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Trackpoint and Touchpad stops working after resume from standby

Question: Trackpoint and Touchpad stops working after resume from standby

Every now and then when my thinkpad edge 11 resumes from standby. The pointer won't move. It makes no difference if I use the trackpoint or the touchpad. When this occurs I have to restart the computer using the keyboard and then pointing devices work again. Does anyone know a way to fix this issue? The problem doesn't occur every time when resuming from standby but sometimes it does.













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Answer: Trackpoint and Touchpad stops working after resume from standby

hey won1,uninstall the current trackpoint/touchpad driver for your unit.windows should then install its own generic drivers. now with generic drivers install, place your unit on standby and then resume it.see if the same error occurs. at the same time, head over to >> http://support.lenovo.com and update your unit from drivers to bios.





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Hi all, Lately I've run into an odd problem where my Wifi card (intel 6205) stops working after resuming from standby. Everytime I open my laptop lid (from standby), the wireless card seems completely disabled. Windows shows it as enabled in control panel, but no wireless networks show up (even though I know there are a bunch of random networks in my neighborhood). Toggling the physical hardware switch does nothing to resolve this, neither does disabling and reenabling the wireless adapter in the control panel. The only fix I know for this right now is by right clicking the adapter and clicking "Diagnose". From there, it detects that "Wireless is turned off." It does some funny business and then the adapter works again.. Does anybody know whats going on??

Answer:Wifi stops working after resume from standby

I have just had my x220 for a few days but I found out immediately that it would not connect to the wifi network after coming out of sleep.  I downloaded and installed the latest driver for the intel card (first installing power management, access connections and hotkey.  But it randomly did not respond after sleep.  Device manager reported that the card had error code 10--would not start.  A restart did not solve the problem.  It needed a shutdown and once needed battery removal and pressing the on button to remove flea energy.  But I discovered by changing the wifi card and network adapter settings so that they are not shut down that wifi is always present on waking from sleep.  The question I have is how much power am I losing by using these settings.  The frustration level is way down  but if I lose a large amt. of battery life it will be more frustrating.  Any ideas?

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G'day. On resuming standby, my X200 fails to load the trackpoint driver. The stick works, but the middle scroll button does not work, and the "Track Point" options in the mouse control panel in Windows Vista X64 are not present--the tab for it doesn't even show up. When I restart the computer, the trackpoint drivers work as advertised. I have the latest drivers installed. Any help is greatly apprecaited.Message Edited by Lazear on 04-10-2009 02:40 PM

Answer:X200 - Trackpoint driver fails on standby resume

 ThP x200s (7469-CTO) wSevenBeta 64-bit & IE8 64-bitthe same were noted (several times)after use CCleaner v2.18.878but today after w7 upd

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I cannot resume from Screen Saver, neither using TrackPoint, TouchPad, any UltraNav Buttons as well as an external BT mouse.The one and only way is using  the Ctrl+Alt+Del, to resume. How can I solve that issue? Regards,Harel  













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Answer:Cannot resume, when Screen Saver is active, using TrackPoint or TouchPad

Hello and welcome to our forum!Please tell us your model and used os. Is it windows screensaver? Then please check if your system is up to date with all MS updates.

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it only does this sometimes which is why it's so annoying :/ So, I boot up & start using my laptop, trackpoint scroll (middle button) is working fine but then it just stops working after 5mins or 1/2hr it hasn't actually done this in over a month but today it did it & a reboot did not fix it   I've had 2 Lenovo Tablet PCs before this one & none of them ever did this   

Answer:Trackpoint Scroll stops working after it has been working after bootup, intermitant

I know this is old post but...This sounds like a driver issue or a hardware issue. First verify your type of trackpad than download and reinstall the trackpoint software from Lenovo from here Drivers see if that helps. If this does not help this might be a hardware wear issue this laptops are 6 years old. I have one myself but I use Linux on mine.

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Hi,I'm having Thinkpad 13. I have configured touchpad off from BIOS setting i.e. only trackpoint should be working. During normal use everything is fine. However, when I shut down or restart the PC and tasks are still up and running PC asks if those tasks are to be completed or forced to shut down. In that screen trackpoint stops working and I do not have possibility to select the button to force applications to stop. How can I get trackpoint working also in that screen during restart?

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Hi,I'm having Thinkpad 13. I have configured touchpad off from BIOS setting i.e. only trackpoint should be working. During normal use everything is fine. However, when I shut down or restart the PC and tasks are still up and running PC asks if those tasks are to be completed or forced to shut down. In that screen trackpoint stops working and I do not have possibility to select the button to force applications to stop. How can I get trackpoint working also in that screen during restart?

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The trackpoint on my Yoga 12 frequently stops working. Trackpad and buttons continue to function. I am running the latest drivers.  I just received my machine back from the depot and they just reinstalled Windows 10 and the problem is still occuring.  Whenever it stops I can reinstall the synaptics trackpoint driver and it comes back to life.  Sometimes it is only for a minute other times much longer.  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance.

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Hello,  I have had my yoga 12 for a couple of months now, and I just recently noticed an issue with the Trackpoint. After using the trackpoint for several minutes, 10-20 mins, the trackpoint will stop working. The buttons and touch pad remain functional, however the red trackpoint ceases to function. The only way I have been able to fix it is by rebooting the entire machine. I have searched around and havent seen a clear solution to my issue. My system spec's are listed below. If anyone has any suggestions, it would be greatly appreciated.  Product number: 20DL0038USBIOS: JEET73WW 1.22OS: Windows 10 Pro Build 1511OS Build: 10586.318Synaptic Driver: 19.0.17.54 

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Hello - I have a Thinkpad X60 Tablet PC. I just installed from scratch Windows 7. When looking into the device manager I see that the Trackpoint has an issue. The actual issue reported is - Device cannot be started. I upgraded the driver with the latest version available on the Lenovo Support site. It helped once, but after rebooting the thinkpad, the trackpoint was back in a not workable stage. Anyone had the same issue ?

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X61s. I just installed a wireless USB card today and it rendered the trackpoint non-functional.  Uninstalling the wireless software does not correct the issue. A USB mouse will work on the laptop. Any thoughts on how to correct this? Thanks,-Scott 

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hello,my touchpad and my trackpoint does not work I opened my thinkpad edge 15 and I saw that the flat cable was very damaging is it AC or other chause and where can I find this flat cable?thank fireoc

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Neither Touchpad/TrackPoint are working on my R60. I was using it fine about 2 hours ago. Then I drove home when it was in sleep mode, and since it hasn't worked. I have tried to install the latest drivers from System Update under the blue button and also from Lenovo and still didn't work. When I go to check and make sure they are enabled all I get is this:UltraNav has been disabled in BIOS.So when I go to BIOS, it says that it is automatic. There are only 2 options for them. Automatic and Disabled. So what the heck is going on here?Thanks,Mac

Answer:Touchpad/TrackPoint NOT Working R60

Welcome to the forum! Try reverting BIOS to default settings (F9 once you enter it and F10 to save and exit) to see whether that changes anything. Good luck and let us know.

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When I turned on my X41, it failed to respond to the TrackPoint button. I had to hook up a USB mouse. I downloaded the TrackPoint drivers from the Lenovo website and installed them. It prompted me to restart, which I did. When Windows came back up, TrackPoint still did not work. It prompted me to restart again, which I did. At this point it began working normally. However, if I shut the computer down or restart Windows, TrackPoint again ceases to function and I have to re-install the drivers, restart, and restart again to get it to work. I checked the ThinkPad Configuration and set it to both Automatic and Enable, neither worked. I check the BIOS and it is enabled there. It does not matter whether a USB mouse is connected at startup; it behaves the same either way. The error shown in the device manager is: "Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)." Windows XP SP 3.

