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Please choose the USB key you plugged in to create bootable linux. Screw the palm rest back into place and then return the battery pack to its compartment. I was using a mouse so didn't notice it at the time. To download the Lenovo Linux Diagnostics – Bootable USB files, follow the instructions below: To download the installation file, click here. http://www.techieknowhow.com/my-touchpad-does-not-work-on-ibm-thinkpad-r51/

Is it Hardware or Software? Lot into Windows, go to the Windows Start menu and launch the command with Administrator privilege. It came all set up and everything seems great (HUGE system!) but I can't get the touch pad to work, only the red button in the middle, along with the corresponding If the touchpad is enabled in BIOS, then I'd guess that either the cable needs to be reseated at the systemboard, or it is defective, in which case you can get

Choose Mouse A pop up screen of Mouse Properties Choose UltraNav tab or ThinkPad tab Note: If your system doesn't have ThinkPad or UltrNav tab, need to install Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Review the Device Status field for an error. Note that all data will be lost on this key when you create the bootable diagnostics When the LenovoBootable Generator window opens, click on the Type pull-down and select Linux. I have a USB mouse and it's working fine.

Thanks, TW TennisWitch, Feb 5, 2005 #1 DaveBurnett Account Closed Joined: Nov 11, 2002 Messages: 12,970 Both should. This is my very first week working on Linux Mint and I have just some few evening hours to use it. Fn-F8 does not workP.S.. http://www.lenovo-driver.com/touchpad-operate-ibm-thinkpad-r51/ I did copy the SERVICE001 partition to the new drive.I tried reloading the drivers from IBMTOOLS directory and ran the THINKPAD Ultranav utilities/setup.

Fantastic job you folks do here.I have an R51, type 2888.The trackpoint and touchpad are not functioning at all any longer. All rights reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Browser Compatibility UA-20013709-3 True 100 Support Shop Support Product Home Drivers & Software Documentation How-Tos & Solutions Diagnostics References (2) Lenovo: ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) Hardware Maintenance ManualMicrosoft: Open Device Manager Resources (2) Microsoft: Explanation of Error Codes Generated by Device Manager in Windows XP ProfessionalLenovo: Support About I recognize this issue as solved, and let it sleep for the moment.

All rights reserved. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=79340 Confirm that the cable connecting the touchpad to the motherboard is secure. Thanks a lot to you helpers, I'm learning a lot these days! Time frame was about 6 months after purchase in early 2012.Did a complete restore of the system from [email protected] backupsto solve some other problems and expected the Touch Pad to work

Would it be affected by a loose wire at the touchpad?Thanks again.ROFL Top Profile Reply with quote Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 his comment is here Loosen and remove the screws from the bottom of the case. The Backups were made shortly after I purchased the R51 last year. Click here to join today!

Zstar replied Nov 13, 2016 at 10:46 PM Blue Screen crash dumps & high... Verify that an external mouse is connected properly to the USB PORT Notes: A USB port and an operating system with USB support is required to attach a USB interface external Drabdr replied Nov 13, 2016 at 11:52 PM Help for a sad situation esp... this contact form Thanks for any help. _________________T60pX61 Top Profile Reply with quote Harryc Post subject: Re: R51 touchpad, trackpoint and external mouse not working.PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:54 pm Offline

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Continue to press any key and then you can remove the USB key from the machine. Although this button can sometimes come in handy, particularly when you are doing a lot of typing and have a sensitive touchpad, you may push it by accident.

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You can access the BIOS on your ThinkPad by pressing the F1 key when booting up the computer. Would it be affected by a loose wire at the touchpad?Thanks again. _________________T60pX61 Top Profile Reply with quote Got2UnderClock Post subject: Re: R51 touchpad, trackpoint and external mouse not Touchpad Button The ThinkPad R51 comes with a button that temporarily disables the touchpad. How can we improve it?

Check the Hardware Turn off the IBM ThinkPad. Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. It may vary slightly or significantly with other versions or products. navigate here The UltraNav driver is the specific touchpad driver for the ThinkPad R51, and without this driver, the touchpad will not work.

To download this image, Click on the Lenovo Diagnostics - Bootable CD ISO file here When the file Download window opens, click Save Choose a folder to put it in and In 'System Information', devices, input devices, I find for instance lid switch, keypad, thinkpad-buttons and the trackpoint button. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I downloaded the version for Windows XP and tried to run it in the Terminal.

Fred Caro View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Fred Caro 11-09-2014, 05:38 AM #4 bjoerng44 LQ Newbie Registered: Nov Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Windows XP: Open the Start Menu Open Control Panel Select Printers and Other Hardware Select Mouse Select the UltraNav tab Ensure that both TrachPoint and TouchPad are enabled by placing a Should I perhaps look for a physical explanation?