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Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2016-07-26, 14:52 PM
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Re: Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2016-08-03, 13:18 PM

Hi there, Tom –

 

Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.

 

Just found the same problem with my Ideapad 500. Touch pad completely non responsive.

Under start menu, settings, devices, mouse & touchpad, additional mouse options, elan tab. The elan touchpad settings were completely grayed out and unavailable.

 

So from there I went to the window search in the task bar and typed in "computer management” and opened the computer management desktop app. Under device manager selected mice and other pointing devices and then elan input device. In the elan properties window that opened I selected uninstall to uninstall the driver and in the next box that opened warning that the driver was about to be uninstalled l checked the delete driver and then OK.

Then restarted windows. In the process of restarting windows detected the elan touchpad as a new device and installed the driver in time for the login screen. So my elan touch pad is now working again.

 

I am assuming that the driver had been corrupted in the upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10

 

Touchpad driver for windows 10

Touchpad driver for windows 8.1

 

Update us how it goes.

 

 

 

 

Regards,

 

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Re: Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2016-08-03, 13:26 PM

I wasn't able to use your solution. I had no way to move anything around. Called support and had help within 5 min. Had to poke the tiny hole on the right keyboard to reset the machine. I hope this doesn't happen again. 

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Re: Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2016-08-03, 15:10 PM

Great that all goes well. 

Please feel free to utilize our forums at any time.

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Re: Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2017-06-27, 0:04 AM

Hi! Can you also help me. My laptop mouse pad is not working and i have lots of reports to finish today.. i need help asap. 

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Re: Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2018-11-11, 8:14 AM
I had this issue once. It wasn't a huge drama since I predominately use usb mouse.

I then stumbled on the fact that I had accidently pressed the touchpad/F6 key which toggles the touchpad on and off.

I now actually leave it off when I use a mouse and turn it on for the rare occasion I use it on the road in tight spaces that I can't use a usb mouse.
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Re:Touchpad not working on ideapad 300. How do I fix this?

2020-05-11, 23:47 PM

I followed advice of a forum colleague where I pressed touchpad/F6, touchpad is working now

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