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Dell 5537 - Touchpad/Mouse Clicks not working properly

Q: Dell 5537 - Touchpad/Mouse Clicks not working properly

I am having a Dell Inspiron 5537 ci7 with Windows 8 (64-bit) running.
Occasionally the pointing device starts to malfunction (especially after high-end playing games)

The problem:
"When I click anywhere on a window (be it browser or windows explorer etc..), the window gets deselected. I cant browse at all.
Another browser (Chrome) specific click issue (when deselection isn't happening- The tab closes when I click on it.
Right click also does the same.. (deselects the window)
The problem is gone when I shutdown and start again - Restarting usually doesnt helps"

It seemed like a driver issue to me - I have installed the latest version of synaptics driver from dell (i.e. v16.3.15.3) - didnt helped.
Request support... Its really hindering my routine use

Preferred Solution: Dell 5537 - Touchpad/Mouse Clicks not working properly

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Dell 5537 - Touchpad/Mouse Clicks not working properly


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Hi, I have a dell laptop dell latitude e6410 running on Windows 7 32bit and mouse touchpad is irattic and not working properly, can anyone give me the right driver for that?

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I just reformatted the HDD on my girlfriends laptop and now the touchpad mouse is not working properly. The scroll wheel doesn't work and when scrolling down on a web page with the keyboard it goes step by step. Are their any settings that I need tochange to make it work right?

A:Laptop touchpad mouse is not working properly

Some touchpads require specific drivers installed. Did you install these from the manufacturer? This is the integrated one on the laptop not add-in devices?

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Hi, I have a strange problem with my inspiron Inspiron 15 (N5050). When I plugged in the AC charger, the touchpad / mouse does not work properly. Sometimes it moves and sometimes not eventhough I have moved and touched the touchpad. When I disconnect the AC charger, the touchpad works perfectly fine. Can anyone give me advise on this? thanks in advance

A:My mouse/touchpad is not working properly while charging

Hi suneel_zee.
Welcome to the Community,
Have you tried different power outlets? Does this happen in different locations(even outside you house/work)?
I would suggest you to release flea power.To release flea power disconnect AC adapter,remove battery,disconnect all external peripherals(USB devices),press and hold power button for 30 seconds.
Reconnect the battery and AC adapter.Check how touchpad responds with AC Adapter connected.
If the issue persists try a different AC adapter(may be borrow from some one who uses same watt Dell AC adapter).
Let me know how it goes.
Thank You

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Hi. I'm a first-time user and happy to have found your website!

My operating system is Windows 7. I am using a wireless Logitech Mouse (uses USB hardware). I have had this laptop for 5+ years.

1. The touchpad will not ?turn off.? Under "Mouse" on the Control Panel, functions for the Dell Touchpad should allow me to simply turn the touchpad on and off. Regardless whether it is in the on or off position, it is still on.
2. Even when I don?t touch the touchpad, the cursor skips around the screen, highlights text and deletes text. Typed text re-locates within earlier typed text.
3. There is an on/off light at the top of the touchpad that indicates the touchpad is on/off. This is not working.
4. Also this panel item allows me to manage sensitivity, buttons, gestures & edge scroll & zoom. I can work these, but the Edge Scroll & Zoom buttons do not see to change the settings.

1. I have checked the drivers for both the touchpad and mouse and I get messages that they are each up to date
2. Because the touchpad will not turn off, I have tried to manage the buttons to turn down the sensitivity, to minimize movement of text. This does not help.
3. Turning on ?Disable Touchpad & Point Stick when USB Mouse present? does not disable the touchpad.

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I have bought the Dell Inspiron 1545 in 2009 which it had Windows 7, then it stopped working for a long time after it has been fixed due to HDD problems and connectivity.
But now I have upgraded to Windows 8.1 yesterday and for some reason that my Touchpad/Mousepad has stopped working, so I am just wondering if it something to do with the drivers or the connections inside the laptop which it might be loose.
Does this laptop has an enabled/disable feature on the keyboard to lock the mousepad, which I might've accidently pressed which I can't find where it is on the keyboard.
Yours Sincerely,

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 - Mouse/Touchpad not working

Hi, I am using this driver on my Inspiron 1545 ALPS Touchpad Driver Driver Details | Dell US. It works well.

