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Question: Trackpad and touchpad not working

Today my x201 has lost all trackpad and touch pad function. Hard disk constantly running. No restore points listed to help remove the problem. Everything works okay in Safe Mode. Rebooting several times has not helped. Could this be related to the Microsoft Bad KB.......69 update? I have not installed any new software recently. I can only use the pen to access menus. How can I remove recent KB installations using just the pen? Hope someone can help me soon Update: I have managed to remove the bad MS update but to improvement. Next I added a new user (also set as administrator) and the trackpad and touch pad function is now working normally but only with the new user account. Would someone tell me if I can remove my own Administrator Account and what effect this will have, i.e. what data might I lose? Can I save data and reinstall it to a new account?













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Answer: Trackpad and touchpad not working

Hi Beemer,

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

I?m sorry to hear that trackpad and touchpad is not working properly in your Lenovo ThinkPad X201.

Since the devices work fine in safe mode, probably a corrupted driver is causing the issue. Go to control panel -> Device manager, uninstall the drivers listed under Mice and other pointing devices. Restart the system and let Windows install the generic drivers for the device. Check if the trackpad and touchpad works fine now. Later, you may download the drivers from Lenovo Support page and install them. If you have any difficulties in finding the driver, please share the MTM number of your device.

Click here to understand how to transfer files and settings from one user account to another with administrator rights.

Hope this helps!

Best regards,
Mithun.





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Hello all Since 2 days my touchpad (inclusive the buttons) and my trackpad aren't workinig anymore. They are enabled and in the device manager under "mice and other pointers", there is no touchpad to be found. Do you have any idea what could have caused this problem? Thank you very much!

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 Hey guys, I'm having problems with the touchpad buttons: the system can't distinguish a left click from a right click. Whenever I click one of the two buttons the system reads it as if I'm clicking on both and keep pressing. I tried also to disable them and use the trackpad but also those buttons are not working well. They just work for a couple of minutes and then they stop. However if I run the Thinkvantage suite they seem to work fine and the system reads the click properly.What do you think is wrong?Thanks

Answer:Touchpad and Trackpad Buttons not Working

Today I noticed both my touchpad and joystick stopped working.  I could move the cursor but the clicks would not register.  I restarted and it worked again.  I recall a couple of days ago I updated the drivers, one of them I think was for the touchpad.

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HI All I am in need of help please i have a X1 Carbon that was Recently purchased for a user at our office. But as you can tell from the subject of this topic the touchpad and trackpad stops working working after a few minutes of working on the machine.  I used Lenovo System Update to update all the drivers to the latest version and this was not successfull, I then tried a reinstall  of windows and the manually downloaded the driver from lenovo website and installed it but still no luck. I have checked and they are not disabled in the Bios and they are not and the Bios is on the latest version I have also tried to let it run on the windows driver that downloads from windows but also it stops working. from what it looks like the trackpoint and touchpad disable cause when i go into the mouse properties the option to enable them both is greyed out i then log on as the local admin to see if it is a permission thing but it is also greyed out. This happens regardless if the machine is on battery or plugged inThis user travels  alot and needs them both to be working.  I came across the below forum but i dont see much of a response from lenovo.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-touchpad-and-trackpad-stops-working... 

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The trackpad and touchpad of my Yoga stops working: the cursor freezes and after a while disappears from screen. Once the cursor is gone it does not appear again, even after a clean reboot. I have tried to enable it via the Control Panel Mouse settings or Input section of ?Lenovo Settings? application but had no success.
The problem has happened several times so far, always after the laptop sleeps due to inactivity. The only way I have found so far to bring the trackpad and touchpad back is by going to the BIOS settings and restoring the default configurations (I have never changed the BIOS settings on this PC, so I can?t figure out why this solves momentarily the problem).
 
Any ideas on why this problem is happening, and how to solve it without messing with the BIOS settings?
 
This is becoming really annoying, it has happened three times since yesterday (10/23/15).
 
My BIOS version when this first happened was 1.26 (GQET46WW), my current BIOS version is 1.27 (GQET47WW). My laptop runs Windows 10 Pro (automatically updated from the Windows 8.1 version delivered with the laptop).
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
1/20/16 EDIT: Not a ThinkPad Product

Answer:Yoga - Trackpad and touchpad stops working

Hi jrojasledesma Can you post the model of you Thinkpad Yoga? You can try updating the mouse driver of your Thinkpad, but it is important to know the model to see if it has a ELAN, ALPS or Synaptics mouse. Regards

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Hello all, 3 days ago, on June 14, the touchpad on my Twist s230u stopped working. No apparent reason for this (tried to undo windows updates / system restore but did not help). The trackpad is not working also. Another thing - when the computer does a full shutdown and restart from the beginning (i.e. with the possibility of accessing the BIOS with Enter at the first screen), the keyboard is not working. I have to power the computer down once more and restart it. I'm running Windows 8.1, 64 bit. I tried to reinstall the new synaptic drivers but it did not help. Thank you in advance for your ansers. Cy

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Received my new X1 Carbon 2014 this week. After only two minutes of use, the trackpad and toucphpad stopped working. I hade to use an external mouse, and even after all driver updates it still didn`t work. If I restart the machine, sometimes the track-touchpad will work, but suddenly it freezes up again (after only minutes of use), and I will have to restart to fix the problem. Have used it for 5 hrs now, and how probably restarted about 30-40 times.  Anyone know what is causing this problem and/or how I can fix it?     //alex

Answer:X1 Carbon touchpad and trackpad stops working.

does the same problem manifest itself in the BIOS menu?have you tried doing all the updates through ThinkVantage System Update.

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Unfortunately, the trackpad and touchpad of my T460p stop working intermittently. The problem seems to occur after the laptop is going into hibernation. When it boots up afterwards, neither the trackpad nor the touchpad or the mouse buttons work, and the device manager shows the Synaptics device having a hardware issue. The problem persists when rebooting the system and even when using a different operation system (e.g. Ubuntu via a Live USB). I tried upgrading the Synaptics drivers (v19.0.19.1), which does not solve the problem though. I also tried different driver versions (e.g. the ones offered on the Lenovo site), without success. I encountered this problem both on Windows 10 Home & Windows 10 Enterprise Edition, as well as various Linux flavors (Ubuntu, Fedora). The only workaround that I found is to shut down the laptop, remove the battery and reboot it afterwards, which seems to reset the faulty state the touchpad is in. I strongly suspect that this is a problem with the firmware of either the mainboard or the Synpatics device itself, which puts it into an invalid state when going into hibernation. For now, I disabled hibernation mode, which avoids the problem but is not ideal of course. Did someone else run into this problem? Any ideas how to permanently fix this? I'm very happy with the T460p otherwise but this problem just drives me crazy as it's impossible to use a laptop without touchpad/trackpad when traveling.

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Hi guys, I am trying to maintain my doughter's school aptop but encountered something exceding my limited expertise. Since about 10 days the touchpad, buttons and the red thingie stopped working. I have read all the forum issues, uninstalled the drivers and re-installed new ones (first through the lenovo sulotion centre, then the synaptics generic version). About 6 times now. That didn't work. It says "component not present, not working correctly or divers not fully installed, error 24" (translation from Dutch, probably used some incorrect terms).Running windows 10 on this t420. All worked fine untill this happened. I saw that some new mouse drivers have been installed around the day of malfunction but can't find how or where to remove those (still getting used to this windows 10).Any suggestions? 

