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Zylocks

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Hello :D

I recently bought a new mouse, and have run into a slight problem. My previous mouse was bought as a combo with my keyboard. both are wireless, and both run off the same wireless hub thing.

Something similar to this:
http://www.logitech....os/devices/6541
but my model is older/no longer on the website.

So anyways, the mouse was dying, but they keyboard is still fine. So I bought a new mouse, and I can't seem to get the new mouse, and my old keyboard to work at the same time :D. If I plug in the new mouse, my keyboard stops working. And if I swap in the old mouse, it starts working again.

Any suggestions :S?

thanks,

-Adam
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phillpower2

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Hi Zylocks
Have you paired the keyboard and mouse together by pressing the connect buttons on the bottom of both the mouse and keyboard, it may take a couple of goes to get them paired.


EDIT:

and both run off the same wireless hub thing.

This will also have a connect button on the base.

Edited by phillpower2, 07 March 2011 - 02:22 PM.

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Yea I did the connect thing for the keyboard. My new mouse is a wired one so it doesn't need to be paired.

This SHOULD be able to work right? I'm just encountering some random problem along the way?
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Never encountered using a wireless keyboard with a wired mouse Im afraid.
Is the mouse the USB type that has the PS2 adapter on the end and if so will it work in a USB port.
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I'm not sure I know what a PS2 adapter is.

It is however able to connect to a USB port (although when I do the keyboard stops working).

Yea I know... the combo that I want to have is pretty weird, but I don't see why it wouldn't work. My keyboard works fine (normally, when I don't have my new mouse plugged in), so why should I have to buy a new keyboard just because I got rid of the old mouse.

Blarg!

*edit* I added a sweet calvin picture :D

Edited by Zylocks, 07 March 2011 - 03:49 PM.

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A PS2 adapter allows you to connect a USB connector to the ordinary mouse or keyboard port on the rear of the computer.
What is the make and model of the present mouse?
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Here is the new mouse I have

http://store.razerzo...goryId.35208800

The mouse does not have a ps2 adapter thing, BUT it is a USB mouse. So it connects into the USB port as opposed to the old school mouse port. I think that answers what you asked?
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Can you loan an adapter to see if it works ok in the rear mouse port.
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Hrm. I could give that a try, but it sure wouldn't be any time soon, so I wouldn't be able to update you on the matter until a couple of days. Just a curiosity question, why do you think it would work in the old port as opposed to the USB port?


*edit* ok, someone else also suggested a try a kb/usb converter. they also mentioned it could have something to do with the drivers. I have not updated the drivers for my new mouse yet because I have to use my old mouse for the time being to use my keyboard. Do you think I should try updating them (in fear that they may mess up my old mouse)?

Edited by Zylocks, 07 March 2011 - 06:34 PM.

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lewl.. I have found a temporary solution.

If I plug both mice in, they keyboard works. So I'll just keep the wireless mouse plugged in for now..
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If it gets you through until you can try an adapter and it causes no conflicts whats the harm.
A work around for others to try so thanks for posting the update :D
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