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DeathAdder 3.5G -- sensor turned on even after computer's off?

post #1 of 5
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Pretty much what the topic states. I've owned (well, still own) an MX518 and a Naos 3200, and none of them had their sensors left on even after a complete shutdown.

Just curious whether it's okay to let the sensor stay on? Been unplugging it whenever I'm done using the comp until I can find out how to turn off the powered USBs on my mobo (P8P67 Pro).







*note: Yes, I've posted this on another thread, but said thread isn't as active as I thought it was :X
post #2 of 5
Did you plug in the DeathAdder after your computer was booted?

Just restart with the DeathAdder plugged in then shut down. The PS/2 and USB ports stay powered... So if you leave your capslock on then you shut down it will stay on. If you plug in the mouse after you boot it will stay on...
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the reply!

Let me clear up the misunderstanding:

- I hook up the mouse before I boot the PC.
- I remove it after a shutdown because the sensor seems to want to stay on.


I'm just wondering if it's safe for the sensor to stay on? It's a bit annoying having to unplug the mouse every time I do a shutdown. Of course I could find a way to disable the powered USB, but... I haven't had much luck trying to find out how to do it for my mobo...
Edited by Narmo23 - 8/15/13 at 9:12pm
post #4 of 5
I occasionally have this with my keyboard (MK-85). I may be wrong, but I have a theory it's something to do with the driver / control software not shutting down, but being brutally molested when Windows shuts off.

I'd refrain from disconnecting the mouse every time though. More trouble than it's worth. Maybe try another USB port that isn't supporting USB charge.

Also look inside Device Manager, and check the USB devices options / Power Management, and same thing in the Keyboard / Mouse options.
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Well I don't see why it would not be OK to leave it on. I never bother unplugging my usb stuff I just let them stay powered on. Well for me it would not make much of a difference anyway as my PC is on pretty much 24/7. Also I have an Death adder 3.5G and after about 2 years of having it pretty much always on there has not been any problems.
    
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