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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Logitech Setpoint with multiple users

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 attached to a server running Windows Server 2012 R2. I use this machine as my regular computer, and there is another user who connects to it remotely (and occasionally ...
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Synaptics touchpad not working properly on HP ProBook 4540S

I recently bought an HP ProBook 4540S. The touchpad works smoothly on the left side. At the right side, scrolling works, but tapping won't. Is this a software or hardware problem?
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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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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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How can I emulate middle click in Windows on a touchpad?

On my laptop, the touchpad drivers for it allowed me to emulate middle click by clicking both the left and right mouse buttons at the same time. I'd like to have the same feature on with my netbook's ...
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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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Mouse/Touchpad stuck in Ubuntu 12.04 after resuming from Suspend

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I am a first time Ubuntu user. I put my computer in Suspend mode and then when I resumed the touchpad was not working. It was locked and the cursor was not ...
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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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How do I find which touchpad driver I need for my Acer Aspire 5720?

I had to reinstall Windows XP on my Acer Aspire 5720 and now I'm reinstalling all the drivers. There are two touchpad drivers -- Alps and Synaptics. I ran the program Acer provides to detect your ...
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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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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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Where can I find drivers for my Sony Vaio touchpad?

The other day while I was clearing some space on my Sony Vaio PCG-71312L, I accidentally deleted the touchpad's driver. The mouse itself is fine, it's just that the scrolling is not working. I looked ...
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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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Is there an easy way to disable this laptop's touchpad?

Specifically, I'm on a Dell Inspiron 1525. I'd like to disable the touchpad so that I can re-enable if my mouse were to run out of batteries (so physically breaking the connection to the motherboard ...
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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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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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Disable time/date pop up when scrolling

Recently installed Win 8. Sometimes on laptop, I will scroll left using touch pad, and the time/date box pops up on lower left. Have to click out of it to continue scrolling. Not sure what I am doing ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make the Windows 8 trackpad edge swipe zones smaller?

I'm running Windows 8 on a Lenovo x220 laptop; and have just inadvertently discovered the edge-swipe feature or that brings up the charms or switches between desktop and RT. Only problem is that the ...
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solve dell xps delay on touchpad and keyboard

I finally found the complete solution for a frustrating/weird problem i was facing. Problem A ) there is a touchpad delay when typing and try to use the touchpad? problem B ) there is a 1 second ...
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Disable “gesture” to turn off touchpad

I have a problem with my laptop and the touchpad. There's "something" that handles a 3-finger tap in the touchpad and causes the touchpad to be enabled/disabled (buttons keep working). This was ...
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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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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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Dell Latitude E4300 TouchPad - Odd Behavior

I'm seeing some intermittent behavior on the touchpad. First it wasn't working at all. Then during restart, for a little while it seemed like the buttons attached to the joystick and external mouse ...
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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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Three finger swipe to change between windows

I'm using Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad. I want to be able to switch between open windows (like Alt+Tab) by swiping three fingers left and right. I've been searching the deepest depths of the internet ...
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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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Stop Touchpad from disabling itself when I press any keys?

I have an acer E1-571 laptop, with an ELAN Smart Pad. Unfortunately the "Smart" pad is a bit too smart. It automatically disables itself while I am pressing any keys. This is useful when typing. ...
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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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Control Windows 8 with a tablet

It seems much of Windows 8 is based on the idea that it will be running on tablets, and touch screen PCs. I like this, but I don't have a W89 tablet, or a touch PC yet. I'm running W8 on a laptop, ...
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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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Windows 8 scroll lag

Don't have an issue with the desktop experience, but when it comes to the apps, scrolling in some of them is impossible to use correctly. Very laggy and jumpy, which is surprising because my computer ...
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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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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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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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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 to stop my Acer Aspire 8730 laptop from moving letters and words around while I'm typing?

As I type, the letters move to different sentences, breaking those sentences and destroying the sentence I'm typing. This is happening in Word, Facebook and E-mails. I can't finish a sentence ...
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How do I enable the scroll option on my Acer Aspire laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 5532, and it used to have a scroll option on it, on the side of the touchpad. I used a regular mouse plugged into the USB drive for a while, with the touchpad disabled, but it ...
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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 ...