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Upon plugging in USB mouse task bar/apps (skype) freeze?

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    Upon plugging in USB mouse task bar/apps (skype) freeze?


    Title, occurs when I plug in my deathadder I don't have another mouse to test. The laptop is a aspire v3 772g and I recently reinstalled windows which made no difference.

    I've tried reinstalling completely the mouse drivers to no avail.

    If I boot up with the mouse not plugged in everything works fine with no lagging. Also the taskbar freezes upon booting up with the USB mouse plugged in.
    I've also tried different ports


    Any help would be appreciated it's very frustrating

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    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Can you borrow a mouse from a friend and see if you get the same results?
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    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Do you have other usb devices and they don't cause this? If so, sure sounds like the mouse as Nuccii suggests. Also, you have the chipset drivers from the Acer site installed? I notice there is one for the 772G.
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    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Actually, you can also try these. What I have installed on my 771G and working well: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...?DwnldID=20775

    Notes say doesn't do anything for USB but nothing to lose trying.
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Upon plugging in USB mouse task bar/apps (skype) freeze?
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