Touchpad Issues in HP ProBook® 4420s
Are you inquisitive about touchpad issues that can come up in HP ProBook 4420s notebook?
Pointing devices are very essential for using any modern day software/ application. Tasks like playing games, browsing the Internet and digital photo editing will become very difficult without pointing devices. Touchpad is also a kind of pointing device usually found on portable computers such as laptops and notebooks. Such computers come preloaded with touchpads so that the overall compactness of the products can be maintained. Touchpads have a specialized surface on which you need to move your finger to control the cursor. The touchpad is capable of understanding these movements and converting them to pointer movement on the display. Your HP ProBook 4420s notebook has a very fast responding and precision pointer motion capable touchpad. However, there are some problems that can come up with the use of touchpad in HP ProBook 4420s notebook. Usually these problems are software centric and easy to rectify. Drifting arrow, system restart when touchpad is used, etc. are some of them.
Here are some of the tips to resolve touchpad issues in your HP ProBook 4420s notebook:
- Check touchpad driver installed
- Remove all malware
- Solve driver clashes
Check touchpad driver installed
If correct touchpad drivers are not installed in your HP ProBook 4420s notebook, communication problems can come up between the touchpad hardware and the operating system which can cause touchpad issues. So, if you are using touchpad related problems then you need to check the touchpad driver (for compatibility, type and specification) that is installed and replace it, if necessary, so as to resolve the issues.
Remove all malware
Presence of malwares can cause touchpad issues in your HP ProBook 4420s notebook. This is because malwares can infect the touchpad drivers and cause issues whenever the touchpad is used. It is therefore recommended to install an updated anti-virus program so that the problem causing malware can be removed.
Installation of incompatible drivers can cause driver clashes in your HP ProBook 4420s notebook. If the touchpad driver in your HP ProBook 4420s notebook is involved in such conflicts, then the touchpad and the other related hardware will malfunction. In such a situation, it is essential to find and remove the incompatible drivers.