Solution for the Touchpad Software Problem in HP TouchSmart® 300z
How to resolve issues that comes in touchpad software in HP TouchSmart 300z laptop?
HP TouchSmart 300z laptop is powered with AMD Athlon X4-605e quad-core processor with 2.3 GHz processing speed. It uses 4 GB of DDR3 SDRAM memory with 1066 MHz speed. Its hard drive has 750 GB of storage space with 7200 rpm. By default, it comes with Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit operating system. Touchpad is a pointing device, which consists of specialized surface. These specialized surfaces are able to translate the motion and position of a user’s finger to a relative position on the screen. As in all other laptops, your HP TouchSmart 300z laptop’s touchpad may sometimes experiences driver problem, connection problem, reading problem etc. For the efficient use of touchpad for the HP TouchSmart 300z laptop, you need to remove all these problems.
Some tips to resolve the touchpad issue in your HP TouchSmart 300z laptop are:
- Check touchpad settings
- Uninstall the driver software
- Update driver software
Check touchpad settings
If your touchpad setting is changed, you could not perform the touchpad functions. In order to see the touchpad settings you must open the 'Control Panel' window. After opening the 'Control Panel' select 'Mouse' option, it would display the touchpad setting. First, you check whether the touchpad is enabled or not. Also, check settings for the touchpad sensitivity. Also check whether the installed touchpad is a recommended one for your system or not. If not you need to get the recommended one and install it in your system.
Uninstall the driver software
If the driver software is corrupted due to virus infection or you install an incompatible driver then you could uninstall the driver software and install latest compatible driver software. In order to uninstall the driver software you need to open the 'Add/Remove program' list in the 'Control Panel' and select 'Uninstall' button corresponding to the touchpad driver software. After installing the new driver, you need to restart your laptop so that the changes would be applied.
By updating the driver software your touchpad gets more features. For updating the driver software, you must visit the software manufacturer’s website and download compatible and latest updates for your touchpad’s driver software. Then use the 'Update driver' option in 'Device manager' to update the software.