Answer:TrackPoint stops working, having to repeatedly re-install driver

Exactly the same problem.  I get thi sthink out of the cupboard ebvery few months and fire it up to do some job or other and the trackpoint never works.  I get so tired of the thing I just usually put it away again but hey, it cost a lot of money and it shouold work. I playe the reloading driver game a year or two back but it makes no difference.  Loading  SP2 helped briefly and I'd load SP3 if I could get the darned thing to do anything. I guess I'll have to take a USB mouse home and try things out.

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Hi, I have a computer where the both the touchpad and trackpoint just stopped working. I can see it in the device manager, and it says it is working, but I get no response. If I look in the mouse options, I can see that the touchpad stands as activated, but at the same time it is grayed out. I can't deactivate it. The trackpoint is completely deactivated and grayed out. I have tried to remove the device and see is Windows reinstall it properly.I have downloaded and installed the latest driver fro both Lenovos supportsite and Synaptics.All so I tried to go into safemode. All the above with no success. I can plug in an USB mouse, and it will work fine. I need some help on what I can try, so I can get this to work.

Answer:Touchpad and trackpoint not working on an E530

Hi, Mhystique
 
There is a BIOS update that was released about two weeks ago that may be able to help the issue. This update can be found here. If that does not work, then the issue is likely hardware and the TouchPad will probably need to be replaced.
 
Best of luck. Let me know how it goes,Adam





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Recently got a new Carbon x1, and everything was working fine, but once I closed the laptop and when I woke it up neither TrackPoint nor touchpad was working. Reboots didn't help. Tried installing Synaptics drivers - it said there was no device for update. Device manager detects the touchpad as Microsoft mouse with corresponding drivers (screenshot attached).  Also tried installing update for TrackPoint from the drivers list, it said it needed a reboot to install, after reboot there was an error window that suggested trying once again, several times I saw this message.Anyone have this? Are there any possible solutions?(Searched on the forum, but the solutions were not for my case or didn't work)P.S. It would be kinda stupid for a $1500 laptop not to work because of a touchpad

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Hi guys. As you know it's known issue. Almost for year my touchpad and trackpoint is not working. I tried everything. I tried installing old drivers, updated drivers everything.. It worked only first day i unboxed this laptop lol. Any solution for this?

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So, during the windows installer, no mouse. I couldn't see the pointer, neither the touchpad or trackpoint worked. I managed through using the keyboard, then once I got to the desktop I installed the "Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad" driver and rebooted. Still not working. I installed the thinkvantage system update, it detects no updates. I installed the service bridge. No updates. I then made a linux live USB that I use to install manjaro on all my laptops, yes everything worked out of the box on my previous x1 carbon. Touchpad doesn't work, xorg doesn't even recognize any touchpad present. Anyone else have this? Any solutions? This is actually my 2nd X1 carbon; the first works well but the mouse buttons are loose so Lenovo promised waived restocking and shipping with the purchase of a new order of equal or greater value; I ordered another one with plans to return the first one, because I really needed to keep it for work while I waited for the new one. The new one is actually flawless in terms of build, mouse buttons are solid, the CMOS battery is not loose and producing a rattling noise as it is in the first one, and the bottom cover doesn't have the clicking noise that so many are afflicted with. Really I'm willing to try anything to fix the touchpad.

Answer:New X1 Carbon, touchpad and trackpoint not working at all

Hi.
 
Just in case here it is a pointer to the Support site of the X1 Carbon.
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/x1-carbon-help
 
I guess you have the 5th Gen, can you validate that?
 
What about the driver listed on the support site of the 5th Gen ? It seems to have some Synaptics driver and even some firmware update for it. Have you tried installing those ?
 
If you don't have the 5th Gen please specify the model to find the correct support site.
 
Regards

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So I have an Thinkpad Edge E520 and for some reason my touchpad and trackpoint stopped working completely last week. I have a wireless mouse, which I am still able to use, but I want to still be able to use my trackpoint and touchpad. When I go to the device manager for the mouse, I see that my laptop doesnt have the Ultranav thing anymore, and when I try to install the driver on my laptop, it still does not show. Another problem I have had with my laptop which may be in relation to this is that my keyboard is acting strange. It will work for a while, but it will then stop working. If i put the laptop to sleep, then wake it up, it will work again for a few more minutes then will stop. I have attempted to restore my computer to factory settings, but the problems still occur. Has anyone else had this problem?

Answer:E520 touchpad and trackpoint not working!

do you have warranty still?

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Hi All, I am very upset as my new x61's TrackPoint and Touchpad Button are not working at all... This is my first Thinkpad Notebook. I really have no idea why is that? I have downloaded and installed the driver for Trackpoint and system reboots. And i update the drive from device manager. But the problem still existed.... I am so disappointed... Is there anyone have the same problem? Or can someone give me some help on this!??? By the way, i am using vista business version of OS.... Thanks J.

Answer:TrackPoint and touchpad button are not working, HELP~~~

Wowzer J, that sounds frustrating. It is odd if you have a brand new X61 that the TrackPoint is not working. Did you just buy it from Lenovo? What exactly do you mean by "not working at all"? Even if the Lenovo drivers are not working, Vista includes drivers which will enable you to use the TrackPoint. One of the tricky things abou the Lenovo software downloads is that many of them require you to download, double click the downloaded software to extract it, then navigate to the extracted software folder to run the setup.exe to install it. The TrackPoint drivers first extract to C:\DRIVERS\WIN\TRACKPT.V32. You have to go there to run setup.exe. I'm also assuming that you really have an X61 and mis-spoke when you mentioned Touchpad. The X61 does not have a touchpad.

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Hello, I have bought a thinkpad l412 in january and suddenly the touchpad & trackpoint are not working. I've have tested under Win7 and Linux both are not working. On win7 when I press fn+f8 an alert appear and say that my ultranav driver is not installed. When I check in bios -> config -> keyboard / mouse -> there is nothing about ultranav or trackpad. Thanks for your help.

Answer:L412 - Touchpad & trackpoint not working

Hi and welcome to the forum m0g,

Check the internal cable and verify it's in place, if so, try reseating it, you can find keyboard and palmrest's removal instructions in the HMM or at lenovo's service video website.
 
Sometimes putting BIOS configuration to default values also helps.

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Hi,My x220 4290's touchpad, trackpoint, and touchpad buttons and trackpoint buttons refuse to work. I'm having to use a USB mouse for the time being. I've tried to update the synaptics driver to the latest one which unfortunately hasn't helped. At the moment the system runs Windows 10 (has been for the last few months) with the latest BIOS installed. The touchpad and trackpoint don't even show up in device manager where they used to show.I opened the system up to check if the ribbon cable for the touchpad and the keyboard were both seated correctly. Reseating didn't help. Does this spell the end to my x220? Is there any way to fix this? Many Thanks, Saajan













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Answer:X220 Touchpad and Trackpoint not working

Hi and welcome, Saajan_BHave you installed Lenovo Power Management Driver and this UltraNav Driver?http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x22...

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T510: I had to fix the Yellow DC-Input which fell into the laptop. I removed the KB and KB bezel where the TouchPad sits. I did this using the Hardware Maintenance PDF from Lenovo. Now both the UltraNav pointer and pad do not work and are not recognized in device manger. The only way to get around is via a Microsoft USB Mouse. I am using the latest BIOS. I have tried disabling and rebooting, returning to automatic, uninstalling, taking out the battery and power cable, pressing the power switch for 10 seconds ? etc. etc. When I press Fn +F8 it tells me the driver is not installed, but Synaptics 16.2.19.9 is installed ?I checked both cables under magnification to see if they were damaged. I also looked at the sockets. No bent pins on any of the 4 parts.BTW: I have another T510 in the lab, also running Win 7 Pro 64bit. It works fine. I can connect or disconnect the MS USB mice ? nothing prevents Fn +F8 from working and both the pointer and pad work.I have searched the forum and the internet, nothing seems to work.Any ideas?













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Answer:T510 : Both TrackPoint and TouchPad not working.

