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Dell touchpad disappeared

I own a Dell Inspiron 1525. just today, i noticed the touchpad icon has disappeared and i can't use the pad to scroll down-i have to click and drag on arrows-this is annoying. i already tried going into control panel but when i click on "mouse" category it just freezes. HELP

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  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    My mouse doesnt scroll down. I need to drag it to the right, click on the bar and drag it down! Annoyiiiing! Help me please

  • ranjahdazle Sep 07, 2008

    My touch pad is also giving me the problem with the icon missing, and the pointer not responding. First the pointer was clicking on things i never clicked, rapidly from one thing to the next. Now no response at all.

  • Anonymous Sep 09, 2008

    The same exact thing happened to me! It clicks stuff i don't click and the touchpad icon is no longer there so i can't fix it ughhh

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    unable to use the touch pad for scrolling up and down, unable to locate icon

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    my touch pad icon also disappeared and wont come back

  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same problem... I re-booted my computer and after doing so my computer no longer thinks I have a touchpad mouse.. instead it thinks I have a regular mouse.. or that's what it looks like on the control panel. It's very frustrating!

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    i have similar problem my touch pad is not working while left and right buttons works fine

  • froggy_277 Dec 22, 2008

    Same thing is happening to me.... but I had to run the clean copy of Vista cd provided with the computer to clear a virus and since then, the scroll doesn't work and the touchpad is extremely sensitive even though I tried changing the sensitivity in the control panel........ very annoying and frustrating...

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    one day my icon for my Dell touch pad just disappeared. I couldn't scroll fown anymore because of it.

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I too have this problem, please help!

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    i have a problem in scrolling on touchpad

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    I reinstalled all my dell software but still do not have the touchpad scroll or dell touchpad icon...

  • mariamti May 11, 2010

    i noticed the touchpad icon has disappeared and i can't use the pad to scroll down-i have to click and drag on arrows-this is annoying.

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If your power adapter is a 2-pronger this is a known issue in Dell power adapters. Call Dell support and they may be able to replace it with a 3-pronger

i have the same problem with an older Dell B130, but i am using a new aftermarket power adapter with only two-prong plug. When i use the OEM power adapter with 3-prong plug it works fine (there is a tiny short in the jack that plugs into the computer, i can get the OEM to work by pulling the cable to one side) Odd that the power adapter affects touchpad performance, but it does


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Anyone try going back to a restore point before this started happening?

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Try using your touch pad when your laptop is running on batteries (while power supply is disconnected).
Many of new power supply supplied with dell laptops are faulty and cause touchpad to work erratically/horribly

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Ditto the same thing

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