Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Touchpad left click becomes a mouse hold

Q: Touchpad left click becomes a mouse hold

Read other answers
Preferred Solution: Touchpad left click becomes a mouse hold

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


Hey ya'll,              I have a first gen x1 carbon. Every time I hold the left click for a little bit too long, I have to click again to get it to release. It is the same with any pointing device I use. What can I do to fix it?

Read other answers

A really strange behavour happens on my E460: when I use touchpad to left click on a file, it becomes a mouse hold, which means if I move the mouse pointer at this moment, the file is dragged. I can only release the mouse hold by doing a mouse click again. It really makes a lot of trouble as it causes me to accidentally drag some files. Also, when I am using excel, when I click on a cell, due to the mouse click becomes a mouse hold, so when I move the mouse pointer, it begins to highlight a range of cells. I tried to updated the BIOS, and also update to the latest touchpad driver, but none of them solve the problem. I can only solve the problem by removing the touchpad driver, but this cause all the useful features (e.g. scrolling by using 2 fingers) disappear. Also, it causes another problem. When I'm using excel, I can't double click a cell to edit the text inside. I need to triple click to edit, which is very strange. So removing the touchpad driver can solve one problem but bringing two other problems........ Anyone had such kind of issues too? Any way to solve it? Thanks.

Read other answers

I just bought this mouse and I thought the right click was not working but found out that I had to hold left button to perform a right click. This is my first time encountering this problem and I don't know what to do. Please help.

This is the mouse:

A:Weird Mouse problem, have to hold left click to perform right click

Hi welcome to the forum

i would test the mouse on another computer if does same thing then return the mouse and get another.

Read other 1 answers

Sony laptop VGN S270P w/XP SP2/2600. 1gb RAM.

In ANY application clicking the left mouse button on any choice, for instance, the Start menu, will not hold or stay chosen. I usually have to resort to holding the button down or multiple attempts of clicking or some chicanery. Right button works fine. This happens across all different brands of mice and on the built in mouse pad, or either USB port or the built-in Bluetooth. I have tried every conceivable permutation of settings via Control Panel-still no change in this defect. I have erased all the USB choices in Device Manager and rebooted so they would reload per Microsoft's procedure. No fix. My drivers seem to be the latest versions of Intel 82801DB/DBM USB 2.0.

I can forward a MSINFO report if necessary.

Read other answers

Whether it's a new spreadsheet, or an existing one, when you click anywhere on the sheet, it acts like your clicking down the left mouse button and dragging. All cells within the movement of the mouse are being selected.

Replaced the mouse, which was wireless, with a PS2 Mouse, and still have the problem.

Running Windows 2K prof SP4

MS Office 98.

Any ideas?

A:Solved: Excel - Symptom [left mouse button click hold]

Read other 16 answers

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: mobile AMD Athlon(tm) XP2500+, x86 Family 6 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 446 Mb
Graphics Card: RADEON IGP 320M, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38146 MB, Free - 24512 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 0024
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
Question: I believe that at some point I *delayed* the start-up of the left mouse click function on my Synaptics TouchPad.
Unfortunately, I don't remember how I did this. It was definitely done unintentionally at a time when I was attempting to streamline the start-up.

A:left click mouse touchpad delayed

When you say delayed do you mean that the left mouse button does not work for a certain period of time? What happens if you try to push the button before this delayed period is up? A good place to start is to possibly try reinstalling the synaptic software and see where you get from there.... What is the specific model of your pc?

Read other 1 answers

I have windows 7 and a dell inspiron 1545.

When using both my mouse and my touch pad the cursor does a left click without a button being pressed approximately every five seconds.

I have downloaded some drivers from dell but this did not solve the problem.

The computer originally ran window's vista.

Thanks guys!!!

A:Touchpad and mouse do left click without button being pressed

Do you want to use the mouse and the touch pad at the same time?
If not there is normally a hotkey (FN + the touchpad icon) to disable the touchpad when using the mouse.

Read other 9 answers

I have a Dell XPS 14z which is about 11 months old. I have Windows 7. I am having trouble with left-clicking.

I first noticed the problem while working in AutoCAD. I suddenly stopped being able to use my left-click button at all. I hit ctrl+S to save so that I could reboot, hoping the button would resume functioning when I restarted. Strangely left-click immediately started working again. Initially I only had this problem in AutoCAD. The semester ended and I stopped using AutoCAD. I was assuming that there was a problem with that program and planned to reinstall before the next (this) semester of school.

