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Satellite L20 keyboard & touchpad not working but keyboard work in BIOS

Question: Satellite L20 keyboard & touchpad not working but keyboard work in BIOS

On my laptop Satellite L20 not working keyboard and touchpad, but keyboard work in BIOS, USB-ports also not working (USB mouse).

Can i get update file for BIOS(traditional updating from boot CD, not OS!)

Sorry for my bad English.

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Answer: Satellite L20 keyboard & touchpad not working but keyboard work in BIOS

If the traditional BIOS update is not available on the download page the only way to get it is to contact nearest authorized service provider. They have all versions.

But this keyboard and mouse issue is really strange. can you use it if you start operating system in ?safe mode??

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Hello

I bought a Toshiba Satellite A80-154

The Keyboard doesn?t work.
I see the light but no key worked. The same with the touchpad.
I can?t go into the Bios.

When I plug a USB mice and keyboard in works fine.
I search for a new one in Ebay. The cheapest offer 24$+6$!

I see in the Windows system the keyboard and touchpad with a !
I don?t know what the problem is but it is not a Windows prob.
it doesn?t work either in Bios.


Thank you for Help

Answer:Satellite A80-154 - Keyboard and Touchpad don't work

Hi

It looks like a hardware problem.
If the warranty is valid you could contact the ASP in your country for a hardware check.

If the warranty is not valid you could firstly check if the keyboard cable was connected to the motherboard properly.
If it?s connected properly then a keyboard malfunction is possible and it would be advisable to check if a replacement would help to solve this issue.

The compatible parts can be ordered also from the ASP in your country.

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This is the second time this has happened to me
However last time a system restore fixed the problem, this time system restore didnt work.

I can use my keyboard on startup and in safe mode but that is all.
I am currently using a USB keyboard and mouse.

I have tried almost all of the suggestions with no joy. please help.

Answer:Keyboard and Touchpad wont work on Satellite L

Hi

There are no many options which could solve this problem.
It can be a hardware problem or software related issue.

Can you use the internal keyboard within the BIOS?
Check this.
If this would not be possible, I assume the hardware is faulty.

Additionally I recommend testing the keyboard and touchpad using the factory settings.
Recover the notebook and check if the keyboard would functions?. Otherwise you will need an helps from an notebook technician in order to replace the keyboard and touchpad

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I have problem with keyboard and touchpad. Laptop is Satellite A300-1G5

I have Vista home premium and when I power computer on, I must put password in user box then my keyboard and touchpad don't work.

In Bios my keyboard working but when Vista starts it does not.

How I solve this problem?

Thanks!

Answer:Satellite A300-1G5: Keyboard and touchpad do not work

Hi

First of all please check the device status in the device manager.
Please check if the keyboard and touchpad are listed correctly without any yellow exclamation marks.

But you should try to reinstall the drivers again even though the keyboard and the touchpad were recognized properly.
In this case I would recommend removing the keyboard and the touchpad from the device manager and then you should reboot the notebook once again.

After Vista has rebooted the both devices should be recognized again and should work.

Please check this!

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I own a sattelite C870-13E computer since august.

Yesterday for no apparent reason, my touchpad stopped working. (no, I didn't turn it off)
Not really bothered by it, i kept working on my computer for several hours.
It then occurred to me it might be a little bug, so I decided to restart my computer.

When it turned back on, not only my touchpad didn't work, now nothing on my keyboard responded, not a single key. I updated drivers, bios, ran a virus scan, rolled back my computer to a few days earlier, nothing helped.

The strange thing is that the keyboard still responds when i hold the 0, F1 or F8 keys, as well as enter and arrow keys to get in the menus before windows starts up.

Using those, i used the toshiba recovery to set the computer back to factory settings.
Despite all that, keyboard and touchpad are still out.
I really don't understand, since it works during startup it can't be actual materialistic damage!

Now i'm getting frustrated cause i have no more solutions and typing with on-screen keyboard is really slow! =p

Any help?

Answer:Keyboard and touchpad don't work on Satellite C870-13E

Hi

I think it?s a hardware malfunction because you already tried the system recovery and the keyboard does not work even if using factory settings.

But it would be interesting to know if the USB external keyboard would functions. Can you test this? In my opinion if the external keyboard would works properly, then this would mean that your internal keyboard is faulty and needs to be replaced.
I?m wondering if the touchpad fault is related to the internal keyboard malfunction.

However, I think the warranty should be still valid if you purchased this unit in August. So get in contact with service and the guys should fix it free of charge!

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Hi,

this laptop Satellite L300D is not even a year old and it is giving me a heck of a lot of issues.

About 3 times a week the touchpad will just stop working (after going around crazy & clicking stuff on its own)
When I plug in a mouse it works.

Today the keyboard gave up, after a re-boot it will allow me to type in my password but after that its dead.

Please help.

Answer:Satellite L300D touchpad and keyboard wont work at all

Did you install mouse drivers for your external mouse? Sometimes they can cause problems with the internal touchpad.

Otherwise you should send the laptop to an Authorized Service Partner to get it repaired under warranty.

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Hello everyone!
I have just bought new Satellite Pro L850 with windows 7 64bit on recovery partition.
I have a big problem cause internal keybord doesn't work under the windows. Under the bios i can do everything i want. But from windows first configuration ( i cant even set computer name and user name) , keyboard doesnt work. I have clean windows version ( with toschiba programs - recovery partition).

It seems that is not a hardware problem cause under the bios keybord working.

Extra i have update the bios to newest version 6.50, but didnt notice any change.

Please help me with this issue, cause i dont have any more idea what to do now.

Good day and w8 for answers

pcz

ps. external keybord on usb working!

Message was edited by: pcz

Answer:Satellite Pro L850 - keyboard/ touchpad doesnt work

The whole story sounds unbelievable. Brand new notebook and keyboard is not working???
Install recovery image again and check if the situation is the same. If the problem persists contact your local dealer, explain the situation and ask for exchange.

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Hi,

My daughter's Toshiba Satellite Pro A100 has developed a couple of faults.

Firstly, the keyboard displays random characters such as a stuck key would. eg, if in Google or Wordpad the system will at random type a single character over and over again even when no key is pressed. Occasionally it will also open windows or programs as if the 'enter' key has been pressed, or cycle through desktop icons.

Secondly, the touchpad is non-responsive and cursor operation isn't possible from the touchpad or buttons. I don't know if the two are related.

She assures me she hasn't spilled anything on the laptop, so any help would be appreciated to rectify these faults.

Thanks,
Brian

Answer:Satellite A100 - Keyboard and Touchpad don't work properly

Hi

Can you notice the same issue with external input devices?

If not it?s time for an authorized service provider. I think the keyboard and touchpad must be replaced and the technicians can help you.

On the Toshiba website you can find a list of authorized service provider.

Good luck! :)

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Hi everyone.

I was hoping someone could help me with a problem I'm having with my Satellite 5200-802. The Keyboard will not work evn though it shows in device manager and report it as working fine. I have updated the BIOS and tried a lot of other basic stuff so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

It may be worth mentioning that I also cannot get my touchpad driver to register.

Many thanks.

Answer:Satellite 5200-802: Keyboard and touchpad dont work

Hi

Do you get an error message or do you have any bed signs on the screen?
Can you use the keyboard to access the BIOS?
If yes then the keyboard was recognized and works!

If you cannot use the keyboard running OS then I would recommend to delete the keyboard device from the device manager and to restart the notebook.
After new OS reboot the keyboard should be recognized again.

But I think that you will be not able to access the BIOS.
Due to the fact that the touchpad does not work too, I presume the hardware is faulty or there is no connection to the motherboard. Maybe a lose cable?

Maybe you should check this. But note; if you have no experience contact the notebook technicians. Bye

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Satellite C660-28H

Win7 64bit

antivirus Kaskpersky deleted "system32/driver/cekbfilter.sys" file for keylogger reason (Kaspersky Support said It is mistake of Kaspersky antivirus, file is not virus or virused), and after I restart OS I find keyboard and touchpad not working at all.

Also I already asked about this at [US Toshiba Forum|http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Keyboards-Touchpads/satellite-c660-cekbfilter-sys-deleted-and-no-keyboard/td-p/364673] and there was advise to ask here too

I can not use Windows recovery (do not have recovery point) , and I do not want to do full recovery to factory default - there are many soft and personal data stored.

So Is here way to recover drivers? As I already said at US Toshiba Forum - I already tryed delete touch pad driver and instal from Synaptic official website, and I not changed anything.

