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Q: In my laptop mouse pointer not visible laptop is working pro...

Mouse pointer not visible in my laptop.laptop working properly .any hardware problem r software problem

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HDD 1 tb Seagate hardisk not working,is not visible in the laptop, can b seen in device manager for 1min then gets disconnected automatically and the light on the hard disk starts blinking

A:HDD hardisk not working,not visible in the laptop,visible in device manager for 1min then disconnect

If the system worked before with this drive, I would say the drive is bad.

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So I'm posting this for a friend. They have a Dell Dimension E521 desktop running Vista. Last night they just went to restart the computer, and when it went to start back up it went to run Chkdsk (I think that's how it's spelled). Well, before that finished running, they restarted it again and then got a blue screen when it started up. So they shut it down again and when they restarted, the blue screen was gone and the windows loading screen was there (with the windows logo and the blue bar underneath). But when it went to load, it only loaded a black screen. The mouse pointer was still visible and you could move it, but that was it. The same thing happens when you go to start it in safe mode. It just keeps reloading with the black screen and the movable mouse pointer.
Any ideas? The computer was running fine before this happened.

A:Black Screen with Visible Mouse Pointer

Did the computer shutdown unexpectedly, that may be the reason the Chkdsk started to run. Have they recently installed any new hardware/ software which may have caused the problem. Could also be a virus.

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Hello Forum,

A friend of mine has a Toshiba laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit. He says that since about two weeks the screen turns more and more often black when the computer is on but not in use for some time but the Taskbar and the mouse pointer remain visible. The only thing to do then is to switch the computer forcibly off and on again. Then everything works fine until he leaves the computer alone again for some time ... and very often the same thing happens again. He says that this started some weeks ago and happened only rarely but is now happening at least once every day.

Any idea what this might be and how it can be stopped?

Thanks and greetings - resucami

A:Black screen but Taskbar and mouse pointer visible

In Control Panel Power settings, he should be able to turn off screen dimming to save power. That may be related. Or it may be a hardware thing. How old is the machine?

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Can someone help me my mouse pointer is gone on my windows 10 lenovo 

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Im using a sony vaio laptop with vista installed and recently the mouse pointer has been freezing every couple of seconds for 1-4 seconds or about that. I've updated and ran malwarebytes which found nothing and also ESET online scanner and house call by trend micro found nothing aswell.

Ive defragged the system and even checked the mouse pointer driver for updates of which there were none. I also ran ESET online scanner in safe mode with networking. Even though the scans are saying nothing it really seems like it could be a virus or malware. Also I am connected to a wired router which is connected to an internet provider box and a ps3.

Any help anyone can give would be fantastic!
Thank you.

A:Laptop built in mouse pointer keeps freezing

Can you hook up an external mouse and see id same issue happens?

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Running Windows 7.  Laptop becomes unresponsive, except that the mouse pointer moves as normal.  Control-Alt-Delete results in dark screen for quite a while, then message box appears titled "Failure to Display Security and Shutdown Options".  Hard power-off and restart solves the problem -- until it happens again.  Viper Internet Security scan finds nothing.  Please help.

A:Windows 7 laptop becomes unresponsive except for mouse pointer

Hello there    
Welcome to Bleeping Computer, I'm LighthouseParty. Let's run a couple of scans to see what could be causing this.
   Please download MiniToolBox to your desktop
Double click MiniToolBox.
Select the following and then press go.
Post the log in your next reply.
Flush DNS
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List Installed Programs
List Restore Points
  Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop
Double click mbam-setup-x.x.x.xxxx and follow the on-screen instructions.
On the dashboard, click update now.
After that, click scan now - the scan will now begin.
When the scan's completed, select apply actions - make sure the action is quarantine.
Restart your computer.
How to get the log.
On the dashboard, select the history tab and click application logs.
Select the log which has the time and date of when you did the scan.
Click copy to clipboard and paste it into your reply.
Please download Security Check to your desktop
Double click SecurityCheck and follow the on-screen instructions.
A log should open, called checkup.txt.
Please post the contents of it in your next reply.
Non-malware removal steps
Run System File Checker - http://support.microsoft.com/KB/929833
Run Disk Check - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2641432
Run Disk Cleanup - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/delete-files-using-disk-cleanup
Thanks and good luck!

