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Questions tagged [touchpad]

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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How to get Apple Magic Trackpad functions to work on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have an Apple Magic Trackpad and I'd like to use it with my work PC. I was able to install the Trackpad and pair it to Windows 10 using Bluetooth. However, all it will do is the left click function. ...
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HP Compaq Laptop freezing on boot

I build this notebook (HP Compaq nx6110) using two old notebooks plus a new HDD. This boot problem, also freezing / unfreezing situation is documented in several communities, including HP support ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.01 Mouse stays clicked

I have a problem that I have troubles finding any support to in previous questions. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS on a Dell Laptop with touchscreen. Usually everything works fine. Sometimes it happens (...
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How do I change Google Chrome's touchpad gestures to go back using 2 fingers left-to-right?

Google Chrome is set to go backwards a page by swiping two fingers right to left, but I find that backwards and the opposite of what it is on iPhone. How do I change the setting to use left-to-right 2 ...
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Any way to remap the touchpad's center-click button? [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 10 Professional on the Dell Precision 7530 laptop, and I'm looking for some sort of registry-hack or similar to allow me to remap the mouse buttons on the built-in touchpad. This ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Not working properly [closed]

I have an issue with my touchpad on Elite-book 840, I have installed Synaptics touchpad driver but still it have some issue.
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My new laptop is lagging

I've bought a new laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad P52s, without OS) and installed Windows 10 on it, I've also installed all drivers recommeded by Lenovo. But I recognized some weird problems: Scrolling via ...
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Asus VivoBook S14 S410UF touchpad buttons do not work

Asus VivoBook S14 S410UF touchpad buttons do not work. What can I do about the problem? I tried to uninstall the current driver and installing the driver from the official site: https://www.asus.com/...
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How do I disable my laptop keyboard without also disabling the touchpad?

Disabling or uninstalling the keyboard doesn't work, so I update it to a non-working driver as a workaround. When I do this, the keyboard successfully doesn't work anymore, but then neither does the ...
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Permanently disable broken TouchPad on HP laptop

I have an HP Folio13 laptop which includes a Synaptics TouchPad. I'm running Windows 7 Home. I want to permanently disable the TouchPad since it doesn't function properly so I use a mouse or keyboard ...
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TouchPad double-tap not performing right click

I bought an Acer Nitro 5 laptop a week ago and I don't have the functionality of performing a mouse right click with tapping the TouchPad with two fingers. Synaptics installation appears to be ...
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Adding a combo wireless keyboard/touchpad using xinput

I've been having a rough day, working on this, and coming up short. It's taken a lot of reboots, which wear me down in particular. Here is the xinput with the wireless usb device plugged in. ⎡ ...
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Using tablet as a computer draw pad

I want to be able to take, say my iPad mini, and be able to use it to draw on my computer. I don't care about graphics and all that fancy stuff, I just want the tablet to basically be a really fancy ...
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How can I tell if a laptop's touchpad can be disabled before buying it?

It's annoying that my laptop's touchpad continues to function even when I have a mouse connected, and even more annoying that it doesn't seem possible to disable, at least without some complex 3rd-...
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Elan touchpad sensitivity per application in Windows 10 on Lenovo Flex 2-14

I have a Lenovo Flex with Windows 10 Home, and since upgrading to Windows 10, the Elan mousepad has been acting a bit unexpectedly. In certain applications, the scroll sensitivity is similar to what I ...
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Using keyboard on HP pavilion laptop disables ELAN touchpad clicking on Windows 10

So I'm trying to play various games where you have to walk with WASD and aim and shoot with the mouse at the same time. Unfortunately, when I'm pressing keys on the keyboard, I can't click with the ...
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Touchpad tapping is holding and dragging instead of clicking

Sometimes, my laptop (Windows 8.1, Acer) decides to change how it interprets touchpad tapping. Normally, touchpad tapping will function as a click, but sometimes the computer seems to temporarily ...
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Is there some way to change mouse scroll rows quickly from one value to another in Windows?