Also I think antivirus may delete not only file, but do some fixes to remove "wrone" driver

Answer:Re: Satellite C660 - keyboard and touchpad are not working

Huh it is very stupid situation now. I never had such problems but it will be interesting to find solution to this.

Have you tried to connect external mouse, just to see if this can work? I mean it is much easier to use windows with mouse and choose different options.

If this works try to open device manager and properties for keyboard. There you can find option for driver update. Check if some driver update can be found. Fact is that keyboard uses standard Microsoft driver so f you are online maybe some driver can be found.

Of course best and easiest solution for you is recovery installation. If you don?t want to do this try to find right drivers using such driver update option.

One more thing: if you have so important stuff saved on HDD you can remove it from your notebook and connect it to other PC/notebook as external device and make backup. After doing this you can install recovery image and problem is solved.

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The laptop is just over 1 year old and has been working ok until recently.

First symptoms were keyboard and touchpad not working at windows 8 login page. Pressing power to put laptop in sleep and pressing again often got them working.

This progressed to the keyboard and touchpad not working at random points whilst using the laptop.

Finally blanked the HDD and restored windows 8 alone, the laptop still BSOD's fairly frequently - refuses to install updates required for 8.1 and the keyboard and mouse often do not work even in the BIOS setup page. I have reseated the RAM and HDD.

Running out of ideas, the keyboard and touchpad do work and so I would assume that their connections are OK - but frequently they just stop.

Any ideas appreciated?

Thanks

Answer:Satellite C850D-11Q - Keyboard and Touchpad not working

Sorry forgot the model - C850D 11Q

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i flashed my bios on lenovo e530 3259a2g to latest version 2,04 in windows environment (im using windows 8 pro 64bit). After restarting the system with the new bios i have big problem - when i successfully boot os- touchpad, trackpoint and keyboard not working. in bios setup keybord works normally. i tried to download latest drivers from synaptics and it was without effect. i tried to flash to an older version of bios and the flashing is done everytime with an error. can you help me please? im using now only usb mouse and windows function keyboard on display.

Answer:Keyboard,touchpad and trackpoint not working after bios flash

I have the same problam on lenovo e530 3259M4G !!!Please help us!!!! I cant work with my new book!!!

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i have a problem with my laptop, the touchpad and the keyboard doesn't work.
Any one can help me what's the possible cause?

thanks in advance.

Answer:Satellite W30T-A378 - touchpad and the keyboard doesn't work

Hi

I assume that you checked if the tablet has been connected properly to the keyboard docking.

Did you try to disconnect and connect the docking again?
Note: there is a release latch on the left which you have to move and hold in order to remove the tablet.

Maybe there is some connection problem.

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Swapped motherboard in this laptop because the old one had died. After plugging everything in and double checking all of my connections, here are the symptoms I am having now:

When the machine boots to windows I have no keyboard or touch pad. I have keyboard function at post long enough for me to hit f2 and get to the CMOS settings, after that I lose keyboard, except for using the function key and f4 to change monitors,

On boot up I can turn number lock on and then nothing again. I have tried resetting the CMOS, o have tried pulling all the cards like wireless and modem, tried different sticks of ram and even pulling the hard drive. If you have any thoughts or have seen this before please clue me in,


Thanks,

Eddie
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L505 keyboard and touchpad not working.

What prompted the mobo replacement?
 

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Hello everybody

I have a serious problem in my Satellite A300-243. I installed using a CD a driver for external keyboard and after I restarted both keyboard and touchbpad stopped working and taking any order when I reach the vista welcome page.
What should I do because you know even I cant enter the windows to uninstall that driver.

Any way to do it while windows starting up?

Answer:Satellite A300-243 - Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

Hello

Why you installed a driver for external keyboard? I never heard about such drivers?

Anyway, you should try to boot in safe mode and then you are able to remove external keyboard driver from software list. After restarting in normal mode, the touchpad and keyboard should work properly again.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite U50T-A-10F which did the usual turn off and update last night however when I turned it back on the scroll mouse and keyboard won't work I managed to get in on because the touchscreen is still working but does anyone know why it would of updated then won't work?

Tried phoning support but only open Monday to Friday, I did take out extended warranty thank god!

Answer:Satellite U50T-A-10F - keyboard and ELAN touchpad not working

Having the exact same problem here, having to type on the touch screen as my keyboard and mouse have suddenly stopped working. Very annoying as I really need to use my laptop at the moment. Any suggestions on how to fix it are very much welcomed.

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Hello Guys

My Keyboard & touchpad stopped working today.
Its a Satellite L750D Part # PSK36A-009008 Serial # 7B339221W

I've tried a restore to a earlier date

Can anyone help
PLEASE.

Answer:Satellite L750D - Keyboard & touchpad stopped working

Sounds like hardware problem.
Try to set the notebook back to factory settings. I guess you would need to use an external USB keyboard in case the internal keyboard does not work.

Here an instruction how to perform a System Recovery?
http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/items/how-to/230

Feedback would be greatly appreciated

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Hi Toshiba Fans,
I got some very odd problems. The keyboard works in the BIOS but later on, after windows 7 64bit booted only if I go in sleep mode and awake.
Why is that?
The touchpad is not working at all, neither the pad, nor the buttons. I have activiated it with the little black button above the touchpad.
Bye
Philip

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I have installed Windows 7 (32-bit) on my Satellite Pro A210 and have a similar problem. When it starts all is well but after hibernation the keypad and touchpad stop working after about 3 mins. The only way to fix it is force a re-boot.

Anyone have any ideas?

Answer:Satellite Pro A210 - Keyboard and touchpad stop working after hibernation

Hi

Have you installed all drivers for your notebook? I mean especially the chipset driver.
Check this!!!

If you have yellow exclamation marks in device manager you should install all missing drivers.

Last but not least don?t forget to install all available Windows 7 updates that you can get thorugh Windows Update.

Sorry but this is all what I can say at the moment?

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I purchased a new C850-1G3. Touchpad doesn't work well, sometime stop to working (also during Win8 first installation). The keyboard has bad feeling: very very flexing (like netbook of some year ago).
Feels cheap.

What do you think about? Touchpad stop working is normal?

Thnks

Answer:Satellite C850-1G3 touchpad stoped working - keyboard very flexing

>Feels cheap.
The Satellite C850-1G3 is a cheap notebook. You can get it for about 370 Euros.

>Touchpad stop working is normal?
Even if the notebook is cheap, the touchpad should work properly.

But what do you mean exactly by stopped working?
Can you enable or disable the touchpad by pressing Fn + F5 (or just F5)??

Did you try to modify the touchpad settings? (can be found in control panel -> mouse -> last tab ?pointing device -> settings?)

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Hi,
I'm having problems with my All-in-One Keyboard on Windows 8.1(64 bit): it doesn't accept input both from keyboard and touchpad at same time (can't walk in a FPS game while looking with mouse, for example).
Is this a product's limitation or should it work?

Thanks

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I have a Satellite M40X and I had update the Bios to v. 1.60 and now the keys u, m, 7 and the arrow up are not working properly. The problem is that there is not other Bios version to use.

How can I resolve my problem?
Can I recover the old bios version?

Thanks
Gabriel

Answer:Satellite M40X: After Bios update keyboard keys don't work properly

Hi there,

no you won?t be able to recover the old BIOS. The only two options are:

1. Retry the BIOS update and check if it?s working
2. In case of no success, please visit the [ASP Locator|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/generic_content.jsp?service=EU&ID=ASP_SUPPORT] to search for the nearest ASP in your country and to ask them for a hardware checkup and repair.

Greets

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I seem to have changed some BIOS settings which cause the keyboard not to work anymore.
If I press ESC when starting the computer, I get to the expected message "Check system. Then press [F1] key."
However, pressing the F1 key does not bring me anywhere. I'm stuck.
If I don't press anything at all at startup, the computer starts normally into Windows, but the keyboard does not work.
Any suggestions?

Answer:Cannot enter BIOS of Satellite Pro 4340 due to non-working keyboard

Hi,

it would be nice if you could tell which machine do you have since it?s hard to help you with your problem when noone knows which machine is asked.
On the other side: one thing I would do is, if the keyboard doesn?t works, I would connect a EXTERNAL keyboard to the machine, then try if it?s working and then reset the bios to default.

Maybe you should update your bios when you?re able to access your system via external keyboard.

