No Mouse Detected

  KW2K 11:29 30 Aug 2005

HI All, I've got a old win 98 pc which now for some reason does not pick up the mouse, whether it be a ps2 or serial mouse. If i boot up in safe mode the attached serial mouse works fine, but when I boot up in normal windows mode, there is no mouse present on screen. Does anyone have an idea why this is or a fix for the problem. As well as no mouse, the screen resolution has changed, but until I get the mouse to work, it difficult to see if I can change the screen resolution back to what it should be.

Thanks once again.

  DieSse 12:13 30 Aug 2005

Boot in safe mode and look in the following files

autoexec.bat (in the root)

config.sys (in the root)

win.ini (in the Windows or Windows/system folder)

system.ini (in the Windows or Windows/system folder)

Take out any and all references to mice.

Save the modified files and reboot - your system may then pick up the mouse afresh and detect it correctly.

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