How do I get my cursor back on Windows 10?
- Hit your windows button so the pop up menu appears (use arrows to reach setting - you need to scroll down- press enter to select)
- Type in mouse& TouchPad setting.
- After selecting find "additional mouse options at the bottom of the screen (you may need to use the tab button to go down)
- Select the last tab.
Enable Touchpad. Press and hold down the "FN" key, which is located between the Ctrl and Alt keys on your laptop keyboard. Tap the "F7," "F8" or "F9" key at the top of your keyboard. Release the "FN" button.
- Navigate to the Start Screen or press the Windows Key and type device manager, then press Enter. Under Your PC, double-click Mice and other pointing devices. Locate your touchpad and right-click the icon and select Update Driver Software
- Press and hold the Windows ( ) key, and then press the q key.
- In the search box type Touchpad.
- Touch or click Mouse & touchpad settings.
- Look for a Touchpad On/Off toggle. When there is a Touchpad On/Off toggle option. Touch or click the Touchpad On/Off toggle, to toggle the touchpad on or off.
- Your laptop touchpad may have been accidentally disabled. You need to re-enable your touchpad to be able to use it. To re-enable your touchpad: On your laptop keyboard, press the Fn key and the F6 or F7 key (the function key with a touchpad icon on it) at the same time.
Lock or Unlock HP Touchpad. Next to the touchpad, you should see a small LED (orange or blue). This light is your touchpad's sensor. Simply double tap on the sensor to enable your touchpad.
- Advanced touchpad features can be found in the Mouse properties in Control Panel.
- Go to the Start menu and type "Mouse".
- Under the search returns above, select "Change mouse settings".
- Select the "Device Settings" tab and click on the "Settings" button.
- Touchpad settings can be changed from here.
- Open up the Control Panel, then search for "Mouse" in the upper right search bar. Click on the first result to open up a "Mouse Properties" box. Navigate to the rightmost "Hardware" tab to find installed touchpad devices. Assuming device drivers for a mouse are installed, click on the device which is not your mouse.
- To turn the touchpad off, click "Start" and then "Control Panel." Double-click the "Mouse" settings. Click the "Device Settings" tab, and click "Disable" to disable the touchpad. You can select "Enable" to use it again.
Updated: 25th November 2019