Question about Dell Inspiron M5030 Laptop
1) Examine your "Function"/"F" keys
and look for a touchpad icon. If you find one, hold the "Fn" key and
press the touchpad icon button to unlock the touchpad. Move on to Step 2
if your laptop doesn't support this feature.
Posted on Feb 06, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Hello, My function key on Dell
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/insm5030/en/sg/sg_en.pdf PAGE 30
You have to go to (winkey)- xto get to the Windows Mobility Center and in the function key row, select Function Key instead of Multimedia key. This should reverse the Fn problem.
Posted on May 18, 2011
SOURCE: How to disable my touchpad
You can find some instructions on disabling the touchpad herehttp://www.labnol.org/software/disable-touchpad-on-laptop/14052/
and this link has a piece of freeware called TouchPad Pal which allows you to disable the touchpad while you're typing (which should be the only time it gets in the way really) http://download.cnet.com/TouchpadPal/3000-2084_4-11143760.html
Hope this helps!
Posted on May 19, 2011
SOURCE: My Dell Inspiron M5030 Laptop
If the settings of the touchpad doesn't load, you need to reinstall or update the touchpad driver. You can go to "Device Manager" or Dell website and download an updated driver.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 09, 2011
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