If your touchpad isn’t working, it may be a result of a missing or out-of-date driver. Updating or reinstalling your touchpad drivers in Device Manager may help solve the problem.

To open Device Manager, enter device manager in Search on the taskbar, then select Device Manager.

Update touchpad drivers

  1. Open Device Manager.

  2. To find touchpad devices, select Human Interface Devices or Mice and other pointing devices, then right-click the device you'd like to update.

  3. Select Update Driver.

Reinstall touchpad drivers

  1. Open Device Manager.

  2. Right-click the name of the device, then select Uninstall device.

  3. Select Uninstall and then restart your PC.

  4. Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.

If Windows doesn't find a new driver and reinstalling the driver doesn’t help, contact your PC’s manufacturer for help.

If your touchpad isn’t working, it may be a result of a missing or out-of-date driver. Updating or reinstalling your touchpad drivers in Device Manager may help solve the problem.

To open Device Manager, type device manager in the search box on the taskbar, then select Device Manager.

Update touchpad drivers

  1. Open Device Manager.

  2. To find touchpad devices, select Human Interface Devices or Mice and other pointing devices, then right-click (or press and hold) the device you'd like to update.

  3. Select Update Driver.

Reinstall touchpad drivers

  1. Open Device Manager.

  2. Right-click (or press and hold) the name of the device, then select Uninstall device.

  3. Select Uninstall and then restart your PC.

  4. Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.

If Windows doesn't find a new driver and reinstalling the driver doesn’t help, contact your PC’s manufacturer for help.

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