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 Touchpad while typing without having synaptics

I want to disable the touchpad while I am typing but my computer does not have the software to disable it. How can I go about this? I have a 64-bit Toshiba Kira UltraBook running Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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Trackpad not fully functioning after resume from sleep (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 x64 on a 2012 MacBook Pro via Boot Camp. Often, when Windows resumes from sleep, the trackpad does not function fully. Move and single click work, but two-finger click and ...
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Cannot disable touchpad and cannot use headphones in Windows 7

Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer and now I am using Ubuntu in a Dual mode with Win7. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, I have noticed the following problems in ...
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How to write a new Linux kernel driver? [closed]

I found this tutorial: http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/XorgInputHOWTO/ It says: Note that if you think about writing a new input driver for a “common” device (e.g. touchscreen, ...
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Synaptics Touchpad hangs when system disk activity is high

I have a Dell Inspiron 3543 laptop, with Windows 10 and newest drivers from Dell website. When system disk activity is around 100%, then the touchpad stops responding (i.e. the cursor does not move ...
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Touchpad behaving erratically

Symptoms: Cant move pointer up and down, only side to side. When moving side to side it jumps around erratically. When using USB mouse the pointer jiggles from side to side. The touchpad can detect ...
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Left touchpad button hard to press

Setup Sony VAIO E Series Model: VPCEB1AGG Other model no: PCG-71312W Problem The left touchpad button doesn't work properly. It needs to be pressed a lot harder than the right button before it ...
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Is there a Stand-alone Touchpad with included tap-to-click functionality? or a way to get Windows Server 2012 to detect a Logitech Touchpad?

I'm currently using a Logitech Wireless Touchpad T650. Out of the box, the touchpad has press-to-click functionality, but not tap-to-click. To give it tap-to-click, it needs software called SetPoint, ...
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Can't find ATK Package Driver after roll back

I am having problems with my ASUS Smart Gesture in Windows 10 like many other ASUS Laptop owners. I rolled back the ATK Package drivers before trying a reinstall of first ATK then Smart Gesture and ...
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I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and my touchpad stopped working

I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and my touchpad stopped working. I've tried installing the drivers straight from the Asus website but it says that I need to uninstall the other one first. When I go to ...
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Touchpad one-finger directions are askew

I just upgraded a Lenovo Laptop to Windows 10. For some reason, the trackpad is messed up and moving the cursor in the wrong direction. The cursor moves right when I go up, down when I go right, etc. ...
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Sometimes my touchpad changes so that “tap” becomes “start drag” rather than “click”. How can I fix this without a reboot?

I have a 2015 Dell XPS (new style), and sometimes it exhibits the above behaviour. Typically once a week or so. I've not noticed any common pattern that triggers it. A reboot always fixes it, but ...
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How can one disable right click on Asus UX303LN trackpad asus smart gesture

I have an asus UX303LN and it has two methods to right click on the trackpad, the first is to use 2 fingers on the trackpad which I like and would like to keep. The second is to click in the bottom ...
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touchpad windows 10 not scrolling ASUS X555L

I was wondering if there is a specific fix I need to preform in order to get my touchpad to scroll again. I read some of the other replies on this topic and it seems like this is a common problem yet ...
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Windows spontaneously coming to front

I have a new Windows 10 Lenovo Thinkpad W550s laptop, and for some reason, numerous times a day (maybe every hour or so), suddenly a different window will pop to the front. Sometimes I'm not even ...
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Windows 10 bottom right corner primary click doesn't work after unchecking “Enable Secondary Corner Click”

I'm on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro using the Windows 10 19.0.9.5 touchpad drivers, which apparently are identical to the latest Windows 10 touchpad drivers available on the Lenovo website. Since this ...
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Synaptics driver clicks when using Styk on Windows 10

I am using a HP-EliteBook 8570w and I have some problems with my touchpad since I installed Windows 10 (64-bit). If I try to drag something with the "Styk": then I get a click on every move the ...
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Windows 10 - apple touchpad driver incomplete or damaged

