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Touchpad scroll dies randomly

Question: Touchpad scroll dies randomly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15-5547 running Win 8.1. Every now and then the scroll feature (two fingers vertical swipe to scroll the screen), and the two finger tap for right click, will stop working. When this happens, all the other features on the touchpad seem to work. If I restart the laptop it starts working again. I've tried going into services.msc and setting 'Human Interface Devices" to automatic startup, but it doesn't help. There's something else pretty weird also... When I go into the system tray (lower right), right click the touchpad icon, and select Touchpad Properties, it takes me into the Dell Pointing Devices windows. Inside this window, there is a sliding switch to disable the touchpad. When I disable it, the touchpad still works. Weird. Does anybody have any ideas how I can get this sorted out. I'm also using a wireless USB mouse on the same laptop, not sure if that makes a difference. Thanks.

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Answer: Touchpad scroll dies randomly

Hi Jools

Personally I would look to see what touchpad driver version you are using and then either update it with an in-place update, or uninstall (my favourite option, then install new driver) the current driver and then re-install, as it may just be a slight corruption.

Latest driver HERE
Also a thought, when the touchpad stops with the scroll feature, had your laptop been left not used for a period of time, like hibernation?

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Hi! T420 touchpad dies and trackpoint keeps on working. Sometimes after some time the trackpoint may also die. After boot, touchpad & trackpad recovers and is working maybe for an hour, or a day. Then it reoccurs. This happens randomly on some T420's, while other T420's doesnt encounter it never-ever. Any tips how to troubleshoot this one? Ran Lenovo PC Doctor and everything is fine, also cant find anything suspicious in Windows logs. Thanks in advance! 

Answer:T420 touchpad dies randomly

Hi eskoj
 
Try to run System Update and update all BIOS and drivers to see if the problems persist.
Happy 2012! 
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I've been having an issue with my X270 laptop since I bought it. The laptop is running Windows 10. What happens is randomly (this can take weeks, or days) the trackpad and pointing stick completely stops working. The only solution is to uninstall the drivers and reinstall them using an external mouse. I've tried various versions of the drivers, including the latest, and it still continues to happen. Any solutions to fix this?

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Hello, I got my new Lenovo Ideapad U410 (Windows 7) yesterday and I'm just starting to get things going. The one thing that has been bothering me is that I can't scroll uing the touchpad. It must be the Page Up button/Scroll Lock using the Fn Key, but I've tried it and absolutely nothing happens. The Fn Key works for the upper keys (F1, F5, etc.) but not for the buttons on the side (Home/Pause, End/Break, PgUp/ScrLk, PgDn/Insert). I figure I should reinstall keyboard drivers? I'm really sorry, I've looked through different threads but it seems they all have a different solution and I'm getting a bit confused haha.  Thank you!

Answer:U410 Scroll Lock / FN Key not working - I can't scroll using the touchpad

Hi, since you got the laptop yesterday, did you install / uninstall any drivers? Or did the problem exist  right up? ?f the former please roll the driver(s) back. ?f the problem occured later on,you could do a system restore, if you have a restore point, or even since the system is so new,you could restore to factrory settings. after backing up. Otherwise please call Lenovo support, they'll advise you.

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I just had my new W530 delivered yesterday, unfortunately with Windows 8 Professional. I noticed that the cursor would not move when I moved my finger across the touchpad or the cursor was "stuck" until I tried a repeat movement with my finger.   I adjusted almost every setting on the latest lenovo driver which provides for windows 8 screen gestures.   The responsiveness to windows 8 gestures does not appear that good, but it is a story for another post.  The main reason for my post is that vertical scrolling barely works in IE 10.I have all the smart check items disabled and the palmcheck lowered to 3.   I've got the touch sensitivity to light, but have also tried heavy.   I have to push like I'm trying to crack the case to get the cursor to move up and down, and often I will touch the right side of the touchpad and nothing happens or it takes a few tries of swiping to get the window to move up or down.    I called two support agents and the first one reminded me I have 30 days to return the unit for a refund, and the second guy had me update the driver with the lenovo update  utility which showed the same version as the one I downloaded and installed.  It made no difference.   He then suggested that if I keep the laptop, the trackpad needs replacing. From looking at some other posts, I really wonder if the pad could be ok, but lenovo is actually selling this thing with a trackpad that performs that poorly. &nb... Read more

Answer:Touchpad vertical scroll horrible or touchpad defective

On the W520, the two finger scrolling is unusable, it just randomly jerks the window, or not. Tried every trick in the book when I first got my W520, after a couple of months of wasting time gave up and only use it with a mouse. The W520 has the worst trackpad in the history of computing devices (and the worst mic and speakers, or at least worst drivers). If you need a working touchpad, dont by a Lenovo W series.

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linked to antoher thread on this board. Everyone stopped trying to help there and I need help ...

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?p=696877#post696877




Maybe this is a hardware issue?
 

Answer:Win XP randomly Dies

You can test the PSU with a multimeter. Do a search on the web and you will find info on how to do this. Also, make sure the memory you put in is good. Download memtest. You'll need to put it on a bootable floppy. Then boot from the floppy and run it. It will run continously. Leave that running overnight. If it is the memory it will tell you. And if it is a problem with Winxp you'll know it because the system won't have locked up. If it does lock up the problem isn't Winxp. But rather a hardware issue.
 

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Hello. I am in need of advice once again. I'm staying at my uncles house who uses Keyon internet service so its like broadband with some sort of dish? Anyways...

The speeds were pretty random and slow. Spikes of 3000 pings and averages of 600. Updated the firmware (7 years old) and average is under a hundred now. However the internet still just completely dies for random amounts of time... 2 seconds to a few minutes. Pings timeout to google or yahoo but not my router.

As far as the setup goes, there is a dish or antennae they have aimed a little dish on the roof towards a few miles away. The "modem" is in a plastic box attached to it. The cable runs into literally the cheapest "splitter adapter" ive ever seen, which wont work if you hook up the modem line into "data out" and the router line into "data in", which confuses me in the first place. Shouldn't that be the other way around?

Anyways, I tried wifi and wired connection. I didn't try to bypass the router completely but I don't think it will make a difference. I decided to get a ladder and look at the "modem" and I was a little shocked to say the least. I opened up the big plastic thing that stores it and it literally is just a piece of like motherboard mounted with one little screw, covered in ladybugs and cobwebs. So I sighed and just left it alone.

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Before i start, I am Running:

WinXP-Pro, Service Pack 3
2.22 GHz Athlon 64 3500+ Processor
2 Gigs of RAM
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT Graphics Card

What appears to happen is that once in a blue moon, without any prior warning, the entire computer will lock up solid for about 15 seconds then black screen me and none of my input or output devices will work. That means, Mouse, Keyboard, sound, Monitors, etc. They all die simultaneously. The odd part is, the computer is still working as far as I can tell as the system doesn't even hiccup.

It WAS doing this more than it is now, however it seems to have reduced somewhat. I'm guessing that it has something to do with my power supply as me replacing the 350 watt supply with a 550 watt supply (for a completely different problem) seems to have reduced the occurence of this issue. Instead of happening once or twice a week it now happens once or twice every 2 or 3 weeks. It's still annoying when it happens. Anyone have any clue?

Answer:windows randomly dies

When you boot back into your machine...check the event logs and see whats happening just prior to the failure. If you can, check after a couple of occurrences and see if there are any similarities that might point you in the right direction. Anybody else have an idea?

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Question: Y500 randomly dies

Hello, Borught a y500 on amazon a few months ago, its runs great. However, the laptop suddenly just dies randomly, no blue screen, no shut down menu. It just dies, I reboot and check event viewer and its says it crashed(kennel-power). So then I checked for viruses, ran scans for chkdsk, sfc /scannow, and memory diagnostics, everything was fine. It also didn't overheat since the laptop died without gaming at all. The barrtery was plugged in as well I reset windows 8 just to check if its the OS's fault. It just died again today. If it's a hardware issue, what can I do to find out what component of hte computer is wonky? Would the limited warranty help me?  

