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Problem with touchpad

My hp laptop with vista ultimate OS is undergoing a problem.The touch pad is not working.The movement of the cursor is monitored by it but the click process is not functioning.None of the folder or icon is opening by the click although the cursor is moving.

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If you have a usb mouse try plugging this in and see if it works opening your files etc.... if it does then do to control panel>system>device manager and and look for pointing devices, right click on touchpad and select uninstall. Reboot your computer and remove the usb mouse, windows will pick up your touchpad as new hardware and install it. Hopefully this will resolve your problem

I hope this helps

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While typing cursor jumps of to different lines and different areas


If you are using the touch pad, try turn it off and using an USB mouse. I have found that my palm hits the touch pad and causes random cursor movements.

May 12, 2011 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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I'll move the cursor to one spot on the desktop and it will move itself to another....windows 7


You mean, the cursor is erratic and moving all around here and there?

Decrease the Touchpad Sensitivity...

I see that your Laptop was shipped with Windows Vista and it seems you are using a Retail version of Windows 7. Specially, HP/Compaq Laptops is designed for Retail versions and you can face some device/driver functionality issues. But, you can still try the followings.

As per my knowledge, your Laptop has the Synaptics Toucpad.

To Change the Sensitivity of the Touchpad:
1. Right-click on the desktop and select Personalize > Mouse Pointers . The Mouse Properties settings window will open.

2. Select the Device Settings tab. Select the Synaptics TouchPad device and click Settings. In the Properties for Synaptics TouchPad window, expand the Sensitivity topic.
3. Select the PalmCheck option to adjust the sensitivity (decrease it) of the touchpad to avoid erratic cursor movement caused by accidental touching of the pad during normal typing.

If the Device Setting tab is missing.....

1. Click Start, in the Start search field type Msconfig and press enter.

"System Configuration Utility" box will pop up on the screen.

2. Click the Startup tab.
3. Search for "Syntpenh" entry and select the checkbox beside it.
5. Click OK. Restart the computer. Perform above step.

If you are still not able to perform the steps, update the driver from following link.

Synaptics TouchPad Driver: ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp44501-45000/sp44969.exe

Restart the Notebook and check for the problem. It should be resolved now.

Aug 22, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook

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How do I disable touch pad when using a mouse? ASUS K50IJ Win7 64 bit


To turn off the touchpad when an external mouse or other pointing device is present, you can goto the Control Panel and double click the Mouse properties icon.

Click the Device Select tab and check "Disable Touch Pad when USB Pointing Device is present." The cursor will no longer move via the touchpad.

Alternatively, you can permanently disable the touchpad of your laptop by clicking the "Disable Device" in the Touch Pad setting. Advanced users can disable the touchpad from the BIOS setup [press F2 when the computer is booting to enter BIOS settings]

Unfortunately, there are no keyboard shortcuts to enable/disable Touchpad movement or tapping. You can however drag the Mouse icon from the control panel to your Quick launch bar for quick access.

If that sounds too much effort, you may consider adjusting the sensitivity of the touchpad. This can be accessed from the Touch Pad tab of our mouse properties. Choose a low setting.
You can also go to link below to get help.

http://labnol.blogspot.com/2007/05/disable-touch-pad-of-your-laptop-avoid.html

Dec 30, 2009 | ASUS A6U Notebook

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Same problem with acer travelmate 4060


I have seen this too many times. Make sure your touch pad and hand is clean. Any moisture like sweat will cause wacky movement. Dry and grease free for best results.

You may want to update your driver to the latest for your OS here.

http://www.synaptics.com/support/drivers

Sep 06, 2009 | Acer PC Laptops

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Cursor jumps around screen when typing


your dell laptop are supposed to have a program on touchpad, if you dont have that in your system then the touchpad is jumping

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Hp dv7-1285dx touchpad vertical scroll no longer working


Whatever be the laptop, HP bundles the necessary drives in the C drive under the folder SwSetup. You'll find the touchpad driver in this folder. For the steps in installing and making the touch pad work follow
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00678194&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3860674

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try removing your battery and replace it back. its like resetting it.

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No cursor control


U may have to reinstall ur touch pad driver

otherwise use external mouse and then check it out


otherwise uninstall ur touchpad drivers then install it

Jan 20, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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