Touchpad in HP EliteBook® 8730w Mobile Workstation
Information on Touchpad in HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation
Pointing devices make working on a system easier and faster. There are two main types of pointing devices. These are touchpad and the mouse. Touchpad is the computer interface generally built into laptops that help users move the pointer on the display monitor using a special integrated surface which could recognize the movements of the user’s finger tips and convert them into suitable pointer motion. Touchpad found on laptops are placed near the integrated keyboards so that there is no requirement of mouse. The touchpad provided on your HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation is of very high quality and built to last. These touchpad are designed to give maximum comfort and at the same time provide precision movement. Touchpad are fairly easy to use but there are some problems that could come up with their use. Touchpad users have faced issues like total touchpad malfunction, system restarting when touchpad is used, partial movement of the pointing arrow, drifting pointer without stability etc.
The following are some tips to resolve touchpad issues on HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation:
- Run antivirus
- Look for software clashes
- Check drivers
Malware could cause issues with touchpad. Malware generally attach themselves to touchpad drivers required for the touchpad to function. This causes multiple issues with the use of touchpad. HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation users facing touchpad issues should install good updated antivirus program and scan the entire system thoroughly for malware. Virus infections if found must be removed with care so as to avoid system crash.
Look for software clashes
HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation touchpad could malfunction because of software clashes. Software clashes usually occur due to compatibility problems with some software installed on the system with the default touchpad software. If the touchpad on your HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation was working well and fine till after the installation of some new software, users are requested to remove the recently installed problem causing software to get the touchpad back to proper working state.
The majority of all touchpad related issues come with the installation of incorrect drivers. If your HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation was installed with wrong set of touchpad drivers, malfunction of touchpad will occur. Installation of illegitimate and outdated touchpad drivers could cause partial malfunction of the touchpad. HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation users must replace faulty drivers with appropriate genuine drivers to solve issues.