I have a laptop and there is a pointing stick (TrackPoint). It's convenient to use "mouse scroll rows" for 1 row and for mouse which comes from a dock station - 3 rows. Is there some way switch it ...
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How do I disable Excel touch scroll bounce at top of sheet?

How can I disable Microsoft Excel's sheet bounce when touchpad scrolling to the top or left of sheet on Windows 10? You can see what I mean by the video here, https://imgur.com/a/epsgqIV I have ...
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Raising and lowering brightness using touchpad gestures on Windows 10

I am trying to configure custom gestures on my Acer laptop with a touchpad. I have already configured three-finger up and down to be volume up and down, respectively, from windows touchpad settings, ...
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Touchpad Scrolling and Mouse Wheel Scrolling

I have a mouse with a wheel attached to my laptop which has a touchpad. Can I enable the mouse wheel to scroll one screen at a time and have the touchpad scroll one line at a time? I can install ...
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Shift, fn, ctrl, alt, right and left touchpad isn't working

My notebook model is HP PROBOOK 640 G1 I Downloaded hp system image manager about a year ago. I extracted it and accidently opened thunderboltfirmware.exe after opening it it showed cmd-like window ...
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How to deactivate drag and drop with touchpad?

I want to be able to drag and drop by using the hardware mouse-button. I want to be able to click by tapping on the touch-pad (and of course clicking by using the hardware-button should also be ...
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Windows 10: Force-Disable Palm Rejection

I recently purchased an Asus VivoBook S14 which uses their own AsusPTP precision touchpad driver. I've reinstalled the driver countless times, tweaked the touchpad sensitivity, and disabled every ...
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How to fix my mouse auto click?

My mouse buttons are auto clicked randomly, mostly right button. I have tried 3 new mice, all worked OK on other computers but auto clicked randomly on my laptop. When i remove all external mice and ...
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How to disable trackpad for HP Elitebook 840 G5

As the question states, I am simply trying to disable my touchpad on my HP laptop. So I think this is very specific for the HP Elitebook 840 G5 as I have tried the following generic methods to ...
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disable touchpad when mouse is connected windows 10

I want to disable my touchpad when my mouse is connected. Google gives me lots of answers that seem really straightforward. Only problem is the suggested option is not available for me: I'm using ...
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How to disable windows 10 gestures (using wacom tablet as a touchpad)?

My mouse stopped working so in the meanwhile I'm using my wacom intuos as a touchpad, it used to be Ok but now the windows gestures are making it impossible to work. Every time I'm on the desktop or ...
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Fixing a MacBook's keyboard and trackpad driver in MacOS

I have a MacBook Pro from 2015. The keyboard and trackpad are not working under MacOS but when I boot from a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 16.04 and select "try ubuntu", the keyboard and trackpad do ...
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Built-in Trackpad on Macbook Pro broken/behaving erratically

The trackpad on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid-2015) stopped working a few days ago. The trackpad is still able to click, scroll, and move around on its sides and corners, but is unresponsive ...
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Windows 10 virtual desktop transition animation

I recently got to set up my sister's new ASUS R541U laptop. To my surprise, switching between virtual desktops in Windows 10 with the four-finger horizontal slide gesture on its touchpad was a whole ...
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Windows 10 Tablet touch screen inverted and offset

We have bought some cheap 8" Windows 10 tablets in bulk from China. These come with an old pirated version of Windows 10 Pro. We have imaged the tablet with a proper licensed version of Windows 10 ...
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Trackpad on XPS 13 laptop malfunctioning: appears perpetually clicked?

So I have a problem with my XPS 13 (model 9350, running 64-bit Windows 10) laptop, which may be caused by water damage but may be a coincidence. Several days ago, my touchpad began to malfunction (...
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How to prevent touchpad scrolling from carrying over to different tabs on Windows/Chrome?

