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Older Trackpad driver for B570? (New Synaptics driver doesn't have all settings)

Question: Older Trackpad driver for B570? (New Synaptics driver doesn't have all settings)

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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The two latest drivers have broken some functionality, I would like the driver used before April, where do I find it?

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I am running the latest build of Windows 10 (build 10240).

Now that release date is coming driver updates are arriving for my laptop (Acer ES1-111M). One of which is for the Synaptics touchpad. When I apply this driver and restart my laptop the trackpad no longer works and the new driver has an error in Device Manager and cannot start.

This device cannot start (error code 10)

The specified request is not a valid operation for the target device.

If I try to update the driver it says the latest version is installed. I have to rollback the driver to the previous one supplied by Microsoft and the trackpad works again, However the entire process repeats when the Synaptics trackpad update is automatically installed again by Windows Update.

Does anyone know how to solve this?

Thanks.

Answer:Latest updated Synaptics touchpad driver kills my trackpad - help!

Hi,
same issue with me. At each reboot, I have conflict with an IBM driver for my synaptics touchpad.
Any solution ?

best

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I installed and activated Windows 10 on a pair of X-series laptops, an X220 and an X201.  Everything was just fine except that the touchpad does not control the cursor well, either freezing it or bouncing around madly.  I finally solved the problem by changing the UltraNav driver to PS/2 Mouse driver, less functional, but it actually works.  When I ran the Windows 10 update, it reinstalled the UltraNav driver, so I had to revert back to the PS/2 driver and reboot.  (The UltraNav driver downloaded from the Lenovo site is equally defective.) Yes, I know these are older systems, but can't Synaptics do a working driver?  Or maybe Microsoft could install the basic PS/2 Mouse driver as the default?  I must be dreaming.  Anyway, the problem of a properly function touchpad has a solution.

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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.

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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My HP 450 G1 Laptop touchpad doesn't work after upgrading to Windows 10 Creator 4/2017.

I googled and attempted solutions with many times of uninstall/reinstall driver but it still doesn't work.
Here is images about Mouse Setting and Device Manager in my laptop:




There's no Synaptics tab in mouse settings nor Enable option for Synaptics PS/2 Port Touchpad in Device Manager.

I tried drivers from both HP site or Synaptics site but it cannot help. Moreover, my touchpad doesn't work in Bios mode.

I'm sure that my touchpad hardware still works well. It backed to work one time when I tried to fix this problem 2 weeks ago (don't remember how I fixed in this time). However it doesn't work in next reboot PC till now.
Now I just can use USB mouse only.

Please help me in this case, thanks.

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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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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 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 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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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)
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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.
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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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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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Hello, I have recently done a completely fresh install of Vista Business w/ Sp1 on my T61 with the lastest Lenovo NVS140M drivers (june 16, 2008 release).  I am finding that several applications do not display properly.  The version previous to the latest did not have any of these issues (at least for me).  Where can I find the next to latest version of the NVS140M Drivers for Vista 32 bit? Thanks!

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Hello all, I am looking for a .cab driver package for the B570 and haven't found one yet.  Do you guys know where these are located?   thanks,

Answer:B570 driver package

Hi wsmith79,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
There are no driver compiled and ready for download.
All drivers can be manually downloaded from this link
 
http://support.lenovo.com/rs/sr/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-b-series-laptops/lenovo-b570-no...
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Hello, I'm from Germany with a SIM Card from o2. Unfortunately WLAN & Co. works, but not the mobile broardband. Where do I get the right driver for my B570? (i only found drivers for the thinkbads) thxeli

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can someone tell me which Video driver should i install in lenovo B570. I recently installed the one but its not working properly. my screen blinks after sometimes . should i install the one for sandy bridge as my vga is intell second generation??

Answer:VGA driver Problem in ideapad B570

do you have any nvdia or ati sticker on your computer?

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Hi,I hope someone can help - I have a problem with my B570.Initially when I got it I wanted to do some things with Linux and vSphere. I've done them now and I've decided to return to windows. I have 64 bit Windows enterprise so I thought clean installing it would be easy.It is easy, right up to the point that I install the video driver. After rebooting I get a BSOD and this message...Problem signature:Problem Event Name: BlueScreenOS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.4Locale ID: 2057Additional information about the problem:BCCode: aBCP1: FFFFFA7FFFFFFFE0BCP2: 0000000000000002BCP3: 0000000000000001BCP4: FFFFF8000337A82COS Version: 6_1_7600Service Pack: 0_0Product: 256_1Files that help describe the problem:C:\Windows\Minidump\053012-40341-01.dmpC:\Users\david\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-58281-0.sysdata.xml This is when installing IN2VDO73WW6.exe 80.5 MB Windows 7 64bit 8.15.10.2342 23 Aug 2011. Is this the right driver? Is there something else that needs to go on first? Is it unreasonable to expect to download the driver and install it without problems? Does anyone have any ideas what I can try? I have tried installing the video driver multiple times with the same error. I've also tried ThinkVantage system update, but that just tells me the update server is unavailable every time.Without the video driver I'm stuck at 1000x800(ish) resolution - I should be able to get better than that! Thanks in advance for any assistance. Rotty PS, I thought I started this th... Read more

Answer:B570 video driver with win 7 64 bit enterprise

Ha!  Fixed it!   Okay, so it seems the driver likes to have SP1 installed. Yes, that is pretty obvious, but in my defence Windows update was telling me that all updates had been applied.  That was because I hadn't got around to putting in my windows licence key, I think.  Why hadn't I done that?  Because its one of lots of things to do when setting up the laptop that could potentially be wasted effort when I tried to install the video driver and it BSOD on boot again. Anyway, fixed.   Rotty

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I'm trying to get the latest drivers/software etc for my new ideapad B570 but I can't find it in the product list at - http://support.lenovo.com/en_GB/downloads/default.page? There are no ideapad B series laptop options and the generic one for lenovo B series laptops doesn't list the B570.  Auto detect doesn't work and the quickpath option also doesn't return anything using either the model name listed on the bottom label (1068), variations on B570 or the type-model (1068-E7G) listed on the warranty information page when I input my serial number. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.













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Answer:Ideapad B570 not in driver download product list

There is a big support website change going on.Keep trying, I guess.They will have it all in place eventually!

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Upon recieving my X1 Yoga OLED, I had an issue where every time I woke the computer from sleep or switched to tablet mode, the display would flicker black a few times and the computer would sometimes restart. I'd get a critical event, kernel event 117. A little research led me to update the display driver. It was already up to date, but reinstalling the Intel display driver fixed the issue. Soon after, I noticed that changing thecolor settings made no change to the display. I knew it worked prior to reinstalling the display driver. As advised in another thread here, I reinstalled the system interface foundation driver (again, was originally up to date), and this fixed the color settings issue. However, the original issue came back! I'd obviously rather have the display working properly, so I again reinstalled the display drivers. Sure enough, the color setting issue is back. Seems like these two drivers aren't playing well together. Any ideas on how to get around this? Thanks.  

