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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi i have researched this as i didnt know personally people have told me it s different for certain models and the 3 main options i have seen is this
Option 1: Press FN+F5
Option 2: Press FN+F7
Option 3: *Requires a USB mouse for temporary use* Follow Link http://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/SHARED/FAQs/1008796faq29.shtml
I really hope this helps as i would be lost if i couldnt use my laptop or my pc
Posted on Jul 18, 2010
I had this problem on my Dell Inspiron 1318, so I went on to their support centre and through the Chat to a technical advisor tool, they uninstalled and reinstalled the driver which controls the touchpad and now the problem is completely gone. I suggest you contact Acer or the customer service of the company that you bought your laptop from and ask them to do something similar. I didn't even need to send my laptop back, Dell were able to take control of my laptop remotely and it only took about an hour in total. Hopefully your provider will be able to offer a similar service.
You may even be able to do this yourself if you can figure out which touchpad driver you need and look on the Acer/laptop maker website support and look at updates for drivers or downloads or something similar. Personally I found using the company's expertise much easier.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
Its something to do with the trackpoint, possibly the cable has become loose.
* If an emergency power down is made by switching the system off during or while an application is open, then immediately switching the system on creates a 8611 error.
* Repeatedly turning power off and back on without properly shutting down or allowing the system to shut itself down.
Wait at least 6 seconds or longer after shutting down the system or before restarting to correct the 8611 error.
See if that gets rid of the error, if not it could be a loose cable to the trackpoint.
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
is there a touch pad lock button, that locks the pad? if there isn't then there is most likely excess debris or dust or something under there that needs to be blown out with airisol can. If both of those solutions don't work then i would check to make sure the driver is installed for the touch pad. Good Luck. and i hope it works out.
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Posted on Aug 24, 2009
You can try this first: http://en.kioskea.net/faq/1902-disable-enable-the-touchpad If still can't, check whether your hardware is detected and installed from Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager and look for the touchpad device status. If everything is fine, it might be an hardware issue.
Posted on Jul 30, 2010
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