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Q: Long delay when start typing plus error "Synaptics TouchPad ...

Hi all Help please! I have had this new machine 2 days (HP 250 G4 Core i3-5005u-8GB ....) and I first noticed a long delay when starting typing in any new location (e.g. move form google to a spreadsheet, or move from Amazon to a google drive doc). Very frustrating as I have to restart typing each time! Then when trying to copy and paste from a word doc it pasted the below which I wonder if is linked: Should I return the laptop to Laptops direct or just call HP? [Window Title] Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements [Main Instruction] Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements has stopped working [Content] Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... [Cancel] Thanks for any advice! Pippa

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So it may just be a coincidence. I just installed Windows 10 on my PC. And now when I try to type in yahoo mail it only lets me type one letter at a time. Then I get this twirling blue icon indicating it is working on adding that ONE letter to the message. I have never had this problem before.

Has anyone else had this problem. And if so, how might I get yahoo mail to accept letters typed as I type them?

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When I input something with my keyboard, the touchpad/trackpoint doesn't accept any clicking for about ~0.5 seconds. Its a small delay but it is driving me insane. T460 laptop, Synaptics Clickpad V1.1 Things I've tried:-  Reinstalling drivers, and restarting laptop. Nothing changed.-  Turned palm rejection to minimum. This fixes an earlier problem where the mouse would stop moving with keyboard presses, but it doesn't affect the clicking delay.-  Went into the registry editor, found 'synaptics' under 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE' but couldn't find any variables that indicate a delay after keyboard presses. I'd really appreciate any help with this. ~3 hours of googling isn't helping me. Thanks in advance. 

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When I restart or turn on my lap top after it's been off for a while it will only give me my background picture. No icons, no start menu at the bottom, nothing. Until I try to run a new task from the task manager (CTRL-ALT-DEL is the only keystroke-type command I know) Then everything starts appearing as if nothing was wrong. When I type online there is a huge delay between when I push the buttons and when they appear on the screen. My virus scans show nothing is wrong. (I use trend-mirco's firewall and virus scanning products and also use firefox and I don't know if trend-micro only works on internet explorer or not...) I tried defragmenting to try and speed up the typing ting but it did no good... I don't know what is wrong but I do know that I can't get the updates from the updates.microsort.com website even though they are in the trusted websites thing in internet explorer (which is what I used to try and get the updates because you can't get them through firefox) and every time I open the computer (even from stand-by) I get a message from trend micro telling me it is stopping unauthorized changes and that change is some sort of "program Library Injection" that has to be blocked about a hundred times in a minute for the first 2 to 5 minutes of the computer being on. I don't know what is wrong but I do know that something is not right.

A:Slow Start Up And Delay In Typing I Don't Know What's Wrong

sorry here is the hijack this log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:58:12 AM, on 1/3/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\SfCtlCom.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\Pro... Read more

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I recently put a HP LaserJet 3390 on a small home network, connected by cat cable to my router. I have 3-4 wireless laptops that connect to the network. Since then when I start up my Qosmio laptop there is a very long delay between the Windows screen and the appearance of icons on my desktop. I received one windows "critical" error message saying my NVIDIA display driver may be out of date.

I have Windows XP Media Center Edition version 2002 Service Pack 2, Qosmio model E15, NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 graphics card, driver date 7/9/2004, version

I checked the NVIDIA and Toshiba sites for an updated driver but couldn't find one specifically for the Go5200.

I would appreciate any suggestions.

Thank you

A:Long Start Up Delay on Qosmio Laptop

I don't know anything about the video driver, but try running MSCONFIG, choose Selective Startup and then on the Startup tab, disable everything that isn't absolutely essential. If this causes the unit to startup normally, then go back to the startup tab and reenable one item at a time and reboot, until you target the one(s) that are the problem. Actually, it is better to only have items enabled that you really don't want to have to activate manually from the desktop.

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Hello friends,
have a problem recently. My computer starts quite normal (~25sec) until the logon screen appears. Then I enter my password. After entering the password the screen remains unchanged for another 33 seconds, until the desktop appears.
The same happens, when I restart the computer after standby, and also if I remove my password. Then the windows start screen stays unchanged for the same time.
The event protocol shows no errors or warnings whatsoever.
Does anybody know, what the reason might be?

