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How to enable the Touchpad on a Lenovo Ideapad Z400

Description: This article describes how to enable the touchpad on a Lenovo Ideapad Z400.

  1. When notebook computers go to sleep, hibernate or an update occurs for windows, it can keep the touchpad from working.
  2. On the keyboard, the keys that are used to enable or disable the touchpad is the Fn + F8.
  3. Hold down the FN key and then tap the F8 key which has this symbol.
    F8 Function Key
  4. This is a toggle switch that turns on and off the touchpad. Turning off the touchpad is useful for when you are typing and wish to keep the cursor from moving from one location to another, causing words to be typed in the wrong location. As well as using the Multi-touch screen to navigate through Windows.