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Configure Trackpoint Right button

Question: Configure Trackpoint Right button

Does anybody know of any third party programs to allow you to custom configure the Trackpoint right button? I would love to change it from a right click to a "Browser Back" button to allow for easy web surfing. Wouldn't it be awesome if you could hit that without moving your hands off the keyboard to go back one page in your web browser?





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On my L420, i had it set so i can move the mouse with my thumb and scroll with my index finger with the center trackpoint button.
 
However, the Ultranav options are different for the W541, so, (as far as i can tell) i can't find the option to replicate this.
 
See screenshots of my configuration.
 
Basically, i want my center trackpoint button to be always in "scroll" mode, without the need to press the middle button and scroll like on the L420.
 
L420 config:
 
Link to picture/image
 
 
My config:
http://imgur.com/a/vm5GU
 
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Answer:Missing Feature: Use W541 Trackpoint Centre Button ONLY for scrolling without pressing middle button

Anyone come across the same issue?

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  I've got an R61i model on Vista. The little red, 'mouse' button was disabled in order to use a traditional mouse, but now I want it back to the trackpoint. How do I do that- step-by-step?? Thank you













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Answer:How do I (re)-enable the trackpoint button?

Hi and welcome to the forum!Click Start, then type in "mouse" in the empty "search programs and files" field, click it, in the opened window select UltraNav, then check "Enable Trackpoint", thereafter "Apply".If it was disabled from the BIOS, then immediately press F1 when your thinkpad turns on, go to Config -> Mouse/Keyboard -> Trackpoint -> change disabled to automatic.Hope this helps.





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I just got my new X1, but found immediately that the buttons associated with trackpoint doesn't work. Actually only the left and middle buttons don't work, the right button works, so I guess it's not likely to be a software problem. Anyone has similar problem as this?

Answer:X1 trackpoint button problem

nope, you should have warranty still, just call up support and they should be able to help you, i.e. either to send you a keyboard for self replacement or send you off to the depot.

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I don't know if I'm just being overly critical now or what, but I've started noticing more and more that my left TrackPoint button is loose - much looser than the right one.  I can feel it sort of rubbing against something when I press it (because it can move around) and it's just annoying.  The right button doesn't have that problem, but obviously I use the left one a lot more. Is this possible to fix myself if I open up the casing?  Has anyone else experienced this? 

Answer:Loose TrackPoint button?

Bad keyboard perhaps? If I were you I'd ask lenovo for a keyboard replacement. 





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Hi All, I am very upset as my new x61's TrackPoint and Touchpad Button are not working at all... This is my first Thinkpad Notebook. I really have no idea why is that? I have downloaded and installed the driver for Trackpoint and system reboots. And i update the drive from device manager. But the problem still existed.... I am so disappointed... Is there anyone have the same problem? Or can someone give me some help on this!??? By the way, i am using vista business version of OS.... Thanks J.

Answer:TrackPoint and touchpad button are not working, HELP~~~

Wowzer J, that sounds frustrating. It is odd if you have a brand new X61 that the TrackPoint is not working. Did you just buy it from Lenovo? What exactly do you mean by "not working at all"? Even if the Lenovo drivers are not working, Vista includes drivers which will enable you to use the TrackPoint. One of the tricky things abou the Lenovo software downloads is that many of them require you to download, double click the downloaded software to extract it, then navigate to the extracted software folder to run the setup.exe to install it. The TrackPoint drivers first extract to C:\DRIVERS\WIN\TRACKPT.V32. You have to go there to run setup.exe. I'm also assuming that you really have an X61 and mis-spoke when you mentioned Touchpad. The X61 does not have a touchpad.

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The middle button (one for scrolling) for the trackpoint use makes annoying sound a bit like removing a sticky tape when the button is released. Is this a design flaw or a thing only with this one computer? Does anyone know what causes this? The model is Edge 11.

Answer:Strange sound in trackpoint button

hey won1,there shouldn't be any weird noise, try using this manual to open your Edge 11 and clean the trackpoint button.http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/75y6925_01.pdfIf you're not confident to do so, give a call to our support team for assistance.+358-800-1-42608AM - 5PM | Monday - Friday





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Does anyone have an idea what would be involved to mod a new ThinkPad (clickpad) to have physical buttons for the trackpoint? I have a T440s, but I think the situation would be more or less the same for every other model.Here's what's really broken with the new concept in my point of view:- Can only click one button at a time. Clicking left button while holding right button? Just not going to happen- The trackpad cannot recognize the location of the click. It simply can't distinguish whether I click on the left side, the middle or on the right side. How this was not recognized as a deal breaker is beyond me. So, I have a T23, a T61 and a T410s. Is there any way how I could put the trackpoint buttons or the combined module of trackpad / trackpoint buttons into my T440s? I'm not asking for an officially sanctioned method of course, I just want to know about compatibility and caveats. I assume some cutting would be involved too, since physical dimensions don't match. This thread is intended more for brainstorming than definite answers, has anoyne considered such a mod yet?

Answer:Clickpad models: Trackpoint button mod possible?

I'm currently thinking of a way to disassemble a USB mouse with three buttons and then attach them on the side or something.  Unfortunately, that will be in a very inconvenient place and take up a USB slot, but I suspect it will still be better than using the atrocious touch pad.  This thing is going to be the death of me

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Hello everyone,
 
I have an issue with the left mouse button of the TrackPoint. Whenever I hold the button for a while it keeps locked for about a second after releasing it. This is very annoying especially when selecting text in a document? it keeps on selecting even though the mouse button was already released.
 
Double-clicks and everything else works fine. Also when using the mouse button of the pad instead of the mouse button of the joystick everything seems to work.
 
Any idea how to solve the issue with the locking button? Thanks in advance for all your replies!
 
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Answer:X201 Win 8.1 Locking TrackPoint Button

Hi jumeirah, welcome to the forums,
 
exactly which X series ThinkPad are you experiencing this problem with?  It may also help to post which operating system you have installed along with installed driver and, if applicable, ultranav software versions are installed.

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My left button, both on the trackpoint and touchpad does not respond. I've been forced to use a USB wired mouse to get the left click to work.I did try an MS wireless mouse in the USB port, that doesn't work either.





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Answer:Left button, trackpoint and touchpad

I find it difficult to believe not one reply, nada, zip, nothing. I would expect at least one reply to my question from Lenovo. Difficult working without the left tracking button not working and the left touchpad button not working button. Neither of which works. Do I need factory service or what?  





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My W530 seems to have developed a creaky middle trackpad button. Just pushing down on it in most places in a normal way now produces a pretty audible creaky sound. Does anyone know any fixes for making it, well, creak less? Thanks!

Answer:Creaky middle trackpoint button. Any known fix?

I also have this issue with the right side of my finger pad where my right palm rests and the bottom right corner of my keyboard. There is a very noticeble creek when any slight pressure is applied. It was fine when I bought it new and now there is this annoying creek noise where my right hand rests. Can anyone shed some light on mine and ctenorman's issues with this creek noise?

