Laptop Touch pad Doesnt work

  Phoenix40 19:51 07 Nov 2014
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Hello i have a quite new laptop with Wins 8.1. I noticed the other day when it starts up after a short while the touch pad no longer works the cursor remains fixed. But when i put a USB mouse to the laptop the cursor works fine. But when i go back to the touch pad the cursor wont move. Does anyone have any idea what might be causing this? Hope for some help thanks.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:28 07 Nov 2014

something is conflicting with the touch pad drivers

earlier on this site someone found that Winamp was causing the conflict.

  Phoenix40 11:50 08 Nov 2014

Hello thanks for your reply. So what is winamp then? Where do i find it and what should i do? Hope for some help thank you.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:57 08 Nov 2014

If you don't know then you haven't got it install and therefore that's not your problem

Its a music playing program similar to Windows media player.

Try going ino device manager and uninstalling the touchpad - rebbot and let windows find and re-install it. see if that helps.

  Phoenix40 21:20 08 Nov 2014

Thanks i will try that. Is it called a touchpad in the Device Manager? Could there be a conflict with my USB mouse when i insert it into the laptop? Let me know thanks.

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