key board and mouse

  nutty norm 19:23 14 Feb 12

I have just been given a new keyboard and mouse and they dont seem to be recognised, i have an old Genius keyboard and a PC Line optical mouse, any answers please windows XP Home edition, Nutty norm

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:36 14 Feb 12

Have you loaded device drivers for your new keyboard and mouse?

  nutty norm 20:11 14 Feb 12

There is nothing in the box just keyboard and mouse , i assumed it was a plug and play devise, what are device drivers, Nutty norm

  northumbria61 22:06 14 Feb 12

Genius keyboard driver download from here (choose your O.S.)enter link description here

  northumbria61 22:12 14 Feb 12

You shouldn't need any additional driver for the mouse -

You dont need to install drivers, its plug-and-play, Do this.. 1 start 2 right click computer 3 manage 4 click device manger 5 expand on pointing devices 6 right click your mouse > uninstall Finally restart your computer, then plug the mouse back in - windows should find a generic driver.

  nutty norm 23:44 14 Feb 12

Nutty Norm here, did everything. and now its working a treat, Thanks for everyone.

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