Touch pad issues in HP ProBook® 4720s
What are the tips to resolve touchpad software issues in HP ProBook® 4720s Notebook PC?
The touchpad software comes preinstalled in the HP ProBook 4720s Notebook PC. Here we look at various tips to resolve touchpad related issues in the HP ProBook 4720s Notebook PC.
- Touchpad and its benefits
- Issues around touchpad
- Fixes of touchpad issues
Touchpad and its benefits
Without doubt, in the last few years, there has been rapid increase in touchpad users. The notebooks have played a vital role in increasing the value of touchpad. The small sensitive pad is responsive to the user requests and finger is used to feed in the input. The touchpad brings extreme ease to access and navigate. They are also preferred over mouse because they do not demand a flat surface like mouse; it just requires touch commands by the user to function.
Issues around touchpad
In the due course of time it has been observed that the touchpad of ProBook 4720s has encountered several issues. Despite careful handling, the software issues are always a part of touchpads. Although at a particular time when an external mouse is working absolutely fine, the touchpad will stop functioning. In such a situation it is important to check on the software drivers of the touchpad. The drivers help the touchpad respond to the user’s requests therefore they are required to be checked thoroughly. If the driver is not installed properly, reinstalling it might help. Due to human errors, like liquid being spilled over touchpad or object dropped on touchpad, its sensor stops responding to the requests. In this case, it is important to get the touchpad checked from the HP repair center.
As every issue with the touchpad has got associated with different parts, it needs to be fixed accordingly. The drivers being corrupt or damaged need to be reinstalled again by clicking on ‘Start’ and then ‘Run.’ In the Run window, type ‘devmgmt.msc.’ From the ‘Device Manager’ window, click on the ‘Mice and Pointing Device’ and then click on the driver. Uninstall the device and restart the computer. Check if the issue has got resolved or not. Try to flash the BIOS as the final option.