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  • Forum Thread: Touch pad stops working in between, key 1 not working and auto typing of ' key on screen, BIOS boot screen

    Hi, I am using Inspiron 15Z with windows 8 O. Currently my laptop is facing multiple issues. 1. My touch pad is behaving abnormally and stops working in the middle. After pressing any key on keyboard, it starts working again. This situation repeats again and again. 2. When I press "1"...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E5540: Keyboard and touchpad freeze

    Dell Latitude E5540 keyboard and touchpad freeze. Sometimes when pressing Enter the keyboard and touchpad freeze but the laptop keep processing, so I need to restart my notebook to have the keyboard back, please help . . . Specs: 8GB DDR3 500GB HDD Windows 7 Pro x64, even with the preinstalled Ubonto...
  • Forum Thread: The delay between my touchpad and keyboard

    I am currently using Inspiron 3520 and I have encountered a serious problem. I was experiencing a delay between my keyboard and touchpad. I tried my mouse, but nothing changed. Everytime I use my keyboard, my touchpad won't work for about 3 sec. This is really annoying and I couldn't find a way...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 14 : My touch pad right key got pressed so entire touch is working as Right click .

    Hi , Can you suggest on this issue how to tackle .can i go ahead and open touch pad and repair it on my own Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Touchpad doesn't work when any key is pressed

    On my new Alienware 17, whenever I try and use the trackpad while a key is pressed on the keyboard, the trackpad freezes in place. I have tried looking for a setting that this might be to turn it off, to no avail. Considering how negatively this impacts gaming, and with that being the primary use for...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 12 9Q33 Several Issues

    I have owned this laptop for almost 10 months now, and at first, I loved everything about it. However, as time has passed, many small issues have come up, which by themselves wouldn't be a problem, but altogether, make this computer a real pain to use. Windows 8.1 Professional is installed, as well...
  • Forum Thread: Problems with the Keyboard, Touchpad and On-Screen Mouse Pointer Flickering

    Hi, I have a 4 year old Dell Inspiron 1564, which has been working fine, till now. I've had this problem for some months, although sometimes it goes away on its own. The issue begins when I boot the computer and the Dell logon screen prompts me to press a button in order to load the operating...
  • Forum Thread: How to permanently disable the Point stick / Tap stick on a e6320

    I use the Touchpad all the time, but the Point stick causes issue when I type (bumping the cursor around when I nudge it) I have used Dell Touchpad in control panel to disable it, but as soon as I reboot, it's back. If I open Dell Touchpad it shows it is disabled, but it is not. I then need to...
  • Forum Thread: Disabling track-pad while typing. How to have trackpad and keys working at the same time.

    Inspiron 15r, I've searched the internet on how to do this, and they all show solutions as to how to disable palm check, I tried that, but what seems to be the normal interface for the mouse/trackpad on dells is not what I have. So there is no "Disable palm check" checkbox that all the...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 7000 (7537) issues after Windows 8.1 update

    I got my laptop updated to 8.1 and i found 2 issues so far: 1- my monitor tuns off after 30 minutes when plugged in, but doesn't turn back on. Happened twice and had to force shut down. (laptop wasn't on sleep) 2- keyboard and touchpad "Failed to start" after windows startup, so...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Studio 17 Keyboard problem (solved already)

    Thanks Bricorn, your answer to the dead keys on the keyboard problem was right on..... you saved me a bundle in service fees and I appreciate you taking the time to post.
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard and touchpad on Inspiron 1545 not working

    Recently I switched from McAfee to Norton. After running a complete scan the internal keyboard and touchpad stopped working altogether. I am able to use an external keyboard and mouse, but not the touchpad nor the keyboard on the laptop. Obviously some files have been deleted (there were three viruses...
  • Forum Reply: Re: D800 Stick and Touch Pad Freeze my Computer

    Hi, Thanks for the post. I'm also experiencing the same issue with my touch pad D800 laptop. I've tried uninstalling all thisrd party software & I always install the latest sodtware updates recommended by Dell. I can't use the keybord also hangs and I always need to use...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 keyboard and touchpad problems,

    Hi, I have a dell inspiron 1545. Recently, one button on my keyboard has stopped working, the "k" button if that makes any difference. I've had a key stop working before (think it was H), but I tightened up the screws and it worked fine again. this hasnt. I've removed the keyboard...
  • Forum Thread: Catastrophic system failures on Studio 15

    I've had my Studio 15 laptop for just over a year now (this is after my first Studio 15 that I received in May of 2010 was completely replaced in August of 2010). I've been in touch with Dell about as often as I can with the severe multiple problems that I have. In fact, I've had quite the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 15Z trackpad never really shut down when using usb mouse

    UPDATE: 24 Jan 12. My touchpad problem has now been successfully resolved by DELL support team member Sandeep. Fn + F3 now works as intended to enable and/or disable the touchpad. The indicator light is also now functioning correctly.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 12 Touch Keyboard

    I'm having a very annoying problem with my new XPS 12. When used as a tablet, the touchscreen keyboard will not stay up. It randomly disappears as I am typing. Sometimes it seems to play a game of cat and mouse with me, where it will stay up just long enough for me to try to type with it, then it...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop right arrow key does not working.

    When the right arrow key is spamming the touchpad stops working. This goes on for a long time, stops for a few minutes, then starts again. When the spamming stops, the touchpad starts working again but the right arrow key does not. Also, when I turn on my netbook, sometimes there would be a continuous...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 15Z keyboard issue

    I should have bought the MAC I wanted... This XPS 15Z is a piece. This cursor jumping pile of dung has made me really dislike Dell. I called for service earlier today and the tech told me it was a software issue and my warranty didn't cover it... WHAT? I just bought this piece. NEVER again, NEVER...
  • Forum Thread: Performance Issues Inspiron 17R SE 7720

    Having now used this laptop every day for three months, I'm sorry to report that I'm very disappointed with it. It has a series of minor but irritating faults that NO amount of tweaking or driver updates will correct. Intermittent intense white flashes from backlighting. Intermittent...
  • Forum Thread: Crazy and rage inducing cursor

    Given the number of posts concerning this particular problem, there are probably enough Dell users to consider bringing a class action against Dell for a complete lack of action or any remedy for this problem - are there any sympathetic lawyers out there? I have an Inspiron M5030-5118. It is 16 months...
  • Forum Thread: touchpad and keyboard

    I cannot use keyboard and touchpad at the same time. It only works if I press alt along with it. Tried installing drivers and such doesnt seem to work even then. Can somebody please help out with this? thx
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard and mouse pad stopped working

    Hello My keyboard and mouse pad stopped working. I tried updating the drivers, install new drivers and at the end I uninstalled the driver. Is there anyway to re-install these drivers? Thanks, Ronak