Cheers

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Hey all, I've recently (3 weeks ago orsomething) bought a new laptop, a Toshiba Satellite l670-143.
Windows 7 64bit
Intel? Core? i5-430M Processor
: 2.26 / 2.53 Turbo GHz
2nd level cache : 3 MB
4,096 (2,048 + 2,048) MB ram
ATI Mobility Radeon? HD 5650

But this last week ive been experiencing keyboard problems. The problem is not always present, but when its present it doesnt matter wether im gaming, browsing the internet or writing a document.
Im not 100% sure what the problem is, I've spent hours trying to figure it out and to fix it, but nothing seems to help. But when I press a P, I sometimes get ppp. Or when I press a P, it doesnt show up. This is with all keys. And especially when I'm typing fast. Also, when I hold the backspace button, it ''lags(for a split second)'' every 2 seconds orso. When the problem is not present, holding the backspace button is smooth.

I did loads of virusscans, and did all the registercleanups etc. I made sure that sticky keys and filterkeys are disabled. I checked all the drivers for updates. When i tried the http://keyliner.blogspot.com/2009/11/windows-7-slow-keyboard-response.html nr.1 fix, it did go away when I rebooted. but the next day the problem came back and when I redid it, (did what he said + delete the file and create it again) it didnt fix the problem. Perhaps it was just random luck, I dont know. I disabled the laptop battery to see if it went better, it didnt.
I'm not sure what else ive tried too..

When I... Read more

Answer:Satellite L670-143 - Keyboard lags but external keyboard work

Hello

To be honest if an external keyboard works properly I think it?s a hardware malfunction and related to internal keyboard. I doubt it?s a virus or something else because the same error would happen on external keyboard as well.

Furthermore for keyboard there is no special driver, it?s a part of Windows so you can?t update the keyboard driver.

Now in your case I would contact nearest authorized service provider. Your notebook is only 3 weeks old so it?s under warranty. If you contact the ASP, they can check the notebook and if you need a new keyboard, the repair is for free. :)

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I already have the issue that when I put my E5570 to sleep and wake it up again that the keyboard and touchpad do not work. So I have disable the sleep options in the BIOS.
Now I run into different issues.Yesterday I booted the laptop and it hang on the DELL logo, After a while it stated that my EFI file would not be correct. Force reboot and it booted straight to Windows.
What's more annoying is the fact that the laptop boot, the DELL logo is shown and then the screens go's black, as if it's not connected. SO it looks like it hangs.BUT an external monitor through HDMI does work and show the windows logon.The keyboard and touchpad also do not work.External mouse and keyboard do work.
So pretty much I got a brick when I do not have external display/keyboard and mouse available.
When I reboot the laptop it works fine again.Am I the only one with this?Loads of issues with the laptop and wondering if I just have a faulty laptop...
Clean Windows 10 Pro install is done 5 times.Used the  DELL Command Update to install all drivers and patches.Issues keep existing...

Answer:Latitude E5570 - Black display, no resons to keyboard/touchpad - External display/keyboard/mouse do work

I have been spending a lot of hours in troubleshooting this week.
Diagnostics are 100% ok.
Reinstalled Windows 10 about 15 times.Installing drivers by hands, installing drives trhough the dell update management application.The issues keeps existing.
To sum the them up:- Cold boot (laptop is off) to Windows. Keyboard/Touchpad do not work. (Reboot and they work again)- Resume from sleep. Keyboard/Touchpad do not work. (Reboot and the work again)
After I got the laptop I installed 32Gb of RAM and an 512Gb Samsung 950Pro PCIE M.2 NVME drive.The drive should be support as Dell states on the product page and in the manual that PCIE with NVME is supported.
"Advanced features, like industry-leading M.2 SATA and M.2 PCIe/NVME solid state drives, provide data transfer speeds up to 4x faster over traditional hard drivers. "
In order to get the drive visible and running on PCIe I had to disable the sata controller in the BIOS.This way the drive is detected in Windows as an PCIe NVME capable drive.
Just to verify if the issues I went back to default with the delivered 256Gb M.2 sata drive and 8Gb RAM.To install Windows I had to turn the Sata controller back on.
Installed the drivers manually updated WIndows and tested.The issues do NOT occur.
Retested by installing the drivers using the Dell Update Application.The issues do NOT occur.
So I figured out that the SATA controller somehow is the guilty part for all the issues.I mean when enabled to ACHI or RAID the sleep and non... Read more

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hi,
have a problem with my Satellite. Keyboard seems to work only before bios has loaded.
If I press F2 before bios screen I get to the setup and nothing works anymore.
External keyboard doesn't work at all.

Did update the bios version, too - nothing changed.
Any ideas?

I

Answer:Satellite L505D S6952 keyboard working only before bios screen

Hi

For me it sounds like keyboard problem or motherboard issue?

The notebook technician should check firstly the keyboard.

If this will not help to solve the problem, then the motherboard should be checked and if necessary replaced!

This is a job for an ASP technician? so get in contact with local ASP in order to get more details and how to handle this?

Greets

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i have tried everything, taking out everything except the graphics card, 1 stick of ram and the cpu but i cant get the mouse and keyboard to work on the welcome screen. my computer has the following specs:

250 GB hard drive
ATI Radeon 9500 series graphic card
1024 MB Ram
packard bell

please can anyone give me some advice on how to fix this as i dopnt want to take it to a professional and pay for it to be fixed!!!
 

Answer:HELP, mouse and keyboard work fine in bios but stop working at the welcome screen!!

What does your manual for your as yet unidentified motherboard say about enabling USB ports in the Bios?
 

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I currently have an X60 and have never had a single issue.  However I was recently infected with a Trojan, and after removing it with a reputable program, the keyboard and trackpoint mouse have stopped working. When I get the windows login screen, the trackpoint works fine, but the second I press any key, both keyboard and mouse become totally frozen. I can still use a USB keyboard and mouse with no issue at, but that is the only way. Any ideas as to how I can get them back up and working? Clearly, they (at least the mouse) are not totally fried b/c it works fine before I touch the keyboard. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, JT













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:X60 keyboard and trackpoint stopped working; only usb keyboard/mouse work

SOLVED!  I simply had to update the drivers in the device manager.  For some reason they were corrupt and it could not load them.  Simple fix, just took too much thought and digging to find solution.

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Hello everybody.

I have been having some issues with my Toshiba Satellite C855D-135 laptop. I had to change my internal hard drive, so I decided to install windows 7 on it (I used to have windows 8 but don't have the CD and I couldn't find the licence key sticker.),
So I went into the BIOS to switch it from UEFI to CSM, but something went wrong at that point and it seems to have corrupted the bios.
I think I have bricked it, but some things still work.

When I turn it on:
- the screen stays black (Yes, I have tried it on a different screen)
- the keyboard doesn't seem to be working (the leds don't turn on when I press caps lock)
- the fan works fine
- cd reader works fine
- When I plug in a USB stick, it flashes quickly once, so that seems to be working
- When I removed the memory bar, the computer did it's series of beeps

- I tried removing the battery, unplugging it and pressing on the power button for ages. (no luck)
- I have tried removing the CMOS battery to revert the bios to default. (no luck)
- I tried flashing the bios on a USB stick, until I realised the keyboard wasn't working and that it was all in vain.
- I tried putting the bios update on a CD, and it spun for a while, but nothing happened in the end. I tried putting these files on the CD:
- IBIOS.BAT
- C8610.FD (in the Win8 folder)
- C610.FD (in the WIN7 folder... Read more

Answer:Satellite C855D-135 - Corrupt BIOS, black screen, keyboard is not working

Ok, so this weekend I tried replacing the memory, but that didn't seem to make any difference.

I tried flashing the BIOS from a CD again, coz it appears to try and read CDs when you insert them.
I tried renaming C8610.FD to C8610.bin and BIOS.bin, but nothing happened.
I also tried all of the different combinations above, one by one. (Yes, I am a very patient girl! lol)

I was wondering, is there a special way to put things on a CD for it to be bootable?

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I have a Dell 7737 laptop and from time to time it develops a firmware glitch where random keys stop working for both BIOS Setup and Operating Systems. After such thing happens neither shutdown (Full shutdown / Fast Boot disabled) nor restart get the keyboard back to a normal state. At this point the only workarround is to disconnect the AC power cord and then either drain the battery or physically remove it.
This laptop's battery cover is not designed for daily removal and it is starting to get loose because of this BIOS bug.
I am running BIOS version A14 but this bug was present since I purchased the laptop with BIOS version A07. Sometimes I cannot even type my password because the random keys that stop working match those it uses.
Please Dell could you provide a BIOS hotfix for this annoying issue? 