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad T420 trackpad and touchpad right/left click stopped working

So far, there's just 2 of us with trackpoint / touchpad problems as a result of installing Windows 10.  My post:  https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T420-Win-10-Pro-Ultra-Nav-19-00-12-61-Tr... I've combed through this forum and have no one else reporting these same issues; most are reporting that left and right click buttons are working, but the middle button did not work.  In my case, it was the opposite; the middle button scrolled (albeit very choppy), and the left / right buttons were dead.for my Trackpoint.  It's not a hardware issue, as all buttons function as normal in Win 7, but upon installation of Win 10, the buttons do not work.  I went so far as to do a clean install of Win 10 to ensure there were no conflicts between Win 10 and any leftover Win 7 system files, only to end up with the same old left and right button problems. So until the Ultra Nav drivers to enable full functionality of trackpoint / touchpad device, the only solution is to use a physical mouse or revert back to your prior operating system.    

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So I have had a very... VERY... irritating problem with my Thinkpad. For the first 6 or so months I had the laptop it worked fine. Then, the left click on the touchpad was functioning like the right click (bringing up a menu).  I immediately disabled the touchpad and then used the trackpad right and left clicks which worked perfectly. After another 4 or 5 months, those buttons stopped working altogether. I could still use the touchpad to move the arrow, but I couldn't click on anything. I bought an external USB mouse and that worked fine for another 2 months. Then for a few weeks, it would work on and off. I'd have to wiggle it around in the USB ports to get the laptop to recognize it. (it had nothing to do with the ports... there were 3 of them and they all worked fine). Then it stopped working completely, AND, my laptop refuses to acknowledge ANY USB I plug in.  I have run out of options now. I can't even install anything, download any files from lenovo website. I can't do anything. Does anyone know if it is still salvageable? Has anyone had the same problem? The lenovo digitizer for tablets.... would that work for this thinkpad? (sorry... not as tech savvy as the rest of you) Thanks a bunch,Amanda

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad T420 trackpad and touchpad right/left click stopped working

Go into the BIOS (press F1 during the initial bootup) menu then go into CONFIG -> Keyboard/Mouse -> Disable both the TrackPoint and Touch Pad -> press F10 to save and exit.

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I am experiencing an annoying problem - my trackpad stopped working. I have narrowed it down to a driver issue. Because if i uninstall the "Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav"-driver the trackpad starts working. As soon I install it again it stops. I have tried rebooting and it's no difference. When the driver is installed I cannot even the "Mouse" dialog in control panel.  I have tried the latest drivers: 18.0.7.40 as well as the previous driver. Same result. I have downloaded the drivers through the website as well as with Lenovo support app.  My model is the new X1 Carbon, model: 20A7005UM5 not even 2 weeks old. It worked until yesterday. The only thing done since is the regular update by Windows 8.1. I even tried a system restore before the updates but now there is no difference.  I want to point out that, when driver is uninstalled, the trackpad works, but without all the functionality. Any suggestions would be very appreciated. Regards,Jan 

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I dunno if it's a touchpad or a trackpad I have but there was a program along with it called like Apoint or something that would run and allowed me to change the settings on the touchpad. I have looked and can find no other way of accessing the touchpad settings. Well the last time I remember it working was before I updated Windows Vista, well now the program no longer runs I had it set to disable the touchpad when an external mouse was detected and it no longer does that. I went into its folder located at C:\Program Files\DellTpad\Apoint.exe and double clicked it and nothing happened. It use to run at startup but no longer does and I checked and it is still set to run at startup but does not, any clues as to what is going on? I believe I am using Windows Vista Home Premium.
I managed to fix it by going to Device Manager in the control panel uninstalling Dell Touchpad and rebooting.

Answer:Alps Touchpad/trackpad

Congratulations!

And thanks for letting us know.

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Hi 1) I just bought the Y580 online. The trackpad is terrible. - How do I make the right-side and bottom touch scrolling to work ? just like a normal laptop ?? - I changed the sensitivity settings and inspite of that the motion of the cursor is not uniform. When the right side of my finger is contact with it, the cursor stops moving a little and it is okay with the center of my finger.Do any of you experience this? If not, I need to get this looked into. I don't think the problem is with the software, it's just the material with which the trackpad is made, does not have a right coefficient of friction. - The two finger scrolling does not start. When I do the two finger scroll, the cursor change is seen almost 10 seconds later and even after that, it is almost impossible to scroll through my pages. Is that the case for everyone?  - The left/right click on the trackpad is noisy 2) Made the mistake a buying a lower resolution screen.How do I return this thing? When I talked to sales they are asking for a 15% "restocking" fee. That is terrible as well. I never should have gone with Lenovo.  

Answer:Y580 Trackpad (or Touchpad) Help

- Not sure if there is a right side and bottom touch scrolling, will test it tonight- not uniform? Means if you place your finger on the right side of the touchpad then move to the center compared to the center move to the left, the distance is different?- 2 finger scrolling not tested, will check it tonight- I am not sure how to help you with the touchpad being noisy when clicking. Do note that this is a 1 piece touchpad compared to the conventional touchpad with 2 buttons below which is different. Use double tap on touchpad to do a left click but right click is unavoidable. - low res screen... can check with sales if you can top-up for upgrade?hope this helps.

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Hello everyone,  I am having to send my Lenovo ThinkPad P50 to the service depot to have the touchpad and perhaps more replaced due to the trackpad not performing properly. The right click works intermittently both on the bottom and top right click button. The scroll feature at times stops working and the left click usually starts performing right click operations randomly. I knew it wasn't the driver after uninstalling and reinstalling it a few times including the keyboard driver. Has anyone here ever had to have their touchpad replaced?

Answer:Replacing Touchpad/Trackpad

Hi RegEdit1 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As the touchpad and buttons may have erratic behavior but not when using a USB mouse, then best that you have your warranty coverage work for you as the entire upper case that includes the touchpad mechanism to be checked.
 
Reviewing the hardware disassembly guide would take several screws needed to be worked at for the repair.
Sending it over could be a good option in terms of hardware issue for full functionality check.
 
Regards

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I have a Lenovo x220tablet, alltough it took some time to adjust. But now i'm happy with it. But there's something wrong with the trackpad. I allready taught myself to use it without the pysical buttons in the bottom, and now make fully use of al that synaptics has to offer.But sometimes I have to use the buttons, because it comes handy when dragging something or whatever. At first, I did not like the buttons, but the where usable, but with time, they got worse. It is very hard to explain this for me in English, but, thats why I made a little movie which is linked below. Anyone suggestions what to do about it?Of course I've used google, and found many many topics about the trackpad, but that were mostly driver problems. http://youtu.be/a4XyxWopbt8 The click is so loud, it seems to get stuck somewhere and I have to push very hard. Almost like there's something stuck, like sand between it. But it's perfectly clean.Any advise (besides; do not use it) is welcome. And apologies for my English  













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Answer:X220t trackpad/touchpad

Hi, timpel_800
 
From the looks, sounds, and general functionality of the TrackPad, I would guess that there is a hardware issue of sorts. In the video, you say that the click function works, but only if you do it twice, correct? And the noise was far louder than a TrackPad is supposed to be, I think. With all this in mind, I would contact support and see if you can get this repaired. The number for support in the Netherlands is +31 (0)20 513 3939 and is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.
 
Best of luck,
Adam





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MY FREINDS my problem withe trackpad it is do voice every where and i hope if some one help me how fix it without maybe withoute open back cover ( it is working perfect but this voice it is Annoying )pleas look the video http://tinypic.com/m/jgtdg0/3

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Scrolling in chrome is giving me a headache.  And I can't for the life of me find the touchpad settings for my new Yoga 910.  I searched both the control panel and metro settings with no luck.  I even went into the device manager and no touchpad to be found.  Usually there's a tab in the mouse properties but for some odd reason it doesn't exist on this computer.  Any direction would be much appreciated.  

