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Touch pad is disabled and cannot enable it

I just bought at t43. How ever I cannot get the touch pad to work. I went into the control panel, mouse, and found where I would enable it, however, it is disabled and it will not give me the option to enable it. any suggestions?

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There will be a function button on the keyboard to turn it on and off, look at all the f1 f2 etc keys and look for a mousepad symbol and press fn + that button.

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