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Synaptics TrackPoint Driver Does not remember settings.

Question: Synaptics TrackPoint Driver Does not remember settings.

Forgive me for cross-posting, but quite a while ago I asked this on the ThinkVantage Technologies board here and have only gotten "Me Too" adds to the thread. I'm hoping ths board and its moderators may be more responsive. I have the latest Synaptics driver V.16.2.5.0 dated 7/5/2012, installed via System Update on a T520 running Win 7 Pro 64 bit. I prefer to disable the TouchPad and only use the TrackPoint. No matter where I disble the TouchPad, either in the context menu of the notification icon or in the Control Panel Applet, the TouchPad is always re-enabled on a clean start or re-start. I have manually uninstalled the driver and re-installed the driver to no avail. Since others are having this problem, I was wondering if a fix is in the works.

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Answer: Synaptics TrackPoint Driver Does not remember settings.

Yeah I'm having that too with the same driver but on T420s with Win7 64bit Pro also.Fully update etc.





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Hello,I have installed touch pad drivers for Synaptics TouchPad V7.5 (port PS/2) on Lenovo G580 with system Win 7 Ultimate x64. There is one irritating default behavior that I can change in the settings. Unfortunately, when I restart the computer, it forgets about my changes in the settings. I need to enter Control Panel -> Mouse and that's it - everything I need for driver to remember again about my settings. What can I do in order not to be forced to enter Control Panel -> Mouse every single restart of the system?I include two print screens, where I have fixed that setting (later restarts it's enough for me to do what is on first screen shot, I do not need to follow step in second screen shot - it was only required the very first time when I have set it).Thanks in advance for your help!First screen shot:
 
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Answer:Synaptics TouchPad V7.5 - does not remember driver's settings after restart

hi johnyjj2,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Uninstall the Synaptics Driver from Control Panel > Programs and Features and reboot
2. Download and install this driver directly from the Synaptics website and reboot.
 
Synaptics Driver v17.0.19
Windows 8/7/XP/Vista 64/32-bit Edition
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hello,lately the Helix trackpoint constantly forgets the specified trackpoint settings. In particular, it automatically deactivates the mouse acceleration and changes the trackpoint specific speed from fast to medium. I have not figures out yet when it happens, however the issue occures at least one time per day, which is really anoying. I already reinstalled the latest trackpoint driver and registry patch. Thank you for your help!

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Okay so i've been struggling to find a fix to this and Lenovo support hasn't really been too useful either. Basically the trackpoint is having issues working even with the newest bios, etc. and synaptics driver. It also is having problems with the old driver too?? Could it be in conflict with the new bios update? Lenovo Support gave me the advice to reformatte as it is a "software" issue and to repeat the same above process. Yet the problem still persists.  What steps should I try next?  Lenovo support seems reluctant to give me a hardware exchange Thanks in advance, any advice is open to testing! I'm just fed up with new drivers having bugs like this.  

Answer:x120 - Synaptics driver issues! Trackpoint not working

Does it just not work?

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Last night (4/6/2017) an automatic Windows update just now decided to install the most recent Synaptics driver (titled Synaptics - Mouse - 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM - 19.3.4.66), which apparently is nearly 3 months old at this point.  One thing this update seems to have fixed is an issue I?ve been having with my ThinkPads for upwards of 7 years ? randomly it resets my mouse wheel 'number of lines scrolled per notch' option back to 1 (I prefer 3) pretty much daily, which is a HUGE annoyance, so I?m very grateful for this update and I?d like to keep it. However, it also completely disabled middle click scrolling with my TrackPoint (yes, I have ?Use for scrolling? checked under the TrackPoint settings).  The middle button does nothing now, unless I check ?Use as middle click?.  Rolling back the Synaptics driver to the previous one fixes this issue. Confoundingly, the TrackPoint scrolling with my ThinkPad Bluetooth keyboard still works fine. Has anyone else experienced this problem?  Any ideas how to re-enable TrackPoint scrolling on this newest driver? System details:ThinkPad P50 ? Xeon E3-1505M v5 (1080p touchscreen, if that matters), 16 GB ECC RAMWindows 10 64-bit, all available updates appliedAll available Lenovo updates applied (except for that Connect2 nonsense) Sidebar: running the tweak, TPMiddle, enables a middle click function when the scrolling option is selected in TrackPoint settings, but has no effect on the scro... Read more

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Today I used ThinkVantage Update to download system updates from Lenovo.Optional updates included "Synaptics UltraNav Driver for WinXP and Win7- WW-" version 15.2.14.0which was downloaded and installed.Now the trackpoint icon in the notification area is gone.Clicking on the Mouse section in the Control Panel brings up an error window:"Synaptics Pointing DeviceUnable to connect to Synaptics Pointing Device Driver.If you have installed another PS/2 Pointing Device Driver pleaseuninstall the Synaptics driver by clicking on the Yes button. You thenneed to reinstall your pointing device driver for your external device again.Do you want to uninstall the Synaptics driver now?Yes / No"Clicking on No takes me to the usual looking Mouse Properties window,with 5 tabs including "Pointer Options".Clicking on that produces the normal Motion, Snap-to and Visibility subwindows.But the Trackpoint tab is now gone.The trackpoint still works fine and the trackpad is now on and also works.(Before all this happened, I had the trackpad turned off.)Why has this happened?How can I get the trackpoint icon back in the Notification Area?How can I get control back over the trackpoint motion,whether or not the trackpad is operational, middle button scrolling etc?Anyone got any ideas?

Answer:X201s - New Synaptics UltraNav Driver has removed TrackPoint icon from Notification Area.

I think the driver failed to install properly. Uninstall and reinstall the package.

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Formatting my B570 Laptop I realized that the latest Synaptics driver for my trackpad doesn't contain all of the neccessary settings - Specifically the "slide zone" options are missing (The ones that let's you disable the "slide charm" behavior when you move the finger from the right edge inwards) Does anyone happen to have an older driver lying around for it? The control panel layout has changed - I'm looking for a version that predates their "animated video/image" layout.

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Hi guys, Running the latest driver dated from the 18th of December (16.2.19.2) : http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS019164 Basically for some iterations now the Synaptics driver has been a bit poor, it won't remember settings across *some* reboots with no logic as to which reboots it does lose its settings on.Also and this is my reason for creating a specific post - has anyone else noticed that the driver is initiated right at the end of the boot procedure, I'm sure it was not normally like this, but it now takes some time for my sensitivity settings to be applied and the Ultranav scrolling - some 30-40 seconds after the Desktop has booted in - it seems to load right at the end of the chain. This definitely wasn't the case going back 6 months or so, as I've never noticed or remembered having to wait for the Synaptics part of the mouse driver to load. Is there a fix in the works as this driver has clearly fallen into disrepair recently for the T420s owners (and probably other X2X series owners). Am I the only one experiencing lagging of the driver being fully functional after boot ? I've completely wiped the driver from my system purged the inf files from the windows system area and re-installed from scratch but it's still the same. Any feedback or discussion on this point would be great. I see others have some success loading the generic drivers from the Synaptic website, this is ideally not a route I wan... Read more

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I have a L530. Because the latest UltraNav driver is such a pain in the derriere (when I wake up the computer from sleep or hibernation, the UltraNav settings in Mouse properties turn gray, and they reset themselves.  I turned off tap to click, but whenever the settings go gray, it undoes this), I uninstalled it and tried reinstalling the latest version on Lenovo's website (http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS028996).  That didn't make the graying issue go away, so I instead installed the latest Synaptics driver found here: http://www.synaptics.com/resources/drivers However I ran into an issue when I couldn't see all the settings in Mouse properties (see here: http://i.imgur.com/7gVClYb.png).  There definitely are more settings than this (i.e. options to disable tap to click, among others).  How do I view all the settings?  Also if there are suggestions for drivers that allow me to access all the settings (and don't undo themselves), what are they? Thanks!

Answer:Lenovo Synaptics Driver for Touchpad - Can't see all lthe settings

Update: for now I have to just use the UltraNav one ... at least I can have some control over my touchpad... does anyone have any suggestions after reading my two posts?