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The Trackpad on this laptop is become really unusable. The cursor is jumping around when you lift your finger from the trackpad. I am finding it very difficult to use Photoshop and cannot do anything precise which is ironic as this is a precision touchpad. There is nothing precision about it.
Please Dell fix this. For me this is the only thing holding back the best Ultrabook ever made.

Answer:Please fix the XPS 13 (2015) 9343 touchpad / trackpad

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The Trackpad on this laptop is become really unusable. The cursor is jumping around when you lift your finger from the trackpad. I am finding it very difficult to use Photoshop and cannot do anything precise which is ironic as this is a precision touchpad. There is nothing precision about it.
Please Dell fix this. For me this is the only thing holding back the best Ultrabook ever made.

I just got this laptop today and immediately noticed the same exact thing.  It's driving me nuts and really creating problems navigating.  I am really hoping this can be fixed with a software update and it's not hardware related.  I'm also wondering if this is just a flaw on certain units or all of them act like this.

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Hi Lenovo & all, I use the trackpoint most of the time, but recently after updating the drivers for a number of times from Lenovo update manager I found out that the touchpad on my T60 is not working right. Symptom is that whenever my T60 is tilted forward or backward (i.e. not sitting horizontally flat), then there will be great difficult trying to control the pointer with the touchpad (not responding, etc). Did somebody encounter similar problem?

Answer:Weird Touchpad / TrackPad problem on T60

I found that the problem can be due to the palm rest region being pressed down my my palm:If I press the palm region up on the edge (as it flex a little bit when I use force), then the touchpad works fine even when the laptop is tilted. However, when I stop pressing up on the edge, especially after I have put my palms onto the palm rest to type again, then the touchpad stop behaving normally again It is a design fault of T60, or is it just my T60? Can I have it fixed?

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Dell,
Touchpad  replacing  Trackpad  in Laptops

Users of the laptops are feeling difficult to use the touchscreen facility in the recent laptops, because the screen is perpendicular to the hand and fingers. In most of the laptops, the trackpad and the area left and right of it are vacant.  This area can be used as touchpad replacing trackpad,  as shown in the following figures.  This new touchpad is parallel to the hand and so easy to write, scribble, select, swipe and do digital signatures.



 

The touchpad can be enabled to function as trackpad using special key combination(s).  Many app and program icons can be displayed on this touchpad similar to those in tablets and smartphones.  
Additional modifications can be included in this idea to make this feature very useful in laptops, desktops, All in one computers.
Reference:
 The Touch Bar on MacBook Pro.
This Touch Bar on MacBook Pro is very small, difficult to view and difficult to reach by fingers for digital signatures and other actions as mentioned in the following weblink.

        https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207055
 - voxmu

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Hi all,  Having puchased a X1 Carbon few days ago, I realised that my trackpad and touchpad are acting erractically when I use the mouse at the same time. I detected these erractic movements due to some accidental touching of the trackpad and touchpad.  For example; my trackpad cursor would display a vertical and horizontal scrolling icons when I move the trackpad and I could not scroll my document using my mouse and touchpad. The scrolling icons would disappear after a short while and I would no longer move the cursor with the trackpad. However, the trackpad and mouse are able to move the cursor. However, scrolling remain unresponsive. I restart the machine and all is fine again till I tried to control the cursor with the trackpad again. I tried to disable the trackpad and touchpad since I have a mouse connected but only the trackpad can be disable.  This is my first Thinkpad and I assume users will disable both the trackpad and touchpad with a connected mouse. I do not know if these problem exist out of the box since I connect the mouse to it on my 3rd day of usage and I found them due to the accidental touching of the trackpad last night. Further trial and error confirmed their erratic movements. I tried to re-install the drivers and navipoint but the issue remained.  Is my trackpad and mousepad having problem for these erratic movements and by default, both the trackpad and touchpad cannot be disabled in Thinkpad? 

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If I press any of the trackpad keys the cursor is unresponsive for ~2 seconds. The problems occurs a while after booting. If I restart the machine it doesn't happen. What should I do?

Answer:Trackpad keys freezing touchpad

I noticed exactly the same behaviour after upgrading the driver to version 15.3.2.0. Also when i use the trackpoint, the touchpad freezes 2 seconds..... Somehow the UltraNav driver always seems to give some kind of problems... :-( With the buttons it only happens with the red lined buttons above the touchpad. Not with the two buttons below it. --jan





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Guys I see hundreds of posts on this old and aggravating topic with totally guesswork "answers" from Microsoft, help forums, including this one. There has to be an answer, right?

BTW this seems common on all types of laptops irrespective of make. I have tried this with both the vendor [lenovo] driver and with standard MS provided "mouse" driver. No diff in this regard though the packages are very different [lenovo very complex]
Also, this is a new phenomenon on this particular unit. In the past, no issues. Windows power-plan update?

as title says. Use laptop. Leave laptop [plugged in or not does not matter]. Return to use laptop after hours. Laptop awakes by normal means but no touchpad/trackpad etc function. Logoff, logon, still no touchpad cursor movement [frozen in centered position].

There is no Power Plan setting for "mouse" or touchpad or trackpad.
There is no Advanced Tab in Device Manager for same
There is no sleep/power/etc settings anywhere in Device Manager for same
There is no Windows error related to the problem
Full reboot required to gain coherency

Something in Power Mgmt, I guess, is offing the touchpad but the parameter is not obvious.

Someone somewhere knows this answer, right??

Answer:Touchpad Trackpad inoperable after sleep

Other then the button to disable the trackpad being somehow accidentally pushed, A lot of the times this problem is reported, And I keep going through all the options. If you have done all the fixes, the problem is most likely with the touchpad itself on the laptop. It is usually a hardware issue. I would call the laptop company and go through their troubleshooting steps (even though forums usually cover all those angles well). But it is usually hardware if all the fixes that are suggested are applied.

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Whenever I wake my chromebook from sleep the trackpad function is inoperable. There is no cursor displayed and using the trackpad does not appear to have any effect (i.e. no "invisible" cursor either). Upon reboot all trackpad function is restored. This started happening after I had been using my chromebook for a few months, so I'm guessing there was a software update associated with it, but I have no idea which one. Anyone else experienced this? TIA

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Hi, Since i've upgraded my laptop (T440s) to win10 (fromwin8.2) the trackpad and the touchpad have been disabled. I've tried to downgrade my touchpad driver and it works approximately (just the click and the trackpad and i can't access to the configuration panel: ultranav). I've already tried to find the last driver on Lenovo website but it didn?t fix it. Is there a driver that works propely with win10 ?  If not, is there another way to fix touch/trackpad? If not how can I force my computer to stay on the previous driver after reboot (win10 automatically update my drivers at each reboot)? Many thankstd

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Hello. I wonder if there are any solutions for the following problem I am having with my touchpad. The touchpad mouse is extremly glitchy Please help, as this is a really basic requirement for any touchpad. I am currently a little disappointed as this is the most expensive laptop i have ever purchased. The touchpad/ imagepad has many functions, but the simple ability to be unable to point to exactly where you need to 20% of the time, is making this almost unusable. Notebook details: HP Envy 17 - Windows 7 - Model - 17-3270NR I look forward to your help guys! Thank you.