Good luck, werty

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My 4 mth old laptop touchpad clicks have suddenly stopped working. I've tried re-installing the relevant software although when opening I get a 'software not found' message. I've reset the Elan options to default too. The touchpad works fine for mouse scrolling but neither the left or right click pads nor the main pad clicks are working. I'm out of ideas now and am hoping it's not a hardware related thing. tbh the touchpad has never been brilliant. It would open a right click menu by itself although that stopped a while back. I'm going to try a system restore next. I'm just thankful I managed to find an old usb mouse  Just wondering if there is anything else I should try before ringing Lenovo technical support. Thanking you all in advance

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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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i had this problem before but it used to be with sleep problems also but now its only shutdown not working although i did
1- remove all the drivers for video cards AMD and Intel and installing them in the order of dell drivers as been told and still not working
2- remove Intel Rapid Storage driver and still the problem exist
now i went and downloaded the drivers again but the video drivers are not working the Intel drivers say that my laptop doesn't meet the minimum requirements and when i installed the AMD it made problems with my AMD and  my Intel driver i dont understand how could that be
im really getting sick and tired of this i wasted a lot of time on this and the problem is old problem not new and yet dell useless as always never put a permanent solution for this
i also contacted Dell and they say they dont support outside US
can anyone help me with this please ?

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About 4 days ago, my laptop keyboard randomly stopped working. I have never had issues with it in all 4ish years of owning this laptop, I did not drop it recently, spill a drink on it, etc. I was able to log into my computer perfectly fine but then after that it just completely stopped working. I was able to pull up the touch keyboard and I noticed that every time I'd turn caps lock on on the touch keyboard the light would light up on my actual laptop keyboard. That was the only sign of life coming from the keyboard and even that I could only control from the touchscreen keyboard. After that I searched around on the internet for a bit and tried these things:1) made sure I had the latest BIOS update (went through dell and downloaded the most recent driver for it)2) I tried cleaning the keyboard and removing/reconnecting it to the laptop. 3) I tried restoring my laptop to a previous version from about a week ago, before the most recent update since this problem started happening.4) I messed around with the sticky keys, languages settings, etc. None of it worked5) I uninstalled the keyboard drivers, turned off my laptop, and let windows reinstall it. Something I saw as a common fix online 6) I went through the dell online support program they have. I ran a couple tests for the whole computer and the only one that came out as not being fine was the keyboard one. This was the result: https://gyazo.com/68a32c0a1d7b0e53768e085e233f02c4really didnt help at all exce... Read more

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My touch screen on my Dell laptop has not been working for over a year. I cannot recall if there was a specific update/change which triggered the touch screen to stop working, however it has now been over a year and I have no idea why it isn't working. 

I have tried: 
1. Restarting laptop
2. Troubleshooting hardware and devices 
3. Disabling/enabling HID-Compliant Touch Screen driver (the driver only appears when I show hidden devices. I cannot enable it and  when I try to update it, it says it is already up to date). Also, when I click on properties for the driver , it says "Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45) To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer."
4. Uninstalling/reinstalling HID-Compliant Touch Screen driver. This results in the driver being completely deleted and does not return when I restart the computer. 

I don't think I can do a restore as it stopped working so long ago, I wouldn't know what date to restore it to. 

Tablet PC Settings are also saying that "No pen or touch input is available for this display"

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This problem started last night.. sometimes when I click something (example: Browser tab or window) that usually works with a single click, I have to click it two, three, four or MORE times to get it to bring the window or folder up.

Anyone know how to fix this annoyance?

A:Mouse clicks not working sometimes.

Do the simple first: Clean the mouse or try a different mouse.

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Just installed Vista 64 business on a gaming system. I've had very good luck in past with this OS as a gaming platform.

I completed install with the razor boomslang USB mouse
After install I could not click on anything after login
Installed all updates and after a few reboots at some point it started working again.
So I installed a couple games and thought I was doing good until the next reboot.