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I was given a rundown HP 2000-2b19WM laptop to try and fix. The problem is when it boots up past the windows logo screen it just stays a blank screen and eventually the mouse cursor shows up. I left it sitting over night still never fully booted up. I've followed all of the HP troubleshooting steps. I've removed battery held down power button plugged ac adapter in turned back on and nothing. I've reseated the memory sticks. I've ran the startup fix and says it can't repair problems. I also ran sfc /scannow in cmd prompt and it fixed some errors. I would factory restore the computer but I don't have the reset dvds nor does the person that owns the laptop. Is this a driver issue ?

A:Blank screen only mouse cursor visible. HP 2000 laptop

Oh my gosh im having the exact same problem when i turn my laptop on i get taken to a blank screen with only my cursor and just like u i dont have a usb or a disk/dvd and ive tried the battery method as well its hopeless there must be a soloution or were screwed :?/

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I have a Gateway MX8738 laptop and I recently installed Windows 7 as an upgrade from Vista. After the install everything was fine for a day until I noticed that ALL PROGRAMS on the Start Menu was empty so I attempted to reboot to see if it would resolve the issue. It then went into a scan/repair mode and attempted to reboot after scanning and now it's stuck in the Black Screen. It never gets to a Windows logo or the login screen, it just freezes. It will boot up to the Windows 7 CD and to the System Recovery Options but none of these options are working. I even attempted to reinstall the 'upgrade' but it won't let me unless I'm in Windows. I DO NOT WANT TO DO A CLEAN INSTALL BECAUSE I HAVE TOO MUCH INFO TO LOSE.


A:Black Screen w/mouse pointer - Gateway Laptop

Use an Ubuntu Live CD to move your important stuff to another location, and then perform a clean install. Your data that was carried over from Vista is in C:\windows.old.

Have you tried accessing the command prompt from your CD? If you can, use the fixboot command. You should always perform a clean install because stability is more important than convienience. Most people will tell you that.

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Every spyware and virus detection says this computer is clean but something is eating the Ram such that the pointer stalls and must "rest" for 3-5 seconds before it can be moved again. Keyboard commands seem to work fine. Disc has been cleaned, defraged. Hard drive is only used at 15% capacity. Any ideas on what else we can try?


A:Mouse pointer freezes on Toshiba Laptop touchpad

Slow Computer?, Use this troubleshooting checklisthttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/

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Hi.  I had to hard reset my laptop last night and ever since it won't boot. The screen is cracked so i use it on an external samsung tv screen. The screen is just black but you can see and move the mouse. I don't have a recovery disk. Im not positive which laptop it is. It just says 2000 on it.  It does have windows 10 but idk if it is 32 or 64 bit. Please help. I use it as a dvd And netflix player for my family. It's all we have to watch tv with. I don't know how to start it on safe mode. I am hitting ctrl f8 but nothing is happening.  No blinking lights or anything. It's connecting to wifi.Thanks. 

A:hp 2000 laptop black screen visible and mobile mouse. PLEAS...

Hi @miablack,  Welcome to the HP Forums! It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide. Learn How to Post and More How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? I understand that you had to hard reset your notebook and now on restart you get a blank black screen.   As the display on the notebook is cracked and you are using an external. Here is a link to HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10). Should you need to do a recovery as you stated you do not have recovery disks, you will need to contact HP support  to obtain a recovery kit.Please contact HP support at Contact HP Support. Please let me know the outcome. Best of Luck!