Then, I started experiencing left-click problems while browsing the internet, I use Chrome. I do tend to open a lot of tabs at a time when I am running a search, don't know if this is relevant. Left-click sometimes would randomly stop working, sometimes it would just lag - click..... wait.... action long after expected, sometimes it would randomly also start working again. Sometimes when using the left button to drag a scroll bar in chrome it would "stick" (the function would stay on, the button did not appear to be physically stuck and this happens with mouse or touchpad) and moving the cursor away from the scroll bar would navigate the page up and down. The non functional left-click problem would also occur in Windows, when I would say attempt to go into device manager to see what was up.

***I should also mention that when the left-click on the touch pa... Read more

A:Left-click misbehaving both on touchpad and wired optical mouse

Hello and welcome JM looks like you have tried just about everything maybe you are looking at a warranty job my friend because I was going to suggest cleaning the mouse but if the same thing happens with the touch pad then that isn't much help.

If most of the drivers or whatever software fixes have not worked then just maybe a problem with the internal connections as you say a hardware issue, it only takes one dry joint or a dodgy cap to throw the whole thing out.

By the way you haven't spilt anything on the machine or dropped it or maybe a voltage spike if you have been using the mains adaptor without a surge protection device?

Read other 4 answers

Well... Thats about it. My left click was working and then all of a sudden. BANG. stopped. Moving the mouse with the touchpad and using the mousepad to left click still works as does the right click button on the touchpad. Any solutions?

A:Left Mouse Click on Laptop Touchpad stopped working

I assume you have checked your settings in Control Panel > Mouse Properties?

It will save a lot of time if you can determine whether this is a hardware problem or a software problem.
Try this: Download a copy of UBUNTU. Put this on a USB stick. Boot from the USB stick and choose to Run The Program (you do not need to install it on your hard drive). Then check to see if the mousepad works OK in UBUNTU. If it does then it is a Windows/Software problem. If it doesn't then it is a defective mousepad.

Download Ubuntu Desktop | Download | Ubuntu
How to create a bootable USB stick on Windows | Ubuntu

Read other 1 answers

Man this feels weird. I'm usually the one giving help, not asking for it lol.


HP Pavilion dv7
Win7 Professional x64

This problem started after I left my computer on sleep for a couple hours. When I woke it up, the touchpad taps and left mouse button clicks brought up the right-click context menu and nothing on the taskbar responded to the cursor hovering over it. Also for some reason pressing the Windows key on the keyboard wouldn't bring up the Start menu. The only way I've found to correct this is to plug in a USB mouse and press the right MB on it. I also was able to fix it one time by uninstalling the Synaptics drivers and letting Windows restart and find the mouse, but after trying to reinstall the Synaptics drivers then uninstalling them again after the problem reappeared this method no longer works. In either case left click functionality is restored but there is no right click functionality period on the touchpad/buttons. However the USB mouse that I plug in works normally. Also after left click is restored, everything on the taskbar and elsewhere responds as it should with the exception of not being able to right click on anything (which sucks in W7). I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Synaptics drivers to see if that would fix it but after reinstalling them and restarting, the problem came back. Another thing I've noticed is that even with the Synaptics drivers installed the vertical scroll area doesn't respond.... Read more

A:Left mouse button/touchpad tap acting as right button click, right MB not functional

Read other 8 answers

I'm wondering it it's possible to use the functionalities of tablet PCs (the Tablet PC Input Panel to write and holding a left click to right click) in a non-tablet PC.

I know, it doesn't sound practical, but my Genius tablet doesn't have an option to use the Tablet PC feature, so I want to know if there's a way to "force" Tablet PC (or a third party program that lets me use the "hold the left click to right click" feature of Tablet PC), even if Windows sees my tablet as just a mouse and not a Tablet PC compatible tablet.

Read other answers

What I mean is that let's say I am trying to hold and drag a desktop file it will sometimes just click, making me drop the file on the spot. It will also double click when I try to make a single click. I tried to lower the settings for double click timing on the settings menu.

EDIT: Tried out another mouse, it doesn't click out of nowhere but is there a way to fix my old mouse? I can switch the buttons so right click acts as left click so it seems that specific button got practically destroyed

A:Mouse double clicks when I click once and click when I hold it.