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Hey guys, I received my brand new B570 Ideapad today, and after 30 minute of fidgeting I realised a big problem. Basically, everytime i press a button, it be the letter 'a', '2', space, backspace or enter etc....  there is a 0.8 sec interval before the cursor can actually move again (trackpad doesn't work while a key is down but it should), or the other way around, if i was randomly moving the mouse cursor everywhere then i pressed a key, it would stop for 0.8 secs before moving again. Lets put it in a gaming example: I was playing Doom 3, W A S D keys are the movement keys, W and S being move forward and backwards; once you press on either forward or backwards the trackpad doesn't work, until you release W or S for 0.8 secs, same with A and D keys, so basically you have to walk like a crab in the game. Is this a known fault? Is this a valid reason for a return? Any feedback/help appreciated! P.S. My old laptop was a G series and it didn't have this problem so very curious!

Answer:Problem with TRACKPAD on B570

hi gotthebenjamins.if you have guardian id software installed, please, remove it.

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Hi,

I was wondering if Toshiba could explain their choice here.

My laptop recently got sent in for repair because it burnt itself out due to me using Nvidias own drivers on my p100-240 (pspa3e).

The problem here is that:

a) Toshibas drivers for this card are well over a year old and sometimes buggy in new games
b) Toshiba does not seem to have followed the Nvidia spec (that or there is a major ACPI issue in their bios...)

so, Upon using the Nvidia drivers the laptops fan does not kick in, sending the systems temporature up to 106cand finally turning it off. It turned back on but basic graphics acceleration then failed to work.

SO, can we get an updated driver build? OR some kind of fan control app? or can you update your bios to enable nvidias drivers to function?

I feel like I cannot use my laptop for its purpose at the moment- I have reverted to installing a non-ACPI pc driver to force the fans to stay on which works well but then basic system functions like turn off do not work.

I have also been advised that this design flaw could be considered to make the system "not fit for purpose" under which case I could just return the laptop under the Sale of Goods act.

Though really, i'd just like to get my system working properly. It's bad enough not being able to run Linux on it, but even worse that windows doesnt work properly with it with official drivers.

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Answer:P100-240: Toshiba GPU driver is old, Nvidia driver doesn't enable the fan?

Hi

>was wondering if Toshiba could explain their choice here.
If you want to hear anything from Toshiba then you have to contact them. This forum is only a user to user forum and unfortunately you will not find anyone from Toshiba here.

But maybe you want to hear my opinion;

>My laptop recently got sent in for repair because it burnt itself out due to me using Nvidias own drivers on my p100-240 (pspa3e).
>a) Toshibas drivers for this card are well over a year old and sometimes buggy in new games
Well, many Toshiba notebooks are delivered and equipped with the same graphic cards. Maybe you have to look in other notebook series which are delivered with the same card for a newer GPU driver.
But, you are right and generally the Toshiba graphic drivers are a little bit older as the original one from GPU manufacturer.
Why? First of all the nVidia or ATI original drivers are not designed for the notebook usage. These are drivers for desktop PC graphic cards. I visited the area for mobile drivers and found a info that I have to look on the notebook manufacturer site!!! This said everything!!!!

>b) Toshiba does not seem to have followed the Nvidia spec (that or there is a major ACPI issue in their bios...)
As mentioned above the original GPU drivers are not designed for the notebook usage.
Why? Because the notebook GPUs cannot be cooled like the graphic cards for the desktop PC!!!
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Could someone please help me find Synaptics driver version 15.1.22.0 dated 29/10/10.
Thanks.

Answer:Old synaptics driver

Hello!

Difficult question. The closest I can find is 15.1.22.2C: Synaptics TouchPad 15.1.22 - WikiDrivers - Wiki-style resource and guide for device drivers

Is that not close enough? I think that it may be the closest you can find though.

Richard

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Question: Synaptics Driver

i have a Z580 (windows 8),the problem is with the trackpad, the four finger rick doesnt work at all, instead when i try the four finger rick, it slrolls in the respective direction, my fiend bought a z500 with windows 8 preinstalled, it works for him. fix??

Answer:Synaptics Driver

Hi Ray,
 
It looks like an issue with the drivers. Was the system purchased with preloaded Windows 8?
 
Try installing this touchpad driver and test. http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/0mtp05w8.exe





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The two finger scrolling on my Synaptics touchpad sometimes gets "lost" after coming back from Sleep mode (it does not work).  Rebooting corrects the issue temporarily, but I would like to resolve it permanently.  I believe this is a driver problem.  I have already uninstalled the hardware from Device Manager (without removing the driver), and this has not corrected the issue.  That said, on the Y40 downloads page there is only a Windows 7 driver listed (the laptop came with 8.1 pre-installed).  This driver has a newer release date than the one I have installed. Can I use this driver despite the OS inconsistency?  

Answer:Y40 Synaptics Driver

I'm not sure if the Win 7 drivers can be used for Windows 8.1.You can give it a try. Should not cause much problem even if it's not compatible.In the meantime, let me check with eSupport team for Windows 8.1 drivers.

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I have a Lg Xnote Laptop, and I'm looking for a vertical scrolling driver. I have a synaptics driver now, but under settings it does not allow me to turn on vertical scrolling (nor is it even a visible as an option).

I've tried installing another synaptics driver a few times, but so far I've had no success.

This is my first time to the forum so I appreciate all and any help you can offer me.

Thanks!

Answer:Help me for Synaptics driver!

Which Xnote and what country? Why do you think it is a synaptic touchpad?

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Question: Synaptics driver

Hi, can you help me to find a signed GENERIC Synaptics driver for Windows 8 32-bit - not released by an OEM but released by Synaptics itself. The latest one v17.0.19 is not properly signed so I am looking for another one.
Thanks!

Answer:Synaptics driver

Hello Werty,

I've found an older 16.2.21 Synaptics touchpad driver version that'll hopefully work for you.

Download Synaptics TouchPad Driver 16.2.21 for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows XP 64 bit, Windows Vista 64 bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8, Windows 8 64 bit

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I installed on a U350 Win7 64-bit the new Synaptics driver, v15.2.7 which have Scrybe Gesture Workflow Technology. I restarted the system and saw that the touchpad was working OK, except Scrybe software which does not work at all, launching any of the programs/internet shortcuts. So I uninstalled the driver and I'm looking only for the Synaptics driver, not bundled with Scrybe software. Do you have a download link for 64-bit please? Thanks.

Answer:HELP PLEASE - Synaptics v15.2.7 driver not working

@dinucamildragos,http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=61415//JameZ

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Just Installed (clean install) Windows 7 64 bit on my laptop today, what a pain, tried an update first on my 32 bit but had problems so I decided to go ahead with installin 64 bit as my computer was compatible.

Anyway, got it installed and I'm re-installing my software.

