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Q: Touchpad Hotkey not working after latest Windows ...

I have a Lenovo Edge 2 (one of the Flex Series) that has been working great for the past 10 months. I usually use the mouse and turn of the touchpad so I don't accidentally move the cursor while typing. On this machine, the F6 key enables/disables the touchpad.NORMALLY: a notification comes up briefly on the screen when F6 is pressed (either a diagram of the touchpad, or a diagram with a diagonal line across the touchpad); there is a "live" icon in the lower right hand tray of the display that indicates when the touchpad is disabled.PROBLEM: Yesterday evening an automatic Windows 10 update occured, and the touchpad could no longer be disabled (the notification came up, but the touchpad worked even when the notifcation indicated that it should be disabled); also, the "live" icon was gone. TEMPORARY FIX: I uninstalled the Windows 10 update, and resinstalled the Synaptics driver for the touchpad (from the Lenovo website), and everything is back to normal. I have prevented automatic updates by making my internet connection "metered", but I work in many places, and use different networks, and don't want to have to keep all of them "metered".MY QUESTION: Any ideas what this update is doing to mess up my touchpad, and how to fix it? (I would like to allow the updates)?

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Preferred Solution: Touchpad Hotkey not working after latest Windows ...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


I just updated my Acer ES1-511 notebook (Win 8.1 x64) and my touchpad stopped working after restart.I went to the Acer driver website and reloaded the Elantech driver, rebooted, and same problem.I went to the Acer driver website and reloaded the Intel I/O driver chipset, rebooted, and reloaded the Elantech driver.Still no success. Help. Laptop is of limited use without touchpad.

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A:Acer ES1-511 Touchpad stopped working after latest...

Go to the Acer download site for ES1-511 and get the I/O Drivers from Intel and reinstall this.us.Acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers/5345;-;Aspire %20ES1-511Be sure to select Win8.1 64-bit as OS.

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Latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Windows 10
Synaptics Touchpad Driver Download Page

Date: August 3rd 2015

For Windows 10 PS/2, SMBus, and IC2 Devices
Release Notes:

System enhancements

A:Latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Windows 10

Hooray!! The driver version fixes the inability to permanently turn-off the tapping function on my HP DV7. Looks like it also can filter the accidental tapping caused by inadvertently touching the graphics tablet while typing.

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I just bought HP 250 G5 with Windows 10.Hotkeys (Fn) don't work and I can't find any drivers that can fix this.What do I need to do to make them work? (So far I checked BIOS and they are enabled there) Thanks

A:HP 250 G5 hotkey not working (Windows 10)

Hi: The only suggestion I can offer would be to install the HP System Event Utility from your notebook's support page. This package contains the HP System Event Utility, which enables special function keys on supported notebook models to be programmed. For example, HP System Event Utility enables users to press the Fn+ESC keys to view system information. This package is provided for supported models running a supported operating system. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp76001-76500/sp76383.exe

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I have ThinkPad P50 and I am loving it, but there are a few things that I miss from my Dell days.It appears there is no way to automatically disable touchpad when usb mouse is connected.  I am looking for next best option.   Is there a way to set a hot-key to enable and disable touchpad?thanksPaul 

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Hi, When I'm pressing alt+shift+l I get synaptics touchpad debug information. As this is a combination, that in Polish Programmer keyboard layout is typically used to get letter ?, this key binding is really annoying. The only way to disable this that I've found so far is to uninstall synaptics driver. Though this means also loosing touchpad gestures so I'm reluctant to go this way. As far as I was using WIndows 7, this was not an issue. Anybody has an idea, how to disable this key binding?


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A:How to disable touchpad diagnostics hotkey (alt+shift+l)

As described in this answer on the Microsoft website:Open a command prompt with administrator privileges. To do this, right-click Start and select Command Prompt (Admin).Type the following as a single line into the command prompt window and press Enter:reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SynTP\Parameters\Debug /v DumpKernel /d 00000000 /t REG_DWORD /fReboot the computer.

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Is it possible to turn off and on the touchpad  with a hotkey?

