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Wireless/USB Mouse is Not Working in Windows 10


When you use Windows 10 system or after you upgrade the system to Windows 10, you will meet some issues associated with mouse (Logitech, Razer or other manfacturer). The most common is your wireless or USB mouse stop working in Windows 10 system. Here you can get the solutions about this problem.

Way 1: Reconnect the USB/Wireless Mouse

Normally, if this can solve the problem, you are lucky.

First, disconnect your USB mouse cable and wait for some seconds (30 seconds - 60 seconds), this will made the Windows system unload the device driver. Then reconnect the USB mouse to the desktop or laptop, the Windows 10 will automatically detect the USB hardware and reload the driver. We also called this function as Windows Plug-and-Play (PNP) function.

change a usb port

Small Knowledge: What is Microsoft PNP?

PNP full form is Plug-and-Play, it is proposed by Microsoft. It means that the system automatically detect peripheral equipment and motherboard, automatically install the device drivers to make this device working, without human intervention, is a Windows technology.

Way 2: Change a different PC USB Port

If you find your USB mouse is not work, please try to plug out the USB port and try to plug into another port to have a try.

change a usb port

Way 3: Check the Wireless Mouse Battery

If you use the wireless mouse, check if the mouse is turn on. Make sure the old or worn battery in your wireless mouse can works properly. If not, replace a new battery and try again.

wireless mouse battery

Way 4: Update Wireless/USB Mouse Drivers

Sometimes, most condition is after you upgrade to Windows 10, the mouse drivers is not compatible with Windows 10. So for Windows 10 to recognize your mouse device, update the mouse driver is necessary.

For update a device driver, there are at least three ways you can follow.

1. Use Microsoft Windows Update USB Drivers

As default, Windows 10 can update all your device and accessories drivers automatically. You can enter the device manager to do this. Click here to view fast ways entering the device manager.

After you enter the device manager, expand the "Mice and other pointing devices", you will see the mouse type you are using in Windows 10. Select the first option "Update Driver Software" from the right-click menu.

update windows 10 mouse drivers in device manager

Next, you will see the automatically search the new version of mouse drivers and update it.

windows automatically search and update mouse drivers

After you click the first option, it will start work. Several seconds later, the USB mouse driver will installed in Windows 10.

2. Manually Download and Update Mouse Drivers

This way will be take you more time. Because you need find the drivers package from the official site and download it. After you download it, you can install it by yourself.

For example, if you want to update Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse drivers to Windows 10. For the Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP drivers, view it from here.

First, you need to find the Logitech download center: http://support.logitech.com/en_us/downloads

Second, select the "Download" option. Enter the "G600 MMO Gaming Mouse" in the search box. The result will show below.

search logitech g600 mmo mouse drivers for windows 10

Third, click the word link or the button to enter the download package page.

download logitech g600 mmo gaming software windows 10 64 bit

Choose the right bit version and click the "Download" button to start download this driver. After it finished, install it.

3. Automatically Download and Update Mouse Drivers in 3-Clicks

This is one of the best among the three methods. Only three clicks you can download and update mouse drivers. You do not need do these things: find drivers by yourself, download drivers slowly, step-by-step installation guideline.

Here you can use Driver Doctor to help you do all the things. As a highly effective tool, Driver Doctor provides an easy and fast way to help you find, download and update your computer drivers. What you need do is click "Scan Now" button to start use this software. Before you view this simple guide, you can try to view the more details guideline about automatically updating Logitech mouse drivers.

Click the Download Now button to download this software first:

After the program download, install and run it.

First, click "Scan Now" button.

scan devices on windows 10

Second, click "Get Drivers".

Third, click "Download" or "Download All" button.

Fourth, click "Install" button.

Way 5: Test Your Mouse on Another PC

The main reason why I list this way at last is another PC has a different condition. Maybe it will cause other problems. But you can try to plug your mouse USB port to another PC to test if it is work well.

Normally, when the mouse does not work at all (Such as when you plug mouse USB port to pc, the mouse light does not appear, the cursor does not move or not appear on the screen), you can change another PC to test your mouse. If it does not work on another pc, maybe you need to consider buy a new one.

Summary: So the above five ways will help you solve the mouse problem. And the most likely is after you upgrade to Windows 10, you will be lose part of mouse function. So keep the compatible and updated drivers for Windows 10 is the best way.

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