Main problem is I can't seem to get a driver for my touchpad on my laptop which is a Fujitsu Siemens just over a year old. Fujitsu do not have 64 bit drivers but I got one from Synaptics.com which is supposed to be compatible and signed but when I try to run it I get the error message that it is not a Win32 app.

Anyone got an answer for me.

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Driver

OK. Managed to find a driver which seems to work.

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I just upgraded to Windows 10 and upgraded my synaptics driver to their windows 10 version. Only trouble is the little red light in the corner is always on. The light is only supposed to come on if the trackpad has been disabled but the trackpad is working and the light is on. On top of that the double tap the corner function that turns the trackpad on and off doesn't seem to be an option with this version of the driver.

I managed to find a registry hack to get chiral scrolling to work again but can't seem to find/enable the corner double tap and rid myself of this stupid light.

ETA: Okay weirder still the light is reversed, when I plug in my USB mouse the light goes out and the trackpad is disabled.

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I Have a MSI GT80, And the Synaptics Pointing pad doubles as a number pad. And every time I update, I lose my number pad but the touch pad works. I have to uninstall the download and install MSI driver back in and it work fine again until windows update
again. is there something I can turn off to stop this download?

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I successfully upgraded yesterday from 8.1 and this morning I was looking at the new "desktop switcher." I was looking for an OSX style touchpad gesture to switch between them. I followed the instructions on the second part of Get Mac-Like Scrolling and Gestures on a Windows Laptop to try and get a custom synaptics driver working. In the course of this, I uninstalled the factory synaptics drivers using "Programs and Features" in the control panel. When trying to install the new custom drivers, I got the error:

"A newer version of the Synaptics Pointing Device Driver is installed.

If you want to install the older version of the Driver, please uninstall the current Synaptics driver by selecting "Synaptics Pointing device" from the "Add/Remove Programs" Control Panel, then run Setup again."

At this point, my touchpad no longer works at all. So I tried to restore the driver to what it was originally.

My first thought was to get windows update to update it for me. I got "Lenovo synaptics touchpad driver" to appear in the list of updates. When trying to update, it threw the error:
"Synaptics driver update for Lenovo Pointing Device - Error 0x80070002"

After rebooting and attempting again with no success, I turned to Lenovo's website. I found the support page for my device:
Laptops and netbooks :: IdeaPad Y Series laptops :: IdeaPad Y510p Notebook - Lenovo Support (US)
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Answer:Windows 10 Synaptics Driver

Try and see if this helps: Scrolling on mouse pad doesn't work with Windows 10 update - Windows 10 Forums

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Hi! So a few hours ago I went to play a game (Blacklight Retribution) and when I pressed any key down and tried to look around I couldn't look around. I've ran into this problem before and easily fixed it. So I went to Control Panel, searched "Mouse" then clicked on Mouse settings. What I saw was this.... Screenshot by Lightshot. Iclicked yes the first time and tried installing the Windows 8 Synaptics Driver Again... It worked. But I still got the same error when going to Mouse Settings. This time I clicked no and received this... Screenshot by Lightshot. So for quite some time after this I was confused on what to do. To relieve my mind I tried playing another game (Planetside 2) and didn't have the problem I had with Blacklight. (This problem is fixed now) But what was annoying me was whenever I brushed just a hair on the trackpad it made me click which made me shoot! Now I go back to the Mouse Setting and browse through it and don't see anything helpful. I decided to look at Device Manager and look to see what was under the Mouse area. I found this... Screenshot by Lightshot. That has nothing to do with the original or Synaptics driver I just installed! So If I can please get some help on how to get my Synaptics Driver back so I can change my mouse settings that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

Answer:Synaptics Driver Missing

All I really need is a solution to disabling tapping. However I don't have the options for that.

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i have toshiba 2007 sattilite lt.it has version 15.2.20 drivers for synaptics touch pad.are these good or should i update drivers.i'm still running vista.

Answer:vista/synaptics driver

If your computer is running fine I wouldn't update the driver as it is not a security issue

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I recently formatted my Xnote laptop. The synaptics driver was reset to its original state. The scroll is too jumpy for me, and I tried to update my driver, by going to Drivers | Synaptics. All the download links seem to be broken. How can I get the newest version of the synaptics touchpad driver?

Answer:Can't download synaptics driver!

Best place to look for drivers is the PC Vendor and not the actual device manufacturer. Sometimes the non PC vendor drivers will not work correctly as many PC vendors do custom impementations of the hardware.

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Synaptics 12.2.2.0 driver is available @ http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/forum/ind ... opic=15103New features include: Flick and Chiral Rotate similar to one in new macbooksDriver also fixes accidental zoom via touchpad (vide http://www.s10lenovo.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1706&start=10&hilit=zoom)

Answer:New Synaptics Driver aviable

Does this support two finger scrolling and for the S10e? Thanks!

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I'm having a problem where my mouse doesn't move while a key is pressed. In Settings>Mouse & Touchpad, under the "touchpad" heading, the "Delay before clicks work after typing (paraphrased)" settings is set to No Delay (always on). From the above screen>Additional mouse settings>smartsense>settings cog next in smartsense bar:The top setting is all the way left on the "off" selection of a ticked bar.The second bar labeled "tapping disabled time after keystroke" is all the way left.The third bar labeled "pointing disabled time after keystroke" is all the way left.The first top bar being set to "off" causes the bottom half of the setting screen to be grayed out. From the searching I did, apparently the settings are correct(?), but it's not disabling the feature.A solution that worked for a few people was to install a previous driver and set it to not automatically update it. After a good bit of searching around on this very confusing-to-me site, I was unsuccessful at finding the driver I need. My current driver installed is:Synaptics TouchPad Driver (Windows 10 v1607)19.3.11.37 Rev. ASep 12, 2016 

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My laptops touchpad keeps making the cursor jump across the screen or just not move at all. I've tried reinstalling the drivers and cleaning the touchpad. I don't know what esle I could possibly do. Any help would be much appreciated

Answer:Synaptics driver issues

What is the make and model# of your laptop?
Go to the Manufacturers Support/Download Drivers site and type in your make and model # or Service Tag# of your computer and download the Touchpad driver for your model.
Go into Control Panel/Mouse (Touchpad) and adjust the sensitivity.

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So I just downloaded and installed Windows 8.1 for my Lenovo B570. After a TON of hurdles, everything is finally up and running. I installed the Synaptics drivers from the official Lenovo page for my laptop, but after installing, it shows that the drivers are an "Evaluation Copy". There are settings, but there are FAR less customizable settings than there were on Win7.  Are there any other synaptics drivers out there that will give me more settings? I tried the generic one direct from the Synaptics site but they won't install at all. Thanks!

Answer:B570 update to Win8.1, Synaptics Drivers are an "Evaluation Copy"?

Hi Caseyls,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that there are fewer options in Touchpad feature as the Windows 8.1 drivers from Synaptics are not newly updated and the only available option is to wait for the updates for Windows 8.1 version from synaptics.
 