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Ok, so the problem is that this computer refuses to boot it is in some kind of sleep mode after it boots with black screen nothing works so i have to press once power button to go to sleep than press it again so i can see the mouse pointer with black screen(this is the only path i am able to hold shift and reach recovery mode) , so far i tried refresh i got message this computer cannot be refreshed same goes for reset and when i tried system restore it said no restore points added also safe mode does not work - SO i guess failed update to 8.1 or something worse i tried also sfc /scannow repaired something but no help(run it 4 5 times to make sure) I can't tell what kind of Samsung model is cause while i type here i am running chkdsk /r on windows partition also i can't lift it cause the case is broken and the owner has created some stand that holds the laptop so i will guess series 6 or 7 , any clue on what to do next will be appreciated. (there is f4 factory recovery that prbably works but if there's a chance to save data easily than copying 300 gb to external disk via ubuntu.

Also ran Hdat2x for 30 minutes no hdd errors.

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Just wondering if anyone knows of a way to disable the mouse pointer and click buttons on an Acer Travelmate 529TXV. I checked the BIOS, but there is no setting in there that will allow one to disable it.


A:Disable mouse pointer and click buttons on Acer Laptop

Have you tried disabling the pointer device in Device Manager?

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My acer laptop running windiws 7 and vista operating system suddenly stop to boot , it only boots and shows a black screen with movable mouse pointer before login , alt+ctrl+del shows nothing, it cant boot from the cd or recovery cd, i have tried to boot with the windows 7 and vista cd/dvd but still only goes to that black screen, tried alt+f10 this only gives me edit boot options for windows 7 , i have also tried to boot in safe mode but still the same issue, when i click on repair my computer after pressing f8 it still gives me that black screen .
Pliz help cause i want it to restore it to earlier settings or to reset to factory default state or to install a new windows 7 but it cant boot even from cd or dvd . thanks

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Lenovo X380 Yoga When going from laptop mode to tablet mode ( folding keyboard) and coming back to laptop mode with keyboard the mouse pointer never comes back.  Also when in tablet mode the screen will not auto-rotate.  I reimaged the computer by downloading the latest image from Lenovo and also ran the system companion to receive all updates.  Currently running Windows 10 version 1709.  The only way to get the mouse pointer back to to restart the machine.  Any ideas? Also noticed that if I close the lid and then wait until the machine enters sleep mode,  once lid is opened the mouse pointer comes back.

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Hello, i happened to have a problem lately with mouse and mouse pointer. Yesterday i was playing a game and my pc suddenly started freezing and laging. So i hard reset him after that i boot into windows 8 and my mouse wasnt working at all. And pointer was no were to be seen either. Today i tried restoring pc but that dont help me. In bios and in advance startup options mouse is working. So i assume its in the windows. My specs are:
windows 8.1
gigabyte z77-hd3
intel core i5-3570k 3.8ghz
16 gb ram
Western digital 1TB HDD
nvidia geforce gtx 650 1GB
fsp 750W PSU
I tried everything except reinstalling windows (OS was installed week ago).

A:Mouse pointer dissapear-mouse not working

I have heard of stability issues on those Gigabyte motherboards where people are having those problems with their mice.

Is your BIOS up to date? maybe it will contain an update on the website for the BIOS that improves system stability.

Is this a PS2 Mouse, or a USB mouse. If a USB, disconnect and then reconnect. If its a USB mouse that is wireless, make sure the battery is good, and if you have another computer, do a test.

Also try to boot from your Windows Installation Media and see if your mouse shows there, could give it a try.

If freezing and lagging during gaming, then could be possible overheating. Do you have a program installed like HWmonitor checking your CPU and GPU thermals. Make sure they aren't getting to hot.

If problem continues to persist. I would start troubleshooting. If you have another computer. or spare hard disk that is SATA, try installing windows on that, and try to duplicate the issue, if it comes back, rule out the hard drive.

