Q: Error: “This device cannot start. Code 10” for ps2 mouse This thread is locked from future replies

Original title: ps2 mouse stop working in vista sp2


My ps2 mouse was working well before upgrated to vista sp2.

In the computer devices management, microsoft ps/2 mouse appears yellow triangle with  black ! in it.

In addition, the state of mouse is " this device cannot start. code 10 ".

Don't tell me that I should reinstall vista. I hate it.



Hi fouvy,

Here’s a link which gives a description of the Error Code 10 and fix for it. Take a look at this link and follow the steps given to fix the issue.

Description of Code 10-related errors that Device Manager generates in Windows-based computers

Divya R – Microsoft Support.

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