Do post us back for further queries
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I have a Dell inspiron 1420 running vista. I am wondering if I can use synaptic drivers for a dell alps touchpad?
 

Answer:Can alps touchpad use synaptics driver

According to dell you need their driver,

http://search.dell.com/results.aspx...&navla=19019~7~161365&ira=False&~srd=False&ip
 

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Touchpad just stopped working while I was using it. Here's what's going on:

Fn + F7 does nothing
Synaptics ps/2 Port Touchpad shows in Device manager, however it is hidden and has a yellow exclamation point. Error code: This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed. (Code 24).

I have updated the drivers from the Gateway website by first uninstalling the drivers that were present. No go. I then updated the drivers from the synaptics website via the same method, nothing. I've tried searching for a driver via device manager....nothing.

As I mentioned, I tried Fn+F7 and nothing happened. Also I notice that the driver software is not loading in the tray like it used to and I can't even make it run by trying to open the .exe file.

Any ideas? I've been searching for an answer for this for a while with no luck.
 

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Driver Problem?

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After I ran the Advanced SystemCare Free or CCleaner on my new Vista 64 Business, I started to got error message saying that  Synaptics touchpad does nto work any more. After doing some research, I understand that both of the two programs will remove the synaptics touchpad driver. I tried to re-install the driver, however, I could not find the synaptics touchpad driver at Lenovo website. Does anybody know where to find the driver?  Also, is there any way to prevent the driver being removed by either Advanced SystemCare Free or CCleaner? Thanks. 

Answer:Driver for synaptics touchpad - Vista 64

The latest Synaptics touchpad driver release is available here. However, I would recommend you install the Lenovo touchpad driver instead. It is called the UltraNav driver. As you didn't post what model ThinkPad you have, I won't be able to post a link.





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Hi, I've just upgraded from Windows XP Home SP2 to Windows Vista Ultimate on my Toshiba Satellite a100. I was wondering where I could download a driver for Synaptics touchpad that works? I tried the generic drivers from Synaptics' website, but they do not install completely (the second component always fails to install). Then I tried the ones from Toshiba's website, but The Vista-compatible ones display an error that says error code "#5B4 @10". Then I tried The Windows XP-compatible drivers, and they work perfectly, except the fact that I cannot configure enhanced features such as virtual scrolling and tap zones.
I click on the icon in the tray, click on The Device Settings tab, and whenever I click on The Settings button nothing happens. Any help?

Answer:Synaptics touchpad driver for Vista 32 bit?

What model toshia A100 what?

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   This is now the third forum I have posted to regarding this issue.I've been to Sevenforums and to the HP forums.I don't know how/when this happened (because I rarely restart my pc) but,I recently had to restart after some updates and after restarts now it seems that I have to physically load the Synaptics touchpad driver in order for things like (in particular) two finger scrolling) to work.
  
    I uninstalled the Synaptics driver (because Synaptics site has a newer version.HP,so far,isn't supporting the new one). I was instructed to restart the pc after uninstalling the old driver and before installing the new one.That's when the problems started.After booting to the Windows login screen,the keyboard became disabled and I was unable to use the pc.
  
    I've done a system restore and all is back to normal.But,I'm still left with the original problem (having to physically load the Synaptics software because it's not loading itself). Have any of you ever experienced this problem and if so,how did you remedy this situation ?
                                                  
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Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Driver Not Loading

Honestly...if you have an HP system...you should get your drivers for basic functions from the HP website.  Theoretically, all drivers for a specific item SHOULD be useable...but "should" is a word that often does not apply to OEM systems, IMO.
 
Louis

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I own a Toshiba laptop that has served me very well since I bought it right after Windows 8 was released. However, every now and then the touchpad simply stops working. For a long time I've been trying to find a solution, but never cared enough to do major research. The basic features work; one finger for pointing, two finger tap for right click, double tap to drag. However, no gestures work. I can't scroll using the touchpad, I can't swipe from the right for Charms, and I can't swipe from the left for recent apps. Finally I noticed that every time these issues arise, Synaptics Pointing Device Driver, which always sits in my system tray, vanishes. I did a system check and it's nowhere on my computer. There is program data in my hard drive, but nothing else. It's like it no longer exists. However, it's still in my "Programs and Features" where I can uninstall it. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Can I get some help with my Synaptics Pointing Device Driver?

have you tried grabbing the driver from the Toshiba support site and reinstalling it?

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So I wanna install it for my Vista Ultimate, but none of the editions will install properly. The version for XP installs properly but I cannot configure its settings ... The Vista version doesn't install completely. I really like the virtual scrolling feature, so is there an alternative?
I installed an earlier version (for XP) and it works, but I can't change the settings. I click the icon in the tray, click Device Settings tab, and click Settings under Devices. Normally a box should pop up but for me nothing at all happens.
 

Answer:Synaptics touchpad driver for Vista

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So I was updating my drivers, and had wanted to update my Synaptics driver. I had removed the older version of Synaptics driver (because I was required to) and wanted to restart. My computer restarts, and I try to install the latest version of the Synaptics driver, it doesn't work. It says "install failed." I have tried multiple times.

Any help would be appreciated!

Answer:Synaptics (touchpad) driver not installing

Bump.

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Hi!Since I updated last week my Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav, my trackpad sometimes hangup.The driver installed was: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-t-series-laptops/thinkpad-t44... I have the PC for more than 1 year and never notice this behavior. It works OK for sometime but other times the trackpad doesn't work at all and the only that is working is the red button.I notived this behavior in 3 differnt systems in my company recently uptaded to this driver: - T440s with Win7_x64              (20ARA.....)- T440s with Win8.1_x64           (20ARA.....)- X1 Carbon with Win8.1_x64   (344.....) Can you pls investigate and release a new version asap.  BR,Tomaz.

Answer:Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver

Yep, there is definitely a bug with the 18.0.7.103 version of the driver on a T440s. I had to rollback to 18.0.7.57 in order to fix it.The issue (hang up) happens when my laptop wakes up from sleep. I have to restart in order to bring back the trackpad.It's a shame that more than 3 months later this driver is still being offered to T440s users via System Update app and has not being fixed.

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I just bought a HP Pavillion dv6000. I am trying to enable the scroll on the touch pad. When I go to the control panel to mouse a message come up stating: UNABLE TO CONNECT TO THE SYNAPTICS POINTING DEVICE DRIVER. Can someone tell what I need to do to connect.

lilmagick

Answer:Synaptics Pointing Device Driver

Sound like the driver may not be properly installed. First check Device Manager to see if it's working OK (Start...Run...type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter. See if the device has a red x or yellow ! by it.

You can go to the HP site and download updated drivers for the touchpad if need be.

Then, check in Control Panel for the Mouse or Pointing Device option - then open it to see if the rest of the software is functioning correctly.

Finally, ensure that any switches that may enable this are turned on (there may not be a switch - I'm unsure about HP laptops). But I had a similar problem with a touchpad that took 2 hours to solve - and all it was was that the switch was off!