Did you follow the instructions from the HMM? Page 50 of the file (not of your pdf reader!) P.S. in case you don't have it: HMM click me

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My boss has a Edge 15 laptop and her Touchpad nad Trackpoint stopped working for no apparent reason.  Is there a keybaord shotcut to enable these?  It is on automatic in the BIOS.  Pointer will not move at all with trackpoint and/or touchpad, works fine if i plug mouse into USB. Help please I am at a loss unless hardware failure.

Answer:Touchpad and Trackpoint stopped working

I have heard of this happening before and the cause was a cable that was not firmly connected under the palmrest.  Your best bet is to call Lenovo support and arrange to have the system sent back for repair.  If you're handy with such things, you could remove the palmrest and check to make sure that the ribbon cables are firmly seated onto the motherboard.

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Hi, I've got this problem for a couple of days now, but I can't resolve it. I got this laptop since 2 weeks now, and everything worked fine, but all of the sudden I noticed my touchpad isn't working anymore. Already tried:Reinstalling the UltraNav driversPushing Fn+F8, as said in many cases, although this wasn't expected to work. I got aeroplane mode under Fn+F8.Opening the UltraNav settings, but I don't get the window as in this link. Instead I get this.Updating the BIOS.Check whether they might be disabled in the BIOS, but both the trackpoint and touchpad are enabled.Delete the device drivers and restart windows.Go to a previous recovery point on which it was known to work.Bring the windows back to factory settings, removing all files.So..But still: it doesn't work. Funny to see is that when I open the system tray icon setup, I can see the UltraNav tray icon and it says "TouchPad = Pointer, TrackPoint = Disabled". Could anybody help me with this?  Edit: while writing this message it mysteriously started working again after reinstalling Windows again and configuring the newest updates for Hotkey. Only now, this happened to me this afternoon as well, but it stopped working again after the external screen was detached and the usb of the wireless mouse was disconnected. Therefore I still post this message for it will probably happen again. Any help on how it could all have started? And more importantly: how it can be stopped?

Answer:W540: trackpoint and touchpad not working

Update:The touchpad worked fine untill this morning, when it stopped working again. This is becoming really annoying... Please fix this! Apparently this user is experiencing the same problem.

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Hi Folks, I am running a W540 with Windows 10.  The Trackpoint and Touchpad are not functional.  Any suggestions? TIA,SD

Answer:Trackpoint and touchpad not working in Windows 10

Is it showing in device manager? If so is it showing that there is a problem? Is the ultranav software working? If not you could try re-installing the ultranav software or rolling back the drivers if everything shows that it is fine. Good luck. 

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Hi all Can anyone help me diagnose a problem I'm having with a friends T410. The trackpoint and touchpad buttons have stopped working (both left and right click). I am forced to use the laptop with an external mouse. The trackpad and touchpoint themselves both work just can't click anything, I have tried uninstalling drivers and re-installing but that hasn't helped, have also run Hirens boot cd - Mini XP mode and the buttons don't work there either. Sounds like a hardware issue to me but would like a second opinion before I start pulling it apart! Many thanks Chris

Answer:Touchpad and Trackpoint buttons not working

Hi whitehouse87,
  Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you again.
 
As I understand that you are facing issue with Touchpad & Trackpoint buttons are not working in T410.
You have tried almost everything & I don't think so its related to software or drivers. You can check without drivers once whether clicks are working or not. Else its a hardware issue for sure
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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Im using Windows 7 - every program is up2date, along with all drivers and all Lenovo programs from the updater...  After resuming from a hibernate, the FN + Light up/down stops working  i need to either "sleep" or reboot to regain control over the light. please fix this thanks.

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Hi, I just purchased a SL500 from Lenovo. The UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad) is not working. I have installed the drivers via the Lenovo website but still not working. I have always done all the windows updates, and Thinkvantage system updates, but still no joy.  I also installed the UtraNav Utility (which does not even show up under Thinkvantge after installation). Fn+F8 brings up the Mouse properties box, but there is no tab for the UltraNav device etc. I want to try a possible resolution via this forum before contacting Lenovo support. Thanks for your assistance! ***lenovo SL500, Vista Business 32***

Answer:SL500 - UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad) not working

Installing drivers from lenovo website was kind of tricky for me, initially. All I used to do was to run the setup.exe file; until someone told me that the drivers gets extracted in another folder in C:\. The installation instructions are given on lenovo website, make certain you are not making the same mistake like me:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-70341.html Else, I fancy the keyboard might have gone bad, contact lenovo in that case. Hope it helps.





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Hi there! Touchpad and trackpoint stopped working on my newly bought laptop (~1 month old). It just happend immediately. It's not working on Linux neither on Windows 8. System restarts doesn't help. What can I do about it? Do anyone else have the same issue?  Thanks in advance. Looking forward any response.Greetings!

Answer:Edge E531 touchpad trackpoint not working

I'm having the exact same problem. Out of a sudden, trackpoint and touchpad have stopped working. Any fix for that? It is not Windows related, as they don't work outside it neither (e.g. in Hiren's BootCD utilities). @00nalu00: Did you solve the problem meanwhile? Thanks!

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I have a Thinkpad T440S and have a problem that many have reported. The trackpoint and touchpad initially work upon bootup but then stop working after a few minutes.I believe I've tried everything (uninstall/reinstall drivers, replace keyboard, replace hard drive and do a complete reinstall of all software, update everything, etc etc etc). Nothing works and the only reason I can still use my computer is that a wireless mouse will work. It's time to get a new computer. I've bought Thinkpads for more than a decade but I still see this problem being reported for the T470 so Lenovo can't or won't bother to fix this. Any suggestions for a different brand and model? I do like the trackpoint so does that mean Dell is my only alternative?

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Suddenly my trackpoint and touchpad not working . I have update  newest synaptics driver but nothing happen . in BIOS setting i didn't see touchpad & trackpoint :/  , help me , pls  ??

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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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Hi everyone, I've been having some issues with my Thinkpad Edge E420s. The touchpad and trackpoint don't function whatsoever, but the keyboard is fine. I have tried reinstalling SYnaptics Ultranav but get error that the current driver (Microsoft PS/2) is newer driver. I have uninstalled all pointing devices' drivers and tried to reinstall Ultranav but no luck with that either.Any help will be greatly appreciated. Cheers,Arash P.S: Running Windows 10 Pro 

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Firstly I'll explain the freezing issue (this is now the 3rd time I've typed this, as the first two times my laptop froze before I finished!)I run my laptop with the battery at 100% and plugged in and that's fine; as is running it on battery. The problem arises when my battery is low and I plug it into recharge. Soon after it's running on a/c the screen will go black and only way to shut down is by holding the power button. If I try to restart it too soon, the indicator lights next to the power button will illuminate, but the screen will stay black. Usually after 5-10 minutes it'll boot to the IBM screen & boot the rest of the way, but not too long into normal operation it'll go black again (sometimes hitting ctrl/alt/del will bring the screen back but it would be very distorted (pixilized) and would go black again and reboot. What could be causing these problems while recharging the battery? I've tried this with a couple different batteries (both OEM IBM) and it does it with both.  Secondly, both left and right "mouse" buttons are now nonfunctional (though the middle button of the track points works.) I have the latest version of Ultranav Wizard and all the buttons are enabled. The touch pad and trackpoint ball work fine, just the 2 left and 2 right buttons do not. What could be the culprit for this issue? Luckily I have a usb mouse so that's what I'm using for the time being.Message Edited by GoalieFergy53 on 02-14-2009 02:30 PM

Answer:T30 freezing issues and Touchpad & Trackpoint buttons not working.

Anyone have any ideas?

