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Serial mouse

From: Noreen
email: noreen@san.rr.com
Remote Name: 24.30.154.115
Date: 10 Feb 2000
Time: 21:25:13

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My mouse pointer suddenly froze up. I restarted the computer and during boot up Windows 98 gave me a message: No mouse has been detected. I went into device manager and under Mouse there is a yellow exclamation mark next to the seial port driver. I removed this line and went through add/remove hardware and added a standard serial mouse driver that is on the Win98 CD. It copied and installed and I restarted the computer. Same thing. Win98 doesn't detect a mouse. I went into BIOS and my Com 1 port is there with proper IRQ and I/O. The next thing I did was connect the mouse to another computer: it works great! I reconnect it to my computer and the problem doesn't go away. I checked the serial cable inside the tower and everything looks ok. What is happening? I hear you are a computer genius so I have come to you for help. Noreen

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