A:Long delay after windows start screen

Check for corrupted files. On cmd type sfc /scannow

Schedule a check disk. On cmd type chkdsk c: /f
It will ask if you want to Schedule on next restart. Answer yes.

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Hello everybody,

The Start Menu is extremely long opening folders and sbfolders. The magnifying glass turns round and round. It can take over one minute; however, if closing the menu and coming back, I find the folder I tried to open already open; if I try to open one of its sufolders, the same happens again with the subfolder.

I've read the tutorial at Menu Show Delay Time, but that method doesn't solve my case.

I don't know if there is any coincidence, but when this problem appeared all programs started to stop responding from time to time, more often Firefox.

Very grateful for any help on repairing.

A:Long Delay When Displaying Icons in Start Menu Subfolders

Sounds like some sort of timeout due to a network search or similar. In other words, Explorer feels compelled to look elsewhere - not just on your local machine - every time the start menu is being examined. That sort of symptom can be caused by shell extensions, anti-virus filters... many things.

Does the same thing happen if you log on as a different user?

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I have ThinkPad E460 running on Win10Prox64. After boot, the touchpad will work fine. But when i start to type in, the touchpad and keyboard frozen. Then i have to connect the external mouse and keyboard to continue working on the laptop. Please assist

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I have Windows Vista SP2, running on an Acer Aspire 4730Z, 32-bit OS. My biggest problem right now is that I cannot disable tapping because I can't get into my mouse options. Somehow, during a windows update (which doesn't change during any of the rollbacks I've done) my mouse options became inaccessible.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I tried installing a different version of the Synaptics driver, and I tried installing the other acceptable touchpad driver for the Acer Aspire (Alps). The Alps driver didn't work at all and the other versions of Synaptics were worse.

When I uninstall, there are a ton of locked registry keys that stay in the registry and get in the way of a clean new install. I think this might be part of the problem. Even if I change ownership and permissions, I can't seem to get rid of them. I've only tried it with one of them, but I assume the same would go with the whole batch in that location and I don't know if that would help or hurt anyway. I have run sfc/scannow since I didn't think it would hurt anything, but it didn't fix anything. I also ran chkdsk /r and that didn't seem to change or find anything either.

I have searched this topic pretty thoroughly online and, although others have had similar errors and even the same combinations of programs causing errors, none of the suggested fixes have worked for me so far. I need new suggestions.

A possibly related problem is that I keep getting a security ... Read more

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I am running Windows 10 on an Acer and recently downloaded and installed the update for the Synaptic touchpad (January 17, 2017).  After rebooting my laptop, I can use the touch pad to move the cursor when logging in, but once the system as loaded,
I cannot move the cursor using the touch pad.  I can left-click and right-click, and shrink and expand on the touch pad, but have no control over the cursor.  I currently have a mouse attached to the computer in order to move the cursor.
When I click on the link for more information about the update, there currently is no information.  Quite frustrating.
Please advise as how to resolve this issue.
Thank you.

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Get this error under ThinkPad menu, Synaptics control center(picture). Tried uninstall all software/drivers. What to do next?One more error: Touchpad work as mouse but one tap is right click(doubble tap) even it set to one top in settings. Two tap is correct. TouchPad_Synaptics_error

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Lenovo Vantage recommeded me to install the following update https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/uu/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-X-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-... The firmware update failed with the Error Code[0x69] Since then I can no longer use both the trackpoint and the touchpad!The official firmware update completly bricked my input devices. Does anybody know how to fix this issue?

A:X1 Carbon 6th Gen: Synaptics Touchpad Firmware Update broke Touchpad and Trackpoint

This seems to be an related issue: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-L-R-and-SL-series/Touchpad-not-working-after-firmware-update/t...

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I just installed a clean version of Win 7 Pro on my Thinkpad X200. Everything is great except for one small problem: there is a 25-30 second wait between the time i enter my logon pw and the time my desktop appears. This is highly unusual for several reasons. First, it doesn't "appear" as though Windows is loading anything in that intermittent time. I have even tried waiting 30-40 seconds to enter my password (presumably, Windows loads stuff during this time assuming you will log in), but I still get the 25-30 second delay before seeing my desktop. Second, I ran the RC for about 6 months and didn't have this issue at all. In fact, log on to desktop was almost instantaneous. It almost seems like there's a mandatory 30 second waiting period. Any thoughts on this?

