Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

Touchpad problem My touchpad and other mouse keys will not work at the moment unless i hold down a keyboard key at the same time. However once i hold for example the shift key they work perfectly. I am not aware of a setting i have changed and any help will be much appreciated. Thanks


Answers :

Run a diagnostics
turn off your system
press and hold Fn key ,power on the system, leave fn key
it will start running a diagnostic
it will give you an option to press any key to continue
press any key and you will get 4 options
express test
custom test
extended test and
symptom tree
choose symptom tree
you will get list of devicec
choose keyboard run test
it will highlight some keys you have to press
if everything works fine here
hardware is working fine
then you have to take the system back to day one or use Operating system cd to reinstall the operating system
if you are in United states call 1-800-624-9896
Hi Stores,\015\012\015\012First off check to see if you have the Synaptics touchpad driver installed on your laptop. Go to the control panel, then add remove programs and look for touchpad. If you have it AND if you don?t configure the pads sensitivity or take advantage of the software?s ?features? I would suggest you uninstall it. My users (and I) have nothing but problems on the laptops that have it. Windows has default support for the device and it does fine as long as you don?t need any of the special features the software driver provides. \015\012\015\012It may be a good idea to make sure you have the software to reinstall it if you don?t like the results. \015\012\015\012If this doesn't work for you let us know and always please don't forget to rate this solution once we're done.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Touchpad problem My touchpad and other mouse keys will not work at the moment unless i hold down a keyboard key at the same time. However once i hold for example the shift key they work perfectly. I am not aware of a setting i have changed and any help will be much appreciated. Thanks


Run a diagnosticsturn off your systempress and hold Fn key ,power on the system, leave fn keyit will start running a diagnosticit will give you an option to press any key to continue press any key and you will get 4 opti ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Toshiba Equium Laptop Keyboard Problem


Yo, I think I got this one.\015\012\015\012Someone brought this model of laptop to me and the keyboard and mouse were shot. Totally unresponsive. So I downloaded the driver found here\015\012\015\012 ... PC Laptops

I have a new flat screen monitor, thats oblong in shape and my eyes are going nuts because its all stretched out and i want it square looking.how can i change it?


This is common with wide screens and the screen resolution needs to be adjusted to keep the correct aspect ratio.\015\012.\015\012My method, open MS Word - new document then Click on Insert - Picture - Autoshape and select a ... Compaq Computer Monitors

Screen display problems when running Adventures in Typing


I bought this for my daughters back in 2000. Now I find my mother wants to become a silver surfer and she would like to learn how to type letters. I tried using Adventures in typing on her laptop and saw that there were compatability issues. Af ... Disney Interactive Adventures in Typing with Timon & Pumbaa for Windows, Mac

I need calibration software for the logitec 3d pro joystick. will not maintain level flight in AP (flight sim ).


This was not originaly my post but i saved it.and it worked for me.\015\012 \015\012HOW TO CALIBRATE THE LOGITECH EXTREME 3D PRO JOYSTICKI just figured out how to calibrate this joystick. I am using Windows XP. I assume it will work with all Wi ... Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick

I have a dell 4600 that I got from my daughter . which I had to re-install and It has a password in the bios for the set up and my daughter dont know


\015\012 \015\012Hi katmbutts;\015\012 \015\012 \015\012Before attempting to bypass the BIOS password on a computer, please take a minute to contact the hardware ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Distorted display/aspect HP w1907


This is a common problem with wide screen format.\015\012The way I overcome this distortion is to open a drawing program and draw a circle, some programs require you to hold down the shift key to produce a perfect circle.\015\012I then g ... HP w1907 LCD Monitor

WILL NOT CONTROL AIRCRAFT HAS NO LIFTOFF - Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick


I just figured out how to calibrate this joystick. I am using Windows\015\012XP. I assume it will work with all Windows operarting systems though.\015\012\015\012Go to Control Panel, click on "Game Controllers", or however you\015\012get ... Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick

The at symbol on my dell inspiron laptop won't work


The @ symbol should be SHIFT + 2 if you are getting a different character, then you may have a incorrect regional setting. Go to Control Panel, and ensure that the Regional & Language settings are correct for your location and check the settings ... Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Notebook

