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My touch pad only works on a small corner of the pad.. the sometimes it works fine.....

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Check your settings first of all in the control panel by clicking on the icon. If all OK;

Go into Device manager (right click on Computer icon, select and click properties), device manager.

Go down to your 'touchpad' driver. It'll be under Mice and other pointing devices. Click the '+' sign next to the heading.

Right click on your pointing device name and choose properties.

Click driver.

Update driver.

If this doesn't work, plug mouse into your computer and use that.
Then do the same again but click 'Disable' and reboot computer.

Then do the same again and this time 'Enable'.

Then try it without the mouse.

If it works fine but then goes faulty again, it's either a faulty driver file or your touchpad needs replacing.

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    thank you.. but the thing is I just bought the computer friday and now the mouse pad is working fine.. it comes and goes, so was wondering if there was anything I can do myself

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Try downloading the latest drivers, however, the symptom you describe is worn or dirty contacts on the underside of the touchpad, you could try removing and cleaning it but in all probability, it will need replacing

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