Next would be either the GPU, RAM, or Motherboard. You would have to stress test the GPU by using Furmark, or similar program, like MSI Kombuster. If GPU stress test passes, move on to Memory.

while computer is powered down, and PSU off or unplugged. remove and reseat the memory modules, making sure they are fully seated, Do memory diagnostics with memtestx86 or something similar, and do a few passes, If memory check passes, Its more than likely there is a problem with the motherboard.

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the mouse pointer is a grey arrow and will not change via the control panel mouse pointer settings. also the pointer disappears when a program is opened. this happened on a start up. please help if you can ?

A:mouse pointer stopped working

Hi ..
Before you dig too far into it ... try to do a system restore ... back to the last Wds update ... see if it work ..

Good luck .

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Hello all, My HP Laptop mouse-pad has stopped working. I have no idea if one of my kids touched something but any help to resolve this would be very much appreciated.

thanks in advance,

A:Mouse-pad on Laptop not working

Often one of the F keys at the top of the keyboard disable the mouse pad

used in combination with the FN key - sometimes F9 or F11

have a look at the images on the keys and see if one looks like a pad
maybe with a line through

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I have an HP G6000 notebook that is working fine except that when I try to connect certain USB Mouse devices to it they are not installed correctly. The installation routine starts as normally but always ends up saying that the device has not been installed successfully.

Strangely, one wirelss usb mouse installs and works fine.

I have tried running Linux Mint from a USB stick and all the mice work fine, so that seems to rule out the hardware as the problem.

I'm guessing that an .inf file is corrupted but what one?

Incidentally, the touchpad device works fine as do the usb ports for any other device that is plugged in..

Any advice greatly appreciated.


A:USB Mouse Not Working on Laptop

Install the software first then when prompted plug in the device.

Uninstall the troubled devices (drivers) reboot. Install the software first.

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HI, I was working with Frank with this closed thread ( http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1102472-mouse-pointer-issue.html ) . It looks like I am having the issue again, only more so. I run the following 3 scans adwcleaner, malwarebytes and super antispyware 3 times a week but it doesnt seem to be helping anymore.

Is there anything else I can do?


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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3758 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1751 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466135 MB, Free - 309620 MB; F: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 468102 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO, N/A, N/A
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled

I have been trying to get the left and right clickers on my internal mousepad to work and nothing I do seems to work. The mousepad itself works fine and I can use it, but not the clickers. When I go into Device Manager, it says that it's got the Alps-Pointing Device driver installed. I tried to uninstall this driver twice but everytime I do and restart my computer, it comes back installed. What to do. :-(

Also, I can click the on the pointers and they do click on an object, highlight it, but it will not double click on either, so nothing opens.

Help would be greatly appreciated!

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I Have no idea why but the mouse on my sons laptop has stopped working ( its the external mouse) - testing on my laptop the mouse is fine.
Ive deleted driver and reinstalled - no change.
any ideas please?

A:Mouse has stopped working on laptop

where should i start i have ran various programmes such as malwarebytes and cccleaner

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Below is my hijack this log. I have an Acer Aspire 3000 laptop, it is only 2 years old. Worked perfect last night. Today I booted it up and the mouse wouldn't work. I bought an external mouse and it worked, but the keyboard didn't. Got an external keyboard & it works. Did my keyboard & mouse fry at the same time? Or is there some evil behind all this?
Thank you!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:48:32 PM, on 11/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Arcade\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\QtZgAcer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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Hello, The mouse on my laptop will not scroll, so I am only able to do this by using the touchscreen which is frustrating. I have recently had HP fix my laptop due to battery problems and now the mouse not scrolling has occurred. Any help with this would be very much appreciated.

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hello, i have a toshiba laptop (wich is not very old) and the mouse stopped working, so far i have rolled back the driver, than i updated it again if you could please help me fix this problem that would be greatly appriciated. (in device manager it says that it is working properly) thank you sooo much

A:mouse on laptop stopped working

Uninstall the mouse/touchpad driver and reboot.

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I cant use keyboard and mouse. Ive seen that their is a driver problem . So please give me the driver link or else what shall i do.  Thanking You.