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Whenever I wake my chromebook from sleep the trackpad function is inoperable. There is no cursor displayed and using the trackpad does not appear to have any effect (i.e. no "invisible" cursor either). Upon reboot all trackpad function is restored. This started happening after I had been using my chromebook for a few months, so I'm guessing there was a software update associated with it, but I have no idea which one. Anyone else experienced this? TIA

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Hello, I posted as a part of another thread before but decided to make my own thread for this. I have lost my lenovo partition and reinstalled windows 10 on a fresh install.  This has resulted in my trackpad being rendered unfunctional. I have tried all sorts of drivers to try and get it working but alas nothing has worked. I contacted the live support and they just told me to install the Lenovo companion and give that a go with the drivers from that, but it did nothing to help and ended up downloading the same drivers I tried before.   I have the same issues in Ubuntu also and there is no activity when it comes to the pad, the buttons dont work nor does the motion.  I have looked around on the internet and found next to no solutions for the problem I have.    On my device manager I have however one single unknown device, which I have tried to install drivers onto and that doesnt work also, so I have no idea what that could be.   I would like any advice at this point becuase its driving me mad and I am unable to return the laptop due to being currently in another country.   Thanks in advance.

Answer:Ideapad 320-15AST, touchpad/trackpad unfunctional

Try the F6 button, it worked for me!

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I recently got this new Thinkpad T460p and installed Windows and Ubuntu in dual boot. Even after 3 Days there was no error. But today I noticed a quite annoying behaviour. When I boot into Windows (Start up --> Grub, select Windows Loader --> Windows 10 starts) there appears the loading cycle (those white points) and for a short moment, even before the locked Windows screen appears, I can see the cursor. But immediately after that (when the locked home screen appears) the laptop won't recognize any input via touchpad, buttons or trackpad andthere won't appear a cursor at all. I need to login and wait for about a minute (Whatever I do, the laptop won't recognize anything but the normal keyboard), thats the moment in which my Laptop realizes that there are more possibilities to input data then just the keyboard and recognizes everything (touchpad, buttons and trackpad).I already deinstalled the synaptic driver and reinstalled the latest update and even tried the one before that one just to be sure. Nothing fixed my problem yet.PS.: When I start into Ubuntu there is no Problem at all.PPS.: When I started into Windows a day ago It worked fine as well.

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Hi, I just unpacked and set up my new computer (u310) last night.  Both last night and today I have had some issues where the two-finger scroll on the function just randomly stops working.  It seems to work again after rebooting.  Does anyone know how to fix this?  Thanks!

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I have r40 2722 model, with touchpad and trackpoint together, the driver from this site that suites windows xp says it is not  hardware compatible, it brings error message. The trackpoint is ok.plz help,much appritiation if it is as soon as possible, thank you from advance.













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Answer:HELP!! ThinkPad R40 Model 2722 synaptics driver for touchpad not working, touchpad not working

Welcome to the forum! Is your touchpad enabled in BIOS? 

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Hi I have an X100e (dual core turion ybased) which appears to have developed a problem with the left most key at the foot of the touchpad. Specifically, it has developed an annoying clicking sound periodically when in use. I believe the click may be something to do with a bar that may be sitting under the key to ensure that the whole key moves parallel to the keyboard when pressed (much like other wide keys such as the space bar, the shift or enter kes). What I would like to know is whether there is a way to reseat the key to resolve the clicking sound or whether rectification of the problem lies in returning the product to a service centre for the palm rest (part code: 60Y5284) to be changed. Roger

Answer:X100e Touchpad / Trackpad button sticking / clicking

Roger- I just discovered a similar clicking/sticking problem for the "m" key on my x200s.  Did you ever find a solution to your problem? Thanks. Greg

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I've been having an issue with my X270 laptop since I bought it. The laptop is running Windows 10. What happens is randomly (this can take weeks, or days) the trackpad and pointing stick completely stops working. The only solution is to uninstall the drivers and reinstall them using an external mouse. I've tried various versions of the drivers, including the latest, and it still continues to happen. Any solutions to fix this?

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I've tried everything. No one had ever had this problem, except me. Searching online and Youtube proved to be no help. I beg all of you who have experience with issues like this to please read.

When I first brought my laptop (ASUS Q304UA) , it was perfectly fine and no problems. However, up until 7 months into using it, the trackpad suddenly became unresponsive out of no where. It would jump around and fly everywhere when using it. The multi touch gestures would make the screen go crazy and do all sorts of zooms, multitasking, etc when just trying to scroll down. It was definitely unusable.

This prompted me to RMA it to ASUS, which took them one month to repair it. They had apparently replaced only the hard drive claiming it was a "bad sector" or whatever... Upon several hours of use after repairs, the problem was back.

I then RMA'd it a second time which made them replace the motherboard and trackpad. Unfortunately, the problem did come back, except it took a little longer (5 days/ 1week).

Now I know that this is NOT hardware because I encountered that restarts, restores, etc all solve the problem temporarily and then comes back. When messing with programs and devices, I feel the mouse gets a little better for a couple minutes but then resumes to its terrible and erratic behavior, rendering my laptop COMPLETELY useless.

I cannot do ANYTHING with this trackpad as it constantly jumps around and teleport making it EXTREMELY difficult to click on the ... Read more

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Just got the Yoga Pro 2 this week. I'm noticing a small movement in my clickpad (or whatever its calls) when I lightly tap on it. It feels like there is a 2 to 3 millimeter pocket of space under it before it provides resistance for the actual click motion. If you take your finger and just lightly tap your finger on the touchpad do you hear and feel a slight vibration, like it might be loose? I know it has to move downwards motion to activate the mouse click buttons, but I feel like there is movement in the pad before I get resitance for the click motion. I'm wondering if this is the design or I just got a slightly off designed one. Does it feel solid on your Yoga Pro 2? 

Answer:Yoga 2 Pro Clickpad Touchpad Trackpad movement and vibrations

I had the same problem with mine.  Every time I'd just lightly tap the pad in order to "click", I'd actually hear a click.  Very annoying.  Some odd movement under the pad that just didn't seem right. I ended up exchanging it at Best Buy (where I bought it).  The best buy guy tried to claim it was normal, but didn't mind at all when I insisted that I wanted to exchange.  The replacement has no issues.

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Hi all,

I've basically spent the whole day looking for a solution (which I still don't think I have), so figured I'd try my luck here.

The trackpad/touchpad (mouse cursor) on the Dell XPS 13 (9343) will randomly freeze-up, stop scrolling, stop being able to mouse click, start randomly resizing/scrolling or will cease to do anything at all after a while. This is a known issue apparently and commonly experienced by most owners.

Does anyone know of an actual solution for this? Dell released a firmware update that supposedly addressed the issue however unfortunately mine started doing it again today to the point where I had to literally power the machine off and reboot.

From what I've read here:

YES!!! A SOLUTION/ACTUAL WORKING FIX! XPS Laptop's - Touchpad / Touch pad / Mouse issue. Windows 8/10 need apply. Scrolling in Chrome mirrors that of Edge. Now THIS is Precision. Scrolling you're actually used to seeing on a laptop. : Dell

It sounds like my next move might be to try installing the windows 10 PS/2 generic driver from Synaptics?

Any advice/help on this would be greatly appreciated! I can't really find any solutions or updates past 2015..

Between this and trying to update my sound driver, I'm losing my hair, FAST.

Answer:Dell XPS 13 (9343) touchpad/trackpad mouse issue help

anyone?

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Hello all,

I unboxed this laptop today and the touchpad does not respond very well often requiring a few seconds of "wiggling" before it will work. It is also quite jumpy.

I have tried changing various settings including the sensitivity and the plam prevention, but to no avail.

I have tried this with multiple operating systems, including launching directly from a disc, and the problem persists.

Has anyone else had this experience, or any advice to share regarding this matter?

Thank you all very much for your time.

