But only until it restarted then the problem was back. Accessing a machine without a working mouse or keyboard If, as I suspect, no mouse or keyboard will work, then you have a dilemma, as all of the recovery steps require you to at least type into the machine. Not able to use mouse or keyboard which of course limited my ability to even get into Windows. If your keyboard is working: 1. Also it used to automatically scroll when I used mouse scroll which has quit and I have to click on a blank spot on the screens to get it to start working! You may not need to try them all.
Now you can use an on-screen keyboard to enter your credentials. To find the errant filters we need to query your registry, this is perfectly safe as it only reads what's there. To fix your mouse and keyboard not working issue, you need to disable automatic driver updates from Windows. You can Automatically update your mouse and keyboard from Device Manager. The inability to reset the system was tied with the system restore malfunctions. Turns out, after the update if you change an item plugged into a usb port, the next time the computer starts, or comes out of sleep on some subset of machines it will turn off power to the usb ports. Then choose Browse my computer for driver software 6.
You can also delete the software or programs that have been installed lately that can cause such mouse and keyboard concerns. You might try booting from a recovery disk and see if the repair tools on that disk give you some options to non-destructively fix your mouse and keyboard drivers. This might solve your problem. I finally found a solution: uninstall that update, and it will work fine. The solution was simply to get a new mouse. Windows 10 Enterprise - 1709 build 16299.
I lost the keyboard and mouse locally again. The only way I've found to fix it is to restart the computer. Here some solutions you may apply to fix and restore keyboard and mouse to working state. Feel free to ask back any questions and let us know how it goes. I manually downloaded the correct version the update from the and reinstalled it see screen shot below. Dell can't do anything about that.
I tried switching usb ports and update mouse and keyboard drivers, but it didn't help. Open Device Manager by typing Devmgmt. After a system scan has been performed all users will be provided the option to update out-of-date or missing drivers. This problem happened to me on a laptop and an improperly installed Windows update was the culprit. Past update failures were at least eventually solved. Almost went ahead with reinstalling Windows till I saw this post; I never would have thought Windows Update was the issue.
The client was using the pc normally when seemingly the usb devices lost power. Things are about to get destructive. I have done internet searches, the closest thing I have come up with is that it could be caused by Flash, but I rant he Flash uninstaller and that didn't help. The trackpad or the external devices might still be working, but there could be an issue with the inbuilt keyboard. If both didn't work I'd expect it to be a controller like the southbridge needing proper driver files loaded. Verdict: I can't explain it, but my mouse was causing my system to lock all mouse input, regardless of plugging in another mouse or not. I have had to do so much tweaking with the new computer antivirus and modem problems too that I don't know what I did just prior to the problem starting.
If it makes mistakes like this consistently, of course, I would look for an alternative. I found a way to display the hidden drivers and Keyboard came back on with the yellow yield sign. To disable filter keys, go to Settings and then Ease of Access. Unfortunately, the method is suitable only for computer owners, and it does not always work. If you still have question on the subject of fix mouse and keyboard not working on windows 10, write to us in the comment section below. Although Bluetooth or Wi-Fi mouse and keyboard do not require any software to be installed in Windows 10, if you are using older models, they may need some 3rd—party software or driver to be installed. In case it is not resolved, consider the next suggested method.
From there, I was able to do a system restore. I also created an account just to thank you. Sometimes, the input devices are not properly functioning as a result of which they fail to be recognized in Windows 10. I've tested it with a Logitech Gaming Mouse, a Razer gaming mouse, a logitech optimal mouse, and a windows mouse. Thanks for the help everyone, but if anyone else has this problem: just reinstall Windows. Your mouse and keyboard not working issue is linked with improper working of the ports.
Note: If on clean boot keyboard mouse started working then you must uninstall recently install applications to check and identify which apps prevent keyboard and mouse working normally. These tips could or could not be the exact solution to your problem but can help. The Solution As I now had remote access to the pc, I tracked the issue down to the windows update that failed to install correctly. Worked fine after the update until I restarted the computer a week later. Sometimes, the response produced by Windows 10 is not according to the input provided. Save you files and close all the running programs. Hope this helps someone else.
Can someone tell me why is this happening? It's all just extremely bizarre to me. Upon downloading it, my mouse stopped working. You can change to a different setting mode to see if the problem is resolved: 1 On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time. I obviously have replaced the batteries, and tried them in other computers without being able to replicate the issue. I'm going to try getting a new mouse now that i found this thread, and thought i would post this as a way to tell people to keep this in mind when considering this mouse, as it may cause trouble.