Touchpad in HP EliteBook® 8440w laptop
What are the touchpad issues that can come in HP Elite Book 8440w laptop?
HP Elite Book 8440w laptop comes with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. It supports genuine Windows 7 Operating System both 64 bit and 32 bit versions. The hard disk of HP Elite Book 8440w laptop has a capacity of 500GB and RAM is expandable up to 8GB. It provides excellent connectivity with integrated Network connection and Bluetooth technology. The touch pad of HP Elite Book 8440w laptop laptop is provided with a scroll zone. Touchpad is the input device which translates the finger movement of the user to the cursor position on the screen. Touchpad can be used instead of a mouse and it helps to save space. Touchpad of HP Elite Book 8440w laptop works by sensing the capacitance of the user’s finger. Touch pad can be identified by the Windows 7 Operating System of your laptop only if touchpad drivers are installed in it.
Some issues that can come in touchpad software of HP Elite Book 8440w laptop and tips to resolve the issues are mentioned below:
- Driver issues
- Software conflicts
- Virus attack
If the driver for touchpad is not installed in your HP Elite Book 8440w laptop, it will not function well. Also the driver installed need to be updated regularly to utilize the features fully. You could sign up for Windows updates to automatically download and install the touchpad drivers. You can also manually download and install the driver.
If you are updating the software for touchpad in HP Elite Book 8440w laptop, you need to delete the old software in the system. Installing new software to a laptop already having touchpad software installed in it leads to software conflicts. You can understand this problem by operating the laptop in safe mode. In safe mode only drivers are loaded and the touchpad software cannot loaded. If there are any software issues, the touchpad will not function well in the safe mode. To resolve this issue disable the software causing the problem.
The presence of virus in your HP Elite Book 8440w laptop might corrupt the software for touchpad. This prevents the touchpad of the laptop from working properly. To solve this issue you need to install antivirus software. Presence of malware also results in software corruptions. You need to update the security system of HP Elite Book 8440w laptop to prevent such issues.