mark please refer to your existing post the fix is there, the problem is
your battery not the device or the driver.
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"mark" <mark@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Subject: Problem Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 8000 - Bluetooth
> Message: When the mouse is put on the charge pad its green light pulses 8
> times slowly. Then a red light flashes continuously and rapidly. The
> NIMH battery does not charge except for a few minutes of use. Even when
> mouse is left on the pad overnight. The obvious deduction, the mouse is
> charging during slow green pulses.
> This problem started early in August when a Vista update included a prompt
> to update the mouse driver software with a download from Microsoft. The
> Microsoft download was run and stopped itself with a note that the driver
> was not compatible. That is when the mouse stopped charging properly.
> Then late August another Vista prompt to download the updated driver for
> the mouse, and this time the driver installed. However, the mouse
> continues to fail to charge for more than a minute when it is first
> placed on the charge pad (green pulses).
> The mouse battery charge anly lasts a very short while. If I take a half
> hour to reseat the mouse on the pad every time the rapid red blinking
> occurs, I can slowly build up the charge. The slow green pulsing lasts
> 30 seconds, so in half an hour the mouse is reseated on the charger pad 60
> times for about 20 minutes of operation. Consider that not all slow green
> pulsing coincides with actual mouse charging.
> Microsoft can direct me to a safe driver update, please. That would be
> greatly appreciated. It would be really appropriate if Microsoft would
> correct the error in its driver update (s) effecting the Laser 8000 mouse
> (date of
> manufature, 2007). I need more than that though!
> If you are thinking I need a new battery, don't mention that here. I have
> spent over $20 and tried out three new NIMH batteries.
> If you are thinking, "Push the little reset button on the bottom of the
> mouse and on the bluetooth tranceiver, just like it says in the user
> manual", forget it, nothing happened. 8 slow blinks is because I tweaked
> mouse using various combinations of holding buttons while putting the
> onto the
> charge pad.
> A previous Microsoft mouse result was that I got emailed the complete tech
> specs which included "button controls". In the beginning the rapid red
> blinks started instantly without any green. Necessity is the mother of
> invention - not necessarily efficiency, yes. Tech specs and tricks would
> most efficient way to solve this dillema. Otherwise, I just wasted $169.95
> on what I thought was a secure and reliable mouse.
> Mark Stewart, August, September, October 2007
> ps: I am abandoning SharePoint for Linux because higher SharePoint
> cost parallels less cross platform compatibility and more office-only
> I really don't want to have to abandon Microsoft hardware. Sometimes the
> simplest solutions are the best ones.