Touchpad Disabled on the Logon screen in Windows 8.1 [Fixed]

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As part of the most recent rollout of updates, we now have an offical solution for those who have a computer that is running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2 and the touchpad becomes disabled on the logon screen.
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From time to time, usually once per month, during the Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft rolls out a good number of fixes that solve annoying problems. Now, as part of its September rollout, Redmond has issued one update that takes care of the problems with the disabled touchpad on the logon screen of Windows 8.1

Touchpad problems on Windows 8.1 fixed by recent update

So, in order to resolve this issue, you will need to install the update rollup 2984006. The 2984006 update is part of the September 2014  rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. So, you just need to go ahead and perform the Windows Update function, just in case you’re not running the latest version. This should solve your touchpad problems when first logging in. This fix applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows RT 8.1

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