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hello guys I am trying to change settings for the synaptics touchpad driver, and I when I go to my mouse settings and click device settings and settings after this all it does is give me an overview and information about it and I can't change anything and this is frustrating me because I want to set my touchpad to where I am comfortable using it any information on what I can do is helpful thank you very much

Answer:Need help with Synaptics touchpad driver version 16

Hi there ... Download the Driver from the Lenovo website and Re-install it ... That should Restore your Settings ...

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I currently created a new user account in XP in order to circumvent a couple of problems i was having with my touchpad/trackstick combo on my laptop. I removed some dead reg keys with RegCleaner before deleting the old user account. Now with the new account my Touchpad isnt acting right...it doesnt even have the proper driver installed.
I have tried to reinstall the driver but i get an Access Denied error...and its still listed in the Add/Remove programs list. Any attempts says itll remove when i restart, but it doesnt.
So i cant Install/Uninstall the driver, and its not working properly, what am I supposed to do?
 

Answer:Synaptics (IBM Ultranav) driver problem

This is the error it shows me from the installer.

Also I should add that i have administrator rights on the computer with this user account.
 

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I have istall official synaptics driver on my Aspire e5-511g with windows 10 x64 but i not see synaptics cotroll panel in mouse optins. Please help me. 

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I attempted to disable the pointing device (touch pad) on the keyboard since I'm using an external mouse and I often make the mouse move with my wrists leaning on the touch pad. The first thing I disabled was the touch screen driver. I re-enabled that OK. But when I un-installed the driver for what was called the Synaptics touch pad, the touch pad remained operational. So I don't know what I un-installed, and I cannot get the system to recognize any new hardware with a hardware scan. Was the Synaptics touch pad driver something extraneous that isn't used? Thanks for your help. Lee

Answer:How do I re-install the synaptics touch-pad driver?

My system ID is: XOS43UA#ABA It's a great machine when everything works...

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i just installed windows 8 pro 64 bit on my lenovo z580 and downloaded the synaptics touchpad driver for same operating system from the lenovo website. but when i install it in C:\drivers it says that-"you have to run the 64 bit version of DPinst.exe on this machine." PLEASE HELP, although my touchpad is working, the cursor is too slow and i cannot scroll with it.

Answer:windows 8 synaptics touchpad driver

You could try the "Vanilla" Synaptics drivers.

Drivers | Synaptics

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 I can't seem to update my touchpad driver. I downloaded  and ran this version. 19_0_17_57_WHQL4/21/2016 But when I check to see if it installed, the driver installed is still the driver from 19_0_17_57 from Jan 6,2016 Help... Thanks,   

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after updating to latest driver, most of the time when i open my helix, by lifting screen, the mouse doesnt work. this happens when i just close the lid when i finish using it.. few hours later when i go to open it.. mouse doesnt work. only way to fix it is to restart pc... 95% of the time this happens.  i never had this issue before driver was updated.  i uninstlled new driver completely, and restarted, but installs the buggy driver automatically.  how can i get the old one back?  is anyone else having issues with new driver?













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Answer:Synaptics driver issue after updating to ver : 18.0.7.103

Go to Device Manager, and under the drivers tab for the UltraNav device there should be a Roll back driver button.

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WDF_VIOLATIONcrash dump indicates SynTP.sys (SynTP+77c34) Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver Version 19.0.17.77 Windows 10 EducationBuild 1511 Version 10586.218 screenshots: blue-screenhttps://raw.githubusercontent.com/lizy14/F1ACC21AB6A3/master/459621450589765419.jpgwindbghttps://raw.githubusercontent.com/lizy14/F1ACC21AB6A3/master/440917772246131512.jpgstackhttps://raw.githubusercontent.com/lizy14/F1ACC21AB6A3/master/609135737168865146.jpg  

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On a toshiba satellite laptop the touchpad would'nt work. The driver showed it was in error so i uninstalled the driver and worked great for a few hours till happened again.I done the same thing and once again it happened so i'm after reinstalling the driver once again.I done a Avast boot time scan and it showed "zip> touch pad driver\data1 cab error 42125{zip is corruputed.}. Any help would be great thanks

Answer:synaptics port touch pad driver

Worth a read, http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=37945.0.Louis

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The ultrapad pointing devices on my TP X230T  has suddently stopped working.  I have tried deleting the driver and reinstalling.  I have tried downloading the latest driver from the Lenovo site.  None of this helps.  See the screenshot below for the specific error message, "Synaptics (SmbDrv system)" failed to install. I am running Windows 10, 64-bit.  I upgraded several months ago. Note error message

Answer:Synaptics Ultrapad Driver Error

Hi DAVANDEN, Some report that installing the driver twice works, so you might try just running the driver install again and see if that fixes the prolbem You might also try uninstalling the device via Device Manager Control Panel (right click on Start > Device Manager), selecting "Delete the Driver Software for this Device" if offered, and then rebooting before trying to reinstall the driver. Good Luck,   Good Luck.  

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what is is exactly and is it essential to my laptops fuctionality? if I remove it will it harm my pc or if I need a specific driver can I just go to manufacturers site?

Answer:synaptics pointing device driver?

The pointing device driver...allows notebook users to use that small area on the laptop...in the same way that some use a mouse.

Me, I prefer a mouse. Sooo...if I remove mine from my laptop, there's no impact. If I used that area on the laptop, I would not remove the drivers for it, unless I thought that the drivers were damaged and needed to be replaced.

Chances are, replacement drivers are available for download at the website of the laptop manufacturer.

Louis

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Hi folks,

I just upgraded my father-in-law's HP G70 laptop to Win7 Home Premium 64-bit. It is relatively new but had Vista on it. It was an "upgrade" and it appears to have preserved everything pretty well. A large number of updates have ben applied successfully via Windows Update. But -

There's a "virtual scrolling" feature on the trackpad, which no longer works. All the Point Device Properties applet choices seem to be correct... I am not sure why it doesn't work. Anyone got any similar experiences or theories why it wouldn't work?

-H

Answer:Synaptics driver issues on HP G70 laptop?

Did you go to HP website and download the driver for your track pad??

I searched for HP G70 in HP website they have a lot of different models

Here is the website..find your model and try installing the driver for your track pad..

Hope this Helps..

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y510P with Windows 8.1. For months or longer, I have been having an issue with the touchpad software. After days of use it will stop responding to advanced commands like two finger scrolling unless I restart the computer. If I try to access the icon in the right corner on the taskbar, the application will not open. It cannot be right clicked. If I try too much the taskbar freezes. I tried to access Mouse in control pad - no response, I couldn't access it. I tried to look for updates for the driver and it would always say it is totally updated or when I manually download one it would say that it is already installed or something.

So today I decided I would fix this problem. I uninstalled the application, and removed the driver in the Drivers section in control panel. I downloaded the program again from the Synaptics site for my computer and tried to install.