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Hi all. I've seen this issue posted about many times before and can't get a hold of lenovo. When I try to use the "contact us - email" page the link doesn't work!  I have a x250 I purchased in 2015. It has been working great until recently. I usually use the trackpoint and have the touchpad disabled. Recently it just stops working and the only way I can get the mouse to function again is by using an external standard mouse. When I go to mouse settings it doesn't even recognize that I have a touchpad/trackpoint, even after installing updated ULTRANAV drivers. This also extends to the keyboard, some days the keyboard will not work at all. The only thing I can do is restart 100 times and cross my fingers it works one time. I've tried moving the mouse at the login screen, pressing firmly on the touchpad, etc. Nothing works aside from the off chance it cooperates after restarting.So, I have updated drivers numerous times for windows 10 and yet my trackpoint/touchpad still seem to rarely work. I am out of a warranty on this so I'm not sure what to do. My boyfriend is suggesting a factory reset, does anyone think that will work or have any other ideas? Thanks.

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I've just made the BIOS Update  to the newest one in Lenovo T430s, after which both trackpoint and touchpad are not working any more. System Windows 7 64-bit. I've tried to load Bios defaults with no effect. In the Device Manager there's the information that there's a problem with the ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device, but if I try to update its driver, I get the information that the driver is the newest one. How can I solve that problem? How can I downgrade the BIOS?













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Answer:Lenovo T430s not working touchpad and trackpoint after BIOS Update

Hi adalbert68,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
Can you please help me out with the UltraNav driver version and also the BIOS version?
 
Meanwhile, you can also try the steps to downgrade BIOS in the below given link. But it?s very rare that people have got it worked.
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T440p-bios-downgrade/td-p/2024948
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-E-and-Edge/Downgrading-E530-bios/m-p/1250055
 
Please let me know whether the above steps helped you.
Thank you, have a good day.
 
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Hi,This issue has been bothering me for quite some time...The trackpoint and touchpad stop working or sometimes it goes crazy if you move the laptop from one place to another. The mouse will come to normal once you put the laptop to sleep, and login again.I have installed the lastest drivers, reinstall windows, and even now I installed Linux and this problem persist across OS. I do have the lastest BIOS too.Any help is appreciated.

Answer:T43 - Mouse (trackpoint and touchpad) stop working when laptop move

WHAT WAS YOUR RESOLVE TO THIS PROBLEM? MY DAUGTHER'S T43 JUST DEVELOPED THIS PROBLEM AND WARRANTY, IF YOU CAN BELIEVE IT, RAN OUT FIRST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER. I PURCHASED A THREE YEAR ALL INCLUSIVE...TIMING IS EVERYTHING.THANKS.STEVE

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Hello all,
Here is my problem. I am running a USB mouse on my notebook. I want to preface this by saying I have had this notebook for about 2 years and never had a problem, however I just got my computer back about a week ago, The video card/motherboard took a crap and had to be replaced. Now when I am working my mouse will stop working whenever the computer goes into stand by, and other times I will just be working on the computer and the mouse will inexplicable stop working and be completely unresponsive. This is an optical mouse and the light is still on so it seems to be getting power. Also a few times it stopped working, I would click a few buttons and move it a bit and it will start working again in about 10 seconds after it completes all the clicks and movements I had made, but for the most part when it stops working, it just stops and I must unplug it from the usb port and plug it back in to get it to work again, at least for a few minutes until it stops working again. This problem does not seem to be happening to any of my other USB devices as I do alot of video editing and have an external USB hard drive hooked up all the time and have not had any problems since getting my computer back. Also just as a note I have tried other usb drives on the computer, but seems to just be this mouse that won't work right. I have plugged in this mouse to my desktop and it does not freeze on my desktop.. What could be causing this?

My system specs are
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Answer:Usb Mouse Stops Working Have To Unplug And Plug Back In To Resume

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Hello, on my ThinkPad Yoga (version 03/2015) with Win10 pro (latest updates installed) the Trackpoint randomly stops to move the cursor. The issue can be present right after booting or occur anytime, even running the device multiple hours without experiencing any problems is not uncommon.However, the three buttons still work properly when pressed. The same holds for the touchpad, an external mouse and any input via touchscreen (finger and pen). So, it is really "just" about the red rubber point itself.Sometimes suspending to RAM solves the issue for a short time. The problem seems to occur slightly more often when running on battery but I am not fully sure about that. Furthermore, only the Trackpoint of the ThinkPad itself is affected, I have not experienced this for the Trackpoint of my external ThinkPad Compact Keyboard .  I have the latest UltraNav drivers from the Lenovo website installed, version 19.0.17.22. Of course, I have taken out the rubber and checked for dust.The only thing left would be to try reproducing the issue using a Linux Live system but this is hard to do due to it occuring randomly. Does anyone have any guesses? Does this sound like a driver issue or something hardware related (some sort of loose contact or the like: Sometimes it seems that movement of the device causes the failure of the TrackPoint)? I feel a little reluctant to have replaced the mainboard on spec but I do not know what else to do. Thanks in advance.

Answer:ThinkPad Yoga 03/15, Win10: Trackpoint randomly stops recognising movement, buttons still working

Hi BobingerBueble
Welcome to the forums.
Can you please post the full model number of your Thinkpad? it maybe be something long like "20DM008UUS".
 
Regards

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Hello there, I have this ThinkPad T440p where the trackpad mysteriously stops working after I put in in standby from the menu. However, it doesn't happen when it does go to standby by itself as per power management. Symptoms:When waken up from a manual standby, often the trackpad stop working. The mouse cursor doesn't move, and buttons are not active. Only the trackpoint can move the cursor, or an external mouse. The screen brightness buttons also stop working. In Device Manager, no peripheral is reported as malfunctioning, and even trying to switch settings in the Trackpad preference pane does not help. Why is this computer having such an annoying bug?

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All updates installed.If I boot, the pen works perfectly. But if the systems enters in standby or hibernation, after recovery the pen is totally not working. I need to reboot to have it working again. I tried to restart Wacom services as described in another thread, but without success.

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Hi all,

Really hope you can help me out wiht this problem as I believe I have tried anything I know and my next step is formating the whole computer again and still not knowing if it will work this time, as this is what I just did, when upgrading to win 7.

I have 2 problems:

When computer goes on standby and I start it backup - the mouse stops working, unless i move it to another usb-port. I get a message aswell about usb can perform faster...

Another problem is a program freezing at this point aswell, this program is Oracle JDeveloper, do not know if this has any relevance??

I have tried updating EVERY driver from toshibas webpage- theese problems still occur...

Please help!

Would rather not format again...!

// Christian

Answer:Satellite Pro A300 - After standby the mouse stops working

Hi

Can you please tell us what Windows 7 version you have installed? I mean if you have 32bit or 64bit.

Is this right that you are using an external mouse?
Does the touchpad work after standby mode? If yes I think it?s something wrong with the external mouse maybe.

By the way: Make sure that you are using newest BIOS version. You can find it on the Toshiba page.

And regarding the Oracle question I think you should contact the Oracle support directly. ;)

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Okay, first the background...so, a few weeks ago after a nasty, nasty virus, I deleted my hard drive and re-installed my system from scratch. I'm running Windows XP on a Dell E510. I could not find the disks with all the original Dell Drivers, but after a lot of painful trial and error, I finally got pretty much everything working on the computer again. Everything except sound.

I've got a Creative SB Audigy 2Z soundcard. When Windows loads after re-start it detects my sound card, but also an additional sound device with the yellow warning label in the Device Manager. When I uninstall this "unknown device" and then uninstall "Microsoft UAA bus driver for HD audio" under system devices, then I get my sound back. I'd be reasonably happy just doing that, but after every hibernation or even standby, I lose sound. I check device manager, but these conflicts are no longer visible. The only way to then get sound back is to re-start the system and repeat the uninstallations described above. I've opened up the case and am not aware of any other card in a PCI slot, and certainly not anything with sound.

Any advice/suggestions greatly appreciated!

