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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Working KVM switch & wireless keyboard combination?

Is there a KVM switch that works with a full-size wireless keyboard? The switch must support a DVI monitor with 1920x1200 resolution. Wireless mouse support would be nice, but a wireless keyboard is ...
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Thinkpad Yoga TouchPad gestures stop working

I am having a problem with my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga in that it seems that the Touchpad has the tendency to stop recognizing multi-touch gestures like scrolling or zooming after the device has gone into ...
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Dell Touchpad stop working

I have a Dell Inspirion and I have these problems: 1- My buttons just don't work at all; 2- When I try to click with the touchpad it click as the right buttom instead of left and make a simple ...
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How to disable the ASUS VivoBook app?

So recently I've bought an ASUS K551LN, the design is pretty cool and all, but they added a pointless key on the keyboard which opens up an app called ASUS VivoBook. The app basically lets you see how ...
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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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How do I make the region for right click on the trackpad larger?

Right now I have secondary click set to bottom right corner in system preferences, but I would like for secondary click to be detected on the right half of the track pad. On my pc the trackpad comes ...
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Logitech Setpoint scrolling options?

Reverse vertical scroll option in Logitech setpoint program shut be nice. Any way to fix that, for my K400r och any other Logitech keyboards whit touchpad?
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Touchpad on linux way too slow

Recently my touchpad has gotten to be way too sow on Linux. I use Fedora with a Dell Inspiron 15R. It was working fine for months, but recently is unbearably slow regardless of my speed settings. I ...
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How to get two fingers scrolling on alienware?

I would like to use two fingers scrolling on my M11x r3. So, I checked the control panel and I just had one finger scrolling. I went to http://www.synaptics.com/en/drivers.php to update the drivers. ...
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MBP / OS X: Can't control mouse pointer: it jumps around erratically, random things keep getting clicked or selected

I've seen other, similar questions and I think my issue relates to more than just a dirty trackpad. Symptoms Mouse pointer moves around erratically. Very hard to control the the pointer. Sudden, ...
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Asus Vivobook S551LN trackpad doesn't work with Linux Mint 17

I've just received my new ASUS laptop and installed Linux Mint on it right away. Everything works so far, except for the trackpad: it only moves a few millimetres every few seconds. doesn't receive ...
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Disable Synaptics message to uninstall pointing device

I have an 2007 HP laptop with an MS intelliPoint USB wireless mouse as well as a SP2 Touchpad (hardwired driver version 15.0.24.0, 6/3/2010) both work fine together (no issues) but when clicking the ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working after battery drain in Samsung notebook

I was watching a video on my Samsung 400B4B notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 when it went to sleep because of low battery level. I plugged the AC power, resumed from the sleep but now the keyboard and ...
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how to disable a windows 7 gesture?

I'm ruining windows 7 Home Premium 64bit and I find that if I'm trying to click between apps quickly I'll often have a problem where even though I just left clicked on a program on the taskbar, it'll ...
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Dell Inspiron N5110 touchpad disabled but still working

I closed touchpad from device settings. It's now showing disabled. But still working. Also I can not set with FN + keyboard combinations. How to remove touchpad fully? Is there a way to remove it in ...
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Map out Windows 8.1 Clicks

I'm new to Windows 8.1 and Windows in general (I prefer Linux). How can you map out the clicks on your trackpad.Specifically, I want this mapping: Right or Left click = Right Click Control + Right ...
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Cursor moves when left or right clicking on trackpad

I'm on an acer aspire v5-572p. When I am using the touchpad, and I left or right click something, the cursor moves every time by a couple pixels because unfortunately the clicking area, is also a ...
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Windows 8: Occasional cursor movement, clicks, and interface interaction without a mouse or touch pad attached

My cursor is moving (it'll go in a direction, turn, etc, not totally random) and clicking (left and right) without any mouse or touch pad attached. I've uploaded a video of the weird behavior I've ...
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How to enable scrolling and pinching on a Synaptics touchpad?

A Windows update broke the touchpad functionality mentioned in the title. I downloaded the latest software from Synaptics for my SUS VivoBook S400CA, but I still can't scroll or pinch. How can I ...
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Can I use my Samsung Galaxy S5 as a trackpad?

My wireless mouse needs to be recharged. My trackpad - too. Is it possible to use my Samsung Galaxy S5 as a trackpad, not wireless preferrably? (I plugged it in my Mac Mini).
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No way to allow simultaneous typing and mouse movement

I have a TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A running Windows 8.1 (64-bit). I have seen many questions here addressing the issue of laptop touchpads not working when a key is being held down. All of the answers ...
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Is this over sensitivity, driver, or hardware issue

I can't figure out what kind of problem this is. Here is the scenario: Suddenly, the Synoptics touchpad on a Lenovo Yoga 13 started to behave strangely. The most strange thing is when the ...
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How can I fix jumpy touchpad response in xorg?

I have a newly-purchased ASUS 1015E-DS2 which came pre-loaded with Ubuntu, and the touchpad response is so bad to make the machine unusable without an external mouse. During small motions it randomly ...
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Editing the Synaptics touchpad driver registry settings

Running the latest version of the Synaptics touchpad driver (17.0.19) I'm also running mDesktop, which gives virtual desktop functionality. At the moment I have it set up so that "Ctrl + Left_arrow" ...
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Apple “Magic” Trackpad freezes within one minute in Fedora 20/KDE. Any ideas?