The message: "A previous version of the Synaptics TouchPad Driver is installed. If you continue installation, the driver may not install properly. To avoid this problem, press 'No' to exit setup...

I never pressed no the multiple times I tried to install and install would always fail after about 15 seconds. I then looked for traces of Synaptics on my computer in Program Files and Driver folder. Deleted all Synaptics folders and emptied recycling bin.

Problem still persists. Need help. I rebooted my computer a couple times along the way, but not after I deleted those folder... Read more

Answer:Cannot Re-install Synaptics TouchPad Driver

It could be a physically bad touchpad...

Does the installer have an option for "clean install"?
 

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Okay, on my laptop, the process SynTPEnh.exe governs the touchpad. For some reason, after my laptop has been on for a while, the process quits. If i restart the process, it usually closes again within 15 seconds of the process being restarted. Does anybody have any insight about what causes this and how it can be stopped?

Also, after i restart the computer, SynTPEnh.exe stays on for a while and the cycle i described previously continues.
 

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Driver Closing

Go to the PC manufactures site..download the latest driver..often times a new driver comes out to fix bugs etc.

Uninstall the driver through "programs" in the control panel...do not use device mgr

Reboot..install the driver you downloaded and saved...install and reboot.
 

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I can not install the new version of synaptics 18.0.7.34. I tried uninstallting both old synaptics and logitech mouse drivers. In the end resulting in me having not keyboard access! I used a restore point to get back in business. But I of course still have the problem. If I nstsall the driver manually I get the error "Synaptics (SynTP) Mouse (02/25/2014 18.0.7.34)  Install failed"  

Answer:Synaptics driver 18.0.7.34 fails to install on win 7

I'm having this issue on a Lenovo W540.  I also tried uninstalling the driver and installing the update it fails with exactly the same reason as yours.

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Somehow I overwrote my Synaptics mouse driver with a an Alps driver,  now my mouse buttons don't workmost of the time. My external mouse works all the time. How do get the Synaptics driver back? Thank you

Answer:R500 Synaptics Mouse Driver

Hi Ifrrated,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing the issue with Touchpad driver on your ThinkPad R500.
 

Go to control panel & program and feature option and search for Alps driver and Synaptics application and uninstall it and restart the system.
Go to device manager and expand mouse & other pointing device and uninstall it the entire adapter from there and restart the system and check if the issue still persists?

Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I'm using Windows 10 64-bit system, and have used it for over a year with no problems. This problem started kinda weird out. I was watching a movie, and I paused it to go take a smoke. I came back five minutes later and now I couldn't move the cursor from the touchpad, or barely. I tried deleting the synaptics driver and installing the latest version quite a few times. Here's the thing though, the touchpad works without the driver, though sometimes left click, and right clicking doesn't work, however I'm still able to move the cursor. When I install the synaptics touchpad driver left click and right click works, but I am not really able to move the cursor. I can see the touchpad respons to the pressure of my fingers moving across it, but it doesn't move the cursor along the screen or only a small amount.  I have tried different prressures on the touchpad, but with no luck. The problem occurred a few hours ago.

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Yesterday my touchpad was suddenly turned on and I tried to disable it with the settings I always used (configuration screen) However, when i tried to open the control zone for it, it told me it couldn't connect to the driver. I decide to try and reinstall the driver, but it said another driver was already on my computer. I could delete it within the program files on the configuration screen, but there was nothing. So I couldn't deinstall it at all. Its really annoying because I never use my touchpad and my hand keeps brushing over it, so my mouse or text keeps going away.  Please I would like a solution. I can add files to what my screen keeps saying; but it's all in dutch. (Also my smart connect technology keeps flashing a yellow triangle and I have no idea what I have to do against that)

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I guess this is simple enough. I was looking through the Synaptics site and of course they have a newer driver version. But I didn't just install that right away. I checked the driver update page for the Y500 and also my installed driver and it appears that there is a newer version on my machine than is available on the download page. I was just wondering if anyone had any experience with either the Synaptics site drivers or the download page drivers. In particular I was hoping to find the side scrolling feature where you can scroll using the side of the touchpad instead of being forced to use two fingers. Yes I am that lazy. Otherwise I will just leave well enough alone.

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I have a Dell laptop running Windows 64 Home. This was new in November of 2011. After receiving it, I went through the tedious task of updating it via MS Update. I noticed after upgrading, the mouse started behaving very strangely where it would take off and shutter, not respond or be very slow to respond. Contacted Dell and they had me turn off a bunch of stuff on the Dell Touchpad app. This helped but did not fix the issue. I ended up re-installing the OS and made sure the drivers were installed in the correct order using the drivers disk supplied by Dell. Haves since installed the most current driver provided by Dell on their website 15.3.2.1 (April 2011). There continues to be issues with the mouse freezing from time to time. I looked at other threads and removed the Tap to Click feature. There is not much left on and the problem persists.

Dell wants $129 to re-install the OS and drivers, but I really don't think that will make a difference. I think there is some pretty whacky stuff with the Synaptics driver for this mousepad and looks like many other manufacturers.

Has anyone tried contacting Synaptics to see what they have to say about it?

Answer:Synaptics Mouse Pad Driver - Dell 14

Hi Ehickey,

My name is George from Dell Social Media Team. You can try this link to download the appropriate touchpad drivers for your computer Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]
1. Put in the service tag or by selecting the model of your computer and then choose the operating system.
2. After choosing the right operating system drop down INPUT and then download the drivers for touchpad. Be cautious to choose the updated driver
3. Install downloaded driver and then restart your computer.

Regards
George
Dell Social Media team

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I have istall official synaptics driver on my Aspire e5-511g with windows 10 x64 but i not see synaptics cotroll panel in mouse optins. Please help me. 

Answer:I have no synaptics controll panel after driver in...

Try this thread and see if anything fits.https://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/touchpad-stopped-working-after-windows-10/td-p/372205

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The touchpad on my HP G62 laptop was less responsive than normal. I tried changing the properties with no improvement. So I went to HP help and noticed that there was a driver update for this device. So I ran the update. Then the touchpad barely worked at all and a notice box said the driver was incompatible with current system. The advice on the web included more than one remark advising to not bother with the Synaptics website as it is unreliable. I did it anyway. Synaptics recognised I had a legal copy of Windows 7 Home and I downloaded the suggested driver. Which actually was a new version entirely. Now the pad is back to life just like old times. The HP update was outdated. Every time I have used any HP updates I run into problems. I suggest HP users forget all about the "Support Assistant" and seek more credible update sources. Thnx, gnuguy.

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I have a very old laptop we are running W8RP on (Dell Inspiron 1520).. I updated the synaptics driver, and now I have multi-touch! Plus, now I can swipe in from left/right and we get last program/charms.. I'm still trying to figure out pinch-to-zoom, but this is great.. It's not a touchscreen, but certainly breathes new life into it..

Answer:Update Synaptics driver: multitouch!

