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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Disable Touchpad on Dell Vostro 3500 Windows 10

I can not disable the touchpad on my Dell Vostro 3500 laptop running windows 10. I've tried several ways without any luck.
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How to press the middle mouse button in Xubuntu in VirtualBox on MacBook Pro?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as a guest under VirtualBox Version 5.0.22 r108108 on a OS X El Capitan 10.11.15 host, on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013). In Xubuntu, I want to press the ...
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Mouse malfunction with beeping noise

I have been having an extremely annoying problem for a couple of months now. My mouse spontaniously stops responding to clicks and scrolling and instead causes a beeping sound (from the speakers) for ...
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right-click on touchpad not showing menu

Laptop - Acer aspire ES 15 - MODEL- ES1-521-62EC - WINS 10 Hi, i cannot right-click on any link to open in a new tab. it just opens the link instead of showing a menu with options. This is a new ...
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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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Windows 10 mouse pointer is stuck at the top left corner

My mouse cursor jumps and gets stuck at the top left corner of the screen. What is the solution for this? Windows 10, Sony VAIO
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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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Touchpad not detected in Kali Linux

Running a Dell 3147 11 inch 2 in 1 with Kali installed on the ssd, it doesn't detect the touchpad. I looked under xinput and it doesn't show up. I've tried this: https://wiki.debian.org/...
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How to disable Chrome two-finger horizontal history navigation? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu, Chrome goes backwards/forwards through the browser history if I scroll horizontally. I want to disable this. Here are some keywords I searched for when I was trying to find a solution: ...
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[SOLVED]Touchpad not working even after clean OS reinstall

I had my machine with a Fedora23/Windows8 dual boot. All seemed to run smoothly until I needed more disk space on my Fedora partition. After claiming some space from the windows partition fedora just ...
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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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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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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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Synaptics: Enable 2-finger flick instead of 3-finger flick?

Is there a way to use the old 2-finger flick (swipe) instead of the new 3-finger flick with the newest Windows 8.1 driver? (17.0.19) 3-finger flick feels really unintuitive to me, because I only have ...
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How to enable three finger swipe in linux (Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit)?

I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit on my system. how to enable three finger swipe here, how can i set an event in three finget swipe ? e.g if i want to switch workspace in 3 finger swipe,...
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Two mice, two separate settings on mac

Is it possible to have separate settings (tracking speed, scrolling speed etc...) for each individual pointing device on OS X? In system preferences there are separate settings for mice and trackpads,...
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Windows 10: How to disable touchpad gestures for HID-Device

I want to disable the edge swipe gestures for the touchpad (not the touchscreen, though) on my Windows 10 tablet. However, the touchpad has no specific driver - it is only recognized as an "HID ...
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Enabling edge pull touchpad gestures in Windows 10

I searched the Internet thoroughly but I could not find an answer. My touchpad is Synaptics, computer is HP Envy k000st. Despite many people, I loved the edge-swipe (edge pull) touchpad gestures ...
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windows 10 problems on toshiba satellite C655D

I had Windows 7 Home Premium but then upgraded to windows 10. Now my touch pad won't work. I don't have a touch screen since my laptop is from 2011. Is there a way to get my touch pad working again? ...
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How to turn Windows' “touch mode” off?

After installing a touch pad driver on my laptop, it seems somehow my Windows turn on some kind of "touch mode". There's a touch keyboard icon on the task bar, I tried to turn it off but it keeps ...
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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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Tapping mouse touchpad does not work

I have a Fujitsu tablet running Windows 10. There are problems using the mouse touchpad. The pointer works, but using taps as a rule does nothing or brings up a pick list. I have tried ...
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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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enable scroll momentum in debian jessie

I am using debian jessie and when I lift my fingers scrolling stops, so scrolling to the bottom of a webpage is very tedious. On another partition on my laptop I upgraded to jessie (here I did a fresh ...
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Surface Pro 4 keyboard not responding and LEDs don't work

My Surface Pro 4 Type Cover keyboard is not responding to any key presses or touchpad movements. When I press the Caps or the Fn key, the LEDs don't light up. When I close the cover, the surface ...
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Tap-to-click and vertical edge scrolling

I've a laptop (Lenovo B50-30) with a (Synaptics) touchpad. I've installed Debian on it. I want to enable the following things after LightDM is started: Tap-to-click Vertical scrolling at the right ...
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How can I kill pinch-to-zoom in a Win 10 PC, that has a “normal” (non- Non-precision) Touchpad?

