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Touchpad cumputer is six months old and the colour on the touchpad has worn any solutions Touchpad surface worn after 3 months of use. although it works ok, it sticks with the finger and gets badly marked. the touchpads on acer notebooks are so much much better.

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  • la_show_em Apr 03, 2009

    Surface of my touchpad left mouse button is scrapped (by my fingernail?). I'd like to touch up the surface, but don't know what to use.

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You could clean it.
Personally I plug a USB Mouse, Cos I cannot be Bothered with a lot of wasted energy in using a touchpad. Far faster with a mouse. The other answer is Statutery rights.

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