Do you mean the other mouse works fine? As far as I know there's no way to fix a mouse other than making sure the trackball or optical lens is clean, whichever your has.

A repair would cost more than a new mouse I suspect. You can get an ordinary one for about $5 or so.

Read other 4 answers

I just bought new mouse from eBay. It's excellent and all that, but whenever I hold right mouse button and then press middle mouse button, my mouse locks down and unlocks only after I do that again. Is it possible to disable it?
All I know about my mouse is this:
2,4 ghz wireless optical mouse with mini usb
DC:3v 20mA

A:Mouse freezes on [Hold RMB + click middle mouse button]

I've never seen any other posts with that same problem so it may be intentionally built-in to that particular mouse to prevent others using your PC when you're away from it. Read it's instructions if you got any with it, it should tell you if it's got a built-in mouse lock, although that feature usually requires additional third-party mouse software to be installed to recognise when the appropriate buttons have been pressed.

If no instructions were supplied, go to it's manufacturer's website to see if it's mentioned there.

Read other 3 answers

I just received a new XPS 13 9350 non-touch Laptop yesterday and the left-click and right-click buttons on the touchpad do not work. I know there is the option for the two-finger tap right click; but, I want the actual buttons to work. Any help will do please.

A:XPS 13 9350 Touchpad Left-click and Right-click buttons not Responding

Same here, got the 9350 yesterday, the left and right click only work 10% of the time! ***!

Read other 2 answers

Hi all,X1 Yoga has an issue that makes me really miserable.When I place my finger over the touchpad and then I click on the left touchpad button it prompts the menu of right click.I hope I managed to explain my issue correctly, I can't place my pointer over a text and drag with my finger over the touchpad because it usually prompts the right click menu.It is extremly annoying and makes the touchpad unbearable to use.I would like to completely disable this option.Please help me to stop this irriated behaviour of the touchpad/mouse.

Read other answers

Hi all,X1 Yoga has an issue that makes me really miserable.When I place my finger over the touchpad and then I click on the left touchpad button it prompts the menu of right click.I hope I managed to explain my issue correctly, I can't place my pointer over a text and drag with my finger over the touchpad because it usually prompts the right click menu.It is extremly annoying and makes the touchpad unbearable to use.I would like to completely disable this option.Please help me to stop this irriated behaviour of the touchpad/mouse.

Read other answers

I Have a problem with my new( a week old) Lenovo Yoga 520 (i3).suddenly, everytime i Tap on the Touchpad instead of just clicking its always performing a "Mouse Hold"and doesn't let go until i click the Touchpad left key Please help me fix this issue..Thanks

Read other answers

my laptop left click and touchpad click are not working
when i disabled the left click touchpad click started working
when i swap left and right click
left click(which is now become right click) doesn't work
is it hardware problem or software issue
please guide me

A:left click n touchpad click not working

Read other 6 answers

My computer, which is a Toshiba C655, thinks I am holding the primary mouse button down, when I've just simply clicked. I don't have Click Lock on, I've tried using my bamboo tablet, and the problem persists. I've also tried a reboot, but that didn't work either. If anyone can give me a solution, please respond.

Edit: When i tap on the trackpad itself, he problem doesn't occur. when i press the left button below the trackpad, though, it happens. is this a hardware problem?

A:Mouse/Trackpad registering one click as hold/drag

Hello walllable. Welcome to the forum.

Yes it could be. That is a common symptom of a defective touchpad.

Two things can help determine this:
If you can attach a mouse or external touchpad and they work normally.
If you uninstall (remove) the touchpad from Device Manager and then restart and let it reinstall and then reinstall it's driver and the problem persists.

Read other 4 answers

I am after some help. My laptop has decided to reverse the right click and left click functions, ie: if I left click it now does not select but instead brings up a menu (which the right click button should and used to do!) I've tried holding down both buttons (as suggested by a friend) by this has no effect and I can't see any options to reverse the functions in the 'mouse properties' menu... and ideas please!

A:Laptop keyboard mouse:right click and left click functions reversal

Hi ktp, welcome to Seven forums.

Read other 1 answers

I followed the prep guide. Can someone help me to get my computer back. Thanks

A:Google Redirect?????...Left click=Right Click on Mouse

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

Read other 2 answers

This may be a silly question, but are the right and left clicks for the touchpad suppose to be silent? I've been using a wireless mouse since I got the laptop and only realized the touchpad right and left clicks are silent when my mouse broke and I had to start using the touchpad.  If not, does it mean something's broken, or is it something I can customize? And if it's customizable, how can I get the clicks back? I'm afraid I might press too hard or something and break the touchpad. I need those clicks. Help please.

