Non-Functional Touchpad on iBook G4

Hi, I recently purchased an iBook G4 with no hard drive and when I boot into the installer from a disk to test out if everything works, the touchpad is unresponsive. Does anybody know why this is? If I boot into the boot selection or the installer the touchpad is still unresponsive. I really like this computer but why is this happening?

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The trackpad is glued to the uppercase. Try using an external keyboard and mouse to do your system installation.

Apple Part #:

922-6609

If it then fails to work use this guide to replace it: iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz Upper Case Replacement

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