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Can't Disable Touchpad in ideapad Flex 4

Q: Can't Disable Touchpad in ideapad Flex 4

I have jusfn t purchased an Ideapad Flex 4 and have spent a frustrating day dealing with Win 10 and installing apps and software. The last straw is the inability to turn off the touchpad when I have a mouse connected. Fn+F6 does not turn off the touchpad and there's no option in the touchpad settings to disable it. I'm a Win 7 guy and am frustrated enough already that I'm about ready to return this thing and look for something else. I've seen Yogas with Win 7 pro out there. May be more to my liking

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I have jusfn t purchased an Ideapad Flex 4 and have spent a frustrating day dealing with Win 10 and installing apps and software. The last straw is the inability to turn off the touchpad when I have a mouse connected.  Fn+F6 does not turn off the touchpad and there's no option in the touchpad settings to disable it. I'm a Win 7 guy and am frustrated enough already that I'm about ready to return this thing and look for something else.  I've seen Yogas with Win 7 pro out there.  May be more to my liking 

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I have a new Flex 4 1470 Flex pad; a number of problems with it, but the biggest is that I cannot disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged into USB port. Note, I have already tried the following: -the F6 key does not disable touchpad, as manual says it should;-checking "disable when mouse connected" in control panel does nothing;-uninstalling ELAN touchpad driver w/o deleting driver does nothing;-uninstalling ELAN touchpad driver AND deleting driver does nothing; I get message to reboot computer, and I do that, but the driver refuses to be deleted; its always there again;-I've updated ELAN driver so that it is most current available, per Lenovo and Elan sites. Other oddities, like the windows screen saver/timeout feature does not work, either.

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Hi, Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 - 1570 , i7 , 16GB  laptop's Touchpad scrolls slow and stutters , When I looked for driver it says HID - Compliant mouse. I also searched for correct driver but there is none listed in devices and drivers.Is there any solution to this? I hate it and thinking of returning this powerful machine only because of this. In system information this what is shown Hardware Type HID-compliant mouseNumber of Buttons 0Status OKPNP Device ID HID\WCOM50E8&COL06\5&11E08167&0&0005Power Management Supported NoDouble Click Threshold Not AvailableHandedness Not AvailableDriver c:\windows\system32\drivers\mouhid.sys (10.0.15063.0, 32.50 KB (33,280 bytes), 3/18/2017 4:56 PM)Hardware Type HID-compliant mouseNumber of Buttons 0Status OKPNP Device ID HID\ELAN0650&COL01\5&E8D1288&0&0000Power Management Supported NoDouble Click Threshold Not AvailableHandedness Not AvailableDriver c:\windows\system32\drivers\mouhid.sys (10.0.15063.0, 32.50 KB (33,280 bytes), 3/18/2017 4:56 PM)Hardware Type HID-compliant mouseNumber of Buttons 0Status OKPNP Device ID HID\VID_046D&PID_C52B&MI_01&COL01\7&E5D3B9D&0&0000Power Management Supported NoDouble Click Threshold Not AvailableHandedness Not AvailableDriver c:\windows\system32\drivers\mouhid.sys (10.0.15063.0, 32.50 KB (33,280 bytes), 3/18/2017 4:56 PM) 

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This morning my laptop touchpad was really slow to respond and then suddenly went away. I restarted and when it came back it was jumping all over the screen. I have now disabled it.Is there a solution tot his, or is it hardware. I have installed the latest touchpad drivers and it has made no difference. Advice? Any solutions?

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I have reset my laptop and have updated windows and I think all drivers and my touchpad is STILL not working.  I'm having to use an external mouse.  Any ideas of what I can do to fix this annoying problem?

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Hi helpful smart people,  Just bought a Flex 4 and the touchpad works only when you tap, but not when you press down to click.  No left or right click functionality.   Seems the drivers are up to date. Pls help!

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The issue has already solved, just writing for thos who might have the same issue. One day when I turned the notebook on, the keyboard and touchpad did not work. Restarting ddi not help.The only thing I put my attention that time was the battery is almost discharged, so I turned the notebook off, closed the lid, and plugged it in. The next day I turned it on, and everything was working.  Another idea on why it happened: when the notebook lid opens and closes, it might switch to tablet mode, so that the keyboad and touchpad are off.

