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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Disable TrackPad when physical mouse is plugged in

I have a Lenovo T450s running Windows 10. On my other laptops I had an option in mouse settings to disable trackpad when an external mouse is plugged in. However, on my T450s, the Synaptics control ...
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My touchpad scroll is not working in windows 10 [duplicate]

I just shifted from windows 8.1 to windows 10. My touchpad scroll was working with windows 8.1 but not with windows 10. I'm not able to find the settings for touchpad in control panel they only give ...
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touchpad/trackpoint latitude d830 not working

I have a Dell Latitude D830 notebook. It is working fine, except for the trackpoint/touchpoint. I have found another question here on superuser stackexchange, to achieve the opposite: enabling the ...
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Synaptics touchpad disable tap and doubletap on Windows 10 through Registry?

Upgraded Windows-7 to Windows-10, previous windows had ALPS driver package but now WinUpdate push Synaptics driver (v19.0.13.0). Unfortunately it does not bring wizard panel to set ...
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How to set Synaptics locked-dragging Timeout under Windows?

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y510p with Synaptics Clickpad and running Windows 10. I like to have Locked-Dragging feature but Synaptics settings application only allow to either turn it On or Off. However, I ...
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How to change three-tap behaviour from cortana to middle click?

I've just updated my Samsung NP730U to Windows 10. The touchpad driver (Elan Smart-Pad) updated it's driver too, and now the only option for Three-Finger-Tap is invoking Cortana. I'd much rather ...
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Can't uninstall Asus Smart Gesture

I updated to Windows 10, Smart Gesture is not working, can't type without being annoyed with touchpad, can't turn touchpad off with fn+f9. I downloaded new version for W10 which says I have already ...
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Setting up my touchpad to be one big button?

I'm forced to use Windows for a while, and I need some set up to work with my machine in a way I'm used to. I've got Asus N750Jv, which has a "mac"-style big touchpad, which is devided into 2 areas - ...
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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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I paralyzed my synaptics touchpad in Windows 10

I successfully upgraded yesterday from 8.1 and this morning I was looking at the new "desktop switcher." I was looking for an OSX style touchpad gesture to switch between them. I followed the ...
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On Windows 10, I cannot two-finger-scroll in Google Inbox with Chrome

I have a Dell XPS 13 (2015) which I just upgraded to Windows 10. I can no longer scroll using two-finger drag on the touchpad when in Google Inbox, using Chrome 45.0.2454.15. I can still scroll using ...
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How can I invert touchpad scroll direction on Windows 10?

I just switched to Windows 10 on my ASUS N550JV and installed related drivers from the support page of ASUS. The touchpad works great, but for some reason the direction of scrolling on touchpad is ...
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Windows 10 build 10240 Touchpad (Synaptics) does not work on initial startup

I installed Windows 10 build 10240 twice on my laptop (Sony Vaio SVS13A12FXS) Every time I boot up the computer, the touchpad does not work, HOWEVER when I plug in a wireless/wired mouse in, it ...
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Three-finger swipe browser back

Windows 10 broke my three-finger swipe to browser back. Now, it is the same action as the one-finger swipe-from-left-edge to switch programs provided in Windows 8/8.1. Is there any way to get it ...
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Upgraded to Windows 10, problems with touchpad

Lenovo, Yoga Pro 3 I have upgraded to Windows 10, and unfortunately, the touchpad is not working at all. When i connect the mouse it works, but the touchpad that is in the computer is not. I do not ...
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Synaptic touchpad scroll direction not consistently reversed in Windows 10

I bought a new laptop with Windows 10 and am having issues with the Synpatic touch pad. By default, two-finger swiping on the touchpad scrolled like a Mac (i.e. the scroll bars move against the ...
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Windows 10 on asus x44h touchpad scolling not working

I have just updated Windows 7 to Windows 10. My touchpad scolling (right-side) is not working anymore. I have no idea how to fix this in Windows 10. I have hit the start button and typed ...
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Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working

Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working. Will I have to wait for updated driver or is there a way to change settings? I previously had windows 7.
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Windows 10 touchpad — can't disable

I just upgraded to windows 10 and my fn + F9 doesn't turn off my touch pad. I tried to install the windows 10 smart gesture but I came across another problem, There's no app data folder in my user ...
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Synaptics touchpad in HP Envy Sleekbook 4: adjust 3-finger click

Using this built-in touchpad in my HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1161er win Windows 8.1 Pro, the driver version is 16.5.3.3 (the last available). I had some problems with 2-finger click, but this registry tweak ...
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How can I changes trackpad gestures and mouse buttons to access Task View (Multi Desktop) in Windows 10?

I have a Thinkpad with the latest Synaptic driver/software installed and a Logitech MX Performance mouse with SetPoint installed. I know I can switch between desktops using Win+Ctrl and arrows, but ...
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fedora 22 synaptics touchpad not working

I just received a new Dell Vostro notebook. The touchpad works fine when I boot into setup, or a Windows install DVD, but with Fedora 22 workstation (live and installed), the mouse pointer appears but ...
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Synaptics Touchpad: Can Edge Swipe Run Apps?

Some of you people will know about the Synaptics Touchpad as its a part of your laptop. There is a thing called "Edge swipe" that allows you to open a charms bar or switch between apps. I would like ...
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Disable Trackpad Lenovo L540

How can I disable my Trackpad on the Lenovo L540 under Win 7 ? The solution with the driver settings in mouse section doesn´t work for me.
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Pinch to zoom in Google Maps in Firefox affects webpage rather than the map [migrated]

I use Google Maps in Firefox 39 on my Dell Vostro laptop with Windows 7. When I try to pinch to zoom (on the touchpad), the entire webpage zooms in and out instead of the map itself. In other words, ...
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Install Synaptics Driver

I have installed the Synaptics Touchpad driver, version 18.1.3. I did this by clicking setup: The wizard appeared to install my driver okay: However, following a reboot, the driver appears to ...
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How to disable “tap to click” on ELAN Touchpad/Trackpad

I'm running Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba S50-B-15N Laptop. It uses an Elan Smart Pad, and its driver is called ELAN Touchpad 11.8.29.5_X64_WHQL. I really need to be able to disable its "tap to click" ...
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can i make a old touch screen monitor in to a touchpad for a laptop

I have a old laptop touch HP that does not work and I was wandering if I could us the touch screen monitor as a touch pad for my other laptop? is that possible? I jut want it to us it to draw nothing ...
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How to repair smart gesture / multitouch functionality on Asus q302la?

Smart gesture is installed on my PC and all the multi touch options appear as enabled. However they don't work. Moreover, I've also tried to apply Windows troubleshooting, and in fact it reports ...
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Laptop trackpad stops responding to taps / scrolling

Laptop: Acer Aspire One AO756 running Win 7 Home Device name: Synaptics Clickpad 8.1 on PS/2 Port Have both Synaptics and Elan ETDWare PS/2-X64 10.6.12.4_WHQL driver installed. If I don't have both, ...
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Dell XPS 13 touchpad occasionally goes into “drag lock”. Only fix seems to be restarting?

About once a week this seems to happen. Suddenly tap-to-click becomes tap-to-start-dragging. Click still works. The only way to get back to regular behaviour appears to be a restart. Turning the ...
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Disable Buttons Area - Asus Elan Touchpad

The problem is that the left-button and right-button are also included in the touch surface. I found out that this question is common, but i didn't find a solution for Windows(8.1) and Elan(touchpad ...
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How do I lock the trackpad on the Lenovo x250

How do I lock the trackpad on the Lenovo x250? I find no shortkey on the keyboard to do this. Is it possible to lock it temporarily without disable it in BIOS or the mouse properties? UPDATE: I don't ...
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Permanent disabling of touchpad

I own a Dell Inspiron N5050 Notebook running Windows 7 Home Premium. I am trying to permanently disable the touchpad. I installed the appropriate driver in order to manage my touchpad preferences, and ...
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HP Pavillion G4 2000 Touchpad Not Working

I have this Pavillion whose Touchpad stopped working a while ago, it didn't respond and the enabled/disabled LED doesn't turn on either. So then I bought another front case (because the touchpad is ...
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Dell Latitude running Windows 7. Touchpad works in some locations but not others?

