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External USB Wireless Mouse and Keyboard not working.

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Oct 27, 2012 5:48 AM

I use a Thunderbolt Display (TBD) with a MacBook Air (MBA) generally in clamshell mode.  I have external wireless usb keyboard and mouse with usb receiver plugged into the TBD usb port.  The keyboard and mouse do not work when I connect the TBD to the MBA unless I reboot.  I noticed today that if I plug the usb receiver into the MBA instead of the TBD the mouse and keyboard do work without rebooting.  I would prefer not to have the usb receiver plugged into the MBA all the time because I don't need it when I travel and I am afraid I will lose it. Any thoughts/suggestions?

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