Answer:Y500 randomly dies

Hi yomanking,
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the Lenovo Community,
 
Am sorry that you?re facing this issue,
 
I?d like to help you with this case can you share with me the battery status is it plugged in and charging or not charging?
And I?d like to ask you when the machine shut off completely is it while working on the charger or the battery or both of them?
 
And can you tell me if you face this issue when you are using like a specific application?
 
Thanks and Best Regards,
 
Soha





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Hello,
I have a user with a dell latitude d620 laptop. Her external usb mouse stops working every few hours-- apparently when she's doing nothing out of the ordinary, the "installing new hardware" dialog comes up randomly, and when she cancels out of it, the mouse will stop working at a slightly later time. Even the red LED light on the bottom of the mouse goes out.

We've tried different models USB mice, attaching it directly to a USB port on the laptop, via the USB port on the laptop dock, and even with a USB->PS/2 adapter via the dock's PS/2 port.... all with the same results. Every time, when the mouse is working fine, it'll pop up the 'installing new hardware' dialog, and afterwards it just suddenly stops working.

Any ideas? I have no idea what's going on.

She's running windows xp sp3 with symantec endpoint, all the usual office software, really nothing out of the ordinary.
thanks,
Mitch
 

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I just received my new X1 Carbon yesterday. When I booted it up the first time the computer died after I set up username and password in Windows. Next time the same screen appeared but the username was ofcourse taken already. I logged into windows and the computer died. After 10-20 HDD checks the computer logs into windows and I can install some software (Visual Studio etc), but then it just dies again. Sometimes it can't even login to windows before it dies.  I've tried to format and reinstall windows but it doesn't help, sometimes I can use it for one hour, and sometimes just for 10 seconds.  I can't really say that I can see a pattern in this whether I'm using the AC chord or not.. I've also done a memory check and a harddrive check without any errors. I guess I have to return it and wait for a new one.. really disappointing =(  Any ideas Lenovo? 

Answer:X1 Carbon randomly dies

>>  Sometimes it can't even login to windows before it dies.  When this happened to me on my PC a couple years ago, the problem was my one of my fans had died (either the power supply's fan or a system fan; can't remember which.) .  The system was shutting itself off as a defensive reaction to overheating.

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Hi everyone, I've been having the same problem for months now and have finally decided to try to get some help after attempting multiple fixes. I use both a wired connection and wireless connection on my new laptop depending on where I am in the house (if I'm hooked up to my docking station its wired, otherwise i'll be on the wireless). The wired connection works fine, but the wireless connection will often completely die on me without any apparent cause. I'm pretty sure the problem is with my laptop due to the following reasons:

1) My dad uses the same connection when he works from home, and told me he doesn't have any problems with it.
2) Just for testing services, I tried using a neighbors WiFi connection, and received the same results.

I've tried changing my DNS server between OpenDNS, Google's DNS, etc. and have not had any luck. I made sure my wireless cards weren't sleeping by un-checking 'allow the computer to turn off this device to save power'. I uninstalled Hamachi to make sure it wasn't messing up any of my settings and still had the same problems. I've updated all my drivers and even re-installed them.

Just to describe what exactly happens during these disconnects, any live connections prior to the point where the internet disconnects stay alive (usually, such as Skype calls, AIM connections, certain games, etc.) and will stay open until closed. Web pages behave in a similar fashion, and in fact will ... Read more

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My computer has been randomly dying when i play graphic intense games. (Everquest 2, World of Warcraft, etc) The monitor says no signal and goes to standby and the sound plays the last sound playing for a few loops. I need to hold down the power button to turn it off. Sometimes after this happens the computer refuses to turn on afterwards, i would have to try a couple of times.

I have tried booting with only 1 of the 2 ram sticks (for both) and came with the same results. If the computer was already able to boot, it will. If it wasn't, it wont. I do not have an extra video card to test, and do not want to buy one until i know it REALLY is the problem.

Any input/ suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

My computer:
Windows XP
Asus A8V-Deluxe Motherboard BIOS Ver. 08.00.09
AMD Athlon 3400+
Nvidia GeForce 7800 GS 256mb
1536 MB RAM (mixed of 512mb value-select corsair and 1g generic brand)
520W power supply
 

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I've had this laptop over a year now, and just recently I've noticed when I leave it on a while and come back, either the audio of the entire laptop will die, or online videos just won't play. After restarting it goes back to normal until a few hours later when it happens again. I'm not sure what to do here. Can anyone help me out?

Answer:Audio/Video randomly dies?

You are not alone with this problem, since the last windows 8 update there is sound problems with a lot of PCs. You can try this quick solution here :






You just need to enter to the Control Panel -> security and System -> System -> Device Manager

Then look for "sound, video and game controllers" put the cursor over it press right-click and select "scan for hardware changes"

3 secs after that you will have your sound working again, you gonna need to repeat this procedure every time the sound is gone in your PC and till now it always worked to me.



This should solve your problem for now, we need to wait for Microsoft's next windows 8 update, it hopefully will fix the problem in a more permanent way.

Greetings.

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I've had  a X41 Tablet for about 2.5 years now.  Just recently in the past month it will randomly die on me, meaning it will lose all power (No shutdown screen, nothing).  If I try to turn it back on, nothing will happen.  If I plug in the AC adapter, still no power.  The only way I can get it to start back up is if I remove the battery, then place it back in forcefully or wiggle the battery around while it is back in the slot.  If it does restart, the battery is still charged like nothing had happened.  So  it isn't the battery losing it's charge.  I even tried putting another battery in from one of the X41 tablets in our office after the computer had died and it wouldn't start.  My thoughts are it has something to with the connection on the board.  Any other thoughts or ways to fix this? Thanks,JohnMessage Edited by cranjx on 06-11-2008 10:34 AM













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Answer:Thinkpad Tablet X41 dies randomly

I would suggested having it inspected by lenovo themselves. Do you have a 3-year warranty?





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Well... I had a Win 7 Ultimate 64bit on this very machine (the one in my preferences) for almost 3 years until the moment when I said to myself: OK, time to refresh. And that only because my port 80 would die sometimes....sometimes thrice an hour for 10-15 min, sometimes twice a day. But it would happen every day. I re-installed with the hope it was just a bad Win installation but it happened again after just an hour in. What I tried? Well, I certainly tried a new router, but it didn't help. I knew it wouldn't since I also run Linux and OS X in home network and none is affected by this. I scanned old and new Win 7 with every possible malware finder, antivirus..etc. Even bought one (I have an "allergy" when it comes to A/Vs and such in general).. I went drastic today, I disconnected all devices (hdds, usbs, dvdroms, pcie) just to prove my point.. left a single 60 GB SSD with brand new win 7 with default drivers .. Took several hours but I still lost port 80 (it seems to be just port 80 since only browsers and windows LIVE are affected on my system)...Skype, FTP, rsync.. they'll all work just fine while nothing else web-wise does.

Help please! Any suggestions will be tested and reported.

Answer:Port 80 dies randomly, everything else works

What do you mean by "port 80 dies"? skype,ftp all works as you say. So not a tcp/ip routing/connection problem.
If you're having problems do:
in command prompt:
ping www.kpn.nl

Works?

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I've just bought the components for a new PC, and a friend has built it for me. Everything works fine for hours at a time, I can be playing games, browsing the internet, whatever. Then all of a sudden the PC cuts out, exactly as it would in a power cut, except for an almighty fan noise that kicks in and stays on until I hold the power button down to force the power off. When I say an almighty fan noise, I mean the loudest noise I've ever heard a PC make. I thought it was a hair-dryer turning itself on in the room the first time it happened.

Temperature doesn't seem to be an issue, everything's always around 40 degrees, and before I took it home the guy who built it stress tested it for hours up to 90 degrees without any problem. It has always cut out during web browsing (never whilst gaming) although that's probably just a coincidence.