Currently I can click on desktop icons but not taskbar and any opened programs go out of focus when I left click on them and I can not click on anything on them.

So thought maybe this is bios related and used another computer to access the problem system via remote assistance desktop sharing and guess what??? I have same issue while trying to control the computer remotely.

Also tried different mouse with same results. Hoping someone can shine some light on this. I am very confused and no longer its motherboard/hardware related. This is a pretty clean install utilizing same OS I've used on previous gaming rig with all the same accessories only now I've upgraded the motherboard, video cards and its a not a cutting edge system at all which normally I would have no issues with sense any bugs would have been ironed out.

Motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70
CPU: AMD Phenom 2 X6 1090T 3.6Ghz
OS: Windows Vista Business SP2 64Bit

A:Mouse clicks not working

Found another post with same issue and a work around
mouse clicks are not recognized anymore

after ctrl-alt-del then esc all is well.
What a weird issue. Anyone find a permanent fix?

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I have Windows 10 and my mouse stops clicking after about 5 minutes of inactivity. Whether I'm watching a show on it, or just leaving the mouse alone for more than 5 minutes, when I resume the mouse will move around, but won't click on anything. The only
fix is to Ctrl-Alt-Del then clicking on the background of the Ctrl-Alt-Del screen is what unfreezes this. I've had this problem for years on this PC and used to have Windows 7. It had the problems when 7 was installed also, and the upgrade to 10 didn't fix
It's like it is clicking a ghost application when I click. I say this because when I click on anything it will deselect the active application. For instance if the desktop is showing with an icon selected and I click anywhere, that icon will be deselected.
I haven't found this problem on any forums, please help.

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Hi sorry if this is in the wrong section

I am using the touchpad mouse on my laptop (Packard bell easynote th) and it has started to act strangely. On the day it started this I had not installed or downloaded anything, in fact I was playing a game. When I turn it on the left click (or tapping the pad) results in a right click, the right click has no function at this point, although sometimes when i press it the working symbol appears as though it is attempting to do something. Given a while the left click sometimes resumes its correct function. Twice now both clicks have somehow restored themselves after an hour or so, but in both cases eventually the right click stops working again.

I have tried updating the drivers in device manager, but it says they are up to date, I have also ran anti-malware software.

I am running windows 7, it is also not that old and hasn't got much stuff clogging it up and runs well in general.

Has anyone else encountered this before? Its really annoying as I think its fixed then it stops working again.

A:Solved: Mouse clicks working incorrectly

This may sound silly but maybe your thumb is touching the pad sometimes. This happens.

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Not really sure what genre this problem should be on. However i have recently purchased a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Li2727 notebook. Working fine when i got it but i decided to use a usb mouse instead of touchpad now the touchpad has stopped working entirely even when usb mouse id plugged out. i really want to resolve the problem. i have already gone onto control panal, mouse but the touchpad does not come up as a device. Any help appriciated thanks.

A:Touchpad not working, usb mouse does, touchpad never works even w/o usb mouse

Hello Tristan,

Welcome to the forums.

Been a while since I had a laptop, but I seem to remember there being a setting on what to do with the touchpad when the mouse is plugged in. Unfortunately I don't remember where and have no way of finding it.

Have you tried rebooting with the mouse unplugged?

Sorry I can't be of more help. The manual for the laptop ought to have that info in it somewhere.


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OK so now if my touchpad is switched on the mouse cursor sometimes makes continuous erratic movements around the screen. Turning it off solves this problem. Is this a sign it's wearing out, or is there something I can do to stop this?

A:Touchpad not working properly

What state is your laptop on when the touchpad issue occurred? This happens on my fujitsu laptop when charger is plugged in. After a quick googling, found out that I just had to put the "brick" part of the charger to a good distance away from my laptop. Worked wonders! Issue usually happens with replacement chargers (due to voltage or ampere incompatibility).

Not sure though if this was your case.

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My hp touchpad isn't working properly. It stops after sometime and windows 8.1 is working really slow. Kindly fix this issue as soon as possible. I shall be highly grateful to you.

