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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How to programmatically set trackpad sensitivity?

I would like to use the command line (I think defaults will be helpful) to set my trackpad sensitivity. However, I'm having a hard time figuring out which values to set. This doesn't appear to have ...
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Turn trackpad on/off on MacBook running Windows 8.1 in Bootcamp

I'm running Windows 8.1 in Bootcamp on a MacBook Pro and I use an external mouse. In OSx there is a function that disables the trackpad when a mouse is plugged in, unfortunately this is not the case ...
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HP Laptop keyboard and touchpad shut off randomly

It's an HP Pavilion DV7 (AMD quad-core) and it's HD has just been replaced. OS was loaded from OEM disks. Now, the keyboard and touchpad just stop working after a few seconds to quite a few minutes ...
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Changing scroll direction issues word 13

I am using Microsoft Word '13 on a laptop (meaning a trackpad), and I do work wherein I need to scroll up and down frequently. When I do this and I change direction (switch from scrolling up to down, ...
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Windows 10 Technical Preview - Synaptics Scrolling

OS Details: Architecture: 64bit Build: 9841 Synaptics: v15.3.22 Problem: Both two-finger and one-finger scrolling functionality does not seem to work for me in certain contexts. While third-party ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Disable Moving on Clickpad area

Really frustrated with the Laptop I have bought, it's a Lenovo M30-70 with Windows 7 professional. It has the synaptics touchpad driver. What annoys me is the whole click pad, I get very frustrated ...
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Make ConEmu scroll slower

Is there some way to make ConEmu scroll more slowly? I use touchpad gestures to scroll, and when even when I try to make the smallest possible motion to scroll, conemu will invariably skip 5-6 ...
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Delay in mouse movement when using both the keyboard & mouse simultaneously

I got a new Lenovo Flex 2 15 a couple of days ago, and the laptop is working pretty well. However, when I use the keyboard then quickly attempt to move the mouse with the touchpad, I am unable to move ...
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How do I stop my touchpad dragging scroll bars until I click somewhere to deselect them?

My touchpad has recently changed its behaviour. It used to be that I would: click on a scrollbar keep the button pressed touchpad up or down let go of the button and that would be ...
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Turn laptop touchpad into a drawing pad in Windows

How can turn my laptop touchpad into a drawing pad. I search a lot for this but the only thing I found was a software called Inklet the problem I have is that this software is for Mac only. So is ...
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Is there a way to record touchpad input?

I've been searching for a program or some other way in Windows to record the input that my touchpad sends. The reason I'm asking is because my Synaptics touchpad can do three finger swipes to go ...
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How can I disable my laptop trackpad in a Windows Remote Desktop Session?

Problem A client is complaining of accidental input with their laptop trackpads while using our software. They have a wireless mouse and have tried disabling the trackpad in the Device Manager on the ...
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Touchpad on keyboard not recognizing taps

I have a Compaq Presario cq56 and my touchpad is not working properly. I can move my cursor around the screen, but when I want to click on a program it won't do so. To get to my programs I have to ...
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flick gesture on touchpad doesn't save after sleep

Everything works just fine with my touchpad right up until i put my laptop to sleep. When I resume it the flick gesture (three finger swipe for 'back' and 'forward' in web browsing for example) is ...
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Mouse pad does not work on GNU/Linux for ASUS X552C laptop

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on an ASUS X552C laptop, along with w****** 8. The mouse pad does not work. I have not been able to identify it with lspci. Several searches have not ...
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My Samsung series 5 laptop's mouse is stuck on one spot and keeps clicking

I have a Samsung series 5 ultratouch laptop with Linux installed. Today my mouse just got stuck at the bottom middle of the screen and kept clicking every second. I tried rebooting the laptop, I ...
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Notepad++: Disable/lock zoom

I have a Surface Pro 3 with the type cover, which includes a touchpad. While the touchpad is a nice feature to have, it is difficult to use with Notepad++ for one reason: pinch zooming. Because the ...
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ELAN Touchpad Reverse Scrolling

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop that has reverse scrolling enabled and I can't seem to figure out how to switch it to natural scrolling. I tried to do it through through the registry with no luck. I ...
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ASUS Transformer Flip Natural Touchpad Scrolling

I bought a 15.6in ASUS Transformer. The touch screen interface is perfect, but the touchpad is a bit lacking. For one, I can't enable natural scrolling. It isn't a precision touchpad so I don't think ...
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Method of reduction of the workin area of touchpad (area of touch detection)

Is there a way / software solution which allows to decrease the area of touchpad which is taken into account by the system. I want to cut out 1 centimeter of right side of my touchpad, because I ...
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ThinkPad T440p clickpad configuration

