How to fix ASUS Touchpad not working Windows 10/8

ASUS Touchpad not working” is common problem associated with ASUS laptop based on Windows 10 Operating System usually occurs after upgraded your ASUS laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10. It can be hardware issue but in this case, incompatible ASUS Touchpad driver with Windows 10 version is one of main reasons behind this problem.

While checking the reasons behind “ASUS Touchpad not working” issue, you should check at first whether your touchpad hardware is in good condition or not. If you detect the main reason behind touchpad not working issue is its problematic hardware, then in this case you need to contact touchpad or laptop manufacturer to resolve the issue.

If ASUS Touchpad hardware is in good condition but still you are facing the “Laptop touchpad not working” issue, then something is wrong with your System either touchpad driver is corrupted/outdated or is incompatible with Windows version and/or misconfigured in System’s settings.

ASUS Touchpad driver is software required to communicate your ASUS Touchpad hardware with Operating System version you installed like Windows 10. In other words, touchpad driver software acts as mediator between touchpad hardware and Operating System.

Missing, corrupted or outdated touchpad driver can cause several issues on your issues including touchpad not working and/or others. So, you can fix the issue by downloading/installing the latest touchpad driver or download the update for your touchpad. Let’s go for solution.

How to fix ASUS Touchpad not working Windows 10/8?

Method 1: Press “Fn + F9” keys from keyboard

“Fn + F9” key is used to enable and disable the touchpad on ASUS laptop. In case if your touchpad is disabled using this shortcut key to enable/disable touchpad accidently, then you can press these keys combination again to enable and check if ASUS touchpad is working.

Method 2: Uninstall and re-install touchpad driver

Step 1: Press “Windows + X” keys together from keyboard and select “Device Manager”

Step 2: In the opened “Device Manager” window, locate and expand “Mice and other pointing devices” category

Step 3: Right-click on “touchpad” driver and select “Uninstall Device”

Step 4: In the confirmation dialog box, click on “Uninstall” and once uninstalled, restart your computer

Step 5: “Restarting your ASUS laptop” will install the touchpad driver again on your System. If rebooting didn’t help, then open “Device Manager” again

Step 6: Now, click on “Action > Scan for hardware changes”. This will automatically install your touchpad driver

Method 3: Disable and then Re-enable touchpad settings BIOS

You can fix touchpad not working Windows 10 by disabling and re-enabling touchpad settings in BIOS.

Step 1: Restart your computer and press & hold “F2” key from your keyboard before logging into Windows OS to enter into BIOS screen.

Step 2: Once BIOS Screen appeared, go to “Advanced” settings

Step 3: Disable the touchpad and save & exit from here

Step 4: Once again restart your computer and press & hold “F2” key from your keyboard to enter into BIOS screen

Step 5: This time, enable the touchpad and save & exit from here. Once done, check if touchpad not working issue is resolved.

Method 4: Enable Touchpad in “Mouse” setting

Step 1: Press “Windows + I” keys together from keyboard to open “Settings” App

Step 2: In the opened “Settings” Window, click on “Devices > Mouse > Additional mouse options”

Step 3: Now, try to locate any touchpad enabling options if available and enable it.

Method 5: Make sure the ASUS Touchpad function is enabled

Step 1: Press “Windows + I” keys together from keyboard to open “Settings” App

Step 2: In the opened “Settings” App, go to “Devices > Touchpad”

Step 3: Make sure “Leave touchpad on when mouse is connected” option is selected and check touchpad settings are met to your expected behaviors. If all the settings of your touchpad is enabled, then you can try next steps to fix if you are still facing the problem.

Method 6: Update Intel Serial IO Controlled driver, ASUS Precision Touchpad, Microsoft Input Configured Device

Step 1: Open “Device Manager”, locate and expand “System Devices”

Step 2: Right-click on “Intel (R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller” and select “Update Driver”

Step 3: In next window, select “Search automatically for updated driver software”. Windows is searching online for drivers

Step 4: Once the automatic update is finished, please check ASUS laptop touchpad not working problem is resolved.

Step 5: Similarly, you can update “ASUS Precision” and “Microsoft Input Configured Device” in “Human Interface Devices” category using same steps which are applied to update Intel Serial IO Controlled driver. Once done, please check if the problem is resolved.

Other Methods:

Step 1: Update your Windows Operating System

Step 2: Reset the System.

Note: Please backup your personal files or data before performing resetting operation.

Conclusion

I am sure this post helped you to fix ASUS Touchpad not working Windows 10 with easy steps. You should make sure that all functions related to ASUS touchpad is working properly or it is enabled. You can read & follow our instructions mentioned above to fix. If this post really helped you, then you can share this post with others to help them.