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Laptop help! Mouse pad not working, please help!

by gdelaroc / October 9, 2005 3:27 PM PDT

Here are my specs:

ACER Aspire 3500
Win XP
Standard set up for a 3500

My synaptics mousepad is not working. I have tried uninstalling the drivers, re installing and there is no response.

I can use my logitch wireless optical mouse (through usb port) , also both usb ports are working...but the mousepad is completely unresponsive...

can anyone help? let me know if you need any information...

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(NT) (NT) Sounds like repair is needed. Bring it to the shop.
by Kees Bakker / October 9, 2005 8:12 PM PDT
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Check that it's "enabled"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 12:00 AM PDT

Such an enable or disable can be in the BIOS as well as DEVICE MANAGER. If that's not it, the next most common is that it's unplugged inside the laptop and then outright failure. Use your good sense if you should be inside a laptop. Don't go where you can't pay for the consequences.

Is using an external a problem?

Bob

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