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Hi i have hp i7 4712 laptop.but its touch pad is not working properly.Because when i using it some its stop for few minute and then it start working.

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No idea if this is hardware or software, but I'm trying this first.

I have an Inspiron 1525 laptop running Vista. My touchpad stopped working for some random reason a couple days ago except for the buttons. It might have started working again a while ago, but I just noticed 2 hours or so again that it was working, except for 2 things: I can't do that... uhhh... dunno what it's called, where you click the two buttons together and it does what clicking the mouse wheel on a normal mouse would do... and I can't scroll. The thing on my taskbar that tells me where my finger is on the touchpad has disappeared, as well.

A:Touchpad not working properly

Touchpads are usually proprietary pieces of hardware that have drivers supplied by the manufacturers. Check your device manager and settings in Control Panel (it may be under the Mouse settings) to be sure everything is all right there.

You might also go to the manufacturer's web site to check on a driver, and maybe an update to it. You could always reinstall it, anyway.

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i am using hp ay008tx and have installed latest driver as recomended on hp website of SYNAPTIC TOUCHPADV1.3.. sometimes i have to click twice ot thrice to get one click.

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My touchpad is not working properly.I can drag my cursor using it but am unable to hold it or tap it to select something which causing several inconvenience.

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I have been having this rendering issue for more than 3 months now and it persists after several OS re-installs.
Resolving this problem is of extreme importance to me since many of the programs I rely on are affected. Reverting to an older Windows version is not an option for me.

Affected programs:

Mocha Pro 4.1.3, IDA Pro 6.8, VLC Player & qBitTorrent (all versions)overall countless new and old programs affected

How to reproduce:

I can reproduce it successfully every timeMove the mouse from one sub-menu item that expands (SS1) to another (SS2) for a few times (usually around 10 is enough)It can also happen by interacting with any other UI elements in the program (although takes a few more clicks)



Mouse stops highlighting any buttons or menu items in the whole program - if you hover over anything that's supposed to have a hover action (like these menus) - nothing will happen, as if the mouse isn't thereClicks will also only work in less than 10% of all scenarios'Ghost' menus (only the shadows of the drop-down menus are visible) will as well start appearing from some hover actionsUI of the affected program suddenly becomes very slow, laggy and choppy when the bug is triggeredEvery program effected by the bug will not exit properly no matter what and the process will stay running forever, unless closed via task managerThe only solution is to restart the program

Troubleshooting done:

old versions of the same softwarenew versions of the sa... Read more

A:Mouse hover actions stop working; ghost menus; (almost) no clicks work

Updated with a full re-write and many more details + screenshots.

Last edit: problem solved!
It was a 3rd party program called Nahimic that ships with my laptop. Even quitting it fixed the glitch.

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1. when i start my laptop, touchpad works fine but after a while it starts missbehaving. right click n left click work fine but cursor is out of control.i have checked if its driver is not updated but it is updated.i uninstalled its driver n installed it back but even then it is not working. i read somehwere if its touch screen is turned off then touchpad works fine but even if i turn touch screen off it does not work.2.i dont know about other function keys but i use function keys for brightness and volume all the time. i dont know if it was last window update or what else went wrong that these function keys are not helping anymore. These keys still make a pop up sound which means keyboard buttons are working fine.please help.

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I upgraded windows 10 about 2 days ago and from that my elan touchpad starts to not working after some minutes of usage, it always detects an unexisting tap.
I tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver but it seems to not working.
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:G50-80 - Elan touchpad not working properly after ...

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system model, otherwise it may be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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I have a HP Pavilion DM4-3099se Laptop with a Intel Core i5 dual core processer and 6GB of RAM. On this laptop is a Synaptics touchpad and uptill now it was working fine. It recently started glitching and now when i move my finger on the touchpad, the mouse moves but it repeatedly stops and then starts moving and then moves in all different directions. I went to the Synaptics website and installed the latest drivers for the touchpad and the installation was successful but the trackpad was still the same way. My external wired mouse works fine right now though. I tried restoring my system the earliest point there was on the list and still no improvement on the touchpad. Please help. Thank you.


