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Posted on 2004-09-14
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I have a Toshiba Satelite A45-S151.  The touchpad will not respond.  I have downloaded the latest drives from Toshiba. I  went to the utility and the touchpad on/off is greyed out.  i have tried using the funciton key F9 to enable disable touch pad no response.  Im running this on Windows XP Pro.
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katacombz earned 2000 total points
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Have you tried it in safe mode?

also try removing all existing drivers reboot adn see if windows detects it.
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The answer was that the pointing device was turned off in the system bios.  
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