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    How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    I have purchased Cordless Logitech Ex 90 (Mouse and Keyboard) , and installed 2 batteries in mouse and also in keyboard

    i cant turn off the mouse , i am pressing green button and also removing the receiver from usb

    port then also there is light in mouse. Why any idea.
    YEs i am pressing green button but nothing happens . i dont want to drain batteries when not in

    use.

    Also how many hours do batteries work any idea. Like if i use mouse for 5 Hours daily then
    when will be battaries be drained.
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    the GREEN button at the bottom of the mouse is for connecting the mouse with the receiver.the only way to switch off the mouse is to manually remove the batteries.
    the batteries sud last for bout 3 months.
    even i've used the Logitech EX-90 and at present i'm using a MS wireless kbd and mouse.even i've to remove the mouse batt to save batt pwr.

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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    As far as i know , those have a built in timer to switch off power if the kb/ms is inactive for a certain amount of time ... atleast the one's i've used and the one i'm using does ... i never turn off anything besides my pc ....

    As for battery , keyboard one should run over 6 months easy .. mine rusn even longer ... and for mouse it depends on how much u use it .. while gaming , running on two AA batteries , it goes to just over a week , while with less of gaming , the max i hit was just under a month

    Overall it actually depends on the type of combo ur using , its build and the quality ..

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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    Quote Originally Posted by assasin
    the batteries sud last for bout 3 months.
    I used to own a Microsoft Wireless mouse and the batteries did last 2 to 3 months.

    But a frnd of mine is telling me that the batteries in his wireless mouse last for 4 to 5 days only. wat do u think wud be the problem. im not sure which brand of mouse he is using but its either logitech or microsoft.

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    My keyboard mouse is having the off button.. and its about 7 months old, and still i havent changed the batteries , its Laser Mouse and both are bluetooth (microsoft) ,
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    Right Shantanu mine too the latest one might be having the same.
    Anyways even it is not there then nothing to worry as the device is designed in such a way that when the mouce or keyboard is not in use then it goes in a sleep mode and consumes almost negligible power because their design compells them to do so.
    so nothing to worry much...!
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    Quote Originally Posted by assasin
    the GREEN button at the bottom of the mouse is for connecting the mouse with the receiver.the only way to switch off the mouse is to manually remove the batteries.
    the batteries sud last for bout 3 months.
    even i've used the Logitech EX-90 and at present i'm using a MS wireless kbd and mouse.even i've to remove the mouse batt to save batt pwr.

    Thanks all for the replies
    Only 1 question so should i remove the batteries of mouse and keyboard when not in use. Ofcouse i will use every day.
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    ^^^ no need 2 remove the kbd batts.u may remove the mouse batts if wont use it for more than 5hrs.

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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Cordless Mouse and Keyboard when not in use

    I have Microsoft Wirelesss Combo 1000 Series and the batteries lasted for Mouse like 4 months....Keyboard i hvet changed and this is now 5 th month
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    Mine batteries for mouse is over , They did not ran for long .
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