Thanks everyone for reading but I already fixed the problem. My computer shipped with two Operating Systems, one being windows 7 and the other being HP QuickWeb. I just booted into HP Quickweb and my trackpad was working fine and then i booted back into windows and it worked perfectly after that. I just though i would let you know and can somebody please close this topic because i dont know how to. thanks.

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Brand new chromebook and the touchpad lags, or does't respond correctly (scrolling when it shouldn't, clicking the wrong area, etc.)  Is there somethig I can do to fix this?

A:chromebook CB5-311 touchpad not working properly

Factory resethttps://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/11188/~/how-do-i-recover-my-acer-chromebook%3F Replace the Chrome O/S recovery drivehttps://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/27636/~/how-to-create-recovery-media-for-a-chr...

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Hi I have a Samsung RV510 laptop and I have a problem with the elan touchpad. It can scroll up and down but I when I click or tap on anything it doesn't do anything. I am using a USB plug in mouse but I am working on an university assignment and I need the USB portal to save my work on an USB key. Before Christmas I had the same problem and I went into the tech support in uni and he said that I had set the left click button to right click function or something like that and he went into control panel and mouse to resolve the problem. He fixed it by doing something in Mouse under Control Panel but I just can't remember what and by the way I have the setting where the elan touchpad is disabled when an USB plug in mouse is inserted. I really need help today if you can ! I have tried to adjust the settings of the touchpad in Mouse in Control Panel but even switching the buttons does not do anything to solve the problem. Sometimes when I start the laptop the touchpad works fine but an indication that is going wrong is when I am scrolling the screen with the touchpad the pop up that appears on screen when one right click appears by itself and keeps appearing whenever on the screen I move the touchpad mouse. After that the tap to click as well as left and right click buttons fail to work at all and I do not know if this is a software problem or is it a hardware problem as I said I encountered this problem already and now it's returned. Thanks

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My laptop touchpad is not working properly; that is I cannot scroll properly and also have problems with the sensitivity of touch. I downloaded and installed the Synaptic touchpad driver but it is still not functioning very well. Please can someone help me with a solution.
The name of my Laptop is; Compac Presario CQ50-115NR Notebook PC
Thank you.

A:My laptop touchpad is not working properly

Go to Start -> control panel -> Hardware and Sound.

Somewhere in there you should find adjustments for the sensitivity.

If this does not work please state your operating system for further help and try it with a USB mouse.

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My scrolling up and down option of touch pad is not working what should I do...?

A:My laptop touchpad is not working properly

Are you referring to the the right side scroll bars on laptop touch pads that allow you to scroll up and down pages?

Try updating the driver for your touchpad and see if that helps.

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Hello hi im lili b any my toupad isnt working right the dang strolling up or down wont work and I cant fix it I have an hp pavilion dv4 1435dx could someone help mi find the orrect driver that could fix it

A:Laptop touchpad is not working properly


You should find the drivers you need here. Click on next By the windows 7 64 bit box.

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I bought a Lenovo G50-80 (intel(R) Core i3-5005U, 2GHz) a few months ago. A week after buying, I noticed touchpad not working properly while charger plugged in, also it was not working while my printer?s USB cable connected. Touchpad button and finger tap working fine but, cursor hanging or moves very slow. When I unplugged the charger and printer cable touchpad working fine. But, it was not working anymore (it is also not working properly when the charger and printer?s USB cable unplugged). Usb mouse working perfect.My Laptop have installed windows 7 64bit operating system. I tried to reinstall windows 7 64bit ultimate and professional os (Not other like windows 8 or 10), I updated a latest bios and touchpad driver from Lenovo and synaptics website, But I am getting same problem.

A:Lenovo G50-80 touchpad not working properly when t...