Read other answers

My Right or Left Click buttons are not working. When I click on either nothing happens. It does not allow me to drag either. I re-installed the software for the touchpad and It still does not work. How can I fix this problem?

A:Right and Left click on touchpad not working

layce731 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your touchpad buttons not working and wanted to help -- but need more information. I see you're running Win10.  Did the PC come preinstalled with Win10? Or, did you upgrade it from a prior OS to Win10?  If you did the upgrade, how long ago was that, and what was the prior OS?We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks

Read other 5 answers

Just bought a brand new Inspiron 15 7000 - and straight out the box the right/left click on the touchpad doesn't work. Any ideas ?
This is not good DELL !

A:left/right click not working on touchpad

We’re listening. We can completely understand. If that happened to us we’d be really upset too. We request you to run the hardware diagnostics to check if there is any hardware causing the issue. You can click here to find the steps to run the hardware diagnostics. Please let us know if there is any error code and a validation code.
We also suggest you to update the touchpad driver from our support site. Kindly enter your service tag # on the link below and click on ‘Get drivers and downloads’ then download the "touchpad driver" from "Mouse, Keyboard & Input Devices"  section and install it.
Please let us know if this helped.

Read other 1 answers

I recently had problem with the fan in this laptop and after removal of the battery and memory sticks and reassembly, the left and right click on the touchpad wont work. I,ve tried uninstall/reinstall , new drivers from both HP and Synaptics and pretty much every other option !  This was working fine and still operates with a normal mouse. Any assistance will result in my undieing gratitude !

Read other answers

yea...my left click doesn't work...
and plz dont start saying stuff about drivers, 'cos i've already downloaded and reinstalled ALREADY... so my other functions work, like right-click, and scroll, but just not my left-click...so i have to use a really crappy USB mouse which makes it hard to use my Laptop portably...************************************************[bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep]what the [bleeeeeep]...i really hate my computer... its almost really slow as well... also, if you would like to see my system specs (if you don't already know how to) just click on my name

Read other answers

Let me explain:

if I keep ctrl button pressed and then click and drag with left mouse button (selecting text or using photoshop) this drag is sometimes "sticky" - when I finally release the mouse button system does not stop dragging. It behaves as I would still hold the left mouse button pressed... To release it I need to click again.

System: Windows 7 64bit
Mouse: bundled with logitech wireless desktop

I've tried to uninstall logitech's drivers - didn't help...

Any ideas?

A:When holding ctrl - left click'n'hold is sometimes "sticky"...

How old is the keyboard.
Is there a chance that juice, soda or any other liquid has been spilled.
What happens if you use a different keyboard or use the CTRL key on the other side?


Read other 4 answers

After about 1 minute the mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until I left click mouse. Tool bar on browser also greys out but comes back after left click. Video and sound also are choppy. Not sure if this is related. Flash keeps crashing. Any ideas whats wrong? Windows 7 pro. Asus desktop. This occurs on Firefox, Chrome and IE. This seemed to start after Microsoft update and Flash updates

A:Mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until left click of mouse

Hello mpmckee,

First run Antivirus, Malware, and Spyware scans. Remove anything the programs find.

Note: if you need some suggestions on which tools to use, let me know.

Afterwards, test functionally of mouse and keyboard.

If no change, run System Restore, choose a Restore point before the issue started.

Again test behavior of mouse and keyboard.

If the issue has been resolved, go ahead and reinstall windows Updates.


Read other 2 answers

I have a customer who swears up and down that 30% of the time during the day when he is working, the left click function of his mouse does not work. To make this even stranger, it only occurs in the upper right hand corner of the screen when trying to close applications or minimize.

I have not been able to reliably duplicate (although I have had it happen to me), but I do not sit in front of the computer all day either.

He has a Logitech wireless mouse (which I have updated the drivers for). We also tried new batteries.

At this time we are trying a standard corded Microsoft Mouse to see if that solves his issue. I will post back in a few days if that resolves the issue.

Has anyone else ever heard of this issue, have a solution?

I told him to drink after work, not before.... not sure if that will help or not .

Any input would be appreciated.