A:Turn on/off touchpad with hotkey for Dell XPS 13 (XPS L322X)

I have a Dell XPS 13 and this has bugged me for a year. I've finally fixed it though, via a registry command line:
To turn the trackpad off, run 
reg add "HKCU\Software\Cypress TrackPad Driver\Device Select" /v EnableTrackPad /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
To turn the trackpad on, run 
reg add "HKCU\Software\Cypress TrackPad Driver\Device Select" /v EnableTrackPad /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
Note that turning the trackpad off shows a slight delay in it taking effect.
To automate these commands, save each command to a batch file, e.g. turnoff.bat, turnon.bat, then you can run them from either the windows run command (Window key + start typing path to the bat file) or via a short-cut app, like slickrun.


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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad E560. Above the number pad, there are four keys, a calculator, a lock, a sphere that means "internet", and a folder. Three of them (calculator, internet, folder) work, but the "lock screen" does nothing. I have tried:1. Installing "Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration" for Windows 10 off the Lenovo website2. Pressing the "Fn" key while pressing the lock screen key Neither of these things made it work. The key is not physically broken - if I press it in certain contexts (such as when the Desktop is showing) I get a Windows "ding" sound (the same way you get if you press any other key Windows doesn't recognize at the Desktop). For some reason the system just doesn't seem to know what to do with it, even with Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration installed. This is a brand-new install of Windows 10 on a laptop I just bought (used), so I cannot say whether or not the key worked in the past. I *can* lock Windows using the Windows key + L shortcut. Does anyone have any ideas how to get the "lock screen" key working?

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After fresh installing Windows 10, the Brightness hotkeys (Fn + F8/F9) do not work. I've tried installing Hoteky driver from the HP website but I got an error about missing .NET 3.51 framework. I was able to check that I actually have NET 4 so I'm not sure what I should do. Please help.

A:Brightness hotkey not working after freesh Windows 10 instal...

Hi: You install net framework 3.5 from the add programs menu in W10... Go to:  Control Panel>Programs>Turn Windows Features on or Off>Check the box to add Net Framework 3.5.

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I try to install latest Windows 10 on my Lenovo G40-30.But I stuck on screen selecting language, time, keybord. Either touchpad mouse or usb mouse (all three ports) does not work (no cursor etc). I also can't press Next button because keyboard does not work too. Please give advice. Thanks.

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Hi everyone, I'm new here and was wondering if I could get some help with the most frustrating problem I've come across since I got this computer.

About a week ago, I was using my computer and although I had downloaded the next to latest Windows Update I had not restarted my computer for the changes to come into effect. I normally leave it running, so this was the first time in a couple of days that my machine was off, for any reason. After it booted back up, however, it could not connect to the internet either by LAN or WLAN even though it says it is connected and I can browse the other computers/devices on my network.

I disabled my wireless card in case of conflict and tried to connect solely by ethernet cord to my wireless router, but it did not work. I then tried giving it a direct connection to the modem, but still no dice. The router is definitely not the problem because the other wired and wireless devices around my house connect perfectly to the internet. I know the ethernet cord isn't a problem also as I've tried connecting my PS3 to the router with it and it worked fine.

Since I know the LAN hardware is there, I tried to reinstall the drivers from Dell's website (an Intel LAN driver and a Realtek one) but was told by the Realtek driver installer that there was no hardware detected which only served to confuse me further.

I only want to reinstall Vista if I really, really have to...but if it has to be done, it has to be done. Thanks in advance for any he... Read more

A:LAN and WLAN not working after latest Windows Update

Go back a week before you installed the updates with System Restore. Either way post the results for further help.
System Restore - How to

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Since the latest update most of my usb ports are not working.Microsoft says HP computer driver is not compatible with this update and this is the cause.... now what do I do?

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I have Windows 10 Home version 1607 build 14393.321 on top of my Lenovo Z51-70 80K6 laptop. Fn+F7 hotkey is supposed to turn flight mode on or off, but it doesn't. All other Fn-keys work as expected.I don't know what to do to make Fn+F7 toggle flight mode. I can provide more information if you need it. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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I don't know what the latest update was but it updated when I was shutting down my laptop (Compaq CQ60). I am running Win7 Ultimate x86 and have never had any problems.

