I have a Dell laptop, and now when I start up, it notifies me that my touch pad has been disabled.
How do I fix this?
Welcome to the Dell community.
Depending on the system model, you can perform the following key combinations to enable / disable the touchpad
1. Fn+F3 or simply F3
2. Some system have a separate key on the right of F12 key with a picture of a touchpad and X on it which enables and disables the touchpad
3. Remove the battery and the adaptor from the system and any external devices, then press and hold the power/ start button for 30 seconds and release. Then start the system. This works many times
Please revert back with your observation.
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Open Windows Mobility Center or Quickset to enable it. You should mention your model computer and operating system when posting.
I have the same problem.. except every time I boot my computer or log back from the screen saver, y keypad is disabled automatically. This just started happening 2 days ago - How do I fix this please? Note; your answer to the other person isn't really going to cut it for me - I have to have a mouse hooked into the laptop to use Quickset.
I have a Dell XPS L502X Laptop running Windos 7 Ultimate.
I pressed the F3 key a few times and it seems to be all working properly again. I will use that key agina in future if the problem re-occurs.
Thank you fro your help
I have a dell laptop the touch pad doesn't functioning it works with external mouse but not with touch pad please tell me what i am going todo
I have a Dell Latitude running Windows 7 Enterprise. I disabled the Touch pad but have no mouse. I can
access the Touchpad screen and/or the touchpad tab on the Mouse dialog window but cannot activate the buttons or click the Change Touchpad settings because the touchpad is disabled. I tried fn keys but no success. Any help?
Thank you. Point 2 worked for me!
Thanks for the post.
Were you able to solve this problem? I am having the same.
my dell inspiron14 laptop touchpad has been disabled how can I enable