Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Mar 13, 2008, 10:33 PM   #1
ktalebian
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Wireless Mighty Mouse on Windows XP

Hi there!
I was wondering if it is possible to connect wireless mighty mouse to Windows XP! If so, how?

Thanks
ktalebian is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 13, 2008, 10:52 PM   #2
kfordham281
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
I haven't had much luck getting it to work in Bootcamp, but it works just fine when I start up my Bootcamp XP partition in Fusion.
__________________
Apple Mac HQ - Apple/Mac/iOS News, Reviews, Giveaways, and More
kfordham281 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 12:45 AM   #3
ktalebian
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Yeah, I read that somewhere too, but I already have stuff installed on XP, and I do not want to uninstall it. Hopefully a driver will be available soon!
ktalebian is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 01:18 AM   #4
himansk
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Talking

I use the bluetooth mighty mouse without any problem when I do boot into windows. Just go into the bluetooth devices section and follow the instructions to search and connect to the mouse.
__________________
retinaMacbookPro 2.6GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD
iPhone4 32GB
himansk is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 01:57 AM   #5
ktalebian
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
I did! And it detected it as well! But it does not work!
ktalebian is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 03:59 PM   #6
kfordham281
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by ktalebian View Post
Yeah, I read that somewhere too, but I already have stuff installed on XP, and I do not want to uninstall it. Hopefully a driver will be available soon!
You can point Fusion or Parallels to run your Bootcamp partition too. You don't have to uninstall or reinstalling anything.
__________________
Apple Mac HQ - Apple/Mac/iOS News, Reviews, Giveaways, and More
kfordham281 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 04:18 PM   #7
dorrik
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somerset
Send a message via MSN to dorrik
Bluetooth mouse in xp

I've got a similar problem but with a Microsoft bluetooth notebook mouse, it was recognised immediately by OS X and works great, but I can't get it to work in bootcamp (XP), it conneects but it is not set up as mouse. I connected a friends logitech mouse in bootcamp without a hitch but I didn't try it in OS X. I tried installing Microsofts intellipoint drivers to no effect (Apart from intellipoint constantly crashing in vmware ).
__________________
MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Penryn | 15.4" Matte | 4GB RAM | 250GB 5400rpm HDD
dorrik is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 14, 2008, 04:24 PM   #8
jcgnu
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
It perfectly works and the installatin is pretty straight-forward.

Just double click the Bluetooth icon on the taskbar and look for the Mouse. When it discovers it, it'll prompt you for a NIP or code thing... It's 0000.

After that, the computer does the rest of the job.

It's very simple actually.
jcgnu is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 15, 2008, 12:52 AM   #9
ktalebian
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Alright, I got it to work, except that now, everytime I restart, I have to refind the mouse and it reinstalls the driver! Why??

Thanks
ktalebian is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 15, 2008, 09:40 AM   #10
dorrik
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somerset
Send a message via MSN to dorrik
I screwed up my bootcamp partition after trying to remove parallels tools. During re-installation of windows xp in bootcamp my bluetooth mouse automatically connected and worked fine, after installing the bootcamp drivers, I had to add it manually through the bluetooth settings but it remained connected when I restarted bootcamp. After adding vmware tools the mouse no longer connects in bootcamp even though it is still there as a device in the bluetooth settings, its quite frustrating.

So it looks to me like vmware tools is interfering with bluetooth in bootcamp, but I can still add the logitech bluetooth mouse without issue.

To my mind if one works surely the other one should to.
__________________
MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Penryn | 15.4" Matte | 4GB RAM | 250GB 5400rpm HDD
dorrik is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 15, 2008, 10:27 PM   #11
nylock10
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Is anyone having the slight problem of having to click the bluetooth mighty mouse/keyboard a few times for it to connect?

I couldn't find any sort of "auto-connect" setting in Bluetooth Device control panel, maybe you guys could point me in the right direction.
nylock10 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Aug 5, 2008, 10:52 PM   #12
C130
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
I know this is probably a stupid question but how do you go in and add the wireless mouse if you can't get the mouse to work in the first place? I tried to install Windows XP with Bootcamp on my mother in laws iMac and after the install I can't get the mighty mouse to work. Any suggestions? Do I have to use a wired mouse to manually go in and add the bluetooth mighty mouse?
C130 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Aug 6, 2008, 09:14 AM   #13
Supaklaw
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NYC
Send a message via AIM to Supaklaw
Yes, you use a wired mouse if the wireless mouse doesn't work... unless you are telekinetic or are NEO and can mentally enter the machine code world.

You also must make sure you installed Bootcamp correctly, because you need to update your Apple software within Windows, as it downloads Bluetooth drivers that autoconnect the keyboards and mice. After that, if it still isn't recognized you have to pair the devices from the Bluetooth menu, and in my experience you need to do that 2 or 3 times before it takes. (first won't see it, jiggle the mouse until it sees it, pair it... repeat until it properly saves the settings).

But most of the time, in XP 64-bit anyway, it recognizes it immediately without any installation.
Supaklaw is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Dec 10, 2008, 12:04 AM   #14
djwobble
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Quote:
Originally Posted by jcgnu View Post
It perfectly works and the installatin is pretty straight-forward.

Just double click the Bluetooth icon on the taskbar and look for the Mouse. When it discovers it, it'll prompt you for a NIP or code thing... It's 0000.

After that, the computer does the rest of the job.

It's very simple actually.

JUST incase anyone else was having this issue i would say that this is the BEST resolution. God knows i can't find my mighty mouse info booklet now!

Thanks OP!
djwobble is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Dec 23, 2008, 06:48 PM   #15
SnowLeopard2008
macrumors 603
 
SnowLeopard2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Silicon Valley
Send a message via AIM to SnowLeopard2008
Mine works. I just added it using the bluetooth device install wizard or something and every time I boot up, after a few clicks on the MM, it will work.
__________________
Mac Pro | Thunderbolt Display | iPhone 6 Plus | iPad mini | Apple TV | AirPort Extreme
SnowLeopard2008 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 16, 2009, 08:49 PM   #16
Mcchicken
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: May 2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by jcgnu View Post
It perfectly works and the installatin is pretty straight-forward.

Just double click the Bluetooth icon on the taskbar and look for the Mouse. When it discovers it, it'll prompt you for a NIP or code thing... It's 0000.

After that, the computer does the rest of the job.

It's very simple actually.

Thanks, the passcode IS 0000. I tried creating my own but it won't work cuz it say it won't connect to my mouse. However when I tried 000, it connects!!! thanks buddy
Mcchicken is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Systems and Services > Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wireless Mighty Mouse Not Working mcmacker4 Mac Peripherals 6 Jan 5, 2013 08:06 AM
Wireless Mighty Mouse internal speaker not working !!! dtelena Mac Peripherals 0 Jul 30, 2012 08:56 PM
Wireless mighty mouse, magic mouse Jmouse Mac Peripherals 1 Jun 28, 2012 02:05 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC