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iMac - Mouse/keyboard dropping out in Windows


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Ok, not really sure where to put this - the deal is, that when using windows, the keyboard and mouse will suddenly disconnect, as it were... I hear the Windows ding sound for USB devices, and they're unusable - quite annoying, considering I only use windows for games. Losing a battle because of a hardware problem is not fun.

The problem seems to be limited to windows, never have any problems in OSX. Anyone else had any similar problems?

Could it be a driver problem? I mean, it's almost like the USB controller powers off or something.
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This is using boot camp right?

I had a similar issue, it seems to be related to the boot camp drivers. Search around, you might find some solutions.
I just ended up manually extracting the drivers off the cd and leaving out the mouse and keyboard drivers.
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if its from bootcamp make sure you have run the drivers cd that you wrote when starting the bootcamp process.
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I've done that, all the drivers have been installed.

Maybe I'll try what you did, Aptmunich
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