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Hello Everyone,

My problem started after updating windows 8.1 to windows 10, of course!
First the touchpad just stopped working, for no reason.

My solution was to uninstall the drive and restart the laptop. And from time to time I had to do this proceed. Two weeks ago windows updated, and the touchpad issue's gone. . Unfortunately, another one appeared.

The feature "mousekey", which is turn it on at ease access to use the numeric keys to use them as a mouse, It's turning itself on. And doesn't matter how many times I turn it off, few seconds and it's on again.

I've tried uninstalling the drive, which after windows the last updating was "ELAN".

Then I replaced by the Toshiba drivers, which is "Synaptic", and uninstalled the drives ,the problem is the same. Because of that, I can't use my numeric key, which is annoying!! If anyone can come up with something I will be grateful.

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I am trying to help a neighbor sort out a nasty problem. His computer was working just fine and recently the keyboard stopped working. The mouse still works properly. Hooking up a USB keyboard did nothing to fix the problem and also did not work. I tried reinstalling Windows on the notebook, when booting Windows 8 allowed me to type in the username password etc.  but when continuing to boot to the desktop Windows the keyboard is no longer available i.e. does not work at all.  i.e., right click and try to rename an Icon or click on Internet Explorer and try to type in a URL the keyboard does not work. I found numerous sites (the HP forum and other sites) on the Internet encountering a similar problem and none of the so-called solutions I found worked to resolve the problem. I have tried deleting the keyboard driver through device manager, re-booting etc. I tried suggested registry changes, nothing seems to work. There must be a rational solution to this problem but it is beyond me. I might add that when Windows boots up I am able to type in the user's password so the keyboard does appear to be working until Windows actually goes to the desktop and then nothing works on the keyboard.  Also when doing a cold boot pressing the ESC, F9 etc. work to allow me to enter the BIOS so it does not seem like the keyboard hardware is at fault, it has to be something with a Windows 8 setting on boot up to the desktop.

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Hello, I wanted to play Minecraft on my Yoga 900 but when you are using the keyboard the touchpad is non responsive. Does anyone have a fix? I have installed the latest drivers and BIOS already. Thanks













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Answer:When using keyboard Touchpad does not work.

Hi pieceofchum , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You may be able to fix this by minimizing the Palm Checker of the mouse settings .
 
The path would be : 
Control Panel  > Mouse > Device Settings > Settings > Pointing > sensitivity > Palm Check > Lowest 
Click on link for the visual guide.
 
Hope this helped you .
 
 
 
Regards,
 

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Hey, community!I was just wondering if anyone knew why my computer doesn't let me use my keyboard and touchpad at the same time. I mostly encounter this problem with gaming, using the WASD/<^>v keys. Is there some way to fix this?Thanks!Milo

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Good morning everyone, I have this problem where you find the following problem, in Bios the keyboard and mouse work normally, when windows the two stop updating and need to put external. I have already reinstalled the system and all available website drivers are available. (Tap Display normal working).

Answer:Keyboard and touchpad do not work

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Hi,
Trying to fix my sisters Dell Inspiron 1520. Its not the best kept laptop, i had a couple of viruses on it but nothing massively serious. The problem is, is that the touchpad and keyboard are disabled when the vista login screen comes up. They work perfectly in the BIOS etc and the FN keys work (e.g. i can turn brightness up and down) but nothing else does. Cant move the cursor and the keyboard wont type anything. I've tried everything i can think of, safemode doesnt work, using f8 and selecting last working settings doesnt work either. I've FN'd + every key in the laptop to make sure it wasnt accidently hiddenly locked. Cant unlock it

Anyone have any advice?
 

Answer:Keyboard and touchpad disabled after BIOS?

Managed to get the touchpad working. Found an old mouse plugged it in and used on screen keyboard to login. Went to device manager and unistalled keyboard + touchpad drivers. It reinstalled automaticly, so touchpad works but keyboard doesnt!
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1420 runing with Windows Vista.

My disc drive wasn't reading the disc, so I followed these instructions:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Windows Vista
Click Start, and then click All Programs.
Click Accessories, and then click Run.
Type regedit, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
In the right pane, click UpperFilters.

Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 8.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
In the right pane, click LowerFilters.

Note If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further. Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
Exit Registry Editor.
Restart the computer.
I deleted both the upper and lower filters, the restarted my computer. The drive worked like new, except m... Read more

Answer:Laptop Keyboard and Touchpad won't work >:(

If you need more info on my computer, just ask and tell me where I can find the information and I'll get it. ^^;

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Hi, I'm using a HP EliteBook. And recently I've been using this docking station to insert a monitor and a different keyboard to it. That worked fine until I then had to take my laptop with me and ejected it from the docking station in a hurry (while it was turned off). And now my laptop does not respond at all to neither the keyboard nor the touchpad. My wireless mouse works, so I used the screen keyboard to unlock the PC. And the question is then; how am I supposed to fix this?

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I just swapped a hard drive from a laptop with a busted screen to a laptop that works fine. Well, it did work fine until I activated Windows. The keyboard all of a sudden stopped working and the buttons below the touchpad won't work either.
I can't find any keyboard drivers for Windows 7 on Sony's website and the touchpad drivers didn't seem to work. A Windows update didn't work, either.

Sony Vaio VGN-NR498E
Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit

I desperately need this laptop up and running as soon as possible.
 

Answer:Laptop Touchpad and Keyboard Don't Work

Attempting to update again didn't work.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1420 runing with Windows Vista.

My disc drive wasn't reading the disc, so I followed these instructions:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Windows Vista
Click Start, and then click All Programs.
Click Accessories, and then click Run.
Type regedit, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
In the right pane, click UpperFilters.

Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 8.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
In the right pane, click LowerFilters.

Note If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further. Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
Exit Registry Editor.
Restart the computer.


I deleted both the upper and lower filters, the restarted my computer. The drive ... Read more

Answer:Laptop Keyboard and Touchpad won't work :(

Run a system restore -
START | type rstrui - choose restore point prior to registry editing

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I haven't used my laptop in a while and when I tried to switch it on it comes up saying that the keyboard is not working and instructs me to press F1 to continue. I then did this where it allowed me to enter my first password, the one you set up in accounts/administrator which I did but......... When it has done all it's done and it's onto the home screen the keyboard and touchpad won't work????? But there's another problem...... I cannot connect to my wireless to go to the site to see if there is any software to upload because I need to enter my wireless password but due to the obvious I can't do this!!!!!! I have a wireless mouse tho which will move the cursor so I am able to do bits but wouldn't have a clue how to rectify this can someone please help!!!!!!! Thankyou Tam

Answer:Laptop touchpad /keyboard won't work

try a usb mouse & a usb keyboard to get things set up so you can get things set up.Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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Hey everyone! I just got a new Edge 15 yesterday (this is the Best Buy exclusive one, and it's more expensive of the two options available), but I'm having an issue with it that's really preventing me from enjoying using the machine, and it's incredibly frustrating! Whenever I press keys on the keyboard and go to use the touchpad together with it, the touchpad freezes/delays for a number of seconds. It makes it incredibly difficult to play any kind of casual game or just browse the web. I've spent a long time looking up solutions, but none of them have helped at all. This Lenovo uses the Alps driver and while it has palm tracking, turning it down to minimum doesn't fix the problem, neither does going through windows 8.1 and choosing the option to have no delay in the mouse/touchpad settings there. I have no idea what to do to fix this problem, if anyone could help that'd be amazing!

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Hi, I'm using a HP EliteBook. And recently I've been using this docking station to insert a monitor and a different keyboard to it. That worked fine until I then had to take my laptop with me and ejected it from the docking station in a hurry (while it was turned off). And now my laptop does not respond at all to neither the keyboard nor the touchpad. My wireless mouse works, so I used the screen keyboard to unlock the PC. And the question is then; how am I supposed to fix this?

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on win 8.1 keyboard and pad are not functionning anymore, maybe was a auto driver update. i tried to remove battery, reinstall drivers. i am writting this with visual kb, annoying. usb works well.

what can i do ?

Answer:Satellite C70-A-119 - keyboard and touchpad out of order

Does keyboard work when you start your notebook and use F12 to enter boot menu?
Have you tried to roll back OS to earlier time using system restore option? Test it please?

