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You may recover from this by removing the battery, AC adapter and letting the laptop drain and dry out for a few days. I would suggest a warm, dry place. You should remove the hard drive and CD\DVD rom if possible to allow more ari to flow through. Liquids of any kind most especially juices and sugary drinks are the worst. If after the drying time, it doesn't power on, you'll more than likely have to replace the motherboard.

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

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Why has my mouse stopped working, also the touch pad on computer has stopped?????


Janice, This is info from Tomsguide.com
1- Turn off computer, disconnect the power cord, remove the battery.
2- Press the Power On button for 10 seconds
3- Replace battery and/or connect power cord.
4- Turn On computer + immediately press F2 key repeatedly
5- Press F9 then press Enter
6- Press F10 then press Enter
May have virus or corrupt driver, run your anti virus and try reloading divers for mouse and touch pad, you may have to use system restore to an earlier date when thins were working OK.
Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
"I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button. Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info."
http://ccm.net/forum/affich-689275-toshiba-satellite-mouse-pad-stopped-working
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Jul 31, 2016 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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Mouse didn't detected


Touch pad usb or wireless mouse ?
Laptops use the convenient touchpad and integrated scroll mouse that allow you to use just your finger to navigate Web pages, documents and open files and programs. Just like all other hardware, the laptop's integrated touchpad and mouse can experience errors and problems that cause you to lose functionality for a length of time. Whether the laptop's mouse is not working because of internal errors or conflicts with another device, several "tricks" can work to restore it.

Locate the function "Fn" button on your laptop in the lower left corner of the keyboard. Look in the keyboard's upper row (the F1 through F12 buttons) for an icon of a touchpad or computer mouse. This keyboard button acts as the toggle switch to enable and disable the built-in mouse and touchpad function. Press and hold the "Fn" button together with the mouse icon button. Look for the disable/enable symbol that briefly displays on your screen. Slide your finger over the laptop's mouse and attempt to use it as normal. Press the Windows keyboard key if using Windows 7, type "main.cpl" in the search box and press "Enter." Press the left arrow key to navigate over to the "Device Settings" tab. Press the tab key to reach the "Enable" button in this section. Press "Enter" on your keyboard. Press the tab key to reach the "Disable internal pointing device" check box. Press the space bar to remove the check mark. Put your finger on the touchpad, and move the pointer down to the "Apply" button. Click "Apply" to save the settings. Close the mouse "Properties" box. Press the keyboard "Windows" logo key to open the "Start Menu." Press the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate to the "Shut Down" or "Turn Off Computer" menu. Press the up or down arrow key to highlight "Restart." Press "Enter" to restart your computer and attempt to use the laptop mouse as it should normally function. Open the "Control Panel." Go to the "Add and Remove" or "Uninstall" programs section. Highlight any secondary mouse devices in the list that you have installed for your laptop, such as an external USB mouse. Select the "Uninstall" option to remove any software and settings associated with this secondary mouse. Restart your computer and attempt to use the built-in laptop mouse as normal. Check to see if the mouse is working properly. Press the keyboard's "Windows" button to open the "Start Menu." Press the keyboard's arrow keys, "Enter" button and "Tab" to navigate to and open the "Control Panel." Go to the "Hardware and Sound" section, and press "Enter." Navigate to "Device Manager," and press "Enter" to open it. Find "Mice and other pointing devices from the list" and open its "Properties" dialog box. Select the "Driver" tab and choose "Update Driver." Allow Windows to search the Internet for drivers and to update them automatically. Restart your computer after the drivers are updated, and use your mouse as normal.
Beginners Guide to Using a Computer Mouse? Tips and Tricks
http://tips4pc.com/basics/beginners-guide-to-using-a-computer-mouse-tips-and-tricks.htm Laptop not working - touchpad unresponsive http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/articles/laptop_touchpad_not_working.php

Apr 14, 2013 | Acer Computers & Internet

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My micro innovations PS/2 mouse isn't working


make sure the mouse lead is seated properly and the socket is clean you might have to open up your computer to check the back of the mouse socket for dust and connection status
or you could go into safe mode
restart your computer repeatedly tapping the F8 key to enter safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and key board allowing you to attempt a repair on your computer
or
resater your computer during the boot up process you will see a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key to enter BIOS scroll to failsafe or optimised defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
hope this helps

Aug 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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SEARCH GOOGLE USING E-SPEAKING


