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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Windows 10 touchpad — can't disable

I just upgraded to windows 10 and my fn + F9 doesn't turn off my touch pad. I tried to install the windows 10 smart gesture but I came across another problem, There's no app data folder in my user ...
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How to change three-tap behaviour from cortana to middle click?

I've just updated my Samsung NP730U to Windows 10. The touchpad driver (Elan Smart-Pad) updated it's driver too, and now the only option for Three-Finger-Tap is invoking Cortana. I'd much rather ...
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My touchpad scroll is not working in windows 10 [duplicate]

I just shifted from windows 8.1 to windows 10. My touchpad scroll was working with windows 8.1 but not with windows 10. I'm not able to find the settings for touchpad in control panel they only give ...
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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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Disable TrackPad when physical mouse is plugged in

I have a Lenovo T450s running Windows 10. On my other laptops I had an option in mouse settings to disable trackpad when an external mouse is plugged in. However, on my T450s, the Synaptics control ...
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Synaptic touchpad scroll direction not consistently reversed in Windows 10

I bought a new laptop with Windows 10 and am having issues with the Synpatic touch pad. By default, two-finger swiping on the touchpad scrolled like a Mac (i.e. the scroll bars move against the ...
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Can't uninstall Asus Smart Gesture

I updated to Windows 10, Smart Gesture is not working, can't type without being annoyed with touchpad, can't turn touchpad off with fn+f9. I downloaded new version for W10 which says I have already ...
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Synaptics touchpad disable tap and doubletap on Windows 10 through Registry?

Upgraded Windows-7 to Windows-10, previous windows had ALPS driver package but now WinUpdate push Synaptics driver (v19.0.13.0). Unfortunately it does not bring wizard panel to set ...
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How can I invert touchpad scroll direction on Windows 10?

I just switched to Windows 10 on my ASUS N550JV and installed related drivers from the support page of ASUS. The touchpad works great, but for some reason the direction of scrolling on touchpad is ...
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Disable trackpad on windows 10

I'd like to disable my laptop trackpad on windows 10 (ASUS type, should that matter). I've tried all the options found while searching via google, most of which target windows 7/8.x. In addition, I've ...
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touchpad/trackpoint latitude d830 not working

I have a Dell Latitude D830 notebook. It is working fine, except for the trackpoint/touchpoint. I have found another question here on superuser stackexchange, to achieve the opposite: enabling the ...
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How to set Synaptics locked-dragging Timeout under Windows?

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y510p with Synaptics Clickpad and running Windows 10. I like to have Locked-Dragging feature but Synaptics settings application only allow to either turn it On or Off. However, I ...
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Setting up my touchpad to be one big button?

I'm forced to use Windows for a while, and I need some set up to work with my machine in a way I'm used to. I've got Asus N750Jv, which has a "mac"-style big touchpad, which is devided into 2 areas - ...
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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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Synaptics touchpad scroll doesn't work on many applications

The Synaptics touchpad in my new laptop doesn't scroll at all in a number of applications, including Steam and Zune. I've narrowed the problem down to Synaptics not sending mouse wheel messages, but ...
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Windows 10 build 10240 Touchpad (Synaptics) does not work on initial startup

I installed Windows 10 build 10240 twice on my laptop (Sony Vaio SVS13A12FXS) Every time I boot up the computer, the touchpad does not work, HOWEVER when I plug in a wireless/wired mouse in, it ...
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On Windows 10, I cannot two-finger-scroll in Google Inbox with Chrome

I have a Dell XPS 13 (2015) which I just upgraded to Windows 10. I can no longer scroll using two-finger drag on the touchpad when in Google Inbox, using Chrome 45.0.2454.15. I can still scroll using ...
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I paralyzed my synaptics touchpad in Windows 10

I successfully upgraded yesterday from 8.1 and this morning I was looking at the new "desktop switcher." I was looking for an OSX style touchpad gesture to switch between them. I followed the ...
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Windows 10 on asus x44h touchpad scolling not working

I have just updated Windows 7 to Windows 10. My touchpad scolling (right-side) is not working anymore. I have no idea how to fix this in Windows 10. I have hit the start button and typed ...
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Upgraded to Windows 10, problems with touchpad

Lenovo, Yoga Pro 3 I have upgraded to Windows 10, and unfortunately, the touchpad is not working at all. When i connect the mouse it works, but the touchpad that is in the computer is not. I do not ...
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How can I enable OSX 'inverted' scrolling on my keyboard (win7)?