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I apologize in advance if this has been answered elsewhere. I have Satellite a105-s2194. The keyboard and touch pad stopped working after I edited my registry to fix my dvd burner. I've tried a usb mouse. It shows up but also doesn't work.I can't do a system restore without a working mouse or keyboard so I'm kind of stuck.
I checked the BIOS and everything is as it should be. Keyboard works in BIOS and system utilities menus.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank!
 

Answer:Satellite keyboard/touchpad unresponsive

BIOS provides USB support before Windows starts which is why it works in BIOS but not Windows.

I suggest the best place to start is recovering your files/folders. You can probably just skip to Step 2 for your case See How to recover your folders/files when Windows won?t boot

Then you can comfortably try fixing your computer (which might need a full reformat/reinstall)
 

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I am not able to type in my password nor get F1 or  F12 buttons to work (or Lenovo Care button), and can't get to BIOS. I can use the touchpad but that's all.  I can turn the computer off, restart, and put it in sleep. I did use the Rescue and Recovery Startup Disk I made and noted that kbdclass was running, kbdhid was stopped.  It seems like a hardware problem, but I have no way of checking the devices that I can figure out. I hooked up an external keyboard via USB and it didn't even light up.  What now?  













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Answer:Keyboard and buttons don't work, touchpad does on V100

You would almost have to try a keyboard swapto troubleshoot that problem. New or good used one.

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Hi guys, I bought a lenovo ideapad Y580 two weeks ago and I have a problem. It's not a big problem but it is kind of annoying when playing some games. When I am holding a key on the keyboard, my touchpad does not work, I can't click either.I want them to work at the same time, how do I do this? - Geertje













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Answer:Keyboard and touchpad don't work at the same time Y580

Hello Geertje, Please go to synaptics settings and set palm check  to minimum , let us know if problem persists.  Thanks  

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Hello everyone. I have one big problem. I reinstalled my 8.1 pro (legal copy, disk been fully formatted) and it was okay for few hours. Next time im starting the laptop, my keyboard and touchpad doesnt work. I plugged USB mouse and keyboard and it works just fine. I went to device manager and besides Standart PS/2 keyboard and mouse icons there was orange triangle meaning that i have problem with drivers. I searched drivers online, but unsuccsessily.. After few hours of trying to fix it, my Standart PS/2 Keyboard turned into Unknown device and now im completely lost. Adding photo of device manager, i hope someone will help me here.

Answer:8.1 pro laptop keyboard and touchpad doesnt work

Since we do not know the make and model of your laptop.
Should try the laptop manufacturer's website to see if you can find the drivers for this. Does look like there missing.

What does it tell you when you right click the ones with yellow exclamation points ?

You can right click and select update driver software, either search automatically or browse your computer, select signed driver from the list is shows you.

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Hp G60-228CA Notebook laptop

Originally came with windows vista 32-bit, so recently I upgraded to windows 8.1 32 bit

after about a month the track pad and keyboard BOTH came un-responsive, and in the device manager, it's coming up with a "COPROCESSOR" error, any ideas as to a resolution to this issue?

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Answer:After 8.1 upgrade touchpad & Keyboard no longer work

HP & Windows 8 & Windows 8.1 - Update | HP? Official Site







Originally Posted by HP


Update your system from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1?

Please provide your PC Product Number to find out:

• If HP has tested your computer with Windows 8.1
• If there are Windows 8.1 update instructions available for your PC

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hi ! when i press a letter on the keyboard the touchpad stops working. i tried with palmcheck option but the problem remains. i have ELAN software and everything seems updated (according to windows update and lenovo softwares). in touchpad settings i found the option about the mouse block during digitation, but it doesn'twork. can someone help me?

Answer:z 50 75 pressing keyboard touchpad doesn't work

I have the same problem with a Y50-70 and ELAN Touchpad/driver too. It has been sold to me as a gaming Laptop and now one major functionality you need for gaming doesn't work - what a mess. I spend hours in the Internet reading hundreds of articles from people with the same issue.1. Solution: Disable the Palmcheck function but unfortunately the ELAN SW doesn' provide this option.2. Solution: Change the Touchpad sensibility (some say max, some min) - neither works with the ELAN driver.3. Solution: Go into the Registry (regedit) and change parameter (DisableWhenType_Enable and DisableWhenType_DelayTime_Move in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Elantech\SmartPad\), to 0 with Regedit. Didn't work for me too. 4. Solution: Uninstall the ELAN driver qnd let Windows install a generic PS2 one during re-boot. This finally did it for me, however you are losing all the additional functionality of your Touchpad and can onlwy move the cursor plus right/left click. No zoom; no scroll, no multiple finger functionality anymore. So be it, I bought the Laptop for Gaming. I'm pretty disappointed about this but hope there will be better driver coming out soon.

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I noticed this problem while playing an onlin game. I lose touchpad functionality while i press a key on my keyboard. I attempted to fix the problem by setting the palmtracking option to minimum but it didnt fix the problem. What else can i do?

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Hello,When I startup my E520 today, dont work internal keyboard, touchpad and trackpoint!If the notebook startup, key F1 to enter BIOS works, but on login screen Windows7 not!I try to restore BIOS settings to default, but without effect. I try to press ENTER key to enter in Boot menu, it works, but in this boot menu keyboard dont work! Note: When I plug the external USB keyboard or mouse, its working (but internal not)Please help me! Marek M.P.S. Sorry my English :-)

Answer:Internal keyboard and touchpad dont work!

hey machalik,welcome to the forums.it is strange that the internal keyboard and touchpad works at the BIOS area but not at the login screen.could you check and see if your BIOS is at version 1.22/1.09 . if it isn't, head over to http://support.lenovo.comif it is at that version, reflash your bios and see if that helps.





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*************** SOLVED *************Hi there !   I really need your help this is very concerning.My PC is an Ideapad 100S-14IBR. While I was typing some text in college, my hardware (touchpad and keyboard) stopped responding and the text editor kept on writing the last key I pressed, as if kept it pressed. Not concerned, I just hard rebooted because I was stuck. This hasn't solved the issue, both my touchpad and keyboard are still unresponsive. When booting, pressing F12 to acces boot menu doesn't work either (used to work). The keyboard isn't even recognised in boot... this makes me think the problem is a lot more serious thant what I thought At home, I did a complete reinstall of the system with a USB keyboard and mouse plugged after saving my works. Reinstalling didn't solve the problem, the touchpad and keyboard still don't work. I checked and I have both mouse and keyboard drivers, all up to date. The Windows Diagnosing Utility didn't find anything. Lenovo System Update doesn't give me any result too.How can I fix this please ? Help will be greatly appreciated. I need this computer for work :/ Thanks

Answer:SOLVED Keyboard and Touchpad don't work / Ideapad ...

Oh don't mind.I did the "power off the computer and press the power button for 15 sec" trick.It worked ! Sorry for the annoyance !

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A couple days ago, my keyboard and touchpad mouse stopped working. I thought it was a hardware issue and ordered a replacement keyboard. As for the touchpad, I'm just using a wireless mouse. I replaced the keyboard a couple days later with the new one, and when I turned on my laptop, it works again, but when I put my laptop to sleep and wake it up, I hit enter, and then it stops working. I cannot type anything until I restart my computer. I figured it has to do something with the drivers, but I'm not too sure. Here is my computer specs:

Product: HP Pavilion dv9700
Model: dv9925nr
Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I've gone to the HP website to get the drivers, but they do not support windows 7 for my computer.

Answer:Laptop keyboard does not work after sleep and touchpad

try changing the power plan, as you said when it goes to sleep, it stops working. Ty changing it to high performance.

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Hello, after restart / coming back from 'sleep' I can use the keyboard only to press strg + alt + entf (German), login with fingerprint, and than I cannot use the keyboard nor the touchpad for 1-5 minutes. The usb-mouse works perfectly. Sometimes, I have to restart several times to make it work at all. Any help very much appreccated!  

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typing with on screen keyboard atm. i have a diagnostic run available at request. deleted the malware associated already, if anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated
 

Answer:ps/2 driver infected. keyboard and touchpad does not work

can anyone help me out...think combofix will do it?

