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Right touchpad key no longer works

For some reason, a few days ago, the right key of the touchpad mouse lost its function. It would work sometimes if I kept pressing it repeatedly, but now it does not seem to work at all. Nothing pops up when I right click. However, the left key is still fine as well as all my keyboard keys. My computer is also running at its normal speed.

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Try to make sure the key is not depressed. If it is, you can try to remove the palmrest (plastic that extends from the left to the right side of the computer below the keyboard) and try to put the key back in place. You can check the manual at support.dell.com to know how to remove and reinstall the palmrest.

If this doesnt work, you must replace the palmrest. Obviously it's a defective hardware. You can call dell's spare parts sales and order a palmrest at 8773723355.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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