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Hi, my x120e's right TrackPoint button seems to be not working right, as I have to depress very hard in a certain way in order to do any right-clicking. I'm wondering if this is a hardware problem or maybe the little rubbery nib underneath the button itself? -Alan

Answer:x120e TrackPoint Right button issue

hey Anima42,it is hard to ascertain if what you're facing is hardware or something else.could you uninstall the UltraNav and then see if the right-button works ? If it does, reinstall UltraNav and test again.if this does not resolve, i suggest getting in contact with the tech support crew for their opinion via : http://www.lenovo.com/contact/us/en/





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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 am not a fan of the new "clickpad", I'm a long time ThinkPad user so my pointing device of choice is the Trackpoint (eraser).  I've set the control panel on this for "Trackpoint Only", and at least the virtual buttons are useable now.  HOWEVER... the "middle button" seems to be stuck in only the "scroll" mode.  The latest control panel doesn't seem to have an option to set it as "normal middle button" - it is just doing this scrolling thing.  I would like to set the middle click action to a regular "middle click", not scrolling.  Anyone know if there is a registry key or some other way to do this, and not the scrolling thing? Thanks!

Answer:Yoga S1 Trackpoint Middle Button

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Hey,I was wondering what I would need to do to fix the trackpad mouse button on my computer. Here is my situation:I own a thinkpad z60m and recently the trackpad left mouse button (from the bottom set under the pad) was not going up. I figured it was a button like the keyboard ones so I tried to gently pry it off, clean it and push it back in. However, it didn't snap back in and so the button is now no longer functional.Is there anyway I can replace the part or fix what I already have? Any and all advice would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Replace Trackpoint mouse button

Well I just removed the keyboard of my thinkpad today and I'm pretty shure you can replace the whole keyboard. Or at least getting the keyboard out might enable you to better fix the button. Have you tried that?

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I updated the Ulranav driver and now the middle buttn on the trackpoint stopped performing the scroll function. I have tried manipulating settings to no avail. Any solution? Thanks everyone.

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Hello, Has anyone noticed that the X220 trackpoint buttons have substantially less travel than the X201's? I find my thumb starts to hurt after half an hour of using the X220, wheras I could use my X201 all day without a problem. It's gotten so bad that i've decided to keep the X201 and sell the X220 (w/ 128GB SSD, IPS screen, message if interested ;D).  Sometimes using a mouse is not possible, and the health of my thumb is important.  Are there differences in the travel/resistance of the button between any of the keyboard FRUs?

Answer:Trackpoint BUTTON differences between the X220 and X201

i have not notice this with my X220 and X200/X201t keyboard. I do find this is a problem with my X1 keyboard.

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Hey folks, The middle button for trackpoint doesn't work. All drivers are up to date. Middle button is enabled for scrolling, not clicking. Middle button works when switched over for clicking. It just randomly stopped working last week, but it works when I switch it over to clicking in the settings tool. Any ideas? Thanks

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I usually use the trackpoint(red button on keyboard, I think it's called the trackpoint) to move the cursor, and use the buttons below it to click. When I first got the computer (An R60), the middle button below the spacebar was a great way to scroll, but then one day it stopped working. Whenever I would push the middle button, the trackpoint would freeze and only scroll (The buttons on either side of it still worked though.). The only way I could move the cursor was by the touchpad or by turning the computer off and starting it back up. I tried going into the mouse settings and fixing this, double-clicking the middle button when it froze to see if it would stop, but nothing worked. I finally gave up on it, but I thought I might ask here to see if anybody can help me. Does anyone have a solution to this? 

Answer:Middle Trackpoint button freezing the cursor

Does no one no how to fix this?

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I guess I need to stop installing drivers...  I unstalled the latest Synaptics UltraNav drivers for my X1 yoga today as advertised by System Update (Thinkvantage and companion).  Now it's super-finicky, difficult to scroll on the trackpad, but even worse I can't set the middle button on the trackpoint to scroll anymore!  It just resets to "middle-click" in Lenovo Settings.  I'm a bit beside myself because now I have a yoga that does not yoga (touchscreen does not work after updates) and now I can't even consistantly scroll  I tried to uninstall it as per the readme that came with the update but that does not even work, complaining that a dll file is not a valid windows application.

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This T61 was driving everyone crazy with extremely long  boot times, but has been restored to it's original Vista installation, after which it worked extremely well for a short time. Then the Fn key utilities began to die, usually after a System Update session. I've read numerous posts about restoring these utilities which indicate that there is a critical load order of the drivers.  It seems that you can download and install all of the proper drivers but if you don't do them in the right order they still won't work.  Peachy. Now my Trackpoint scroll button has fallen victim to the latest System Update session (more fool I).  This has finally pushed me over the edge as it was one of the features I liked most about the machine. I'm fed up with spending hours on trial and error downloads and installs and need to get some work done.  I'm looking for a "Start Over" procedure that would just clear the whole darn  bunch of  Lenovo drivers and utilities out and reload the whole thing in whatever order is necessary.  Failing that, the plan is to do a custom install of  W7-64 (required anyway for future versions of Adobe Production Premium video suite). Any ideas?

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hello,  I was wondering if anyone know how to fix this little (annoying) problem I have with the T61.Basically, I use the trackpoint more than the touchpad and therefore I use the two trackpoint buttons right below the space bar. My problem is, the left trackpoint button makes this *click* sound every time I press on it.  The right button is perfect and is extremely quiet, but the left button sounds like plastic is snapping every time I press on it.  its almost like the button is caught against something and makes the click/snap noise when you press on it. any suggestions? its really annoying to have such a quiet keyboard and laptop, only to have it ruined by this loud snap/click. thanks!

Answer:snap noise from trackpoint left button

Hello, Have you checked with Lenovo support?  Perhaps the keyboard is defective and needs to be replaced. Regards, Aryeh Goretsky 

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Got a T440s Touch. Trackpad looks fine but the left side is slightly tilted compared to the right. Clicking the buttons at the bottom work and the right TrackPoint button at the top of the tochpad works, as does the centre scroll button, but the left one doesn't. The left button doesn't seem to click - can this be fixed easily? Have tried playing around with drivers, blowing compressed air into the trackpad, updating BIOS, enabling/disabling TrackPoint in the BIOS but all to no avail. Any ideas? If the worst comes to the worst I have an L540 - can I swap the trackpads over?

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I am used to using external mouse with left hand, but using Trackpoint with right hand. However, in the UltraNav utility, when I swap the left/right button for external mouse, the Trackpoint is also affected by this swapping. What I want is external mouse for Left hand and Trancpoint for right hand. Howeve I can't set that for Trackpoint specifically. Can anybody help me on this? So many thanks!

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When using a wheel mouse with SketchUp, pressing the wheel allows to orbit the drawing. But when I use the trackpoint, pressing the middle button zooms in/out. How can I change the behavior to be like a wheel mouse? I tried changing TP4table.dat, adding the line *,*,SketchUp.exe,*,*,*,WheelStd,0,9 in the 'Pass 0 rules' section, and restarting SynTPEnh, but this didn't cause a change. I also have a ThinkPad USB keyboard with trackpoint. The driver files seem to be under "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint", but I can't find TP4table.dat there, so what is the solution for this?

Answer:TrackPoint Middle button behavior for SketchUp

Do you mean you want to trigger a middle button click (mouse3)?You should try killing all three of the SynTP*.exe's, then restarting SynTPEnh.Which ThinkPad do you have?

