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Laptop stops booting if wireless mouse receiver attached

When trying to boot, computer won't get past first screen.

If I remove the Logitech Unifying Receiver from the USB port, the computer boots with no problem. I can then re-insert the receiver, and the wireless mouse (Logitech M510) works great from that point forward.

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marked as duplicate by soandos, KronoS, Joe Taylor, Kyle, 8088 Jul 22 '12 at 1:11

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I had a mouse with that technology and laptop booted without problems. What Do You mean " won't get past first srceen" does it hangs permanently on bios checking? Did You tried to put it in another usb port ? –  Adam RichardSon Jun 18 '12 at 21:05

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You might try going into BIOS and changing your boot order so that USB comes after your HDD. I wouldn't think that a unifying receiver would register as a bootable device, but then again I have seen people's computers try to boot from iPods that weren't in "disk mode" before...

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solution "good" almost as removing the dongle... –  Adam RichardSon Jun 18 '12 at 21:03
Please explain. Not sure why this isn't at least a good place to start? –  Steven Leimberg Jun 18 '12 at 21:26

You might try looking for a 'enable legacy usb' type option in the bios. Toggle its value.

If you don't have something like that, I'm at a loss, as I don't really see how the HID protocols from the receiver could affect a boot, unless some strange boot code is seeing the dongle as some sort of boot device. weird.

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