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Hi - I buy Lenovos because of their trackpoint.  My most recent Lenovo is an X1 Carbon.  I was much surprised to note that the X1 appears to be the first ThinkPad that will no longer allow me to turn off the touchpad from the Mouse Settings.  Never mind - I disabled it for good in the BIOS.  (I would like to have the Mouse Settings back because I occasionally allow touchpad users on my laptop and they simply cannot cope.) Anyway, from day #1 of ownership of this laptop, I noticed some very odd behaviour of the trackpoint:  It simply "wanders off".  It likes the left margin a lot, and the top left corner still more.  It is possible to force the cursor out of this position (by pushing hard against the trackpoint) but as soon as I let go of the trackpoint again, it wanders back. Thing is, the problem will go away after a while.  "a while" may be anything between 10 and 60 secs.  I thought it might be a h/w bug - the trackpoint perhaps being "stuck" and needing to relax - but it occurs so often that I am more inclined to thing it is a driver bug. I believe to be on the latest driver 19.3.4.99 so consider this post as a heads-up - something is still not quite right here. PS:  I am not a geat fan of reboots.  So I have disabled Updates on my Win10Pro.  I was most recently forced into a reboot (first time in 3 months or so) because whenever I clicked the middle mouse button, my screen would turn off.&nbs... Read more

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I found a software bug for synaptics driver.  I am using the latest: 18.0.7.40, 5/26/2014, windows 8.1. The bug is related to unreliable middle clicking (not to be confused with TpScroll ), when the user middle clicks on the trackpoint, the OS doesn't register it.  It is possible this is a settings issue, maybe it's a "feature".  If so, can someone provide instructions on how to change it. It seems the synaptics firmware will only pass a middle click to OS if the pointer moves at the same time.  I have not tried this on Linux. To reproduce errant behavior I (this will NOT register a middle click)1. make sure middle clicks are enabled in the mouse properties and TpScroll is off2. make sure you have an application that works with middle click or displays L/M/R click state received by the OS (I am using X-Mouse button control)3. with finger clear of trackpoint, middle click with thumb4. OS will NOT register a middle click.correct behavior should be register a middle click To reproduce errant behavior II (this will register a middle click)1. make sure middle clicks are enabled in the mouse properties and TpScroll is off2. make sure you have an application that works with middle click or displays L/M/R click state received by the OS3. with index finger on trackpoint, move trackpoint so pointer moves slowly (speed not important), and the middle click with thumb4. OS WILL register middle click.correct behavio... Read more

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Hello, I updated my OS to Windows 10. Everything works perfectly except of trackpoint/touchpad. The first issue is really a critical one - trackpoint buttons are practically useless. Single button click causes the mouse click event multiple times - for example opens 6 new cards in a web browser instead of one. I've found another post here describing in detail exactly the same problem but the author didn't get any response, neither from HP nor the community: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Elitebook-8570w-built-in-mou... The driver delivered with Windows (which is also listed as compatible with Windows 10 on HP's 8570w support site http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5257503&swItemId=ob_152050_1&swEnvOid=419... version 19.0.12.0, causes the problems I mentioned earlier.The updated one from Synaptics website (19.0.19.1) additionaly prevents the OS from detecting the middle button... Additionally, the only gestures I can use are the basic ones - no advanced 3- or 4-finger ones (please don't tell me that the hardware is incompatible because similar gestures worked on Windows 8.1 I used earlier). I have a dual boot with Win10 and Linux and on Linux everything works flawlessly, so it's definitely not a hardware problem What should I do to make my touchpad and trackpoint fully functional?

Answer:HP EliteBook 8570w Synaptics touchpad/trackpoint buttons and...

Hello HP? As you can see, there are multiple Elitebook 8750W users with this same problem on Windows 10!  

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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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Hi, I am having a problem where my trackpoint settings are not being kept. Every couple of days I need to go back to the control panel and readjust the sensitivity of the trackpoint leading me to believe that this happens when the machine either goes to sleep or is shut down. The driver is up to date and I am using the T400 machine. Any help is greatly appreciated. Cheers

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I have attempted to change some options in "device settings" in the "Mouse" options on your HP 250 G4 laptops. When I attempt to do this i am notified of a driver issue and the settings window crashes. This is immediatly after I have started up the laptop out of the box. Eventually, I am able to change the settings i need to after multiple attempts before the window crashes and is closed. I hope this issue is resolved with future products.

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Hello Lenove costume support: I am having the same issue as the link discribed. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-and-Z-series/Keyboard-and-touchpad-don-t-work-at-the-same... Evern it gave out the solution, but I really can not find where the synaptics settings is .. I thought will be here, but I still can not fine the palm check    

Answer:Touchpad 's synaptics settings

 I am having the same issue as the link discribed. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-and-Z-series/Keyboard-and-touchpad-don-t-work-at-the-same... Evern it gave out the solution, but I really can not find where the synaptics settings is .. I thought will be here, but I still can not fine the palm check    

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Hello,

I just got an Acer Windows 8 PC, and none of the touchpad gestures seem to be working. I have tried using several recommended third-party tools and all of them said that I didn't have the correct drivers, even after I installed all of them.

I have gone to mouse --> Synaptics --> Settings, and the only options there are to enable/disable the buttons.

Is there any way to enable multi-touch?

Thanks,
Sora

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Settings

Did you go to the Acer site and download the latest drivers for the touchpad? I have an Acer that came with Windows 7, upgraded it to 8 and downloaded the touchpad drivers from the Acer site. I now have the touchpad gestures. And it really really makes a huge difference!

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Is there some way to activate press to select and other settings with the trackpoint in the W541 as I was able to with the W520? If not, why noy? For physical reasons I'm unable to use the trackpad or hold a trackpoint button down and simultaneously use the trackpoint.

Answer:W541 trackpoint lack of settings.

I haven't found a way to enable the old control panel on the newer UltraNav systems. I don't think press to select is even implemented in the keyboard hardware any more.

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Can I set-up my TrackPoint's center button so that when I press it when my mouse is over a link, it'll open a new tab. Like can I set it so in Firefox, it'll be the button for "Open link in New Tab" so I won't have to right click then select that option? Currently I only see the ability to use it for scrolling and magnifying when used with the TrackPoint. I hope this makes sense. :/

Answer:TrackPoint Center button settings

It does make sense to me... I have totally the same problem. Surprisingly, you can fix it by uninstalling Thinkpad Ultranav Driver from programs and features...then your central button should work.... ...but this is of course not solution...as you lose various settings...  Lenovo, I tried to downgrade, upgrade and reinstall Synaptics drivers but nothing helped...only if I uninstall it, it closes and opens new tabs in web browsers. Also, in control panel, there is only option about sensitivity (I guess something is missing), I enclose screenshot to better understand it... I have Windows 8.1; maybe QuinnSF has also upgraded?

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I downloaded the Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Windows 8.1 (32 -bit, 64 - bit ) installed, but I get this error .What is Lenovo ?













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Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Driver problem - no appropriate driver to be installed (G580 20150)

hi Naigen,
 
Thanks for Posting!
 
Were you able to check your touchpad settings before the upgrade if you have Synaptics or Elan touchpad?
     As per the Support download site, G580 could have either Synaptics or Elan
          Elan touchpad, as per support site does not have a driver yet for windows 8.1 and still runs with the Windows 8.1 generic driver
 

 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hi, I am finding the touchpad too sensitive.  It is too easy to drag files and folders when I am just moving the cursor around The Touchpad works, but I just can't get the settings up for it so that I can adjust its sensitivity I am using Windows 10 Pro I have gone to the Mouse proerties -> Device settings tab, higlighted the Synoptics ClickPad V4 device, and then clicked on the settings button.  I can see the settings dialog pop up momentarily and then disappear.  In the Windows application event log I can see several errors with the event source  = SynTPEnhService I have tried to update the driver for it in Device Manager, but it says I am using the best driver. I don't really know what else to do. Has anyone else come across this issue and fixed it ?

