Trackpad issues in Windows 8 after upgrade

srimurali

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I hv installed win 8 in my sony vaio laptop...my touch pad is not locking after instalation...anybody else faced this problem..?
 

AbhishekMSharma

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I once tried to lock the TouchPad on my Acer laptop and it was locked but even after unlocking it the pointer wasn't moving. I had to long press the power button and turn the laptop off.
 

Sushubh

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I guess check the manufacturer website for updated drivers!
 


AbhishekMSharma

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Already checked. Couldn't find anything relevant. I have installed Synaptics drivers for my mouse pad for scrolling and gestures, but the lock issue persists.
 

AbhishekMSharma

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Did u install the shared libraries and notebook utilities from win7 Softwares/drivers?

What's that? :/
 


Sushubh

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well notebook drivers are likely to take sometime to update for windows 8. this happens usually after every windows update. windows xp to windows vista was similar headache. though windows 7 drivers should have worked just fine on windows 8.
 

bhojv74

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Log onto vaio support, give ur notebook model number, and check for Softwares and drivers available for win7, the two I mentioned works for win8.
 

AbhishekMSharma

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Yeah. Most (if not all) drivers installed in my system currently are Windows 7 drivers. Even the Bluetooth is working fine. After reading Samuel's post I felt that even my Bluetooth won't work properly. Just tried it and it's working perfectly. The only driver related issue for me right now is this mousepad not unlocking thing.
 

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