I plugged in my USB mouse from my PC and the laptop accepted it and let me use the mouse, but I was still unable to use my keyboard/touchpad

Can anyone help me with this issue? I tried booting in safemode but my keyboard doesnt work so I cant scroll to it.

I also noticed that my laptop did a Checkdisk or something along that lines, I believe thats what its called.

Please any information will be appreciated!

A:Latest Win7 update disabled my keyboard/touchpad! Help!

Did some tinkering around. I noticed that the laptop keyboard will only work once I plug in an external keyboard through the USB port which allows me to use each keyboard if I choose.

I updated the keyboard driver already and it didnt fix anything.

I also tried to locate a driver for the touchpad but HP's website did not have anything listed for the Compaq Presario CQ60-410US model.

Should I consider uninstalling the recent update if I can or what? Little stuck and frustrated.

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Hi!I see there are a lot of questions regarding the Radeon Video Display drivers.Anyone else experience this:After the latest patching of the Radeon video drivers last week (12th. of August) my screen turned black. If I try to reboot the display freeze after about 15 seconds - during the boot process (with the dots going around under the HP logo!) It took some time before I realized what was wrong, so I completely reinstalled the Windows 10 OS twice. So this is what happens:- I completely wipe the HD with a new Windows 10 installation.- I get a notification that the Radeon video driveres is not optimal.- And after about 20-30 minutes the screen goes black.- If I try to reboot, the machine is stuck on the HP logo with the dots going around! I did this procedure twice before I understood that nothing is actually wrong with the computer.The second time I managed to change the boot procedure so I could press F8 and push the machine into Safe boot. So now the goal is to find correct drivers, and downgrade in Safe mode. Anyone tried that? Is there a trick, maby download the drivers on another machine and bring them over using a USB stick? Kind regards,Jarle 

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The message

"The ordinal 840 could not be located in the dynamic link library c:\Users\...\iexplorer.exe" is displayed when I try to run Internet Explorer after the latest update to Windows 10 (12/13
July 2017).
How can I correct or get a new download to iExplorer 11?

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Dear All
Please help urgently.
Suddenly my Windows Explorer crashed and it recovered, and since then none of the apps are working in my system including store, settings, 3rd party apps etc. None of them.
On click any app black screen comes up for 1-2 seconds and it disappears.
Please help.
Thank you in advance.

A:Windows 8.1 Latest Updates , Apps stopped working

Right click on start, click on Command Prompt (Admin). This will open command prompt window.Copy the entire command powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode
-Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.XMLPaste it on command prompt window and hit enter. This will execute the command.
Check if this fixed the issue.

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Hello everyone,

My pc specs are as follows:

1)Intel 4670 K
2)Asus Sabertooth Z87
3)12 GB DDR3 ram
4)Windows 8.1 Pro x64
5)Razer DeathAdder 2013 mouse
6)Logitech Usb keyboard

My pc was working fine until yesterday night when july windows update was downloaded and installed.

Then when today morning i booted up my pc all my usb devices stopped working, I cannot use my mouse or keyboard when my windows is booted.

However, I am able to use my mouse and keyboard fine in UEFI bios without any issue.

I tried clearing cmos,changing ports,enable and disable legacy usb in bios,enable and disable intel xhci still my mouse and keyboard are not working when windows boots up.

I tried system restore using windows 8 cd but it ends up giving some error during restore and says unable to restore.

I am able to access my system registry and explorer using the windows 8 cd.

Is there anyway i can solve this issue without having to format my pc?.

Thank you,I hope i provided all the info needed for the topic if I am missing anything please let me know.

A:No USB ports working after latest windows update installed

Can you boot in Safe Mode ?

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Yesterday when I turned off my laptop it said it was installing a windows update 1 of 1 and do not shut down computer. After about 15 minutes or so it was still not installed and since I'm having seperate issues with my battery I didn't let it finish and took out the battery.I put the battery back in rebooted and started in safe mode. Shut down turned it back on again and everything was fine. But today I'm having issues with my laptop. Certain things on websites I can click on... but nothing happens. Windows Media Player doesn't load or show up. Most everything seems to working fine, just a few little annoying things.Waht can I do to fix this? I hade normal windows updates today which were updated so all seems to be OK. Just a few annoting little things. What I can I do?