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Hello,

I'm havin some issues with my synaptics touchpad. FIrst of all i think that overall precision is not very good.
Most of the time getting to a specific point is not easy and i need to make adjustments that are not needed.
One thing that MIGHT cause imprecision is the fact that the 2 click buttons are part of the touchpad and when u use them u might move the pointer a bit. Is there a way to exclude the buttons from the touchpad sliding and draggin etc.?

A weird aspect is that i got pointer speed (hope its the proper translation) at high value and it actually moves fast but when im dragging or moving objects in games or in graphics programs it gets slow...any idea on how to fix this?

Previously i had an old Tecra from 2010 but even though the touchpad was small i had no problems at all with precision and accuracy. Maybe fancy settings make things worse :P

Answer:Synaptics touchpad settings on Satellite L50-B

What to say about all this. For well working touchpad is important to have installed right driver. After driver installation hardware will be recognized properly.
Functionality is controlled with different options. There are standard Windows options and also additional options offered as small application designed by touchpad driver manufacturer.

All offered options allow notebook user to make best own touchpad configuration. Touchpad functionality is tested, so it should be OK.
All you can do is optimize touchpad functionality using offered options. Not more than that and as far as I know there are no some special “tricks” to change something.

How touchpad works n some third part applications like games is not east to test so check if certain game has some additional option where you can change mouse sensitivity or anything else.

By the way: do you use original preinstalled OS that you got with your machine?

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Hello, i have a problem with my hp zbook 15u g3.When i am using the touchpad and press any key on the keyboard it will interrupt the touch on the touchpad. So i looked around the internet and i am now pretty sure it's something called "Palm check" in synaptics. So i opened Mouse settings and found 2 tabs for synaptics. Under the TouchPad tab there is only one button though.Spoiler (Highlight to read)So i click the button and get into that stupid Windows 10 Settings app **bleep** where i found a setting for accidental click while typing. So i set it to "Always on", but that ofcourse did nothing.Spoiler (Highlight to read)So i continue to look around and then i find something that says "More alternatives", so i click it.Spoiler (Highlight to read)And guess where that takes me.. Back to picture one! Everywhere i look on the internet for solutions i only find people saying that you should open the settings menu. But nowhere do i find anything about not even having that menu! So yeah im pretty tired of this crap now, i've spent hours upon hours trying to find some kind of settings menu (I even looked in the registry!) and trying different versions of the driver and all that stuff. Help please? It says the driver version is 19.0.19.18. I downloaded it from the hp support page for this computer.There are no other problems with any input device, i can use the wierd knob in the middle of the keyboard fine too.What do i do?

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I am using Lenovo Z51 and Windows 10. The multi-touch feature of touchpad is not working. I tried several times re-installing the Synaptics drivers but my problem is not resolved.Synaptics Settings?

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My tapping feature goes off when I don't want it to, and I can't shut it off because updating my synaptics pointing device driver caused me to lose settings for this feature.

Answer:Toshiba Synaptics touchpad settings

You can try rolling back the driver to the previous, working, version."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..."

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Hi,

I am trying to help a friend who had a laptop custom made.

The Touchpad is so sensitive that whatever it touches it opens. You don't even have to click. She uses a USB mouse because of the sensitivity issue.

Looking in the Mouse Properties there is an image of a PS2 mouse. No Synaptics Touchpad Settings what so ever to be found.

Under the Hardware tab in Mouse Properties and in the Device Manager it states:
Name
PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Type
Mice and other pointing devices

I compared it to the Device Manager/Mouse Properties in my laptop and mine displays:

Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad

This is a no name laptop that in my opinion was Frankensteined together and the hardware for the touchpad was never installed.

Could someone please give me an idea as to how to find the appropriate software/hardware to install to make the touchpad usable?

Thank you,

Donna

Answer:No Synaptics Device Settings in Properties!

Try here

Drivers | Synaptics

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I am running on windows 10 64 bit upgraded from an 8. I working on an HP 15 laptop and I cannot get computer to remember my settings such as wanting to turn off the touchpad when I have the mouse plugged in but as soon as I restart it again it back to the way it was.

Answer:Won't remember my settings

Thepoisonedpen said:

I am running on windows 10 64 bit upgraded from an 8. I working on an HP 15 laptop and I cannot get computer to remember my settings such as wanting to turn off the touchpad when I have the mouse plugged in but as soon as I restart it again it back to the way it was.



I am also having this issue with the mouse settings not being remembered after a reboot. I also discovered today that my preference to be notified about installing windows updates instead of automatically installing them has been reset. Another setting that isn't remembered EVER is my preference for what browser to use when clicking on a link from an email. EVERY time I get the pop up asking me How do I want to open this, and I check the box to keep using this app, but it still pops up on every link I click. Granted, these are not serious issues, but they are serious annoyances and affect the usability of the OS.

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When I Google a driver I want + my laptop model (details below if relevant), the first 3 pages of results all link to the following websites I'm not familiar with (so haven't gone to yet). Are they genuine?
driverscollection.com
drivers.brothersoft.com
driversforfree.com
driversdown.com
drivers.downseeker.com
reviversoft.com
softpicks.co.uk (+ .com, .fr etc)
easydriverupdater.com
Packard Bell Easynote BU45 laptop, Vista SP2. Looking for Synaptics Touchpad driver.
The Synaptics website has its driver available for download, but warns against it for individuals, as manufacturers adapt it for each of their models.
Packard Bell's no help. (Its support site was once an excellent resource, but whoever took over PB took it all down. To even access the site needs a recent model).
Apparently, most Easynotes have a button for
I use a mouse, as I find it quicker & easier. To avoid moving the pointer with my sleeve while writing, I set my mouse to disable the touchpad when plugged in. The touchpad has mysteriously started being active again while the mouse is plugged in, and its settings page with the Disable button is all greyed out (with or without mouse plugged in). Maybe the driver got corrupted?.
My model doesn't have a hardware button to turn the touchpad on & off (as most Easynotes apparently do), so my only option seems to be uninstalling/removing it. Before doing that, I'd like to have the driver handy in case the mouse gets lost/broken etc.
For which a 3rd-party provid... Read more

Answer:Are these driver download sites ok? (Looking for Synaptics Touchpad Driver)

I find most driver sites throw junk at you. Softpedia is better than most. Alternatively, you could try the free Touchfreeze which isolates the pad while you're typing.

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Hello
So I updated to the new windows 10 and everything seems fine except that the synaptics touchpad settings keep reverting back to default after I restart the windows. Any solutions ?
Thanks.

Answer:Why are my synaptics settings reverting after restarting (Windows 10)?

I am having a problem with my synaptics where whenever I close the lid I get a notification saying 'touchpad is turned off' and most of the times when I open the lid the touchpad never turns on. I have to reboot it to turn it on. Or I disable and enable the driver. Any solution for this?
Thank you.

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 Hello first time posting here and first time trying out acer laptop (had family desktop years ago). Saddly I had nasty experience with customer support, I ask two questions relating to the problem i had with the backlight on my keyboard and was told it not supposed to work and to manually turn it on after I wake up the computer from sleep.  So then I ask what about the computer turning on every time the lid open I had it turn on accidentally the lid open enough as i was putting it in the bag luckily I saw the lights turn on and turn it off before it cooked it self inside the bag for hours. I waited for a reply and all I got was Ok so I thought it was looking info up about 5mins later that person ask me if I was still there and  I said Yes i am waiting for a reply about my question....that person said I DID reply I said OK. So by that time I was done and disconnected and was about to return the laptop since i got it brand new.
Good news is I did more research and put windows 8 back in and notice that the computer dose boot faster with these SSD instead of windows 7 it was fairly slow and when I switch back I realize that the bios had an advance feature so I notice that the back light would stay on so now that is working and I just use a magnet to keep telling the computer that it is still close so it wont auto turn on too much.
Now this annoying problem is the touch pad O_O I downloaded the acer drivers for the touch pad I do have the I/O driver install... Read more

Answer:r7 371t 59q1 - touchpad synaptics settings not ava...

This may do the trick for you. I would try it, but I don't have a Pricision touchpad.http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/help-needed-to-mod-a-generic-synaptics-driver-to-work-with-t...  

