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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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In an attempt to get a newer version of the Elan touchpad drivers, I have disrupted Elan's ability to see the touchpad device in the list of devices: Here you can see nothing is showing : But the ...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 XPS 15 (9530), 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 ...
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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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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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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 zoom-pinching, scrolling, ctrl+scroll lock on Windows 8, Surface Pro 2

I have a Surface Pro 2 that nearly 30% of the time, is sure that my touching the trackpad means I want to zoom. In a browser, it's as if there's a control key held down and every mouse movement makes ...
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Touchpad drivers get uninstalled after every restart

I have a 900x3c (a01) Samsung laptop. I recently updated it to Windws 8.1. Now every time I reboot the machine, the system seems to fall back to default drivers for my touchpad and I have to install ...
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how to disable tap-on-click (touchpad) on windows

I don't find the settings. I went to the mouse settings, but there aren't any touch-pad related settings. It shows up as a PS2 mouse. The device manager doesn't show up any further devices so I'm not ...
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Why does using two-finger scroll on the Windows 8.1 start menu result in a click on the center of the screen?

I have two brand new Asus N550JV laptops here at work. I took them out of the box, installed the Windows Updates required to get the Windows 8.1 update to install, ran through that, then ran through ...
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Do we have a mouse + touch pad input device for PC?

Its a mouse, so you can maneuver it on a mouse pad rather than moving your finger. Its a touch pad, so you dont have buttons that produce annoying clicking noise. You left "click" by tapping on the ...
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Why does Touchegg's CPU usage increase over time?

I'm using Touchégg on Arch Linux and it functions splendidly. However, I'm noticing that as I use it, it gradually takes more and more CPU time. There are a few things to note: If I kill the ...
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Touchpad response badly when connecting monitor

When I connect my laptop to a monitor through the HDMI connection, I have a hard time controlling the mouse using the touchpad. I'll try to explain as best as I can: The touchpad works perfectly ...
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Elantech touchpad recognized as PS/2 mouse Ubuntu 13.10

my elantech touchpad won't work correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 (I had the same problem with 13.04). I can move the cursor and left/right click, but the sensitivity is too high, no scrolling and no ...
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Touchpad stops responding/lags up, but I can still move mouse cursor with graphics tablet?

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX. The problem is with the touchpad, it lags for around 15 seconds (up to 2 minutes in worst case). The mouse button doesn't even work. When the touchpad lags, I can still ...
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How to prevent two finger + click muting the audio?

On my new Fujitsu A544, when I touch the touchpad with two fingers and left click, it mutes/unmutes the audio. How do I disable this behavior? It's annoying doing it by mistake. The software is ...
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Touchpad stops working under heavy load in Windows 8

When I boot webserver and it takes all of PC recources rendering it helpless it makes my life even worse, Windows tries to free some RAM (or whatever) and disables my touchpad (or just the scrolling ...
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ASUS S400C Ultrabook - fn-f9 no longer functions (suspect Windows 8.1 compatibility issue)

The fn (function) f9 button no longer operates since downloading Windows 8.1 upgrade. Please advise as to whether there is a patch or fix download for this yet officially from ASUS?
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Touchpad malfunctioning (Dell laptop)

I have a Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. When I'm moving the moust pointer using touchpad, it sometimes automatically 'clicks' by itself. (I have turned on the 'Tap to click' option, but this happens even ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome on debian

I am trying to setup touchegg on debian testing with gnome. I was able to compile and run it (without gui, daemon only). But unfortunately gestures doesn't work, though gnome two finger scroll works. ...
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Windows 8 > Elan touchpad: how to enable settings via registry?

For some unfathomable reason, the control to modify scroll speed/sensitibity under control panel > mouse > ELAN is greyed out. Go figure. I know where ELAN lives in the registry, but cannot figure ...
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Touchpad only scrolling in metro apps, not desktop

so I got this extremely strange scrolling bug on my Windows 8.1 Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro. When in an metro app or the start screen scrolling works as expected, but when I'm on the desktop in any windows ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Elan touchpad on Windows 8?

