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#1 Alley Cat

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 01:23 PM

I have an Acer netbook for the last 14 months.  Suddenly today, the touchpad barely works at all.  I checked the control panel, nothing strange there, nothing disabled.  There is no mouse attached.

 

This is the strangest hardware failure I have ever seen.  Also, for most of the time,  the mouse cursors/pointers are invisible and stuck to the bottom left on the screen. I can hit CTRL to reveal location of mouse pointer.  The point settings for the default Windows pointer set.



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#2 hamluis

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:38 PM

I would go to Device Manager...and uninstall the touchpad drivers...then reboot.  On reboot, they will reinstall automatically.

 

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