[SOLVED] URGENT!! I downloaded driver booster and it made my laptop slower even after a reset

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Colif

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you might need to contact lenovo on their forums and see if anyone there has any smart ideas. Its clearly a problem with that model and I don't know who - lenovo or Microsoft - needs to fix it.
 
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you might need to contact lenovo on their forums and see if anyone there has any smart ideas. Its clearly a problem with that model and I don't know who - lenovo or Microsoft - needs to fix it.
So you can't help, I took it to my store where I got it and they weren't able to do anything. You are my last hope.
 
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did you look through the links? perhaps there was another solution in there i didn't see.
Ok, This is where I really need your help. which one do I delete the driver software, the one with an exclamation mark or the one without. I would assume the one without because it says that the other one isn't working and my trackpad int working
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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I had a duplicate Lenovo Keyboard Device - but not 2 HID Keyboard Devices. I kept uninstalling the duplicate which had the exclamation mark on it, but when I went to scan for changes it would just come back again. I was scared to do more in case I lost my keyboard too. Before I went to bed I installed every Windows update (again) and downloaded everything from here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/legion-series/legion-y540-15irh-pg0/downloads/driver-list/

Finally this morning I plucked up the courage to both uninstall - and this time, most importantly, delete the software for the duplicate. It's a box you have to tick after you hit when it asks if you definitely want to uninstall. Immediately after doing that I scanned for new changes again and suddenly HID-compliant mouse was back. Now that's all I have, no touchpad related firmware, but at least it's working (for now). I then did the Lenovo Diagnostic test which passed fine.
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops/No-touch-pad-driver-Lenovo-Legion-Y540/m-p/4508576?page=2


follow on to that one
the one I uninstalled (and removed the software of) was the duplicate 'Lenovo Keyboard Device' with the exclamation mark on it. As soon as I did that I re-scanned for new changes (in the Action heading on Device Manager) and suddenly my mouse was there! Been a few days now and still working fine. Mine is the Y540, but I hope it's works just the same for you. Good luck!
look at 2nd paragraph in top quote, there is an extra step.
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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So again for the people that didn't try this yet:

- Go to "device manager"

- Uninstall the keyboard option with an exclamation mark ( Check, Delete Driver )

- Go to the toolbar and on the right there is an icon with a " window and searchglass " that says: scan for hardware changes

- Click that and your touchpaad should work
 
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You have been such a big help and my trackpad works now, I want to thank you for staying with me and helping me for a week for free you also have spent so much time on me. Thank you
 

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