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Apple Wireless mouse - reconnecting after sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2004/07/23 - Marc Heusser

wondering what I missed:
my wireless mouse and keyboard (both from Apple) work well with my 17" PB. (using encrypted transmission)
One annoying difference is that my keyboard connects automatically after a few seconds when I switch it on.
This does not happen with the mouse.
This is most annoying when the computer goes to sleep.
I usually can connect the mouse by using Browse devices from the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar (hitting Browse, after a while it responds with device does not have necessary services, but the mouse works afterwards).

Is there anything I missed to do that automatically ie reconnecting the mouse?

TIA

Marc

Marc Heusser
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Message #2 - Posted 2004/07/23 - Dave Seaman

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 17:39:25 +0200, Marc Heusser wrote:

wondering what I missed:
my wireless mouse and keyboard (both from Apple) work well with my 17" PB. (using encrypted transmission)
One annoying difference is that my keyboard connects automatically after a few seconds when I switch it on.
This does not happen with the mouse.
This is most annoying when the computer goes to sleep.
I usually can connect the mouse by using Browse devices from the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar (hitting Browse, after a while it responds with device does not have necessary services, but the mouse works afterwards).

Is there anything I missed to do that automatically ie reconnecting the mouse?

I find that pressing on the mouse's on/off switch (which causes it to start flashing) almost always results in a reconnection.

Dave Seaman
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