A:Incredibly long delay from long on to desktop

I may be wrong but I read somewhere that there is about a 30 second delay that allows for choosing which OS you want to load. I was thinking that can be change by entering a lower # than 30. (30 seconds) Is your motherboard Asus? I ask that because I just built my new system and my Asus mb has the 30 second delay that I had to change.

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I am a Wikpedia editor and about a year and a half ago I encountered a problem where when I type something in the edit box, it would take a second before the words actually appeared on the screen. This only happens in wikpedia. So I scanned with Malwarebytes and got a malware and quarantined it. After that the issue was gone. About a week ago the problem came back. But I don't know if it's malware again, because Malwarebytes and Avast couldn't catch it. Please help me get rid of this annoying problem.

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Hello everyone ! I have a slight problem with my wifes typing on web pages and that seems to be the only place it takes place does not happen in word or any other software installed just the world wide web. she is using IE 8 due to the fact she will not let me upgrade here system from XP so anyway whenever she starts hammering away over there in he corner the text input on the web page does not keep up with her input on the key board. She has to stop for 2 to 4 seconds and wait for her typing to appear on the screen . Have not had the chance to disable all add ons yet as she always seems to be there when I have a chance to work on her system. I have though run several virus scans and malware scans and so forth and so on but nothing really showing up to amount to anything. Everything goes in fine in word and whatever else she uses just seems to be the web . I hope I have been clear enough to explain the situation so if more info is needed I will do my best to offer and continue to research on.

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Using Vista Home Premium 32 bit on new Toshiba Laptop - P105-S6197, Core 2 Duo processor, T5200 1.60 GHz, 2048MB Memory Size. Has anybody experienced a typing delay from the time you type the words to the time it appears on the screen? This has occured on my new laptop. Never a problem on my 2 yr old Sony desktop (Windows XP Media Center) or Sony laptop (Windows 98SE).

A:Typing delay

No, but i can probably tell you that the problem is the 1.60GHz processor. You will probably need atleast 1.80GHz to 2.00GHz clock speed.

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This happens quite often and usually a reboot fixes the problem but I was wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue.

Once my laptop has been running for a while (day or two) I will notice that when I am pounding away at the keyboard typing there will be a delay until the characters actually show up. Sometimes I am 8-10 characters ahead of what is being displayed on the screen. It makes it real hard to understand if I have typed the correct letter/characters sometimes. If I go to tap the Backspace key a few times to delete it's delayed as well.

When I reboot the problem is gone. Very strange problem and I am sure it's a bug or something that causes a memory leak of some sort somewhere. Call me crazy... LOL!

Anybody else experience this?


A:When Typing There Is a Delay

Quote: Originally Posted by bigboy

This happens quite often and usually a reboot fixes the problem but I was wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue.

Once my laptop has been running for a while (day or two) I will notice that when I am pounding away at the keyboard typing there will be a delay until the characters actually show up. Sometimes I am 8-10 characters ahead of what is being displayed on the screen. It makes it real hard to understand if I have typed the correct letter/characters sometimes. If I go to tap the Backspace key a few times to delete it's delayed as well.

When I reboot the problem is gone. Very strange problem and I am sure it's a bug or something that causes a memory leak of some sort somewhere. Call me crazy... LOL!

Anybody else experience this?


I'm curious as to whether yer keyboard is a USB one. Could be the USB port is underpowered or something. You could try plugging your keyboard into another port (if it is USB). Do not plug it into a USB hub. Try plugging it directly into one of the rear ports on your computer.


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I notice sometimes if i type or hit whatever key on the keyboard, there can be up to a 2 sec delay before it actually does it on screen. What cause this? I tried rebooting, defraging, spyware, etc. OS or hardware problem?

My specs are below.

A:Delay when typing?

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I recently purchased a Lenovo y50 with the following specs:
Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz Processor
256 GB Solid-State Drive
15.6-Inch Screen; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M Graphics; Intel HD Graphics 4600
Windows 8.1

Randomly while I use the laptop, I get an odd typing and deleting delay. When deleting a line of text, it goes realllllly slow. When I type quickly, there is a noticeable delay as well.

This lag doesnt happen always but once it starts, i usually have to restart my pc to get it to stop. Is there something wrong with the intel driver? or what i have no idea!!