I just got a new Windows 8 laptop. So far the biggest problem is the hideous Elan-powered touchpad. It has a crazily-fast and sensitive scroll speed, and has the scroll direction inverted. The ...
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Touchpad auto-clicking on stuff while browsing

I have a new Asus a55vd computer with Windows 7. I noticed something very annoying... while browsing in chrome quite frequently when opening a new page and moving the cursor around at the same time ...
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Two-fingered scrolling is slow in Windows 8 modern UI aka Metro

I own a Packard-Bell te69hw. It has an ELAN tech touchpad built-in. The issue is that the scrolling is really slow in Metro. It works perfectly fine in desktop mode. The problem was the since day one. ...
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Asus K55A Windows 8.1 touchpad smart gestures not working

Took me a bit to realize that since upgrading to 8.1 my touchpad smart gestures (two finger scroll, top down swipe, left in swipe, ect) don't work. I have read up a little online but can't seem to ...
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Envy m6 Laptop unable to left click after typing

I have a problem with my touchpad that whenever I try to click while i have a key pressed it is unresponsive for at least a second until the key is released. Palmcheck is off as I am able to move the ...
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Internet Explorer 11: Touchpad scroll breaks if loaded from

I am using Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.16476 (Update Versions 11.0.2). What happens is if I load IE by clicking a Desktop or Start Menu icon or a Windows shortcut key (assigned from Properties), it ...
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Laptop touchpad not properly working

I spilled a cup of milk over my Dell Inspiron n5010 a few months ago. Since then I have problems with the touchpad. When I click the left button it's as I've clicked the right one. Second, when I ...
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Sony Vaio Touchpad Malfunction (always registering a touch)

After I brought my laptop to school (purchased 2 weeks ago), I found my touchpad was misbehaving in various ways. First, the touch pad would zoom instead of move on Google Chrome. Then, the touchpad ...
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Windows 8.1 disabling touchpad with USB mouse but does not persist

To disable my touchpad on my Lenovo Z500 when using a mouse (which is most of the time for me) I do the following: Control Panel > Mouse > ELAN And tick: 'Disable when external USB pointing device ...
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My mouse keeps on the mouse click

Sometimes when I click something and release it, it will still keep the mouse button pressed. Like when I drag something and release it again, my laptop sometimes just keeps dragging. It wont release ...
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Need help disabling my touchpad [duplicate]

Right, I've searched the internet for days. I've tried getting new drivers and there is no button or gesture that manually disables my touchpad. If I go to my touchpad driver the "Disable" box is ...
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Adjust Direction Sensitivity of Two-Finger Motions on OS X Mavericks Trackpad

I use two-finger swipes to both scroll up/down and go forward/back in history when using Google Chrome on OS X Mavericks. I find that frequently, when I try to scroll up/down, it actually gets ...
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updating Touchegg to latest version

i am trying to install Touchegg , i did follow this guide here, however in the last step "sudo make install" iǘe get this error : /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgeis Tried to google around, but i ...
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Enable mouse while typing [duplicate]

I know it's a frequently asked question, but I don't manage to find a solution. I have a new Asus laptop (Asus S551LB-CJ003H) on Windows 8.1, and a Logitech Mouse M125. The problem is : when I type ...
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Asus Smart Gesture too sensitive in Windows 8.1

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. When I go to the start menu on my Asus Ultrabook I use the trackpad 2-finger scroll to move from left to right. However as soon as I stop scrolling and go to move ...
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Synaptics - Windows 8.1, updating Synaptics failed

On Windows 8.1, I tried to install the latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver v17.0.19 and it failed for some unknown reasons. Turns out it's problem with Synaptics, not Windows. Synaptics did not "Sign" ...
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prevent touchpad click while typing in a VM

I use a Fedora 19 VM (VMware Workstation 9) on top of a Windows 7 laptop (Dell Latitude E6530) on a regular basis. In Windows and native Linux, I can configure the touchpad to not accept clicks while ...
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Windows 8 swipe gestures (synaptics no registry files)

I have an Asus s400c ultrabook and now some of its touchpad gestures like two fingers in metro UI, right egde and up edge swap wont work but rest of the gestures work pretty fine. I checked registry ...
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Disable Touchpad by pressing a button

I would like to disable the touchpad while I'm typing. There are various questions on behalf of this topic already: How to disable Dell Inspiron 1545 touchpad operate with Ubuntu 10.04? Mousepad ...
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My Windows 7 HP laptop's touchpad mouse not working

I have multiple computers and one of them broke so now I'm using other one. It is Windows 7 HP with a touchpad mouse, but now the mouse is not working. Can anyone please tell me how to fix this.