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Hello,I recently bought a new HP Pavilion 15-bc035nd (Windows 10) but I am running into a few issues with it. When I go into sleep mode and then wake up the laptop, using the power button, the keyboard and touchpad stops working. I am not able to enter my password. Via an external mouse and keyboard I am able to enter my password succesfully. Even after entering my password I am still not able to use my touchpad/keyboard of my laptop. Only a hard reset enables me to use the keyboard/touchpad again. I have tried various settings regarding power management but nothing seems to resolve my issue... Any suggestions?Thanks in advance,Kevin

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Ever since I've upgraded my dad's laptop to Windows 10, the keyboard and touchpad stop working randomly, and would work only after I restart the computer. (logging off, switch user, standby mode doesn't resolve it.)
There is no pattern to it. Sometimes it would be ok for a few days, sometimes it would happen again after a few hours. I mostly do internet browsing on the laptop.

When the problem occurred:
- The keyboard AND the touchpad would both stop working at the same time.
- USB mouse still works. (I do not have an external keyboard to test)
- The lights on the keys themselves (eg caps lock, wifi) would still remain on if they're activated but cannot be toggled on/off as usual.
- The device manager still showed no problems with the mouse or keyboard.

Things I've tried:
- sfc /scannow
- disabled sticky keys
- used the generic drivers for keyboard and touchpad
- reinstalled the drivers for keyboard and touchpad
- updated to the latest synaptics driver
- made a new synaptics trackpad profile
- disabled touchpad when using the USB mouse

Laptop stats:
HP Pavillion dm1-4002AU
Windows 10 Home 64bit (upgraded from Win7 and then reset to a fresh state)
AMD Radeon HD 6230 Graphics
6GB RAM
Synaptics Driver Version: 19.0.12.95 06Jul15
Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad
Lenovo ThinkPad PS/2 keyboard

This is very exasperating. I would appreciate some help in stopping this problem permanently, thanks.

Answer:Laptop keyboard and touchpad randomly do not work

I am having the same problem. Is there any update on this ??

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My Lenovo g50-70 will not allow me to use my keyboard the touchpad at the same time. If' i'm moving the mouse pointer and then try to type something at the same time the pointer will stop moving until i stop typing.  I've searched the dicussion boards for a solution to this problem and I have found posts that instruct me to minimize the palm tracking portion of the driver. I now have the palm tracking set to the minimum value but it has not made a difference to my problem. does anyone have another solution? 

Answer:lenovo g50-70 keyboard and touchpad won't work at the same time

Hi Dumptruck,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with keyboard and touchpad in your Lenovo G50-70 laptop.
 
Try to uninstall the touchpad driver and restart the system and reinstall the driver and check for the issue.
 
Click here for the touchpad driver for windows 7.
 
Click here for the touchpad driver for windows 8.1.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists.
 
Best regards,         
                                                                            
Ashwin. S





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I have a recently-purchased Lenovo 100s Ideapad 11iby Windows10.  After about a month of struggling to get the WiFi to work and get all of the W10 updates installed, it froze.  I did the Novo button complete reset to start over. when restarted, the keyboard and trackpad do not work.  I can't complete the install process because I can't type anything in. An external mouse works, and I can type using the on-screen keyboard, but that's all. now what?

Answer:100s Ideapad W10 keyboard and touchpad don't work

i have the same problem.  have you been able to resolve this?

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My mom has a Acer 5102. The touchpad and keyboard don't work on the laptop. I tried plugging in a mouse to the USB and that didn't work either. All I want to do is back up my files to an external hard drive but I can't do it without a keyboard or the touchpad. I tried doing FN + F7, and FN + F6, and even FN + F7 + ALT. I heard those key combinations work, but it didn't in my case. Also, she said at first the OS wouldn't boot for a couple days, but now it boots but the keyboard and touchpad doesn't work. Does anyone know what the problem could be?wee

Answer:ACER Keyboard and touchpad doesn't work

Try http://www.laptoprepair101.com for a good desciption on how to disassemble a laptop.Be VERY careful when disassembling. They are fragile and the connections are short.The ribbon cable under the keyboard might be the problem although the USB connections are integrated on the motherboard and with your earlier problems might point to that as the cause.

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Sometimes when I start up my computer, more often than not, when it brings me to my logon screen, I can't use the touchpad or the keyboard at all.  I have to physically touch the screen to let me put my pin in.  Still, neither work, so I end up shutting down and restarting, sometimes more than once, before the touchpad and keyboard start to work again.  I've had this problem for a couple of years now, have been in touch with support, and have also uninstalled and reinstalled my keyboard.  My warranty just expired of course.  I'm ready to throw this computer out of a window.

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Ever since I've upgraded my dad's laptop to Windows 10, the keyboard and touchpad stop working randomly, and would work only after I restart the computer. (logging off, switch user, standby mode doesn't resolve it.)
There is no pattern to it. Sometimes it would be ok for a few days, sometimes it would happen again after a few hours. I mostly do internet browsing on the laptop.

When the problem occurred:
- The keyboard AND the touchpad would both stop working at the same time.
- USB mouse still works. (I do not have an external keyboard to test)
- The lights on the keys themselves (eg caps lock, wifi) would still remain on if they're activated but cannot be toggled on/off as usual.
- The device manager still showed no problems with the mouse or keyboard.

Things I've tried:
- sfc /scannow
- disabled sticky keys
- used the generic drivers for keyboard and touchpad
- reinstalled the drivers for keyboard and touchpad
- updated to the latest synaptics driver
- made a new synaptics trackpad profile
- disabled touchpad when using the USB mouse

Laptop stats:
HP Pavillion dm1-4002AU
Windows 10 Home 64bit (upgraded from Win7 and then reset to a fresh state)
AMD Radeon HD 6230 Graphics
6GB RAM
Synaptics Driver Version: 19.0.12.95 06Jul15
Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad
Lenovo ThinkPad PS/2 keyboard

This is very exasperating. I would appreciate some help in stopping this problem permanently, thanks.

Answer:Laptop keyboard and touchpad randomly do not work

I am having the same problem. Is there any update on this ??

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When the keyboard is attached to my tablet the back-light comes on but none of the keys work and I'm only able to work the touch pad. In my device settings the keyboard says driver error. I tried to update the driver but it says it cant locate it. How do I fix this please? I am running Windows 10 if that has any baring on the issue. (SP3)
Thank You to any and all responses, its greatly appreciated.

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Hi everyone, and Happy Holidays,

I just installed windows 7 ultimate on my daughters, acer aspire 3050 laptop. It was running vista home basic before. The vista install was damaged by viruses, so I decided to upgrade her to 7. All the hardware was recognized, but for some reason the keyboard does not work, it was working fine with the virus riddled vista install. For some strange reason the windows key does bring up the start menu, but none of the other keys seem to do anything. They all work in the BIOS just fine. Also the touch pad does work, but the cursor movement is very jerky, and it was also fine in vista. I went to acer's site, they don't have any windows 7 drivers available for this model, or any vista drivers for the keyboard, I installed the vista touch pad drivers, but they did not seem to help. I also messed with the keyboard settings in control panel, but nothing seems to help. Does anyone have any ideas, on what I need to do to fix this. I have been really pleased with 7 on my other computers, and would hate to have to go back to vista. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated, Thank you in advance,

Steve

Answer:keyboard and touchpad not working

The reason it won't work is because there is no Windows 7 support for your acer aspire 3050 laptop. You can see this at the Acer website, choose Notebook, Aspire then Aspire 3050 which will show you a page for your laptop. You can see there is no Windows 7 support as yet. Acer Support - Drivers & Download

Looks like you already found this out.

Let me look around and see if anyone has found a driver that will work. Nothing found that is made for your exact model so far.

Your model isn't on the list of supported laptops but that doesn't mean that a touchpad driver from another notebook won't work on your model. I would pick a model on the Windows 7 supported list, then find the touchpad and keyboard driver for that model and try it out.
http://www.acer.com/windows7/eng/

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Hello, When I start my computer it all works fine, but after a couple minutes of using it the touchpad mouse will just stop working and so will the keyboard. I have a touch screen so I can go to the control panel and to the mouse. If i disable the synaptic touchpad then enable it the mouse and keyboard work for a short time then stop again. Do you know what could be wrong?   Model - HP Pavilion 17-f227nrOS - Windows 10 home Thanks

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Hi folks

I hope someone can help me. My laptop recently became buggered by a virus and as I did not have a windows 7 installation disc I decided to restore it to its factory default using some sort of dell backup utility.

Since I did this my touchpad and keyboard no longer seems to work! keyboard works fine when i select f8 on startup as i can flick through the options however when i boot into safe mode the touchpad and keyboard still don't work.

I don't know what to do as I can't do anything without the keyboard or touchpad!

Any help would be much appreciated.

If you need any more info let me know.