Thank you for any insight/suggestions

A:Typing lag/delay mystery WTF?

Hi use Clean boot,
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Click Start and type in the search box,
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,

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Windows 7 has been giving a bit of issues with delay or lag in typing
I called Dell and received help in upgrading drivers.

Things seem to work better then it went back to its old ways

Can anyone shed light? why is there such a lag in typing when using win 7 having issue with cursor

A:Windows 7 delay and lag in typing

Try this and see what happens
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
It may correct the problem or just identify it.

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After the Windows 10 April 2018 update, my Lenovo Yoga 3 14 laptop is not starting immediately. It's not boot-up delay, it's a device start-up delay like after pressing the power button, just keyboard back light blinks once and nothing will happen and it's taking 35 to 40 seconds (earlier it's 1 to 3 seconds) after pressing the power button to show Lenovo UEFI screen along with Windows loading animation (this boot-up is quick like earlier versions about 5 to 7 seconds). Re-installed the complete OS (clean install) and re-installed the BIOS (Version BACNA0WW and BIOS date 07/15/2016). But nothing helps. Changed to earlier version of windows with clean install (the one with creators update, but issue not resolved.) Formatted complete drive and cleared all partitions (including OEM) and installed on a fresh partition, re-flashed BIOS, but nothing helps. Later I thought about hardware issue. Opened laptop, removed display connector, cleaned and attached, but issue not resolved. So, it's not a new Windows issue and It might be a problem with BIOS and it needs to be updated. Since my laptop is mote than 3 years old, Lenovo probably don't bother about updating this BIOS. Any solution that I missed?Thanks in advance.

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Hi all -

What a pain! Recently I've started having a problem where each time I type a character there is a one second delay before it appears on my Yahoo Messenger window. Logging in and chatting takes forever.

I downloaded trillian and same problem.

I ran Spybot, Microsoft AntiSpyware, AdAware, HijackThis and tons of others. Cleaned up but to no avail. Here's my HijackThis log. Any advice?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:39:36 PM, on 1/18/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
F:\Program Files\Winamp3\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
F:\Program Files\QuickTi... Read more

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windows xp, new Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. Why won't the the screen keep up with my key board when I type? It doesn't matter if it is an external keyboard or the laptop keyboard. I have Avast running, and have tried shutting down, no difference. Please help.

A:Delay from keyboard to screen in typing

Check task manager to see what % your CPU is running. You may have some malware or failty software that is occupying almost all the CPU time.

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Hello there, this problem is not extremely important, so by all means, if someone else needs to be helped first, no problem.

When I open firefox 3 or the IE Explorer, and I procede to type in the search bar of any search engine or just the address bar there is a slight delay in when I type to when the typed shows up on the screen. Just wanted to know if there is any remedy to this situation.

Steps I have taken....

1. I have just rebounded from a devistating virus attack. Thanks to your forums and Simon I was able to get things cleaned up.

2. I am using clamwin as anti virus

3. I am always scanning my pc for malwar via spybot, ad aware and other such programs as well.

If you need a greater detail for what I have done in reguards to the virus there is probably a way you can link to my other posts in the other forum.

Let me know, and thanks again in advance.


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I recently downloaded IE6. Since then I have been experiencing delayed typing when filling out the forms on web pages and very slow scrolling. This only happens on a few websites, like ebay and some shopping sites. I found a post from a person who was experiencing the same problems and tried to follow the same fix, however my "Hijack This" log does not look the same. Following is my log, any help would be greatly appreciated, I've been going nuts!!!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.2
Scan saved at 6:57:30 PM, on 8/25/03
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

A:IE 6 delay when typing and slow scrolling

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I just got this HP Pavilion x360 (the convertible laptop/tablet) last week, and I've been having troubles with the keyboard. On certain websites, such as this one, there is no typing delay. However, on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Word Online, the characters I'm typing DO NOT appear on the screen at the same time that I'm typing them. It either freezes for a second and then quickly inputs all of what I've typed, or it just takes a few seconds longer for each key I press to show up on the screen. I've checeked to make sure Filterkeys isn't enabled and that no extensions are running in the browser. This happens in both Microsoft Edge and Chrome. P.S. when I was registering for an HP support account, I just realized that the @ key and the " are switched. So shift+2 gives me an ", and shift+" gives me an @ sign. Please help! I really like the computer other than this horrible typing lag. 

