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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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 ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between work spaces with my touch pad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried this solution, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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Touchpad driver, that uses 2 separate fingers for clicking and moving? [closed]

The task Place a file in the middle of your desktop. Move your cursor to the top left corner of your desktop. Move your cursor to the bottom right corner of your desktop, while grabbing the file in ...
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How to “one tap and hold in order to drag” in Windows 10 with a touchpad

I have an ACER laptop with Windows 10 and I`ve been struggling with one frustrating setting that I cannot change: I use a touchpad for my work. In order to drag and move a scrollbar, I need to point ...
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elantech touchpad mouse-up fails on win10

Windows 10 upgrades seems to have caused a myriad of touchpad-problems for users of several different laptop brands including Acer, Lenovo, Asus and others. But I have not yet found anyone with the ...
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Windows-7 mouse and touchpad stops working, only restart helps

On my Dell Business Laptop (probably 3 years old) the mouse randomly stops working in Windows 7. The windows pointer will not move, even though I move the USB-mouse or use the built in touchpad. The ...
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How do I reduce the “touchpad mouse movement” area on Windows 10?

Whenever I click the left or right button on the touchpad, the mouse cursor moves a bit. This sometimes has the effect that when I for example try to click a button, the mouse cursor is moved and I ...
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My touchpad is not working on Dell Inspiron 3542

I replaced Ubuntu with Windows10 32-bit on my dell Inspiron 3542. However, now my touch-pad is not working. Cursor is not showing on the screen and there is no option for mouse in device manager and ...
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Trackpad touch events on Windows 7

I have written an application that uses touch events in Windows 7 (using Qt). I've decided I don't actually need a touch screen for this application and want to support trackpad input. Unfortunately, ...
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Touchpad Scrolling not smooth in My Mozilla and Foxit Reader

I use Asus Laptop with installed touchpad driver. I have any problems about my touchpad scrolling. While i'm browsing in Mozilla Firefox and opening pdf files in FOxit Reader, my touchpad is not ...
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Dell XPS 13 touchpad randomly stops working

The touchpad on my Dell XPS 13 laptop randomly (but frequently) stops working. When this happens I cannot move the cursor at all with the touchpad. The keyboard still works and I can even still use ...
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touchpad of toshiba laptop stops after Windows 10 login

I have a situation where the trackpad of a Toshiba C50-B-11D laptop stops working aprox. 1 minute after login into Windows 10. When on the start-up splash screen (login screen) trackpad and buttons ...
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Repair a broken flat cable connector

I've replaced the HDD in a laptop, and while doing that I needed to disconnect several flat cables. Notably, the one for the trackpad is now causing problems. The photo below is from the iFixit ...
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Using Dell middle trackpad button as middle mouse button?

I have one of the various Dell laptops that actually has 5 buttons around the trackpad (a Latitude E5550): I really like the middle mouse button and use it quite often, so I would like to use the ...
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Synaptics touch pad in HP laptop keeps reactivating after upgrading Windows 10

I’ve disabled my synaptics touch pad twice now in Windows 10. But on restarts it keeps reactivating. Which causes all kinds of problems with typing and the zoom feature in Chrome. Maybe some day I ...
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HP Envy Windows 10 - touchpad does not stay disabled

My wife has a lovely laptop - HP Envy. The problem? Every single day she screams that the damned touchpad is back on. I go find the settings to disable and she is golden for a while. A restart or ...
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Mouse and clickpad won't work in OS X 10.6.8

Got an old, but bold black macbook 2006 with 10.6.8/snow leopard. A few days ago, without notice, my trackpad started going mad, quickly evolving to a point in which the clickpad doesn't respond to ...
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How do I make it so that I can move the mouse and type at same time? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Flex3 and it is Windows 10. The internet isn't really helping me on this. Like none of the instructions on other links are helping me. Does anyone now how I can make it so that I can ...
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Disable touchpad on Lenovo laptop G585 Windows 8.1

I am trying to disable the Touchpad. I have tried every suggestion I could find but it has not turned it off. I tried Fn+F6 and/or F8. I did try BIOS but I don't know how to identify the Touchpad ...
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How do I turn off the touch pad?

I have a Cyberpower laptop. All of my hardware was working perfectly bfore I upgraded to Windows 10. I have a USB mouse that is connected, however, my touch pad is still active. How can I turn off ...
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ElanTech touchpad not working - “lenovo B50-30” right-click or multitouch (never both)

My problem, I want to scroll on the "lenovo B50-30" with two fingers, but the right-click should be possible with the hardware-botton. It is a Linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I used this code to make the ...
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Windows 10 - touchpad scrolling in a wrong window

I'm running latest Windows 10 on Lenovo Y50-70 with an ELAN touchpad. For whatever infuriating reason, I just can't use it to scroll in windows like Steam or LINE - instead the scrolling will occur in ...
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Windows 7 doesn't recognize internal keyboard, touchpad, or USB keyboard

I took my HDD out of my laptop, connected it via a SATA->USB connector externally to the same laptop, and tried to boot from it. It didn't work. Apparently, it also corrupted something in the system, ...
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Lenovo T430 Touchpad not Working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T430 but the touchpad buttons only work after a reboot. The actual touchpad works, the right and left buttons don't. I have gone through the Lenovo forums and ...
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Toshiba Satellite L750-21N can't enable touchpad in Windows 10

