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HP laptop touch screen not working

Since machines tend to get slower and older after a certain time period, it is possible that your HP laptop might start to work inappropriately. Sometimes, you may face issues with your keyboard and sometimes the touch screen of your laptop may become irresponsive. Below are given some of the troubleshooting methods to fix your HP laptop touch screen issues.

Troubleshooting Touch Screen Issues in Windows 10, 8

Method 1

At times your HP laptop’s touch screen might not work because it has not been enabled or you haven’t installed it. In this scenario, you can try to enable and reinstall the touch screen driver on your HP laptop. This you can do by going to the“Device Manager” settings tab.

  1. Open the “device Manager” from the search bar of your Windows.
  2. Now, click on the “Human Interface Devices” option to open its list of options.
  3. When you see the “touch screen” device, right-click on it.
  4. After this, click on the “enable” option.
  5. If you do not see the “enable” option then tap on the screen and check if it responds or not. If not, move to the next step.
  6. Again, right-click on the “touch screen device” and hit the “Uninstall” option.
  7. Now, restart your HP laptop and reinstall the touch screen driver.
  8. Check if the touch screen is responding or not.

Method 2

Configure the touch display settings of your HP laptop.This will help the device to recognise your screen as a touch screen. To do this,

  1. From your Windows device, search and locate the option that reads as “Calibrate the screen for pen and touch input” and click on it.
  2. Now click on the “setup” option from the “Display” tab followed by “Touch input”.
  3. Now, follow the onscreen instructions and your laptop will identify your screen as a touch screen.
  4. In the end, tap on the screen ad check if it works or not. If not, contact HP Support.

This method will definitely help Windows users to turn on the touchscreen Windows 10 option.

How to fix HP touch screen laptop keyboard not working?

To get rid of this issue, you can either use HP Scan doctor or do as described in the next section.

  1. Shut down the computer and then press the “Power” button.
  2. After doing this, you have to press the “Esc” key immediately. Do it multiple times and this action will open the “Startup” menu.
  3. Now, press the “F10” key. This action will open the BIOS settings of your device.
  4. After this, press the “F5” key followed by the “F10” key. This will load the default settings and the changes will get accepted simultaneously.
  5. It’s time to restart the computer followed by opening the “Device Manager”.
  6. Once you do this, click on the “view” option.
  7. Now, tap on the option that reads as “Show hidden devices”.
  8. Expand the “keyboards” option and right-click on the keyboard name.
  9. After this, click on the “Uninstall” option to remove all the devices from the “Keyboards” category.

In the end, restart your HP laptop and try to use the keyboard. Check if the issue has resolved or not. If not, get help from HP Laptop Support.

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