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Does anyone know what is the difference between "Traditional" and "Standard" in the synaptics TrackPoint middle button setting??? Thanks for the answer in advance!

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I have upgraded my old T410i with some extra RAM and an SSD. The system works great and fast. There is one problem. I have noticed that although my trackpoint and right and middle button (above trackpad) work like the should the left button (above trackpad) doesn't. I thought this has to work like the left mouse button or the left button under the trackpad but it doesn't. I have the latest bios version 1.45 installed and the latest drivers. I have also tried to detach the keyboard and attached it again. After that I tried to disable the trackpoint in the bios and enable it again. This doesn't help either. Maybe it is a defective key because all the other functions and keys do work. Is there something overlook? 

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I soley use trackpoint and turn off the lower touchpad part.The problem for me is that when I intend to press the left button, my habitactually makes me press the left edge of the middle button part. To me, the middle button part is too big and l'd like to change it.Is is possible to do that by editing the registry or hidden setting ofthe synaptics driver?  

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Anyone know how to totally disable the center button of the trackpad when using the trackpoint on an x-240.  The center button is driving me crazy as I am right handed and you have to really reach to the left to hit the left button with your right hand.  I am desperate. Thanks

Answer:totally disabling the center button on the x-240 trackpad when using the trackpoint-HELP

Hi,
 
I?ve replied to a similar query in your previous thread. Please let me know the happenings!
 
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In a rushed situation, when removing the laptop keyboard to clean, I pulled off the middle button above the trackpad, in doing so breaking it. My question is simple. Is it possible to buy a replacement of just that button or would I need to buy a new keyboard/get it serviced.













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Answer:E320 trackpoint scroll button broken. Is it at all possible to get a replacement?

how did you break the trackpoint button? There is a piece you can break off under the red cap, which you can put back.Lenovo don't sell the scroll button separately (unless you are talking about the red cap).

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The middle trackpoint button of my keyboard stopped to work (it has to be pressed very hard). I took picture of it showing what exactly was broken.   Notice that the black plastic part got separated from the base metal plate causing the middle button stopped to work.I just want to share it because it might be a quality issue. I contacted local Lenovo service and got a new keyboard replacement. Unfortunately it is different (compatible) part number. The new keyboard 45N2219 has much more soft feel than the old one 45N2149 





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Question:I have a T42 ThinkPad and the vertical scrolling with TrackPoint's middle button won't work on MS Word and therefore not in my email either. Big pain in butt as I'm so used to using it. Are there any patches that fix that? Any ideas on why it won't work?

Answer:vertical scrolling with TrackPoint's middle button won't work on MS Word

Also, I'm using Windows XP

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I have a ThinkPad 13. I installed the latest Elan drivers (version: 11.21.8.2; dated: November 17, 2016)
 
Is there a way to disable horizontal scroll when using middle-button + TrackPoint? This post describes similar behavior and fix for another model: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/ThinkPad-Can-I-disable-TrackPoint-from-s....
 
I see a settings file: C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDSetup.ini, but there are a ton of settings in there. Some screen shots...
 
I want to disable this:

 
 
 
 
 
And default to this:
 

 
 
 
 
 
Control Panel does not have options for this setting:

 
 
 
Thanks!
 
 

Answer:ThinkPad 13: TrackPoint - Disable horizontal middle-button scroll

I am going to bring this one back from the dead. I have a Yoga 260 and have this same issue. I would prefer to disable horizontal scrolling with the TrackPoint, but if I have to will disable it for the entire OS.

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At my normal pc, i use the middle muse button (pressing down the wheel) as a double click button. so i just need click once to open a folder or file or something.can i change the middle button of the trackpoint to a "normal middle mouse button", so i can remap it to "double click" ? thanks.

Answer:E325 - remapping the TrackPoint middle button to "double click" ?

Hit Fn+F8, Manage Settings UltraNav tab, Trackpoint settings, and choose Neither under "Choose Scrolling or Magnifying Glass Function".

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I have a brand new T510, coming from a T61p. Everything is GREAT but ONE thing... Occasionally when I am using the trackpointer (which I do often) the left click button will lose the click that it has, let me try and explain... I click down to grab a window and drag it, start dragging, suddenly without depressing the button at all, it just drops the window, and then the click kicks back on a split second later either grabbing something else or clicking something else giving it the focus. I can replicated it occasionally and opened paint, started drawing a long curvy line without unclicking the button and the line ends up with breaks in it! Has anyone had this issue? It is VERY irritating...

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I found that I can not move the mouse cursor using the trackpoint when I have the middle mouse button pressed down. This is quite annoying in situations (i.e. playing Diablo 3 with forced move). Is this a hardware limitation? Running Windows 7 x64.













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Answer:X220T Middle mouse button BLOCKS the trackpoint interrupts?

The middle button is set to scrolling by default. You'll probably need to set it to act as a normal middle mouse button from the windows control panel.

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Trackpoint + dragging is still not working with the Ultranav middle button as of 16.2.19.2 driver. It's an extremely important function for any 3D graphics program. With the Lenovo driver it's not possible to use the middle button + trackpoint to navigate in these programs! Lenovo, please fix this bug. It's working perfectly if I install the latest Synaptics driver. It's only happening with Lenovo's driver. Using Synaptics driver is not an option, because it has no guard against keyboard typing + touchpad accidental clicking. Test:Testing is very easy.1. Set your middle button behaviour to "None".2. Above an empty area of your desktop, click the middle button + try to move the mouse pointer with your trackpoint. The pointer isn't moving! It's the same thing what happens in any 3D graphics program! You cannot navigate your camera, unless you use an external mouse! Fix:Please fix it. Just don't stop the trackpoint pointer when someone clicks the middle button in "None" settings. System: Using a W520 for the reference.   

Answer:Trackpoint + middle button dragging still not working in Ultranav 16.2.19.2 driver

I am not a professional CAD user, but I too want to be able to use the middle button as if it were a normal mouse. There is a lot of software that utilize the middle mouse button and can't handle the silly scroll feature. Did you find a work around? You mentioned something about Synaptics.

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My friend has a problem with her WMP 12 settings. In Windows Media Player 12, when she goes to options - network, the configure button for proxy settings is faded, and can not be clicked on. Is this because of a .dll file being unregistered? If so,how do I fix it? I can find info on WMP 9-11 but nothing on WMP 12. I assume it is because WMP 12 is so new. Can anyone provide a link for me that explains how to correct this problem, please! Or 1-2-3 type instructions?
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I have hp F4180 All-in-One.

When I used XP, when I wanted to scan some photo, all I had to do is just to press the scan button on scanner.

Now, when I press it, power button blinks.

Is there any way to set it, when it is pressed, to immediatelly scan?

Or, is there some program to regulate this?

I found some options, to set what to happen when the button is pressed, but can only select to run ABBYY reader.

Help me

Answer:How to configure scan button?

hi and welcome to the forum go here and you can download the manual which should give you what you need http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/m...77566&lang=en&

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I just got a T500 to replace my dead R51. One of the things I really liked about my old Thinkpad was that I could use the middle trackpoint button as a third mouse button, which is great for opening links in new tabs in Firefox or copy/pasting in console windows. However as far as I can tell the only options in the mouse configuration are "Scroll", "Zoom", and "Neither", and neither just disables the button entirely. I should mention I'm using Windows Vista. Does anybody know how to fix this?