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Hi, I was wondering if there is a permanent way to disable the touchpad on this y510p.  I hate hitting fn f6 every boot, wake from sleep, etc. I checked the registry in hklm microsoft windows currentversion run but didn't see any prefixes of syn* in any of the entries.  I checked into RTFTrack.exe and that seems to be the camera.  Is there a way I can disable this touchpad permanently? Thanks













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A:Ideapad y510p Touchpad Permanent Disable

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il mio pc lenovo ideapad 110 da ieri pomeriggio mi sta creando problemi. in particolare il touchpad è del tutto ineìsensibile così come i tasti al di sotto, senza che vi sia stata alcuna caduta o utilizzo particolare. Sapete come posso fare per risolvere il problema prima di mandarlo in assistenza?
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my pc lenovo ideapad 110 since yesterday afternoon is causing problems. in particular, the touchpad is completely ine sensitive as well as the keys below, without any particular fall or use. Do you know how I can solve this problem before sending it for assistance?Thank you
 
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 
Mod's Edit: Google tradotto a beneficio dei lettori inglesi.Poiché si tratta di un forum in inglese, si prega di inviare in inglese in quanto assicurerà una risposta migliore. Grazie!
 

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I have a flex4  1470. when i fold it back and use it as a tablet, the keyboard and touchpad are not disabled. f6 also does not disable the touchpad. its pretty much useless folded back as a tablet. i have run a driver check and it says everything is up to date. i have uninstalled the touchpad driver and reinstalled, but it doesnt help. its very annoying and i bought this to use primarily as a tablet, but now i cant. 

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This is a new laptop.  It seems very sensitive, sometimes it works but most of the time it doesn't.  Is this a common problem?  I'm trying to be careful to only touch the left side of the touchpad. Any ideas?

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Hello I have recently purchased a Flex 15 with the Elan touchpad. I have noticed that I do not have an option to two finger tap for a right click. The settings for the Elan Touchpad provide me a way to two finger click (where i physically click the touchpad) but not for the 2 finger tap. This seems like a weird oversight since that functionality is so very common now for all laptops. Does anyone else have this issue? is there a way to get this functionality back? 

A:Flex 15 with Elan touchpad two finger tap

I've got the same problem.The ALPS driver that takes care of the settings even include this feature, but it doesn't work.

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Hi everyone. I'm new in this community. I've been using my brand new Lenovo Flex 3 1470 for a couple of months and everything was running smoothly, i was ver happy with it.I decieded to extend the antivirus coverage for a year (i had a warning of license expiracy for a couple of weeks) and after that, and all of a sudden, my TouchPad stopped working.I'm using Windows 10.PS: I live in Argentina, so no matter how hard I try, Online Support and Phone Support won't give me any possible solution other that flying back to US (where i got my computer) and have it replaced there. (that won't happen). I really need some help trying to fix this by myself. I re-installed ELAN drivers dozens of time with no success.Help me, please!ThxFranco

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My first post here and not sure if I?m in the right section.  I ordered yesterday from MS Store an IdeaPad Flex 5 (80XB0006US) and searching the web for a users guide / maintenance manual to read while I?m waiting for the unit to arrive, I only find ones dated back to 2015. Is there a place I can download a more recent one?













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A:IdeaPad Flex 5

Hi oskarIT, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking with the MTM/ model machine number, 80XB0006US showing Flex 5-1570 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80XB I was able to get the User guide here (First Edition February 2017) and hardware manual here (First Edition March 2017) from the support site (you can save in your browser favorites as a handy source for drivers and applications for the model).
 
The same support site would also be updated every now and then for any new updates and resource materials to download.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

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My laptop's touchpad couldn't scrolling up down neither zooming after i got it fixed. i tried to fix it on control panel and go to mouse setting but it still couldn't scrolling or zooming help me please

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Touchscreen of my laptop ideapad flex 14" has cracked. I don't know how it happened. Kindly help me out how I can repair it and what should I do about it. 

























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I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

A:IdeaPad Flex 15D

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I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

Hi SmileSmoke,
 
Have you contacted Lenovo Support and spoken to them about your situation? Did you contact them when the unit was returned to you to log the fault?
 
If you did for the second question then they should be able to help you and repair under warranty as it would be a failed repair.
 
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My first post here and not sure if I?m in the right section.  I ordered yesterday from MS Store an IdeaPad Flex 5 (80XB0006US) and searching the web for a users guide / maintenance manual to read while I?m waiting for the unit to arrive, I only find ones dated back to 2015. Is there a place I can download a more recent one?