A:Problems With Latest Windows Update - Some Functions Not Working

Try restoring to the last windows restore point and allow the updates to run properly (on mains power).

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Hi there

I'm a user of Gadwin Printscreen which I have been using for years, I have been using it all week normally i just start the program, hit PrtScn key and it brings up a dialogue allowing me to take snapshots but this time it didn't.

I have tried installing a later version the hotkey does not work on this either, so I put on an earlier image (made last week) I had and the hotkey worked fine, ran windows update, and it stopped working.

Is there any way I can check which program is using which hotkeys ?


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Hello We have just started to put our own image on the Revolve 810 G2 laptop and after installing the hp hotkey drivers have noticed that some of the hotkeys are not working. The keys that are not working are: fn + F1fn + F2fn + F8fn + F9fn + F10 Is there other hp software/drivers that should be installed to make these work? Thanks

A:Revolve 810 G2 - hotkey's not working

NZnewbie Restart the System Push F10 for the BIOS Go to Advenced Menu / Device Coniguration / activate FN Key Switch Reboot  

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I must have set a windows system hotkey?

I have f/8 set as a photoshop hotkey...recently when I hit f/8 it caused a semi transparent deep blue screen with two large gear graphics in the center to pop up over my screen.

I cannot for the life of me figure out how I set that.

I do have a macro program, MacroExpress running, but it does not have any setting in it for f/8.

I thought it might have come from windows media player (I'm running version 11) but I cannot find any setting of f/8 in the WMP menus.

anyone have a guess how I set this? and how to turn it off?


Tom O'Connell

A:Phanton Hotkey working...

When you hit F8 in Photoshop, what have you set it up to do?

For the life of me, I couldn't imagine how you set that up. When did this start occuring (or at least, when did you first notice this)?

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Hi! I'm on Windows 7 Pro x64 on my Probook 640 G2. I recently installed Windows 7 (coming from 10) and installed all drivers from HP's driver site, now everytime i push a button. For example vol+/-, mute, screen brightness+/-, the Wifi button I always get the error "hpCaslNotification has stopped working" While the buttons do exactly what they are supposed to do. If I press for example vol- 10 times, I'll get 10 errors in a row all saying the same thing. Please help me out!!!Below I've pasted the extended error message: Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: hpCaslNotification.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 57ccde16
Fault Module Name: KERNELBASE.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.23572
Fault Module Timestamp: 57fd0696
Exception Code: e0434352
Exception Offset: 000000000001a06d
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1053
Additional Information 1: e374
Additional Information 2: e374b9907fdbd28466bef37946f4c19b
Additional Information 3: c259
Additional Information 4: c2599c4e3b147b23c37aae937c702771Thanks in advance!

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I have installed a new copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit onto a new machine.

Like my previous machine, I tried to change the input language from English to Korean with the right alt key.
It doesn't work. I've checked the keyboard with my laptop, right alt key changes the input language fine.

On my laptop (with working right alt key) in "Text Services and Input Languages" the default input language
is set to "Korean (Korea) - Microsoft IME." This is the only input language that has been set up.
I did the same with my new computer, but it doesn't work.

On my laptop when I hit the right alt key, the language would change as shown in the image above.

On my new computer when I hit right alt I hear the Windows exclamation sound and nothing happens.

Any help is much appreciated.

A:Microsoft IME (Korean) Right Alt Hotkey not working.

Hiyya JJ mate try a sfc and chkdsk for starters mate could be just a minor glitch.



My right Alt brings up File!!

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I have installed HP hotkey support on our new model of laptop (Probook 650G2). But it does not adjuct the brightnessvia the FN keys. We are using Windows 7 Enterprise. I have tried different versions of the hotkey support software but still wont work. The volume keys work fine. All the drivers are upto date with HP support assistant. 