Colors in QL-711V shifted to green


Hi, I had the same problem and I wrote an email to Nu. They wrote me back that I should use the Factory reset feature which you have to go through the Factory Menu to get to. Instructions to do this are as follows. I got to the menu my first try b ... NuTech QL-711V 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Touchpad+ sound not working


Maybe the built in speaker is set to minimum.press and hold Fn key + Page uporgo to system set up (F2 when u see the dell logo)enable the speaker. ... Dell Inspiron 8100 Notebook

My mouse button is lock how do i unlock it - PC Laptops


1. The touchpad and external mouse drivers should be able to work together. Just make sure that you have the touchpad enabled. To see if you have the touchpad enabled, hold the Fn key and press F9. The combination Fn-F9 locks and unlocks the touchpad ... PC Laptops

How do you unlock the mouse touch pad? - HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook


1. The touchpad and external mouse drivers should be able to work together. Just make sure that you have the touchpad enabled. To see if you have the touchpad enabled, hold the Fn key and press F9. The combination Fn-F9 locks and unlocks the touchpad ... HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook

Unable to type without holding down shift key!


Hiiiiiii ther \015\012 how r u ??\015\012 1st i don't think u ned to change thekeybord\015\012 cos when u type u get letetr :D when u r holding the shift \015\012 so i guess it's soft wear problem\015\012 but i ' ... Packard Bell PC Laptops

Where is the memory ram located in the compaq n610c laptop?


Notebook, (Laptop), open, look at the panel to the Left of the Touchpad. This is the Memory Compartment Cover.To open the cover you must remove the Keyboard.To remove the Keyboard:1.Remove the AC adapter, (Charger), if p ... Compaq Evo N610C Notebook

Colors are off after auto adjust


I seem to have found the solution (and the cause, perhaps?) for this problem!I was having the EXACT same problem with a monitor I'm repairing for a friend. The capacitors on the power supply board were blown (CapXon capacitors, who'd've g ... AOpen 19" LCD

Not true color


I seem to have found the solution (and the cause, perhaps?) for this problem!I was having the EXACT same problem with a monitor I'm repairing for a friend. The capacitors on the power supply board were blown (CapXon capacitors, who'd've g ... AOpen 19" LCD

I cant get my internal mouse to work anymore. Is there setting that would turn on or off the mouse? My mom always used a plug adn play mouse and now the internal mouse dont work? can you help me


On my acer, holding the function key and pressing F7 will disable the internal mouse. If you repeat the process it will reenable the mouse. This is likely your problem. It may not be the F7 key but the Function keys should have little pictures, and o ... Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

Inpspiron 1525 dell


It's probable you're inadvertently touching the touchpad with another part of your hands while you're typing. There's a setting in the touchpad configuration where you can choose to sort of disable the touchpad while typing. Regarding the trouble k ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

Blank screen laptop


Your SONY should respond to the following:\015\012\015\012Look for the blue FN key, hold it down (use it like a shift key)\015\012While holding it, look for a key, also printed in blue with a picture that is half sun/half moon. On ... Sony VAIO K45 Notebook

Cannot reinstall Windows XP pro to my hard drive which had it alr


I have found 2 websites taht can help you somewhat:\015\0121) this is the one with the steps that can help you, ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Latency with keyboard--shift /space/backspace lagg w/ PS2 or USB


I have theory, I think you may have some virus, and it's transmitting very thing you type to another PC, causing latency and using up resources.\012I would suggest trying every virus scanner possible, like Symantecs online scanner, downlo ... Acer Aspire 3000 3005WLMI Notebook

Entering BIOS settings, Easy-Access, after POP, with external KB


The Power On Password problem is near impossible to crack. It is designed to prevent unauthorized access to the Thinkpad and removing the BIOS battery will not remove the password because the password is stored on an EEPROM chip.\015\012There a ... IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

Keyboard tounc screen usb not working


I have this same model and bought from tigerdirect around Nov 06. I started having problems with mine around the first of Feb.08. As you noticed it is a few months out of warranty. My keyboard and touchpad will not respond during boot up. I too can n ... Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

No mouse control via wireless mouse, or touch pad


Just above your mouse pad is a small button. try pressing it. 2. Look at the function keys at the top row of the keyboard. If there is a touchpad icon, hold down the function key and that button. 3. Unplug the doggle from it's USB port and put it i ... Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.8615 seconds