Can't get MS USB Optical Mouse working in Recovery CD

  1. Posts : 273
       06 Jan 2017 #1

    Can't get MS USB Optical Mouse working in Recovery CD

    Made Recovery CD and also Thumb Drive. When menu comes up I have NO mouse. The strange thing is Recovery CD for Macrium Reflect has Full control of Mouse (Win PE 10) ????

    99% of Forum users say swap the USB for PS-2 Mouse, then it works.

    I like my Mouse (USB) w/wheel & 4 buttons. Don't want to buy new mouse.
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  2. Posts : 238
    Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10 x64 v1709
       07 Jan 2017 #2

    Make sure BIOS is up to date

    Your specs say you're running Insider Preview? Is that how you built media?? You can also try one of Gandalf's recovery ISO built on a standard Windows PE. If it also works with Gandalf, couldn't help but wonder/suspect if it's an issue with your Preview version?
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  3. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 5,509
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       07 Jan 2017 #3

    One thing I've seen with USB is some things like mice and keyboards and a printer don't work well with USB 3.0 but fine in USB 2.0 ports. The BIOS has support for USB 2.0 but drivers in the OS are needed for USB 3.0. Might check which you have?
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