Steve
 

Answer:Sound card stops working after hibernate or standby

You may have an outdated or incompatible device driver which may not support power management. Heres some more information

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907477/en-us

This seems to be the most up to date driver:

http://support.creative.com/downloads/download.aspx?nDownloadId=11314
 

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Hello! I have been experiencing a problem for a few months where every once in a while, I will be in class and my wifi will completely stop working. It will say I'm connected to the network, but I will be unable to load any webpages. After shutting my laptop screen, or manually attempting to put my machine in standby mode, it simply shows the going into standby screen indefinitely. The longest I left it up for was 30 minutes before forcing my machine to restart. I am running Windows XP SP3 on my T400. I got it a little over 4 years ago. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much! -Matt

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Alright I have a unique problem with my keyboard, that seems more or less of a software issue than a hardware issue. For some strange reason, every few minutes my laptop keyboard will stop working for no reason. But when I restart the computer, or go into standby and then turn the computer back on, it works fine. I checked device manager and event viewer and there is nothing to give hint as to why this is happening.

So what gives?! Anyone have any advice?
 

Answer:Laptop keyboard suddenly stops working, but works upon standby/respawn

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I have had my Dell Inspiron 7559 for about a week now, it runs windows 10. Over the past few days the trackpad has started to not work. At first the single tap (left click) didn't work. But the left click button worked fine and the two tap (right click) worked fine too. I restarted it, single tap works again. 
This happened a couple more times and I decided to investigate. There was no touchpad on my mouse settings, only a HID-compliant mouse and a PS/2 Compatible Mouse. I don't have any mice. I did a driver update for both of the above and ELAN input device showed up. I did a driver update for it and it worked ok for a couple of hours and it said it is working properly. However if stopped working again and I went back to the settings and whilst windows 10 settings said the trackpad was on, the ELAN tab on the mouse properties said that the Elan smart-pad was not enabled it and restarted. When I went back to the same settings after the restart, it was not enabled again. So I enabled it. Two hours later, the trackpad was back to not registering single taps. Enabling and disabling the ELAN trackpad appears to do nothing. 
The next day, single tap stopped working and then all the buttons and taps stopped working but scroll/zoom etc still worked. I restarted and it worked again. Later on it had the issue that the trackpad would only select things on the start bar. Once you opened something you couldn't click at all. Again I restarted and it "fixed"... Read more

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My touchpad suddenly has an issue where it stops working for about 5 seconds, and this occurs randomly.  I was having an issue earlier where the multi-tap function on the trackpad was bringing up cortana on its own, and I reinstalled the driver and this issue was resolved, but now the freezing issue exists.  I am using windows 10 and the drivers are up to date. If anybody knows how to fix this issue, or where I could find the solution I would appreciate the help.

Answer:G50-45 touchpad stops working

Hi connorketcheson,
 
Welcome to the Forums
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with touchpad not working in your Lenovo G50-45 laptop.
 
Connect a usb mouse and check if the mouse hangs, does this issue occurs in particular application or in every application. Also boot the system into safe mode and check for the issue.
 
Let us know the result.
 
Best regards,
 
Ashwin.S





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I bought a brand new laptop from Dell.  The touchpad kept crashing.  After several months of calling tech support, having the laptop serviced remotely, and sending it in twice for repairs, all without success, Dell sent me a new computer.  After only three days, the same thing is now happening with the new one.
These were both brand new computers with the exact same issue.  Is Dell simply incapable of making a decent computer any more?  I used to love Dell; this was my fifth Dell computer, but maybe it's time to look elsewhere.  

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I've got a 4 year old Alienware m9700 laptop that has been giving me quite a bit of trouble over the last few months. About three months ago, the touchpad just completely stopped working, and for the last two months the keyboard will lock up at random times. USB keyboar still works, but as I'm in the air/on the go a lot, having to carry around a big ol keyboard is highly unrealistic. The computer is amazing when it works, but it's just getting ridiculous.

On top of that, the wifi cuts in and out as though its searching for other channels (Ive already uninstalled the realtek software so theres no contradicting software issues) and tried switching channels, but thats not my real issue--the KEYBOARD is.

I think I've ruled out it being a hardware issue, as the keyboard works fine for a few minutes and then boom, it just locks up. What makes me think its some sort of software issue is if I go into standby mode or hibernate and come out, it works just fine--until it locks up again, then I have to standby and come out...makes for a real hard time when I'm trying to edit. But heres the real doozy--this problem started a few months ago when I had my old hard drive--but this is a brand new hard drive, with a fresh copy of XP on it...weird, huh?

I've searched high and low for a resolution. They dont make this keyboard anymore, so I'm out of luck in terms of getting a new one. Every "similar" post I've seen has been graphics related ... Read more

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Hello.My month old E560 has been great until recently, when the touchpad has decided to play up on me.What happens after a while of use, the touchpad will begin not responding to my gestures, finger movements, sliding, etc. It will sporadically work for maybe a fraction of a second after, but 99% of the time when I frantically draw circles with my finger it will not respond. This proves it is NOT the touchpad completely disabling/turning off, etc.There are no issues with the trackpoint or any hardware buttons. Even right clicking with the touchpad does what it's supposed to.  This is on the most up to date version of ALP Lenovo Ultranav drivers for the e560 from the Lenovo website. I have found that uninstalling this driver (and thus using Windows' default touchpad driver) prevents Lenovo-specific multitouch features such as twofinger scrolling, and also slightly changes what the middleclick does, but at least prevents the issue of an unresponsive touchpad which is the most important feature. Usually, a quick restart solves this issue. But after the computers shut down and started up again after a while of being off, the issue will occur again. I am running Windows 10 home 64 bit with, as said, the most recent Lenovo-issued ALPS Ultranav driver. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

Answer:E560 Touchpad stops working

The same thing happens to me and my Lenovo is only two days old. I went onto device manager and tried looking for updates but it said the software was up to date. 

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I bought a brand new laptop from Dell.  The touchpad kept crashing (it won't respond to taps and sometimes stops scrolling, but the right and left click continue to work).  After several months of calling tech support, having the laptop serviced remotely, and sending it in twice for repairs, all without success, Dell sent me a new computer.  After only four days, the same thing is now happening with the new one.  Now Dell says that means the problem is on my end.
I haven't downloaded any new programs, everything is up-to-date, and when I check the touchpad settings, it shows everything as being enabled.  The touchpad stops working randomly, on different websites and in different programs.  I never had this problem on any previous Dell laptops.  I can't think what I might be doing to cause this issue.  Any help would be appreciated. 

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Hey guys.

I have never had this problem before so I don't know what to do.

While on my laptop my touchpad will randomly stop moving. I can still zoom in and out by pinching, I can right click and left click, but I cannot move the pointer . As soon as I plug in my mouse, the touchpad works again. I can unplug the mouse and it will still work for a few minutes then the problem will happen again.

I'm running windows 7 64bit,

I also have not installed anything recently.

Answer:Touchpad randomly stops working.

See if reinstalling the touchpad driver from the laptop's manufacturer's website helps.

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The touchpad on my X1 Carbon laptop (3443CTO) has started working very sporadically. It seems that it will work after reboot, but then after a while it stops working. I suspect that this is a driver and/or bios issue, because this started happening about the same time I upgraded the bios to the latest and also upgraded to Windows 10. Has anyone else experienced this issue? AFAIK, all of my Lenovo and other drivers are up-to-date, as the Lenovo Companion tools does not list any pending updates. Any ideas?

Answer:X1 Carbon touchpad stops working

Bump. Is anyone else experiencing this?

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Hi, On my Travelmate B115 (that I've barely used at all), the touchpad randomly stops working. If I deactivate it and activate it (Fn+F7 twice) it starts working again, but I have to do that once every two minutes, and it's really annoying. Sometimes it also is very slow or imprecise in its movements, and it seems sometimes that it clicks without my wanting it to (it could be that I'm grazing the pad without noticing sometimes, but I'm really writing "in the air" with only my fingers touching the computer's keys now to avoid it, and it still happens).I am extremely frustrated since this laptop is brand new. Can anyone help me?Elisabeth

Answer:Touchpad randomly stops working

Exactly the same problem. Just emailed Acer and told me to reset the laptop. I did it and the same problem. Now, directly they don't answer my email.