A few days ago my macbookpro touchpad stopped working with windows 10. My attempts to fix the issue: a) Looking at the device manager, I can see that the touchpad drivers (there are 2 of them for ...
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Installing touchpad drivers

I want to install a different driver for my touchpad (synaptics driver) so that I would be able to use three fingers tap to middle click. I have no idea what kind of driver I have (my computer is an ...
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Pointer (mouse touchpad or touchscreen) click event not working in Win 8.1

So, my win 8.1 laptop click is malfunctioning, but in a very weird way: I can click icons in the desktop, i can drag to create boxes (update now i can't). I can use chrome freely. BUT I can't click ...
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Scrolling sensitivity issues with synaptics touchpad driver

I'm having a really annoying scrolling issue with the touchpad on my Lenovo X250 (Windows 10). The sensitivity of scrolling is dramatically decreased following the use of trackpoint scrolling. ...
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How can I enable two finger scrolling on Synaptic TouchPad in Windows 10?

I have Dell XPS 17 702X notebook with on board Synaptic TouchPad. I recently updated Dell licensed Windows 7 to Windows 10 with only issue to get work WiFi driver to be able to receive other via ...
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Linux Mint on Macbook pro: cannot find valid keyboard layout

I managed to install Linux Mint 17.3 (Mate desktop) on my Macbook Pro (dual boot). Most things run perfectly but I have a big problem with the keyboard layout. I have an Italian keyboard and lots of ...
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Trackpad changes after Windows update

My computer auto-installed Windows update KB3120677 last night. This update changed my trackpad's behavior in two irritating ways that I can't figure out how to undo. My PC is an ASUS Zenbook ...
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Enabling edge pull touchpad gestures in Windows 10

I searched the Internet thoroughly but I could not find an answer. My touchpad is Synaptics, computer is HP Envy k000st. Despite many people, I loved the edge-swipe (edge pull) touchpad gestures ...
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Laptop Keyboard and touchpad don't work INSIDE windows -Both intergrated KB/M and external

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 7520 SE OS: Windows 7 Home premium Hi, today i encountered a very strange issue and after a lot of searching, i still haven't found a solution. I was using my laptop as usual, ...
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Is there a regedit or something to force my bootcamp Windows 10 to recognize my 2014 MacBook Pro touchpad as a Precision Touchpad?

Is there a regedit or something to force my bootcamp Windows 10 to recognize my 2014 MacBook Pro touchpad as a Precision Touchpad? I realized it may be a driver thing, but it seems like there should ...
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Prevent touchpad from being disabled by keypresses | Synaptics

My Synaptics Control program looks totally different from the ones from tutorials which trying to solve this problem. For example this one: http://i.stack.imgur.com/KVibX.png But here is mine: ...
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“Scroll inactive windows when I hover them” option not working in Windows 10

I've been trying to turn off this option for a while now and it still is active. Actually it never worked properly to begin with. When I execute scrolling on an inactive window, it should scroll the ...
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Mouse pointer gets very “swimmy” often

I recently got an intel NUC pc to use as a media computer. So I use this keyboard/mouse combo with it. I'm running Windows 10. When I plugged it in for the first time it installed all the necessary ...
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Surface Pro 4 keyboard not responding and LEDs don't work

My Surface Pro 4 Type Cover keyboard is not responding to any key presses or touchpad movements. When I press the Caps or the Fn key, the LEDs don't light up. When I close the cover, the surface ...
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My cursor moves without me touching it

This is a Lenovo r60. I suspect this is a hardware issue because the same thing happened on my previous OS (Linux Mint) and now its happening again on my new OS (Debian Lenny). After logging in my ...
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Surface touchpad not working

Sometimes my Surface Pro 4 touchpad stops working when I resume from sleep. The keys on the type cover still work, just no responsiveness from the touchpad. Microsoft support recommends reattaching ...
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Dell Inspiration 11 3000 keyboard and touchpad break down