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ60-420US laptop running Vista. The computer has a touch pad for mouse operation. I messed around in the Mouse Properites box a day ago to adjust the senitivity of the mouse and may have clicked on something I should have not. After starting the computer up, I can get no response to move the mouse arrow. I figured out how to bring up Control Panel and access the mouse properites box but cann't access anything there. Had no problems with the mouse before messing with it. Could someone please help me. Thanks Guyinak.

A:Solved: Mouse not working on laptop

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I have toshiba satellite L305D, I have installed Windows 7 build 7600. I have a strage problem, my keyboard works fine in BIOS and any 16 BIT environment like in PE for Windows XP, but stops working in Windows environment. But if i resume my laptop from Standby or Hibernate, keyboard starts working fine. I tried seraching every forum, even with toshiba forum, still no response.

This error is totally OS indipendent, i.e I tried installing windows XP both 32bit and 64 bit, the problem is same, and with vista also problem is same. And one more thing to install Vista and XP I have to use external USB keyboard but thanks to windows 7 that it had included onscreen keyboard during Preinstallation Environment also.

Hope to get suggestive answer in no time.

and sorry for my bad english

A:Laptop Keyboard and Mouse Not working

Still No any suggestions???

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hy, i got a windows 10 laptop , it's been a year now, i didn't have any mouse issues before but suddenly today when i plugged my mouse in , the mouse pointer is not moving , but the light is glowing in my mouse , i am managing it in the touch pad , but how am i supposed to play counter strike with touch pad?....please help me fix this 

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I have a 3 year old compaq laptop running windows xp service pack 2. Every once in a while the left click button stops working. i put in my wireless mouse and use it but i let it sit for a day or two turned off and then it works again, but this time it won't work again. does anyone have any good ideas on how to fix this?

A:Laptop mouse right click stopped working

so i meant that the left click button doesn't work. The left click won't do anything

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After my 2.5-year-old hard drive died about a week ago, I bought a new one and installed it two days ago. Everything was going perfectly until today, when my touchpad mouse suddenly stopped responding to anything. This has happened before, and usually it's fixed by restarting the computer, so I shut down the laptop and started it back up again. However, instead of booting up, I got a black screen with a series of random characters (about 10 of them), and Vista never started, no matter how long I left it. I can't believe that this new hard drive is already broken after two days. What could cause this issue? (For reference, the new drive is a Seagate one...never used one before, don't know how reliable they are.)

A:Mouse stopped working, now laptop won't start

Have you checked to make sure that the drive is securely attached to the connector in the laptop?

Can you post the 10-characters that are showing?

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To start, here is my computer information:
Processor type: AMD Athlon (tm) 64 X2 Dual-core processor tk-55 1.80 GHz


Hard Drive size/free space:
Local Disk (c)- 83.1GB free/140GB
HP recovery- 1.80GB free/ 8.42GB
32-bit operating system

My husband told me today that the right click portion of the embedded mouse isn't working.
The left-click and the navigation portion of the mouse work fine.
And I know there are short cut keys that you can use to copy/paste, but I would like to know if there is something I can do myself to help fix this issue? A virus couldn't be causing this, could it?

Thank you for any help you can give me.

A:Right-click portion of laptop mouse isn't working

One thing I would suggest is, go into the Mouse options (Start > Control Panel > Mouse) and change the left click to a right click, make sure it isn't a Software issue, I doubt it is, but just to make sure.

If it works fine when you switch the function of the left-click, then you know it's possibly a busted button, not too much you can do other then send it in for repairs..

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Dear Computer Helpers..

I've recently played with a program called Easy Macro Recorder. In the process,

I did some bad stuff to my computer. I fixed most of it but there is one big



I've googled answers for the past 2 hours and phoned up Samsung (I have a Samsung

R530) . They tell me to uninstall reinstall the driver, and reboot. It has not

helped for the past 3x. I did this reinstallatio through control panel > mouse >

uninstall . I also did it through device manager.





