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Compaq Presario CQ50 Touchpad Won't Work

The touchpad on my Compaq Presario CQ50 (115NR) does not work.  The button above it to enable/disable will not work either.
When I go to the mouse properties within control pannel, the Device Settings tab is there, but there are no devices listed in the box.  It's empty, and therefore I can't enable the device through there.  
I have also tried to reinstall the drivers from both synaptics and HP but this did not work either.  A USB mouse works fine, but is not ideal for when I need to be mobile.  
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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