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Can't log in - TouchPad does not work

My daughter was using my new laptop. She logged off instead of shutting it down. Now I can't log in. It says the computer has limited resources and to log in on an account that's already open. The touch pad does not seem to work either. Any solutions?
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Kathy

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  • cbhk Dec 30, 2007

    Thank you!!

  • Preetesh Jan 15, 2009

    I have the same problem, my touchpad doesnt seem to work, I tried shutting it down by holding the power button as I couldnt do it any other way. I started up the laptop again and the same problem is happening.


    Any solutions??

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    i have a sony vaio laptop and all of a sudden the touchpad doesnt work but i can use an external mouse any ideas?

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    i've installed xp pro on an acer aspire 9301awsmi and installed synaptic driver 8.3.5 for the touch pad but it does not funtion, windows doesn't seem to see the hardware. i'm able to use ps2 mouse., any assistance would be greatful

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    I just bought this computer.. had it running on administrator. I logged out and it wouldn't let me log back in...

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You you cannot navigate using Touchpad you can use "tab" key. if doesnt work also shut the computer by holding the power button about 5 seconds and restart the computer. If issue persist please post your question with model information of the computer, Operating system etc.

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