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Just started having problems with my internet access yesterday. Coincidentally (or not), I also downloaded software from the partypoker.net site the same day. I'm guessing that is what is causing the trouble. When I type, there is a significant delay and sometimes the keystrokes don't appear at all. I've gone through each step in the "Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log" and the problem has improved but still seems present. I'd be very grateful for any help in solving the problem. Hijack this results are below.Thanks!!!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:06:22 PM, on 1/2/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exeC:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exeC:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmtask.exeC:\Program Files&... Read more

A:Delay When Typing--internet Access Is Slow

Print out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {4D25F926-B9FE-4682-BF72-8AB8210D6D75} - (no file)Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exeO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel presentO9 - Extra button: PartyPoker.net - {F4430FE8-2638-42e5-B849-800749B94EED} - C:\Program Files\PartyPoker.net\partypokernet.exe (file missing)O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: PartyPoker.net - {F4430FE8-2638-42e5-B849-800749B94EED} - C:\Program Files\PartyPoker.net\partypokernet.exe (file missing)O16 - DPF: {3C648A72-C49A-48EF-9F90-68EF13293F97} (Cacher Class) - http://www.priv.njmls.xmlsweb.com/XMLSearch/XMLCache.CABReboot your computer and post a new log and tell me if your computer is better.

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my Compaq Presario 2195US notebook touchpad stopped working properly; the pointer moves and the buttons work, but the tap feature is gone. all looks okay in Control Pad/mouse; I checked pointer setting in BIOS and tried AUTO and BOTH. I downloaded and installed the latest driver, just in case, but no change.


A:Synaptics touchpad help

The touchpad could be worn out

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Hey, can I uninstall the synaptics touchpad in my laptop, and reinstall it again? Synaptics is not running on start-up but it is activated in msconfig, and CCleaner. Is it safe to uninstall and reinstall it again? If I uninstall it, will my touchpad still operate?

A:Synaptics Touchpad

Hi, kyzersoze.

You'll be fine. On my Toshiba, I've done it at least a half dozen times for various reasons - none which are important here.

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So I am at the end of my rope with my laptop's touchpad. I can not disable the tap-to-click option, and because of this I am CONSTANTLY clicking on things every time I type or do anything.

Also, the scroll does not work.

I have searched through all of the mouse options and there is not one single option anywhere for tapping or scrolling.

I have updated the driver. I have uninstalled the driver and tried installing an older version of the driver. I can't find anything that will give me these options, no matter which drivers I install.

I am using Windows XP, on a Dell Inspiron 6000. According to the hardware tab, I am using a Synaptics PS/2 Pointing Device.

Please, please, PLEASE help! Please!

A:Synaptics touchpad - PLEASE help!

I am not a fan of the touchpads on laptops. I have always disabled them and used a notebook mouse instead. While this may make for some difficulty while traveling, I don't inadvertantly select, click or move the cursor while keyboarding.

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Hi. I'm having a problem with my HP Pavilion dv6000's touchpad. Recently (i.e. Today) it has been giving me an error and shutting down a program called "Synaptics Touchpad Enhancements", which has the adverse effects of slowing down the touchpad's sensitivity, and making the scroll bar on the side of the pad useless. Restarting solves this problem, but it occurs again after perhaps thirty minutes or so. I've already tried redownloading the drivers for it, but it hasn't solved the problem. In addition, upon selecting the mouse via the Control Panel, I'm confronted with this error.This problem has me stumped. Can anyone shed some light on what I could do to solve this?

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A:Synaptics Touchpad

Hi,The issue you have mentioned and the error you attached clearly state that there is an issue with the Synaptics Touchpad drivers on the system. To resolve the issue, I suggest you uninstall the Synaptics Touchpad drivers completely from the system through Control Panel, Add/Remote programs (Win XP) or Programs and Features (Win Vista). After complete uninstallation, please restart the system. Download the latest drivers from the following weblink and then install the software. This will definitely resolve the issue.http://www.synaptics.com/support/driversHope this information helps.Regards,Vidya

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Recently my Synaptics TouchPad suddenly stopped working on my Compaq M2000 laptop; I fixed the problem by re-installing the Synaptics driver. When I restarted the computer, the TouchPad was working fine, but the keyboard was not working at all, so now I cannot type in my password to log onto the computer.