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Hi' thereI just bought a used Lenovo Y50-70. It's a great "machine", but i can't get the scrolling on the touchpad to work.I tried to install several drivers etc., but nothing works.I can't adjust the settings for Synaptics (see pictures).I have Windows 10. Sorry for my bad English

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Im using 64-Bit version of Vista and ive noticed that my 64-bit synaptics driver for the mousepad on my Acer laptop seems to 'forget' its settings??

i set it to run at boot and set so that the control pad inbetween the left and right buttons can scroll pages up/down and browse back/forward and a slider (up/down) on the mousepad itself - now the mousepad slider setting stays working but the centre control button stops working - and if I go into the settings and set it again it doesnt work?? re-install fixes this for a moment

can anyone help with this? i really like the browse back+forth option as it helps speed up my browsing

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 Hello first time posting here and first time trying out acer laptop (had family desktop years ago). Saddly I had nasty experience with customer support, I ask two questions relating to the problem i had with the backlight on my keyboard and was told it not supposed to work and to manually turn it on after I wake up the computer from sleep.  So then I ask what about the computer turning on every time the lid open I had it turn on accidentally the lid open enough as i was putting it in the bag luckily I saw the lights turn on and turn it off before it cooked it self inside the bag for hours. I waited for a reply and all I got was Ok so I thought it was looking info up about 5mins later that person ask me if I was still there and  I said Yes i am waiting for a reply about my question....that person said I DID reply I said OK. So by that time I was done and disconnected and was about to return the laptop since i got it brand new.
Good news is I did more research and put windows 8 back in and notice that the computer dose boot faster with these SSD instead of windows 7 it was fairly slow and when I switch back I realize that the bios had an advance feature so I notice that the back light would stay on so now that is working and I just use a magnet to keep telling the computer that it is still close so it wont auto turn on too much.
Now this annoying problem is the touch pad O_O I downloaded the acer drivers for the touch pad I do have the I/O driver install... Read more

Answer:r7 371t 59q1 - touchpad synaptics settings not ava...

This may do the trick for you. I would try it, but I don't have a Pricision touchpad.http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/help-needed-to-mod-a-generic-synaptics-driver-to-work-with-t...  

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 The touchpad on my Dell Inspiron 1525 (Win 7) will not scroll so I was going to check the settings but I see none for this on the Synaptics control panel. The vertical and horizontal scrolling zones are indicated via viewing the touchpad itself, but the control panel has no 'settings'. My HP 6715b machine has Synaptics touchpad with the settings that I need on my Dell. I'll attach screen shots of both machines to show the difference in control panel options.I've tried updating the driver and I see no downloads available on Dell support site. What can I do to get this fixed?As always, thanks for any help.Mike

Answer:Synaptics touchpad Dell vs HP, scolling settings?

A better screen shot of HP Synaptics controls

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 Hello first time posting here and first time trying out acer laptop (had family desktop years ago). Saddly I had nasty experience with customer support, I ask two questions relating to the problem i had with the backlight on my keyboard and was told it not supposed to work and to manually turn it on after I wake up the computer from sleep.  So then I ask what about the computer turning on every time the lid open I had it turn on accidentally the lid open enough as i was putting it in the bag luckily I saw the lights turn on and turn it off before it cooked it self inside the bag for hours. I waited for a reply and all I got was Ok so I thought it was looking info up about 5mins later that person ask me if I was still there and  I said Yes i am waiting for a reply about my question....that person said I DID reply I said OK. So by that time I was done and disconnected and was about to return the laptop since i got it brand new.
Good news is I did more research and put windows 8 back in and notice that the computer dose boot faster with these SSD instead of windows 7 it was fairly slow and when I switch back I realize that the bios had an advance feature so I notice that the back light would stay on so now that is working and I just use a magnet to keep telling the computer that it is still close so it wont auto turn on too much.
Now this annoying problem is the touch pad O_O I downloaded the acer drivers for the touch pad I do have the I/O driver install... Read more

Answer:r7 371t 59q1 - touchpad synaptics settings not ava...

This may do the trick for you. I would try it, but I don't have a Pricision touchpad.http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/help-needed-to-mod-a-generic-synaptics-driver-to-work-with-t...  

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 Hello first time posting here and first time trying out acer laptop (had family desktop years ago). Saddly I had nasty experience with customer support, I ask two questions relating to the problem i had with the backlight on my keyboard and was told it not supposed to work and to manually turn it on after I wake up the computer from sleep.  So then I ask what about the computer turning on every time the lid open I had it turn on accidentally the lid open enough as i was putting it in the bag luckily I saw the lights turn on and turn it off before it cooked it self inside the bag for hours. I waited for a reply and all I got was Ok so I thought it was looking info up about 5mins later that person ask me if I was still there and  I said Yes i am waiting for a reply about my question....that person said I DID reply I said OK. So by that time I was done and disconnected and was about to return the laptop since i got it brand new.
Good news is I did more research and put windows 8 back in and notice that the computer dose boot faster with these SSD instead of windows 7 it was fairly slow and when I switch back I realize that the bios had an advance feature so I notice that the back light would stay on so now that is working and I just use a magnet to keep telling the computer that it is still close so it wont auto turn on too much.
Now this annoying problem is the touch pad O_O I downloaded the acer drivers for the touch pad I do have the I/O driver install... Read more

Answer:r7 371t 59q1 - touchpad synaptics settings not ava...

This may do the trick for you. I would try it, but I don't have a Pricision touchpad.http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/help-needed-to-mod-a-generic-synaptics-driver-to-work-with-t...  

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Hi' thereI just bought a used Lenovo Y50-70. It's a great "machine", but i can't get the scrolling on the touchpad to work.I tried to install several drivers etc., but nothing works.I can't adjust the settings for Synaptics (see pictures).I have Windows 10. Sorry for my bad English

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Im using 64-Bit version of Vista and ive noticed that my 64-bit synaptics driver for the mousepad on my Acer laptop seems to 'forget' its settings??

i set it to run at boot and set so that the control pad inbetween the left and right buttons can scroll pages up/down and browse back/forward and a slider (up/down) on the mousepad itself - now the mousepad slider setting stays working but the centre control button stops working - and if I go into the settings and set it again it doesnt work?? re-install fixes this for a moment

can anyone help with this? i really like the browse back+forth option as it helps speed up my browsing
 

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I'm using a old mouse Logitech 310 external mouse and sometimes i use the trackpoint on keybarod too.Is' it possible to set trackpoint and mose to diferent pointer speeds?if i set to pointer speed to highest the mouse works fine, but the trackpoint is to fast

Answer:Using trackpoint and extednal mouse with diferent speed settings

hey infira,that would not be possible. whether you are just using the trackpoint or have an external mouse connected; the unit will still see "one" pointing device and not two





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Hi, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 14.04 LTSdev and 13.10 on ideacentre C440.The installation passed without problems, UEFI enabled, secureboot disabled. Boot - UEFI do not show Ubuntu - Error 1962: No operating system found. Boot to live USB, then changed directory from \EFI\ubuntu to \EFI\Boot...( look at http://goo.gl/kACGuh )..then I get the option in UEFI, but of course, grub expects EFI is in \EFI\ubuntu folder so I cannot boot - Error 1962: No operating system found. Boot to live USB, tried efibootmgr to change boot order - no success, boot order reverted after reboot - Error 1962: No operating system found. Boot to live USB, tried boot-repair tool, rebooted and: I COULD BOOT FOR ONE TIME! I had option "Ubuntu" in UEFI.Then I rebooted and.... the option was gone. Why?? What is wrong with BIOS/UEFI in Lenovo C440 and why there is not repaired version?T.Kijas

Answer:All-in-one does not remember UEFI settings

Hi, I think Lenovo C440 All In One need a new BIOS/firmware. It is impossible to install Linux (even Ubuntu LTS and that is long term supported version for next five years) to it using UEFI mode (please refer to xxxxx - my bug report) and it works badly using non-uefi mode.
Even if you can make it work, C440 then forgets the settings of UEFI and do not find ANY operating system installed.
Please do something with it and repair it.
Thanks
T.Kijas
 
Moderator Note; link to this thread removed; post merged in

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Firefox remembers some things, but forgets some things too. I have to log in to every site again despite telling it to remember me. It does remember my passwords, but doesn't log me in, doesn't remember filter settings, etc.
 

