Appreciate the Gift Card Goodie -- purchasing workout clothes in virtual and real life -- unable to walk much and can't run at all but am getting ready to sign up for a comprehensive physical therapy program that concentrates on musculoskeletal realignment to achieve balance and ease chronic pain (my companion of 30+ years).
Is this a laptop you have? How old? Did the problems happen right away, all at once or were you having the odd problem just come and go? I have had a ton of trouble with my mice stop working. If its not a dead battery, it could need a cleaning with forced air,or a USB connection stopped working (where you plug the mouse in -try another outlet if you have another one) as might your keyboard need a good cleaning. To check for updates, click on the start, then control panel, and of the long list there should be Windows Update on there which will allow you to check for updates 16 days ago