Thanks

Linty

Answer:keyboard and touchpad not working

Try connecting an external usb KB and mouse to it and see if Windows will pick them up.

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This morning when powered on my laptop...i wasn't able to input the password through keyboard ...and even touchpad wasn't working so i then used a usb mouse it was working but usb keyboard was not working.when i put the laptop in recovery mode ,both laptop's keyboard and touchpad was working.plzz help i don't want to reinstall the windows again and also no restore point working as always it shows some bsod error!

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Hi everyone
I recently formatted+reinstaled Windows on a "old" laptop (Acer Aspire 5620)
I installed Windows 7 (instead of Xp that it had earlier ) and after the installation was complete (first time n desktop) the touchpad and keyboard would not operate. at all
Ive tried all windows updates (in case of drivers), because there are no official drivers for 7(only xp)

The thing is that inside device manager theres nothing wrong with the touch+keyboard
(no marks, both are recognized and "operate fine")
Ive tried reboots, sometimes rarely the keyboard might enter a couple characters (with delay) and sometimes the touchpad might move the pointer a bit (with delay too)

However the keyboard works fine in bios, and both worked perfectly in windows setup (in formatting i mean)
The devices also works ok in safe mode.

Any ideas plz?

P.S. The computer before the format had ALSO win7 so its not something new with that
 

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I had to rever back to windows 8.1 because of issues persisting at larger scale. But now the keyboard and touchpad for my HP pavilion 15-n225tu laptop have stopped working. It works when on bios screen but as the windows starts it doesn't work. What may be the issues here?

Answer:Keyboard and touchpad not working.

Drivers.
Check your OEM support site for the latest driver set BEFORE 29, July, 2015 as those would be good for 8.1

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I got a new laptop yesterday, and while i was cruising on youtube i had to update win7 so i did, and when i got on a tried to log into my account my keyboard wouldn't work neither is my touch pad, i can use a mouse put i dont have a usb keyboard. I really want to fix this without taking it back to best buy.
While turning the laptop on the numlock is green but once i hit the login screen the green goes away and i cant type, and my touch pad icon on the lower right is gone as well the laptop i got is the Toshiba Satellite L650D-063 can someone please help me!

Answer:Keyboard or touchpad not working !

Windows Updates may have installed touchpad drivers.

Go into Device Manager - "Mice and other pointing devices"; roll back driver

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Hello again,
                    This morning i turned on my laptop and i couldn't get my touchpad and keyboard to work. But luckily i have a touchscreen computer.
 
 
Please help me to fix this problem
 
From Aramus

Answer:touchpad and keyboard not working

What is the make and model of this computer?

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I seem to have a strange issue where my keboard will not work at all when I don't have the power cable plugged in.  The minute I unplug the power the touchpad and keys will not work.  I have tried to dock and undock, shutdown and restart while docked, shutdown and restart with out dock and then inserting into dock. when its unplugged the f12 lights be blinking. have updated all drivers - no go. also no customer support here in kuwai where i am right now. at least microsoft has a chat support which sorry to say a big company like hp does not have. first you spend huge amount of money to buy their hardware and then more money on support which is appalling for something which is not your fault.

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My touchpad and keyboard stopped working after 8 months of normal use. I went to device manager to chech the drive i found the keyboard was an "Unknown device" with code 28 and the touchpad was with code 10. I tried and reinstalled the drivers didnt work and made a recovery also didnt work. I tried to use it in bios it worked perfectly bur when the os started it stopped. The numlock light is always on and all the FN+ keys work like the volume and screen brightness etc.. Now i am using wireless keyboard and mouse to use the laptop. Please help me and thank you.

Answer:Touchpad and keyboard not working. Z50 70

Hi iihamada,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try checking these settings
 
Control Panel / ease of Access / Change how your keyboard works.
Uncheck all the boxes and save the settings.
 
Let us know your findings
Cheers!





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  I have read a few topics for solving this kinda problem, and there was some topics, where the problem was absolutely the same, like mine, but those solutions didnt work for me, unfortunetely.  I bought ma Lenovo IdeaPad laptop a few days ago, and when I woke up today, my keyboard and touchpad didnt work. When I go to the device manager, it says that my keyboard is working fine, but have problems with my touchpad (This device cannot start. (Code 10)). was reading about updating my BIOS. Right now my BIOS info is: SMBIOSBIOSVersionCCCN15WW(V2.01)   Downloaded update for BIOS from Lenovo website (ver 2.71) but when I wanted to install it, at the "Please choose one of the following tasks: Update ThinkPad Bios and Update model number" I get "Flash Module cannot be found. The utility process has not completed" - for the both of them. I have Windows 10 on it.  I really hope, someone can help me about it, and thanks in advance!

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my TOSHIBA SATELLITE LAPTOP'S TOUCH PAD AND KEYBOARD ARE NOT WORKING WITH XP BUT WORKS FINE WITH WIN7 WHAT MIGHT BE THE CAUSE?
 

Answer:Touchpad & keyboard not working

You could try this:

1. Turn the laptop off and remove all attachments including the battery.

2. Press the power button for about 15 seconds.

3. Replace the battery and power connection.

4. Boot the laptop and press F2 at the splashscreen to go into setup.

5. Press F9 which will reset to defaults.

6. Press F10 to save changes and exit. Answer 'yes'.

7. Laptop will reboot.

Hopefully this will solve your problem.
 

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I have same problem as many people are facing with (Toshiba Satellite A300-21H PSAG8E-05J00TEN) . I'm sure touchpad is not disabled.
Windows VISTA clean installation - touchpad & keyboard half of the time are working half of the time not. I'm sure it's not a driver problem (if it's not working device manager says there was problem with device..) . I've already tried 5 different drivers..
I am facing issue from the time i bought it.. I thought there might be problem with OS, today i installed UBANTU but facing same issue (Mouse pad stops working after some time) with this OS tooo.. I am sure that its problem with Hardware not with OS or any driver..

Can please any one tell is there any solution for this...

Answer:Satellite A300 - touchpad & keyboard issues

I have Satellite A300-1LI and it is also PASG8E but I didn?t notice any problems with touchpad or keyboard. At the beginning I used it with original Vista image but about a year now I use WXP and Win7 as dual boot. No problems at all.

If you have noticed this strange problem from the first day why you didn?t contacted Toshiba service and asked for help?
I can imagine there is some hardware problem but I don?t know what do you want to do alone about it. do you want to exchange keyboard or touchpad alone.

Keyboard replacement is not a big deal but touchpad.....

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Hi,

I have a lots of problems with my Satellite A300D-11S (for Adriatic region).

I have Windows 7 Ultimate with installed all drivers from Toshiba site. Everything works perfectly .... but..

When I first time power-on notebook, graphic driver cannot initialize, keyboard doesn't work, and touchpad is froozen. In this situation I can use external USB mouse and keyboard, Internet (WLAN,LAN), Sound. When I reebot the system, Windows 7 loads and works perfectly and I can work 3-4 hours. After turning off notebook and power-on after 30 minutes, 1 hour, or 6 hours, problem is still present again :(

Then I reinstalled all system from zero, use newest drivers update and problems is still present. I tried this 3 times, but I havent got idea what to do. Sometimes when I close lid of my notebook, and later when resuming from stand-by touchpad and keyboard are frozen.

Notebook have warranty but last time, service replaced mainboard and Cpu. Maybe notebook is defective?

Thnx, and sorry about gramatic errors

Answer:Satellite A300D-11S - Keyboard and touchpad freezes

Hi

> graphic driver cannot initialize, keyboard doesn't work, and touchpad is froozen. In this situation I can use external USB mouse and keyboard, Internet (WLAN,LAN), Sound.
For me it sounds like that just the internal input devices (keyboard and touchpad) don?t work anymore and they should be replaced.
What do you think about this?

You can contact your authorized service provider. They can exchange both parts for you.
Check this!!!

Regarding your display driver issue you should update the driver and install latest BIOS version.

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Hey peeps, how are we all?

I have a funny problem here. the touchpad and keyboard do not work in windows or the BIOS, if I reboot the computer the same happens whether its just on battery or through the mains.

If I take the battery out then replace it and reboot the keyboard and mouse will work absolutely fine until I reboot it next (unless i remove the battery again).

Is there something that gets reset that would stop the touchpad and keyboard working?

Thanks alot,

James.

Answer:Satellite Pro L40 Keyboard + Touchpad inop after reboot

That?s a strange issue.
Did you try to update the BIOS? Check if you use the latest version and update it if a newer version is available.