They said to click on SETTINGS and find VIRTUAL SCROLLING but I cannot find that

tab. Not sure what to do! please help :-/

Also, as a bonus, if anybody knows how to use Easy Macro Recorder, please let me

know. It seems useful! (and the youtube tutorial was lousy)

Also.. I should mention I used windows 7 home edition.


A:Laptop mouse scroll and zoom not working

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Ok so a whole slew of problems, and I am sure there is a simple solution, if not then theres always a technician I can make a visit to.

I own a HP Pavillion Laptop dv2618ca - bought it at best buy on boxing day. I DO have antivirus running - Kaspersky antivirus so I know this is not a virus issue or some sort of hack that I downloaded. I don't download anything on my school laptop - everything i put on it is bought and legitimate.

Alright So it starts with my deciding to update my computer and get it running up to date. I did windows Update and went through all that and it restarted computer - it was fine. I decided to update my graphics drivers so I headed over to the HP website and got it, but realized - HEY, this driver is an old driver. There is a newer version out but nVidia.com doesnt have the driver for my laptop. Ok, lets head over to laptopvideo2go and see if there is a 3rd party driver. As a note, I have used them before they always worked fine. I looked for compatibility on the driver i decided to install and it said it would work.

Installed it and then.. I get the dreaded BSOD. Well, not to worry ive dealt with it before so I decide to boot safe mode... No dice, the laptops keyboard isnt working. Neither is the mousepad when it tries to do a system repair and asks me to do a system restore.

**NOTE** i am trying to avoid the restore as I have important class notes and e-mails in my "outlook" ( now windows mail) that I NEED. I have not made ... Read more

A:LAPTOP: BSOD, Mouse, Keyboard not working


Originally Posted by luiscocneicao

. . .I own a HP Pavillion Laptop dv2618ca - bought it at best buy. . . I get the dreaded BSOD. Well, not to worry ive dealt with it before so I decide to boot safe mode... No dice, the laptops keyboard isnt working. Neither is the mousepad when it tries to do a system repair and asks me to do a system restore.

**NOTE** i am trying to avoid the restore as I have important class notes and e-mails in my "outlook" ( now windows mail) that I NEED. I have not made a restore point and can not afford to lose these files. also why i am avoiding the whole system reset. Plus i don't have the vista cds and don't want to order and wait for them.

External USB mouse and Keyboard not loading either, so hitting F8 to get to the damn safe mode boot doesnt work either. . . thanks

First, the default location that Windows Mail uses is:
c:\users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail. A system restore would not affect this.

Do you know whether or not your laptop contains a hidden recovery hard drive partition? It most likely would be drive d:. To activate the HP Recovery Manager, press "F11" repeatedly upon boot-up; however, you said that your keyboard does not work. My only suggestion at this time, assuming the recovery hard drive partition exists, would be to force the laptop to crash on boot-up as this would most likely cause the HP Recovey Manage... Read more

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So this has been going on for a while now. When I am at my mothers house I plug in the mouse to my laptop and it works for a while but then it makes the disconnect sound and the lights are still on on the mouse. Then it keeps on making disconnect and recconect sounds and sais cannot connect to device. I have reinstalled the drivers and mouse and everything no luck. The strangest part is that everywere else my mouse works just fine. The temperature is actually slightly warmer at the places I use it other then my mothers house so heat should be not a problem and it is on the same user using the same programs and on the same cooling pad. Any other questions please respond. Also I forgot after a while sometimes the mousepad on the laptop stops working a while after the external mouse stops working.

A:External and built in mouse on laptop not working

Hello and welcome zightbaoe mate try these for starters


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < DO NOT run on a SSD
then these




download from bleeping computer

delete any rubbish they come up with.

You can also check the temps with Speccy and let us know what they are please
Speccy - Download

If you like you could reseat the memory sticks.

