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synpatics pointing device

Posted by: Pat P.      19 Apr 2012 @ 11:49
synpatics pointing device

this icon is not working although I can enable touchpad using FN and F7. Cannot use laptop at all as cursor is not working

Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      19 Apr 2012 @ 15:13
RE: synpatics pointing device

Does it work in safe mode?
Did you recently update the drivers for it through Windows update? The updated windows driver doesn't work on all machines
If thats what happened, try a system restore back to a date before the problem

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Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      20 Apr 2012 @ 17:25
RE: synpatics pointing device

I have seen several machines with problems with the Synaptics drivers. try uninstalling the device through Device Manager. Then reboot and see if it is redetected correctly. You may find the Windows PS/2 mouse driver works as well if not better.

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