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Windows 7: Mouse and Keyboard stop working during games.

02 Aug 2013   #1
consolemaster

Windows 7
 
 
Mouse and Keyboard stop working during games.

Hi, this is my first thread and i'm a bit inexperienced with computers but bear with me here. Ok so yesterday whilst i was playing a game my keyboard and mouse stopped working. The keyboards lights started flashing and the mouse just stopped responding (even though the mouse light was still on). I thought this was temporary so i shut down my computer and turned it on again. The first 30 mins or so were fine but then the same thing happened. So i disconnected their usb ports and connected them again...it didn't work. So the only solution seems to be is reseting the PC. And thats only temporary. I need an urgent solution please. Also this doesn't happen on boot, it only happens when i'm playing a game or have several programs open or drawing something on paint.

My keyboard is : Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Mouse: Logitech Gaming mouse G400
CPU: Intel I7 2600K

Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance.


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02 Aug 2013   #2
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

I had this problem once with a PC Update Tool Have you updated anything like mouse and keyboard even the usb drivers
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02 Aug 2013   #3
consolemaster

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BigTabs View Post
I had this problem once with a PC Update Tool Have you updated anything like mouse and keyboard even the usb drivers
nope
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02 Aug 2013   #4
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

That's all i can associate it with to tell the truth i would not have a clue then....... Give it 5 mins someone should/will help you
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02 Aug 2013   #5
consolemaster

Windows 7
 
 

UPDATE: ok so i took out the usb and put it in another port and it worked. It probably has something to do with the mouse because it keeps disconecting and connecting again
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02 Aug 2013   #6
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

If it works in another USB port I don't think it's the mouse could be a mouse the only works with 2.0 and not 3.0 USB port someone will hopefully clarify what I have said maybe
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02 Aug 2013   #7
BigTabs

Windows 7 64 (bit)
 
 

Just re read your post if you have put it into a new/ different port and it works but disconnects still then yeah could be the mouse but you said the keyboard as well which I think your extremely unlucky if that's the case
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