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The touchpad behaves erratically (mouse pointer goes wild when I put my finger in the touchpad, either in rest or in movement) after a few hours of gaming (if the keyboard lights are off) or after half an hour or so of general use (if the keyboard lights are on). It seems to me that there is some sort of heat-induced short contact going on. Does anybody know how to fix this? I've got a friend to bring me this notebook from the US, but unfortunately this model isn't supported by Lenovo here in Brazil. Now I may need to find a fix for it myself (or resort to workarounds). A lesson learned for my next purchase: be more careful with so-called "worldwide" warranties.













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Answer:Y580 touchpad stops working when hot

Hi
 
Thanks for the post.
 
As per your concern touchpad will not work while system gets overheated after playing games.
 
To diagnose, I would suggest you to please re-install the Touchpad driver and update the Bios of your system from the below mentioned web link.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT073649
 
Afterwards, please restart the system and check if the issue gets resolved.
 
Regards,
Sameer
 





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I have an Acer Aspire One D250 with a synaptics touchpad bought on March 20th which hasn't given me any problems till 3 days ago.

Friday, when I turned the computer on, the touchpad wasn't working. I tried Fn+F7 and nothing. The usual synaptics animated icon wasn't beside the clock. I went to the control panel>mouse>device settings and no device was listed there, while all the options were greyed out. I went to system>device manager and no "Mouse and other pointing devices" was listed. I went to Acer.pt (I'm from portugal) and downloaded the driver and installed it. The instalation went without problems and when I restarted the computer, the touchpad was still not working and nothing was listed on the device manager.

I called the Acer support line and the told me to restore the OS. I spent friday doing backups and I reinstalled Windows XP from Acer eRecovery Management. After all that, the touchpad wasn't working still.

Saturday was spent going to the store where I bought the netbook and trying to find a solution. Just as when I was going to give the netbook to warranty, a guy turned the computer on and the touchpad was magically working again.

I went home, all happy and warm and fuzzy inside.

Today, when I was copying my backups to the netbook again, I hit "cancel", and the icon next to the clock disappered and the touchpad stoped working again. Went to check, and nothing was listed on the device manager or on contro... Read more

Answer:Touchpad suddenly stops working

If the Acer Factory Restore failed to fix it and it intermittently comes and goes its likely a hardware issue. I'd be contacting Acer again and sending the unit in for warranty service.
 

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Now that the video flickering issue has been resolved, I am now frequently encountering a very frustrating problem with my new XPS 13 (9343).   If I stop using the touchpad for a few minutes (not sure how many, sometimes it's 1 or 2, sometimes its 30), then mouse pointer disappears completely and the touchpad does not respond.  I can click, swipe, tap, etc. but there is no pointer.  When it happens I am forced to use the touch screen to shut down the machine and restart it so I can get the touchpad and pointer to work again.  Has anyone else encountered this problem? 

Answer:XPS 13 (9343) Touchpad stops working

I have the same problem. I am using Windows 10 Pro. I have tried every touchpad driver version I could find with no luck. I am currently using this driver: Cypress Semiconductor, Inc, dated 6/24/2015, version 2.5.1.72.
I often find it happening when playing a youtube video or something like that, but that's probably just because I don't use the trackpad for a few minutes while watching the video.
When it happens the mouse pointer is either completely gone, or it is "frozen" in some random position on the screen and the trackpad is not moving it. It happens once or twice a day for me, and I then restart the PC to fix - annoying.
I feel 99% certain that it is a driver issue - and that no driver has been created for the Cypress Trackpad in the PC that actually works in Windows 10. If anybody know of a driver that actually works I'd love to get the details.

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The touchpad stops working randomly when the computer is woken back from sleep and it has to be rebooted to get it going agin. An externally connected mouse will work fine during that time. Is this due to a possibly faulty touchpad??

Answer:The touchpad on my V3-331 stops working randomly.

Hi Jithin1,
 
It is possible to be a defective touchpad. I would suggestion a few things you can try on your own before looking into service options.
 

Update or reinstall touchpad drivers
Refresh the PC to see if that takes care of any issues.
Reload the PC entirely if possible

If you continue having issues, contact your local Acer support team so that they can help setup services to take care of the touchpad issues you're having.
 
Cory
 

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Hello all

I have a Compaq laptop model nc6230 with both a touch pad and a nipple mouse. I have a left andright click buttons under both input devices. However, about 10 minutes after every boot up, both left click buttons stop working. the right buttons and the navigation work, however, it wont left click or click when I "tap" the touchpad.

When I attach a usb mouse, the mouse actually works, however, the left buttons on the laptop wont work.

advice?

ps the buttons will start working again after reboot, but will stop after another ten minutes or so
 

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I recently bought a S10-3t ideapad direct from lenovo. (Moved abroad though so can't get warranty cover on it).Very frustrating - the touchpad regularly stops working. It will work for a few hours then stop working completely for hours/days on end.I've tried updating the touchpad drivers, system restore, lenovo restore (back to factory settings).  

Answer:S10-3t touchpad regularly stops working

Next time it quits working try a few taps around the touchpad and see if it starts working.  If it does it might be  a loose connection inside the case.

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Hi! I got a G555 laptop, and I love it.  However, during use, it will just stop working all together.   I've tried 10 different drivers, ect, nothing seems to help.  Is this a normal issue?  Will replacing the touhpad help?

Answer:G555 touchpad stops working.

Hi
 
Welcome To Lenovo Community
 
Please try to update drivers & Bios.
 
First uninstall all the touchpad drivers from the system and also delete related software associated.
 
First Update the Bios
 
Bios - 32 Bit
 
Bios - 64 Bit
 
 
Then installed the drivers from the below link
 
 Touchpad Drivers - Windows 7 (32 Bit & 64 Bit)
Touchpad Drivers - Windows XP
 
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers!!!
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Hi, On my Travelmate B115 (that I've barely used at all), the touchpad randomly stops working. If I deactivate it and activate it (Fn+F7 twice) it starts working again, but I have to do that once every two minutes, and it's really annoying. Sometimes it also is very slow or imprecise in its movements, and it seems sometimes that it clicks without my wanting it to (it could be that I'm grazing the pad without noticing sometimes, but I'm really writing "in the air" with only my fingers touching the computer's keys now to avoid it, and it still happens).I am extremely frustrated since this laptop is brand new. Can anyone help me?Elisabeth

Answer:Touchpad randomly stops working

Exactly the same problem. Just emailed Acer and told me to reset the laptop. I did it and the same problem. Now, directly they don't answer my email.

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Hello.My month old E560 has been great until recently, when the touchpad has decided to play up on me.What happens after a while of use, the touchpad will begin not responding to my gestures, finger movements, sliding, etc. It will sporadically work for maybe a fraction of a second after, but 99% of the time when I frantically draw circles with my finger it will not respond. This proves it is NOT the touchpad completely disabling/turning off, etc.There are no issues with the trackpoint or any hardware buttons. Even right clicking with the touchpad does what it's supposed to.  This is on the most up to date version of ALP Lenovo Ultranav drivers for the e560 from the Lenovo website. I have found that uninstalling this driver (and thus using Windows' default touchpad driver) prevents Lenovo-specific multitouch features such as twofinger scrolling, and also slightly changes what the middleclick does, but at least prevents the issue of an unresponsive touchpad which is the most important feature. Usually, a quick restart solves this issue. But after the computers shut down and started up again after a while of being off, the issue will occur again. I am running Windows 10 home 64 bit with, as said, the most recent Lenovo-issued ALPS Ultranav driver. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

Answer:E560 Touchpad stops working

The same thing happens to me and my Lenovo is only two days old. I went onto device manager and tried looking for updates but it said the software was up to date. 