Yes, enjoy the Scrybe which is a nice addition, you can go in to it's properties and customize for your needs, I prefer an older driver for my Acer laptop

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Toshiba released an updated Synaptics touch pad driver yesterday that fixed my scrolling issues:

http://support.toshiba.com/support/v...tentId=4002846

I had 2-finger scroll but not 1-finger scroll. I tried a solution of adding a DWORD to the registry that did not work (and I won't repost here since it didn't work).

The file is 168 MB so...it may take awhile to download. A reboot is required.

Good luck,
John in Texas

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Hi everyone.
I want to turn off Palm Check in my laptop, because it doesn't allow me to use keyboard and touchpad in the same time.
I have Synaptics drivers (latest ver. v19_0_19_1__C) on my Lenovo Z50-70, Windows 10 x64 Pro, fresh install.
I cant move the slider in the Synaptics driver menu, neither can i find the option to turn it off in windows' settings section. I simply dont have that option in the menu (maybe the most recent versions of windows dont have it? The tutorials were kinda outdated).
What can i do in this situation? I looked for something appealing in Regedit, but no luck. Anyone have any idea what to do?

PS. I also have Ubuntu on dualboot, but i doubt the problem is connected.
Also, screenshots of the menus i mentioned:

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Hey
 
First off i apologize for me not being very computer savvy
 
I have bought a Lenovo Z50-70. Before that i had a (i believe - i can't really find out the exact model, sadly) G510. They both use Synaptics touchpads i understand.
 
Now, i liked the feel of the old touchpad better than what i feels like on the new one. So i was wondering if i can somehow install the driver from the old G510 on the Z50-70 to get the same feel. The Z50 driver makes the finger to screen movement non-linear where the G510 was linear which i prefer
 
Thanks in advance
 
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

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what is is exactly and is it essential to my laptops fuctionality? if I remove it will it harm my pc or if I need a specific driver can I just go to manufacturers site?
 

Answer:synaptics pointing device driver

schugeorge said:


what is is exactly and is it essential to my laptops fuctionality? if I remove it will it harm my pc or if I need a specific driver can I just go to manufacturers site?Click to expand...
The pointing device in question is the touchpad and the left and right clicking buttons on your laptop so it's probably better to go to the manufacturer's site and find the right driver.
 

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Hi There,

I have a synaptics touchpad driver installed on my laptop it is listed in my mouse options under devices settings as "Synaptics Pointing Device - v25.0.4" and under devices in the same tab the name is listed as "Synaptics touchpad v7.2".

The problem I am having is that in the devices settings tab I have checked the box that says "Disable internal pointing device when external USB pointing devices is attached" because frequently the mouse cursor will jump around the screen when typing and mess up what I am doing. Problem is that when I want to use the touchpad and unplug the mouse, the touchpad will work fine until I shut down the computer. On startup (whether clean boot or restoring from standby) the touchpad will no longer work (with or without a mouse connected). When this happens I have tried a fresh reboot of the laptop, but the problem remains. I have tried reconnecting my mouse before shutting down or closing the lid of my laptop but the problem persists. Some times when using the touchpad the power cord on my laptop unplugs and when I plug it back in the touchpad no longer works, yet when I unplug the cord it will work again. I don't get any error messages when any of these things happen, they just happen without warning.
When I go into my mouse settings and go to the device settings tab, the devices list is now empty and all other options are greyed out, including the check box to disable the touchpad when a mouse is connec... Read more

Answer:Synaptics touchpad driver keeps breaking

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because frequently the mouse cursor will jump around the screen when typing and mess up what I am doing


That's a fairly common issue and my wife and daughter solved it by getting Toshiba Notebooks that have a switch between the touchpad and the keyboard to turn the touchpad off, both use a external mouse. The problem stems from the sensitivity of the touchpad and where a person's thumbs want to rest while typing. Adding to the problem is the type of touchpad that has the vertical and horizontal scroll areas.

I'd go into Device Manager and uninstall both instances for the touchpad and reboot, should install the drivers again, handy when an installation gets corrupted.

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hi guys


I recently got hit by the Peacom virus.. where wincom32.sys is the culprit.. i was gettinig BSOD like ****.. after investigating, using windbg, research etc etc.... i confirmed that the BSOD is being caused by the wincom32.sys driver, which actually is the Peacom virus.. the virus itself is does not cause BSOD error by design, but KASPERSKY has killed this virus, and its files etc.. however, there seem to be a device driver instruction or setting still left in the system.. because in the BSOD the faulting module is:

wincom32.sys


I have REMOVED/UNINSTALLED this device already from the device manager, issuing first:

RUN> set dvcmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
RUN> dvcmgmt.msc

locating the wincom32 entry and successfully uninstalling it..

but.. IM STILL GETTING THE DARN BSOD! the debug info is still reporting wincom32.sys as the culprit..

so i searched the registries for "wincom32" entry... none found..

what's weird also is the faulting module, as shown in winDBG, is located in

\??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\wincom32.sys

take note of the highlighted..

\??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\wincom32.sys

what does that mean? where is this windows "instruction"? so i can KILL IT ONCE AND FOR ALL!

please advice. .

Answer:how to find and remove DRIVER and DRIVER SETTINGS

No idea, all I can suggest is take out your system restore and delete all instances of wincom32.sys from your drive.
if you're unlucky you may have a rootkit but I don't think Peacom includes a proper rootkit but this smells of one.

try blacklight

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Hello,
I just bought a refurbished Asus S56C (running windows 8) to use at work at although the trackpad works, it is not very pleasant.
I have adjusted the settings as much to my liking as possible but the vertical scrolling is jerky and it often misses the two finger tap for 'right click' gesture.
The current driver is up to date, I read that some Asus use Elan and some Synaptics trackpad software but mine just seems to be signed as Asus. I've attached a screenshot of the driver details as they are now.
Is it possible to download a better driver that would make the trackpad a bit more user friendly?
Thanks very much
 

Answer:Better Trackpad Driver

Look for/use the latest version provided by Asus.

The only recommended place to get laptop drivers is from the manufacturer.
 

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The Synaptics site has released a new version of its driver for those laptops that have a Synaptics touchpad. Version 7.12.7.0 has been released to replace version 7.8.10.0, which was released in January 2004. The driver update for all versions of Windows can be downloaded from here.

Once the file has been downloaded, it will need to be unzipped to a folder. Once it has been unzipped, double-click the "Setup.exe" file to activate the install process. The update will overwrite and install over the current driver version. Reboot afterwards. You can then delete the original unzipped files.
 

Answer:New Version Of Synaptics Touchpad Driver Released

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when i install win7 64 bit, in my hp 15r 033tx notebook,Synaptics touchpad driver fails to install. plz help

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The vertical scroll on my Gateway MT6730 notebook doesn't work, and I don't have the tabs/functionality to change anything on my touchpad when I go to Control Panel --> Mouse. (I don't have device settings, etc. to change.)

