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mouse and touchpad not moving after windows update.

pavilion g6-1d60us
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

This happened before and I went to earlier restore point which fixed the problem.  I labeled that restore point "touchpad" but I can't find it now.

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mouse and touchpad not moving after windows update.

Hi @Nan912


Welcome to the HP Support Community. 


Try these steps -


Download and install the touchpad driver from this link.


If the download does not resolve the issue, try these steps - 


On Start , search for Device Manager, and select it from the list of results. Under Mice and other pointing devices, select your touchpad, open it, select the Driver tab, and select Update Driver. If Windows doesn't find a new driver, look for one on the device manufacturer's website and follow their instructions.

If those steps didn't work, try uninstalling your touchpad driver: open Device Manager, right-click (or press and hold) the touchpad driver, and select Uninstall. Restart your device and Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.

If that didn't work, try using the generic driver that comes with Windows. Here's how: in Device Manager, right-click (or press and hold) your touchpad driver > Update driver software... > Browse my computer for driver software > Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer, select HID compliant mouse, select Next, and follow the instructions to install it.


If the issue still persist, try restoring the computer using these steps -


1) Shutdown the computer. 
2) Turn the computer back on again and repeatedly tap on the ESC until a Startup menu appears. 
3) Press F11 once for System Recovery. 
4) Choose the Keyboard Layout. 
5) Click on Troubleshoot. 
6) Go to Recovery Manager and click on System Restore. 
7) Choose a Restore point or a Restore date when the computer was working fine. 
8) Click on OK to initialize the System Restore.


Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 


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