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Hi, On my Travelmate B115 (that I've barely used at all), the touchpad randomly stops working. If I deactivate it and activate it (Fn+F7 twice) it starts working again, but I have to do that once every two minutes, and it's really annoying. Sometimes it also is very slow or imprecise in its movements, and it seems sometimes that it clicks without my wanting it to (it could be that I'm grazing the pad without noticing sometimes, but I'm really writing "in the air" with only my fingers touching the computer's keys now to avoid it, and it still happens).I am extremely frustrated since this laptop is brand new. Can anyone help me?Elisabeth

Answer:Touchpad randomly stops working

Exactly the same problem. Just emailed Acer and told me to reset the laptop. I did it and the same problem. Now, directly they don't answer my email.

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Dear all,since almost 2 years I am pretty happy with my L440.But lately, I often have problems with the touchpad becaue it suddenly stops working,no mouse moving, no touchpad-based clicking. The trackpointer still works and also the hardware buttons for left and right clicking are still working. However, depending on the task i prefer either trackpad or touchpad. I already changed the sensitivity for palm checking but no effect.  Any ideas? Thanks in advance. 

Answer:L440 Touchpad stops working

Hi Blue,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
We are sorry to hear that touchpad is not working in your L440 laptop.
 
Please do confirm which operating system is running on your laptop.
 
Best Regards,
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The tap to click function on my touch pad will stop working randomly and start dragging the item around instead. Will then have to fully click down on the touch pad to navigate between tabs etc. The scroll function also stops at random, but after restart it all returns to normal until the next time it stops working. Anyone had this problem and know how to fix it? 

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My X201t developed a new and very nasty behaviour: almost every time after I wake the system up from resume, the trackpoint is disabled! I then always have to first hit Fn F8 and reenable the trackpoint (plus touchpad).Why does it keep changing that to touchpad only? Why is my selection not memorized? I never modified or saved that as default or so. And where is that setting saved so that I can change that new default behaviour?Michael  

Answer:System constantly disables trackpoint after resume - why?

There's no default behaviour (unless strictly restricted by Security Software or by Group Policy) for trackpoint and touchpad.  How about uninstalling current UltraNav Driver & Utility, and then try the latest version of both from Lenovo Support?

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Hello All, I'm having an issue with my new x120e where after a couple suspend/resume cycles both the Trackpoint scroll function and the ability to adjust screen brightness no longer work. Using the Trackpoint only yields results as a pointing device, and trying to use the brightness controls does nothing--no on-screen brightness level display. I've searched the forums but couldn't find these exact issues, and I'm using the latest versions of the UltraNav driver and Utility. Thanks!

Answer:No TrackPoint Scroll and Brightness Control After Resume

hey cbolos,check via http://support.lenovo.com and see that your Power Management software is at its latest version. If not, download and install.if it is the latest, uninstall all UltraNav drivers+Utilities and the Power Management.let window install its generic drivers. Test and see if it happens again





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My laptop starts up with the touchpad working then will randomly stop working or go to sparatic movements. I have tried updating the driver, enabling/disabling the touchpad, and rebooted the computer. Any ideas or thought are much welcome?

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I have an X201 and noticed tha tthe toucpad stops working at seemingly random intervals.  After tracking down the culprit to the Synaptic Touchpad Enhancements process, I did a search and found other people having the issue in the Thinkpad W series forum.  Instead of reposting it here, you can find my reply with an easy workaround to get it working again over in this thread. http://forum.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/W150-Touchpad-stops-working-after-a-certain-tim... Somebody thinks the problem only happens with Firefox, which I happen to use as well, so the problem could be between Firefox and the Synaptics process. Lenovo:  Please fix this.  Thank you.

Answer:Touchpad stops working on X201 (and other models)

I'm having the same exact issue!!!  My trackpad works great after a reboot, but always eventually goes to crap and stops responding (or responds haywire) to my inputs...  I called Lenovo yesterday, and their "senior" tech guys had never even heard of the issue!?!  They told me I needed to send the unit in for repair...  Argh... Hopefully Lenovo will realize this is a "real" issue and address it SOONER than later!!! Thanks for posting your work-around...  Yeah, it kills the multitouch, but at least the trackpad starts responding again... Let's cross our fingers that this gets RESOLVED...  What a pain in the rear problem for such an expensive PC!!!

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My M40 laptop has just started having a problem with it's Touchpad, after hibernation the the Touchpad does not work. plugging an external mouse works, I've tried disabling and re enabling through the control panel but it does not help. Powering off and then back on does fis the Thinkpad, has anyone seen this before?

Answer:Touchpad stops working after hibernation on Satellite M40

You said this problem started now. So it seems that this issue was not present in the past. Am I right?
So if I?m right then it looks more like an software problem as a hardware issue.

Usually the first step should be a new Touchpad driver installation. Then you could try to update the Windows XP OS to the latest state. You should use the Microsoft update page to get all patches.

Then download and install the cleaning tool called ?CCleaner?. Its for free and it?s very helpful to clean the OS and the registry.

If this does not help, try to reinstall the OS from the recovery CD and test if this issue persists after new OS installation.

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I noticed that the Synaptic Touchpad driver (I updated to the latest version) would stop functioning whenever I do a hard drive-intensive task. For example, When I run a virus scanner, when I convert movies, when I record anything, the Synaptics driver stops working. I can still use the touchpad, but all of the original driver features are gone and the icon from the taskbar dissappears as well. Stranger still, whenever something like this happens, I try to go into mouse properties in the control panel and it ALWAYS becomes completely unresponsive and freezes up. I cannot do anything with the touchpad control panel either. When I stop whatever I am doing to the hard drive, everything goes back to normal and the Synaptics touchpad driver re-enables and appears in my taskbar again. Help?Thanks!-Clark 

Answer:Lenovo G780 Touchpad stops working

Hi Clark,
 
Thanks for posting in the Lenovo Community,
 
I?d like to ask you please to share with us your windows installed version on the laptop to be able to provide you with another version from the touchpad Driver.
 
Thanks and Best Regards,
 

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Hi, I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 two weeks ago and it has this annoying problem that touchpad stops responding time to time. It can happen during working with laptop for few seconds or just completely goes off that I have to restart the machine. Also sometimes when it wakes up the touchpad does not respond. Please advise if I have to send it back or there is a fix for it. I have all drivers updated and lenovo companion does not find any issue regarding driver date or hardware defect.  I am really disappointed for this price tag receving such a poor quality device.  Parham

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I am using Windows 10 version 1703 (OS Build 15063.413) on HP Notebook 1000. And just for reference I have encountered this issue in previous versions of Windows 10 as well. Every time I clean install Windows 10 and update to install drivers, it will work fine for about 1-2 months and then suddenly out of nowhere touchpad will either stops working or keeps moving itself after 5-10 minutes of restart ( even if I don't update Windows, means same drivers version ).

Right now I have installed version 19.3.31.16 of Synaptics pointing device drivers. But I have tried to solve this issue by installing previous version of drivers as well ( version 8.xx, 10.xx, 17.xx, 19.0.19.1 ). After installing drivers the first time it works fine for about 15 minutes and then same issue!

I have noticed this btw:
Every time I put the laptop to sleep and then log on, touchpad works fine for about 5 minutes.Every time I restart the laptop, it works fine for about 5 minutes.Even If I uninstall the drivers and use basic drivers by Windows 10, the same thing happens. Touchpad keeps flickering, moving itself or would just stop working.Sometimes Upper right or left corner of touchpad will work fine while the rest of the area is unresponsive.

Have anybody else encountered this issue? How did you resolve it? I don't wanna install Windows again or keep restarting my laptop.

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Hi Guys,
 
My new Lenovo W510 is running Windows 7 (x64) and some issues with my Touchpad.  The problem is my Touchpad stops working after a time. TrackPoint is still working fine, but not the touchpad. If I check the settings via "Fn + F8" I can see that "Enable Touchpad and Track Point" is activated. I switched back and forth but it doesn't seem to work. Only a reboot helps..
 
Thanks for you help!

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Answer:W510 Touchpad stops working after a certain time

Also having the same problem, touchpad stops responding but trackpad still works. A logout/login fixes the problem. Unknown cause but it happens every few days.