Answer:Firefox won't remember settings

Some web sites require at least the first letter of your username.
Maybe a safeguard they made.

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Username+and+password+not+remembered
 

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After innumerable problems with XP, I opted for a complete restore (as opposed to a Recovery). I meticulously installed all ten (10!!!) of the H.P. Restore disks and set about the task of restoring software applications and personal settings. But between reboots, it fails to retain my settings. Ex: I set the desktop background to a dark blue. Upon reboot, my desktop is once again that funky slate blue. I set single click in folder oprtions, but after reboot, it requires double click every time. Even worse, perhaps is where it won't even hold my settings at all. For ex: on the task bar: There is a check mark in front of "Lock the Taskbar"; I click properties, unclick the lock box, but immediately the lock is back on again. I have a Canon Printer and an Adobe PDF maker; I tried to select the Canon Printer as the default -- it will not allow me to designate any printer as the default. And on and on it goes.

I have a Hewlett Packard Pavilion a350n, Pentium 4. 2.80 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 160 GB HDD, and other good stuff. Before Restoring the OS, I reformatted the HDD. So I am at a loss as to why it will not save my settings. Any ideas? I will be deeply grateful.
 

Answer:Restored XP will not remember settings

Wow. I'm in trouble. No one knows what to suggest. Maybe I just haven't given it long enough. I'll wait.
 

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Hi. I have searched all over the internet for an answer to no avail. My XP Pro does not remember the View settings when you close a folder. This also includes the Screen Size and other settings. At one time I updated to the most current SP-3 and that is when it stopped working.

I looked at a post here for a similar problem but the link to a fix didn't load, bad address.

I did see that the Shell Bag file was increased to 5000 for SP-2 and somewhere think I saw that it changed back when you updated to SP-3.

This problem has been haunting me for a few years.

Please Please help me figure it out.

XP Professional, SP-3 and latest updates, 3.2 Geg, 4 mb Ram
Few programs running at all. I load them when I use them.
I can post my Hijack but it doesn't show the problem.

Steve-x8086
 

Answer:My XP Pro Does Not Remember View Settings

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If there's anything which is going to drive me back to using W98, it's XP's (Pro or Home) inability to remember that I don't want previously unaccessed folders to open in full screen size.

By 'previously unaccessed', I mean folders that have never before been opened in the lifetime of the current installation.

Once a folder has been opened and resized, Windows will remember the setting (well, most of the time) but if it's a folder that's never been opened before - Bang!- full screen.

This doesn't seem to be a problem if you stick with the Windows default setup, but I prefer to use the 'Windows Classic' folders, i.e., each folder opening in it's own window, in List mode, without Standard Buttons, Address Bar or Links - which is a fast efficient setup for a working user.

I have an idea that there might be a registry hack for this - anyone seen it?
 

Answer:XP won't remember folder settings

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Hi, I recently purchased a projector which I intend to use with my computer through a VGA plug. However, I'm currently using a dual monitor setup (which includes different sized monitors) and reconfiguring the dual screen setup (position, distance between the 2) everytime I go from having the projector plugged to having the 2nd screen plugged is getting old really fast. I was wondering if there was any way to get XP to save the setting I have for my dual screen setup so that I can load it right back every time I plug it in and vice versa with the projector.

Thanks in advance for any help
 

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I have another computer which is giving me fits. It has a drive tray allowing me to boot from any number of hard drives. (two, actually) When booting to only one of them, the drive will not remember the display settings, namely to stretch the desktop image I selected. 'Display Properties -> desktop -> position -> stretch'
It allus reverts to 'center', showing 70-75% of image, any image, selected.

This is not an issue with the second drive when it is swapped in.

As an added note, I have two identical computers here, same mobo, vid card, drive tray & cd-rom plugged into the same locations on the mobo. I say identical, well diff brand psus & diff brands ram (both 2x4 gig ddr3). (msi k9n6gm mobo)
Second comp with 2 diff drives, no problem there either. All with XP Pro 64 bit. I changed the bios battery, nada. Just the one drive, it gets the most use, prolly 3 times longer powered up.

Any ideas??

edit, all drives WD 500 gig, 3 = cloned from first drive setup,
 

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Ok whenever i change any setting in internet explorer it will not do it. I can't change the start menu settings and any program that i start acts like i never have used it before. I think it has to do with me not being able to change the registry. I turned of xp firewall and i am logged in with an administrator account. thankx. EDIT Is it possible these features won't work because i have xp installed on a FAT32 file system???
 

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Running ie8 on xp home, with kaspersky as my antivirus programme.Since upgrading to ie8, I've noticed more and more of my "remember me" type instructions no longer work.I've only done one CCleaner sweep since then, removing cookies, temp files, etc, but most of my regularly visited sites can't remember me.Advise on where to look for what settings I need to reset please, much appreciated.John

Answer:Problem with "remember me " settings.

You need to configure the settings again, or they may be a bug.Go to tools on your browser and play with the Internet options. There's cache options etc.

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Hi All,
 
Need some help with IE (10) on Win7 64.
My colleague is trying to update the LAN settings in Internet Options so he can use it for homeworking. which requires the 'Auto Detect Settings' to be unchecked.
We can access the option and uncheck the box but as soon as you click ok, it instantly forgets and reverts back to the original settings that were in there. I've tried looking in registries for permissions, resetting IE etc but nothing seems to work.
 
Lists of suggestions will help, as most solutions I have seen have all been tried and failed.
 
Cheers

Answer:IE 10 will not remember changed LAN settings

Is this pc a home pc, or is it one that is used only for school related and was provided by the school?

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Hi
My touchpad is not working
I do not see a Synaptics entry in device manager.
I do not have a PS2... entry either
Please help!
 

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Hi, I have an HP dm4t-1000 running Windows 7.  I just reformatted the HDD and attempted to get the system up-and-running again.  Everything seems to be working properly, except for the touchpad. I've rebooted, uninstalled, and reinstalled the Synaptics touchpad driver about 20 times thus far (multiple different versions too).  I can see the touchpad in my Device Manager (says it is working properly), and both Windows Update and the Update Driver function within the Device Manager -> Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad -> Update Driver Software... say that the driver is up-to-date.  However, the touchpad still does not work (at all), and when I attempt to modify the settings of the Synaptics driver (Control Panel -> Mouse), I do NOT see a Device Settings tab.  Also, when I open the Mouse properties (Control Panel -> Mouse), I get the following error message:"Control Panel Extension is Incompatible with Driver Version" I'm confused here.  The device manager says that my hardware is working properly, but my touchpad is totally non-functional. Any suggestions? 

Answer:Synaptics Device Settings not shown in mouse properties

Hello cbolson1, I understand that your mouse is not working correctly. Turn off the computer.As you turn it back on tap the F10 key. This will load BIOS setup utility.Press F9 to load defaults.Press F10 to save and exit.When the computer boots back up, check to see if everything is working. If the mouse is not working, turn off the computer.As you power it back on, tap F8 and load advanced boot options.Start in safe mode. Does the touchpad work in safe mode? Let me know how everything goes.   

