The touchpad on my laptop hasn't been working for a few weeks now. I use a wireless mouse (plugged into usb). But whether that is plugged in or not my touch pad mouse doesn't work.
Any ideas or know where to look on computer.
This question was answered on December 2, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.
Here is how to install the drivers for your touchpad
Click on Start, go to Settings, then click on Control Panel
Double-click on Add New Hardware The Add New Hardware Wizard will begin
Click on Next
The Wizard will ask Do you want Windows to search for your Hardware? Choose No then click Next
You will now be asked to choose the Hardware Type you have installed Choose that particular device (e.g Display Adapter, Modem, Network Adapter etc.) then click on Next If you cannot determine your type of hardware from the list, choose Other Devices
The next screen will present you with a list of Manufacturers and Models Click on Have Disk
You now have to point the Wizard to the location of the driver Click on the Browse button
On the next screen, under Drives, choose the drive that holds your drivers (e.g Floppy Drive A, Hard Disk C, CD-ROM Drive)
Above the Drives section, a list of folders may appear Choose the correct path to your driver
A confirmation of the path to your driver will now be displayed If it is correct, click OK
You should now have the exact device you want to install displayed on the screen (or a small selection of similar devices If so, choose the appropriate device) Click OK
Click Next The driver will now be installed
The Wizard will prompt you after it has finished installing the driver Click on Finish
You may be prompted to re-start your computer
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Posted by Jerry of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 2, 2004