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I currently have a HP pavilion tx2520ae laptop and now and again whilst im am working on it i suddenly get the message 'synaptics touchpad has stopped working with two options saying : close and check for a problem online and close', after this message appears the touchpad still works, however the scroll bar for the laptop does not, this is an inconvenience as i do alot of my school portfolios on my laptop, some of which are nearly 100 pages long and i am constantly editing it, so i need the scroll bar to save me time and effort.

When i restart the laptop however this problem is corrected, but after a while it appears again and constantly restarting the laptop every 10 minutes is just too much effort to waste on fixing a simple scroll bar.

When the message appeared, I had tried to go onto the mouse options on the control pannel and i got an error message saying 'unable to connect to the synaptics pointing device driver. if you have installed another PS/2 pointing driver please unistall the synaptics driver by clicking on the yes button. you then need to reinstall your pointing divce driver for your external device again.
Do you want to unistall the synaptics driver now?'

I have not installed any PS/2 pointing drivers but I decided to try and reinstall it again just to be sure but when I reinstalled it i had to restart my computer and when i came back on it was working fine... for a while. The message appeared again and reinstalling it was just a comp... Read more

Answer:synaptics touchpad suddenly stops working

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when I have the laptop on (even at ivernation state), the roll part of the touchpad(left side of it), stops accting as the well and starts working as any other part of the touchpad.same with its lower part(sude to side roll)is there anything that can be done to make it wor as it should?TNX

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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).
 
 
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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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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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Hi,

I am having this problem for over a month now, the touch pad stops working suddenly and it starts to work after a restart and sometimes after a couple of restarts.

The frequency of this issue is at least twice an hour. I am really tired of restarting all the time.
I have tried system restore but that has not helped and the function keys are not working either.

Details:
Model:SATELLITE C660-1LD
OS: Windows 7 - 64 bit
Warranty: Expired 03/2013

Answer:Re: Satellite C660-1LD - Touchpad stops working

> I have tried system restore but that has not helped

What do you mean exactly by system restore?

Did you use the Toshiba Recovery DVD or Toshiba HDD Recovery procedure to set the notebook back to factory settings?
In case you did not try that, I recommend doing this!

Fact is that this recovery procedure should fix the system/software issues and in my opinion it looks more like a software as a hardware problem.

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hi there, I bought an Acer 2509. The first thing I did was formatting the hard-drive and installing my teacher licsenced Windows 8 after this the Windows 8.1 update. I installed all the drivers for the laptop. All the drivers on this site are downloaded and installed: http://www.acer.nl/ac/nl/NL/content/drivers/5452;-;Extensa%202509. The Touchpad works for 2 seconds and then (i think) the drivers crash. I do get some DistributedCOM events in the eventlog of windows.  What I tried: FN +f7 = doesnt workinstalling older drivers = doesnt work Could someone help me? 

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I own 2x Equium L40 laptops.
Both have recently started experiencing the same issue with their touchpads.

For some reason, whenever the laptops are horizontal, the touchpads don't work.
However, once the laptop is tilted, the touchpad works fine.
I can then return the laptop to horizontal, where it works, until the next time it decides to stop working!

I would have thought this was an insolated issue, but for the fact that it is happening on BOTH my laptops!
The laptops were both bought in Aug 07, and are therefore, unfortunately, both out of warranty.

Anybody experienced the same, or have any advice to offer?

Answer:Touchpad stops working when Equium L40 has been moved

Hello Nik

Your story sounds really unbelievable. I have never heard about something like this. Tilting notebook is for me not so good idea. What do you think about it? :)

Sorry but I don't know if somebody here can offer some explanation. The best thing you can do is to show it to the service. Maybe is there some contact problem. The strangest thing is that you have noticed the same issue on both notebooks.

Have you noticed this from the first second when the notebook is on or later after some time?

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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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I bought a new U410--  i7--- windows 8. The touchpad stops working after some time .. then I have to reboot the system to again get it up & running.then it again works fine for some time ... And again goes off..!!! If I open the mouse properties from control panel when it stops working ... It says me to uninstall the tochpad driver and install a new one ... I have installed or updated the synaptic driver several time ... But no optput Moreover , I ordered a replacement for it .. and the new one also has the same problems ...!!!  I have also tried the One-Key recovery option ... but No Output..!! Lenovo techsupport is also unable to get to the problem .. and rectify it ..!! Can anyone help me on this ... ??  PS: what has happened to lenovo's quality ..   













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Answer:U410 touchpad Driver stops working

Most likely you're experiencing this issue when starting Microsoft Office (I did too)Here's how to fix it 1.Download the 16.3.9.0 driver from herehttp://www.station-drivers.com/page/Synaptics.htm2.uninstall your current synaptics driver and reboot when it asks you to (your touchpad will still work, just without gestures and it will move slower than before)3.Install the new driver and restart if it asks you to4.Go to the mouse properties and the synaptics tab and adjust the touchpad to your liking(here will be 2 devices listed, clicking the settings of one of them brings up manufacturer information, the other will bring up configuration)5.No more nonworking driver just so you know, resuming from sleep will cause the synaptics driver icon to appear in your taskbar even if you have disabled it from appearing there, but it will go away automaticallyand also, the 4-finger flick option in the configuration settings will not work, but everything else shouldmessage me if you need assistance

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so, EVERY TIME I close(and re open) my laptop lid the touchpad stops working. seemed to happen after a win X update(not upgrade TO win x) it is so extremely frustrating. the only way i can get it to respond again is to reboot. I have tried disabling and reenabling the touchpad, updating drivers, and nothing seems to help.

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Hi,

In the beginning of this week I bought Toshiba satellite Z30-A-1D0.

My touchpad seemed fine but once in a while the cursor stops working for about 1 minute. I can use the left and right button of the touchpad but I just can't move the cursor.

First I thought that I accidentally had locked the touchpad so I pressed Fn+F9 and the light turned on meaning that the touchpad was locked, then I pressed it again and the cursor was still not moving, it only starts almost a minute after... I've tried to be at alert to what I'm doing in the touchpad but it happens when i'm just moving the cursor.

This happens about 4 times a day and the fisrt time it happened was on the day I bought. And I never used a USB mouse in this computer.

Thanks for your atention to my problem and hope you can help me.

Answer:Touchpad stops working for a moment on my Satellite Z30-A-1D0

It is not easy to say why this happen.
If possible try to use external mouse. It will be interesting to know if there is some general problem with mouse or just with internal touchpad.

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Hi, I bought a Thinkpad Yoga 260 two weeks ago and it has this annoying problem that touchpad stops responding time to time. It can happen during working with laptop for few seconds or just completely goes off that I have to restart the machine. Also sometimes when it wakes up the touchpad does not respond. Please advise if I have to send it back or there is a fix for it. I have all drivers updated and lenovo companion does not find any issue regarding driver date or hardware defect.  I am really disappointed for this price tag receving such a poor quality device.  Parham

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Hi there, I have kind of an odd problem with my T440s since I installed Windows 10:The touchpad works fine, including clicking by touching it, but as soon as I click by pressing the touch pad hard, it completely stops working. I can't even move the mouse anymore, neither via the touchpad nor the trackpoint. As soon as I restart the laptop, everything works fine again - until I click the pad again. Anyone else encountered this? Any ideas what I could do? Best,Daniel

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I just bought Lenovo x121.I installed drivers with system and driver update utility. Then I rebooted notebook. In logon screen touchpad worked ok but when windows loaded all drivers and programs it stoped working. I also updated BIOS and deleted and reinstalled drivers, nothing has changed.... Any idea what is wrong?

Answer:x121 touchpad suddenly stops working.

Hi kikibeck, Please check in Control Panel -> mouse -> UltraNav. If you could net see it's present/enabled touch pad still no use, then please re-install UltraNav driver.Synaptics UltraNav driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit) and XP (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS019164Fred





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