Touchpad in Lenovo® IdeaPad Y560
More about Touchpad in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 has a new Rapid Drive technology, amazing graphics and a 3D display which makes it an able player among entertainment laptops. Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor in a variety of speeds and users can also opt for a new Core i7 processor as well as a maximum of 8GB of RAM.
A touchpad is a pointing device consisting of specialized surface that translates the position and motion of a user's fingers to a relative position on the screen. They are a common feature of laptop computers and are also used as a substitute for a computer mouse . There are many issues that can come in touchpad software in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560.
Following are the issues that can come in touchpad software in Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 and tips to resolve these issues:
- Temperature Extremes
- Software Issues
- Driver Issues
Touchpad sensitivity will be affected by temperature extremes. Movement of tracking will be affected by sweat and oil. So make sure that your hands and the pad are clean and that the machine isn't overheating. Many touchpads have a physical lock to prevent them from interacting by accident when the user doesn't want to use it. The status of this will be indicated by slide or a strip next to the touchpad.
If the touchpad is not working, it might be because of software issue. To check that, restart the laptop into 'Safe' Mode. Only the mouse drivers are loaded in safe mode not the Mouse management software. So if the mouse is working in 'Safe' Mode, you can confirm that the problem is with software. Uninstall the software. Go into 'Add/Remove Programs' in the 'Control Panel'. Remove the software that mentions your touchpad. Install new updated software.
If the touchpad is not still working after reinstalling touchpad software, then it might be the problem with driver. Go into 'Device Manager' to remove the drivers. There might be a category called 'Other Devices' in the 'Device Manager'. Expand 'Other Devices' and remove all unrecognized devices. Reboot your system again. The Windows will recognize your touchpad and reinstall its drivers at this point.