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My averatec 7100 notebook keeps loosing the touchpad functions- Its like it doesnt exist when i search for it. i can use an external mouse, and when i search for the touchpad mouse it only shows my external one. the touchpad stopped working before i added the external

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Maybe reload the motherboard software..

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