Answer:Using middle trackpoint button as a middle mouse button?

Nothing?

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I have a new X300 with a clean install of Windows XP (SP3) and all of the latest drivers from the Lenovo website.  Whenever I click any of the three TrackPoint buttons, the TrackPad is not able move the mouse cursor for about 2 seconds.  During this time, I can still move the cursor with the TrackPoint.  I did not experience this behavior with my previous laptop, which was a ThinkPad T42 running Windows XP (SP2).Thanks for any suggestions!

Answer:X300: TrackPad will not move mouse cursor for several seconds after clicking any TrackPoint button

Could anybody running Windows XP on an X300 please at least confirm or deny that they see similar behavior?Thanks!

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At certain relatively slow speeds the scrolling jumps huge leaps regularly (probably after evey page or so). It's very bad with Chrome and Windows explorer, not so bad but noticeable in Thunderbird. I have set the scrolling to 1 line. My Synaptics drivers are the newest 10/04/2015. Also the treshold to start scrolling with middle button and trackpoint is very high - can't be that hard to make it smooth, so you could scroll very slowly? Please fix this soon... it's impossible to live with.













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Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad W550s middle button & trackpoint scrolling doesn't work properly

You're not alone:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/T450s-scrolling-issues/td-p/2058728

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After reinstalling the driver and updating the BIOS, I still have this problem: When I go into the Synaptics Clickpad settings, I want to set the click actions as follows: 1 finger left click, corner tap right click, and 3 finger middle click. The Configure buttons next to each option are grayed out, but I can still choose these from the dropdown menus. But when I click Apply and Ok, 3 finger tap brings up Start instead of middle click, and when I tap the corners nothing happens. So I changed 2 finger tap to be middle click instead of right click, and after I did that, it still interpreted 2 fingers as right click.  I tried to make 3 fingers the Back button, and it still gave me the Start menu. I tried looking in the registry, but I don't know what the values mean to change them.

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i have a trackball explorer 1.0
i just installed some windows updates which included a mouse update.
since then i cannot find the buttons tab in the mouse settings folder to configure the four buttons i regularly use.
i have tried unplugging to cable into all the ports with no joy.
i use paste and a windows close function for keys 3 and 4, but now they won't work.
please help as this is starting to p* me off thanks

Answer:trackball explorer button configure problem

System restore didn't help
roll back function isn't highlighted

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Y500 with 1TB regular disk and 16GB mSata SSD. Win7 is installed to the 1TB. I installed Intel Rapid Storage Technology. When I launch it, should I see an "Accelerate" button at the top to use to enabled my SSD for caching? Because if so, it's missing that button, I just have the other four. I also read I may need to configure a RAID in the bios, but the BIOS on this laptop has very few options, not of which appeared to be BIOS related. Any chance someone could advise on how I set up the SSD cache? Thanks in advance...

Answer:Y500 - How do I configure SSD cache? No Accelerate button in RST GUI

hi skoehler122,
 
If you're referring to the Intel Smart Response Technology caching feature of the IntelŪ Rapid Storage Technology (IntelŪ RST) as discussed here and here, this Y500 has a BIOS (that is possibly modified) that allows the Intel Smart Response Technology feature to be pre-installed on the system.
 
To test if the SSD is caching data, you can use Passmark and run a performance test on the disk.
 
Here's a screenshot of a 500GB HDD tested with Passmark:
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Here's a screenshot of a 750GB HDD+32GB SSD tested with Passmark:
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Hope this helps.

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I'm having a problem with my network connection properties window in XP. The net connection and wireless adapter (TP-LINK 802.11ac Network Adapter) work fine. When I right click on the network connection icon and select "Properties", I can see the adapter listed, but when i click the "Configure" button, the properties window just exits instead of allowing me to adjust the properties of the wireless adapter. It did work before and now it doesn't. I can still go into device manager and change the adapter settings there, just not from the network connection properties window. I'm guessing it something registry related, but not sure. Any ideas?Thanks!

Answer:Configure button for network adapter stopped working

Long shot that sometimes fixes oddities:Go to "Device Manager > Your Network Adapter", right click it and select Uninstall.If by any chance it asks if you want to remove Software then DON'T LET IT (probably doesn't say that in XP). Ignore other warnings. Restart computer. This procedures has simply unhooked the driver, so it will then see your adapter as new hardware and setup the software again. It might happen to get it right this time.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Hey all, sorry if this has been answered. If it has I haven't seen it. Is there a way to set the BIOS to only bot via a successful fingerprint swipe? this seems like such a better way of doing things. I am interested in security, but only so interested that i can swipe a reader instead of hitting a button; putting in a password every time and that is way too much effort for me. But when I swipe an unregistered finger, the computer stays off. When I swipe a registered finger, it turns on. Thats awesome. Now how can I make it so I ONLY can turn it on that way instead of just pressing the power button?













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Answer:how to configure X220 to ignore power button and only boot via fingerprint reader?

welcome to the forum!
 
short of physically modifying your keyboard, it's not possible.   if for some reason the FPR were to fail or fail to read a configured finger then there would be no way to turn the system on.
 
the system is no more or less secure with an enabled or disabled power button.   anyone who really wants your data and actually knows what they're doing doesn't need a working power button to get it.

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For a while now, I have wondered why the virtual buttons shown in the utility http://imgur.com/Lljj1Z7 don?t function as advertised. According to the utility, I should get a left click if I depress the left are of the touchpad, a middle click if I push on the bumps, and a right click if I depress the right half of the touchpad. In my experience, I get a left click regardless of where I depress the touchpad. The only exception is when I depress the bumps in the top middle of the touchpad?when I do that, the mouse enters some weird scrolly mode where I scan scroll stuff with the trackpoint. It definitely does not emit a middle click. But, more importantly, I cannot figure out how to get trackpoint mode to emit a right click. How do I get trackpoint classic mode to work? Is there a way to downgrade the drive or use a non-lenovo branded driver to get it to behave properly? Right now, I?m relying on an external mouse just to middle click and right click. I?m using Windows 10 b10240 and, as in the post?s title, my trackpoint driver is the latest listed on Lenovo?s support site (which I think WU actually installed for me)?19.0.12.61. Why don?t the virtual buttons work and are there any other workarounds that don?t involve using a mode other than Trackpoint Classic?













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Answer:T540p unable to right-click with virtual buttons in trackpoint or trackpoint classic mode 19.0.12.61

Seems to have partially fixed iteslf since Windows Update (WU) installed 19.0.16. Now the right half of my touchpad performs a right click when in TrackPad Classic mode. However, the supposed ?middle click? zone still does a weird scrolly mode instead of sending a middle click. Guess I still have to use an external mouse to accomplish a middle click when using Classic TrackPoint mode, but at least the situtaion is better than when I couldn?t right click with this mode.

