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Compaq laptop Synaptics Touchpad not working

February 15, 2010 at 11:37:52
Specs: Windows XP, 2Ghz/2Gb

I am using a HP Compaq 510 notebook. I bought the laptop a week ago. i had remove the synaptics icon from the taskbar by msconfig.exe. then when i rebooted the touch pad was not working. I tried everything uninstall & reinstall, still its not working. I downloaded the drivers from the Hp site too..
in the control panel-mouse-synaptice device setting i cant see any hardware there to enable or disable..
Please help me and tell me what to do about it..

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#1
February 15, 2010 at 12:32:53

Can't you re-enable it in msconfig?

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#2
February 16, 2010 at 01:31:25

i tried that too.. but still its not working... I uninstalled the synaptics drivers and did a hardware scan in device manager.. it is showing ps/2 mouse found.. when i am installing the synaptics drivers its not working.. please tell me what to do dear,..

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#3
February 16, 2010 at 04:54:37

Are you positive you are downloading the correct driver from the manufacturers website, and that you are following all the installation instructions?
Reinstalling the driver should resolve this issue.

On a slightly related note (more for my own research) are you currently running windows 7 on that laptop? And if so, did you install it yourself or was it preinstalled?

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#4
February 16, 2010 at 09:48:59

i using the correct drivers only :( I am currently having windows xp professional Sp-3.

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