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For about four days, my mouse stops working when beep-like sounds start and starts working when the "beep" arises again but now the beeps go on and off but I can't move the cursor with the mouse at all. I'm using the keypad as a mouse. The beep sound doesn't come from the mouse itself but I hear it from the speakers/monitor.

I tried restarting the computer etc. but nothing works. I've been using this Logitech mouse for like 8 years. Is it just a case of "broken"?

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You are more likely to get an answer if you increase your accept rate. 13% makes it look like you don't care enough to even make a single click. –  Xavierjazz Oct 7 '11 at 15:28
But the thing is I thought I'm only supposed to accept if it helps the problem so it can be useful to others. Most of the answers I got didn't help. Should I "Accept" anyway? –  verve Oct 7 '11 at 15:39
Set a very specific sound in "sounds" to "Device connect", and "Device disconnect", and "Device failed to connect". I put some cool voices in there myself, so they are identifiable beeps. I suspect that the mouse device is disconnecting, there are thousands of reports of mostly USB, and Some PS2 mices in win7 64 bailing out. Many people switched to PS2 port , and some do not HAVE a PS2 port on the motherboard anymore. :-( Over at MS forums they supply the usual reinstall and sfc type copy paste to the threads, but not many people reported that fixing it. –  Psycogeek Oct 7 '11 at 15:44
It sounds like you care about doing things right more than M. Xavierjazz thinks. ☺ How about telling the world what sort of mouse it is and how it is connected to your computer? –  JdeBP Oct 7 '11 at 15:46
Fair enough........ –  Xavierjazz Oct 7 '11 at 15:52

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