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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

TouchPad disabled on HP EliteBook laptop

Touchpad disabled and Pointer not working on HP EliteBook laptop.

If your touchpad is not working and you see orange light on touchpad, it means your touchpad has been disabled.

You may have disabled accidently by hitting corner of touchpad twice. You need external mouse to do below steps or you can use keyboard on HP Elite book and middle round button

Follow below steps to enable touchpad again

-->  Click Start and go to control panel

2--> Make sure View By Large Icon is selected under control page top right hand side corner

-->  Double click on Mouse icon to open it

--> Go to Device settings and make sure all devices are enabled.

-->  If any device says Enabled NO then select that device and click Enable

-->   Now click Apply and Click OK

-->  Your mouse pad should work now


Now it is your turn to help. Please have your comments below. 
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28 comments:

  1. This works! Orange light is off and the touchpad now works. Thank you!

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  2. Thank you! You saved the day!

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  3. Thank you so much. It's working now

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  4. Thank you! I wish all directions were as clear and uncomplicated as your post.

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  5. Where is the device settings

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  6. exactly where is Device settings?

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  7. Thanks, solved my issue :-)

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  8. or you can just double click the same corner to turn it back on

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  9. Thanks, simple instrustions

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  10. Do I need to go buy a mouse now??

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  11. ya it works thanks

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  12. Not working, as in my device tab only one line item is present and which is already enabled.
    Any other options...?

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  13. yes it now works ,thanx the solutions worked on my pc

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  14. I don't have an external mouse or an HP Elite. What now

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  15. This was the most helpful...HP said double click, but follow these steps and it will work perfectly!

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  16. not working for me, I can't get cursor to start to click on anything, and I've tried clicking mouse pad as directed, nothing. Frustrating

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  17. This is soo helpful thank you computer guru

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  18. Double tap the LED on the touchscreen and the mouse is released.

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    1. Read ¨touchpad¨ where it says ¨touchscreen¨.

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  19. Thank You This Really Worked!!! Thanks Again,

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  21. Thanks!... my TouchPad works again.

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