Touchpad in HP EliteBook® 8530p
What are tips to solve the issues that can come up with the touchpad in HP EliteBook 8530p notebook?
HP EliteBook 8530p is an impressively fast notebook that comes preinstalled with Intel Centrino 2 with vPro processor technology. The notebook includes Mobile Intel PM45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced. It is comprised of four USB ports, HDMI and Firewire. The notebook features Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9800. The hard disk capacity of HP EliteBook 8530p notebook is up to 320 GB. HP EliteBook 8530p notebook also features a high quality touchpad. 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. A touchpad is used as a substitute for a mouse. However, there are many issues that may come up with the use of the touchpad HP EliteBook 8530p notebook.
Following are the issues that can come up with the touchpad HP EliteBook 8530p notebook along with the tips to fix them:
- Physical damage
- Software issues
- Tips to resolve these issues
Movement of tracking may affect by sweat and scratches on the touchpad in HP EliteBook 8530p notebook. So, make sure that your hands and the pad are clean. Often overheating also raise issues with the touchpad. So, try to prevent overheating of HP EliteBook 8530p notebook. If the touchpad is damaged physically, you may not be able to use it optimally.
If the touchpad is not working properly in HP EliteBook 8530p notebook, it may be because of some software issues .To check that, restart the notebook in Safe Mode. If the touchpad works perfectly in the Safe Mode, then you may know that that the problem is with software or touchpad driver. Also, you may encounter problems in the touchpad if the corresponding driver is not being properly installed or if the installed driver is not compatible with the touchpad.
Always ensure that the device is clean, and in the proper operating environment. To clean the touchpad, wipe it off with a soft cloth. If the track point cap is dirty or sticky, then you may replace it. You should also uninstall the driver which prevents the proper working of the touchpad in HP EliteBook 8530p notebook. Also ensure that you have properly installed the appropriate driver.