Any suggestions? I literally have no clue whatsoever, what with being somewhat PC illiterate.

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Got my X1 Carbon yesterday. Does have the loose clickpad. Worse issue - it would power down randomly - as in you are typing and suddenly it goes completely dead, as in "lights out" or someone pull the plug type dead. Also does not sleep properly - often when it goes to sleep it dies and you get an improper windows shutdown warning when you restart it. Happens both with AC power and battery power. Was on hold for 1.5 hours trying to reach a sales rep to make an exchange and got disconnected. Tried to do factory restore just to see what will happen but F11 on startup does not work. The notebook looks great but otherwise I can't say I am very happy with my experience.

Answer:Defective X1 Carbon - dies randomly

Way to go Lenovo... 20th Anniv. flagship model and units are shipping with missing parts, poor build quality/loose screws and who knows what other issues will appear in another week. If mine isn't perfect when I receive it on Monday it will be my last Lenovo. Your long-time Thinkpad users are very disappointed... What a joke! EDIT: Now it looks like we're getting DOA's... Awesome. Who's building these things?!

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Hi!

My internet connection on my Vista machine dies after a few hours. If I restart, the connection will work again, but will die after a few hours again. I've used my computer with several different routers and for example in my friends' home network so I know the problem is in my computer because the internet connection always dies the same way. Usually if I'm listening music from my Spotify, that connection oddly stays on with that, same goes with some java based games like net poker and so on...messenger connection problem diagnostics say that problems are in the ports. Sometimes i've just been too tired to reboot and just kept doing something else with my computer without the internet connection then maybe an hour later the connection comes back to life. This problem is getting kinda old already that it's not funny anymore. Would appreciate if somebody had even a slight suggestion to repair this problem.
 

Answer:Internet connection dies randomly

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Not sure if I should post this here or the networking forum but I assume some nice patron will direct me to the correct place if I'm wrong.

For a while now, and for no apparent reason, my internet connection completely dies. But, it's only to my computer. My computer will slow down DRAMATICALLY, stuttering violently as I try to do anything. But if I restart my computer it comes back on as if no problem was ever there.

I am hooked through a router through an ethernet cable and my wife is connected to it wirelessly and she is never affected.

Is this an XP problem, hardware, or maybe even the hardwire ports of my router?

Help! =(

Answer:Internet Connection dies randomly?

Bump! Please help me!

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Hi Everyone

In my previous house I would lose connection to the internet about 2-3 times a week. Since moving into my new house it happens more like 5-15 times a day. The internet light on my modem goes out and the broadband light blinks on and off.

95% of the time when I lose the connection it is for less than 2 minutes. But on some occasions it can take a half hour to work again.

Some more info:
- It happens on all 6 computers/devices in my household at the same time. (2 Macs, Win7 PC, iPad, iPod, PS3).
- All devices are connected wirelessly to modem. But, I have also tried Ethernet and still have same problem.
- I have tried 2 modems (including a brand new one that my ISP sent after I complained).
- I have tried using different jack points and cables.
- When the connection fails, I am still able to wirelessly access my modems config page. So wifi connection is not the issue.
- My ISP sent a technician out. He replaced one cable out by the road, but this did not solve the problem.

I have spent a few hours over multiple days on the phone with my ISP. First they said there was no problem with the line. Then they said there is definitively something wrong with the line. Then nothing wrong, then something wrong. Finally after they monitored the line for 3 separate 24 periods,they decided that the problem was solved. And I thought so too... I had good connection for about 36 hours. But then it started failing again, so far today I have lost connection about 10 times... Read more

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As the title says, my mouse stops working for a couple of seconds and then starts working perfectly again. It mainly happens when I am playing BF3, the game freezes for a second, then I hear the usb-removal sound Windows makes and the game unfreezes but the mouse is dead, then game freezes again for a second and mouse starts working. During the moment mouse is dead all other USB connected things works, only mouse that dies.
It has happened a few times before when im not in any game.

Why is this happening? I have never had any problem with this before.
I have tried putting my mouse a different USB port and it helped for a day or two and then it happened again.

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
i5 2500k
GTX 580 Twin Frozr II
8GB RAM
 

Answer:Mouse randomly dies for a couple of seconds

I have had this same problem a few months ago. Although it happened with my mouse and keyboard simultaneously. My main harddrive was going bad. I replaced it and have not had the problem since. It was rather confusing at first as I had never seen these symptoms before from a bad harddrive.
 

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Hello, I've been having this problem for a little while now, and I figured this would be the right section to post it in (if not, please feel free to move it). This is the problem I've been having. While playing a 3D game, after a short while, one of 3 things will happen :1. The screen goes completely black and I'm left with no choice but to restart my computer.2. Similar to number one, except now the screen has random blocks of crazy colors all over, and I'm still left with no choice but to restart.3. The computer saves me the trouble of having to hit the power button, and just goes ahead and instantly restarts itself (screen goes black for a sec, and then I'm on the start up screen).And one more problem that I've chosen to separate from those 3; sometimes my computer just completely freezes and I need to restart. This happens seemingly randomly, at any time.I suspect this has something to do with a new video card I installed recently. I've had those 3 problems a bit before, but they are occurring much more frequently with the new card, and the random freezing thing is something new. So perhaps I installed it incorrectly, or its in some way not compatible with my system? I don't know, thats why I come here to ask you guys, any ideas whats going on?Video Card : Nvidia GeForce FX 5200**Might be worth noting that I did not purchase this hardware, it was given to me by a friend, therefor I have no documentation or disc with it**Misc System... Read more

Answer:Computer dies during game, also sometimes freezes randomly

If it is a used card i would install it in another machine....same symptoms and the card is dying....

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Hello there,
I've been pondering around this problem for quite a while now and I finally decided to inquire the mighty crowds of computer wisdom i.e. you all

I've had this exact same problem in my previous system (with Windows 7 32-bit and quite a bit different internals) but it wasn't nearly as frequent as it is now (with Windows 7 64-bit and brand new CPU/MB/RAM/GPU) - however, this problem never happened on my previous box while it had Windows XP installed for a short while. Namely, the audio in Windows would stop working at random, every app that uses an audio interface would freeze when attempting to access any sink, I can't change the volume or mute anything, and I cannot even reset the Windows Audio service (reset times out) when that happens - the only solution is to reboot after which everything works just fine. The only difference between my old system and this one is that now I rarely get the reset procedure to 'freeze' on 'explorer.exe - Playing log-off sound...' (requiring to force restart to continue the process), but now it more often hangs at 'Shutting down...' screen requiring a physical restart.

My audio stack consists of the integrated sound (disabled, I don't need it, but in my previous setup it was enabled) and two USB-based sound sinks, namely Logitech Z Cin?ma speakers (Default Device) and Logitech G930 headset (Default Communications Device). Both are connected directly to the motherboard USB ports so it's not a problem with wonky USB hubs.

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Answer:Windows audio randomly dies (probably USB-related)

Hiyya inco and welcome for starters I am definitely no expert mate I run a straight forward Asus Xonar DG card (the Xonar supports 7:1 systems) with my Ivy B with a Logitec Z 506 speaker set up and I have no probs at all, and it is a fairly cheap card at that.
Now I don't know what your audio set up is and it sounds like Ben Hur to me but just as a suggestion why not try a different brand card? I just really like the Asus control module that comes with mine and Asus do a really nice range of sound cards.

I am just getting a gut feeling the Logitec card is not the full dollar.

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My computer is being extremely odd right now. Randomly, usually while gaming but at other times also, it will just die. When this happens, it kinda just freezes while repeating the same sound on a loop. It loses all video and sounds like all the insides shut off. When it does this, hitting reset doesn't really work, and usually I cannot turn it off and back on. If I try, I get no beep in POST which indicates to me it would be CPU or MoBo...maybe a power supply?

