Touchpad issues in the HP ProBook® 6445b
What are the issues a touchpad can face in HP ProBook 6445b?
The HP ProBook 6445 is a business notebook launched by HP. The HP ProBook 6445 comes loaded with an AMD Turion II Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processor, AMD M880G chipset, ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics card, 8 GB of RAM memory, optional 2 MP webcam. It is loaded with genuine Windows Vista or genuine Windows 7 which can be upgraded to Professional, Home Premium that can run on a 32 or 64 bit system. It comes with built with a 14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit with HD anti glare screen. It is mainly noted for ENERGY STAR qualified configurations. The HP ProBook 6445 also faces problems with its touchpad. Sometimes viruses might attack the software. Incorrect driver installation might also cause problems.
The tips to solve touchpad problems in the HP ProBook 6445b:
- Software issues
- Third party software
Software is also responsible for causing problems in the touchpad. If you have installed private software on the laptop then it might not work. The software that is installed on the system must be compatible with the existing hardware. You can download this from the HP website. To ensure that it is a software problem, load the operating system in safe mode. If the cursor moves then the problem is with the software.
Viruses might cause problems. The virus might infect the touchpad software. The virus gets attached with the touchpad software making them obsolete. So antivirus is needed to be installed before installing the software. A full system scan is recommended in order to make sure that system is safe, once this is done try reinstalling the device drivers to see if the touchpad functions properly.
If you installed the touchpad software from a third party website. The antivirus might prevent it from working properly. Sometimes it might have a virus present in the file downloaded. The antivirus prevents it from working since it might not be certified or registered software. If you disable the antivirus the software will work. For smooth working you are advised to install genuine and authentic software.