A touchpad or trackpad is a device, normally on laptops, which does the same thing as a mouse by tracking the movement of the user's fingers.

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Synaptics two-finger middle-click

I have a problem with my touchpad on HP laptop. I got Win10, Synaptics touchpad. I cannot set it to interpret two-finger tap as the middle tap in a mouse (e.g. two-finger tap on a link opens it in a ...
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Is there any alternative multitouch touchpad drivers to “Asus smart gesture” compatible with the Asus Zenbook? [on hold]

I recently bought a Zenbook UX305UA and the standard smart gesture driver offers almost no options for customization. I have tried to install some Synaptics and ELAN drivers but I can't seem to get ...
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Edge vs IE and the Facebook Like Button

I am noticing a distinct behavior difference between Edge and IE. In Facebook, if I use the trackpad to select "like" I am able to immediately click the "like choice" (opposed to angry, happy, etc). ...
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How do I disable (or replace the effect of) “overscrolling” in Windows 10?

I'm an OSX user and don't like that the scrolling feature moves the entire window on Windows 10. This creates a jarring effect on the entire screen, when I'm dealing with only a particular document. ...
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How do I make the Surface Book's trackpad work without a delay?

I am a mac user and am used to quickly using the trackpad after typing. It seems that if any key is pressed, the trackpad is disabled for .5 to 1 seconds. Is there any way I can reduce or eliminate ...
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How to enable 2-finger tap as right-click

The mouse buttons on an old laptop are no longer working, so I have to rely on tapping on the touchpad. I have tapping enabled in the Synaptics touchpad settings. One-finger tapping works fine for ...
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Elan Touch Pad settings - How to change 3 finger swipe

In my advanced ELAN touchpad settings, there seems to be no way to change the three finger swipe: As seen in the picture, I am using ELAN 15.8.8.2 and I am using Windows 10. I would much rather a ...
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How to Turn of the ASUS touch pad [duplicate]

My computer is an ASUS with Windows 7. How do I turn off the touch pad since I have a mouse in use?
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Unable to use egde-scroll in Gnome 3 on arch linux

I am trying to switch to Arch Linux with Gnome Desktop. Unfortunately, I can't set the scroll-method to edge-scrolling in the mouse-settings (They removed the option). It's set to two-finger-scrolling ...
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My laptop's touchpad behaves erratically

Laptop is a Dell Inspiron 7437. The problem appears in any operating system I install (running Windows 10 right now). So, most of the times, at startup, the touchpad works okay, but then sometimes ...
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How do I prevent my trackpad from accidentally double-clicking?

I own a Lenovo Yoga 900 that I bought last year. Ever since I received it, I disliked the trackpad because of it's inaccuracy. More specifically, what really annoys me about it is that whenever I try ...
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win 10, thinkpad t460 synaptics 3 finger gestures dont work

I am using Win 10 Edu with T460 Synaptics Touchpad and I have the same problem with losing 3 finger gesture after standby. Therefore I checked the registry as beforementioned in another topic. But I ...
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How to solve Chrome page jumps when scrolling after click? [duplicate]

I'm using Chrome Version 51.0.2704.106 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 64bit on HP ZBook 15. On any web page, when I scroll down (using the 2 finger scroll touchpad) click on any place on the page and try ...
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Jumpy scrolling behavior using Chromium with my touchpad hardware buttons

I am experiencing very jumpy scrolling in Chromium. When use my touchpad hardware buttons to click anywhere on a page, and then use two fingers to scroll, the scrolling gesture will cause Chromium to ...
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Disable Touchpad on Dell Vostro 3500 Windows 10

I can not disable the touchpad on my Dell Vostro 3500 laptop running windows 10. I've tried several ways without any luck.
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How to press the middle mouse button in Xubuntu in VirtualBox on MacBook Pro?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as a guest under VirtualBox Version 5.0.22 r108108 on a OS X El Capitan 10.11.15 host, on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013). In Xubuntu, I want to press the ...
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right-click on touchpad not showing menu