These commands are built-in. You do not have to add or program them.
Working with Applications
Say... Open Word
Open Excel
Open Email
Open Powerpoint
Open Internet
Open Notepad
Close Application
Close Window
Close Document
Scroll Down
Scroll Up
Start Word
Start Excel
Start Email
Start Powerpoint
Start Internet
Start Notepad
Minimize
Maximize

Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Browsing the Web
Browse the web using the following commands: Open Internet
Google Website
Yahoo Website
Altavista Website
MSN Website
eBay Website
e-Speaking Website
Go Back
Go Forward
Refresh


Dialog Commands
Sometimes a program will simply ask you for a yes or no answer to an alert box or dialog. Yes
No
Cancel
Affirmative


System Commands
You can control when e-Speaking is "listening" to you using these voice commands. Standby
Resume
Stop Listening
Begin Listening
Hello
Computer
Listen to Me
Add a New Command
Add Mouse Click


Moving the Mouse
The Mouse Movement option has to be checked on the Mouse menu. Mouse Left
Mouse Right
Mouse Down
Mouse Up
Faster
Slower
Stop

Mouse Clock One
Mouse Clock Two
Mouse Clock Three
Mouse Clock Four
Mouse Clock Five
Mouse Clock Six
Mouse Clock Seven
Mouse Clock Eight
Mouse Clock Nine
Mouse Clock Ten
Mouse Clock Eleven
Mouse Clock Twelve


Slide Left
Slide Right
Slide Down
Slide Up


Mouse Buttons
Select
Double Click
Right Click
Properties
Drag Item
Drag File
Drag Object
Release Item
Release File
Release Object

Mouse Jump To
Mouse One - Top of Window
Mouse Two
Mouse Three
Mouse Four - Middle of Window
Mouse Five
Mouse Six
Mouse Seven - Bottom of Window
Mouse Alpha - Left of Window
Mouse Beta
Mouse Charlie
Mouse Delta - Middle of Window
Mouse Echo
Mouse Foxtrot
Mouse Golf - Right of Window

Editing Commands
Doing some word processing? These commands may help perform common Windows functions. Select All
Edit Copy
Edit Paste
Edit Undo
Edit Delete
Edit Find
Delete Line
Find
Search and Replace


Moving the Text Cursor
These commands may help navigate documents. Left Arrow
Left One
Left Two
Down Arrow
Down One
Down Two
Right Arrow
Right One
Right Two
Up Arrow
Up One
Up Two
Page Up
Page Down
Beginning of Line
End of Line
Beginning of Document
End of Document

Simulating Keys
Enter Key
Home Key
End Key
Spacebar
Escape Key
Delete Key
Backspace Key
Tab Key


Dictation
Start Dictation
Stop Dictation
Standby
Resume
Train Word
Show Commands


Dictation - Editing
Delete that Phrase
Delete that Text
Delete Last Phrase
Delete Last Text
Strike that Phrase
Delete Last Word
Edit Copy
Edit Paste
New Line (inserts a line)
Next Line (inserts a line)
New Paragraph (inserts 2 lines)
Next Paragraph (inserts 2 lines)
Select All
Delete Key
Backspace Key


Reading Commands
Read All Text
Read Selected Text
Stop Reading
Pause Reading
Resume Reading
Skip Ahead
Skip Back
Read Faster
Read Slower


Phonetic Alphabet
You must really like using voice if you are into the Phonetic Alphabet. Alpha
Bravo
Charlie
Delta
Echo
Foxtrot
Golf
Hotel
India
Juliet
Kilo
Lima
Mike
November
Oscar
Papa
Quebec
Romeo
Sierra
Tango
Uniform
Victor
Whiskey
Xray
Yankee
Zulu


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Dell mouse not responding; diagnostics results says test passed. mouse works on other PC


