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Synaptics (touchpad) driver not installing

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    Synaptics (touchpad) driver not installing


    So I was updating my drivers, and had wanted to update my Synaptics driver. I had removed the older version of Synaptics driver (because I was required to) and wanted to restart. My computer restarts, and I try to install the latest version of the Synaptics driver, it doesn't work. It says "install failed." I have tried multiple times.

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    Any help would be appreciated!

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    Hi,
    You need to try different drivers to find suitable driver, try the driver from HP download, you could also download from Synaptics, try from major geeks for a start, one of these drivers should work for you.
    Try installing without re-booting, it may help.
    Download Synaptics Touchpad Driver - MajorGeeks
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    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Hi,
    You need to try different drivers to find suitable driver, try the driver from HP download, you could also download from Synaptics, try from major geeks for a start, one of these drivers should work for you.
    Try installing without re-booting, it may help.
    Download Synaptics Touchpad Driver - MajorGeeks
    Yeah, that didn't work.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
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    That's the older version, the one that works but is outdated. I guess I'll just stick to it then. Thanks for the help anyways!
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