I installed the Vista SP2 upgrade on my one-week-old laptop. The download and installation went without a hitch but now the left button on the touchpad is completely inoperative. Strangely, the laptop can still work normally when I plug-in a seperate optical mouse! Should I try uninstalling SP2 or is there any other way I can restore full functionality to the touchpad? Can anyone help? Many thanks.
I am unable to find the location of my touchpad driver -it is not listed under Device Manager. I thought that updating my mouse driver would suffice, but I received a message that my mouse driver is the latest available.
Sure you have done this but in device manager have you expanded the tab for "mice and other pointing devices" May be called something obscure... Synaptics touch pad etc. Look down all the possible places, USB devices etc. Should be there somewhere.
Expanding the tab for "mice and other pointing devices" did not produce any reference to a touchpad - just to mice. Strangely, when I used Control Panel to switch the mouse settings to left-handed use, I got the full left button functions working normally on the right button, but the left button did not then assume the functions of the right button;it still stayed dead! I have now returned the laptop to the store from which I purchased it and they have to send it away to their Technical Support Service, which means that I will be without the laptop for some days at least - something I didn't want to happen. Many thanks for the suggestions !
The laptop is a Targa manufactured Travellor 1534, which I purchased from Lidl, the German supermarket chain. It is a lovely machine - high spec and well-priced - but unfortunately it has to go to Germany for any service under warrenty. It is a free collect and return service but I am uncertain about the length of time I will have to wait before I see my laptop again. I did speak to Targa Technical Support in Germany and was told that it appears to be a fault with the touchpad and not a driver problem, but they will need to inspect the machine to be able confirm if this is so. I am thankful for the interest and support from this Help Forum and I hope this info will be helpful to others. Many thanks to all!