If I unplug the power from the back for a minute, I can restart it and it will go through POST with the beep and all, and say CPU is unworkable or has been changed, and then play fine for anywhere between 5 minutes to many hours with no problems, then it will happen again.

I cannot tell what wattage my PS is. I built most of this computer about 5 years ago, and have since modded the power supply case, and lost the sticker. The CPU is the original one I got when I built it, the MoBo is 4 years old, and the video card is new.

CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 3000 MHz (15 x 200)
Motherboard Name Abit IC7-G (5 PCI, 1 AGP Pro, 4 DDR DIMM, Audio, Gigabit LAN, IEEE-1394)
System Memory 3072 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM)
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS (256 MB)
Audio Adapter Creative Audigy SE (SB0570) Sound Card

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Answer:Comp randomly dies, hard to restart

Hello & welcome to TSF

follow this link & download this program

it should be able to give you your voltages

the post them back here


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Hi,

I have one laptop with Windows XP on it. The problem is that keyboard and mousepad both all together die randomly but usb mouse still works. This error occurs randomly. Not everytime i use the computer.

Anyone got the same problems?
Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Keyboard / mousepad on laptop dies randomly

well based on the info provided my first guess would be that the keyboard is shot.... or ... if its a toshiba TE 2000 it might be the connector that the the keyboard ribbon connects to might be loose and need resoldering...but that would be the only 2 i can think of right at the moment... let us know how you fix it so it can possibly be of help to others
 

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Hi there,

I can't seem to figure this problem out. Every so often (from seconds to a couple minutes) my internet connection will fail, but only for less than a second. Typically no one would even notice this, but it becomes a problem when you use software like Messenger or you play games online. The disconnection is long enough to sign you off.

I've been watching a ping I set to yahoo.com for a good 10 minutes, and sure enough, there are occasional spots where for just 1-3 attemps it will time out, then get replies just fine again.

I use a wired ethernet connection, not wireless. The ethernet port is part of my motherboard, its a fairly modern motherboard, not an old one, and I made sure the driver for it was up to date. Any ideas?

If this helps:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Travis-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.nh.comcast.net.

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.nh.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-4D-84-B5-34
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::b87f:192c:248a:162f%11(Preferred)
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I have Lenovo T500 Thinkpad for around one year. The laptop started to die randomly without any notification, no blue screen, no shut down, it just dies as if there is no power to the laptop. First I thought it could be a problem with the battery so I replaced my battery with the battery of another Lenovo T500. Even after that the problem persisted. So I removed the battery and just connected the laptop to AC power. The laptop does not die any more and I didnt face any issues. What could cause a problem like this? Whenever I connect the battery, the battery icon on the task bar says its charging and even if I use the battery alone the laptop works fine for sometime until it dies randomly. Any help is greatly appreciated.  Thanks

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it seems to happen most often when playing video or playing facebook games of any type. there is no warning the computer is just OFF. it has done this in safe mode as well and i wasn't even watching video or playing any games then. the only time it has done this before it was over heated. now sometimes it is hot and others it is not so it really seems random. no viruses, no malware, regular maintenance is kept up. if i can find a solution other than formatting the machine that would be great, or at least knowing if formatting would do me any good at all. i have downloaded hijack this and the TSGInfo follows:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7250 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 183119 MB, Free - 107917 MB; H: Total - 953859 MB, Free - 765073 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO, N/A, N/A
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:computer shuts off (Dies completely) randomly

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I've had this laptop for about 2 weeks, and have Windows 10.  A couple of days or so ago, I unplugged it and took it into another room to use.  It was on battery at least 6 hours with no problems.  It's been plugged in since then. I just looked at the battery meter and it shows only 35% power remaining.  Why is it not fully recharged by now?

Answer:Aspire E5-575G-5328 randomly dies on battery

Hi,Try a battery calibration, the method is here:https://www.howtogeek.com/172271/how-to-calibrate-your-laptops-battery-for-accurate-battery-life-est...

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Yet another problem with my peice of crap i call the "computer".

I got a new monitor at xmas, hoping to solve the problems i was haveing with my old one too no avail however.

Sometimes when im playing games etc it just looses the signal from the computer. Im using a 9800 pro 128MB graphics card, and cant understand why this is happening. The computer is still running fine though. It just wont display anything. Why could this be? I only got the card 3 months ago, it shoudlnt be doing this. It also at random intervals decides to artifact and under both circumstances i have to switch off for a while and wait before it will work again.

Things ive checked.

The card i sseated properly.
uninstalled it and reinstalled it
using latest drivers.
Using Direct X 9c
On board VGA automatically disables when AGP card is plugged in.
when uninstalled it seems to run fine from the motherboard connection (Hence im thinking dodgy card)
The car dis connected to the power supply as is nescessary.

Im totally stumped here. I can live with the situation but its not ideal, especially whe im playing gamesa and it just dies on me. Its as though the card is stopping sending the signal to my monitor.

Could this be a dodgy card? If so who do i contact about it? The place i bought the card from, or the manufacturer??

Any help would be great. Thanks.
 

Answer:Monitor randomly dies/video card probs

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I got this laptop 2 months ago and it worked just fine but lately it's been dying randomly (the battery was at 98%) for absolutely no reason, no prompts all i can hear is a sound coming from the hard disk just as if the laptop was force shut down by holding the power button key. The laptop temperatures weren't high at the time (mostly all components @ 45°C). I use this laptop for college and it's been REALLY unreliable & I can't return it at this time since I'm at a dorm and i don't think it would even get a RMA since it happens randomly (you can't expect it at all - i only had word and microsoft edge opened and poof it's dead) - also i can always start it again instantly but SOMETIMES it dies again in the booting process. Also I successfully ran an Aida64 stress test until the battery died normally (it did NOT shut down). Any suggestions on what i should do? Edit: oops i sent this twice by accident













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Answer:Aspire E5-575G-5328 randomly dies on battery

Sorry you are having problems with your Acer E5 laptop. Based on the info provided we recommend the system be checked by the Acer repair location for your region. Please contact Acer from the country list posted at http://www.acer.com/worldwide/ for assistance with this issue.

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I have had my 3000 N100 Thinkpad for around 2 years now and after a year and a half I realised the Battery was no longer charging, soon after this happened my Laptop would just die randomly, when I say die I mean there is no shutdown screen  it is as iff all power to the p.c. suddenly stopped.At first I though it must be a Virus but after numerous scans and re-installing Windows the problem re-occured, Today I opened the P.C. and checked the fan as I thought maybe it was over heating and eventually giving in, I was relieved to see a load of dust and used the vacumn to clear the fan.I thought that would fix the problem but now if anything it seems worse, I know the battery is dead as the charge level is 0 and the battery indicator on the front of the laptop flashes 5 times organge before disappears completely...In a Final attempt I have disconnected the battery completely and am now running it only on the power adapter, I don't know if this will work but I need to do something...What could cause a problem like this, all of my settings are correct my power settings are set to always on with no hibernation.Any help will be wonderful.Thanks
 
Moderator Note; PIC warning addedMessage Edited by andyP on 05-07-2008 11:58 AM













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Answer:Computer dies Randomly (Battery also dead) [PICS]

Maybe the battery just went bad. The only way I can think of to test it would be to try the battery in another Lenovo 3000 or to try a new battery in your Lenovo 3000.





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I got this laptop 2 months ago and it worked just fine but lately it's been dying randomly (the battery was at 98%) for absolutely no reason, no prompts all i can hear is a sound coming from the hard disk just as if the laptop was force shut down by holding the power button key. The laptop temperatures weren't high at the time (mostly all components @ 45°C). I use this laptop for college and it's been REALLY unreliable & I can't return it at this time since I'm at a dorm and i don't think it would even get a RMA since it happens randomly (you can't expect it at all - i only had word and microsoft edge opened and poof it's dead) - also i can always start it again instantly but SOMETIMES it dies again in the booting process. Also I successfully ran an Aida64 stress test until the battery died normally (it did NOT shut down). Any suggestions on what i should do? Edit: oops i sent this twice by accident

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I got this laptop 2 months ago and it worked just fine but lately it's been dying randomly (the battery was at 98%) for absolutely no reason, no prompts all i can hear is a sound coming from the hard disk just as if the laptop was force shut down by holding the power button key. The laptop temperatures weren't high at the time (mostly all components @ 45°C). I use this laptop for college and it's been REALLY unreliable & I can't return it at this time since I'm at a dorm and i don't think it would even get a RMA since it happens randomly (you can't expect it at all - i only had word and microsoft edge opened and poof it's dead) - also i can always start it again instantly but SOMETIMES it dies again in the booting process. Any help on what i should do?

