hi to all.. i have problem with my toshiba satellite a215-s4697 touchpad. before, it work properly until i disable it using fn + f9, but when i was trying to enable it again, nothing happened, its still not working. i've tried to reinstall the touchpad driver several times but no changes happen. so i decided to upgrade my system to windows 7 because i thought somehow it will help to resolve the problem.. but still, it's not working.
(hope someone could help me to resolve this problem)
toshiba satellite a215-s4697 specification:
Processor Class AMD Turion 64 X2
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Cache Size 1 MB
Bus Speed 800 MHz
If you tried repairing driver, updating driver, reinstalling driver, restarting, system updates, system check scan, system scan disk, windows restore point.
Then yes FN F9 would be the way to go.
All else fails save your data and have all your original programs on CD/DVDs near by if you feel you should try a factory reinstall. Or even try with windows install disc. If that fails then you know for sure it is the mouse pad is faulty for sure.
Although It stopped working for you when you disabled it with Fn F9. And when you tried to re-enable it, it did nothing. Sounds like it could be a bad key function or key.
I bet it says Pointing device (enabled) in your system BIOS under F2 at start up. My problem was just Fn F9. I held it down long enough to see the icon of mouse enable and icon for mouse disable and toggle between the two. Hope you don't have a sticking F9 key.
I'm interested to know if you gotten your issue resolved. Hopefully you did.