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Aspire 5315 touchpad not working

My Acer Aspire 5315-2326 touchpad isn't working. I tried the FN-F7 combo, and I tried resetting the defaults in BIOS, and I tried going through the Control Panel. Nothing works. My pointer just sits in the middle of the screen. It doesn't respond to the touchpad or buttons. Help!

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Try and attach a USB mouse. Then uninstall the driver. restart your computer and reinstall the driver. Also clean with some spray to make sure there is no dirt which is causing the problem.

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