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my brightness control hotkey is not working.i have windows 10 (64-bit) come with laptop.after some time hotkey for brightness stop working and i can not either chage brightness from display settings,brightness cann't change from any where else from laptop my battery drain fast.so please help to solve this problemprovide any link of latest driver.so it will be more helpfull

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my brightness control hotkey is not working.i have windows 10 (64-bit) come with laptop.after some time hotkey for brightness stop working and i can not either chage brightness from display settings,brightness cann't change from any where else from laptop my battery drain fast.so please help to solve this problemprovide any link of latest driver.so it will be more helpfull

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 laptop, a coulpe of days ago my wireless lan would not turn on using the fn+f8 key combination. I checked the device settings and everything is working okay. I checked the bios and the LAN is enable. When I try to use the connection software it says the the wireless LAN is not turned on. (plus the light is not lite up) Does anyone have any ideas how to resolve or bypass this issue.


A:Wireless Lan switch not working with hotkey

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The airplane mode hotkey is not working in my Lenovo G50-80 laptop. I have contacted Lenovo and then the sent a guy came up with a new keyboard and after diagnose he finds no hardware fault. Then he checked all the drivers and all of them were updated and he said it is a fault of windows 10. please help, it will be appreciated.

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I shut down my laptops once every week; they're either in sleep mode or hybernating. My P50 is currenly running Windows 7 Pro with all the drivers installed. I have changed bios settings such that the function keys behave as function keys and only act as media keys (or whatever they're called) when pressed in combination with the Fn key. All hotkeys work as they are intended to.However, resuming from hybernation causes only the reduce brightness key (Fn + F5) to stop performing although all other hotkeys work as they should. Pressing the F5 key by itself works normally; its just the Fn + F5 combination that doesn't work.Anyone experiencing this ?

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Other hotkeys work normally, both brightness up/down keys stopped working (did not update or make changes)

A:brightness hotkey stopped working

Hi,I don't know which processor/graphic is installed in your notebook.You can try downloading, save and install the appropriate graphic driver for your notebook:Intel:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=7815290&swItemId=ob_176908_1&swEnvOid=419...AMD:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=7815290&swItemId=ob_177365_1&swEnvOid=419...Restart system.RegardsVisruth

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I have a g80 touch. My son was messing with it and got a blue screen from Windows. I can not gain access to the restore with out the blue screen reseting the computer. I have tried the one Key restore and it just loads back to the main screen after doing a chkdsk. I am out of warranty and I have had this computer worked on by Lenovo longer then I have had use of it. I am very disappointed in Lenovo for the way I was treated. All that aside, is there anything I can do to restore back to factory settings? I've tried everything I know to do. I am a former Dell technician and I am very familiar with computers but this Lenovo is just not doing anything. It's been replaced once and sent into the factory 7 times for repair and now they refuse to give me any help because it's out of warranty. It went down 1 day after the warranty expired. I am at a loss and thinking of just buying another from Dell. Please if anyone has an idea on how to get this junker to restore please let me know. 

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

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I have an ES1-512 laptop and when I first got it the touchpad worked fine. I then started using a Microsft Wireless mouse and now the touchpad doesn't work. There is no driver installed for it and it doesn't appear in the device manager. If I do a search for new hardware it is not detected. I tried the fn f7 but this did not help. I tried using Acer Recovery but the touchpad is not listed so I can't load the driver. I even checked the website and again no driver for the touchpad. I have run out of ideas.

A:Touchpad not working in Windows 8.1

This may sound silly.  Because it's the first thing most would do.  But you didn't mention it. Did you check settings to make sure the touchpad is enabled?  You may have turned it off when setting up the mouse. To access settings in Win 8.1 it's Windows Key + C.  Or you can getting there by swiping right and bringing up the charms.

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Upon starting up my laptop the touchpad is no longer working, I am currently using a USB mouse but would like to use the touchpad. It have run a troubleshoot and it comes up with a code 10 error. I have also noticed that if i hit Fn and the touchpad button nothing happens but my keyboard will then stop working and i have to hit the power off and then on again and it then works. Also if i scroll over the touch pad my keyboard no longer works and cannot type until again I power off/on.
Please can anyone help with this, I have been looking into this for the last 3 hours and no joy at all
Many thanks

A:Touchpad not working, windows 7

additional note the message that comes up when troubleshooting also says Synaptics PS/2 Port Pointing Device has a driver problem

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Hey :-)
i just upgraded to Windows 10, and everything is working fine exept for my Elan touchpad.
I have never experienced it not working for Windows 8.
Please help.

