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Touch pad is not working--COmpaq Presario B1900

My touch pad is not working.i clicked on UPDATE DRIVER tab I found as I browsed along the device manger and now the SYNAPTICS DEVICE on the HARDWARE tab has become PS/2 COMPATIBLE MOUSE !!--and still it's not working! It would also say CAN NOT CONNECT TO THE SYNAPTICS DEVICE. I would want to try to uninstall/install the synpatics driver but some users who tried it says it did not work on them even. please help. you may email me at

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Hold down the FN Key + F6 (OR the corresponding F key for the touchpad)

The B1900 can have its touch pad turned on and off.

Its a good feature when you just want to use an external mouse.

Hope this helps

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try reinstalling windows if problem continue then problem with hardware please check with any service center....

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