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the last two days my machine has suffered a crash with similar symptoms. First, the display goes blank. I can see some disk activity. This continues for maybe 20-30 seconds and then the machine shuts down. Yesterday, I had to restart the machine twice b/c the first attempt also resulted in a shutdown during the boot process.I thought that perhaps it was an overheating issue, but I'm not convinced of that as today there was nothing obstructing the exhaust vents (though they were a bit dusty).I'm runing windows 7 pro, 64 bit. Have an NVidia card, but I don't know about the details. Where would I find them? Thanks in advance.













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Answer:Thinkpad W510 Display randomly dies and then machine shuts down

If it is a W510, graphics are probably 1GB NVIDIA® Quadro® FX880M.  It is hard to diagnose from a thousand miles away, but my first guess is overheating. I suggest installing TPFancontrol (free) and monitor temperatures.

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On occasion, for no apparent reason, my screen will rotate to any orientation. I have to put it into, and out of, sleep mode in order to get the orientation back to where needed. Also, on occasion, for no apparent reason, I lose the ability to use my touchpad and keyboard, and need to use the touchscreen in order to do anything. I also need to put it into, and out of, sleep mode in order to regain use of the touchpad and keyboard.  I've updated all software and drivers out of frustration, but nothing has helped. Help!! 

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i am using acer e3-112 notebook on win 8.1 64 bit.....my touchpad scroll is not working can anyone provide me the synaptic touchpad driver for win 8.1 which actually provides scroll feature on touchpad TIA

Answer:e3-112 touchpad scroll for win 8.1

This is what Acer has:TouchPadSynapticsTouchpad Driver18.1.2.1690.5 KB2014/11/26Download http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers

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I have some issues with touchpad scroll option, like there`s no one finger scroll option as most laptops have it, latest drivers TouchPad Driver (Elan, Synaptics) 17.0.14.74/11.4.31.1 are installed on windows 7 x64 with no errors and works ok .. but, it confuses me when I looked: http://tinyurl.com/mmzdnue ..so, where is the one finger scroll option?.. is there any older driver with that option?  thanks for any advice!










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Answer:g50-70 touchpad/scroll?

hi fangovk,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
If you have an ELAN Touchpad, it's likely that the feature is disabled in the registry. Try to check this article on how to enable these hidden features then reboot the machine and observe if you now have an Edge Scroll (a.k.a. One Finger Scroll) option.
 

 
Note:
The procedure requires you to merge a registry file to enable all the ELAN features. Ensure that you create a System Restore point or a registry backup just in case you need to revert back the changes.
 
 
Regards

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Question: Scroll on touchpad

Hello everyone,

I just installed the Windows 8 consumer preview and everything seems to be working fine, except I can no longer scroll using my touch pad on my Sony Vaio. Does anyone know how I can fix this or of a driver that is compatible with Windows 8?

Thanks for anyones help!

Answer:Scroll on touchpad

On installing, Win8 doesn't seem to recognize the trackpad as a trackpad. If you go to control panel, you just see the mouse.

Are there trackpad drivers for Windows 8? Class drivers?

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I just purchased a new xps 15 and, unlike my family's touchpads and my old xps's touchpad, this one does not have side scrollbar. If it does, I am completely dumbfounded on how to activate it. I love the option of scrolling on the right side of my touchpad and I would enjoy having it on this computer.
 
Please help and thanks

Answer:How do i get scroll on my touchpad for my xps 15

I had the same problem until about 5 minutes ago. Go to control panel -->Switch to small icons --> Click "mouse" (far right column for me) --> Click "Device Settings" tab on the top right --> Click "settings" (on the middle right hand side) --> Double click "Scrolling" (second on list below "overview") --> Click "One-finger" scrolling--> Check the "enable vertical scrolling"  and "enable horizontal scrolling"
- For some reason Dell set the default to two finger scrolling so if you can't find the above menu try placing your index and middle finger about half and in apart in the middle of the trackpad and pull down like you normally do to scroll with one finger
                         --Hope that helps :)

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Hello There,
I have a laptop with alps touchpad driver. I think it's a synatics touchpad. the scroll certainly does not works anymore. I still can glide and tap but not scroll. Any idea? Well, the tapping didn't work last week either. So I decided to roll back my driver. Now tapping is working but the scroll device is not.
Laptop: ZV5000 HP
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Answer:Touchpad won't scroll up or down

What Make and Model is the Laptop?? I would go to the makers website and download the driver or any updated drivers for the touchpad.
 

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Question: TouchPad Scroll

Hi i have got a proplem with my touchpad i can't scroll down or up by two fingers like any laptob and i can't solve this proplem please help me

Answer:TouchPad Scroll

 Have you gone to Control Panel and checked the Synaptics settings for the touchpad? Everyone is welcome here at HP Forum but you might get better responses at Dell's forum.http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f

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Question: touchpad scroll

I have an HP Pavillion laptop and all the sudden I have no scroll, it shows the symbol but it does not work. Any ideas?
 

Answer:touchpad scroll

Update your touchpad drivers.
 

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I just upgraded to Windows 10 and the first issue I have come across is that my touchpad 2-finger scrolling doesn't work...on anything. I went to device settings and unchecked, then rechecked scrolling abilities to no avail. I also tried the customary restart which did not help either.
I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro. Help?

Answer:Why won't my touchpad scroll?

You might want to try the driver for windows 8.1 for the touch muse device. Get it from their website.

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I bought new pc parts this week and also bought Windows 10 Home while I was at it, due to W7 not accepting USB 3.0. But shortly after, I started having bad audio problems when using my headset, which is connected to my motherboard's rear 3.5mm output.

The symptoms consist of:
- The audio cutting out suddenly after just a few minutes of usage, e.g. 30 seconds of youtube, combined with the microphone not picking up any audio.

- Sound panel not responding occassionally or becoming sluggish. Can pop up later when clicking on things like browser tabs.

- High Definition Audio Device disappearing from choosable outputs in the notification area.

- Realtek High Definition Device disappearing from the Device Manager.

- Random pop-ups saying that I've either unplugged an audio device or I've plugged in an audio device multiple times in a row.

- Sound panel showing activity from both random thing I'm playing, and the Test Sound button, but no sound actually playing in the headset.

- Usually the sound cuts out with a small crackle, but other times it's completely silent when it happens. When loading the desktop I can hear some crackling too.

- ARK: Survival Evolved crashing, giving me a memory write error, followed by a notification of a decive being plugged in instantly after.

I've tried:
- Installing the latest drivers through windows update, realtek's latest drivers, motherboard's latest drivers and various .cab updates being rejected because the drivers "are up to date&... Read more

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Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but here goes:

For quite some time now my scroll button (I guess it's called the middle action button) has not worked. I've recently downloaded all the recent drivers for the touchpad/trackpoint and it hasn't worked. I open up the mouse properties box from the Thinkpad Configuration options, and under the Device Settings tab I click on the Synaptics TouchPad then click settings >> buttons. But under the buttons tab the only two options showing up are "left button" and "right button" but no "middle button" when before it used to be there. My question is, how do I get this middle button back?
 

