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If this indicator does not change, your computer is frozen; meaning all hardware on the computer (including the mouse) will not work. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. To check if you need the vxd's for yourself, look in the Driver File Details tabs in your Device Manager ( Control Panel > System > Device Manager ). Installation is in two steps: installation of the software and then setup of the mouse to perform as you wish. http://roguewb.com/windows-98se/windows-98se-hjt-log-and-question-on-mouse-movement.html

If the mouse has worked properly in the past (I.E. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Follow BleepingComputer on: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ Back to top #3 Sylveon Fetish Sylveon Fetish Topic Starter Members 364 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Regards, Hawk :beer: Vista will never be gone as long as Windows 7 is here! The page says it applies to Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Professional Edition... check here

Edited by RolandJS, 03 April 2015 - 05:56 AM. "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." -- Ben Franklin revisited. Files in question: vcomm.vxd vdmad.vxd configmg.vxd vdd.vxd vmouse.vxd ntkern.vxd vflatd.vxd Windows 98 Drivers Bug The MS Windows '98 installation does not install some vxd files in your system directory ( what press that button to reset and the will should get redetected When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth !!Join the next generation of computing, Vista will never be gone as long as Windows 7 is here!

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  • this is not a new mouse), turn off the computer, then disconnect and reconnect the mouse.
  • OP, are the drivers for the USB controllers installed?
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Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Looks like it's a dead mouse. Windows 98 users plugging the mouse into a USB port will need to install the USB drivers before they can use the device, so have the installation disc handy. Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)"Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Enter your operating system & download. Put it in your C:\Windows\System\Vmm32 directory. I think you have to start with PS/2 then add the drivers for USB. I'm currently running a PCPitstop virus scan, wondering if I've picked something up.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Open Windows Device Manager. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Back to top #4 Animal Animal Bleepin' Animinion Site Admin 33,177 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Where You Least Expect Me To Be Local time:09:45 PM Posted 29 March 2015 - 05:35

patmac replied Mar 18, 2017 at 12:35 AM Replacement For Failed Laptop... http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?36399-serial-mouse-not-detected-in-windows-98 After Windows has finished loading, I unplug and then replug the USB mouse, at it is detected and I'm good to go. Wait, what? If you find it, click on the image & it will take you to a d/l page.

You can access it as follows: You can open Device Manager by double-clicking on the System icon in Control Panel, and choosing the Device Manager tab. this contact form Clearly it's gotta be something to do with the computer itself and not the mouse. I don't have a Windows 98 disc anymore, so I'm hoping I can...and if so, where does it go? If the mouse is working in Safe Mode, there is likely a driver or software conflict.

I'm pretty sure that Windows 98, both first and second editions, did not only support USB out of the box but also USB human interface devices i.e. If networking is working I suspect you could install a vnc server while in safe mode then reboot into normal mode and use the vnc server to install the USB keyboard If you have a question, start by using the search box up at the top of the page - there's a very good chance that your question has already been answered have a peek here All rights reserved. 2002-2017 Vintage Computer Federation, all rights reserved Why is my USB mouse not detected reliably?

I tried reinstalling my old one, but a pop up message came up saying something to the effect that it wasn't allowed? Replaced Ver. Normally I'd say make sure that Windows is up to date, particularly since Win98's USB support was never all that great.

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I've run the PCPitstop antivirus scanner and nothing came up. To find the replaced DLLs, click Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Information, Tools, Version Conflict Manager Note: To my knowledge, the Version Conflict Manager will not detect any replaced DLLs Ask Leo! More about Leo.

Knowledge is limited. Our only problem came when we tried it out on clear glass. I'll try to find my old W98SE notes. Check This Out Remove all mice listed by highlighting each device and then pressing the delete key on the keyboard.

I also have a wireless optical mouse & what you posted is very true. Problem is i have a retro rig i have been working on and trying to get usb keyboard and mouse working Currently don't have a PS/2 keyboard or mouse so have brianF, Jul 3, 2000 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Win98 does/did natively support some USB contrrollers.

H-street, Dec 16, 2011 H-street, Dec 16, 2011 #10 Dec 16, 2011 #11 evilsofa [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 10,088 Joined: Jan 1, 2007 jojo69 said: ↑ hell, a NICE rig still has As it turns out, however, it generates numerous problems with most PCs. Period.Click to expand... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258773 here's the list of supported USB controllers in Win98 and ME, per Microsoft.

It is not the same as a corded optical mouse. Back to top #15 gileadexile gileadexile Member Members 13 posts Posted 19 December 2006 - 01:03 AM It's a Logitech Mini Optical Mouse. keyboards, mice, and joysticks. in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions.

Demon10000, Dec 16, 2011 Demon10000, Dec 16, 2011 #14 Dec 16, 2011 #15 H-street [H]ardness Supreme Messages: 4,413 Joined: Feb 25, 2005 Someone gave me a ps2 mouse. I can continue to load Windows. Have a look at Mouse in Control Panel under Hardware & see if it is being recognized. Join our site today to ask your question.

reread my OP. You can check the file versions ( they should be 4.10.1998 ) if you want to find out whether you need the vxd's DLLs replaced by Windows '98 Microsoft's new OS Stay logged in [H]ard|Forum Forums > Bits & Bytes > Operating Systems > Style Hard Forum Dark Contact Us Help Home Top Terms and Rules Style by Pixel Exit Skip to win98 does not recognize ps/2 mouse Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by trackervan, Jul 2, 2000.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I have Logitech corded & wireless optical mice & the driver is included. it specifically says ps2. We tested the mouse on a variety of different surfaces to see how it performed.