Answer:Qosmio X870-119 - Trackpad/Touchpad is extremely unresponsive

Hello,

I, too, have just unboxed a Qosmio X870-119 and have the same problem with the touchpad.

I noticed that the "unresponsiveness" happens most often when I leave the touchpad idle and untouched for a few seconds. When I do that, it then takes a couple seconds of wiggling for the cursor to start moving.

I've also toyed with all the options in the provided software, but to no avail. Maybe there's a fault with the driver ?

Thanks in advance for any help with this matter.

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I have two issues and would appreciate any help.  In a nutshell: Bluetooth module is in place, but doesn't appear in Device Manager. What is the part no. for the cable that connects the bluetooth module?Touchpad/trackpad stopped working after disconnecting/reconnecting its ribbon cable (while checking the bluetooth module) - I can see the little gold fingers at the motherboard end are now messed up. What is the part no. for this trackpad ribbon cable?In more detail:1) On my T430S I replaced the bluetooth daughter board because I thought it might be faulty - but I can still not see any bluetooth hardware in device manager, and no driver installation seems to get it to show. Can someone please tell me the part no. of the ribbon cable and small board 'Bluetooth Wireless Radio Switch FPC' (see https://support.lenovo.com/au/en/documents/pd023563).2) After messing around with the bluetooth module (see above), thetrackpad/touchpad and trackpoint no longer work. I can see now that the ribbon cable's small gold fingers are damaged (the cable poking straight up from the trackpad and connecting to the motherboard. This is the more serious problem - but I can't work out what the part number is for this ribbon cable. My keyboard bezel does not have a fingerprint reader.Thank-you again for any help

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Hi all,

I've basically spent the whole day looking for a solution (which I still don't think I have), so figured I'd try my luck here.

The trackpad/touchpad (mouse cursor) on the Dell XPS 13 (9343) will randomly freeze-up, stop scrolling, stop being able to mouse click, start randomly resizing/scrolling or will cease to do anything at all after a while. This is a known issue apparently and commonly experienced by most owners.

Does anyone know of an actual solution for this? Dell released a firmware update that supposedly addressed the issue however unfortunately mine started doing it again today to the point where I had to literally power the machine off and reboot.

From what I've read here:

YES!!! A SOLUTION/ACTUAL WORKING FIX! XPS Laptop's - Touchpad / Touch pad / Mouse issue. Windows 8/10 need apply. Scrolling in Chrome mirrors that of Edge. Now THIS is Precision. Scrolling you're actually used to seeing on a laptop. : Dell

It sounds like my next move might be to try installing the windows 10 PS/2 generic driver from Synaptics?

Any advice/help on this would be greatly appreciated! I can't really find any solutions or updates past 2015..

Between this and trying to update my sound driver, I'm losing my hair, FAST.

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The cursor is jumping around when you lift your finger from the trackpad. I am finding it very difficult to use Photoshop and cannot do anything precise which is ironic as this is a precision touchpad. There is nothing precision about it.
In this post someone found a firmware Dell for XPS13, Is there something similar for 5559?
Thank Very Much

Answer:Problem in 5559 (series 5000) touchpad / trackpad

You can update the System Setup(BIOS)and see if that make an difference. Please click on the link below:
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

Just making sure I'm reading your post correctly, you do have the precision touchpad on the Inspiron 5559 ? Correct ? If you don't know for sure, go to device manager, stroll down to "Mice And Other Pointed Devices, and then expand it. Hopefully, you'll see touchpad driver.

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Following some extremely helpful posts here, I've succeeded in installing Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on my HP Pavilion 15-n228us. I can't figure out how to adjust any settings on the touch pad / track pad, however. It's overly sensitive right now and interferes with typing. I assume I'm missing a driver that will enable me to control it?













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Answer:Touchpad / trackpad drivers for Windows 7 64 Home Premium on...

Look in Control Panel, change View by: Small icons at top right. Now you should see Synaptics icon.Open it to configure Synaptics. If you don't have Synaptics or don't have settings needed, try this Synaptics driver: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp64501-65000/sp64969.exe

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I could really use some help with this. I've searched all over the net and there isn't a real solution to this. Most threads are closed or never answered. I have a Dell Vostro 1510 and everything works fine but when doing things fast or under high cpu load my trackpad locks up for a second and if I try to keep using it it will trail slowly until I stop for a second then go and it works again. Something is temporarily locking it up and it can be very annoying during some things.

It is a Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad. Using "device driver update" produced no new hardware that matched better than what I have currently. The funny thing I noticed is the device drivers for my model on Dell doesn't match what I have..

http://goo.gl/9Cc53

None of those 3 under Keyboard/Mouse match what I have. Or do they? I matched the synaptic version and it didn't match anything there. Here is a list of my shipped system specs:

System Summary

Service Tag: 8NWXPJ1 Change Service Tag
System Type: Vostro Notebook 1510
Ship Date: 6/13/2009
Country: United States
Quantity Parts # Part Description

1 F926D Processor, T5670, 1.8, 2MB, 2C Core Merom, M0
1 C158J KIT..., DOCUMENTATION..., SERI/WSI, ENGLAND/ENGLISH..., DAO/BCC
1 UY685 Cord, Power, 125V, 2.5A, 1M, C5 Dual, United States
0 01323 INFORMATION..., NO ITEM
1 F723F GUIDE..., 1510/11, VOSN, ENGLAND/ENGLISH...
1 J483C Keyboard, 84, EN-US, Single Pointing, TS S/M
1 G565C Assembly, Compact Disk Read Write/Digital Vide... Read more

Answer:Vostro 1510 Touchpad/Trackpad Freezes Randomly

Ran the Dell diagnostics and using the symptom tree I ran the 2 tests that fit this issue (I guess it's a real common problem for it to be standard in the system tree) and it didn't detect any errors/issues. All passed. By the way, to clarify what I meant by High CPU Load I was speaking of the cylinder light on the keyboard dash. I think that's actually for the HDD not CPU. So again it seems to happen when the hdd is already under load.
 

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I am running the latest build of Windows 10 (build 10240).

Now that release date is coming driver updates are arriving for my laptop (Acer ES1-111M). One of which is for the Synaptics touchpad. When I apply this driver and restart my laptop the trackpad no longer works and the new driver has an error in Device Manager and cannot start.

This device cannot start (error code 10)

The specified request is not a valid operation for the target device.

If I try to update the driver it says the latest version is installed. I have to rollback the driver to the previous one supplied by Microsoft and the trackpad works again, However the entire process repeats when the Synaptics trackpad update is automatically installed again by Windows Update.

Does anyone know how to solve this?

Thanks.

Answer:Latest updated Synaptics touchpad driver kills my trackpad - help!

Hi,
same issue with me. At each reboot, I have conflict with an IBM driver for my synaptics touchpad.
Any solution ?

best

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I am also having same experience with my HP Spectre Laptop puchased few weeks agao. Please post the solution on teh forum so that all can benefit. Thansk

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Product: HP Spectre x360Product #: L0Q59UA#ABL Hi, I'm having a problem with the touchpad's sensitivity and responsiveness. My father bought me this laptop a week or two ago and it's been great. By far the best laptop I've had thus far, but now it is having a major issue with the touchpad. I've scoured and googled this problem and these forums and found similar things but all the solutions offered were ineffective and I'm also having some problems I didn't see reported about. The touchpad was fine at first, and whenever I restart the laptop, it's fine and works as intended. However, a few minutes into use, if that, it starts to act up. By this, I mean the following: The cursor does not go where I intend itIt's laggyLeft click results in that omni-directional scrolling icon and trying to move the mouse means scrolling/moving the page.Right click moves off to the side and is generally weird and cannot click accurately.I can no longer soft tap to click/select something.The mouse moves on its own. As I was typing this, it tried to select/move/edit stuff. It's very erratic and makes typing or clicking or selecting very difficult.The page scrolls down on its own.I'm starting to think my laptop is haunted.There's more I can't think of right now, so I might edit the original post/comment with more info or make a subsequent post in this thread. I've tried to clean the touchpad with a lightly wetted towel (to get rid of any oil finger stains or whatever), and follow... Read more

Answer:HP Spectre x360 Touchpad/Trackpad issue (Erratic + Unrespons...