I have bought a new keyboard (Logitech k400), and it's trackpad has two finger scroll which works in the 'standard' windows direction (swipe up to scroll up the page). However my laptop's built in ...
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Three-finger swipe browser back

Windows 10 broke my three-finger swipe to browser back. Now, it is the same action as the one-finger swipe-from-left-edge to switch programs provided in Windows 8/8.1. Is there any way to get it ...
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fedora 22 synaptics touchpad not working

I just received a new Dell Vostro notebook. The touchpad works fine when I boot into setup, or a Windows install DVD, but with Fedora 22 workstation (live and installed), the mouse pointer appears but ...
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Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working

Double tap or single tap on mouse pad synaptics 19.0.12.95 on windows 10 not working. Will I have to wait for updated driver or is there a way to change settings? I previously had windows 7.
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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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One finger scrolling on a Macbook touchpad

After an accident that damaged my hands, I am no longer able to do the two finger scrolling gesture on Macbook touchpad. On Windows I set up so called "scrollzone", it allows me to scroll smoothly by ...
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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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Laptop touchpad response badly when on power supply?

I have HP pavilion 2200 series laptop with AMD processor, 1GB RAM, on board nvidia display card. It suddenly cause following problem: When the adapter is unplugged, the touchpad works correctly and ...
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Synaptics touchpad in HP Envy Sleekbook 4: adjust 3-finger click

Using this built-in touchpad in my HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1161er win Windows 8.1 Pro, the driver version is 16.5.3.3 (the last available). I had some problems with 2-finger click, but this registry tweak ...
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How can I changes trackpad gestures and mouse buttons to access Task View (Multi Desktop) in Windows 10?

I have a Thinkpad with the latest Synaptic driver/software installed and a Logitech MX Performance mouse with SetPoint installed. I know I can switch between desktops using Win+Ctrl and arrows, but ...
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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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Synaptics Touchpad: Can Edge Swipe Run Apps?

Some of you people will know about the Synaptics Touchpad as its a part of your laptop. There is a thing called "Edge swipe" that allows you to open a charms bar or switch between apps. I would like ...
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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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Configuring two touchpads with `synclient`

I have two touchpads connected: the one built into my laptop and an Apple Magic Trackpad. I want to adjust some settings of the Magic Trackpad (MinSpeed, MaxSpeed, etc.) and the problem is that ...
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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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How to uninstall a Windows Update that seems invisible after installation

I learned the hard way that installing the "Synaptics driver update for Synaptics Composite USB HID Device" on Windows 7 x64 kills the trackpoint and touchpad of my Lenovo USB SK-8835 USB keyboard. ...
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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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3 Finger Middle Click without using OEM Drivers?

I have a laptop with a Synaptics Clickpad. The default Windows 8.1 drivers support clickpads like it in a generic manner as "High Precision Touchpads". This enables two finger right clicks, and a ...
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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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Disable Trackpad Lenovo L540

How can I disable my Trackpad on the Lenovo L540 under Win 7 ? The solution with the driver settings in mouse section doesn´t work for me.
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Touchpad support for SublimeText 3

I love SublimeText 3, but the only thing stopping me from buying a licence is the lack of decent touch(pad) support. I often work on the road, and some decent swipe/scroll support on touch and ...
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Pinch to zoom in Google Maps in Firefox affects webpage rather than the map [migrated]

I use Google Maps in Firefox 39 on my Dell Vostro laptop with Windows 7. When I try to pinch to zoom (on the touchpad), the entire webpage zooms in and out instead of the map itself. In other words, ...
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Install Synaptics Driver

I have installed the Synaptics Touchpad driver, version 18.1.3. I did this by clicking setup: The wizard appeared to install my driver okay: However, following a reboot, the driver appears to ...
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How to disable “tap to click” on ELAN Touchpad/Trackpad

I'm running Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba S50-B-15N Laptop. It uses an Elan Smart Pad, and its driver is called ELAN Touchpad 11.8.29.5_X64_WHQL. I really need to be able to disable its "tap to click" ...
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can i make a old touch screen monitor in to a touchpad for a laptop

I have a old laptop touch HP that does not work and I was wandering if I could us the touch screen monitor as a touch pad for my other laptop? is that possible? I jut want it to us it to draw nothing ...
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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 repair smart gesture / multitouch functionality on Asus q302la?

Smart gesture is installed on my PC and all the multi touch options appear as enabled. However they don't work. Moreover, I've also tried to apply Windows troubleshooting, and in fact it reports ...
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Laptop trackpad stops responding to taps / scrolling

Laptop: Acer Aspire One AO756 running Win 7 Home Device name: Synaptics Clickpad 8.1 on PS/2 Port Have both Synaptics and Elan ETDWare PS/2-X64 10.6.12.4_WHQL driver installed. If I don't have both, ...
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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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Left click not working on touchpad or mouse

I have a very strange problem. I own a Lenovo ThinkPad E530c. At one point in its life, the left click on the touchpad simply decided to stop working. That keyboard-bound left-click button also did ...