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synaptics touchpad not working

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#1 danielsan


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Posted 22 March 2011 - 02:24 AM

Hello I have a gateway fx p-7805u laptop specs are

Windows Vista Home Premium (SP1, 64-bit)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26GHz, 3MB L2, 1066MHz FSB)
17" WXGA+ Glossy LCD display at 1440x900 (Reviewed with a 1920x1200 WUXGA Panel)
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS with 1GB GDDR3 memory
Intel 5100AGN Wireless
4GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM (2GB x 2)
320GB Western Digital Scorpio Black hard disk drive (7200RPM)
DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive with Labelflash
1.3 megapixel webcam, stereo speakers
120W (19V x 6.32A) 100-240V AC Adapter
9-cell 86.6Wh Lithium Ion battery
Dimensions (WxDxH): 15.75 x 11.75 x 1.3 1.7
Weight: 8lbs 15.6oz, 10lbs 8.8oz with AC adapter

and my touchpad just stopped working so I plugged in a external mouse. I went into device manager and under mouse and other pointing devices there was only my external mouse. I have tried fn+f7 I tried intalling a new driver from gateways website and for some reason that does not work. Any help is appreciated.

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 22 March 2011 - 02:25 AM

Have you had a look in the touchpad settings?

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#3 danielsan

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 06:54 PM

there are no settings for it it's like it just dissapeared one day.

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