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Dell 2-in-1 3147:
The "DELL Pointing Devices" dialog shows a "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" checkbox. If this checkbox is clear, the touchpad works properly. When this checkbox is marked, the touchpad does not work at all.
I have tried both USB and Bluetooth mice, and neither one allows the proper action: the touchpad should be enabled without a mouse, and the touchpad should be disabled with a mouse.  That's how it works on other systems.  It just doesn't work at all on this system.
I suspect there is some interaction between the touchpad and the touchscreen that is interfering with this setting.  But I have another laptop with a touchpad and a touchscreen, and the mouse detection works there (it's not a DELL).
Yes, I have toyed with the idea of deleting the DELL touchpad control application and installing a "stock" Synaptics touchpad driver.  But I don't want the DELL  "update" app to overwrite it with the DELL touchpad control app every time it sees "the wrong driver" loaded.  And I don't want to take the chance that the touchpad driver and the touchscreen driver are somehow linked together, thus disabling one when I disable the other.
Any ideas on how to get the "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" action working would be welcome.  

A:Inspiron 11 3000 (3147) "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" disables touchpad ALL THE TIME

I would love to know where to find that checkbox ... Thank you!

Dell 2-in-1 3147:
The "DELL Pointing Devices" dialog shows a "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" checkbox.

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hi everyone. please forgive if this is an ignorant question... seemingly out of nowhere my keyboard and mouse/touchpad stopped working. seems a couple keys work..like airplane key for example. i saw another person post about this but saw no response. anynhelp greatly appreciated. this touchscreen is killing me! thanks!











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A:flex 15 keyboard and touchpad suddenly not working...

Are you in Kiosk/Flex mode?

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Hi, I'm using a Flex 3 -1470 and whenever I press a key on the keyboard the touchpad becomes disabled. I've tried googling a solution and have the latest drivers from the Lenovo website but nothing seems to work. I've also tried editing the ALPS touchpad registry fix but it didn't work. Any help in resolving this issue would be greatly appreciated.

A:Flex 3 -1470 Touchpad and keyboard not working at ...

great support for a recurring issue...

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I'm running a Flex-3 with Windows 10.  Have not made any recent updates or changes to the system, but integrated keyboard and touchpad have stopped responding.  USB keyboard and bluetooth mouse work normally. I'm simply trying to confirm if it is a hardware (motherboard) issue since that seems to be the most likely, but Troubleshooting and the Lenovo Solution Center scans indicate no issues.  I updated keyboard driver to no effect. One strange result, if I disconnect all USB and Bluetooth devices and reboot, the Touchpad will again respond.  Keyboard will not.  As soon as I activate Bluetooth mouse, touchpad stops working. Thank you in advance.

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I just got a new Flex 5-1570 and I can't figure out how to get a middle click from the touchpad.  I looks like it is not a Synaptic touchpad as the system won't let me load the Synatic driver.  So what do you have to do to get Windows 10 to see a middle click?  Thanks. 

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I just got a new Flex 5-1570 and I can't figure out how to get a middle click from the touchpad.  I looks like it is not a Synaptic touchpad as the system won't let me load the Synatic driver.  So what do you have to do to get Windows 10 to see a middle click?  Thanks. 

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?I bought a laptop, Lenovo flex -1570 from US through amazon.com, for my father's birthday present. Thanks for ruining it in a way that I could have never imagined. In just 2 days of laptop usage, the mouse pad has come out. The amazing service center in India (ticket no. HT014716010) said that the glue that held mousepad to the laptop "WASN'T STICKY ENOUGH" and added that they do not support this laptop as its "international warranty" is limited to US and China and I need to take it to your US service center to fix it. $619 laptop, 2 days, and it is nothing more than a junk box to me. As a birthday present I have gifted my father nothing more than added tension and thanks to you guys for making that happen. Attaching a pic for your reference. ?

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Hi All, I have a Lenovo Flex 5 on Windows 10. I am experiencing lagging issue using the touchpad. Description of the issue: When I want to move my pointer on the screen from point A to point B, I move my finger on the touchpad from point A' to point B', respectively. When my finger arrive at point B', it takes a noticable amount of time for the pointer on the screen to arrive at point B. This makes it very hard to navigate, especially when I want to press a small button or to draw. I do not experience this lagging if I use an external mouse.I am pretty sure this lagging is on by default as some graphic effect, because the lagging disappears whenever I run some heavy program. Can someone help me with this? Best regards,

A:Lenovo Flex 5 - Touchpad lagging issue

Do you restart system? Any viruses? bugs? 

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Hi, I recently upgraded to Windows 10 on my Flex 15 and am finding that my Synaptics touchpad crashes randomly. Specifically, I'm going about doing my thing when I see a brief "spinny wheel" for the mouse pointer, and then suddenly cant scroll using two-fingered touch as normal on the touchpad. The pointer often (but doesn't always) still appear and the touch pad can still move the mouse and single-click only, but none of the special  actions (like two fingered scrolling) can be performed. I also notice that the "Lenovo Pointing Device" icon which normally displays in the notification area in the lower righthand corner disappears when this happens. I'm specifically using Lenovo Pointing Device v 19.0.9.5.29May15. Any tips? Thanks in advance!