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The Ideapad Y580 touchpad can not being configured. Because the application crash when launching the setting panel on Windows8 64bit system. (latest version installed fro Lenovo drivers) How to setup this Synaptics Touchpad to be able to use it confortably ? Crash log below:Here are the crash log:Nom du journal :ApplicationSource : Application ErrorDate : 10.02.2013 15:24:37ID de l?événement :1000Catégorie de la tâche 100)Niveau : ErreurMots clés : ClassiqueUtilisateur : N/AOrdinateur : ideapadDescription :Nom de l?application défaillante rundll32.exe_shell32.dll, version : 6.2.9200.16384, horodatage : 0x50109cddNom du module défaillant : unknown, version : 0.0.0.0, horodatage : 0x00000000Code d?exception : 0xc0000005Décalage d?erreur : 0x0000009d78e1007bID du processus défaillant : 0x4c8Heure de début de l?application défaillante : 0x01ce079a563b2c11Chemin d?accès de l?application défaillante : C:\windows\System32\rundll32.exeChemin d?accès du module défaillant: unknownID de rapport : 98cbac32-738d-11e2-be8d-e006e6bfc1eaNom complet du package défaillant :ID de l?application relative au package défaillant :XML de l?événement :<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"><System><Provider Name="Application Error" /><EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID><Level>2</Level><Task>100</Task><Keywo... Read more

Answer:Y580: synaptics touchpad settings cyclic crash

hi smo_ch,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Can you try to:
1. Uninstall your Touchpad driver under Programs and Features on the Control Panel. (requires a reboot).
2. Reinstall the Touchpad driver by navigating to the path D:\drivers\Touchpad (requirs a reboot).
3. If that doesn't work, install this driver:
 
Synaptics Touchpad Driver v16.3.8.8
Windows 8/7/XP/Vista 64/32-bit Edition
111.2 MB zip
 
4. After installing the drivers, check this guide on how to configure your touchpad.
 
 
Let me know your findings
 
Cheers

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T43p has latest Ultra Nav driver installed, but often forgets trackpoint settings on a return from standby.  I'm wondering if this is a power mgmt problem or a driver prblem.

Answer:T43p forgets trackpoint sensitivity settings on return from standby

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forum.
 
Please kindly provide as listed below:
1. Machine Type (Please kindly do not reveal your Serial Number) and current Operating System.
2. Please kindly provide which page that you downloaded Ultra Nav driver. Also, which version that you have been installed as well.
3. Prior, did you experience the same  phenomenon?
 
Thank you.

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In windows XP, I could turn off the annoying "remember folder settings" that forced each folder to have it's own settings instead of always being in the same as the one I left it when I closed it.

Windows 7 does not do that.

I can tell it to "make all folders like current" which isn't what I want. Is there an option or was that removed to be made inferior to XP in another way?

and hey, I'm batting 0 for 2 in solutions so far with graphics and network. Let's try for 0 for 3

Answer:Turn off remember folder settings?

Unfortunately i'm not sure there is an option to remember folder size/position. I don't think it was present even in Vista

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I can't figure out how to save a specific view for all folders and files withing a folder. ie, I want to use list view for my TV shows (and all subfolders), detailed view for music, etc. I'm getting sick of having to change it every time I go to that folder!

Answer:Win 7 Won't remember my folder view settings

It won't help much but I have found that the View in sub-folders is always reflected immediately in its main folder (and vice versa).I've also found (probably well known) that the Window "size" of any folder with icon view has to be sufficient to accommodate the sub-folder with the maximum number of files.

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I am new to Window xp. When I had windows 98, when I would log in to a site, and check the box that says remember my password and login name on this computer, I had no problems. I do that now with my windows xp, and it never remembers and I have to retype everything in. I know there has to be a setting somewhere that needs adjusting.Any help?

Answer:How do I get my settings to allow my logins to automatically remember me

This would more likely be a browser setting...which browser do you use ? ?

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hi all,using a nifty prog called hide O/E which runs outlook express in the task bar(lower right).got it to start up on start up but it wont remember its settings..............VoG(O-B-WANN),the man

Answer:Hice O/E wont remember settings

Do you mean that it doesn't remember your password?

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I am helping a friend with her computer and I have not encounter such a problem before.

The PC always boots up to Windows like it is a new PC forgetting previous settings. I have tried reformatting but the problem doesn't seem to go away.

and there seems to be some problem with the internet too. It says connected but still unable to surf the net.

Answer:Windoes Doesn't remember settings.

which Windows are u talking about XP or Vista? and for the internet try preinstalling the driver for the net card in u'r PC

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I tried everything but nothing works.
I restore registry from registry cleaner, made system restore, and restore files that STOPzilla said they are viruses. I think its STOPzilla fault, that nothing works.

Here is a problem, every time I restart computer I have to customize icons appearance(notification) in taskbar. Second problem is that i cant make default programs for opening files permanent, everything is opening with Windows Shell Common Dll, and when i try to change program, nothing happens, desktop blinks but program is not changed.

Thats my problem, but somehow I have filling that there will be more problems.

Answer:Computer doesnt remember settings

Try this if you can find a point before you ran the registry cleaner. If you started this yesterday pick a restore point 3-4 days ago.
System Restore

Please leave the registry cleaners for Win XP in the future. Sorry but I think that is the worst thing you can do to Win 7.

If that doesn't work I hope you have your Win 7 disk.
This will repair the registry and defaults of Windows and the registry WITHOUT removing your personal files, pictures and folders.
Repair Install

Delete the Stopzilla that is not working properly.

Mike

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I got a new widescreen monitor recently (model #HP w19b) and I had to really play with it to get it to the setting I wanted (1440 by 900). After that it was fine, the only problem is everything I reboot- I have to change the settings again. And not only do I have to change the settings, i have to run the software that came with the monitor, because otherwise 1440 by 900 isn't even listed as one of the options under "settings" in the "display options" window. After I run that software I see the correct setting but before that- it's just not there.

Does anyone out there know how to change my settings so that when I reboot- the screen size won't change? It's a pain to have to change it back, plus my icons get all moved around and I'm so anal, I have to move them all back just the way I like them.

Rest assured- any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Snaithbert
 

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When opening up Microsoft Outlook 2007, it prompts me to choose Profile.

When I open up "options" tab, and put check mark in box, it doesn't remember it for the next time.

I had to create another account before but have now deleted that account so I just have 1 account listed but it still prompts me to select Profile Name even thought there's only 1 there.

Weird part is my new comp. is not enabling me to (let's say) open attachments automatically. I cannot have access to the dialog box that says "always ask before opening this type of file".

Don't know if this is related to my Outlook problem or not.

Thx for any suggestions.

Answer:Doesn't remember default settings

You mentioned that this is a new computer. Did Windows 7 come preinstalled? If not, did you do a clean install or an upgrade?

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I got a new widescreen monitor recently (model #HP w19b) and I had to really play with it to get it to the setting I wanted (1440 by 900). After that it was fine, the only problem is every time I reboot- I have to change the settings again. And not only do I have to change the settings, i have to run the software that came with the monitor, because otherwise 1440 by 900 isn't even listed as one of the options under "settings" in the "display options" window. After I run that software I see the correct setting but before that- it's just not there.

Does anyone out there know how to change my settings so that when I reboot- the screen size won't change? It's a pain to have to change it back, plus my icons get all moved around and I'm so anal, I have to move them all back just the way I like them.

Rest assured- any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Snaithbert

Answer:Why Can't My Monitor Ever Remember The Correct Settings?

Did you install the monitor software from an admin account?

What is the make and model number of the monitor?

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I'm running Beyond TV on my Windows XP Pro computer. I'm using an NVidia GeForce4 MX440 plugged into my TV set. Everything works great. Except...my on screen display overscans by about 30%. Not the TV picture, mind you, the OSD. I can adjust it using their software controls and it's fine until a reboot. I've tried saving the profile and it lets me save it as anything I want. But the profiles don't work even after they've been saved. I've tried logging in as admin and saving profiles. Same problem.
What can I do to get the settings to be saved as default?
 

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I'm running Beyond TV on my Windows XP Pro computer. I'm using an NVidia GeForce4 MX440 plugged into my TV set. Everything works great. Except...my on screen display overscans by about 30%. Not the TV picture, mind you, the OSD. I can adjust it using their software controls and it's fine until a reboot. I've tried saving the profile and it lets me save it as anything I want. But the profiles don't work even after they've been saved. I've tried logging in as admin and saving profiles. Same problem.
What can I do to get the settings to be saved as default?
 

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I have an Epson 4990 scanner installed on my Win 7 machine (build 7100 w/latest updates installed). I d/l'd the latest drivers for Vista from Epson's site -- v3.04a. The s/w installed fine, and the scanner works.

