'puter help needed

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  1. Red

    Red-Taff. Well-Known Member

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    Windows 7 - touch pad doesn't move cursor for some reason - no problem with using mouse but would like to restore touchpad use.

    (tried googling for advice but nothing worked)

    Thanks.
     
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    pompey_red Well-Known Member

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    id probably pour coca-cola down it and proceed onwards from there
     
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    Stephen Dawson Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried switching it on and on off at the mains.
     
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    Uninstalling it may work when it reinstalls it
     
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  5. Red

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    what do you mean?
     
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    You've probably turned it off - one of the function keys has a picture of a mouse on - try pressing that
     
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    Start
    Windows system
    Control panel
    Hardware and sound
    See mouse under device and printers
    Amend to suit
     
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    Some models of laptop it can be disabled by user. Double tap in top left or top right of touchpad see if it starts working. If that dont work, reinstall mouse pointer drivers or just upgrade it to Windows 10.
     
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    Many thanks for advice - pressed some keys then ran Spark Trust P C Cleaner and it's come to its senses.

    Cheers
     

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