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  • Pat Hansford Nov 16, 2008

    My Dell Inspiron 8100 has this problem from time to time. Sometimes I can correct it by doing a hard reset (take out the battery and unplug power cord.) Also, sometimes I can go to Device Manager, uninstall the PS 2

    mouse and restart the computer. Crazy! It will last for a while then it is gone again. I have a USB touchpad that I can plug in when the touchpad is not working (Most of the time.) Unlike most, I prefer the built-in touchpad. Wish I could find a replacement.

    ladyandbill@verizon.net

  • pawelchabiel Nov 27, 2008

    When I touch the pad there is no answer on the screen. The computer cursor does't move. There is no problem with moving the cursor by mouse.

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    I can use the touchpad by using the cursor but it does not function the double click tap ,what can be the problem

  • speshstud Mar 18, 2009

    My touchpad isn't responding. It says the mouse is working properly under control panel-mouse, and my USB mouse works. However, I prefer the built-in touchpad. I tried Fn + F7 and Windows + F7. The "Turn Caret Browsing ON/OFF" popped up, but the touchpad still doesn't work. I was told there may be a hotkey, but I can't find anything else about it. Please help.

  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    Touch pad on laptop not responding

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Hold Fn key and press F7, if that does not work hold windows key and press F7, if that does not work plug in a usb keyboard

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The sz series is notrious for having a crappy touchpad - I struggled with mine for years - setn *** back to Sony siad that I needed a new motherboard. Yeah, right... to fix the touch pad.
Well I saced the $699 - and did the black tape fix, and smooth sailing since.
http://doube.org/sztp.html

I am hitting all the forums Sony, so hope you read this.  This is the only recourse I have for you having tried to jack me for 700 dollars.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: touch pad scrolling problem

Use alps one as well as check weather your touch pad is lock or not

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: key board and touch pad do not work

Did it shut off on the keypad? Sometimes things are being so frustrating that we forget that the keypad has a shutoff that can get bumped. Make sure it's on.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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