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Hi, I got an S230u Twist last autumn and have been really happy with it. At the time, I ordered a set of replacement rubber TrackPoint caps. When I replaced the original cap the other day, I realised that the replacement ones are about 0.5mm shorter than the original one, with the result that the H and G keys get caught on the edge of the cap; you have to hit them quite hard to get them to work. I compared all the new caps from the packet against the original one, and sure enough; they're all a little too short. They fit, but it's annoying to have to go back and make sure all my ""G"s and "H"s typed correctly.  Has anyone else had the same problem? Lenovo, could this just have been a bad batch, and if so can I return the unused ones for a replacement set that is the correct height? 

Answer:S230u - replacement trackpoint TrackPoint caps are too short

If you bought them from Lenovo I'd just try and return them. If not dispute on eBay/PayPal/Credit Card. But never use poor quality TrackPoint Caps. Remember if a computer is running efficiently so is the person behind it generally. 





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Hi, I wonder whether there is a way to enable press-to-click for the trackpoint on the new x1? In the respective settings there is no such options and I searched everywhere, somebody found it? Next question: In order to avoid the annoying noise of the clickpad everytime you press it, I would like to use the tap function of the touchpad while using the trackpoint to move the cursor. Unfortunately, tapping on the pad seems to be disabled during use of trackpoint - any smart hack to get this workig? Thanks to all,J

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L4550-S5976 running under Windows 7. When I start it up (and if I catch it at the right time), the touchpad buttons work fine for a few minutes. After the machine completely boots, the touchpad button problems start - the left button performs as the right button and the right button does nothing.

On a lark, I plugged in a USB mouse and rebooted. When I do that, the mouse works fine AND the touchpad buttons work properly. Carrying around a mouse isn't always convenient so I'd like to have the machine work as expected.

I tried updating the touchpad drivers - that did not fix the problem. I even reinstalled Windows 7 on the machine - that did not fix the problem either.

Any ideas what I could do next to fix this problem?

Thanks, Brian
 

Answer:Touchpad Left button does Right Button actions and Right Button does nothing

try in safe mode, that may work. if it does, remove programs that run on startup one by one until you find the one causing the issue
 

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My operating system is windows 10 Pro.
After updating the bios my built in speaker and touch-pad three button not working. Can anyone give me suggestion that how to overcome this problem. 

Answer:Latitude 6430u Build in speaker not working and touch-pad button not working right button and bottom two button

Hello. Try re-installing the IDT audio driver.
Win10 is not supported by Dell on the Latitude 6430u so install the IDT 1.0.6491.0 driver using compatibility mode.
1. Download and save the audio driver to your desktop or any convenient location on the hard drive.  [There are two "formats" on the driver's page. Scroll down to the 2nd one, named "Hard Drive" format, and download that one, not the 1st one named "Windows Update Package".]2. Double click on the new folder to extract (unzip) the driver files.3. The extractor wizard will create a new folder for the driver files. It will be at "c:\dell\drivers\xxxxxx". Write down the exact location that the wizard creates. 4. If the driver begins to install automatically, halt (cancel) the installation.5. Browse to the driver files on the hard drive (the location you wrote down).6. Find the "setup.exe" file.7. Right click on setup.exe to open the context menu.8. Select the Properties.9. Select the Compatibility tab.10. Check the box "run this program in compatibility mode for"... Win7.
If the speakers still do not work, test them with the ePSA or the PSA audio test.
If the speakers pass the test and still do not work, try an earlier version of the BIOS. You can get links to all 11 versions of the BIOS here.  That page also has all the touchpad drivers.
If doing that does not work, perform a system recovery and return the laptop to the operating system that was ... Read more

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Hi all, Im using X301. Previously it was shipped with the Vista Business. I was entitled for free upgrade to Win7 since the thinkpad was bought after 25th of June 09. The problem started after I successfully upgraded my Vista to Win7 Pro. My Mute/Unmute button was consistently in amber colour (signal for disabled). the volume button also is not working anymore. On the system side, everything was fine. the drivers is working properly.. the windows also is showing the volume is in a good shape. Unfortunately the button on the thinkpad is always on the disabled mode. Ive been searching for a related drivers that i could download and solve the issue. but till now all the softwares and drivers downloaded from lenovo could not solve my problem. any suggestion or comment is highly appreciated. thanks a million

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Hi,
I have Windows 7 with the classic theme.
I want to change/remove the text "Start" from Menu Start Button (that in left down corner of the screen).
I know how to change it (with ResHacker) in Windows XP but unfortunatelly this way is not possible for Windows 7.
Maybe someone could help me please.
Best Regards
vtold

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After roll back from win 10, option button on touch keyboard froze - no action happens when I click - so I cannot change keyboard language.
Please, help me to fix touch keyboard.
Excuse me for my english.

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Please help me to change that setting to volume up button

Answer:My Nokia Lumia 520 power button is broken and how can I change the off setting to volume up button?

If I understand you right you wan't that you can lock / unlock / power on / off your pone with your volume rocker? AFAIK that's not possible under windows phone. If you still have warranty you should bring it to your vendor for a repair.

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Update: Found the fix was already posted to the forum.  Just had to re-install Natural Touch.  Thanks!  Hello, I lost functionality of the Natural Touch button (the top button above the manual screen rotation button) on the left side of the screen.  I would like to get that button working again. I'm not sure when this happened as I only pressed the button when I initially bought the unit.  However, I think it may have happened after I upgraded from Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Professional. Thanks for your help!

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HI: As with many people, the LCD hinge on my Y510 broke. After repacing the broken hinge, we found that the laptop would only boot using the NOVO key and not the power button.  (The power button light is on when the unit is booted - it just doesn't work.) As well, if we put the laptop to sleep, nothing happens when you press the power button or the NOVO button. The only thing that we can do is unplug the laptop, pull out the battery and reboot. I took it to a reputable repair place and they could see no damage to any wires in terms of the LCD hinges being replaced. Hibernation seems to work fine - but it takes longer to shut down/boot up than shutting down and cold booting in VISTA. Because Windows VISTA is so slow at booting up, it is such a pain to have to power down all the time. Anyone have any ideas as to what might be going on? (I've considered doing a restore to see if it's software related  - but it seems to be a hardware issue.) Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to offer. Dave

Answer:Y510 starts only with NOVO button & not power button & does not wake up from sleep

hey snsd,with regards to this, i suggest bringing your machine to an authorized Lenovo service center. give a call to our support crew to find the nearest one at your vicinity.http://bit.ly/LNVsuppNum





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Hello again!

I need to customize either a keyboard or joypad button, to fire the "F6" key both when pressing down a button AND when depressing it.

I'll explain: I'm working on the setting and instrumentations of a research, and I need to keep things as easy as possible to manipulate. Here is a program's command which is a toggle: I need to press F6 both when I want the function to start, and it to end. Since you can't see the screen when pressing it, customizing it as a hold button would prevent errors.

Thanks for any help!
 

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I have a Satellite P200. Recently the problem has arisen that my Internet button pushes itself so multiple Firefox windows start popping up at random intervals. Sometimes it's 2, sometimes it's 30. Needless to say it's quite annoying.

I found where I can customize the buttons and make the Internet button open a different program, but there doesn't seem to be an option to completely disable it. If I "Deregister" the Internet button, then it just goes back to the default function of opening an internet browser when it's pushed.

