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I have Elan Touch Drivers. I was wondering if I could install Synaptics Touch Drivers, because Elan has announced no plans on those extremely intuitive Windows 8 touchpad drivers that Synaptics will release in the near future.

Also, how do I determine how many touch points my touchpad supports? I know that it supports dual-touch.

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As a rule, you should not expect drivers from one vendor to work for devices from another vendor. This is like trying to use an AMD video driver on an Nvidia graphics card. (The exception to this rule is, of course, the base drivers that come with Windows - for some devices, they may offer full functionality...but I'm guessing these don't, because you're asking this question.)

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