Hello adamartsy,Thank you for posting on the HP Support Forums. I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicaly post ( serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.If you have already resolved your matters, please disregard this message. Thank you Duane_D

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everything on my thinkpad w510-4318-cto   works except trackpad and touch pad buttons and i tryed drivers  and even reinstalled windows 7 pro 64x and doent even work in setup..   is their i can check or do or  do i need to order something 













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Answer:ThinkPad W510 4318-cto trackpad or touchpad buttons dont work

have you tried FN+F8?

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Good evening, Every now and then, after using the laptop for a while, or getting it from sleep mode, the touchpad simply quits working as it should. Clicking by simply tapping the pad stops working, and clicking by really pushing in the trackpad itself will only activate either right or left click. Sometimes it even quits working at all. After rebooting the device the issues will be over, which makes me think it is some sort of a software issue. Also every now and then, while working in my student room, my laptop loses its internet connection. While there are many Wi-Fi signals in my student room-complex, it can't detect any of them. Then, after waiting for some time and rebooting the device once or twice, the connection will get restored, and all the other signals are back as well. Both issues aren't very huge, yet very annoying when working on a paper or so. Especially since I bought the laptop a little longer then two months ago, assuming due to it's price and the ThinkPad?s reputation (being able to stop a bullet and yet still work) this is a huge disappointment Anyone who has a solution for me for either one of these problems?Thanks!  

Answer:Lenovo W540 randomly loses Wifi connections and its trackpad/touchpad often doesn't work

I have also noticed some wifi problems on the W540. I have the Intel AC7260, and occassionally, it stops working - reporting a driver problem. When this happens, it is not working at all and cannot scan for available wifi networks - exactly like you report. However, if I do a quick uninstall and scan for hardware changes within device manager, normal operation is restored, without having to reboot repeatedly. After a while, it will stop working again - this is not too frequent, however. I assume it is a dirver problem.

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When scrolling with the index finger on my right hand I will regularly hover over and lightly touch the left button with my left index finger in anticipation of the link/button/text box etc that I am about to click on. I have always done this an never encoutered any issues on the numerous laptops I have owned and used in the past). When I do this on my newly axquired Lenovo Yoga 900 it causes the mouse pointer to lag momentarily. I have updated drivers (v19.0.17.57), I have turned off ALL Multi-Finger options (2-finger, 3-finger and 4-finger) and reduced Palm Tracking to the minimum. Is this behavior isolated to me, or are other experiencing the same behavior? Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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This often happens to me. After I wake-up my laptop from sleep or hibernate, the multitouch swipe doesn't work. But Tapping and double taps works just fine. Been having trouble ever since I got this a little over 2 months ago. Anybody else experiencing this?

Answer:p500 trackpad/touchpad/mousepad multi-touch-swipe doesn't work after hibernate/sleep

Hi
 
Welcome To Lenovo Community
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing,  
 
Please try to reinstall the Touchpad Driver  & Lenovo Energy Management
Restart the system to check
 
If the problem persists then please notify 
 
 
Do give this a try and let us know  
 
 
 
Hope This Helps
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Hey guys, i'm stumped.
 
Laptop Info:
Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283
Windows 8.1
 
Track pad doesn't work. All started randomly one day when I started the laptop up. Just didn't work. Now the keyboard will stop  working after about 10 minutes.
Things I've tried:
FN Key  + F5 (enable/disable trackpad)
Double tapping the top left corner of track pad.
Uninstalled all trackpad drivers, restarted, let windows install drivers.
Uninstalled all trackpad drivers, restarted, installed Toshiba Drivers
Checked BIOS for disabled Trackpad.
Lastly, reinstalled windows 8.
 
I got nothing. I'm stuck.
Any suggestions?
 
Picture of error; http://i.imgur.com/jTMau9y.png

Answer:Laptop trackpad not working. Keyboard stops working.

Ruhhh rohhhh. No one has any ideas?

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Until recently the touchpad used to work with the HP / Synaptic driver. 2 or 3 finger function worked and turn on / off with the orange light worked.  For whatever reason these functions don't work anymore and I don't find a driver on the HP Support site to download and install.

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Help! The cursor on my tablet has gone missing, rendering the trackpad as means of input useless. Using the pen is quite impractical. Any suggestions?

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My Toshiba laptop's trackpad does not work after loading Windows 10 it tracks but cannot double tap, it works fine with an external mouse however. Can anyone help please?

Answer:Trackpad not working

Try FN-F9.

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All of a sudden my touchpad for my hp spectre x 360 stopped working, my mouse works if I use an external mouse but If I try to use a the touchpad it doesn't work and I don't know why? How can I fix my touchpad? please help.

Answer:trackpad not working

1. Try reinstalling the touchpad drivers.2. Check for hardware functionality: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259

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I've had this laptop for about a year now and this only started a few months ago. My mouse/trackpad often freezes for about ten seconds or doesn't move. Even the "clicker" does not always work for a few seconds sometimes. Any advice?

Answer:Trackpad not working very well

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like you are facing difficulties to resolve Touchpad Issues with your NotebookWe will surely assist you with this Steps to drain the Static charge and loading default BIOS settings to resolve the issueStep 01. Turn OFF the NotebookStep 02. Un-plug the Power/AC Adapter and also remove the Battery tooStep 03. Press and Hold the Power Button of the Notebook for a full minuteStep 04. Now let's re-insert the battery back in and plug back the Power/AC AdapterStep 05. Start the Notebook and keep tapping F10 Key during the startup to access the BIOSStep 06. Once you get to the BIOS, Please press F5 or F9 Key to load setup defaults for the BIOSStep 07. Now let's press Esc/Escape Key. Save Changes and Exit - YesStep 08. Now please wait till the Unit loads the Windows Operating system Now please download and re-install the touchpad drivers for your Notebook from the HP Support Site Please Click the below link to find more troubleshooting steps to resolve this issuehttp://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=5229455&calledBy=&docId=emr_na-c03523373... Click on the below shown link to find the steps involved in disabling the Touchpadhttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03922412  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Th... Read more

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Hitouchpad on notebook not working on remote desktop without touchpad...vertical scroll....OKhotizontal scroll...not working on the notebook....touchpad, OK, (synaptics is there), hotizontal plus vertical ...OKon the desktop without touchpad, synaptics not therequestion:It is possible simulate touchpad driver on the desktop ? 

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My touchpad stopped working; I rebooted and the touchpad worked until the password eas entered and stopped working when computer unlocked. Used MS mouse to access settings; found the touchpad was turned off! Turned it to on position and it is working fine! How did ths happened?