Laptop - Acer aspire ES 15 - MODEL- ES1-521-62EC - WINS 10 Hi, i cannot right-click on any link to open in a new tab. it just opens the link instead of showing a menu with options. This is a new ...
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Windows 10 mouse pointer is stuck at the top left corner

My mouse cursor jumps and gets stuck at the top left corner of the screen. What is the solution for this? Windows 10, Sony VAIO
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How to disable Chrome two-finger horizontal history navigation? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu, Chrome goes backwards/forwards through the browser history if I scroll horizontally. I want to disable this. Here are some keywords I searched for when I was trying to find a solution: ...
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[SOLVED]Touchpad not working even after clean OS reinstall

I had my machine with a Fedora23/Windows8 dual boot. All seemed to run smoothly until I needed more disk space on my Fedora partition. After claiming some space from the windows partition fedora just ...
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Synaptics: Enable 2-finger flick instead of 3-finger flick?

Is there a way to use the old 2-finger flick (swipe) instead of the new 3-finger flick with the newest Windows 8.1 driver? (17.0.19) 3-finger flick feels really unintuitive to me, because I only have ...
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How to enable three finger swipe in linux (Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit)?

I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit on my system. how to enable three finger swipe here, how can i set an event in three finget swipe ? e.g if i want to switch workspace in 3 finger swipe,...
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Two mice, two separate settings on mac

Is it possible to have separate settings (tracking speed, scrolling speed etc...) for each individual pointing device on OS X? In system preferences there are separate settings for mice and trackpads,...
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Windows 10: How to disable touchpad gestures for HID-Device

I want to disable the edge swipe gestures for the touchpad (not the touchscreen, though) on my Windows 10 tablet. However, the touchpad has no specific driver - it is only recognized as an "HID ...
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Tapping mouse touchpad does not work

I have a Fujitsu tablet running Windows 10. There are problems using the mouse touchpad. The pointer works, but using taps as a rule does nothing or brings up a pick list. I have tried ...
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enable scroll momentum in debian jessie

I am using debian jessie and when I lift my fingers scrolling stops, so scrolling to the bottom of a webpage is very tedious. On another partition on my laptop I upgraded to jessie (here I did a fresh ...
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Tap-to-click and vertical edge scrolling

I've a laptop (Lenovo B50-30) with a (Synaptics) touchpad. I've installed Debian on it. I want to enable the following things after LightDM is started: Tap-to-click Vertical scrolling at the right ...
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How can I kill pinch-to-zoom in a Win 10 PC, that has a “normal” (non- Non-precision) Touchpad?

Some people have asked on this forum how gestures can be enabled in their PCs. But gestures can also be a pain if they can´t be disabled. The touchpad of my Win 10 laptop has the mouse buttons ...
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Windows 10 tablet wakes up on touchpad or keyboard input

I am pretty sure I've digged through most of the available threads regarding this issue, and yet none provided a working solution. I have ticked off the "Allow device to wake PC from sleep" option in ...
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TLA hell and Lenovo T450s trackpad/keyboard bezel replacement parts

I intend to replace the buggy and unergonomic trackpad on my T440s with a T450s' trackpad as i believe they are compatible. This link is to a bill of materials for a T450s from Lenovo's website: ...
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Synaptics Touchpad exclude buttons from touch area

I have an ASUS Y50 with a Synaptics Clickpad V1.1 using Windows 8.1. The two buttons are also part of the "touch area" which is annoying if I want to drag & drop because the gesture is often ...
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Touchpad freezing after Windows 10 update on ELAN input device

I upgraded to Windows 10 since a week, the first issue that disappointed me is this mouse freezing when I'm typing. I googled two days, trying all solutions, nothing worked. I have ELAN device with ...
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Dont move mouse cursor on touch screen touch (laser control)

I control laser software as a hobby and do it with a Surface Pro 3. Is there a way to prevent a touch screens' mouse cursor moving to the spot you press on screen with your finger? See here ...
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How do I prevent the action center from appearing whenever I left click on my touchpad?

