Touchpad in Sony® VAIO W Series
What are the common touchpad issues that can come in Sony VAIO W Series?
The stylish notebook from Sony comes with 10.1-inch backlit-LCD in the laptop
gives high quality display in the screen. A touchpad is a positioning device with a dedicated plane surface to facilitate and translate the movement and spot of the user's manipulations to the respective position on the laptop screen. It is a useful technology to solve out the problem due to the scarcity for space. These devices usually work on the basis of the capacitance between sensors or sensing the capacitive virtual ground effect of a finger. There may be issues related to touchpad in the laptops as a result of hardware and software issues such as unintentional issues like liquid spilling over the laptop or software issues like padlocked touch pads, virus contamination etc.
Various software issues faced in the touchpad of the Sony VAIO W Series are described below:
- Virus contamination
- Driver problems
- Locked touch pad
All the computer experts in the field have advised to install antivirus software. If you are a regular user of computers, then it is essential to safeguard from corruption. But when we deal with touchpad the necessity of antivirus comes regarding the movements of cursors. A virus infected system might not let us to place the cursor through the touchpad. It may jump continuously, blink or get stuck sometimes.
There are high chances for your system to get corrupted due to the presence of non-compatible drivers in your Sony VAIO W Series laptop. Always take suggestions from experts in your manufacturer’s website or from the customer care executive regarding the installation of drivers. Otherwise, it would lead to problems in settings of the system thereby resulting in problems within the touchpad.
Sometimes you may be unaware about the locked keypad in your system. Whenever you find that your touchpad is not functioning properly, check whether the touchpad has been locked. Go through all the keys and check whether you have unknowingly disabled the touchpad of your Sony VAIO W Series laptop. Press the function key 'Fn' in your laptop. Continue pressing it along with any keys from 'F1' to 'F12' in your laptop.