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Synaptics Touchpad/ Mouse disappeared

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Synaptics Touchpad/ Mouse disappeared

    Hello everyone,

    when I first upgraded to Windows 8, everything except the accelerometer was working perfectly. Now, weeks later all of a sudden my touchpad (synaptics) stopped working. I un- and reinstalled drivers, reset windows, reinstalled windows.. nothing worked. I checked in the driver settings, and it says it's working fine, but no input gets through.

    Does anybody else experience similar issues? Or does anybody got an idea how I could solve this issue? My Acer Aspire 1825ptz might have a touchscreen as well, but using the desktop without a proper mouse is still a pain.

    I uploaded my dxdiag, so you can have a look into my specs.

    Thanks a lot for any ideas,

    Synaptics Touchpad/ Mouse disappeared Attached Files
    Last edited by topher089; 17 Nov 2012 at 12:53.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Try uninstalling touchpad driver in Device Manager, get the Acer Driver from here and re-install it.
    If that doesn't work, try the driver from Synaptics.
    Drivers | Synaptics
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Solved. Thanks a lot I should have figured that out myself :P

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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