Read other answers

Hello everyone,
so I own a dv6tqe-7000, and I've had a strange problem. Sporadically, the left/primary click function on my touchpad would disable. I can still use the touchpad itself and the right click function but left clicking or tapping to click will not work.

I switched the functions in Synaptics (Right click to primary click, and left click to secondary click), and the left click ended working but the primary function still did not respond (ie. Right click didn't work). So I don't think it's a hardware issue.

There are some 'fixes' to this as I've discovered:
- Restart the laptop
- Kill explorer.exe function and re-open it
- Hold both mouse buttons down and move the touchpad around for half a minute. I don't know how or why this works but I read it on a post. Only tested one time though so don't read too much into it.

I've tried removing the battery and replugging it in. I'm also on the latest driver on Synaptics (I updated to the new one after it first occured, still happens). I am also on the latest BIOS. What is the problem and what could I do? Could it be the drivers (Should I uninstall Synaptics/touchpad in Device manager and do a clean install)?

I've found a couple people with the same problem but have yet to find a solution. Again, it is a sporadic event and honestly doesn't occur too often. Any advice would be appreciated.
EDIT: After switching the functions to confirm it was a software pro... Read more

A:Touchpad Problems (Left/Primary Click)

Read other 8 answers

Whenever I use my touchpad and left click, it sometimes right clicks. To temporarily remedy this, I would just right click to make it stop. I already resetted my laptop to its factory settings because of it. Before I factory resetted it, it would constantly happen all the time and also the scrolling would not work and it would select stuff on the desktop screen by itself. However, it is still happening. I did all the lenovo driver updates that Thinkvantage System update tells me to do. It is happening less frequently after I resetted it to factory settings but it is still annoying. This problem somehow occurs much less frequently if I use an external mouse.

A:T520 touchpad right clicks when I left click

WilsonTang94 --  I have a user with an X1 Carbon that has the same "left click intermittently generating right clicks" problem as you posted.  Did you ever get a solution for your problem?  

Read other 2 answers

the left click on the synaptic touchpad is not working.  I can move the pointer with touchpad, but when I press the left  click button, nothing happen. I  try upgrading the synaptic tocuhpad driver and still the left click does not work. I reinstall the old version and I still have teh same issue. When I use an external pointer device the left click on teh external device work fine. Does anyone out there have answer to to this issue?

Read other answers

Hi all - I've been having issues with my touchpad for a while. First the actual cursor stopped working, updated the driver and it seemed to fix it. Now my right & left click aren't working at all.  I've tried rolling back the driver, reinstalling, installing an older version etc. but no luck.  Any help is appreciated!  Thanks

Read other answers

Hi everyone, I just bought a Thinkpad Yoga 14 S3 and I have an issue with the ALPS touchpad.Whenever I click the touchpad (physical click not tap) with a finger on it, it opens the right click menu...This is very annoying as I always use two finger, one for moving the cursor around and one for clicking.I have the lastest touchpad driver (8.216.1616.137) and I am on windows 10. I tried any possible solution I could think of with no luck:- Went through the touchpad option thousand times.- Tried changing entries in Regedit (change Enable2Click to 0), and what it did was that is now does not recognize it as a right click, but not as a left click either. When I click with the finger on the touchpad, the cursor now jumps but does not register any click. Any ideas on how to solve the issue?Thanks in advancePierre

A:Problem with left click on ALPS Touchpad

I have exactly the same problem on my Thinkpad E460! This almost makes my laptop unusable. Please update this driver asap Lenovo. P.S. If you uninstall the ALPS driver and use the standard Windows PS2/Mouse driver, this problem does not occur. However there is no setting (at least I did not find one) which allows you to disable 2 click. Also scrolling and gestures do not work with the Windows PS2/Mouse driver. 

Read other 2 answers

I have a brand-new EliteBook 840 running Windows 10. The left touchpad button sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. It's like this: If I click a second time (or a third time) with the left button, without having moved the cursor (not double click, but two separated clicks), then the computer doesn't respond to the click. If I click by tapping on the touchpad area (instead of pressing the button) then everything is fine. But I don't like tapping! If I click with an external mouse connected via USB then everything is fine. If I move the cursor and then click, then it works. The problem is very annoying because each time the computer doesn't respond to the clicks, I have to move the cursor and then click again.