Answer:IBM T40 Touchpad Scroll Button

Hiya

I've moved this to Hardware for more response

Have you tried all in this page:

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-4Y67LA

Regards

eddie
 

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Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but here goes:

For quite some time now my scroll button (I guess it's called the middle action button) has not worked. I've recently downloaded all the recent drivers for the touchpad/trackpoint and it hasn't worked. I open up the mouse properties box from the Thinkpad Configuration options, and under the Device Settings tab I click on the Synaptics TouchPad then click settings >> buttons. But under the buttons tab the only two options showing up are "left button" and "right button" but no "middle button" when before it used to be there. My question is, how do I get this middle button back?
 

Answer:IBM T40 Touchpad Scroll Button

Try the latest Logitech drivers (9.something) They worked for me.
 

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Hello,
my touchpad on my notebook scroll has stopped working, could someone please direct me on how to enable this feature again. I have a hp dv4000. thank you!
 

Answer:touchpad scroll disabled

I'm going to move this to hardware -- this forum is for new articles.
 

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My 2 finger scrolling no longer works and the mouse pointer seems slow. It was working until my PC randomly crashed and restarted and now it wont work.I already went into the settings and turned the speed up to max but it still seems pretty slow. Anybody have these issues, or more importantly, know how to fix them?

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I've just upgraded from my 7 year old Dell Inspiron to a Dell 15 5000. I cannot get single edge scrolling to work. I've got the 2 finger scroll but not single as it was on my Studio. Needless to say Windows 10 OS.

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i hav scroll in my compaq cq40-601tu laptop but it doesnot work. i dont know which driver/software to download. please help me
 

Answer:enabling scroll on touchpad

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...8&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=4030365
 

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In Yoga 900 the touchpad does not scroll sometimes even I updated all the drivers or restored the computer. I thought it was just me having this problem but then I read in the reviews on Lenovo web site that some users was complaining quote "trackpad isn't reliable as it doesn't scroll sometimes. Not sure if I am missing something or this is genuinely a problem. in any case, would appreciate Lenovo's attention on this". 
 
To be more concrete the scrolling with two fingers with the touchpad (trackpad) seems to work well in desktop apps like Chrome, but does not seem to work well in windows metro or windows metro app. For example, going to Windows 10 Button > All apps, scrolling will not work there with two fingers using touchpad. Nor will it work in Windows 10 > Settings > any options. Switching to Chrome it will imediately work smoothly. 
 
Number of users affected is at least 2 so I decided to bring it up here so it can be resolved.

Answer:Yoga 900 - Touchpad does not scroll sometimes

I have the same problem with the touchpad/trackpad. Chrome, IE, and Edge two finger scroll acceptably.   Windows (start menu and settings) and metro apps will work after a reboot until you click on something and then scrolling breaks completely (or behaves very erratically in these applications). I've tried reinstalling the touchpad drivers (trying to uninstall fails for me) and creating the "UseScrollCursor" registry key that some people have reported, but I haven't had any success. I'm glad I purchased with a 15 day return policy. I will wait a few days to see if a fix comes out, but I can't live with this type of bug.

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I've got a Dell Studio 1558, running Windows 7.
I recently had have a new hard drive installed, which then involved (obviously) reinstalling Windows 7 and all appropriate drivers. I think I've installed everything, yet the scroll and multi-touch features on my touchpad do not work. My guess is that this is some sort of driver problem, but I cannot seem to find the correct one.
Any ideas?

Thanks,

KC

Answer:Touchpad scroll fails

If you are running Windows 7 64 bit:http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?os=W764&catid=17&dateid=-1&impid=-1&osl=EN&typeid=-1&formatid=-1&servicetag=&SystemID=STUDIO1558&hidos=W764&hidlang=en&TabIndex=&scanSupported=True&scanConsent=False

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 Hello,After I formatted my computer I can't get my touchpad to work properly. Can't scroll with it. The touchpad doesn't seem to read two fingers at a time, and that's really frustrating. As a student, I really need a way to scroll quickly. Using the up and down keys isn't very pleasant. I tried working it out through the windows 8 settings, but couldn't find anything useful. Would appreciate any help.













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Answer:Can't scroll using touchpad. Lenovo y50-70.

hi Michael9810,
 
Can you try these steps:
1. Install this Touchpad Driver (Synaptic, Elan, Alps) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and reboot if necessary
2. Press the Windows key? +X, and navigate to Control Panel > Hardware and sound > Mouse.
3. On the mouse properties, see if you can enable two finger scrolling from the Device Settings tab (for Synaptics Touchpad) or the ELAN tab (for ELAN touchpads).
 
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Sample article:
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht062562
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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

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iI have newly bought a SL410 with OSos and now I can't find the driver for its touchpad.. I am to used to use touchpad scrolling and unfortanately it's not working now .. Can anyone tell me where to find the driver? I have another problem and that is I can't make active protection work.. I have instulled it's driver but nothing happen,, I would be thankful if anyone helped me..

Answer:I can't scroll with touchpad..SL410

Hi again,It sounds like you are selectively installing lenovo drivers. These drivers are like 'if you do your H.W. you'll get a cookie and vice versa'. So to make these devices work you need more drivers than you have installed.Install in this order:-Hotkey with System Interface:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=migr-74261Power Management:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-4GXPEGPower Manager:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70601UltraNav Driver:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-73434APS:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-53150Be sure to run second setup from C:\Drivers.... after extracting the files.Hope it helps. 





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Hey,

I just bought a new laptop (HP Special Edition L2000) and I installed the latest version of Firefox but on the touch pad I cannot scroll down webpages, it works in IE but not in FF why is that? when I do try I get a small icon that looks like a mini scroll bar and it does nothing.

TIA
inspire
 

Answer:touchpad wont scroll

It's a Firefox problem.
It's well known, its possible that an earlier driver for the touchpad may work, but its a "variable" fix success wise.

Some other hints here:
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=13336&highlight=synaptics
 

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I opened up my laptop and suddenley I can't two finger scroll anymore. I tried opening upSettings - Devices - Mouse & Touchpad - Additional Mouse OptionsBut when I click it, it says, "control panel extension is incompatible with driver version" and once I click ok it kicks me out of the next page.How can I restore the two figure scroll settings?

Answer:Touchpad scroll not working

Hello, about when did this issue start? Have you done any updates recently, or downloading software from a website? What is the model of your laptop?

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The mouse cursor works perfectly fine during the signing in process, but it freezes once signed in. The touchpad only lets me scroll up/down. I tried FN+F5 but that doesn't work. I've had this laptop for a year and it hasn't done this until now. Any suggestions?

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I have just upgraded to windows 8 and cannot scroll using the touchpad on my laptop. Have tried to access the touch/mouse in the control panel but it only shows me having a mouse, no touchpad?? Completely lost! Any suggestions? Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4400 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4056 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 1804 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290204 MB, Free - 128832 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 03C1N4
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

Answer:Solved: Touchpad will not let me Scroll

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My Spectre is only 1 month old and my TouchPad scroll feature isn't working. I've gone to Settings-Add. mouse options- ClickPad Settings. Two-Finger Scrolling is selected. I've unselected and saved. Reselected, saved and still not working. I've then selected the vertical and horizontal scrolling. This isn't working either. The TouchPad is working for other options, rotating, pinch zoom, etc. are, however, working. The only thing not working are either scrolling options. This just recently happened over night...

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So I installed W7 about two weeks ago (as a clean install instead of an update) and since then my touchpad scroll is no longer working...

I've Googled this problem a lot and I haven't come across a solution that has worked for me yet. I think I have the most up-to-date Synaptics driver ('Synaptics Pointing Device Driver' version 14.0.3).

So I don't know what to do..

I'm on a Toshiba Tecra A8.

Any help is really appreciated!

Answer:Touchpad Scroll Not Working

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mark200


So I installed W7 about two weeks ago (as a clean install instead of an update) and since then my touchpad scroll is no longer working...

I've Googled this problem a lot and I haven't come across a solution that has worked for me yet. I think I have the most up-to-date Synaptics driver ('Synaptics Pointing Device Driver' version 14.0.3).