Is there a way to fully disable these keys?

Thanks!
Jason

Answer:Satellite P200 - Disabling Internet Special Button near Power Button

Hello

I have the same notebook model and disabling option is not known to me. What you can try is to remove ?Button support? utility from Value Added Package.

In Control Panel you will find option ?Programmes and Features?. Click to remove VAP. Usually it should ask you to change the installation and you can choose which part of this package can be deleted, if not remove VAP completely.

Download the latest option from Toshiba download page but when the installations starts choose Custom installation and remove check mark in front of ?Button support? utility.

So at the moment I see this as only possible solution.

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The, "Ignore Once" button has been replaced with the, "Undo Edit" button in the Spell Check dialog box in MS Office 2007. How do I get this back to the original format?

Answer:Ignore Once Button is replaced with Undo Edit Button in Spell Check.

I am also having this problem in Office 2003 in Vista. I have seen this question asked all over the internet, for office 2007 and 2003 in XP and Vista, different computers, etc. Does anyone have an answer?

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Hi Thinkpad T61 users,                                      I bought a T61with vista. I'm not comfortable woth vista and I moved to XP. I downloaded all the drivers which are required for XP before I start the process.                                        But I have 2 problems which were unsolved and I'm unable to find the right drivers for those. They are : 1. The middle button on the top of track pad. I'm a student and I require this a lot for reading the pdf's. I cannot go all the time and drag the side bar down to continue my reading. 2.  The audio drivers are not working. I tried to install from the lenovo site but, I'm unable to get successful. Please help me as my exams are nearing.  Its really urgent for me. I'm also trying to find a solution for these. please help me. Thanks & Regards,Satishdsc.  

Answer:Thinkpad T61 XP Downgrade NO AUDIO and NO SCROLL BUTTON (MIDDLE BUTTON of the 3 Above track pad)

Welcome to the forum, The latest drivers (audio, UltraNav) for the T61 can be found here. Other than that, when you say that you are not able to install the audio drivers, what error message do you get? Thank you





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Hi

In the last day the laptop has been slowing down, gradually. from being longer in start up to sluggish with getting to web pages, to be slow when i clicked for the browser to open.

In the last half day I have only been able to do anything in safe mode as after around three clicks into the browser eventually opening the system would FREEZE.

This morning I tried downloading Java and it refused so I tried running AVG however it kept repeating an error - Error 0xe0010053 and stopped.
I googled the error and came across

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic481812.html

and there was also a suggestion to get hijackthis and get a scan which would be helpful, it was generally reported in quite a few places (unrelated sites etc), to those in the know ...I got hijackthis and did a scan
I also ran a malwarebytes scan.

I ran the DDS scan as asked on this site.

Below are the DDS scan and the hijackthis scan and I have attached the Attach file

This is the DDS scan report

Run by M1 at 12:38:16 on 2013-01-20
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.2934.1891 [GMT 0:00]
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AV: AVG Internet Security 2013 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG Internet Security 2013 *Enabled/Updated* ... Read more

Answer:Laptop slowed down and now crash/freezes within a couple of button button clicks

Greetings iamthewanderer and Welcome to the Forums,

Please uninstall these:
?Torrent
uTorrentControl2 Toolbar

...and choose one or the other of these:
AVG
AVAST

...having both installed and running at the same time will most assuredly contribute to a slow performance AND freeze issues. Let us know if you notice any improvement. Thanks!

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Hello. I updated my vista 32 to win 8 pro on my laptop thinkpad sl 500 2746 AMG and the volume buttons, mute button and lenovo care button don t work. I tried to install hotkeys and atk driver and still don t work. Can somebody tell me a solution or is still too early for win 8 . Thanks. (sorry for my english. 

Answer:volume buttons , mute button and lenovo care button don t function

Still no solution?

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

Computer:

HP Pavilion dv7
Win7 Professional x64

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

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

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Can receive messages can't open them receive calls can't answer can't open the touch buttons on the screen messages and calls

Answer:Two buttons not working message button and calls button cant send or call

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Can receive messages can't open them receive calls can't answer can't open the touch buttons on the screen messages and calls can you restart your phone and try again?
Which device and OS?
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Hi,
In reference to the following posting, http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19676126:
I am not the individual who initiated this query but I did have the same issue with my Dell Inspiron 5547, where it wouldn't turn on after a power button shut down.
I followed Hema's instructions by removing the battery and charger and then holding down the power button for a few seconds, and then putting back the parts. It seemed to have done the trick... At least for now. Is this just a temporary fix?
While doing a Google search for a solution I seem to have encountered a number of people who experienced the same issue. Can you also explain why this happens with this particular Dell laptop? Is it a model flaw?
Thank you

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I have a G580 where if I press the power button to turn it on the fans stay and the owe and webcam LEDs come on, but the screen stays off. I shined a flashlight on it and theres no picture at all. No sounds either, except for when I plug in or unplug the power, then it makes the beep. That beep is disabled in the bios settings though, shouldn't be happening!If I press and hold the onekey rescue button though the screen comes on fine and give me it's menu. Select normal startup and the computer boots perfectly. If I unplug or plug in power now there is no beep, as should be the case.Can anyone tell me why this is happening and if/how this laptop can be repaired to boot normally with the power button?

Answer:G580 power button=black screen. onekey rescue button=boots fine.

hi acehawk,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try Downloading a BIOS update here see if that works.
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT073548
 
Please download and read the read me file as well for Installation procedure.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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We had a power outage earlier this week which shut down my PC. Upon restart, the 'normal' error screen that 'Windows encountered an error and didn't shutdown correctly' (Safe Mode screen) never appeared and it seemed to boot normally.

Ever since, even after a couple of normal restarts, every so often the Start button and Action center notification button lose all functionality (left mouse click does absolutely nothing/right click brings up limited menu).

I finished a 'SFC /SCANNOW' option which said that it found some corrupted files and repaired them but I'm wondering if it actually fixed the issue since I figure that a corrupt file would prevent an action all the time, not sporadic.

Anyone heard of this?

EDIT:
I forgot to mention I'm running Win 10 Pro 64-bit. I have done an upgrade and not a clean install because I have a lot of programs installed and don't want to re-install all of them. But this issue has just happened.

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i have a new carbon x1 notebook. it's a nice notebook, the keyboard is quite ok, but, the print screen button position just pisses me off is there a way to rebind it somewhere else? also, i am missing the dialogue button that uses to be on that place where lenovo has a print screen button

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Whenever I press the start menu button at the bottom left corner, the menu does not pop up so I can not use any of my apps. Same with the volume button. Whenever I press it, the horizontal rectangle volume control does not appear so I have to right click to change my volume. What can I do to fix it?

Answer:(Win 10) My start menu button and volume control button isn't working

There are many many posts here about start menu, taskbar ion problems.. feel free to search (search box above).
Extraordinarily long thread here:
Taskbar/Start button not working! - Windows 10 Forums

If your start menu fails to appear, try this:
http://www.urtech.ca/2015/05/solved-...-not-function/
But do not try option 4 - powershell command- as this has been broken and will break apps since last November.

You can check for conflicting programs by trying a clean boot.

If no joy, I suggest you just go straight for an In-place upgrade repair install.