I just installed Windows 10 on my dell xps 13 a few weeks ago, and now whenever I left-click the Windows 10 Action Center will pop up whenever I left-click on my touchpad. I always need to left-click ...
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Mouse delay when typing

I have a delay when it's after I type my mouse doesn't move after a few seconds I stop typing, I had a virus on my computer I restarted it's whole system and I did this yesterday. I just re-downloaded ...
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Enable middle click with 3 finger click on synaptics touchpad

I have a dell xps 15 9530 with a synaptics touchpad running windows 10 I used to have another dell where I could 3 finger click and trigger a middle click. I've tried a few registry tweaks, but I can'...
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Touchpad not working on Linux Mint

I searched for a very long time and I can't find anything that fixes the issue. My issue is not only that my touchpad doesn't work, but that it isn't detected. The command from the debian wiki ...
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Prevent Thunderbird from automatic mark “read” while scrolling

On my Lenovo yoga 300-11IBY with a Elan smartpad Touchpad I have the problem, that when I scroll through the email list in my Inbox, the active line follows the visual part of the inbox. If I scroll ...
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6 second delay between using the keyboard and my mousepad working

I recently updated to Windows 10 on my HP 2000 Notebook, and have noticed a couple things that started happening.. There's a six second delay. Say I need to type something right now, in order to use ...
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Sony VAIO touchpad disabled for just one user

Touchpad works fine after boot and before login. Touchpad works fine when logged in as machine administrator. Touchpad stops working when logged in as a specific domain user. FN-F1 as that specific ...
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Any Tips To Remove Touchpad Delay? (Synaptics, HP Probook 455 G2)

I have an HP Probook 455 G2 laptop which I use occasionally. When using an external pointing device (i.e. MX Master via Bluetooth) I notice very little latency between moving the mouse and seeing ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Driver crashes occasionally when using multitouch

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad w520 running Windows 10 (upgrade from Windows 7, not full re-install, btw). Like other thinkpads, it has a touchpad from Synaptics. Occasionally, and only when performing ...
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Synaptics V7.5 Three finger flick

So I have a Synaptics V7.5 touchpad for my HP Pavilion 17 TS Notebook and the three finger alt+tab thing is not working. After I got windows 10 my three finger flick will only work after a reboot. If ...
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Invert Scrolling with Asus Smart Gesture for RoG computer

I saw a conversation on here a while back, but it didn't answer my question. I have a pretty spiffy computer all things considered, running WIN 8.1 (I'm still afraid to jump into Win10). But my ...
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How to adjust dell trackpad sensitivity without touchguard

I have a dell M6800 with a alps touchpad. I was wondering if there was anyway to adjust it's tap to click sensitivity. Touch guard is not an option because it turns the touchpad off when you type and ...
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Touchpad delay settings in windows 7

I have windows 7 in my HP laptop. But i want to change its Delay setting as this is causing problem while playing games for eg- when i am playing an first persion shooting game. i cannot shoot while ...
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Is there any way to prevent Chrome's zoom from resizing when using a laptop's scroll pad?

Often I find myself using a laptop's touch pad, with no mouse, and on Chrome, I find it is easy to mistakenly use the touch pad to change the zoom of Chrome. This happens when my left finger is ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome 3.18 on ArchLinux?

I'm running ArchLinux (Antergos) with Gnome 3.18.4 installed. I can't make touchégg work for multitouch gestures. I installed touchegg-git from the Aur (also tried touchegg). When I launch it, I only ...
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How do I disable touchpad tap-to-click on an Acer Aspire v3 572?

Running Windows 7. I want to turn off the tap-to-click feature without disabling the whole touchpad.
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Mac trackpad jumpy, until video on VLC opened

This is defying logic and I have no way to explain how this could be happening. Since about a couple of days now, my 2015 mac air trackpad has been jumpy (apparently widely complained about by others)....