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Touch pad i can not get my touch pad to scroll? is there a button or something that might have gotten clicked on to precent it from scrolling. the mouse works fine it just wont scroll hp pavilion

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  • drobs Nov 22, 2008

    there is no icon that is square with pointer above it. the touch pad works just not to scroll on the side of the touch pad

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    i cant turn off touch pad?

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    Hp DV4000 mouse pad does not work and tried the FN and F key. That did not work either.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    worked fine yesterday but today it won't allow me to scroll up or down on pages.

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Your touch pad might be disabled find the fn key + touchpad icon usually found between F1 to F10 the icon is like a square with pointer above it

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Touchpad Scrolling


The scrolling feature on a laptop touchpad can take some getting used to, which causes some users to disable the feature.
Whether scrolling was intentionally turned off or never enabled on the laptop, it can easily be turned on from the "Mouse Properties" menu.

Click "Start" (or the Windows logo button in Vista and Windows 7) and select "Control Panel." Select "Classic View" in Vista if not already displayed. Double click "Mouse."
You may also access "Mouse Properties" in Vista and Windows 7 by clicking the Windows logo and typing "Mouse" in the search box.
Press "Enter," then click "Mouse" when the search is finished.
Select the "Hardware" tab.
Select the touchpad and click "Properties."
Click "Change Settings" if the settings aren't displayed.
Click the "Device Settings" tab in Windows 7 and select the touchpad.
Click "Settings."
Click "Virtual Scrolling" in the touchpad properties window.
Click the boxes next to each "Enable Scrolling" box and click "OK." Scrolling is now turned on for your touchpad.

May 26, 2013 | ZT Group Cisnet PC Desktop

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HP 2530p EliteBook - touchpad stopped working. Scrolling works except touch scrolling on right side of pad) and right button, but that's all. Wireless mouse works fine.


To access Mouse Properties, select Start - Control Panel - Hardware and Sound -Mouse.

Use Mouse Properties in Windows to customize settings for pointing devices, such as button configuration, click speed, and pointer options.

Jan 18, 2013 | HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook

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The scroll bar in my laptops' touch pad isn't working.


The scroll on your laptop is controlled by the trackpad installed on the system.

If you are having problems with the scroll on your laptop's trackpad, there is something you can do before you take it into a computer repair shop.


Updating the driver to the trackpad will enable the scroll if it is not working at all.

Once the driver is updated, your scroll should work again.


You can access the driver through the Device Manager on your laptop.


Click the "Start" button, then click the "Search" option.


Type "Device Manager" into the search bar and press the "Enter" button.

Click on the "Device Manager" icon from the menu, then scroll down to the "Track Pad" icon on the left side of the screen.


Click on the icon, then click the "Driver" tab at the top of the window. Click the "Update" driver option from the window.


Wait for the new driver to install on your computer.


This should take about two minutes to complete.

A window will appear telling you that the driver has been installed.


Put your fingers on the touchpad to move the mouse around on the screen.


Hope this helps.

Nov 27, 2012 | Dell Vostro 1015 Laptop

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How to unlock a mouse on a laptop


On the top of your keyboard there should be F keys like F1,F2 etc.
Every F key has a little picture.When you see a touchpad picture press Fn+F5. According to my Laptop. For example if your touchpad picture is at F6 then you would press Fn+F6.The Fn key should be located near the ctrl keys. If this does not work then try the following steps:-

1 Click the Windows "Start" button in the bottom-left corner of your desktop. Scroll up and click "Control Panel."

2 Choose the "Mouse" icon or type "Mouse" in the field in the upper-right corner. Click the "Enter" button and then click the "Mouse" link.

3 Press the "Hardware" tab or the tab to the right of it that specifies the type of touch pad you have. If you are under the "Hardware" tab, highlight the touch pad in the list of devices and click the "Enable" button. If you are under the touch pad tab, click the enable button.

4 Click the "Apply" button and then click the "OK" button.

Apr 30, 2012 | Dell Computers & Internet

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I recently deleted some old files and temp files to free up disc space and when i rebooted, the scroll on the right side of the mouse pad is not working the buttons are and the double click function is too...


Hi,
The files in temp folder can be safely deleted and have nothing to do with touch pad atleast. Something else might have gone wrong. Just check from the Device Manager or Control Pannel that the drivers for touch pad are installed. If so, check for the scroll option (synaptics touch pad utility) and set it accordingly.
If it doesn't work, you may download and reinstall the touch pad drivers again from the manufacturers support site.

Hope it helps! Good Luck!
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Apr 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My scroll bar at the right ofmy mouse pad stoped working what do i do


  • Click the Windows Start button, select "Settings," and then click "Control Panel."
  • Step 2 Double-click the icon labeled "Mouse."
  • Step 3 Select the Touchpad properties tab. The labeling of this tab varies, depending on your computer manufacturer, operating system version and the device drivers installed on your machine. Common labels include "Touch Pad," "Device Settings" and "Dell Touchpad." If you do not see this option, you may not be able to turn on scrolling for your laptopmag-glass_10x10.gif; skip the remaining steps and refer to the "Warnings" section below.
  • Step 4 Click the "Settings" button within the Touchpad Properties menu and look for the section labeled "Scrolling Settings" or similar. Enable scrolling within this section and define other scroll settings, such as scroll zone width and scrolling speed.
  • Step 5 Click "OK" to confirm your changes, and then close the Control Panel windows opened in the previous steps. The scrollbar on your laptopmag-glass_10x10.gif is now enabled.
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    Touchpad scroll is not working in my laptop lenovo 3000G430


    download synaptics pointer device off the net its free.

    Aug 14, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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    Scroll on laptop ''mouse section'' doesn't work.


    No, your touch pad is perfectly fine. The scroll function is controlled by software. A driver may have gotten erased. This is usually no big deal. You can download the driver off the internet. Where it is, I don't exactly know. Post again with the model of the compter and ask for someone who can tell you where to get the driver.

    Nov 12, 2008 | HP Pavilion zt1170 Notebook

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    Turn off scroll button


    hold down the fn key and press the scroll button.

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    THE 4-way scroll button IN MY ASPIRE 5100 DOESNT WORK


    Double click the icon in the toolbar. Click the device settings tab and then hit setting. select buttons in the list on the left side. Hit the plus sign(maximize) and select scroll up button action....scroll down button action...Etc. For each action select what you want it to do and just hit apply and move to the next. Once you have selected the action for scroll up, down , left, and right hit apply again just to be sure and try it. It should work. I just did it on my 5630 but Im assuming it works the same.

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