Touchpad not working

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
The touchpad for my Dell Latitude stopped working when I plugged an external monitor into my Notebook. Upon unplugging the monitor and rebooting, it still doesn't work.  USB Mouse does work however.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Question by:ogmland
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    Accepted Solution

    Most laptops have a funtion key to turn off the touchpad.  Check that you touchpad is on.  Probably something like funciton 4.
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    Assisted Solution

    SO it is not working at all?

    Did you check your device manager ad make sure it is thee and workig properly?

    Some notebooks have a button then can turn on and off the touchpad does your have it? if it does is it on?

    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks guys.
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    Expert Comment

    If you go into the control panel and mouse.  Inside there is a tab called touchpad; there is a section called palm check.  Turn the sensativity down until is starts working again.  On the laptop we had this issue with we ended up turning it all the way down.

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