A:Touchpad not working for windows 10.

Go to Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, click Mouse then select Elan option. You can enable the features you need.HTH.

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Last night (about 23 hours ago) I made shortcuts of my most used programs to my desktop. I then designated hotkeys to each shortcut as well as making the shortcuts "Hidden".

Last night, the Hotkeys were working perfectly, but now as I turned on my computer the hotkeys don't seem to work anymore.

Any kind of help is very much appreciated

A:Hidden Desktop Shortcuts' Hotkey not working

Making shortcuts hidden does not disable key combinations that you assign to them.

Please check whether key combinations are still assigned.
You can use this free program RJL Software - Software - Utility - Shortcut Key Explorer - Download
to check all of them in one place.

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Hi I just recently got a Y700 laptop( Model: 80NW0010US ). 15" Touchscreen versionJust recently the F5 Airplane Mode hot key has stopped working. It worked when I first received it a few days ago, and all of the other hotkeys are still working just fine. I should probably mention that the F5 key, itself, works. As I can still hit the F5 key and it will refresh the current web page. I can still turn airplane mode on/off through network settings, but I really want to fix the hotkey if possible. I've gone to Lenovo's support page and installed the following:-BIOS update-Energy_Manager_and_Flight_Mode_Driver-Battery Gauge-WLAN-Synaptics-Intel WLAN-Intel Management Engine Interface Driver-Intel Bluetooth-Intel Chipset-Lenovo Utility-Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver I have run the following programs(none of which show anything being infected/corrupted):-McAfee Antivirus-Malwarebytes-Command Prompt ( sfc and DISM ) None of the above helped in fixing the airplane mode hotkey. I will continue editing this post with drivers/fixes that I have tried. Thanks for looking and any help is much appreciated.

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A:Y700 Airplane Mode Hotkey not working

Synn wrote:Hi I just recently got a Y700 laptop( Model: 80NW0010US ). 15" Touchscreen versionJust recently the F5 Airplane Mode hot key has stopped working. It worked when I first received it a few days ago, and all of the other hotkeys are still working just fine. I can still turn airplane mode on/off through network settings, but I really want to fix the hotkey if possible. I've gone to Lenovo's support page and installed the following:-BIOS update-Energy_Manager_and_Flight_Mode_Driver-Battery Gauge-WLAN-Synaptics-Intel WLAN-Intel Management Engine Interface Driver-Intel Bluetooth-Intel Chipset-Lenovo Utility-Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver None of the above helped in fixing the airplane mode hotkey. I will continue edititg this post with drivers that I have tried. Thanks for looking and any help is much appreciated.Check your system for corruption or virus/spam/malware.

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I have re-installed, as a clean install, Win7 Pro 64 SP1, on a Lenovo T40.Every driver on the website had to be downloaded and installed.However, I cannot regain functionality on the 'Fn' blue keys, which turn the brightness /volume etc. up and down.Also windows update seems reluctant to find any updates......Is there a keyboard driver for this model?I had no such problem with my S200 model re-installation. Any help would be appreciated, thanks..

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Since upgrading my HP laptop to Windows 10 my touchpad has completely stopped working. I currently use a USB mouse but this isnt a solution.  First of all, when I unplug my USB mouse the pointer disappears completely. If I go into device manager in the 'mouse and other poiinting devices' section there doesnt seem to be an option for a touchpad. I have installed the most up to date drivers for the touch pad off your website countless times. I have tried reinstalling Windows 3 times and nothing has changed. I have had an on going conversation with Windows support for about 5 months and nothing has been resolved. I am incredibly disappointed with both HP and Windows for the lack of support and solutions to an update which was supposed to impove my computer experience. Here is the link to my conversation with Windows regarding this matter. I'm attaching it for reference so you can read it and perhaps suggest alternative options which haven't already been suggested to me. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/trackpad-no-longer-working-does...     