This is the craziest thing that I've experienced three times. I leave my home office to work at a specific coffee shop and my touchpad is practically disabled. I can navigate with the "eraser head" ...
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Touchpad not working when running Windows server on Dell Inspiron 15

I've setup a dual boot on a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the original Windows 8.1 as one option and Windows Server 2012 R2 as the second. This works fine apart from the Touchpad doesn't work in ...
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Laptop Touchpad Disable Touch to Click

I'm struggling to get the terminology right on this one. I have one of the more modern touch-pads: Dell Inspiron 15 (7548) and want to disable the "light touch" to click. I've previously been using a ...
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Windows side scrolling like mac

Before this get flagged as duplicate, I do not mean either of these questions Smooth (!) mac-like two-finger scroll with Win7 / Synaptics Get two-finger scroll on Windows laptop touchpad (like on ...
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Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100 [duplicate]

On my Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100, the keyboard is not working. No matter what I press nothing responds. The touch screen is still working, and everything seems to be working properly, but I have ...
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Is there a way to force Windows to use Precision Touchpad drivers rather than Synaptics?

I have a Dell XPS 15 (9530) that has a Synaptics clickpad. I've tried tinkering with many settings and different Dell/Synaptics drivers, but there's always some aspects that don't work well (two ...
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Strong “Force Touch” feedback for normal clicks

On my new Retina MacBook Pro with the "Force Touch" trackpad, the click feedback feels disappointingly weak compared to the physical click of the old trackpad (and my Magic Trackpad). However, the ...
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Why does clicking my mouse select mutliple lines of text?

I am experiencing a weird issue on my dell laptop. When I click a webpage is will automatically select a few lines of text after my cursor. This happens whether I am using the buttons below the ...
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How to uninstall a Windows Update that seems invisible after installation

I learned the hard way that installing the "Synaptics driver update for Synaptics Composite USB HID Device" on Windows 7 x64 kills the trackpoint and touchpad of my Lenovo USB SK-8835 USB keyboard. ...
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Click and drag in windows 7 sticks after holding left click for a couple of seconds.

If I click and drag my mouse anywhere (such as to highlight text, or drag a file), if I continue to hold left click for about 2 seconds, the mouse will act like I'm still dragging after I release the ...
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Touchpad on laptop not clicking

I am able to move the mouse around with the touchpad but when I go to click I something the left nor right clicks do not work. I tried the fn + f9 keys. I have tried to restart the computer. I even ...
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Which driver is necessary to show the touchpad-disable option?

It seems that I accidentally removed a driver/software to enable the option to automatically disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in (explained in detail here). My Mouse settings currently ...
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Control touch pad on a Chromebook

I'm finding the touchpad on the my new Chromebook to be less than stellar, and was exited to read about a way to tweak its settings with tpcontrol, hoping I could get it to work more like I would ...
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Which driver to install for touchpad anti-palm detection?

I have an Acer Aspire 5742Z with the factory touchpad installed. Which additional driver do I need to install in order to gain the anti-palm detection (PalmCheck™) feature? At the moment, my only ...
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psmouse serio1: DualPoint TouchPad at isa0060/serio1/input0 lost synchronization, throwing 2 bytes

Recently I have had issue with my DELL Vostro 3750 laptop, the touchpad has eratic behavior. Looking at the dmesg output I can see: [175874.428170] psmouse serio1: DualPoint TouchPad at ...