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Touchpad and 2 buttons not working on Toshiba Satellite A135-S7406


Good morning & Happy 2010. This must be that glitch they said would happen in 2000 Sorry for the goofy start. My niece has a Toshiba Satellite A135-S7406 with Vista. I think its about 2-3 years old. The Touchpad/buttons don't work. Yes I can use a USB mouse and that works but nothing at all with the Synaptics Pointing Device. It looks like drivers loaded and it says "working properly" ??? Any help please?
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Have you tried unistallling/reinstalling the software for the drivers?

Any idea of the history behind the progblem...as in it Worked for years then XXXX happened and it stopped working?

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Hi Steve, thanks for the Reply! I'm not sure of how long they haven't been able to use the Touch Pad. I think its been awhile though because they bought a wireless mouse for the Laptop. Yes I did download the drivers/software and I double clicked it. Then I think it uninstalled the old driver and installed the new drivers.

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Have you checked that the touchpad is actually turned on? Some laptops/netbooks have a key or key combination to turn it on/off.

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Pete, do you have any idea where it would be, to turn it on (keypad).
Sorry but I'm not to good with a Laptop...I have enough knowledge to get around if I have to...Would it be in Control Panel

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Hi PeteC and thank you so very much for finding that printout on pg.212. Its hard to figure out though. On the keyboard I clicked that FN key +F9 but nothing shows up. I don't think that this model has a dual pad because wouldn't that have a split in the pad. Also if it works, by hitting FN & F9 that disables the keypad. How can I set it to be on (default). The niece said that about 6 months ago something popped up and she clicked it, since then no keypad ??????? Okay It's NOT Dual Pad!!!!


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YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, I fixed it. I held down the FN + F9 keys longer and the pad was disabled!!! Then I did it again, hit both keys together and it enabled it..Thanks EVERYONE for their help...Couldn't have done it without you...

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