What do the battery lights mean on my mouse?

Applies to: Microsoft accessories

Some keyboard and mouse models feature a battery light that shows the current status of the batteries. The following table describes the different lights and states.

Light Device Model Status
Single long green blink Rechargeable Batteries are good. This occurs when batteries are first installed or every time that the device is turned on.
Slow green blink Rechargeable Device is docked in the charging station and is charging properly.
Steady green Rechargeable Device is docked in the charging station and does not need additional charging.
Steady green Presenter Mouse (Japanese version) Laser pointer is on.
Red/green blink Wireless Device is discoverable (trying to connect to the transceiver).
Slow red blink Non-rechargeable Batteries are low and need to be replaced.
Slow red blink Rechargeable Batteries are low and need recharging.
Fast red blink Rechargeable Device is docked in the charging station, but there is a charging error.
    Reasons for errors: The wrong type of battery is installed; the battery or batteries are missing; or the battery connection is bad.
    Solutions: Make sure that the correct battery or batteries are installed, and are installed correctly. If necessary, remove the batteries, wipe them with a clean cloth, and reinsert them.
Steady red Presenter Mouse (Standard version) Laser pointer is on.