In Epson Scan's config section, there is a box one can check to have the s/w remember the various settings/changes/enhancements one makes to the image after preview, but before scanning. This box is checked.

As near as I can tell, the Epson Scan software has a memory problem. It does not remember the settings so I have to scan the images one at a time. Annoying.

I suspect that this is a compatibility issue. But I do not know if it was a problem with Vista or if it might be unique to Win 7.

What I'm hoping to find is some sort of tweak or workaround that someone here might know that will help me get the scanner working the way it should.

Any chance of that?

Best,
Michael

Answer:Epson Scanner s/w won't remember settings

I am running an Epson Perfection 4490 with version TWAIN driver v3.0.

Where is the configuration option you are referring to?

Edit: Double checked - the 12119 download is the v3.04 driver as listed in the Epson site)

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I have edited the registry as recommended by several tech websites ( checked "remember folder view", edit the registry to increase "BagMRU Size", used TweakUI, etc)..... NOTHING works!
I just want my default folder view to be "details", and a few exceptions, such as "My Pictures" to be "thunbnails",the "controll panel to be "icons", etc.
I have gone so far as to load a new copy of XP on a freshly formated hard drive.(this is a fresh install.) I am so frustrated by this "quirk", I would even consider installing a program to do what XP should but won't,if I could find one!
Judging by the amount of advise on the internet, this is not an uncommon problem.
PLEASE HELP!

Thanks in advance for any help. ...Budtugilli

Answer:Is there ANY way to have Win Xp Pro remember it's folder view settings??

Have you gone to tools->folder options, clicked on the view tab and hit "apply to all folders"? Also make sure that you don't use any disk cleaners like CCleaner which (depending on the options you enable) can reset folder views to the default which is not what you want.

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I have several folders (maybe 10) in which I set the settings to either thumbnails, details, arrange by name, etc. Every now and then, it would all of a sudden change, without me doing anything. It doesn't remember it, even if I don't restart the computer. Yes, I've gone through the "remember folder settings," but with no luck.

Anyone know what may be the problem?
 

Answer:Windows does not remember folder settings :(

http://home.covad.net/~zeiler07/Reg/RememberFolderSettings.html

OR , if you want to do it yourself.
make your way to these two points:-
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\BagMRU
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\Bags

Delete the Keys in bold above, DO NOT recreate anything then do this:-
Go to:-
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell
and in the right side create a DWORD called
BagMRU Size
and double-click it and give it a value of
000003e8
Then go to :-
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam
and in the right side create a DWORD called
BagMRU Size
and double-click it and give it a value of
000003e8

Close the Registry and reboot your computer.

please back up your registry before twiddling.
 

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I am having problem with Synaptics Touchpad Driver in Windows 10My Touchpad is a PS/2 Port Synaptics TouchPad.Driver version is 19.0.12.0 which is a compatible driver provide by HP for this OS.My Laptop Model is HP Probook 4540sI tried to reinstall the driver and also upgrade it to 19.0.19.1 but the problem is same. Usually when the Touchpad is off the orange light needs to remain on but it turned off after a few seconds or a few minutes, after that Touchpad refuses to turn on by double tapping fucntion on disabling area. I need to restart the system to get the Synaptics TouchPad settings in notification area. Sometime one Reboot is not enough to get back these settings.To turn on the Touchpad the double tapping function dont work so i need to use external mouse to enable the touchpad.This problem starts after i upgrade from Windows 10 OS Build 1024 to Windows 10 OS build 10586Please help me to resolve this issue.

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So I have the updated Window 10 Home and Lenovo Settings Ver. 3.169.0.0. It doesn't allow me to adjust Trackpoint or Touchpad speed when I go to the tab "Input". Both speeds are kept lowest and I cannot scroll the bars at all. What I can do is go to Synaptics Control Panel to adjust the speeds. However every time I open the laptop again after Sleep or Reboot, the speeds go back to lowest again. Please help me solve this issue. Thanks!

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I've been having problems with Windows 7 not remembering my folder settings. I have a folder that I had created each file specifically in order so I could sort it by date created(because Windows 7 is a bitch and doesn't let you sort your files manually) and now the files rearrange by name and the view setting sets itself to list view every time I close the folder. It was likely the cause of a virus, as I had a few removed a short while ago and that's around the time it started. I searched around, only found two solutions, both on this forum, one of which was to create a registry file in the Hkey_current_user-software-microsoft-windows-shell folder called "BagMRU Size", but that didn't work. Another was to type regsvr32 /i shdocvw.dll into run and it should have a confirmation message, mine says,"The module shdocvw.dll was loaded but the entry-point DllRegisterServer was not found"

Oh and one last thing, it remembers my view settings on another account... But I have a lot of stuff on this account, I doubt it would be easy to move it all over. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Windows 7 Doesn't Remember Folder Settings

Do you run a cleanup program like CCleaner?
 

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Hello, I made a fresh install and installed the touchpad driver from the Lenovo's support website : Touchpad Driver (Elan, Synaptics) for 64-bit Windowstp112w8.exe122MB First when we execute the first setup.exe in root directory it says "No Appropriate Driver to be installed", so I installed the one in the Synaptics\16.6.3 folder.Everything seams to works great but when I restart the computer not all, but some settings goes back to default. I installed the driver given for the Yoga 13 and it works great but this time the touchpad don't disable in tablette mode... Kind regards













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Answer:Yoga 11S Touchpad doesn't remember settings

Hi Joan38,
 
as a workaround go to the synaptics webseite and download the driver from there.
 
I use Synaptics 16_3_15_1 WIn8 and it works pretty well, even the 2 finger click works.
 
Best
Andreas

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I would like to enable v-sync for when I play the game Pro Evolution Soccer 6. But in Vista with the newest official Nvidia-drivers (100.65) it seems the Nvidia Control Panel won't remember the settings.
I read somewhere that I should change the write permission on the file nvapp.xml in windows/system32 and I have done that.
It has helped to insure that the entry I make in the 3d settings for the .exe file of the game remains and it seems the settings are set the way I want, but they have no effect! When enabling v-sync I should get rid of the tearing on my screen (a "line" moving cross the screen) but it makes absolutely no difference, hence I believe it doesn't remember the settings.

Any ideas what's wrong?

Answer:Nvidia Control Panel Won't Remember 3d Settings

Hi there. I am having the same problem of Nvidia Control Panel won't remember the settings for the same game. Di you find a way to solve this issue? Or anyone else have an idea? Thank you:)

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So for whatever reason my install of Vista Ultimate x64 on my desktop machine refuses to remember my Explorer view settings. I'm very specific about what views I like in different areas of the OS so it's a little annoying. My laptop which similarly runs Ultimate doesn't have the same issues. Both machines have exactly the same software configurations (by and large) and all of the Explorer settings have been changed. I've pretty much tried everything I can think of. If anyone has any creative ideas, I'm all ears.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Vista will not remember Explorer view settings

http://thevistaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=23106

Follow it exactly the way he says. He knows what he's talking about and it works.
 

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using windows xp home edition on laptop - refuses to remember folder views, although repeatedly I have unchecked and rechecked the box in folder options that says "remember each folders view settings" in an attempt to "reboot" that feature, but my folders keep reverting back to a standard view setting. I keep resetting the folder view the way I want it and it continually refuses to retain it, very frustrating! Any advice appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: won't remember folder view settings!

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I use my M300 with an external monitor and an extended desktop (i.e. different images on the two monitors). I also have the external monitor set up to a higher resolution than the lcd (and on the left of the LCD not the right).

However, I have to redo the settings every time I log in. Is there a way to get the graphics utility to remember the setup (and even to assign it to the hardware button left of the keyboard)?

Answer:M300: Remember extended desktop settings

Hi

As far as I know the notebook remember the latest configuration and if you use the ?Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor? it can happen that the application window will not be shown on notebook LCD but on extended monitor that you will not be able to see in this case.

I switch every time like you and it takes just 30 seconds and I can live with it. Just one question: how you connect external monitors (directly to the notebook or docking station)?

