Is the touchpad on your ASUS laptop not working at all? If it is not working and you are on the search for a quick fix for your problem, you have just landed on the right page. Follow these easy fixes and the problem will be fixed in no time at all!
As the touchpad is not working, you will need to use an external mouse for these fixes.
Fix-1 Uninstall Touchpad device-
Uninstalling and reinstalling the touchpad driver will work out for you.
1. Search “devmgmt” from the search bar.
2. Then, click on the “Device Manager“.
3. In Device Manager window opens, you need to click on the “Mice and other pointing devices” in the list of devices.
4. Right-click on the touchpad driver (For us, it is “Dell Touchpad“) and click on “Uninstall device“.
5. Again, click on “Uninstall” to finalize the uninstallation process.
Close Device Manager window.
In the next steps, we will touchpad driver again-
Restarting your computer will install the driver again on your system.
If rebooting didn’t help, follow these instructions minutely-
1. Open up the Device Manager.
2. When the Device Manager window pops up, click on “Action“.
3. Then, simply click on “Scan for hardware changes“.
This will find the uninstalled the driver and install the driver again.
The touchpad will be working again on your computer.
Fix-2 Enable Touchpad-
Enabling a touchpad on your computer may fix the problem.
1. Press Windows key+I to access Windows Settings.
2. Now, click on “Devices” settings.
3. On the left-hand side, click on “Mouse“.
4. Then, click on “Additional mouse options“.
5. In Mouse Properties window, click on “Click to change Dell Touchpad settings”.
The touchpad settings window will be opened.
6. In the next window, toggle the “Touchpad” to “On“.
Close Touchpad settings panel.
Reboot your computer.
After rebooting your computer, the touchpad device will work just fine.
Your problem will be solved.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.