I have a sony vaio notebook which I bought in 2002. I just reinstalled it completely because it was getting slow. Everything went fine. I then downloaded all the updates since 2002 from the sony website. After installing software download taxi and downloading in there all the new softwares, my touchpad stopped working. I pursued setting up all the softwares, using the jogdial system (which I hate), in the hope that one of the softwares would solve the touchpad problem. None does. The status now is that when I turn off my computer and turn it on again, the touchpad works for a few seconds / minutes, then freezes completely. Hopeless. I am at loss...
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much in advance to any good samaritan.
I am hitting all the forums Sony, so hope you read this. This is the only recourse I have for you having tried to jack me for 700 dollars.
This computer is finally operating properly after years. I so wish I had done this earlier. You made me reinstall my system software, all of my software, send the computer in for days - costing me days of downtime - and then refuse to fix a computer that is under warranty -
You tell me that you need to replace the heat sink, mohterboard, fan, and charge me more than the unit is worth to fix your faulty hardware.
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try re-installing the driver for the touchpad. if you work on the vaio touchpad with a moist hand, then it may hang for some time... i have gone thru the same problem. but do try the re-installing stuff
the tip of esteem really helped me.. thank you so much.. its been two months since my mousepad is not working but i don't tust sony here to open this laptop. been searchin all the while. thank you guys..