Hi there, Nmparmar          -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
Can you try to:
Make sure you use the original 65W 20V/3.25A or 90W 20V4.5A AC adapter that came with the unit.
Plug the AC adapter in another wall outlet in your house (preferrably another side of the house) - if this works, the original wall outlet that you used before when you got the issue may not be properly grounded.
Perform a power drain by:a turning the PC OFF. Remove the battery & AC adapter then hold the power button for 30secs. When done, reinsert the AC adapter and battery then boot into the BIOS by pressing F2. When inside the BIOS, press F9 to reset default settings and press F10 to save and exit.
Update the Touchpad Driver below:
Synaptics Touchpad Driver      
Update us how it goes.
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution

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my laptop keyboard not typing but I know its working cause when i hit CAPS LOCK the indicator light will switch on and when i hit letter N network will show up... touchpad also not working properly... when i double click my file document, the property document will show up not the document itself. when i hit right click nothings happen or nothing showing up... but when i accidentally hit ESC right click button work perfectly but left click button still doesnt work.... and every time I restart my computer I always hit ESC just so the right click button will work.. I already refresh/reset/reformat my computer... nothings changeI even Upgraded the Bios.... still nothings changeI Uninstall/install alps touchpad driver... still notings change  Please help me... I dont Know what to do anymore 

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I love my Satellite T110-107 but there are issues with the TouchPad.

1). The mouse cursor doesn't move at times. With this one I can get it to move by taking both hands away from the laptop for a moment.
2). The mouse cursor suddenly 'shoots' off to the right hand of the screen.

I've tried changing the touchpad sensitivity to both the minimum and the maximum levels, i've adjusted the 'Palm' sensitivity but nothing seems to help other than by making the sensitivity low which helps a little.

I've also noticed that when the laptop is on my lap, the problem is worse than if it's on a table.

I think that it's a problem with a build up of static on the case.

Any other ideas?.

A:Satellite T110-107 - Touchpad not working properly

Hi buddy,

I use Satellite T110 for months now and really and no problem. Everything runs great and I don?t have any problems. It?s really great notebook!!!

So it must be something wrong with yours or installation.
First of all I would recommend updating the touchpad driver. You can download it on the Toshiba website:

After this you should test it again. Check also the touchpad settings again. There are a lot of settings to improve touchpad.

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I upgraded windows 10 about 2 days ago and from that my elan touchpad starts to not working after some minutes of usage, it always detects an unexisting tap.I tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver but it seems to not working.

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On windows 7 the touchad isn't working properly meaning that I can't scroll on pages by sliding my finger at the edges of the touchpad. It worked perfectly witn Vista and now it's not. I have 64bit version.

I searched for new drivers but there aren't any. How should I resolve this?


A:Portege M800 - Touchpad not working properly on Windows 7

What Model do you have exactly?


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Hi, I got my HP ENVY 15t-q100 CTO Notebook PC in September, 2014. It has Windows 8.1, 64-bit. For the first few weeks of use, I did not have any issues. Then, I started having more occurences of cursor/touchpad issues to the point where it happens every hour of use (not an external mouse issue): Jumps around on screen (a few millimeters to inches). Move incrementally on its own without me anywhere near the laptop (generally spazzes to the left). Not allow scrolling/normal touchpad functions when issues are occuring. Functions as if I am holding down the click button while I try to move it - most frustrating part when I am doing important work. Randomly click stuff as I attempt to move it.  Here is what I have tried to do to fix it and has not worked:Roll back driver (didn't work). Update driver (no updates available). Reset device (works for a minute or so). Restart (I do this daily anyway). Reduce cursor speed and other mouse options suggested online.   I have seen similar issues for the HP Envy 17 and other notebooks, but no actual fixes have been proposed. Please help me with this issue. 

A:Cursor jumping, sporadic, and touchpad not working properly ...

Hi Please find the link given below might help you to fix your issue. In case you have already tried the steps let me know. Link Try updating the Bios then update the update the driver. Try performing a system restore to the date where unit was working fine.

