Touchpad in Toshiba® Satellite L500 Systems
Issues that might occur with touchpad software in Toshiba Satellite L500 Systems
Toshiba Satellite L500 is powered with Intel Pentium Processor T4400 and comes preinstalled with 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. The graphics engine which is included in Toshiba Satellite L500 system is Intel Graphics media accelerator 4500 m and the memory of graphics is about 285-1759MB. Toshiba Satellite L500 system includes 4 GB RAM memory and the hard drive capacity is about 320 GB. The system includes 15.6-inch widescreen display and comes with AC Adapter of about 65 W to charge the battery in Toshiba Satellite L500 laptops. A 6-cell lithium–ion battery is provided with Toshiba Satellite L500 system.
The tips to resolve touchpad problems in Toshiba Satellite L500 system:
- Check the software
- Check the drivers
- Check for dust
Check the software
It is recommended to check the software if the touchpad of your system is not working properly. If you find that the touchpad of your system is not working, then you need to restart the system in the ‘Safe Mode’. Pointer drivers are loaded in the ‘Safe Mode’. If you notice that the touchpad is functioning properly, then you can conclude that the error is caused by the software. Thus, you are required to uninstall the particular software. After uninstalling the software, you need to restart the computer and install the correct software.
Check the drivers
If there is any kind of issue with the drivers, then in the Safe Mode the touchpad will not function properly. If you face this kind of issue, then you need to go to the ‘Control Panel’ and select ‘Device Manager’. After that, you are required to select the mouse drive and reinstall the device drivers for the touchpad. You also need to make sure that you install genuine and compatible drivers on your system.
The presence of any dust particles can adversely affect the sensitivity of the touchpad in Toshiba Satellite L500 system. The user must always ensure that the surface of the touchpad is dust-free. Thus, the regular cleaning of the touchpad is highly recommended to achieve good and fast sensitivity. You can also prevent the random motion of the cursor by through and regular cleaning.