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I recently updated my computer and now the keyboard and mouse

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I recently updated my computer and now the keyboard and mouse do not work. Any suggestions? I've tried unplugging the computer and taking the battery out several times but that did not work.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Hi there and welcomeWhen you say update, you mean to windows 10?And whats the make and model of the computer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

It is an HP laptop Pavillion dv6000

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Thanksremove the power and the battery then hold the power button down for 60 seconds, then release.Connect the power and the battery and turn it on and tell me please if you still have the issue.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Did you receive my reply?

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
No sorry, can you repeat it please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Your suggestion did not work

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
If you plug in a external mouse, is this then seen?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I am using an external mouse but it does not work. The cursor is in the middle of the screen but does not move.

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
ThanksPlug it into a different USB port on the Laptop, does it then function?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I have tried that with every port on the computer but it still does not work.

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
When you say you recently updated the computer, what exactly did you update?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

What was recommended by Mint. There were about 12 or 15 items that needed to be updated.

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
which version of windows do you have?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I do not have windows on that computer. It is a Linux system.

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
oh ok, I will then have to opt out for a linux expertyou do not need to do anything, one will contact you when they take over your case.