Download or reinstall Mouse Driver Windows 10 [Steps]

What is Mouse Driver Windows 10?

Mouse (wired or wireless mouse) is one of most necessary computer peripheral required to perform various tasks on computer. It is also an alternative option to touchpad or trackpad on laptop. Depending on mouse hardware model attached to your Windows 10 computer, Mouse Driver Windows 10 must be installed in computer.

For example, if you have Logitech-brand mouse attached to Windows 10 PC, then Logitech Mouse Driver must be installed in your Windows 10 computer. However, mouse is plug & play device and mouse driver installed in your Windows 10 computer is automatically enabled when Windows recognize your mouse.

To check the status of mouse driver in Windows 10, you can go to ‘Device Manager’, expand ‘Mice and other pointing devices’ category, click on your mouse. Check if it shows ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on your mouse. If yes, then mouse driver update is necessary. ‘Yellow Mark’ on your mouse in showing in ‘Device Manager’ could one possible reason behind ‘Mouse not working’, ‘mouse keeps freezing’ or similar issue in computer.

In Windows 10 PC/laptop, updating Windows OS can resolve any issue in Windows computer, install driver update for majority of hardware device connected/attached to computer, and improve performances as well. However, it doesn’t always find a driver update after release due to driver incompatibility issues. In such case, you need to download the mouse driver update separately if Windows update failed to update mouse driver. Let’s go for the solution.

How to download and reinstall Mouse Driver Windows 10?

You can get latest mouse driver for Windows 10 through manufacturer official site.

Step 1: Open your browser and visit your PC/laptop manufacturer website

Step 2: Download the latest version of your mouse driver.

Step 3: Once downloaded, press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’

Step 4: Locate and expand ‘Mice and other pointing Devices’ category

Step 5: Right-click on your mouse and select ‘Uninstall Driver’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish uninstall process

Step 6: Now, double-click on ‘Downloaded Mouse Driver setup file’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation process.

Step 7: Restart your computer once finished and check if it works.

How to update Mouse Driver in Windows 10 using ‘Device Manager’?

Updating mouse driver can fix problem with mouse like ‘mouse not working’, ‘mouse pointer keeps freezing’ and other issues. Let’s try.

Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ and expand ‘Mice and other pointing devices’

Step 2: Right-click on your mouse and select ‘Update Driver’.

Step 3: Follow on-screen instructions to finish update process. Once done, restart your computer and check if problems with mouse are resolved.

Download or reinstall Mouse Driver update in Windows 10 [Automatically]

If you don’t have enough time or technical knowledge to implement manual steps to download or update mouse driver, then you can try ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’ to get driver update with just few clicks. Automatic Driver Update Tool will automatically find the latest updates for all Windows drivers including graphics cards drivers, sound card drivers, network adapter drivers, mouse drivers, keyboard drivers and other device drivers, and then install them into computer. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get Automatic Driver Update Tool


I hope this post helped you on How to download or reinstall Mouse Driver update in Windows 10 with several easy steps. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.