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Touchpad not working

  • hansenj Jan 20, 2009

    This system has vista!!! I found the solution! All I had to do was use the Fn+F9 button to open the Vista utility drop down menu and reactivate the touchpad or I could have used the USB mouse to do it. That drop down menu alway pop up when I don't need it! I should have known.

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First check: Control Panel -> Mouse -> TouchPad On/Off

Second check for a button near the mouse pad, often there are buttons that will enable/disable the touchpad

Thrid use the shortcut key FN+F9(or what ever F key that is used by your laptop) to disable/enable the TouchPad.

Fourth try this software: http://www.kingzm.com/eng/files/download/MouseManager.zip

Fith
- Select Start, Settings, Control panel.
- Open System, click on Hardware, and Device Manager.
- Expand "Mice and other pointing devices", and double click on the entry below, that may be called "HID-Compliant mouse", or "Alps Pointing Device".
- Under "Device usage", choose "Do not use this device in the current hardware profile (disable)", and click OK.

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