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Hello, I am using an HP Pavilion dm4-3050us with Windows 8.1, and the touchpad scrolling is not working. I upgraded exactly two weeks ago on October 17th, and the scrolling has been working perfectly fine until today. Since I discovered the problem, I have done everything I could. I reinstalled the driver, I restarted the computer multiple times, I have played with the settings, but nothing is working. There was another thread with the same problem, except that all the solutions that worked for those people did not work for me. I have multi-finger gestures turned on, and I have vertical scrolling turned on as well. What is interesting is that other gestures work perfectly fine, except for the gestures that require more than one finger. If I swipe in form the left side, I can switch between Windows 8 apps, and if I swipe in from the right side, the charms bar comes up. But I cannot scroll with two fingers, I cannot switch between apps with 4 fingers, and I cannot right click by tapping the touchpad with 2 fingers. These are all things that worked literally yesterday. Is there a reason that the touchpad can only register gestures that use one finger, but not those that use more than one finger? (When I try scrolling with two fingers, the mouse does not move. This tells me that the computer knows that I am trying to scroll, but is not doing it. I know this because when I try to scroll with two fingers on a page that cannot be scrolled, the mouse just stays in place.)&n... Read more

A:Touchpad scroll not working on Windows 8.1

Hi HP, I'm experiencing exactly the same problem, after the update multi-finger gesture just stopped working. Also, as explained by Nick, Multi-Finger gesture is turned on in the settings and when I tried to scroll, the pointer just doesn't move. Hope you could help us solve this. Thanks!

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Hey, after several hours of searching today for a solution for my non-working touchpad after the update to W10 some weeks ago, going through this whole forum, installing and uninstalling all kinds of drivers etc. I found a solution in another forum: All I had to do was pressing Fn - F7 on my Acer Nitro to enable the touchpad... Somehow the Windows 10 update seems to disable it since I never disabled/endabled it before - it never occured to me that this switch would somehow overrule all other settings etc. So before you go into a driver frenzy, try this one first... :-) Cheers, Tom

A:Solution for Windows 10 touchpad not working

My Iconia W510 showed similar problems. The touchpad worked under Win 10 for almost a week before it stopped responding. I did try Fn+F7 but to no avail. Drivers nor hardware could not be found in device manager, thus not reinstalled either. Win 10's system restore function did the trick for me.

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So I needed to disable the touch pad on my laptop and the icon in the task bar was not there like it was, I needed to re-install cause things were getting slow everything works like it should now. But I went to the Control Panel and went to where you would disable the touch pad and the disable button is grayed out. I don't know why and I want to disable it.

(Attached is what I see when I get to the mouse from the control panel)

A:Laptop touchpad not working Windows 8

Have you rebooted since?

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Need to troubleshoot HP split x2 running Windows 10. TouchPad and keyboard not working. Just stopped working.

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I just recently bought a Lenovo B570e. I've installed Windows 8 Pro 64bit on it. I want to get the windows 8 gestures on my touchpad. I've tried many things... installed two or three versions of Synaptics. The one on my laptop's drivers CD, from the synaptics website, from the lenovo's drivers page, and a couple others. With synaptics I can't get any gestures, even the scroll feature isn't working. I tried ELan on my drivers CD... and that enabled pinch to zoom and scrolling but how can I get all the Windows 8 gestures on my touch pad. Please tell me a step by step procedure, cause I'm not that good on these things yet.

A:Windows 8 gestures on touchpad not working

If the latest Lenovo drivers from the laptop's website don't do it, it is probable that your system does not support it. Remember that the gestures for Windows 8 were designed for touch screens, not touch-pads. I have a Samsung Series 7; it also doesn't support all of the gestures.

However, to overcome this, I purchased a Logitech Touchpad (the T650, I think). It does support the gestures. It is wireless and rechargeable.

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Laptop: Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5518
OS: Windows 8 Pro (clean install)

I recently purchased and updated to Windows 8 Pro. The touchpad works just fine but noticed gestures are not working. I did a Windows update, gestures still do not work. Weird how it's providing an older driver but I still tried it.

I then went to Synaptics website and downloaded and installed the lastest Windows 8 driver. I'm still not getting any gestures.

Under mouse settings in the control panel, my only options to configure buttons are left/right. No gesture settings. Other screenshots of this window I have seen have all kinds of gesture options.

Anyone have any suggestions to get gestures working for my laptop? Simple scrolling gesture would be nice!

If any other info is needed that I didn't already explain, please ask. Thanks!


A:Windows 8 touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything I could think of!

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