Since updating to Windows 10 on my Toshiba Satellite L750-21N, the touchpad will not work, even when I unplug the mouse. In the Settings app there is no toggle switch to switch on or off the touchpad (...
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Setting multi-finger swipe action on windows 10

My laptop has a precision touchpad- I can do the three or four fingers swipe on it. But in mouse settings in Windows, I can't edit action part of each type of swipe; it doesn't have the option. So it'...
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Touchpad driver corrupted, no Windows 10 version

So I have a Lenovo G50-70, and my touchpad stopped working, and when I went to the solution center it said that a driver is missing (it doesn't know which one though, go figure), so I'm pretty sure ...
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Disable right-click region on Synaptics Touchpad with V19.0.19 driver

The latest version (V19.0.19.1) of the Synaptics Touchpad drivers (SMBus, Windows 10) does not appear to have the option to disable right click functionality when clicking in the lower right portion ...
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How to use touchpad gestures to scroll back and forth in history on non-Mac OSX devices in Google Chrome?

I prefer the way how Mac OS X allows users to use touchpad gestures to scroll back and forth in the tab history of Google Chrome. Is it possible to use similar touchpad gestures on non-Mac OS X ...
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Touchpad/ mouse disabled on my ASUS x200CA-CT112H

I upgraded to Windows 10 and my Touchpad wasn't working. I went to device settings and enabled it and it sort of worked. The curser was moving round but my 'buttons' weren't working. gave up at ...
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Laptop Boots, Then Immediately Shuts Off Samsung NP540U3C-A0U3B

Ok quick story, I was given this laptop to work on due to the trackpad mouse not working. At this point the laptop came on and worked other then the built in mouse pad. Basic troubleshooting began, I ...
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How can I block the ASUS Touchpad driver from working on Win10?

I need to turn the touchpad off, since it is gone crazy and keeps jittering CONSTANTLY. As such, I have tried to do it several times, but it doesn't work. Going on the Device Manager, and ...
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Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift

I have a Samsung Laptop with ELAN touchpad. The only features I like from a touchpad are.. Tap to Click. Double Tap to Right Click. Two Finger Scrolling. Drag Windows. But Release immediately ...
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Touchpad can't be use outside of Windows (10) and sometimes not at all

My touchpad (Elan Smart-Pad) on my Toshiba Satellite PSPRDU-00C003B is only working on Windows now. It had been working with both Windows 10 and Ubuntu but now it only works when running windows. It ...
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Touchpad unresponsive until X restart

I'm on a Netbook with Mint 13 (Ubuntu-based). It has a touchpad which gets stuck every now and then (it's quite rare actually, but it does happen -- a few times a day). Restarting X fixes the touchpad....
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Fedora 22 - touchpad detected but not working

I am using fedora 22 (gnome) on a Dell Vostro 3558 - the touchpad is not working and I cannot figure out why. It seems to be detected: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [...
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Side scrolling doesn't work in some applications after installation of Windows 8

After I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 on my Acer E1-522 laptop yesterday I realised that my side scrolling had stopped in most apps but still works occasionally (some files I'll open in LibreOffice ...
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Win7 x64 Taskbar: Add Icon for Specific Tab in Mouse Properties?

The touchpad on my laptop is OK when I need it, but I like to turn it off when I'm using the mouse. To do this, I go into Control Panel > Mouse > UltraNav tab > uncheck Enable TouchPad. I'd prefer to ...
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after upgrade on Windows 10 and first reboot, keyboard and touchpad doesn't works

after upgrade my Notebook SAMSUNG NP-RF712S01IT Windows 10 works fine, but after first reboot the keyboard and trackpad doesn't works. On devices management, I find an unknown board (I think that it ...
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Synaptics Lenovo Driver doesn't retain settings on restart of Windows 10

Would appreciate any solutions for this problem. The reverse scrolling direction setting is not retained on Windows 10 for my Lenovo laptop on restart. the hardware device is Synaptics ClickPad V8.1 ...
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After installing Windows 10, I want to disable the Synaptics pointing device

After installing Windows 10, I want to disable the Synaptics pointing device when I have a mouse plugged into a USB port. I checked the box for this disable feature, but when I log back on I must ...
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Task View causes “sticky” Win key

For some reason whenever I pull up Task View using a touchpad gesture (4 finger swipe down - I have a Samsung laptop with Elantech software), it causes the Win key to become sticky (i.e. simply typing ...
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Windows 10 3 finger touchpad swipe gestures don't work after wakeup

After upgrading to Windows 10, after waking the computer from sleep, 3 finger swipe gestures (to minimize all windows or to go to task view), stop working. 3 finger click still brings up Cortana. I'm ...
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Eee PC driver problems. Features missing in windows and linux

I own an Asus Eee PC 1018P. When it's running Windows 8.1/10 the two finger scroll doesn't work. I tried using the 7/32-bit trackpad driver here but it didn't help. In Linux (Trisquel) two finger ...
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Synaptics Touchpad scroll no longer works after Windows 10 upgrade

So I just updated to the Windows 10 OS and now the scroll function on my touchpad does not work (cursor works fine otherwise). I have an HP Pavilion with a Synaptics touchpad, and even though a ...
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Touchpad doesn't work when laptop is sideways

I'm using a Surface Pro 3 with a type cover, newly upgraded to Windows 10. Whenever I turn the laptop on its side, my touchpad stops working. Upside-down works fine, however. I toggled each ...