I suffer similar issues as others have posted here re: the Apple trackpad...this despite having installed the synaptics trackpad driver from the Fedora 20 repos. Two finger vertical scroll only ...
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Left click not working on touchpad or mouse

I have a very strange problem. I own a Lenovo ThinkPad E530c. At one point in its life, the left click on the touchpad simply decided to stop working. That keyboard-bound left-click button also did ...
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Keyboard press disables held mouse button (Dell XPS windows 8) (already disabled palm rejection)

I'm using a Dell XPS with windows 8 and a Cypress Trackpad. I was having problems because I need to use both the trackpad and the keyboard keys at the same time. I have already disabled the palm ...
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How to adjust left/right click regions in synaptics for clickpad

I have an Arch Linux running in a Dell Vostro 5470, and the left click works in the left side of the clickpad, but the right side does nothing. How can I enable the right click on the bottom-right ...
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Improving scrolling behavior in Chrome

I use Trello every single day. My issue with Trello (which probably isn't specific to Trello, but is the only "example" app I can think of that exhibits this problem) is that the browser window can ...
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Synaptics Driver will not install windows 8.1

I cannot install the Synaptics touchpad driver on my laptop. It is a Clevo we550eu, windows 8.1 pro. I am trying to install the latest driver version for clevo, v17.0.9.1 for windows 8.1. I have ...
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Synaptics touchpad driver crashes

My touchpad crashes when my PC is under high use. The click functions still work but the movement of the pointer does work and other functions of the touch pad itself are not working either. The ...
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Configuring larswm to use touchpad in Debian Wheezy

I have probably a rather strange taste regarding window managers but the best one I have found so far is larswm. Although it is available in Debian Wheezy, making it useable involves a bit of system ...
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Elan Pointing Device list does not show touchpad on Lenovo y510p

In an attempt to get a newer version of the Elan touchpad drivers, I have disrupted Elan's ability to see the touchpad device in the list of devices: Here you can see nothing is showing : But the ...
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Synaptics Clickpad not recognized

After a complete disk wipe on my Acer V5-573G I installed Windows 8.1 and the synaptics drivers for the touchpad, version 17.0.6.17 which I downloaded from the Acer Website. The driver install did ...
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Chrome keyboard losses focus when using two finger scroll

I Have a Dell XP 15, Chrome 34.0.1847.116. When using two finger swipe on the touch pad in order to scroll, the tab wouldn't accept keyboard presses anymore, e.g. the Backspace wouldn't go back, ...
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Reduce single tab delay in Mac OS after enabling tap drag

(OS X Mavericks) If you enable "System Preferences / Accessibility / Mouse & Trackpad / Trackpad Options / Enable dragging", you will be able to "double tap to drag", but there will be an annoying ...
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uninstalling touchpad driver to use a mouse instead

I have a Synaptics touchpad on a Toshiba laptop but want to use a Logitech mouse instead. Is is safe to uninstall the Synaptic driver(s) for the touchpad, or will that make it permanently unusable if ...
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Asus N750JV laptop Smart-Pad no longer works with gestures after lid is closed / sleep mode

Using Windows 8.1, after closing the lid or setting my Asus N750JV laptop to sleep / hibernate, when resuming the touchpad no longer reads multitouch gestures like pinch, zoom etc. It behaves like a ...
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Asus overscroll effect and multitasking

I just bought an Asus S400ca, and there is an bounce overscroll effect that i don't like, and when i use the 3 up fingers gesture, there is an OSX like multitasking, instead of the ALT + TAB ui, like ...
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Edge Scrolling on new Dell Touchpad

I hope this is the right place for this question. I recently (last week) purchased a XPS laptop from Dell. It comes with a version of Dell Touchpad (touchpad driver) that has no option for scrolling ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Z500 touchpad not working correctly

On my Lenovo Ideapad Z500 laptop, the touchpad works fine just after I power up the machine. A little later (usually 30 minutes to one hour) it starts malfunctioning. The pointer doesn't respond ...
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Pressing any key stops mouse from working, Backspace acts as “home” (Windows 7, Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319)

The Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319 I'm working on has two seemingly related problems. Firstly, the backspace key deletes one letter then acts as a "home" key. Del also does this. Surrounding physical keys ...
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Touchpad does not work when I hold down a key on the keyboard

I have recently received a DELL inspiron 15 laptop with windows 8 on it. I have tried out Minecraft on it but when I hold down the keys to move, the touchpad stops working. What do I do?
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Touchpad left-click not working - Linux Mint on Dell Vostro 3640

This is a question on behalf of my friend, so it might take me a little while to run tests and stuff. The problem is that periodically her touchpad won't left click, either by pressing the physical ...
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laptop's trackpad on a train: expected issues?

Is there a known issue with using a laptop's trackpad while on a moving train, i.e. is the EM field expected to interfere? I ask because everytime I use my Apple Macbook Air's trackpad (I'm running ...
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defining a key function in awesome window manager

I want to reprogramme a key on my laptop-keyboard in awesome window manager under Fedora. On my new Lenovo's keyboard there is no context-menu-key anymore, but I miss it. Especially in awesome it ...
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Lenovo smart gestures stopped working with 8.1 Windows

I have a Lenovo U310 touch laptop. When I upgraded to the better 8.1 Windows, my smart gestures disappeared. I called Lenovo and they have no idea how to fix the issue or even if they are going to ...
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touchpad having difficulties with right and left

I have an ASUS P500 with Mint 16 Cinnamon and after following this question at least now my right button works. Right ElanTech touchpad button not working in Linux But, it constantly confuses right ...
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External HP Mouse Suddenly stopped working In Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have an external HP mouse which was working fine with this Toshiba laptop, now suddenly it is not working anymore only on this laptop. On other laptops, the mouse is working fine and any other ...
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Disable Touchpad ARM Samsung Series 3 Chrubuntu

I have a Samsung Series 3 Chromebook running Chrubuntu Ubuntu 12.04. It works fairly well except that the touchpad becomes hyper sensitive when I suspend the laptop, and it seems that the proximity of ...