A:Flex 15 Synaptics Touchpad Crashing on Windows 10

Still having the problem. It specifically happens when I launch "calculator" (a metro app) which is pinned to my taskbar. It doesn't happen otherwise. Any thoughts?

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Hello there, Not really sure whether this is a topic that i can post here on this particular section. If it is against the rule, please let me know i will removed it.  Earlier this year( around January) I purchased a ideapadd Flex 4 from the Microsoft store around my house. Everything is fine, until one day my screen started to go black and sometimes the screen color become very very red. I took the laptop to the store before i went back. The store told me that it is because the laptop's screen itself is kind damaged which require me to send my laptop back to Lenovo to fix the screen. When i bought my computer, I also have the one year warranty with this computer. My question right now is is it possible for me to say instead of asking Lenovo to fix the screen, can I say exchange this laptop for a new series? what I mean is I saw the Lenovo Legion online and was thinking is it possible to say i send in my old one and get Lenovo Legion and any price difference between the two laptop i will just pay? it is just that if i do send in my ideapad to Lenovo it will take 2 weeks for them to fix and i really really tried to avoid that because my class is about to start and without my only laptop for more than a week is a bit of stretch for me. I see that for me to order the Lenovo laptop online will approximately take them 3-4 days to ship If this topic is not ok to post here please do let me know and if this issue is better for me to talk to a representat... Read more

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Hello! So I've been having this issue where my laptop keeps freezing an hour or so into using it. I've checked my storage space and my ram and it's all ok. My laptop isn't overheating either as I have a table with a fan built in underneath. I'm not sure what's causing the problem. I can move my mouse and my music still works but my screen is frozen. I'm also unable to alt tab or use ctrl alt del. I've resorted to having to power reset everytime my laptop fails.  Please advise me on what to do and thank you very much!

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I have been trying to PXE boot and have not had any success. I can see where it says start ipv4 pxe boot, then a flash on the screen like it attempted then goes to start ipv6 pxe boot and that is where it stays. I've turned off secure boot in the bios, tried to use a usb to network adaptor. No success. Is there a special process to pxe boot?

A:Ideapad Flex 4 won't PXE boot

Sounds like the problem may be with you PXE server either not reachable, or is not passing the proper Network Boot Program files to the client.

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What works? Need duel screen so that is a must. does New Lenovo USB C Ultradock work? just HD ok.  

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can I change the keyboard of a Ideapad Flex 14 (S/N: QB08066381 ... which is non backlit) to a backlit one? 

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Hello experts,I have no more Bios on my Ideapad Flex 15.It can't boot. Only a blue message :Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed.Insert Recovery Media and Hit any keyThen select 'Boot Manager' to choose a new BootDevice or to Boot Recovery Media After this message, got the boot manager, with no option to select ! no hard drive, no USB-CD I'm under Win 10 until 6 months. Thanks for help.

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Hi,I'm new in the forum.Today I had received my new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 4 (1470) and when I connect the laptop to the power line, this won't start.The laptop has been connected to the power line for the last 2hs.Any idea?If I open the laptop (remove the screws), I lose the warranty?Thanks.P.S: Sorry for my poor english. 

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I want to add a HDD on my Ideapad model 80XB0006 and although the manual shows how to remove both SSD and HDD there is no spec on the HDD. Since I will order online I must have a model / type which will fit on the space I have. Now I have a SSD 256GB. I did have a chat this morning with Lenovo rep but gave up after I got nowhere.Thanks

A:Adding HDD to Ideapad Flex 15

Hi oskarIT,
 
Greetings.
 
Using the model type 80XB here on the parts lookup page shows compatible harddrive :
Part number: 16200383 ST500LT012 6G 7mm 5.4K 500G HDD
Part number: 16200554 WD10SPCX-24HWST1 
 
On the same page would also show a number of substitute harddrives too that you can use as described here on the hardware manual page 36.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello,I have some troubles with a laptop from a friend.The Touchscreen did not work anymore and he asked me if i could help.Until now not . Maybe someone here can help me?I see a few post more about the same problem, but they did not helped me.- disabling wake on- clear the screen Anybody else had the same problem with Windows 10 fully upgraded to Creators update?Thanks in advance. Gr. William

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Anyone has a tutorial on how to open up an ideapad flex 4 so I can change hard drive?

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