Using your Magic Mouse in Windows 7 with the Bootcamp 3.1 drivers

Apple’s recent Bootcamp driver update added Windows support for the Magic Mouse. This is a good thing! However after updating I couldn’t seem to add my mouse. It showed up in the list of available devices, but sat at “Connecting” step for an eternity.

It seems this is a common problem. 

I had this same exact issue. Here's what I did to resolve it:
1. Remove the mouse from your list of Bluetooth devices if it was added
2. Choose to add a Bluetooth device
3. Right-Click on the Magic Mouse and choose Properties (or Settings)
4. Choose services, and put a checkmark in the empty box (It usually takes a few seconds to show up)
5. Close the properties window and let Windows install the drivers
I could personally never get Windows to connect to the device without following these steps. Hopefully it works for you!

Yes, yes it did. A simple fix, but not overly obvious!

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Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 1:08 PM |

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  • # re: Using your Magic Mouse in Windows 7 with the Bootcamp 3.1 drivers
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    Commented on 4/6/2010 12:31 AM

    For those of you who have the Magic Mouse working properly (minus finger swipes), are you using Win7 32 or 64bit? I have Win7 64bit, and can get the mouse working only after uninstall/reinstalling it in the device manager. I lose all functionality after the computer sleeps or is rebooted though. ......

  • # re: Using your Magic Mouse in Windows 7 with the Bootcamp 3.1 drivers
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    Commented on 7/28/2011 10:45 AM

    I tried this but now it says "Unknown device" in my devices window...any other ideas? Thanks

  • # re: Using your Magic Mouse in Windows 7 with the Bootcamp 3.1 drivers
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    Commented on 12/26/2011 3:23 PM

    Thank heaps, this worked on a MB Pro 13 Windows 7x64

  • # re: Using your Magic Mouse in Windows 7 with the Bootcamp 3.1 drivers
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    Commented on 4/21/2012 5:59 AM

    Thanks! Your suggestion worked perfectly!

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