Read other answers

So I've been having issues with my touch screen on the Yoga C930 Glass. Whenever I write or draw in sketchpad using the touch screen using either my pen or my hand something weird happens. Occasionally in the middle of writing, something similar to a mouse click and hold happens. My hand is no where near the touchpad and I need to click using the touchpad to make the hold go away. When I move the mouse when this issue occurs, the lines drawn can't be erased unless I close out of the sketchpad. 
MOD: Issue and model added to title

Read other answers

The right and left click of my XPS 13 9350 touchpad stopped working. The taps still work however
I don't think it's a driver issue. Is there any solution for this? Thank you

A:Dell XPS 13 9350 Touchpad Right and Left Click not working

I have a Dell XPS 13 9350. A couple days ago, the touchpad left and right clicks stopped working. The tap for left click and double tap for right click still work so I'm still able to use the laptop. I just would rather use the the touchpad clicks. I don't think it is a driver issue bbecause the touchpad does work. Is there any solution for this?

Read other 1 answers

Hi, I'm having a problem with pressing the spacebar and leftclicking with the trackpoint or moving the cursor with the touchpad. I have Windows 10 and all the Drivers are up to date! This shortcut is used for viewport navigation in Houdini. This problem is also present in other Applications.  Any Idea how to fix ths issue?

Read other answers

Dell Inspiron 17R 5737: A few months ago the left click button of the touchpad got deflated from bottom left edge and the click got sticky, if I clicked on right top edge, it worked sometimes but mostly left click stayed pressed.
I opened the laptop and found that the small plastic attached to the button, which inflates it back is broken. I tried to fix it using glue but it didn't work. As it was part of the whole Palmrest thus I ordered a new palmrest. After receiving the new palmrest, I detached the buttons circuit and touchpad circuit from the old palmrest and attached it to the new palmrest.
Strangely now, the left click button is partially sticky, if I click on the left half of the button it sticks, if I click on the right half of the button it works properly 90% of the time. The button is no more deflated and it inflates and deflates properly on clicking, there is nothing broken in the new palmrest, the clicking sound is fine, there is just 1 button for left click then how it is working differently for left half and right half, that I am not able to understand.
Next step can be to order new buttons circuit but I am not sure if this will fix the problem.
This is my work laptop thus it is effecting my work and time quite badly, any help will be highly appreciated.

Read other answers

Hi, I'm having a problem with pressing the spacebar and leftclicking with the trackpoint or moving the cursor with the touchpad. I have Windows 10 and all the Drivers are up to date! This shortcut is used for viewport navigation in Houdini. This problem is also present in other Applications.  Any Idea how to fix ths issue? 

Read other answers

Hello all, I have a HP EliteBook 840 G1 laptop and sometimes its left touchpad click stops working (it's totally intermittent). I have a colleague, who use the same laptop and has the same problem. Please can someone advise. Thanks,Vishal

A:Touchpad left click stops working intermittently

Hello there, Please update the drivers for the touchpad, using the following instructions. 1. Go to the website www.hp.com/support2. Click on get software and drivers3. Enter your product number4. Download and install the drivers for your touchpad 5. Also download and install the BIOS update as well This should fix the issue. Please try it and let us know. Cheers!

I'm an HP Employee.The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP.Click on Thumbs up if my post helped you.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking an answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.Regards,Vamshi

Read other 2 answers


I have a problem with the left click of my Satellite Pro M40 (PSM46E). It has lost the 'click'.
Does anyone have some guidance for taking the top off to repair? What screws and how etc?

Many Thanks

A:Satellite Pro M40 - touchpad and left click repair guidance


I think you will not get some guides because only an ASP (authorized service provider) has someone. These documents are not for the public.

I don?t know how to disassemble the notebook but this procedure is tricky. You must remove a lot of screws and parts like keyboard, LCD, upper cover and so far.

*You can try it and try but it?s your own risk*. I think this should do by a notebook technician.

By the way, I founded a maybe interesting article for you:


Read other 1 answers

The touchpad and left-click were working previously, then suddenly stopped. I have changed the touchpad board and it worked, then it stopped working again. I have formatted windows.please, any help.

Read other answers

Hi gurus, my Yoga 510 touchpad has stopped working for no apparent reason. Specifically the left and right click buttons at the bottom of the touchpad. Most annoying. How do I fix it??Or do I have to get a replacement laptop (as still under warranty)?? I hope not!Thanks in advance for any assistance.

Read other answers