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The touchpad on brand new Lenova Yoga 720 does not function properly. After install, mouse pointer does not show and the touchpad does not work. The only way to get around on the computer is the touchscreen. Keyboard still works. A hard reset solves the problem temporarily. To get the mouse to show and the touchpad to work, I will have to hard reset the laptop everytime before desired use. If the computer goes to sleep, the touchpad dissapears. I do not think that the touchpad shows up anywhere in my devices. I am not sure because I do not know what the file may be called. Otherwise, I would uninstall the driver and re install. Support said to download driver off website, there isn't a touchpad driver available for download. I'd like to keep this laptop  and correct this issue. But it is a new computer so if there isn't a solution soon, I will return it instead of wasting time adding to it. Seems that many have had similar issues. Anyone any closer to an answer? Hello? Help?  

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The hinges on my computer were askew, so I sent my computer to the service center. After 3 weeks, they returned my computer to me and told me that the top "chassi" and the bottom cover have been replaced. Not sure what they meant, because the people that fixed my computer were not there at the store to explain it to me, but I'm assuming that it's the top and bottom cover of my computer. I was told that the hardware and the software are still intact, because they didn't have to alter anything during the reparation of my computer. The first thing I noticed when I started using my computer again is that it is very slow. It makes that "thinking" clicking sound all the time, even when I'm not using the computer (No programs/files open, long after the computer's startup). The system was VERY slow. It was laggy and irresponsive most of the time. I deleted multiple useless files and download new antivirus software to make sure that my computer is clean. The computer is no longer laggy, but the "thinking" sound is still there (it's there all the time).  The second thing I noticed is how my touchpad didn't respond to my click. I can move the cursor around perfectly fine, but I cannot click. Neither with a tap on the touchpad nor with an actual click on the touchpad. The touchpad registers my touch, but not my click :/ Does this have anything to do with the aforementioned hardware/software/harddrive/drivers? (My computer terminology is terrible, sorry). Thank you.&nb... Read more

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Hi guys, I hope someone can help me with this:

So I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and I noticed a few issues with the touchpad on my laptop.

1: two finger scrolling no longer works. Now I have to drag one finger on the right edge of the touchpad up and down in order to scroll vertically.

2: I've also noticed the blue loading circle beside the pointer keeps flashing roughly once per second whenever i leave it alone, even if I am not running any programs. I can leave it on the desktop and the blue circle still keeps flashing.

It appears Win 10 installed a new driver called ELAN Input Device. That's what it says when I go to the device manager.

However, when I go to the settings menu>devices>mouse and touchpad>additional mouse options to the mouse properties, there is no way to configure the gestures.

I found out that I have to go to the Elantech folder in program files and run the ETDAniConf application and that brings up the gesture customization menu. However, when I run the program the option for two finger scrolling, pinch zoom, etc. are checked on, as is the default. There is no option for one finger right side scrolling like I mentioned earlier. And, as I said, the blue circle keeps flashing when idle.

My laptop is a MSI GT60 running Windows 10 upgraded from 8.1 which was updated from 8.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. To sum up, ELAN is messing up my touchpad and the pointer loading circle keeps flashing when idle... Read more

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I recently updatet my Laptop (Z930-12m) to windows 10, everything is working fine so far, except the Touchpad (Synaptics).
I can't scroll any more and also the momentum setting I used before seems not to be working any longer.

So I ask myself are there any updates for the drivers planed for this? Or can I get them anywhere else?

A:Portege Z930-12M - Touchpad is not working properly after Windows 10 update

The scrolling on the touchpad works now, I just did not adjust the settings properly.
But the momentum still does not work.
Anyhow, I found a view drivers for my laptop

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I bought this laptop 4 hours ago. Within 20 minutes of me setting it up, I began have alot of issues with the touchpad. I tried installing the newest drivers, troubleshooting, and all of the other stuff that has been reccomended to other people and Im still having this issues. I did abit of research, and it seems that almost everyone with a control zone touchpad is having alot of issues. Is there any way to fix it? And when will HP acknowledge the fact that this touchpad needs to be fixed, and do something about it?

