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Touchpad is non-responsive

My laptop touchpad does not respond. I have rebooted and hard reset to no avail. Any suggestions?

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  • pgmontgo Sep 20, 2008

    I can't even do that because I can't get the touchpad to work.



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Check the driver if its installed correctly in device manager
start>setings>control panel>system>hardware>device manager>look for the listings if you found the touchpad hardware is installed correctly then tell me the model of the laptop

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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    Efren Javier Sep 21, 2008

    obtain a usb mouse so that you can check out the device manager



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Inorder to fix the Touchpad issue, try the hard reset steps:

Sometimes it is necessary to do a hard reset to erase all of the information in the temporary memory and regain functionality of your PC when it stops responding. For example, doing a hard reset is helpful if your keyboard quits responding, you cannot get your PC to come out of hibernation or sleep mode, or if a software program causes the PC to freeze.
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If these steps does not work, update the BIOS version from HP website .

In rare case if the issue still persists, you need to restore the notebook to factory settings using Recovery Manager or recovery discs.

Before performing recovery, you need to backup all your data to external hard drive because it will erase the data from the hard drive:

Vista F11 procedure:
1. Reboot the notebook PC.
2. Press F11 when the HP logo displays.
3. When the Recovery Manager appears, click Next .
4. When prompted to use the Microsoft System Restore program, select No and click Next .
5. When prompted to use the System Recovery, select Yes and click Next .
6. Select the option to perform the recovery without backing up files and click Next .

The recovery process will return your PC to the factory image.


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