What is the Reason and Solution of HP Laptop Touchpad not Working

Why is my HP Laptop Touchpad not working?

If you are working on your HP laptop regarding a critical report, but your laptop touchpad stops working, then in that case, you can follow this article that tells about the reason and methods to fix the touchpad issue. But the touchpad problem lies in your laptop keyboard; you need to check whether the Touchpad is locked or not.

Another reason your laptop touchpad is not working may lie in the driver. There may be a wrong driver, which is compatible with the latest version of the laptop. You have to change it to a new driver that can make your system updated and easier to use.

How do I turn my Touchpad back on to HP Laptop?

You can turn your Touchpad back on to your HP laptop straightforwardly. You need to check for the Touchpad by sliding your finger on it; if the cursor is not moving on the screen, then it may be locked. Then turn on the Touchpad by pressing the F6 and F7 function keys the function buttons simultaneously on your keyboard. After that, again slide your finger on the Touchpad. Now you can see the cursor is moving. If it is still not working, you can try the alternate method mentioned below in the form of an FAQ.

What is the command to unlock the Touchpad?

Here is the command to unlock the Touchpad, which works for Windows and IOS.

  • Select the windows key, type control panel, and press enter.
  • With the help of a keyboard, go to Hardware and Sound, then press enter.
  • Select the mouse under the devices and printers section, then press enter.
  • At the keyboard, you can press the keyboard combination ctrl + tab; then it will move to the Touchpad, click pad, device settings, and press enter.
  • Now you can use your keyboard to move toward the checkbox that will let you turn the Touchpad on or off.
  • Finally, press the spacebar button to turn off the setting. After that, select Apply and then ok.

How can I update my HP Laptop touchpad driver?

If your HP laptop touchpad driver is not working, then there must be a driver issue. You can check whether the touchpad driver is up to date or not. So in that scenario, you can update or reinstall the touchpad driver, which can fix the problem. You can retrieve the driver file from the online platforms for updating your Touchpad for free.

  • Click on the driver file on the site, and a link will be shown; select it.
  • After that, it will start downloading and showing on your screen.
  • At last, click on the file and run the driver. Following that, it will get into your system automatically.

How do I enable my HP Laptop Touchpad in Bios?

  • First, you need to press the F10 repeatedly at the time of startup to enter the BIOS menu.
  • Afterward, go to the advanced tab and tap the built-in device options.
  • Now you can check the touchpad checkbox.
  • Finally, save and exit the BIOS.

If your hp laptop touchpad not working, you can connect with the customer service representative at toll-free number 800-474-6836.

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