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How can I disable this scrolling icon?

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Windows 7, Synaptics TouchPad

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let me guess, are you on dell ? –  Lamb Sep 12 '12 at 16:48
    
yes, i am using a dell laptop. –  Zulakis Sep 12 '12 at 16:58
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According to this forum topic there should be a registry key you can change:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTPEnh]
"UseScrollCursor"=dword:00000000

If its not there, make one (dword).

Registry changes are made with regedit, press Windows + R and type regedit.exe

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I somehow managed to disable this in my old windows installation without modifying any icon files. There must be a way. –  Zulakis Sep 12 '12 at 17:00
    
And yes, I only want to remove the icon. –  Zulakis Sep 12 '12 at 17:00
    
Thanks! This did it :-) –  Zulakis Sep 13 '12 at 7:52
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