Does your display not turn off automatically? You may need an update for your wireless mouse.

On my shiny new Windows Server 2008 R2 installation, my monitors won’t go into low power mode even though they should turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity based on my display settings in Windows.  Chris Rathjen suggested to me that it could be the wireless mouse (Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 in my…

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Dell Mini 9 and Win7: Getting a Microsoft Bluetooth mouse working

Win7 is awesome, so today I put Windows 7 Professional on my Dell Mini 9.  This is the third laptop on which I’ve installed Win7, and every time it puts a smile on my face.  The installation works well and generally most devices work after installation, minimizing time spent fiddling with drivers.  The few devices…

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