Mouse Cursor Is Gone (!)

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Soiarn, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. Soiarn

    Soiarn MDL Junior Member

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    Okay, so my mouse cursor is nowhere to be found. I've had to navigate with my keyboard to write this thread, any ideas? I have tried "search for new devices" or what it's called in Device Management, to no luck, also only using my keyboard.
     
  2. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    #2 PaulDesmond, Jul 6, 2013
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    did you check with another mouse? or other USB port?

    Shut down PC, unplug AC cord for a minute and try again
     
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  3. Soiarn

    Soiarn MDL Junior Member

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    #3 Soiarn, Jul 6, 2013
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    I restarted my PC, which I weren't really going to do. (Just try to workaround that for fun.)
    So... The Device Manager never stopped scanning strangely, and I got a good lecture in how to navigate Windows 8.1 without a mouse...

    Edit: Also, many programs like STEAM and SKYPE took unusual long time to boot when I had the problem where the mouse didn't work. As well as Device Manager never finished scanning.

    Mouse cursor works like expected now.