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Hello,  I have a Lenovo B560 series with Windows Home Premium 7.  The computer is approx. 3 months old and works fine except the power manager. I set it for "high performance", but if during use on battery, the battery gets too low, it changes to "Energy Star" mode.  The issue is that when I plug in the cord, or even turn off the PC and recharge the battery, the PC STAYS in the "Energy Star" mode.  This occurs even though I have changed multiple settings, (IE screen dim time) etc. and SAVED the settings.  It is getting really annoying to have to reset these settings every time I turn the PC back on. Why is it that this PC will not remember the power management settings? Also, does anyone find it odd that "Lenovo" is not in the spell check dictionary? Thanks  













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Answer:B560 Power Manager won't remember settings

start-up your computer in safe mode, change power management and restart.also, you can try to remove/re-install/update power management software. it may help.

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I used the reformat guide to clear a hard drive & reinstall windows XP , which is great.
How does the computer remember the drivers, internet settings, etc, after reformat.
Is there any way for the computer to remember any type of infection as well
& if so, how do we get around that.

many thanks.
very new to computers.

Answer:Reformat. How Does Computer Remember Settings & Infections ?

Hello melba and welcome,When a computer is reformatted everything on the hard drive is removed and nothing will remain,

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Hi , im on xp home and i have set all my files and folders laods of times ,like thunbnails and size and position of folders on screen,but when i restart the settings have reverted back and i have to do it all over again.Can this be cured or do some folders just not save settings,Its only my documents folder and the ones inside it i alter to show thumbnails,but it keeps going back to tiles on reboot,also the recycle bin opens small when i set it to fill screen.Regards.

Answer:Xp home doesnt remember file settings

with recycle bin you might try dragging sides/top/bottom to fit then closing with alt f4 and re open it should then be okjohnny.

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I own a lenovo ideapad Z570i'm having problem with the Lenovo Energy Management i.e."On every boot my settings get reset to "optimize for battery runtime" instead of  "optimize for battery health"anyone please opine a solution to make it retain settings after reboot.

Answer:Lenovo Energy Management can't remember settings

hi abdulwasekhan,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I suggest you do a clean install of the Energy Management.
    go open control Panel / Programs an look for Lenovo Energy Management / Power management and uninstall it.
 
Once done it may ask for a restart, go ahead restart the system.
    Download and install any of these depending on your operating system version,
Windows 7  Lenovo Energy Management Software
Windows 8  Lenovo Energy Management
 
restart the system and try the settings.
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!





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I play americas army and when it loads i set up graphics to what i like and set audio and other settings. But it i close the game by the next time i relaunch it, it goes back to its default settings. I have to configure it again. Is there a way where i can make it retain the settings i tell it to have each time i launch the game?
 

Answer:Solved: America's Army: Can't remember settings

Hi iXneonXi,

Delete your ArmyOps.ini file then go into the game and change the settings.
Close the game and re-launch it to see if it has stayed.
 

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LUmia 550
Having trouble with Twitter, so have uninstalled and reinstalled, but when I reinstalled, it said I already owned it, and had remembered all my previous settings, eg no push notifications.
How do I uninstall completely - Store says I still own the app, I need to start from scratch again.

Answer:how do i completely uninstall an app so it doesn't remember my settings?

Why? Anyways I would recommend you to delete your phone backups from OneDrive. Don't know it may or may not work as there is no documentation on where data from app roaming folder is stored.
Or else create a new Microsoft account and start from scratch.

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ok this it trivial but it's annoying - xp keeps displaying control panel in list mode rather than icons no matter how many times i reset and save -
i know about deleting these keys but windows still "forgets" in a day or two.....

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\BagMRU

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\Bags
 

Answer:Xp refuses to remember control panel settings

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As stated in the object everytime Windows gets loaded it always forgets somethings in my wireless LAN connection settings.

Either everything is set with automatic IP address (and I actually use TCP/IPv4 manual IP address + DHCP disabled in the DSL router) and automatic DNS addresses, or (if set on manual as it should be) something is randomly missing (i.e. the Gateway, the DNS address, etc., etc.).

When rebooting I don't have the feeling that a task is force-closed or that something crashed so there should be no accidental loss of data (?).

Oh and I use Kaspersky Pure v2.x + Webroot Spy Sweeper (this one with LAN control disabled).

What on Earth is going on here?

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit does not remember my wireless settings

Did your wifi come with it's own software pack?
The easiest fix might be to give it control instead of windows.

barring that you could completely destroy the current wifi network and try creating a new one to see if that solved your problem (name the new connection differently than the old)
Wireless Network - Remove

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When I first started using Windows 10 I had to reset my screen settings (I use a laptop plugged into a flat screen tv). Whenever I turn off my computer and turn it on later the operating system "forgets" that I had set my video output to the monitor only, and that I had changed my display size to 150%. Is there a way to ensure that the OS remembers my previous settings and applies them at each new start-up?

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When I enter choices in checkboxes in Windows XP SP1, Windows doesn't remember my choices. This problem ranges from checking a currency translation box in MS Money, to setting up Norton's Recyle Bin, to some of my Microsoft Trackball Explorer configuration. When I click Apply/OK, all seems okay, but when I re-open the menu, things have reverted to their original setting. I'm wondering whether this has something to do with administrative permissions. I'm the only user of my machine, but there are multiple "documents & settings," using different forms of my name, all users, etc. I would like to remove some of them, but am afraid I'll not be able to re-boot.

My devout thanks to anyone who can help.

Al
 

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Hi there,

my windows explorer (WE) does not remember view settings of the last desktop/folder arrangement. 2 examples:
1) i arrange items all around my desktop and then log out from an account. then i log in again and all the icons are back to left-hand side of the desktop.
2) i open a folder with pictures and set view setting to "thumbnails" (at the moment default is "details"). then i leave this folder and re-enter it, and the view is back to default, i.e. "details"

this happens only on a user account and not on an admin account, admin account runs fine.

WE started to behave like this a week ago when my machine got infected with a rootkit trojan (zeroaccess.ch). one of infected files was explorer.exe. my avg listed (among others) such infections:
- explorer.exe(2940)
- explorer.exe(2940):\memory_03610000
- explorer.exe(2940) :\memory_014f0000

i was operating on a user account then on and it sneaked through my av. now, with kestrel13!'s help on your malware forum (big thanks), i have already gone through a process of getting rid of this rootkit trojan and couple of lesser viruses. however, this problem with explorer lingers.

please help me to get back on terms with my explorer.
 

Answer:Windows explorer doesn't remember settings

It would be a lot quicker to create a new user account and just transfer files to the new account, than to repair the damage that ZA caused to the profile.
 

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My computer has A7S8X-MX ASUS motherboard; AMD Athelon 2200 processor;
Windows XP Pro OS. When I have to reboot my computer for any reason, my personal settings for my user account is wiped out and I have to redo my wallpaper some desktop icons and my screensavers. I also loose documents that I recently put into my documents folders. HELP!!!!!!! Is there a solution to my problem
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Answer:failure to remember personal settings on reboot.

If you have admin priveleges save your docs then delete your personal (the one having problems not the admin) account then recreate it. That might correct it.
 

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Hey all. Little annoying problem that one of my users is having that I haven't been able to pin down on other sites.

We recently purchased some new machines, which are loaded with XP Pro and to which we loaded our archaic Word 97 SR-2. Word 97 simply will not remember the setting you set for which printer tray labels should be printed to. It should be set to "manual feed" which it DID remember under the old Win 98 machine, but every time you restart Word it resets that value back to Automatic Selection which is a pain in the butt to change every time. I've done a clean reinstall on the machine and I still get the same problem...microsoft has some info on a related tray selection problem but says that it should have been fixed with SR-2, but obviously its not.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Word 97 doesn't remember label settings

You didn't mention which printer driver you use. Some are sophisticated enough that you can also set your tray options with the printer settings. It may be a long shot, but take a look...

Good luck
 

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I installed Zone Alarm yesterday and it has been working great except when I restart my computer it doesn't remember any of the settings-is this normal? I looked everywhere for a "save my settings" checkbox and can find nothing. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for your time, Jefftexas
 

Answer:Zone Alarm wont remember settings?

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