So I don't know what to do..

I'm on a Toshiba Tecra A8.

Any help is really appreciated!


hi mark200, welcome to the forums , have you tried the alps driver instead of the synaptics driver ? have a read of these 2 threads Synaptics Touchpad scroll feature not working scroll of touchpad doesnt work win7

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i m having pressario C772TU with windows XP Professional OS.
touchpad scroll is not working.
 

Answer:touchpad scroll not working

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i m having pressario C772TU with windows XP Professional OS.
touchpad scroll is not working.Click to expand...

Click Start, Right Click My Computer and click Manage then click Device Manager and check for yellow ? and red !
 

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So i got this new HP spectre i7 that I am very glad for, but for some reason, I cannot scroll with the touchpad. It has worked a couple of times, but for the most part, the mouse just moves without the page scrolling. I have tried to update the touchpad driver, but was the system said that I already had the newest available. It is quite an annoyance since I have to use the scroll bar constantly instead of scrolling swiftly with the touchpad. 

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My touchpad is not scrolling

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Hi people!

I have a Satellite M50-A-118 and I can't scroll with my touchpad.
How can I fix this problem?

Answer:Satellite M50-A-118 - can't scroll using touchpad

Please check touchpad options and be sure that scrolling option is enabled.
Have you already done this?

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Every time my T61 comes back from hibernation the touchpad scroll will not work.  The touchpad itself, the navpoint, and the navpoint scroll via the blue button all still work.  If I restart, it will work again.  I've reinstalled the driver multiple times with no success.  It still works when I come back from sleep, but not from hibernate.  Any suggestions?

Answer:T61 Touchpad Scroll after Hibernate

Hello everyone, The following fixed this problem for me. I have a T61.1. Download the latest drivers from Synaptics?s website, not Lenovo?s.http://www.synaptics.com/support/drivers2. Uninstall the ultranav driver and ultranav utility, and restart.3. Install the driver you downloaded from Synaptics. That?s it. Horizontal scrolling now works. Lenovo?s drivers are customized for thinkpads, replacing their driver with the one from Synaptics may result in loss of certain options and functionality. I do not need any extras like the zoom and all that. I usually use the trackpoint middle button as a mouse wheel click to open links in new tabs, and that still works. The Synaptics driver allows you to customize the trackpoint (they call it ?pointing stick?) also, so maybe the Lenovo driver isn?t all that important. Try it for yourself and see if it works for you. You can always uninstall Synaptics and go back to Lenovo?s driver.

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I have driver v12.0 from Synaptics Co. but i noticed that I can't scroll and also I noticed that many options isn't present in this version.
Unlike v7.0 that I had in Qosmio G20!

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Answer:Qosmio X - Can't scroll on the touchpad

(Assuming you have a Qosmio X300)

Did you have a normal touchpad on your G20?
Or was it one of those "deluxe" dual mode touchpads with the extra controls and lights on the touchpad itself?
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Hi, can you help me with how to make the scroll of my laptop's touchpad work again? Thank you
 

Answer:scroll of touchpad not working

what is the make and model of your notebook. some you can tap the mouse pad...some that will turn the mouse pad off, some scrolling. You can also look in the control panel under mouse. BTW what is your OS also?
 

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Hi,

I use a Toshiba notebook; Intel (R) Centrino 2 duo core processor P8400.

My touch pad is active and ok but shows only the mouse pointer on the screen.
The virtual scrolls which usually appear have gone
The nature of my work warrants that I get them back for easy manipulations.

I uninstalled the synaptic driver and reinstalled another I got from the Toshiba website supports and downloads link compatible with my system.

I am still not having my scroll bars active and do not know what to do next.
I am also not very versed with computers
Can anyone help me out?

Answer:Mising scroll bar on TouchPad

You can disable or enable the scroll function on the touchpad.

Go to control panel => mouse => device settings
Select the Synaptic Touchpad and click on settings. In the category virtual scrolling you can enable this feature.

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Bought a new Acer today, Aspire E5-571-503Y. I'm having a bit of trouble figuring out how to change the touchpad settings. I've been used to using 1 finger to scroll on the right side of the touchpad, but on this Acer i have to use two fingers to scroll. I've tried to find out how to change it but i can't seem to find out how to do it. Anybody know how to do it? If it is possible that is, which I assume it is.

Answer:Touchpad settings Scroll

Go to Control panel/Mouse and your touchpad settings will be there.If it doesn't have Touchpad in the Hardware tab you don't have the Touchpad driver installed.

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I've upgraded my Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit to Windows 10 Pro 64 bit under free upgrade program recently.
Since then my touchpad vertical & horizontal scrolling isn't working in any application.
Touch pad model is Synaptics LuxPad V7.4 having driver software 19.0.12.95 released on 15-July-15 (Latest)
My notebook model is HP G62.
 

Answer:Touchpad scroll bar not working

The G62 has a few sub-models, but have you tried the driver from HP? (15.0.18.0 Rev. A; Aug 7, 2015)
 

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I have a Satellite L750 (my first Laptop and first touchpad) running Windows 7. I have set the mouse scroll to 1 line at a time but every time I place the pointer on the right scroll bar down arrow (and press the left button or tap) the screen jumps so that the scroll bar is at the bottom. I want the screen to 'inch' down slowly as it would if I was using a mouse wheel.

Yes, I know that the answer is probably very easy so please, those folks that are itching to reply remember I am a 'newbie' at touchpads.

Regards

Answer:Satellite L750 - How do I scroll with the touchpad?

Hey,

You can scroll with the touchpad on right side of it. Just move your finger up or down on the right side of touchpad and you can scroll with this gesture. It?s not complicated and very easy.
Furthermore such basic operations are described in user manual and I would recommend reading it. ;)

If you are not familiar with the touchpad you can also connect an external USB mouse (same mouse like on a desktop computer). Such external mouses are not expensive and you don?t need a driver for that. Just connect it to one USB port and it?s ready to use :)

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Hi,  I have a E560 with Win7Pro, my problem is that I would like to change the speed of scroll with two fingers when I'm scrolling web sites. To do it I open the touchpad settings and set the speed to a lower one and "confirm", the scrolling was slower but only as long the window with touchpad settings was not closed. After I close this, the scrolling speed is back as before (fast), when i open again the settings everythings looks like I've set. All other options i changed for the touchpad are set and working after I close the settings only the scrolling speed will not change. I tried to do it with old drivers and new drivers and in Admin mode, nothing helps. Maybe you have an idea ? Brgds,













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Answer:E560 Touchpad - Speed Scroll

I found the solution but it's not the way how it should be done. In the mouse option ( I have no mouse ) in section "wheel" i had to change from scroll 2 lines to scroll 1 line. Now the speed is reduced but the scrolling is not smoth how it should be.  Problem is reported to Lenovo support and I hope they will release in future new drivers for the touchpad and solve this problem.

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I have looked at dozens of posts for this, but have as of yet not found a single solution that works. I have a Toshiba satelitte laptop running windows 7 and the touchpad scroll doesn't work at all. I have tried downloading the Alps drivers and the Synaptics, but neither of them solve this issue and it is really annoying. PLEASE HELP.

Answer:Touchpad scroll doesn't work

Please post your system info, ( http://www.techsupportforum.com/f104/please-read-before-posting-209061.html)

Did you just upgrade to Windows 7 or was it pre-installed?

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I'm using Z460 with E-LAN SmartPad installed on Win 7 (64 bit). My edge of touchpad can scroll up or down previously, but it's not working after change some start up msconfig. If someone could help that's would be fantastic. Thanks in advance. / Alex  













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Answer:Z460 TouchPad was unable to scroll

have you tried to update/re-install touchpad drivers?

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hi,

I have a Sony Vaio laptop and recently the scroll on the touchpad stopped working. This is very irritating, because now i actually have to drag the bar to scroll through pages instead of using the scroll. I have gone to the option screen and still nothing. Please help.
 

