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    Trackpad problems

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    Trackpad problems
    I have the Mac Trackpad and got a warning that the battery level was low. I removed the old ones, replaced them with new ones and now it won't work at all. Since the old ones still worked, I put them back in and they don't work either! We have rechecked that they are in correctly, even went to a Mac site to verify.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks.....I am headed for bed here on the EST timezone but will check back in the morning.

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    Trackpad problems
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    Do you mean that it does not work at all or that it refuses to pair/maintain a connection? My keyboard experiences an issue from time to time where it looses connection and will not red-pair for some time then will suddenly work again.
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    Trackpad problems

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    I always like to try simple things first--- do you have the batteries in the right way? Or is the cover latched? Hope it is a simple fix.

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    Trackpad problems
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    Have you looked in the Bluetooth section of System Preferences.

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    Trackpad problems

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    checked the manual. batteries are correct, end cover is secure, bluetooth trackpad search through system preferences says there is none! I have done this before darn it ! And, the curser won't budge.

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    Trackpad problems

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    I decided to try and restart the computer to see if that might help matters and now I have another issue It says that my Evernote won't close so it cannot restart. There is nothing running from Evernote. I closed it all and even checked the Mission Control and there was nothing from Evernote open.
    Also - this is the small trackpad, the "Magic Trackpad", not one attached to the keyboard like on a laptop.

    Any help on this situation?


    Mac Mini, OSX 2.3 GHz Intel Core 15, 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3

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    For the Evernote problem, open up Activity Monitor and close any Evernote related processes (Evernote and EvernoteHelper).

    Have you tried setting up your trackpad again? And, perhaps a stupid question - is it on?
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    Sorry, but what is Activity monitor and where do I find it? And if there is a power switch, I don't know where it is. To install again...you got me on that one since my son did all of the set-up on this one for me.

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    Check /Applications/Utilities/.

    See page 3 here for a diagram that points out the power button.
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    Trackpad problems

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    Good grief! How simple was that! I'm feeling really dumb at the moment.....if I ever knew that was there, I forgot it. Thanks so much. For future problems I will now know to go find a manual from Apple!

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    Quote Originally Posted by julieae View Post
    Good grief! How simple was that!
    Exactly!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by julieae View Post
    For future problems I will now know to go find a manual from Apple!
    As a suggestion. Many times many answers can be found via a quick internet search as well (not just Apple manuals)!

    - Nick
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    - Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
    - Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
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    Trackpad problems

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    Thanks Nick. I might have even thought of that myself, eventually. In any case, this was a lesson along the path of learning this machine!

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