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Hi, this problem started a few days back, when I installed the USB drivers for a LG C105 mobile phone(maybe unrelated) on a Sony Vaio NS230E, after the installation, my USB mouse stopped working, I installed the same drivers on my desktop too without any problems. Note that the Touchpad still work, so does the USB, detects flash drivers and my phone (Google Nexus S).
I took these steps before becoming completely clueless, here they follow:
1. tried other USB ports.
2. Other mouse.
3. reboot.
4. Uninstalled the driver stated above.
5. System restore to 2 days back.
6. Installed the drivers for my mice.
7. My windows wasn't up to date so I installed all the important updates and some bug fix optional updates.
8. Tried Microsoft Fixit. Note: I had 2 mice that have already been connected to this laptop, when I connect them, they light up, but they don't work, and they do not show in device manager. But when I connect my desktop's mouse (which I've never used on this laptop) Windows shows an "Unrecognized Device" dialog. And I see an unrecognized device under the USB section in device manager. I ran Microsoft Fixit in this situation but obviously it did nothing.
9. Today I inserted a Windows 7 disc and had the PC boot from it. Was hoping that maybe repair or complete re-installation may fix it, but apparently, it won't because the USB mouse still doesn't work in Windows installation wizard. I'm completely clueless now.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in adva... Read more

A:Laptop USB mouse stopped working, and I'm clueless

In device manager or system information does it mention any conflicts?

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I have a just bought a new Acer Aspire 4810T laptop. It froze a while ago and after turning it off and on again the keyboard and the mouse pad are not working. When starting up the keyboard works when entering the set or using F2 key however after it starts up the keyboard and the mouse pad don't work.

Can someone help me on this?


A:Acer Laptop keyboard and Mouse not working

reboot your computer and after your bios has done its check, before windows begins to load, press F8 to access the advanced boot options. You can try to boot last known good configuration from there.
See it that helps first

good luck

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I'm helping a friend with his laptop because since only a few days ago, the keyboard and mouse stopped working. I had him reboot it a few times but no effect.
I brought over a live linux CD and booted off of that, the touchpad mouse and keyboard worked perfectly.

So I'm guessing there is something with Windows that is stopping it from working. Laptop running Vista Home

Been searching the net and forums but haven't found a solid fix for this.

A:Laptop Keyboard & Mouse stopped working

What's the make and model of the laptop?

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a few weeks ago my mousepad stopped working so i got a wireless mouse out and started to use that. well my finger hit the mousepad a few minutes later and it started to work. it always happens when i turn my computer on and after a few minutes itll happen. even right now it wasnt working until i tried it again and it worked perfectly. can anyone help?

A:mouse on laptop stops working randomly

See if updated drivers available for your mousepad.

Mousepad may need replacement.

Regards. . .



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So recently for a few weeks now my mouse and keyboard stop working after I turn my laptop on. Meaning the mouse arrow wont appear on the screen or not move at all and my keyboard keys won't work at all except for the brightness and screen off keys. Usually I resolve this by restarting it but it gets on my nerves because it happens everyday now and sometimes I have to restart the laptop twice or more to get the mouse and keys working again. Also the laptop's touch screen also does not work when this happens. Sure I can touch the screen and it responds but touch typing usually does not work. Heck today this happened when I was on a website. The mouse and keyboard just suddenly stopped working and the touch screen would not let me type.So I was forced to restart it. Please help

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I'm not a computer person, so I apologize in advance if I get terms wrong. All information regarding specifications are from the HP Support Assistant.  I have an HP Pavilion G6 Notebook (Product number A4A93UA#ABA)I'm running Windows 7 (64-bit)My microprocessor (if this matters) is an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @2.40GHzI have 4GB of system memoryThe pointing device is Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPadHopefully I didn't miss anything important. I'm having a few problems, mainly the left mouse button isn't working at all. I've searched and searched for an answer but I can't seem to find one. The touchpad itself is working perfectly. I can double tap to click, tap and drag to highlight, etc. The right mouse button is working fine as well. It brings up a menu everytime like it's supposed to. The left button on the other hand, isn't working at all. I've had the computer for about 6 months, so my warranty is still in tact. I was just hoping to find a simple fix before I go through the process of sending it back to HP or Best Buy. At first, the left button seemed laggy. It would work sometimes, and not others. Then it stopped completely (all within a time frame of a few days) This happened about a month ago. Since then, I've been searching for answers, and just dealing with it. even though it's super annoying!  Another thing I've noticed is that around the time that the mouse button itself has stopped working, my start menu was cleared out entirely.... Read more

