laptop touch pad

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laptop touch pad

Post by paul4990 » Sat Jan 05, 2008 6:53 pm

hi i ripped apart an old hp omnibook 2100 for its touch pad. it has 1 chip on it that is a synaptics. it has 4 wires (red black yellow and white) that are connected to the laptop.

i cut up an old usb wire and it had the same wires. i plugged it in, and it said not recognised.

i dont think its usb. and help?

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Post by timmeh87 » Sun Jan 06, 2008 12:53 pm

you plugged it into the same laptop? You would need a driver for it otherwise, maybe.

Are you sure it is not PS/2?

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Post by Bibin » Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:32 am

It is certainly PS/2. I have yet to see a trackpad that isn't PS/2, even in a rather recent laptop.

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