Is there any way to solve this problem without having to format the computer?

A:Synaptics TouchPad

dont format. use a different comp, download (savepe) its a recovery program. you can run chkdsk from there. it will load its own drivers. savepe is a live xp cd.

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Hi all. I am having a lot of problems with my touchpad mouse built in .I have sony vaio vpcea36fm i3 hdd 500 gb ram 4 ddr3. As far as i have searched there are no updates for the driver.This is my driver version 6.1.7600.16385. I have tried to uninstall and install with reboot but its still not working.I apprecite all the help

A:synaptics ps/2 touchpad

You don't elaborate what your problem is ? is it working at all or is acting strange ?
Have you checked the BIOS to see if it's disabled ?
Otherwise, you may just have a bad piece of hardware there, take it to a shop and have them open it up and check.

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I have two laptops where the touchpad works great but its driving me up the wall. I keep going to places I don't want to go. I need to turn off the touch feature for enter and cannot find it. Is it available yet for vista?

A:synaptics touchpad

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I would like to mention that upgrading to Windows 10 on 2 HP laptops. On the one that is older which had the synaptics driver the tapping worked fine, on the newer unit the driver was current with version 19. something. With attempting to adjust the synaptics using the up to date driver there was real no satisfaction. I deleted it and installed the driver and it works great..

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I have a Synaptics TouchPad v11.0.7 on my HP Pavilion dv6000. I prefer a higher sensitivity on the pad, so I change the pointer options. However, after I restart my computer, the preferences reset to default. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver but the same thing continues. This is getting very irritating. I have no other mouse drivers on my computer and I am at a loss for a solution. I would much appretiate any help.

Tony Williams

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I upgraded to Windows 10 perfectly but after i installed Windows 10 driver of Synaptics TouchPad PS/2 on my hp pavilion dm4-1265dx from official Synaptics webpage, everything works fine except one thing; Locking area on top left of the touchpad. Normally when you touch on it twice, the red led has to lid and touchpad should be locked, however now; the red light is always on and i cannot lock it with double touch.

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Hi all.

I come now with a new problem. I pretended for some time I did not care, but that is now making me pull the hair from my head.

I installed something (which I did not pay attention to at that time and I don't remember what it was) and too many other programs after that (programs I constantly use, and therefore I don't want to get rid of). If I roll back my computer to an earlier time to dismiss this problem, I would be uninstalling all those valuable programs I am talking about.

Since the first installation, when I select in excel (using the mouse), when I am typing in Word, Internet or whatever other program, things stop working. There is a delay in response. I type, but I don't see what is just typed on the screen, because the computer freezes undexpectedly, and then it comes with the whole thing at once. In the meantime, I could have made a mistake in typing, but because I couldn't see it right away on the screen, I cannot be sure if I made it, and have to wait until the computer 'defreezes' back and keeps working along.
The delay doesn't last too long, but it's frequent and recurrent. So it's always there. It is a pain in the neck, and I am being very decent to say it.

It is not the Ram, because I have plenty of it. It is not the speed of the chip, because my computer is not old. It is not a wrong installation of the programs I installed because everything works fine at the end. It is just that freaking delay that re... Read more

A:Solved: Windows XP, Delay in response as typing or selecting

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Dear allI just purchased T460s in auction website..after install windows i found several problem :.1 i cannot update my bios2 the machine sometime have intermittent fan noise and restart by himself.3 i fail to update intel management engine firmawareso i decide to revert all bios to its factory setting..so my laptop is fine but sometime the laptop take some momet to start and send message :"error sending end of post message to me HECI disabled"so di decide to bring my laptop to authorize lenovo Service center :the technician suggest that my planar is have some problem..but when i checked my machine the system detec my warranty is expired..any suggestion is appreciated ..this my 3 thinkpad, my previus machine SL400 and T420 working very wellthank you. 

A:T460s start up delay and BIOS error message " erro...

If you can get into the BIOS, try turning AMT off (under security menu)

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Hi. My touchpad  is not working. I tried all uninstall and reinstall the driver but doesnt work. I hope you guys can help me.