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Ok, so for some reason, on my Acer laptop, the trackpad isn't working. I can't see the cursor, clicks and movement do nothing, and, if I try plugging in my external mouse ( Ihome) The same thing happens. I literally can't do anything, I've even tried doing fn and f7, but nothing
 

Answer:Acer Trackpad not working

Actually, I just found a workaround. If I do CTRL+ESC I can restart the laptop from the menu, and for some reason have it work
 

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hi guys i bought my hp laptop yesterday i use it for gaming but when i downloaded and started my game i realised that my trackpad doesn't work while i use my keyboard. how can i fix this ? thanks











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Answer:Trackpad not working while i am using my keyboard

Hi, Normally, you just need to turn off SmartSense or PalmCheck the Synaptics control panel - however from what I've seen, this no longer seems to work for Windows 10 versions of this driver. You may be able to get around this as follows. First, download the Synaptics driver on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. Synaptics Driver Version 17.0.18.8 Turn off your wireless card ( should be f12 ). Open windows control panel, open Programs and Features, right click the current Synaptics driver and select Uninstall. When complete, restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, open your Downloads folder and run the Synaptics installer - when this has completed, restart the notebook again. Open the Synaptics settings panel, disable SmartSense or PalmCheck and then check if the touchpad will now work with a keyboard key held down.  If it does, turn your wireless card back on and use the utility on the following link to prevent Windows 10 from automatically updating the Synaptics driver. https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3073930 Regards, DP-K

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I have a two-day-old G585.  When I drag my finger from the top of the trackpad down, it doesn't "register" until I get about halfway down and then the mouse gets going.  Once the mouse gets going, the whole trackpad is active, but why doesn't it work from the get-go?

Answer:G585 top of trackpad not working right?

hi geoffhazel,
 
First try to identify what touchpad you have by Checking the touchpad Hardware IDs.
Here's how;
  http://www.wikihow.com/Find-Hardware-ID
Note: On that tutorial it was done with the disk drive, You will have to do it with the entry under Mice and other Pointing Device
 
You can paste it back here Just the hardware ID. and we'll check what's your device, for further troubleshooting.
 
-But-
 
If you already know your Touchpad manufacturer, Completely uninstall it under device manager by placing a check on Delete the driver software fir this device. Then Restart the system,
 
You may check IF you can work much better with the native driver,if yes then you're good,  If not then download one driver here according to your Windows version.
Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, ElanTECH) Windows 7
Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, ElanTECH) Windows 8
 
Best Regards
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I have had my Yoga 710 Thinkpad or the last 6 months without any problems, until a couple of days ago, when my Trackpad stopped working.  There is no response from the cursor, which disappears when I use the touchscreen.  I can see the cursor when I press Ctrl, but is completely unresponsive when I try to use the trackpad.
 
I have been through the forums and tried everything short of resetting the computer with no success:
-Pressed F6.
-Tried to enable the mouse from the control panel, there was no option to enable or disable the touchpad.
-Tried every combination of deleting, updating and checking the mouse driver.
-Updated the BIOS from the website.  I also could not find an option to enable the mouse from the BIOS screen.
-Fully updated Windows 10.
-Booted up the computer in Safe Mode, no joy.
 
I am running Windows 10 on a Lenovo Yoga 710 14ISK, model 80TY, the touchpad is Synaptics.  According to the Control Panel, the device drivers are up to date, and the device is (apparently) working properly.
 
Many thanks in advance for any help offered.
 
 
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I was just using my ThinkPad as usual today and then Windows automatically updated the Synaptics drivers. This led to both the trackpad and trackpoints not working and I had to use an external mice to use navigate. I fixed the issue by rolling back the driver, which worked until the next restart. I tried to find a more permanent fix so I uninstalled the drivers and reinstalled it, but this didn't work and now the drivers are stuck installing. Additionally, because I uninstalled all the previous drivers, I cannot use those ones that work. What makes things worse is that using external mice no longer works so I am now restricted to navigating with the keyboard. I've checked the device manager and it says that the 'device could not start (Code 10)' because 'the device is not in a valid state to perform the request'.  Has anyone else had this issue? Or does anyone know how to rectify this, because otherwise my laptop is going to turn into (quite a heavy!) paperweight. I am reluctant to reinstall Windows incase it doesn't actually solve the issue.

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About 3 months ago, I spilled water all over my T510.  Everything worked afterwards, except for the trackpad and fingerprint reader.  The trackpad was not even seen in BIOS.  The fingerprint reader lit up, and I could turn on the laptop by sliding my finger over it, but it would not log me in, and was not detected in the OS.  I removed the pamlrest, and the wires going to the motherboard had been corroded when I spilled the water.Yesterday, I got my replacement palmrest, with trackpad and FPR included.  I replaced the old one with the new one, and I checked in the bios.  The trackpad was shown, along with the TrackPoint.  Both were set to "Automatic".  When I booted into Debian, neither the trackpad nor the trackpoint worked.  I tried Windows, and it was the same. Here is what I've tried: Palmrest Disconnected:Trackpoint: worksTrackpad: does not work (duh) Palmrest Connected, Trackpad Disabled in BIOS, Trackpoint Enabled:Trackpoint: WorksTrackpad: does not work (duh again) Palmrest Connected, Trackpad Enabled in BIOS, Trackpoint Disabled:Trackpoint: Does not workTrackpad: Does not work Palmrest Connected, Trackpoint and Trackpad Enabled in BIOS:Trackpoint: Does not workTrackpad: Does not workPalmrest Connected, Trackpoint and Trackpad Disabled in BIOS (I don't know why I included this):Trackpoint: Does not workTrackpad: Does not work Does anybody know what is wrong?  I really hope it isn't my motherboa... Read more

Answer:Trackpad Not Working Even After Replacement

It is hard to diagnose from 3000 miles away, but my guess is that if the cable got wet, so did the connector on the motherboard and/or the traces to it. If it was just water and only a drop got on the motherboard, it is possible that there is a small short at the connector (either on the outside or the inside) If that is the case, maybe cleaning it with electronics cleaner (best) or denatured alcohol will help.

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i have a compaq presario cq60 laptop and my tracking pad has stopped working , my kid was about it and dont no if she has hit any buttons , it has a small button above the tracking pad but its on so its not that

any help would be great thanks
 

Answer:Trackpad stop working

Try removing battery and power lead and press start button for 30 secs. Reconnect and reboot.
 

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I just got a Thinkpad Yoga 14 and started it up for the first time and the Trackpad doesnt work.  I can luckily use the touch screen and plug in my old remote mouse.  I tried calling support (since its new) and couldnt get any help.  Let me know if you have any suggestions. I am new to Lenova (and windows 10), so perhaps I am missing something??
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

Answer:TP Yoga 14 - Trackpad not working

Hi It will be great if you can add the full machine model number just to be sure which trackpad driver applies. But for the moment check:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-... Try to download and install the latest driver: ThinkPad UltraNav Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad Yoga 14 (Type 20DM, 20DN)  - 8.216.16 / 16.126 / 7/10/2015 Also, it is always good for you to check "Control Panel -> Mouse" and check the last tab to see the Thinkpad settings for the trackpad.Regards  

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First it would cut out for no apparent reason and stop working (all four mouse buttons and the pointing nub thing) and I would have to restart the computer to get it to work agian. Not a real problem as it didn't happen that often. It then started doing it more and more often. After about a month or two of cutting out randomly it just stopped and started working normally again.

A few weeks later I started using CAD for a University project, the trackpad was being used a lot and it kept cutting out and I would have to restart it to get it working again. It happened three or four times in an hour before finally cutting off completely and restarting the computer wouldn't bring it back.

I thought oh well, I'll just buy a usb mouse and sort out the trackpad when I finish Uni and get home. A few weeks after that, I clicked the right mouse button by accident and the menu popped up! The left button and the touchpad all worked including the nub thing. It fixed itself somehow.

And finally, just a second ago it cut out and restarting won't bring it back.

I have reinstalled the mouse driver and that didn't fix it. I am pretty sure it is a hardware issue, like a dodgy chip, dodgy connection or something. There are no reasons for it to cut out, each time it cutted out I wasn't doing anything intensive apart from the CAD time. The pointing nu... Read more

Answer:Laptop's trackpad not working.

