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Acer Touchpad Problem

I installed a new HD on my Acer 230. Installed XP Pro and SP2. I get no response from my touchpad and must use an USB mouse. Any clue why it is disabled?

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  • bobdee Dec 06, 2007

    I do have the CD but unfortunately they would not load. Got to second disc and system froze every time. I have downloaded the drivers from Acer ran the setup wizard, rebooted the system but still have no touchpad activity.

  • huiwhy_87 May 11, 2010

    hi, my laptop can use the touchpad but it cant use to click anything....so, i only can use mouse now to click file..can give a solution to solve my problem?



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You should (hopefully) have a system CD for your Acer 230, with system drivers on it. That should contain the touchpad driver, so by installing that CD and its software, you should restore your touchpad, and perhaps other things as well.

If you cannot find the CD, you can probably find the touchpad driver or Acer 230 driver package on the Acer web site.

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