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Laptop Keyboard & Touchpad Problems

By markjay1
Oct 24, 2007
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  1. Hi Everyone:

    I have a Toshiba A85 S-107 Satellite laptop. The keyboard and touch pads are acting weirdly, a little too weird to describe here. Basically the keyboard won't work at all and when I try to use it in Word, for example, it doesn't type but random windows open up when I hit keys. The touchpad works OK in that the mouse goes where I want it to but the buttons also do weird things when pressed. Since the problem began the keyboard worked fine once after a restart and it ALWAYS works perfectly in Command Mode. I tried to get it to work in Safe Mode but no good.

    I've cleaned a lot of crap out of my drive and did all the usual virus scans and it doesn't help. Someone suggested I reinstall the keyboard driver but I have no idea where to find it and Google searches for it turn up nothing. Any ideas appreciated.
  2. southpoint7

    southpoint7 TS Rookie

    Have the same

    I Have HP dv9225us when windows boots up i loose keyboard and mouse
    Virus ?? Trojan ?? maybe
  3. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 668

    Hi,

    All the available drivers for that model are HERE (two pages).

    Toshiba certainly don`t make it easy to find them.
  4. dennislls

    dennislls TS Rookie

    hey, markjay1! i have the same exact problem as yours.....did you manage to solve it? mine is a twinhead efio 123a notebook....or anyone else can help?
  5. EDollar

    EDollar TS Rookie Posts: 52

    Depending on the environment the laptop endures, it is also a wise idea to vacuum it out.. you could have a stray dog hair in there that has messed everything up...
  6. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,289

    I have seen many Satellite's have this problem. Usually the keyboard has to be replaced. Not sure what the cause of the touchpad issue is though.


    Funny, I knew this was about a Satellite before I viewed the post! ;)
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