An In-place upgrade repair install will fix many things, but not those where the settings are not changed by the procedure.

For this you need an installation medium with the same base build as you have installed.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums
This will refresh Windows, after the manner of a Windows installation.
- all/most associations will be unchanged
- all your programs will be left installed
- you will lose any custom fonts
- you will lose any customised system icons
- you may need to re-establish your Wi-Fi connection
- you will need to redo Windows updates subsequent to the build you have used for the repair install
- Windows.old will be created
- system restore will be turned off- you should turn it on again and I recommend you manually schedule a daily restore point.
- you will need to redo any language downloads including the display language if you changed that)

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I have a Y530 laptop.  It originally came with Windows Vista.  I upgraded it to Windows 7 several months ago.  Lately the laptop will not come on using the power button. I have tried all the suggested remedies -- remove the battery, remove the power cord, hold the power button down for 15 seconds, reinstall the battery, reinstall the power cord.  It still will not come on using the power button. I find that if I press the "One Key" -- the key above the power button, the laptop comes on but goes to the Recovery page.  I tried doing a recovery one time, but was presented with a screen telling me there was an error with some files during the recovery.  I can understand this since I'm sure the recovery partition was designed for Windows Vista and things do not work correctly since the computer is now running Windows 7. The next time I turned the computer on using the "One Key" -- the power button still does not work -- I skipped the recovery and had the computer reboot instead.  The computer booted into Windows 7 and worked fine. This is not the ideal situation when I want to boot the computer.  I do not want to have to go to the recovery screen and reboot from there. Is there any way to get my computer to respond to the power button again? Thank you for your help, Dan Wilkinson

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I think I have a faulty X230T, there are now only three tablet buttons and the middle does not do anything. I have installed 7wg737.exe (tablet short menu for Win7), but it does nothing. When I go into Tablet PC setting>buttons, only one button shows up and that's the screen rotation button.  Is there a way to assign the middle button to shortcut menu? Otherwise I'm unable to change brightness or volumn during tablet mode which would make this tablet unusable.

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All of a sudden the Windows Start Button turns brown (not blue) and when I left click on it something is said about having to sign out and a critical error. Clicking that button, which you have to do to get rid of the dialogue box, restarts the OS and it happens again if you left click the Start Button.

Also, Microsoft Edge, which used to be on the bottom row, is now gone.

I tried to reinstall Windows 10, but got to a point where the setup crashed, so I am stuck.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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Friend of mine has got problem with his new desktop (XP SP2) , when he starts the PC it boots normally till it reaches where it shows windows XP logo then the screen gets blank (i.e he can not see the login name for users).

What he used to do: is press the sleep button on the keyboard, then after that press the hardware switch on/off button (not the reset button) on the tower of the hard box.

After pressing switch on/off button, he gets directly (pay attention to this) to the login screen where he can see the usernames for all users.

He has to do this procedure every time he would like to boot the desktop

VGA is NiVida with dual outputs, similar to below image

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...hics-board.jpg

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I want to replace the Shut Down button, with a Lock button instead
How do you do that?
I wondered this for a while actually.
I mean the button in the pic below

Answer:Start Menu - Replace Shut Down Button, with Lock Button

Sergio,

Right Click - Properties (on the actual Button) will change the function and wording - is that what you need or are you looking to replace with a lock graphic?

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Hi every one,
Recently I purchased new PC,
After installing windows XP Pro SP3 I found that there is a missing button in Power option properties. The missing button is (When I press the sleep button on my computer), I can find only (When I press the power button on my computer).
My system configuration is as follow
Mother board Gigabyte EP45-UD3R Rev 1.1
My graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5670
Windows XP SP3
RAM 4Gb Kingston DDRII
CPU Core 2 Quad 2.66 GHz
It worth saying that I can shutdown, hibernate or put my PC into sleep mode, so the functions are working but only the button is missing.
I will appreciated very much if some can advise me how to restore the missing button. Is there some option in BIOS that will enable this button?
I contacted Gigabyte customer support, but they directed me to Microsoft, I also contacted ATI but they directed me to Microsoft or BIOS settings. In my BIOS I can't find any option that may affect this button. Any advise will be appreciated
Best regards

Answer:[SOLVED] Button of (When I press sleep button) is not available in my Power option pr

Does the case actually have a separate Sleep Button? I suspect it's not even connected, as the motherboard manual doesn't show a connection for a Sleep Button, only a Power Button.
Windows Power Options won't list it, as it doesn't exist.

If you have a Sleep Button on the keyboard, it might not be listed in Power Options either. That would be up to the Driver software to add that option. You may have to use the software that came with the keyboard to configure the sleep button on the keyboard.

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hi

my decimal and 8 buttons on my laptop's numpad don't work. it seems to work after a few minutes of keyboard bashing the alt+ctrl+shift+fn+arrows buttons, then as soon as i move away from my computer it stops functioning again. does anyone have the button solution to turn them on? also, does anyone know how to disable this?

thanks

Answer:Satellite L505 - decimal button and '8' button on numpad not working

> {quote:title=Mohh wrote:}{quote}
> hi
>
> my decimal and 8 buttons on my laptop's numpad don't work. it seems to work after a few minutes of keyboard bashing the alt+ctrl+shift+fn+arrows buttons, then as soon as i move away from my computer it stops functioning again. does anyone have the button solution to turn them on? also, does anyone know how to disable this?
>
> thanks

After a bit of experimentation on my new Satellite L750 they only work when you turn the NUMLOCK light on.

Don't try to use shift to get '.' it just bleeps at me when not in NUMLOCK. However pressing shift '.' while in NUMLOCK gives you the alternate combination for that key which is DEL.

Bashing the combination of keys you suggest can produce all kinds of spurious key results.

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My side buttons work fine. My touch screen scrolls, and lets me open programs. But I can't exit out. I can't get further and further into to programs (ex. open outlook, open an email, send a response) but then I can't exit. I'm stuck there until I power down and restart. this is a nokia lumia by the way.

Answer:My return/exit program button and windows button won't work, what should I do?

There are many Lumia models...
Is it an 830 by any chance? With a screen protector? It is a known issue that the capacitive buttons on 830 lack sensitivity and a screen protector may block their use.
If you have more detail to share or more questions, please join the site so you can reply in this thread.

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Comparing 4 computers with:
Windows 10 build 1703 x64
All have the latest updates from Windows Update
All have the same version of the Mail client from Windows Store
All have Office 2016 without Outlook

1 computer shows the delete button in the email alert notification popup
3 computers shows the archive button

Does anyone know what registry tweak or file(s) to replace in order to restore the delete button?

I've read numerous posts that Microsoft removed the delete button but they reference Outlook

Not sure why I have 1 machine showing the delete button though it was a clean install of Win10 RTM then it was upgraded to 1511 > 1607 > 1703.

The other 2 were clean installs of 1607 then upgraded to 1703

1 is a clean install of 1703

Thanks!!

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Comparing 4 computers with:
Windows 10 build 1703 x64
All have the latest updates from Windows Update
All have the same version of the Mail client from Windows Store
All have Office 2016 without Outlook

1 computer shows the delete button in the email alert notification popup
3 computers shows the archive button

Does anyone know what registry tweak or file(s) to replace in order to restore the delete button?