Hello,
There is a very good chance it's one of two problems. First, while theoretically you can connect tons of USB products, sometimes USB ports can be kind of hinky... Try unplugging something else USB based and plugging in the mouse or try several different ports. Also be sure it's not plugged into a USB hub and is going directly into your computer. If this works play with the arrangement of your USB devices until you find a configuration that works, maybe you'll have to switch out a printer or external drive while using your USB mouse...
If this doesn't provide a solution the next thing to do is to uninstall the pointer device driver in device manager and allow it to re-install.
If you don't have an alternate mouse to complete the task, here is the keyboard shortcuts for Windows although depending on your version of Windows it may be slightly different.
-First hold the windows key and hit the r key (win+r)
this will bring up the run menu
-Next type mmc this will bring up a management console
-Next press the ALT key and hit the down arrow key
(this should drop down the file menu, if it doesn't please try ALT+F)
-Use the arrow key to scroll down to Add/Remove snap in and hit enter.
-Use the arrow key to scroll down to Device Manager and hit ALT+A to add the device manager to the console. Hit enter.
-Make sure local computer is selected if this menu comes up and hit enter.
-Hit enter one more time bringing you back to the console with the device manager added.
-Hit tab to get to the center console and scroll down to mouse.
(If tab isn't doing anything please hit the ALT key once.)
-Hit enter to open the tree if it isn't already
-Scroll down to mice and other pointing devices (or something along these lines) and hit the right arrow key to expand the tree again.
-Select the USB mouse with arrow keys
-Hit the alt key again then the down arrow (not together) and then the right arrow key until you get to the action menu and use the arrow key to go down to uninstall and hit enter.
-Wait a moment and then go back to the action menu (you may have to hit tab just keep trying tab and the down key (not together) until a menu opens. Go over to the action menu again and choose scan for hardware changes. The computer should recognize the mouse and now work.
I hope this helps you. Thank you.

Jan 04, 2011 | Dell U0636 Mouse

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LX 300 Keyboard and Mouse: mouse works but keyboard doesn't...


Hi,

You can hit Window+U at the Welcome Screen, this will turn on the on-screen keyboard. Reinstalling the drivers should fix the problem

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Also to enter save mode, when the system powers up hold down F8 Key. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press Enter key.

Please post your feedback.

May 18, 2010 | Logitech LX 300 Keyboard/Mouse

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Unable to right click to delete item


The clicker on the mouse has a plastic mount, if that breaks it stops registering the clicks. The plastic doesn't glue well and the part is not worth replacing. It's maybe a $10 mouse.

You can however reverse the buttons using the mouse option in the control panel of Windows and use the left mouse button instead to get by. At least until you get around to buying a new one. The enter key also often works in lieu of a right click when opening programs and Windows.

May 07, 2010 | Logitech Cordless Mouse

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The enter key in the keypad area stopped working. All of the sudden when you press the key you get nothing.


Buy a replacement keyboard -- much cheaper than paying a technician to attempt to trouble-shoot.

Responsibly recycle the old keyboard.

Apr 26, 2010 | Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 6000...

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Touchpad and cursor keys quit working


I used to get this problem. It is VERY annoying as you must know. try pushing the windows icon button in the top right corner of your keyboard(thats where it is on my keyboard)then use your arrow keys to scroll up to control panel, select mouse by using arrow keys and then use the tab and arrow keys to open the mouse keypad pagetab and push enable and enter key to turn it on.
IF WHEN YOU DO THAT AND your in the touchpad properties but there is no 'enable' and it says no hardware detected, then go into the same mouse window from the control panel and go to the hardware tab and either try to update driver or use the trouble shoot button.

Hope this helped =]

May 27, 2009 | Dell F3534 Touchpad

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Logitech mouse problem


I assume there is no second mouse on the system and you are using keyboard commands. Try the following in the device manager..
  1. Press Control-Esc or press the Windows key on your keyboard to bring up the Start menu.
  2. Using the up arrow key, highlight "Settings."
  3. Right arrow key to "Control Panel" and press the enter key.
  4. Use the arrow keys to highlight the System icon and press the Enter key.
  5. Use the right arrow key to select the Device Manager tab. (For Windows XP/2000 , use the right arrow key select the "Hardware" tab. Now use the tab key, select the "Device Manager" button and press the enter key.)
  6. Use the "Tab" key to select the "Computer Icon" at the top of the list of device icons.
  7. Use the down arrow key to highlight the Mouse icon.
  8. Use the right arrow key to open the mouse icon and verify there is a mouse icon that states, "HID-compliant mouse," and another entry that states the name of your USB device.
  9. If there are any errors reported on these icons by exclamation points or red X's, highlight these icons using the arrow keys and "Tab" to the "Remove" button and press the enter key. (For Windows XP/2000 , highlight these icons using the arrow keys and then press Alt-A keys. From the "Action" menu, highlight "Uninstall" and press the enter key.) When the "Confirm Device Removal" box appears, press the enter key.
  10. Once these icons have been removed, use the Tab key to get to the "Refresh" button and allow Windows to re-detect the pointing device. (If u r using Windows XP/2000 , press the Alt-A keys. From the "Action" menu, select "Scan for hardware changes" and press the Enter key.)
  11. Use the arrow keys to open the Mouse icon again and verify that there are no errors reported.
  12. Power down the computer system and restart Windows.

Apr 16, 2008 | Logitech diNovo LX300 Keyboard/Mouse

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