A:Control Zone touchpad not working properly Hp Envy m6 n010dx

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support ForumIt looks like you are facing difficulties with the Touchpad of your NotebookWe will surely assist you with thisSteps to drain the Static charge and loading default BIOS settings to resolve the issueStep 01. Turn OFF the NotebookStep 02. Un-plug the Power/AC Adapter and also remove the Battery tooStep 03. Press and Hold the Power Button of the Notebook for a full minuteStep 04. Now let's re-insert the battery back in and plug back the Power/AC AdapterStep 05. Start the Notebook and keep tapping F10 Key during the startup to access the BIOSStep 06. Once you get to the BIOS, Please press F5 Key to load setup defaults for the BIOSStep 07. Now let's press Esc/Escape Key. Save Changes and Exit - YesStep 08. Now please wait till the Unit loads the Windows Operating systemNow please re-install the touchpad drivers from HP Website in order to resolve the issueNote: After performing all the above shown steps if you still have the same issue that could be a hardware issue and I strongly recommend you to get the Notebook replaced as its brand new. You have a 30 days time from the bill/invoice date to get your unit replaced either from HP directly or from the point of purchase where you bought it from.Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again**Click the KUDOS star on left to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as... Read more

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I have a Dell M1530 running Vista Home Premium 32-bit. My touchpad \ mouse has stopped working. The pointer just sits in the middle of the screen. I even tried to use a USB mouse, that didn't work either. I got the newest driver for it from Dell, installed it & still nothing. When I check for it in the Device Manager the Mouse \ Touchpad has a yellow ! on it. Checking the driver for it, it says windows can't load the driver cause it is corrupt or missing (code 39). I can barely navigate around on it! Please help me! I just want my mouse \ touchpad to work again! I don't want to have to do a complete reinstall, I'm not that smart & would probably mess it up.

A:Dell M1530 Touchpad / Mouse

Hi, Any issue with the Touchpad driver or hardware would have no connection to the USB mouse problem. The problem if both are not working sound like a windows issue.With the USB mouse plugged in does it show up the Device Manager? It should show up and load drivers that are provided by Windows. Have you tested the USB ports to see if anything else plugged into them is working?Have You tried System Restore to go back in Time to when the Mouse / Touchpad worked? System Restore should be accessed by going to Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Restore.Our Tutorial on using it is hereWindows Vista System Restore GuideIntroduction to System RestoreSystem Restore is a system recovery feature of Windows that creates snapshots, or restore points, of the state of your computer at various intervals or before you perform a certain task. These restore points can then be used to restore your computer back to the state it was in when they were taken. When these restore points are created, and restored, the only files affected are the Windows Registry, programs, and system files. Your data such as spreadsheets, documents, images, and music remain untouched between restores.You may be wondering why you would want to restore your computer to a previous point. The reason being that there comes a time in every computer user's life that they install a new program, install a new driver, or just turn on the computer and find it no longer works as it did the day before. You h... Read more

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Hellloos, I'm having some technical difficulties with my dell inspiron 17R 8.1 update. Even after updating my computer, I still had the dell touchpad tab under my mouse properties, out of nowhere it disappears. & I looked for it in the device manager window & there was nothing. I also downloaded the file that is posted to the thread on here, opened it and all it said its not compatible. Im just so confused on this lol. I could really use help :c

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I have a Dell with a touchpad mouse, and I disabled the tap feature on the touchpad, so that you have to actually left-click to get an action. But the touchtap feature seems to have reenabled itself, and it's driving me nuts, and now I can't remember how to disable it again.

I have Windows XP.

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Hello, I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5558 with Windows 8.1 64b installed. I can't use touchpad gestures, no scroll, no pinch to zoom, etc. I have installed the latest drivers from here but after install (which says it is succesfull) nothing is showing up in my taskbar or control panel or program files. 

A:Dell Touchpad gestures not working on Dell Inspiron 5558

I found the fix here. Install Synaptics 19.15.2 Windows 10 64 Bit  even tough you have Windows 8.1.
Install like this:
1) Extract the files to another folder
2) Open the folder with extracted files copy the path of the x64 drivers
3) Go to Control Panel>Device Manager>Mice and other pointing devices
4) Right click mice and other pointing devices, select Update Driver>From Hard-Disk
5) Add the x64 drivers path
6) Select Dell Touchpad
7)  Install drivers
8) Restart

Video can be found here: www.youtube.com/watch

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