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laptop mouse not working


nige@CISCO

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Hi, just a hardware question I have a Advent T3100 Roma 2001 re-badged (I50IL) laptop The problem is this when the laptop came to me I was told the 2 mouse buttons do not work but the touchpad does. I can not find a wiring diagram anywhere it would seem Google is no longer my friend. If some one has a copy I would appreciate a copy of it. If no one has a copy I would appreciate some info. I have 1 cable which operates the touchpad I think after taking it apart that it requires a second cable (separate cable) for the buttons. I originally thought they operated from the same cable but now I have my doubts. Can anyone confirm this for me. Thanks

PS I do not think this is a software issue which is why I am asking about the cable. The laptop is running Win7 and when I go in to system information, hardware, pointing devices it lists the amount of buttons as 0

I have tried older version of synaptic mouse drive as well as the most recent, I have also allowed the system to install the standard ps2 driver from MS with no joy. It was after trying all drivers I decided to dissemble the laptop to see if there was an issue with the cable. I have also tried a linux Live CD with no joy. Regards.


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Crosstrainer2

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I found the manual but it's in Chinese....You could try translating the page:

Link to the manual :

ECS China

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Crosstrainer2

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Let me look a little more....

English manual:

English Manual Roma Rebadged

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nige@CISCO

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Hi folks thanks for replying but I have the manual it is the internal wiring spec I am looking for. Regards Nige.

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john bunyan

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Not sure re your laptop but on my granddaughter's Toshiba you press an Fn key at the same time as one of the other F keys - it turns on and off the machine's mouse. Probably too simple a solution!

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nige@CISCO

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Thanks but I know how to enable and disable the touchpad want I really want is this, There is only room for one cable to fit to the synaptics touchpad I want to know if that cable then splits in to 2. One to feed the buttons and the other for the pad. Regards.

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nige@CISCO

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Thanks but I know how to enable and disable the touchpad want I really want is this, There is only room for one cable to fit to the synaptics touchpad I want to know if that cable then splits in to 2. One to feed the buttons and the other for the pad. Regards.

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