not Working Mac

Disconnect and Reconnect

As with the Windows 7 fix, you can disconnect and reconnect your USB receiver as well as remove the battery from your Wireless mouse. However, newer mice utilise both USB wireless and Bluetooth, so if you’re using the Bluetooth functionality on your mouse and you experience the scroll wheel problem, try to disconnect the mouse from Bluetooth. Even go as far as having your Mac forget the Bluetooth device and repair it completely if turning off and on the mouse doesn’t work.

Apple Wireless Mouse Not Working

Video Game Related Videos: In this short tutorial, you learn how to re-connect your apple wireless mouse/keyboard!


Thanks for reading: Wireless Mouse Not Working Problems & Fixes. This post receives regular updates as more fixes and tutorials come to light. You can also read the Logitech Wireless Mouse Not Working Problems & Fixes page.

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