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HiThe trackpad and left/right click buttons on my laptop (ASUS K72F) work fine up to the point when I need to log in to my user profile.Once in, and Windows is working, they do not respond at all, except to bring the screen back when it has gone to sleep.Does anybody know what is going on and how to resolve this problem?ThanksGuy

Answer:Trackpad stopped working

What were the results of the reply to your question on (http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/312222-asus-trackpad-no-longer-working/) assuming you tried them? truenorth

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I have had my Yoga 710 Thinkpad or the last 6 months without any problems, until a couple of days ago, when my Trackpad stopped working.  There is no response from the cursor, which disappears when I use the touchscreen.  I can see the cursor when I press Ctrl, but is completely unresponsive when I try to use the trackpad.
 
I have been through the forums and tried everything short of resetting the computer with no success:
-Pressed F6.
-Tried to enable the mouse from the control panel, there was no option to enable or disable the touchpad.
-Tried every combination of deleting, updating and checking the mouse driver.
-Updated the BIOS from the website.  I also could not find an option to enable the mouse from the BIOS screen.
-Fully updated Windows 10.
-Booted up the computer in Safe Mode, no joy.
 
I am running Windows 10 on a Lenovo Yoga 710 14ISK, model 80TY, the touchpad is Synaptics.  According to the Control Panel, the device drivers are up to date, and the device is (apparently) working properly.
 
Many thanks in advance for any help offered.
 
 
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I have a 9-month old HP Pavilion 14t with no touchscreen. Recently, my trackpad will simply stop moving. I can do any sort of movement with my fingers on the trackpad, but the mouse on the screen will not move or click. As I have neither a touchscreen nor an external mouse, I would like to figure out why the mouse stops working. It stops moving out of the blue, and I have to just wait until it decides it wants to work again - usually, anywhere from twenty seconds to five minutes. I updated this computer to Windows 10 about two weeks after getting it, but I doubt that that is the problem, as this mouse issue has only been happening sporadically for the last couple of months. 

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Answer:Trackpad tap not working properly.

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Today i have gotten done with replacing the LCD panel on my x360. However when i boot up the device, the touchpad is now refusing to work. Under the device manager i can see a generic HID mouse, but nothing specific to the laptop. I tried to reinstall the synaptics driver but this has done nothing, and now i am stuck, can anyone help me with this?

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Answer:why are my trackpad gestures not working on my asus pc

Using Asus N56V and no trackpad gestures working either. Very annoying. Any ideas folks?
EDIT: Un-installed the Asus Smart Gesture Software using "Add/Remove Programs" in control panel and downloaded the latest version from Asus website. I cant post links here yet but just Google "Asus Smart Gesture" and you will find it.

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Hi, Can someone help me? my trackpad suddenly stopped working since yesterday but the touchscreen still works. I've tried to on and off my laptop but still does not work. I'm not sure if the update is the one to be blamed. Thanks

Answer:Trackpad stopped working (Yoga 11s)

Uninstall the synaptic driver and try running the generic driver (which is installed automatically upon reboot). If it works, then you know it is a diver issue.

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Answer:Lenovo Z51 trackpad is not working every start up

Hi Banogers,      
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the touchpad not working in your Lenovo Z51-70 laptop.
 
Try to reinstall the touchpad driver and check for the issue, also boot the system into safe mode and check if the touchpad works.
 
Click here for the touchpad driver for windows 7.
 
Click here for the touchpad driver for windows 8.1.
 
Click here for the touchpad driver for windows 10.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S





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Answer:fn disable trackpad asus not working

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After months of using the trackpad with no issue (on Windows 10), suddenly the trackpad no longer works. Usually I am still able to navigate, but the two-finger scroll never works and it is suddenly overly sensitive to my hands when I am typing, thinking I have clicked when I didn't even feel myself touching the touchpad. I have tried reinstalling the driver, but no dice. The track pad also does not show up at all in Device Manager.

Answer:Aspire VN7-591G Trackpad Not Working

When you said you reinstalled the driver, was it the one from our website?  http://www.acer.com, then click Support after choosing your country.
 
Is there a setting in your BIOS that lets you set the touchpad from precision to basic mode? Check and see if you can change that setting and get a better result.




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Recently I went into my laptops 'synaptics pointing device settings and checked the box:
'disable internal pointing device when external USB device is attached'

I then later unchecked the box but the trackpad continued to be disabled, despite the mouse properties window saying that the trackpad was working properly.

Answer:Satellite L450D - trackpad is not working

Hi

try the key combination FN + F9.
This would enable and disable the touchpad.

Does this help you to enable the touchpad?

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Hi,  I use Hp Spectre Laptop,my trackpad suddenly stopped working.The pointer simply doesn't move when I touch the trackpad.

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My ability to move around with the trackpad, highlight etc has stopped in the past two weeks. The only thing I can do is the two finger scroll. I can't tell you exactly when exactly it occured because I always use a  USb mouse or the trackpoint. On July 10th, I i updated bluetooth, HD graphics, BIOS, power manager, fingerprint reader, and communications utility if that helps. On July 2nd I had my broken screen and keyboard replaced onsite. If that helps with diagnosis Also my usb mouse is working intermittently, hence why I attempted to use the trackpad.

Answer:T440s: trackpad not fully working

No one.

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After months of using the trackpad with no issue (on Windows 10), suddenly the trackpad no longer works. Usually I am still able to navigate, but the two-finger scroll never works and it is suddenly overly sensitive to my hands when I am typing, thinking I have clicked when I didn't even feel myself touching the touchpad. I have tried reinstalling the driver, but no dice. The track pad also does not show up at all in Device Manager.

Answer:Aspire VN7-591G Trackpad Not Working

When you said you reinstalled the driver, was it the one from our website?  http://www.acer.com, then click Support after choosing your country.
 
Is there a setting in your BIOS that lets you set the touchpad from precision to basic mode? Check and see if you can change that setting and get a better result.



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My es1 512 trackpad has stopped working after windows 10 upgrade. It has actually been like this for many week now. been using usb mouse. getting a bit tired of no fix. already tried installing elantech windows 10 driver. does absolutely nothing.  

Answer:my es1 512 trackpad stopped working after windows ...

boiledcandyfrog,
 
Have you made sure that it is not just disabled? I believe that FN+F7 enables/disables the touch pad.
 
You can also try removing the drivers completely and letting Windows install drivers rather than try to update them from what is already installed.

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Hello all, I am running Win 7 HP 64 bit on the Lenovo S205. (Clean re-install with the Synaptics driver from the lenovo site and all other drivers from there too): Whenever I press any key on the keyboard, the trackpad stops responding, and only responds again .5 seconds or so after the last keypress. If I keep any key pressed down, the trackpad won't respond at all. This makes gaming complety impossible and also irritates me a lot in normal use. Any idea what might be causing this? Best regards,Bunneh

Answer:S205: Only keyboard OR trackpad working!

try to un-install touchpad drivers, restart your computer and check if issue persists.

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Our HP Laptop's Trackpaf  (Model Number RTL8723BE) is not working following a clean wipe and re-install of the oeprating system (Windows 8).  The available drivers for HP trackpads do not help - any suggestions?

Answer:Trackpad not Working - Laptop RTL8723BE

RTL8723BE is the wireless card not an trackpad. What is the model of the laptop? 

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Lenovo forum - please help. I think I did something to turn of the functionality of my trackpad and trackdot. They both stopped working all of the sudden. I've been to the settings panel and both are "enabled" but they still don't work. I have a USB mouse that is working fine. Thank you!

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