I've read numerous posts that Microsoft removed the delete button but they reference Outlook

Not sure why I have 1 machine showing the delete button though it was a clean install of Win10 RTM then it was upgraded to 1511 > 1607 > 1703.

The other 2 were clean installs of 1607 then upgraded to 1703

1 is a clean install of 1703

Thanks!!

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Does anyone know how i can turn the Illumination on/off button into a mute button?
I have a Toshiba Satellite A500-19W laptop, with win 7 installed.

I have 8 touch buttons as usual (eco, CD/DVD, play, previous, next, illumination, and sound - and +)
The illumination button controls all LEDs on the laptop and I find it useless. Is there a way I can turn it into mute button?

I found a way to control it through toshiba assistant -> optimize -> button support, but I dunno what data to enter there.
When I choose illumination on/off button under button name, I have to fill the description, option and target path field for the mute option. Any idea what should be entered in those fields?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite A500-19W: How can I turn illumination button into mute button?

To be honest I think it is very useful option because in some certain situation you can enable/disable illumination very quickly and not start several tools for doing this.
Please note that you can use MUTE option very quickly using FN+ESC key combination.

Anyway, I?ve experienced follow:
After clean Value Added Package installation I pressed illumination button for the first time and I got small window with message ? Toshiba Button Assignment Tool ? The button you pressed has not been configured.
I?ve defined my favourite option and got next window with
+?Are you sure that you want to set the button for this function? Once you set the button, you cannot change it, unless you reinstall Toshiba Button Support?.+

So I think you know what you should do now and try to change it.

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Friend of mine has got problem with his desktop (XP SP2) , when he starts the PC it boots normally till it reaches where it shows windows XP logo then the screen gets blank (i.e he can not see the login name for users).

What he used to do: is press the sleep button on the wireless keyboard, then after that press the hardware switch on/off button (not the reset button) on the tower of the hard box.

After pressing switch on/off button, he gets directly (pay attention to this) to the login screen where he can see the usernames for all users.

He has to do this procedure every time he would like to boot the desktop
 

Answer:Press sleep button and switch on/off button to be able to see login screen

VGA is NiVida with dual outputs, similar to below image

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/97/PCI-Express-graphics-board.jpg
 

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Hi, I'm new to the forum, and fairly new to Windows 8, which I've been using from the desktop as I can't get on with the Start menu and its tiles. Not using Start8. Anyway, I was using the desktop taskbar with its Start button and Show desktop button and today they have both disappeared. How can I get them back?

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I know this is possible, because I've done it before (a long time ago). How do I change which browser comes up when pressing the web browser button that's to the right of the power button?  Google doesn't have an answer. 











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Answer:Web Browser hard button (next to power button)--how to chang...

Hey Peregrin72,  Great question! You could first try changing your default Internet Browser setting in Windows.  1. Click the Start button 2. Type 'default'3. Click Default Programs4. Click Set Your Default Programs5. Click on the desired browser and then click Set this program as default.  Let me know the results of that change. There is also a registry change that may help.

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Hi, I refer to the trackpoint properties in cpanel -> mouse -> ultranav tab -> trackpoint pane -> settings -> choose scrolling or magnifying glass function. When this is set to scrolling I can hold down the middle button and move the trackpoint to emulate scrolling which is very useful. But I can't middle click. When I set this to neither obvious I can middle click but I can't scroll. I'm just wondering if it is possible to enable both of these functionalitites simultaneously?

Answer:enabling both middle-button scrolling AND third-button click

tell me  how would your computer know whether you wanted it to perform a click or a scroll?  thats why there has to be two buttons for two things incidentally, if you have it set to scrollling, it WILL click on links! it will also open anew tab for the link, or shut a tab, in firefox, if you click on the tab bar with it  it seems to be a scroller on things that can scroll, and a clicker on things that can click    works for me anyways!  other than that, if you can only handle one mouse button go buy yourself a mac! ....only joking!





T42 - T21 - Tecra 8200 all xp

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I have pulled it a part and cleand it but I wont work no matter what I have done can u plz help by the way it is a luminer 532 Microsoft

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This is going to sound so weird, but bear with me...

I just got a Qosmio x770/00x a couple of weeks ago, mostly for gaming purposes.
I play in left-handed configuration, using the Num pad as directional keys, with some of the other non-directional numbers mapped to things like 'jump' and 'melee', etc.

I have the '1/End' key mapped usually to the 'Crouch' motion in games, and noticed that if I press the '6/Right' key, in combination with any other number key, the '1/End' key won't register!
This means if I'm moving Forwards in a game, and Strafe to the right, I can't simultaneously crouch.

I've done a bit of playing around, and it seems that this bug isn't limited to my unit, or to any particular program. If you try a similar thing in any other program (eg Notepad), and hold the '6' key down along with any other number key, the '1' key won't register.

However it seems that it *has* to be the '6' key in the combination (eg. if you press '4' and '7' together, and then press '1', the '1' will still register.

Have also tried this on the store demo model at the local computer place, and it seems that it's a problem with this particular model.

The store computer runs Windows 7 Home Premium.
I'm running Win7 Pro. BIOS and Windows are fully updated.

Have also tried it on my older P-series Satellite, and that doesn't have the same problem.

Any ideas?

Answer:Qosmio x770/00x - button 1 does not work pressing 6 and other button

Hi


>I've done a bit of playing around, and it seems that this bug isn't limited to my unit, or to any particular program. If you try a similar thing in any other program (eg Notepad), and hold the '6' key down along with any other number key, the '1' key won't register.
>However it seems that it has to be the '6' key in the combination (eg. if you press '4' and '7' together, and then press '1', the '1' will still register.

I?ve got 2 notebooks from two different manufactures and the button 1 does not register if 6 + other button is pressed.

Don?t think it?s a really a keyboard bug because this happen with my two notebooks which are not really similar to each other?

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On the ThinkCentre M92z (3311B3U) with Windows 7 Enterprise, after the initial login if a user logs out we get the "Ctrl + Alt + Delete or use Windows Security Button to login". I would like to find a way to disable this. I have tried going to the tablet buttons, but it doesn't exist. I've searched all of the M92z Documents without success and am unable to find any useful ways to Disable this message. Windows suggested The manufacture has drivers that controls these features but have been unsuccessful in finding any drivers that relate to this issue. If possible I'd just like to have this disabled.  

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I updated to windows 10, 2 weeks ago and have had no problems until last night. I've restarted my computer and tried everything I could think of to fix it, but nothing has worked.

Answer:My start button, search bar, or my new notification button won't work?,

hmmm, sounds like registry fault... happened to my dads pc win 10 installation after trying to change C/Users/Username paths to another Username folder. Try this sfc /scannow in admin Cmd prompt. Try this windows+r type netplwiz, go to properties and compare username with your username path in c/users/username. If they don't match that's the problem, they need to match! Restart Pc and start, search etc will work. Download Malwarebytes and scan. If not open system restore and restore PC to an earlier point. But I guess you're using some cleaning utility like CC cleaner and so on... Uninstall that, it causes some serious issues, and breaks more stuff than fixes. And for last resort do a clean win 10 install. :D

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