robertjoy
1 Copper

Touch pad Inspiron E1705

The touchpad is not working on my Inspiron E1705, I have tried all ideas that I can find in the Dell site and nothing works that makes it work.

It can not be a hardware problem as when I am in Diagonostics the touchpad works, when I am in normal mode it does not work. I normally use a Logitech wireless mouse which is great but if that ever went bad I would be up the river without a paddle. I have disconnected the USB wireless that works for the Logitech and still the touchpad will not work. Driver after driver I have tried without any success. I have tried removing the battery and pressing boot-up nothing. Has anybody any gems of wisdom?

 

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dgkpcon
5 Tungsten

Re: Touch pad Inspiron E1705

Double click the Synaptics Touchpad Icon in system tray(it looks like a monitor and highlights in green when you press and use the pad).If it is not in the tray click control panel>mouse.Then click to UN check "Disable TouchPad / Stick when a USB pointing device is present".Then click to Enable the "Touchpad Buttons" and "Touchpad" directly above this option.

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robertjoy
1 Copper

Re: Touch pad Inspiron E1705

Thanks for the response but sadly it didn't work.

The icon is not in the sys tray and when I went to Mouse in CP it is not available unable to connect and then received a message saying rundell.32 has stopped running and will be stopped. Very puzzled.

 

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