This morning the notebook keyboard seemed to have converted to "fn" functions for no reason. For example pressing letters such as l, m, n, o etc. would open function windows on the desktop unless the ...
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Disable touchpad when using mouse in Win 10 on HP EliteBook 8440p

Is there a way of doing this on my laptop? I once found a solution on an old Toshiba for Win7 (something I had to download) but that one died and I got a Dell (also Win7) where that option was ...
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I need to press the clickpad of my Dell XPS 13 very strongly for a click

since a few weeks, my touchpad has gotten unusable. First I thought an update messed up the Synaptics driver config. But then I realized that the config works. It's just that I have to press the ...
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Touchpad features not working

I have a newly purchased HP 15 TX-202 notebook. Two weeks after purchase, the scrolling, zooming or any other of such option (i.e. gestures) stopped working. I've tried restoring it several ...
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New windows 10 hp laptop will not retain synaptics touchpad one finger scroll. Reverts after booting

Every time i boot my hp laptop (Hp 15-f337wm) I have to go through process to enable single finger scrolling in settings despite having applied and ok'd the setting. It's a pain in ass. Don't know ...
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Touchpad not working on XPS 13

I just got a brand new XPS 13(9350) to realize that touchpad doesn't work at all. whoa! Apparently the touchpad is working in UEFI settings, nowhere else. Windows 10's Device Manager has recognized ...
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Elan Smart pad disables itself

I have a very bizarre problem. I have a laptop running Windows 10 pro, with an Elan Smart Pad. The problem is that it would disable itself in a seemingly random pattern. I got around it by navigating ...
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Laptop touchpad's clicks just stoped working

Recentely my laptop got a weired problem: the touchpad just stoped clicking. It's still moves the cursor, but it doesn't click (even the "physical" buttons or the "touch click"). With a USB mouse ...
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How can I disable touchpad functionality of the mouse keys of my Fujitsu Lifebook E744?

My Fujitsu E744 notebook has an integrated touchpad, i.e. the mouse keys are also part of the touchpad and sensitive to finger swipes translating into cursor movements. This is extremely annoying for ...
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No Precision TouchPad Settings

I looked at Is there a way to force Windows to use Precision Touchpad drivers rather than Synaptics? Even after installing the update KB2975719 I do not get the precision settings in the device ...
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Touch Pad and External Mouse Behaving erractically after installing Synaptics Drivers in Samsung Laptop

Everything was going good, before I installed Synaptics touchpad drivers. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 so my previous drivers were incompatible so i decided to upgrade drivers, in previous ...
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Toshiba C75D B7202 Windows 10 disable laptop trackpad and mouse

My fiancee and I just got a new Toshiba laptop, but whenever she uses the keyboard while on the Internet - any graze of the touchpad, or mouse buttons wreaks havoc on the Firefox and Waterfox ...
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Linux/KDE - How to stop trackpad cursor jumping when scrolling with one finger and clickin with thumb

I like to scroll with my index finger and click with my thumb in the lower half of the trackpad (rather than tapping, I like to actually click). Quite often when I do this, the cursor will jump to ...
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Since upgrading to Windows 10 my touchpad rapidly switches from enabled to disabled

My laptop is an MSI GT70 Dragon edition. Since upgrading to Windows 10, whenever I wake up my laptop and after I enter the password the touchpad will toggle between enabled and disabled, sometimes for ...
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Install OS X - Can't select hard drive to start installation with broken trackpad / no mouse

I am trying to replace a dead hard drive on a 2011 Macbook Pro 13", and trackpad can move but not click. I have also tried 3 USB mouses but none work in either USB port (all work fine on this computer ...
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Windows 10 multitouch gestures

After using OSX for a while, I've grown attached to multitouch gestures for things like mission control and switching between virtual desktops. Is there anyway for me to use my wacom intuos pen and ...
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x220 touchpad parameters on Elementary OS

I have Elementary OS installed on my Lenovo X220. The touchpad works OK but one really annoying thing is that during the time the 'button' is depressed the bottom part of the touchpad which comprises ...