A:Synaptics Touchpad not working

Hi, You could try the following. Hold down the Windows key and press R Into the Run window, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In Device Manager, expand Mice and other pointing devices.  Right click the Synaptics device and select Uninstall - you should also get a prompt to remove the current driver, tick the box to allow this and then proceed with the uninstall. When this has completed, shutdown the notebook and then disconnect any peripherals ( ie usb mouse etc ). Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu.  Press f9 to load the defaults ( this is sometimes f5, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key ), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter.  Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Let windows fully load and see if you have basic touchpad functionality - if you do, download and install the Synaptics driver below. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp58501-59000/sp58572.exe When this installation has completed, restart the notebook again. Regards, DP-K

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Unable to use multitouch settings , not sure when this happened but it used to work fine and was able to scroll , 4 finger tap , 3 finger touch ect with my touchpad.Now the touchpad isn't reconised, instead ps/2 mouse pointer appears in the advanced settings under mouse and touchpad. I have tried updating software  driver and selecting synaptics drivers instead, but this also doesn't work. I get an error message saying 'This operation requires an interactive window station.' I have downloaded the latest synaptics driver from their site (Windows 10 PS/2 & SMBus Devices v19.0.19.1) still same error message. Thanks in advance, and if anyone can help with a maybe related problem , my keyboard will sometimes not function; correctly problem started not long ago either, maybe the same;  when pressing the letters 't', y, 5 ,6' this types instead 't5,y6, t5 ,y6' amongst other keys (makes typing very difficult haha)     

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Hi Guys, My touch pad isn't working on my aspire E1-572P laptop. Windows 8.1 64. I have deleted and re-installed the driver several times, still won't work, although the icon lights up when I press right or left button but nothing on the touch pad

A:Synaptics touchpad problems

The Synaptics touch pad gestures are not working on my Aspire E1-572P, although I have tried loading updated drivers from both Acer and Synaptics. The problem may have started since I had a touch screen replacement done by Acer about 2 months ago. The touch pad works fine as a mouse pointer. I had an on line chat with an acer tech. but he suggested doing a factory reset, which I thought was a bit extreme so I thought I might try here first. Would be grateful for any help. Thanks

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i am currently having touchpad and mouse problems.i used my wireless mouse once and my trachpad stopped working compltetely.i have seen that this is a common problem but ive tried everything and nothing works. a hard reset worked once to get my mouse pad working again without the wirelss mouse but when i needed to click it was doing nothing. i have tried another hard reset but the mouse pad still didnt work. the mouse only appears when i plug in the wireless mouse in. when i go into settings there is not synaptics, so i downloaded synaptics for my laptop and it said "could not find OS specific program." so i unistalled the previous version, downloaded the version for my laptop but still said the same thing even though it was the version for my laptop.Any idea's????

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Hi all,

I tried to install a wireless mouse for my laptop, which I could't get to work(!). No problem, except that when I returned to using my normal Synaptics Touchpad it had lost it's Virtual Scrolling capability. Also, its touch-sensitive areas no longer work.

Furthermore, Synaptics Touchpad seems to have (semi-)disappeared from my computer ("semi" in the sense that the touchpad itself still performs basic functions like moving and highlighting.)

Also, I can no longer find Synaptics in my tray.

I can't find the Touchpad anywhere in Control Panel to get at the settings.

IIRC, there used to be a Synaptics properties window somewhere that allowed you adjust all this stuff - again, I can't seem to find this anywhere.

(My computer: Dell Inspiron 5100, Windows XP, no other problems with computer.)

Many thanks for any help you can offer.

A:Synaptics Touchpad Problem

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I reverted to V18 of the Synaptics driver as suggested. However, the scroll bar does not work.

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Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron B130, yes old I know. Long story short, let a friend borrow it who prefers a regular mouse, they installed it. Now I cant get my touchpad to work AT ALL. I have gone through Dell website and downloaded driver, nothing is working. Under my Control Panel-Mouse- under hardware all I have is "HID compliant mouse" I do have a tab that has the Synaptics symbol and the word buttons, no option to enable it anywhere. If anybody can help me it would be greatly appreciated!!

A:Synaptics Touchpad not working at all

it maybe one of the functions keys - on Toshiba and HP I know the function Key F9 or F11 with FN key
so you hold the FN key down (on toshiba a drop down menu appears at the top of the screen ) and then press f9 or f11 or any key that has a symbol that may look correct
that will toggle between enable and disable the touch pad

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