I am currently trying to get the clickpad of my ThinkPad T440p to work according to my expectations, but am facing some issues. I'd like to configure the clickpad so that the three top buttons are ...
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Mouse disappeared (Windows 8.1, Asus VivoBook)

After using touchscreen more than usual, my mouse (I mean my cursor run through my touchpad) suddenly disappeared. Suspecting that it felt neglected, I showed it how much it was missed by trying to ...
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Touchpad Horizontal Scroll acting as Left/Right Keys

I have recently gotten a new Yoga 2 Pro laptop, but it is exhibiting some odd behaviour. I noticed it a few times, but have confirmed it now, but when I try to use the Horizontal scroll (with two ...
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Windows/Synaptics trackpad snapping backwards after clicking quickly

tl;dr: Whenever I move the mouse a small distance and click, Windows/Synaptics will pretend I didn't move the mouse at all, reset the cursor position, but still process the click at the wrong ...
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Elantech touchpad driver issues and input lag in Linux

I have a Lenovo U530 laptop. By default, the touchpad is not correctly detected at all (this bug report was my problem), but I fixed it with the driver in comment #137. Now two-finger scrolling works ...
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How do I set up Windows 8 so that I have normal scroll direction for mouse and inverse scroll for touchpad?

I am using Windows 8.1 on a MBP via Bootcamp. I would like to know how I can have natural scrolling for the touchpad, but normal scrolling for the mouse. This is how I have it set up in OS X (using ...
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How to decrease touchpad hover sensitivity? (Dell E6530, Alps touchpad)

I have an issue with the touchpad on my laptop. When I use it and I have one finger on the touchpad plate and another finger very close to the plate (but don't touch it with the second finger), the ...
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Thinkpad T420 upper UltraNav keys are not working

I have an issue with an T420. Using the Trackpoint the higher keys are easier to reach, but not working. Only the lower ones respond to clicks, the one with an red circle are not responding. I ...
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Sudden touchpad failure on Samsung 700G7C

I have Samsung 700G7C laptop which touchpad suddenly stopped working. It happened a few times a while back but I always got away with just rebooting the laptop. The way it happened was I use ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 - touchpad not listed under mouse after Vista reinstall

Touchpad is not responding after Vista reinstall. When I go to Control Panel > Mouse, touchpad is not listed. I think that I have latest drivers installed. It is listed under Device Manager > Mice and ...
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Glidepoint usb trackpad suddenly not working

I have this Adesso Glidepoint trackpad, which has worked flawlessly for a year. Then, about a week ago, over a couple days, it started acting flaky, then a blue screen of death, and now it doesn't ...
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Touchpad Issue on Synaptics

I just got a HP Pavillion TS15 Laptop... The touchpad worked fine the first day. But now, when I move the mouse vertically up or down , The whole screen scrolls instead of the pointer moving [ Like ...
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Does Control Zone touchpad in HP notebooks have standard LMB/RMB clicks at the bottom of touchpad?

I wanted to buy: http://www.x-kom.pl/p/203762-ultrabook-15-6-hp-envy-15-x360-u000ew-i5-4210u-4gb-1000-win81.html# but now I see it does not have normal touchpad but this one which does not work as it ...
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Disable touchpad over mouse button areas

Is there a reg hack (or anything, except post-it notes) to disable the touchpad where the mouse buttons are? The pointer is moving around whenever I try to click on a mouse button. (Shouldn't too be ...
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Laptop Keys / Touchpad do not work

When your keyboard and touchpad do not work on a laptop but the system still boots up, how do you debug and fix that. Could the motherboard be the issue?
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Remove Right Click Area on Lenovo ThinkPad W540

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 does away with dedicated buttons for the trackpad and instead the whole trackpad area is clickable. The lack of any buttons to feel, coupled with the fact that trackpad is ...
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ASUS Touchpad scrolls wrong way for short period of time

I'm using an ASUS Laptop with Windows 8.1, and in the past few weeks I've encountered an annoying issue where whenever I begin to scroll (in any application or webpage) with two fingers on the ...
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My cursor randomly moves to a specific location on my laptop

I have a new Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop with Windows 8.1. At random times, the cursor moves from where ever it is to a spot about 1 inch above the start button on the laptop screen. This is when my laptop ...
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Chrome and Firefox randomly disable trackpad scrolling os x

I recently installed the current Mavericks update. Now when browsing in Chrome or Firefox (haven't had problem in Safari) the track pad will stop working and am forced to use up/down arrows or scroll ...
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I am using touchpad & Mouse pointer on Dell laptop moves on its own

I am using this Dell N 5030 laptop for last 4 years.Recently I changed my hard disc & now I am using touchpad & Mouse pointer on Dell laptop moves on its own It opens files closes ...
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Working KVM switch & wireless keyboard combination? [closed]

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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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 ...