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Left click button below touchpad on dv8000 not working

Today my hp laptop dv8000 decided to stop working. the right click works fine as well as the touchpad. The left click doesnt work at all and is loose. i took it into best buy and they couldnt figue it out. They said that I would probably have to replace the whole piece, touch pad and right/left clicks. Any suggestions on what it could be?  Also tonight it would work for maybe 15 seconds then stop working again. 
Thanks,  Sarah

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  • chaotic Dec 16, 2007

    Hiya Sarah,

    My DV8000 started the same thing this morning. Did you have a solution? It appears the left mouse key is damaged. The right key has it's normal smooth click feel where as the left key has a distinct rocking maybe it's not seated properly.


  • supersadie Mar 06, 2008

    Had laptop less than a year. Touchpad and right click works, but double tap and left click does not.

    Synaptics, it is.

  • ketan675 Apr 27, 2009

    left click button below touchpad of my hp540 stops working. i face this problem before also but it gets automatically ok but this time it goes long time.i m in search of solution.   my 



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I have same problem with left click. I called HP, they asked me a lot of confirmation questions such as name, adress, e-mail , phone numbers, finally they came to the point after 25 minutes conversation on the phone which made me sad. They said my warranty is expired 32 days ago , and they cannot even give me advise on the phone. I had no problem for one year at all I was just expecting to hear a simple solution. But it didnt happen. I will not buy HP products especially leptops anymore.

Posted on Jul 27, 2010


Buy a new USB mouse so that you will not bother using the left click on the laptop anymore. try also restarting your computer.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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My HP laptop has the same ledft click problem. At less than 6 months old, I sent it to HP to be fixed. When I got it back it worked mostly but still had issues. Now it is not working again.
HP customer service sent us a box right away to ship it to them with postage paid. This time they want to keep us on the phone for 40 minutes troubleshooting software. They refuse to just take the damn thing back and fix it. I won't be buying an HP laptop again. BTW I have another HP whose hard drive is dead at about a year old.

Posted on May 30, 2008


I have the exact same problem after 1 year of use. I think this is probably a manufacturers defect from being used 'too much' i am replacing the palmrest (to get a new touchpad)

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Sarah it might be due to Hardware malfunction i think you should replace the switches+touch pad! can i know how much old is you laptop? most of the touch pad needs to be replaced when used more than 4-5 years!

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