mouse stops working

  nedjin 10:55 25 Apr 10
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hello all,

I have a weird problem these days. I am using an HP Pavilion laptop running win 7.

My mouse was working fine until I connected my ipod nano gen 2. When I did that it continued to glow red, but did not work. restarted - nothing. restarted disconecting everything except the mouse - again nothing.

Then I connected another mouse and it worked fine. Until I connected the ipod again. Disconnected the ipod, restarted - the same story repeated itself. When I connect it to a different USB port though it flickered red a few times and then it stoped completely.

Windows said "usb device not recognized".

When I connect it back to the usb port it was connected previously, even before the ipod was connected, it again glows red, but does not work. Windows is silent :) ...

if anyone knows how to fix this please advise
Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:06 25 Apr 10

Shut down
Remove mains lead
Remove battery
press and hold power button for 30 seconds
refit battery
reconnect mains lead
Boot laptop
retry USB device.

  nedjin 20:05 25 Apr 10

Thanks :) ... problem solved

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