Touchpad in Toshiba® Satellite T100
Are you puzzled about various touchpad issues that can come up in Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop?
Pointing devices give ready access to all of the options and features of an application in a computer to make work easier and more efficient. A touchpad is a pointing device that comes on portable computers. Touchpad has a specialized surface which has the ability to understand and recognize the movements on the surface (through user’s fingertips). The touchpad is then able to transform these movements into pointer motion. An extremely fast responding touchpad has been integrated into your Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop. This touchpad provides you with accurate movement of pointer arrow in normal circumstances. However, there are some problems that can come up with the use of touchpad in your Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop. These issues are relatively easier to solve. Some of the common ones include system restarting when touchpad is used, drifting arrow movement, unstable pointer, complete touchpad malfunctioning, etc.
Following details can give you a clear idea about the ways to resolve touchpad issues in Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop:
- Remove virus infections
- Check driver
- Eliminate driver clashes/ conflicts
Remove virus infections
If malwares or virus infections are present in your Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop, then the touchpad can malfunction. Malware infections can create problems in touchpad drivers which make it impossible for the operating system to understand the requirements of the hardware. Removal of the virus infections that are causing the problem using an updated antivirus program can resolve the issue.
Like all other hardware devices in your Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop, the touchpad also requires drivers. Installation of incorrect or bad touchpad drivers can cause some issues. The incorrect drivers will not be able to properly translate the codes produced by the touchpad hardware. So, it is advised to check the installed touchpad driver and replace them, if necessary, to solve the problem.
Touchpad issues in your Toshiba T100 can occur because of driver clashes/ conflicts. Driver clashes usually come up if some of the drivers are incompatible with other drivers already installed on the system. If the touchpad driver in your Toshiba Satellite T100 laptop is in conflict with some other drivers, then issues can occur. Eliminating the driver clashes/conflicts by removing the incompatible driver will resolve the issue.