Answer:Solved: scroll touchpad not working

Maybe the touch pad drivers are the problem.
Try re-installing the touch pad drivers.
 

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Hello, i have problem with synaptic touch pad. When i browse some inet sites on chrome, mozilla or IE touchpad scroll work. After add new tab on any browser touchpad scroll dont work. After select previous tab and return to new one scroll is working. Problem is with 10-20 tabs open. Sometime is scroll works, sometimes not. Is the drivers problem?Thanks

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When i had my macbook pro i got used to the two finger touchpad scroll function, is there anyway to emulate that on the PC meaning was that software feature or hardware?
 

Answer:Mac style Touchpad scroll on Vista

Curious on the answer for this too. It always takes me a few seconds to realize that I can't scroll via the trackpad on a PC laptop.
 

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Hi! New to the forum...I just upgraded my windows 7 original install on my Toshiba Laptop (3 years old) to the Windows 10 Home Preview Build (10130 was installed). Everything appears to be working EXCEPT my touchpad will not scroll.
It is a Synaptics V7.5 on PS-2 port.
I went to the Synaptics website and don't see a windows 10 driver for this...How can i get the scrolling to work on the touchpad (everything else seems to be working on the pad)...
Thanks in advance for all help

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Will Not Scroll (Windows 10)

The included drivers are basic drivers. You will probably have to wait for Synaptics to release their full drivers.

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I rebuilt my laptop when I first got it, to get windows 8 off it and windows 7 on it. I got it all setup fine and when I tapped the right hand corner of the touchpad and done a circular motion it scrolled the webpage up and down. I was a great feature, I rebuilt my laptop again with a solid sata drive but I can't seem to get the touchpad to work with the circular motion feature I previously had. I'm not sure when I need to do, to get this enabled????????? I'm installed the synaptics driver and the intellitouch software but the intellitouch software doesnt seem to have done anything. Anyone got any ideas????

Answer:U410 touchpad Circular scroll??

Are you sure you got the right drivers with the right OS? Seeing that you put in an SSD, some of your files may be where they should not be.I know the Y series drivers are different for Win7 and Win8, there still isn't one for RapidDrive on Win8 which has stopped me from getting an SSD for my Y580 still waiting to apparate in front of me.





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for some reason randomly a message will pop up that the symantics touchpad has shut down. this has happened three times in the past hour, but never before. i downloaded the driver from the dell site and when i installed it and restarted my computer it worked fine but about an hour later it happened again. and again.

dell support has been no help at all, cant even contact tech support because my warranty ran out.

i have a dell vostro 1500, XP, two years old,

anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?
thanks
 

Answer:laptop touchpad scroll does not work

Can you quote the exact text of the message.
Also can you have a look at the event logs and see if there is something there that gives a clue.

By the way, it is Synaptics not Symantics
 

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I was trying to troubleshoot a freezing problem before login and so, following some online instructions, i unchecked "load startup items" in system configuration, which turned off ELAN smartpad at startup. When I tried scrolling up and down on my touchpad and it didn't work, I figured it must have something to do with turning the feature off at startup. Indeed, ELAN smartpad was unchecked in the startup tab in system config, so i re-checked it. However, when I restarted my laptop, the scroll feature still wasn't working until I went into the  "Elantech" folder under Program files within the C: drive and double clicked on "ETDCtrl." I tried copying this "ETDCtrl" into the startup folder but then an error just pops up after logging in. I have to turn on the scrolling feature everytime I log into my computer and it is getting super annoying. How can it automatically start every time I turn on my laptop? Also, I noticed that in the Startup tab in system config, the folder for ELANtech is labeled as "%Programfiles%\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe" instead of "C:\Programfiles\..." like for all the other startup items, is this the problem? if so, how do I fix it? thanks!













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Answer:B560 touchpad scroll problem

you can re-install touchpad drivers. it will fi registry issue(s)

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Hello everyone,  I have recently bought an IdeaPad Z510 running Windows 8.1 64bit. I have installed the latest drivers from Lenovo and I'm having a difficult time with the ALPS touchpad: 1. The two-finger scroll works, but only when I'm scrolling fast. If I want to scroll slowly, the touchpad is unresponsive - I can swipe the entire touchpad from top to bottom and the page only scrolls one line. This is a big problem, as it makes the touchpad extremely hard to use when reading long web pages. 2. There is no way to middle-click (i.e. no support for two/three-finger tap) - this is just a bit annoying, as I use middle-click to close browser tabs, but I can live without  ALPS touchpad driver 8.100.1611.210, which is the latest available on the Lenovo website.  I can only think of two solutions: either an update from Lenovo or an alternative driver (from another manufacturer) that can be used on the Z510. Unfortunately, ALPS does not provide generic drivers for end-users.  Any thoughts would be appreciated.  Thanks, Bogdan

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I have a HP G6 Notebook, OS: Windows 7

My touch pad is functional as I can move the mouse, right and left click work just fine. However neither the two finger scroll nor single finger scroll work when I turn on my computer. I have to manually go to Control Panel, Hardware, Mouse and just open the Synaptic program and then it works. All my preferred settings are still checked and saved since the beginning of time and the preferred mouse selected, is the touch pad.

The touch pad retains all of it's scrolling capabilities until I turn off then turn my computer on again. I thought I could resolve some of the issue if I pinned Synaptics to my bottom tool bar, but Synaptics does not show when I turn on my computer either.

Any thoughts?
 

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After upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7, the sroll function for the Synaptics touchpad does not work. Is this a specific driver issue, or a random glitch? I have searched endlessly to no avail. Any suggestions or fixes? Please advise. Thank you. 

Answer:Any solutions for the Synaptics touchpad scroll fu...

EDIT.... IF you want to look at your settings for the touchpad you can also. There are some things you can change that may make it work for you as well... Goto the Notifications next to the close, Then click all settings, then devices, then mouse & Touchpad. There you can make some changes. IT may help.... End Edit. I do know that there was an issue with some people having the touch pad turned off after the update.... However they were supported hardware for WIndows 10, I don't want to say for sure that your systems isnt supported however looking up your model in the acer support only shows support for Windows Vista and 7.  ONly thing you could try and do is update back to the 7 driver and see if it can work with that. I don't know that it  will.. I know that in my Aspire One it isn't supported and I can run 10 but don't have good Graphics Driver to do any good Game play... my driver date is 6-18-215 driver 19.0.13.0 is Synaptics.  If I remember right I had tried to roll it back, Then I uninstlaled it and restarted the computer and then it worked after finding the new driver. Maybe that would help you as well...  James

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Hello,

touchpad works fine, but can't scroll with it. Already tried changing option in the menu of the touchpad, but there is no scroll-function.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Mr. Forster

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Hi, Only the scroll feature on the touchpad on my HP 1000 notebook does not work, when I try to open the Synaptics Touchpad V7.5 it says "can not connect to the synaptics controller pointing device". Any help? Thank you.











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Answer:touchpad does not scroll and cannot open or connect with syn...

Hi, Try the following. First, download the Synaptics driver installer on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp62501-63000/sp62715.exe Next, open windows Control Panel, open Programs and Features, right click the Synaptics entry and select Uninstall. When this has completed, restart the notebook. When windows has fully reloaded, open your Downloads folder, right click the Synaptics installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation.  When this has completed, restart the notebook again. Regards, DP-K

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When pressing ctrl and using the scroll, it is supposed to zoom in and out. It seems to not function in different programs?! For example I use it fine in Firefox, but Photoshop, OneNote, Premiere and Sony Vegas it does not work. Very irritating.

Answer:Touchpad Scroll Zooming not functioning

Update to the latest touchpad driver from Lenovo support site.





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Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad 13. The touchpad works with all Windows applications except the Windows Photos application.In fact, Scrolling is extremely slow while scrolling is normal for other applications. My son has a Dell laptop, and it does not have this problem with the Windows Photos application. So, I think the problem comes from Lenovo Thank's For your helpDavvv (from France)

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