Generally it?s not easy to say what could cause this issue?
To be honest I never heard about a similar issue?

So check if an BIOS update will help to sort this out? if not I would recommend contacting the ASP in your country for a solution!

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After I updated the drivers of my keyboard and touchpad they wont respond or freze when the xp boot screen appears.
Oh and it works before that.

What can I do ?

Answer:Satellite A10-S177 touchpad and keyboard don't respond

Hi

Sorry mate but I don?t understand how you have updated the keyboard driver?
The keyboard driver is a part of the Windows OS so it cannot be updated manually?

Check if you can boot in safe mode.
Press F8 and then choose safe mode. Then you can try to reverse the OS back to the early time point before the OS has been muddled up.

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Hello i have a problem.

The first time than i start the computer, the touchpad and the keyboard don?t run, and i must to connect a mouse-usb for to restart the computer. And in the second time, the touchpad and keyboard run correctly.

I have a Toshiba A300 and I have Windows 7 Ultimate 32bits
What could I to do for solve this problem?
My English is very bad but I hope you understand me and can help me.

Greetings!

Answer:Satellite A300 - touchpad and keyboard problem

According to your message you have to reboot the notebook in order to get the keyboard and touchpad working properly.
Possibly there is something wrong with the drivers for keyboard and touchpad?
As a first idea I would recommend to refresh the OS.
This means that you should check if a new OS installation could solve this problem.

Keyboard driver is a part of the windows OS so I think this should be checked.

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Hi,
I have a Satellite A660-133, when I use the keyboard or the touchpad I can hear many vibrations from the case of the laptop. I think it is not normal but actually the same model showed in shop does the same. What do you think about it?

Is there anybody who has this model and who is able to tell me what is his experience about that?

thanks!

Answer:Satellite A660-133 - Vibrations when I use the keyboard or touchpad

Hi davmat,

I?m not Satellite A660 owner but friend of me has one. He never told me about such a problem expect that?s a great notebook with powerful hardware and he love the design. I must agree with him that?s a great notebook from Toshiba!

Anyway, if you think it?s not normal you should contact an authorized service provider in your country. The guys can check this problem and maybe you need a new keyboard but this can be exchanged under warranty.

You can find a list of ASPs here:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Find an authorized service provider

Good luck! :)

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Ok,

I can't seem to find a way of fixing this or the cause of the problem.

Here it is:

I haven't had the laptop for that long and already thinking it is a terrible thing. When I start my laptop there is like a 70% chance of the keyboard not starting (this is up until it gets to the windows login) then around a 15% chance the touch pad wont start. If the touchpad wont start then I just shut down the whole laptop and start again but there is a chance with the laptop that if I use the on screen keyboard to login then the keyboard will start working again. (around 80% chance) I am getting sick of it.

I probably should have written this in code.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Note: I have tried uninstalling, reinstalling and rollback the drivers, even searching for the most current.

Thanks,
Emz

Answer:Satellite P850 - Keyboard + Touchpad issues

Nobody Know??

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In an attempt to get the FN key working again, I installed the latest 'Flash Cards Support Utility', which has made the problem considerably worse. No keys on the keyboard work (there is still power going to it, as the number lock light is lit) and the touchpad doesn't respond either, along with its buttons.

I'm guessing it was something to do with what i just installed but i don't really know where to start. I have a usb mouse and a spare keyboard so am able to use the laptop but would be very grateful for any help fixing it.

Thanks

Answer:Satellite C660 - Keyboard and Touchpad failing

Before we start the discussion one question: do you have problem with FN keys only or you cannot use whole keyboard?
What is with touchpad? Is touchpad maybe disabled? Have you installed Synaptics touchpad driver?
It is really not easy to say what is going on there but maybe you should install recovery image and test functionality with ?factory settings?. I mean with clean OS installation everything should be OK. If not there must be some hardware problem.

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Hi,

my touchpad stopped functioning properly half a year ago. Additionally it blocks my keyboard as well. If I go to sleep mode then start the notebook again then the keyboard starts functioning but not the touchpad. Then at some days touchpad comes back to life and works for a while perfectly.

Also, the notebook has started to heat up recently, especially around the touchpad's place.

I have my drivers installed so I guess that it should not be a problem. What can be?

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite A300 - Touchpad and keyboard issues

Hi buddy,

Maybe you should update the touchpad driver. You can download driver updates on official Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com

There you should find a newer version of touchpad driver.

Regarding the keyboard it would be interesting to know if the same happens with an external one. Can you test this please?

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Hi

I have just baught my GF a refurbed Toshiba laptop for her 21st birthday from a reliable source, its a Satellite Pro L300.

I started it up did all the setup stuff it told me to only to find that the touchpad and keyboard will not work AT ALL.
The keyboard caps lock key doesn't even light up when I press it,
I've downloaded all the latest drivers for EVERYTHING inc. the touchpad, this has made no difference,

I'm running out of ideas fast and coming to terms with the fact that the keyboard and touchpad might be faulty and as a result ill have to give my GF a faulty laptop for hewr 21st, not happy :(

Does any1 have any ideas?

Thanks :)

Edit: OK, very odd, right after i sent this message i tried the keyboard one more time and it works fine?
Could it be something 2 do with the downloading of the VAP package?

The touch pad is still knackered even when i try the fn + f9 combo?

2nd Edit: Ok now the keyboard has stopped working again!

WHAT ON EARTH!?

Answer:Satellite Pro L300 - Keyboard and touchpad issues

Hi

Looks like a keyboard issue?. who knows why it doesn?t work? looks like something would be wrong?
I recommend visiting your dealer and asking for replacement?
Otherwise you could contact the ASP in your country for a fix?

I think this is everything what you could do?

Good luck

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Hi!
I have a problem with my Satellite L305. Keyboard failed first. I have restored windows and then touchpad failed, but keyboard started working.
When touchpad is enabled in BIOS, keyboard and touchpad don't work in windows. When touchpad is disabled, only keyboard works in windows. In BIOS keyboard works every time. Everything is plugged as should be. Fn+F9 doesn't change a thing. Newest synaptics driver is already installed, but laptop doesn't see any touchpad.
Could anyone help please?

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I somehow lost connection to the touchpad mouse. How can I activate it again by use of the keyboard (I don't have any external mouse)?

Asia ;o)

Answer:Satellite Pro M70 - How to activate touchpad mouse by use of keyboard?

Hi!

You can enable or disable the touchpad with FN+F9.
Check this!!

But normally you could also find this information in your user manual.

Bye

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Hello, The left button on my Synaptics Touchpad doesn't work when I'm pressing a key on the keyboard. Initially, I thought it was a PalmCheck problem, but that feature was already disabled. The right click works fine and so does the touchpad itself. The only problem is the left button. I tried reinstalling an updated driver, but that didn't fix the problem. I tried the generic Synaptics driver and both the HP Windows 8 and 8.1 versions. They all worked fine for all touchpad functions except for the left button which still doesn't work when I'm pressing a keyboard key. I tried using a wireless mouse and the left click worked fine so the problem is only with the touchpad.  

Answer:Left touchpad button doesn't work when the keyboard is in us...

Same thing for me too, and I really want it fixed. I'm using an HP Pavillion Windows 8.1 Laptop, and using the same TouchPad as you. Kudos for you!

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Hey, my hp envy  x360 keyboard and touchpad stop working after restart or sleep and the pc opens up in table mode, moreover autorotation do not works. But when I shut it down and start again it works fine. Can some body tell me how to fix this issue.

Answer:HP Envy x360 Keyboard and Touchpad do not work after restart...

Hello @Deep284, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the keyboard issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that it seems like you are having multiple issues with the Operating System. Did this issue start to happen recently, or did you always have trouble with the notebook?  Did you install any updates recently?  If so, you can first try performing a System Restore, to set the notebook back to its previous working state. If that does not work, then try resetting the notebook using the following document: HP PCs - Microsoft Push-Button Reset (Windows 10) Next, make sure that all of you drivers are up to date, using the Windows Update. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi,

On my laptop when it is turned on XP boots up to the login screen.
But the touchpad and keyboard don't respond to any commands.
I can't get into the Bios because the keyboard doesn't work. Even a mouse
connected via the usb won't work.
Caps lock doesn't eluminate once pressed either?
Does it sound terminal?
Thanks,

Graeme.
 

Answer:Time Laptop Keyboard/Touchpad doesn't work

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