Touchpad Issues in Acer® Extensa
Acer Extensa is a highly advanced laptop that has been designed exclusively for business professionals. If you are a business professional and want to stay connected with your office and business clients even on the go, then Acer Extensa laptop will prove to be a great choice. Acer Extensa Laptop runs on the latest Intel processor and is easily affordable even for a small business owner. When it comes to using touchpad in Acer Extensa laptop, it is well-sized and can give you a smooth navigating experience. But like any other component, your touchpad may also experience some problems. Let us know about touchpad and the issues that may come up with it in Acer Extensa laptop.
- About the touchpad
- Touchpad scrolling problems
- Touchpad not responding
About the touchpad
A touchpad is used in Acer Extensa laptop in place of a mouse which is available with desktop computer systems. A touchpad is usually located below the keypad of your laptop so that you can easily roll your fingers over it in order to point your cursor to different locations on your screen. The cursor on your screen moves in the same way you move your fingers on the touchpad. The touchpad also has two separate buttons for left and right clicks.
Touchpad scrolling problems
Sometimes, you may find that whenever you get back to your laptop after some time, the touchpad loses its ability to scroll through a page. You can only scroll through it after restarting your Acer Extensa laptop. In such a situation, you need to go to ‘Control Panel’, click on the ‘Mouse Properties’ and change the device settings. Sometimes, even your ‘Mouse Properties’ may not respond and in such a situation, you should go to the ‘Device Manager’ and try to disable and enable the touchpad. Most of the times, your touch pad will regain its scrolling ability after this troubleshooting.
Sometimes, you may find that your touchpad has suddenly stopped responding and no matter how many times you tap on it, you cannot see the cursor on the screen. Even if you see the cursor, it may not move when you move your fingers on the touchpad in Acer Extensa laptop. In such a situation, you can try by taking out the battery and adapter and hold the power button down for around two minutes. Try reinstalling the touchpad driver in your Acer Extensa laptop to fix the problem.