Some people have asked on this forum how gestures can be enabled in their PCs. But gestures can also be a pain if they can´t be disabled. The touchpad of my Win 10 laptop has the mouse buttons ...
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Windows 10 tablet wakes up on touchpad or keyboard input

I am pretty sure I've digged through most of the available threads regarding this issue, and yet none provided a working solution. I have ticked off the "Allow device to wake PC from sleep" option in ...
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MacBookPro running Windows 7: accidental trackpad input is driving me mad

I am running Windows7 Professional 64bit on a 2010 MacBookPro using BootCamp 3.1. I am using an external trackball. When I am typing, I accidently brushing the trackpad and accidently overtyping ...
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TLA hell and Lenovo T450s trackpad/keyboard bezel replacement parts

I intend to replace the buggy and unergonomic trackpad on my T440s with a T450s' trackpad as i believe they are compatible. This link is to a bill of materials for a T450s from Lenovo's website: ...
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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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What are the three buttons above touchpad in the Dell Latitude E6520 laptop?

I wonder what are the three buttons added to the touchpad/keyboard of the laptop Dell Latitude E6520 as the below snapshot. I do a google search as here though nothing helpful for me. If you know ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome 3.18 on ArchLinux?

I'm running ArchLinux (Antergos) with Gnome 3.18.4 installed. I can't make touchégg work for multitouch gestures. I installed touchegg-git from the Aur (also tried touchegg). When I launch it, I only ...
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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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Use touchpad while “typing”?

My laptop (a Sony Vaio on Windows 8) disables my touchpad when I "type". This means actually typing, or just holding down a key like say, W, A, S or D. The touchpad stays disabled for a short period (&...
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Synaptics Touchpad exclude buttons from touch area

I have an ASUS Y50 with a Synaptics Clickpad V1.1 using Windows 8.1. The two buttons are also part of the "touch area" which is annoying if I want to drag & drop because the gesture is often ...
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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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Disabling trackpad on Lenovo laptop

How do I disable my mouse trackpad on a Lenovo notebook running Windows 7? Usually Lenovo installs with tools which allows you to do so (Ultranav). However, this laptop has a modified image installed ...
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Touchpad freezing after Windows 10 update on ELAN input device

I upgraded to Windows 10 since a week, the first issue that disappointed me is this mouse freezing when I'm typing. I googled two days, trying all solutions, nothing worked. I have ELAN device with ...
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Dont move mouse cursor on touch screen touch (laser control)

I control laser software as a hobby and do it with a Surface Pro 3. Is there a way to prevent a touch screens' mouse cursor moving to the spot you press on screen with your finger? See here ...
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base system device error

I installed Windows 7 and the Base System Device has a yellow exclamation and the driver for it is missing. Windows update has been unable to find the missing drivers for the device to install. ...
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Define right-click area for macbook pro trackpad

I'm looking for a way to define the right click area on the trackpad of the macbook pro - the one without a seperate mousebutton. I'm using the option 'secondary click' where the bottom left (or ...
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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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Why does my laptop trackpad only work while charging?

I have a dell N4050 laptop. The problem is the laptop track pad stops working when I stop charging. It only works during charging. I have had this laptop for over an year now. This started happening ...
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Unable to scroll using touchpad in Steam

I had this problem with my previous laptop and fixed it using this guide. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron which uses Dell Touchpad drivers. I've searched the registry and can't see anything to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...