A:HP Laptop left mouse button not working

I want to say it is a hardware issue but the thing about part of the menus disappearing makes me wonder if it is a virus. I would try a Windows preboot environment CD like Hiren's and see if the mouse works with different software. But that is a longshot and the likely answer is that the mouse circuit board is bad. The only other thing you could try is a factory restore.

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I have a HP Pavilion TX 2000. About 2 months ago my wireless mouse stopped working. I changed out the batteries and it still doesn't work.

I also tried another wireless mouse, and still nothing.

One mouse is a Tagrus and the other is an HP, if that makes any difference.

Any ideas on how I can fix this?

A:Wireless mouse stopped working on laptop

Can you find a wired mouse to try as a test, or even a usb flash drive to make sure your usb ports are working?

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I'm currently running Windows XP on my laptop and after working for a while the laptop and touch pad will lock up. They stop responding but things on the screen keep going. such as a web page loading or a program running so I know the whole laptop has not locked up. Other things on it such as the cd-rom work and such. I have tried to plug in a keyboard and a mouse but it still doesn't respond. I have even jumped over to Linux and reinstalled Windows a few times hoping it might fix it but I keep getting this problem.

A:Laptop keyboard and mouse stop working

It would help to know what kind of laptop it is..

You get the same problem even in Linux?
The separate mouse and keyboard you tried.. Were they USB or PS/2?
The embedded touchpad and keyboard may be hardwired to the PS/2 controller, that may be malfunctioning. USB keyboard and mouse should work.

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I just reformatted the HDD on my girlfriends laptop and now the touchpad mouse is not working properly. The scroll wheel doesn't work and when scrolling down on a web page with the keyboard it goes step by step. Are their any settings that I need tochange to make it work right?

A:Laptop touchpad mouse is not working properly

Some touchpads require specific drivers installed. Did you install these from the manufacturer? This is the integrated one on the laptop not add-in devices?

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Hi, I have a Windows 8.1 Lenovo notebook and a Toshiba Satellite Windows 7 laptop, and a mouse, lol.

Well, the mouse has been working fine for 4 months, but suddenly, the mouse has stopped working in my Toshiba laptop. As I didn't know how to fix it, and as Toshiba laptop was full of crap, I've just formatted its HDD and made a clean install of Windows 8.1 and updated everything.

After that, I've plugged the mouse in and the same error: it connects and disconnects all the time. Sometimes, if I'm in the Device Manager refreshing the devices, mysteriously it start to work, but just for a few minutes. Sometimes, and just sometimes, the Device Manager shows that there's an unknown device connected to a USB port that is not working. The error code is 43.

That mouse works perfectly in my other notebook, the lenovo. I've connected a different mouse to the Toshiba and it works perfectly, in any port. So that makes me say this:

-The mouse is not broken, cause it works in my other laptop
-Toshiba's USB ports work nice cause any other device I connect works seamlessly
-After a clean install, it can't be a software problem

So... what the hell is going on?


A:Mouse suddenly stopped working in just 1 laptop

Sound like a driver problem.

Did you do the clean Windows install from the Lenovo recovery partition and install all the system specific drivers? If not, visit the Lenovo Support site. Unlike some laptops, my Lenovo Yoga 13 didn't come with an automatic driver update program. You have to download their drivers and such.

They have changed their support site several times so now it's very easy to get the right drivers.

Home - Lenovo (US)

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