I'm trying to find a Synaptics driver that is compatible with my Windows XP OS, but the only one available for this Gateway model is for Vista. Any other potential solutions? Help please!

Thanks!
 

Answer:XP Synaptics Driver for Gateway MT6730 Notebook?

This should get you at least basic functionality.
http://www.synaptics.com/support/drivers
 

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I've purchased e540 model few days ago with free dos,  so i've installed all the drivers and updates manually. and everything else seems to work fine, but whenever i turn on the computer,  I see the error message that says like synaptics touchpad 64 has been shut down. I've installed ultra nav all right, touchpad seems to work(excluding the touchpad gestures),  but when i go into the device manager, it shows HID Mouse.  and when i go into the mouse settings from the control panel, if i click the ultranav button,  it says not appropriate driver installed.  So i've erased and re-installed the ultranav driver from the lenovo website, but still the error message shows up everytime i reboot my laptop.  I've been searching for the similar problems, but no one else seems to have encountered the same problem as myself.  so basically what i'm asking is why the error message keep on showing? and since my ultranav or something doesn't work right i am disabling the touchpad by disabling the HID mouse from the device manager. it's really bothersome isn't e540's thouchpad synaptics??? pleeeaaaase help me solve the problem~!!!

Answer:E540 problem with synaptics touchpad driver

Hi Jwk1100,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that you are facing the issue with Touchpad application on ThinkPad E540.
 
Please provide us the touchpad driver version which you have installed in your system, so that we can assist you further.
 
Best regards,

Hemanth Kumar






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FYI,
 
The URL below states that the driver being installed is 19.3.4.17
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-P-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-P70...
 
However, the actual driver which is installed by the package is: 19.3.4.37! This is not the first time where the package description(s) are inconsistent with the contents.
 
 

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Back again!  Still working on the 8530p.  My install of Windows 10 demonstrates the Touchpad works.  My install of Windows 7 demonstrates it doesn't work.  Does anyone know which version of the driver/software is required for this device running Windows 7 Pro 64b?  Thank you in advance!











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Answer:HP 8530p Synaptics Touchpad Driver/Software

@CaribbeanBlues? Try this one. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=3770172&swItemId=ob_100375_2&swEnvOid=4059 REO

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Hello! I just upgraded my storage to SSD, so I did a fresh install of my OS along with the drivers. Unfortunately I don't seem to find Synaptics Touchpad UI Driver for my Inspiron 3452. Can anybody help us with this please? The user interface looks like attached that's what I'm refering to.
Note : I've tried driver from the download & drivers section support for my notebook, but none of those are working.

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Not sure if anyone else experiences this problem but my Synaptics driver seems to eat up all my ram over time sometimes getting as high as 4-5 GB! (I Have 8 GB's of Ram). The version Driver I Have is 15.2.16.3 Any help appreciated.

Answer:Lenovo Y570 Synaptics Driver Eating Up my Ram

Are you running XP? That driver you have installed looks like the driver for XP. If you made a mistake by installing an XP driver, on a W7 OS, you can fix your error. Just install the TouchPad Driver 15.3.31.1 found here: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=867235 Cheers!  DragonRider

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Hi all.

I have a friend who is having trouble making his Toshiba Satellite L50-A (PSKLWA-004001), Touchpad work. He said it hasn't been working several months so he has been using a USB mouse instead.

I first tried installing the driver from 'mytoshiba' and no drivers were available for windows 10 (64bit) so I tired the windows 8.1 driver and that didn't seem to work.

Then I saw that Synaptics had a windows 10 driver (same at pinned thread) especially for the touch pad so I installed the PS/2, SMBus one which I believe is the one built-into the laptop and it installed, restarted and no luck there either.

I did the latest windows updates and then it also detected an update for the touchpad driver, so it then installed via windows update and still no luck.

I know that this is not a simple case of Fn+f5 because the function key settings show that the touchpad is enabled and strangely the device manager does not have any device listed under mouse/pointing devices other than the USB mouse.

I believe this is a case, of the right driver has been found but is not installing, but I could be wrong .

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I am using Dell Inspiron 3543 with windows 10 Home. My Synaptics Driver is malfunctioning.

Symptoms and Problem
The touchpad is working fine. Sometimes, after using laptop for a while, I am unable to perform 2-finger scrolling as well as touchpad get somewhat sticky and not as smooth as it was. This problem troubles me much as using 2-finger scrolling feature is very useful.

The one main symptom is as soon as when the 2-finger scrolling stops, at the same time the Dell touchpad (synaptics driver) icon in the system tray also get freezes, means it doesn't respond to any 'touch' pressure.

Troubleshoots
I tired contacting Dell, they updated my Synaptics Driver but after sometime the problem again started. I also tired uninstalling Synaptics Driver. But none of the solution works permanently. Only one temp solution is a reboot (restart).

Also I upgraded to windows 8.1 to 10 but the problem is as same as it was.

Please help
 

Answer:Dell Touchpad (Synaptics Driver) Malfunctioning

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Hello,  After upgrading to Windows 10, a new version of the Synaptics Touchpad driver for my X220T was automatically installed. However, I soon found that 2-finger scrolling is extraordinarily slow, even after manipulating some of the Synaptics control panel settings such as "scroll speed", and that "inertia" pointing has been turned on by default, which is very annoying.  I have been able to hide the update for now (using the wushowhide.diagcab tool) even though hiding updates in Windows 10 is far more convoluted than in Windows 8.1 and have installed the Windows 8.1 driver from Lenovo Downloads instead.  My question is, when will a driver from Lenovo or with appropriate fixes from Synaptics be released? William

Answer:Terrible Windows 10 Synaptics Touchpad Driver

I need a new driver as well.  Because of the 'resizing mouse pointer' problem when pressing the middle trackpad button on my X1 Carbon 3.  (sucks to have to deal with this on a new ($$$) machine) here's some links...   BTW I had this problem on both win 8.1 and win 10.  https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-W-Series-Laptops/Cursor-becomes-very-small-on-W550S-with-high-... And... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-Mouse-Pointer-Size-Changes-Constant...    

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Hi everyone,I'm new here and I'm not a native speaker, so I'm sorry if I do some mistakes!I have a Lenovo G50 - 70 Laptop and I installed Windows 7 (before I had Windows 8) and I installed all drivers except one: theTouchPad Driver (ELAN, Synaptics) for Windows 7 from this website: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/g50-70-noteboo...At the end it says me that it failed to install this driver, I tried several times with no results. I tried to install other version too but it is the same.So what can it be?Thanks in advance!!

Answer:Synaptics TouchPad Driver Failed to Install

Ok I fixed it formatting Windows 7.

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Hello,

I currently use the Synaptics driver version 15.2.11.1 but tis often causes crashes at windows startup login.

Is there any newer version available for WIN/7 64bits please?

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite R830 - Synaptics driver often causes crashes

Uninstall it from Control Panel, then download and install it from the Toshiba website.

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