In present times, Asus is one of the topmost laptop manufacturing company all over the world. After the recent Windows update, many users face several issues with Asus Laptops. Among those, Asus Touchpad Driver Windows 10 not working is most common in occurrence.
However, following some simple steps, you should be able to fix the issue. To correctly solve the problem, you must know what are the reasons behind the matter briefly. Hence, here is this article, we would be addressing the Asus touchpad driver issue along with the probable reasons and some effective ways to resolve the same.
Sometimes the Asus laptop touchpad freezes. Due to the driver issue, this error can occur. In this case, your system can’t recognize the correct program. And due to the new update of Windows 10 Operating System, the Asus Touchpad Driver gets corrupted and hamper your work. Apart from this, a virus or malware can cause a problem in the system. Also, defective hardware issues become a significant cause of this error.
Follow the discussed technique and find the suitable one for the issue you are facing. Hopefully, these will help you to solve out the glitches quickly.
Before starting all the steps, you need to check the internal setting for your Asus Touchpad. If you see the device is in Disable mode, then follow the next line to Enable the device, and reconnect the mouse or touchpad.
At first, go to the Windows main screen or Home screen. Now, left click on the Windows Start icon and click on the search box. After clicking on the search bar, type “Setting” and hit the Enter to open the Settings window. Locate the option “Device” and left click on it, to open a new tab. On the new tab select the option Mouse & touchpad option.
After completing the above processes, choose the Additional option to run the Touchpad or Mouse properties tab, then select the option Device Setting. Go to the Devices tab to review all the hardware setting and then click on the Enable option.
At first, go to the Windows 10 Start menu and scroll the list to search for the Control Panel. Now, you need to select the Update and Security option from the Control Panel window. Left click on the Check for update to check if there have any update for your device. After clicking on the Check for update, the new update will start the downloading and also the installing process automatically.
After completing all the steps of installation, you need to restart your Asus computer. Now, go to the internet browser and visit the manufacturer’s official website. In the web page, you can see lots for drivers for 32-bit and 64-bit users with earlier to the latest version. Select a driver as per your system’s requirement and download it. Again restart your computer. Hopefully, this will resolve Asus Touchpad driver issues.
In case, the touchpad is still not working, the Windows Device Manager can help you to know the details of hardware queries and update drivers. Follow the steps below to examine the Device Manager.
Go to the Windows Start menu. Type Device Manager in the search bar and press the Enter key on the keyboard. Now, the Device Manager screen will open in front of you, where you need to find and then double click on the mouse and other pointing devices, located under the My Computer. Navigate to the Touchpad option and right click on it. After that, click on “Update Driver Software” to save the new changes.
If your current Touchpad driver is not updated, then tap on the option “Automatically search for updated driver software”. Right click on the device’s touchpad. You will be able to see the options of Enable or Disable. If the option is selected as disabled, then you need to enable it. Seldom this setting corrects the toggling reboot and the touchpad.
In case you see that the Asus Touchpad device is not showing in the Device Manager window, then most probably the device is in Disable mode in the Basic Input / Output System setup.
You need to make sure that the Asus touchpad has not been disabled in the Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (BIOS) setup. After entering the Basic Input / Output System or CMOS setup, you need to check all the hardware device connection and the setting. If you see the Asus touchpad is in the Disable mode, then enable it and restart the computer. Now, check the device, is it working or not.
Corrupt Operating System files are another probable reason for a problematic touchpad. Usually, you will notice other problems due to corrupt system files, and as a result, the touchpad driver stops working.
When touchpad stops working you need to perform an Operating System repair installation. To install a repair, you need to access a recovery partition on the hard drive or use the Operating System install disk.
Finally, if the touchpad does not work properly or at all, it can be damaged. For further advice contact the computer manufacturer or take the laptop to the computer repair shop. You might need to replace the touchpad itself or other hardware components. If the touchpad cannot be modified, you can connect and use an external mouse.