When I use my touchpad to scroll on chrome and switch/open tabs, the "scrolling motion/input" carries over to the next tab, and since I am pressing Ctrl to open/switch to a tab, it zooms in the next ...
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Installing a driver for the touchpad of an Asus Vivobook S410UN in Windows 7

I have an issue with the touchpad of an Asus Vivobook S410UN. The touchpad was working in the BIOS and in Windows 10. It stopped working after installing Windows 7. I tried 15 different versions of ...
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Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift on Dell Latitude E6510

Having the same problem as "Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift" but on a dell E6510. I lift finger after scrolling, move the cursor w/in the window and it keeps scrolling. Followed the ...
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How to use a 'Clickpad'

I'm going through libinput source and it mentions clickpads at some places. I've a laptop with a touchpad and I've never used a clickpad before. Can anyone explain how a clickpad works, what are the ...
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Synaptics touchpad malfunction causes apps/programs to open by themselves

I have an HP Envy laptop running Windows 10. It has begun behaving strangely. At random times, new windows open, apps or programs open, new tabs - as many as 15 or more - open in Chrome, and the ...
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Reload precision touchpad registry settings

I'm trying to write a script that will toggle a Precision Touchpad setting. I found the registry key that needs to be changed, but while the Windows 10 settings menu rewrites the registry after I ...
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Is it possible to configure the trackpad of a MBP in Windows alone (i.e. no BootCamp)?

So, this is the thing, I have a Windows to Go device I would like to have configured to use with a 13-inch MacBook Pro from late 2013. I had no trouble getting the drivers for the different parts of ...
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How can I use touchpad gestures in administrator mode?

I have a Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 April 2018 update (1803). I have set up three finger swipes left/right as Navigation Back/Forward. This works fine in apps like VS Code when I am running as ...
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Deleting 2 items from Programs: Dell laptop, Windows 10 after startup message

Everytime I startup my laptop, I get this popup: Deleting 2 items from Programs and it also says: TouchPad Options 1000 bytes I went to CCleaner and, in Tools-> Startup, I stopped the program ...
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Removing a touchpad deadzone in Arch Linux

I have a touchpad on my laptop (ThinkPad X250) running Arch Linux. The problem will be described with respect to the following ASCII-art representation of my touchpad: +-+---------+-+ | | | | ...
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Tap lightly to select another window in exposé

I love how you can move through windows while in exposé. But selecting a window from another program has to be done by pressing the trackpad. I would like to just do that with tapping lightly on the ...
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Disabling Middle Button on Ubuntu 18.04 with emulated clickpad

I am using an emulated Synaptic Touchpad on Ubuntu 18.04. Is it possible to disable the middle button, as this is causing me a lot of problems? I cannot seem to find a setting to change it in a GUI ...
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Trackpad lag when scrolling through Eclipse code

System: Dell XPS 15 (2018) Windows 10 (latest update 5th of June) Eclipse Java (April 2018) Synaptics touchpad The problem: When I scroll in the part of the Eclipse window that contains the code, ...
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Left click activates on any other mouse command

Background IBM ThinkPad R51 Windows XP Professional (though the issue is not OS dependent) Initially, if powered off (battery disconnected) for a period of time, the computer would return with an ...
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Touchpad not working after Windows 10 1803 update

I am using an Asus ROG G502VY with Windows 10 Family version 1803. After updating to Windows 10 version 1803 from a previous version of Windows 10, and after rebooting my computer, the touchpad ...
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2 or 3 Finger Drag in Windows 10?

I got a new MSI GS65 laptop with a precision trackpad. I really want to do a click and drag option with for Photoshop and C4D, ideally if I click the space bar in photoshop and maybe use 2 or 3 ...
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Lengthy struggle with two finger scrolling on ELAN drivers

After several hours of frustration, I'm giving up. The default trackpad driver of the Asus UX303U is truly catastrophic. I downloaded ELAN driver 16.21.13.3 which is fantastic, but I am not able to ...