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Inactive area of Synaptics TouchPad

Question: Inactive area of Synaptics TouchPad

Hi
I have an Acer Laptop with a Synaptice TouchPad. It works fine, but I have noticed that the bottom 20% of the TouchPad (all of the way across the bottom) is inactive. This reduces the size of the usaable area substantially. The mouse click buttons are below the TouchPad area that I am speaking about. I can't see anything in the TrackPad properties to set the active area. Is there a way to resolve this or is it just a feature!
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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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I'm looking for software that can customize my touchpad functions, like "tap to click" and some other features found in Synaptics software... The touchpad on my laptop doesn't have anything like it...

Answer:Synaptics software on non-synaptics touchpad?

Edit: nevermind, re-read title

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The Yoga is my 1st Windows machine in years. Coming from various MacBook(s) Pro(s) I dearly miss the capabilities and configurability of Apple's multitouch touchpad. While responsibility of the Synaptics device is fairly decent I haven't found an experience that is anything close to the one perceived on the MacBook touchpad. Latter in combination with BetterTouchTool is my weapon of choice when it comes to productivity. It offers almost unlimited configurability, that is, I can design/configure any gesture I desire and link it to a keystroke for instance. It's just perfect since I am not into Apple's predefined gesture settings at all. Now I have spent endless hours in getting this back on my new Yoga. At least I am now able to use 3 finger swipes for back/forward navigation. However, this is just a fraction of what I need/want. That's why I am looking for a way to either be able to modify the driver myself (open source, Lenovo/Synaptics?) or get access to an API I can build on. Obviously I'd prefer latter option. Synaptics is touting their Gesture Suite but I cannot find a download somewhere. I'm afraid it's OEM only. And if that's the config app that comes with the standard Synaptics driver it's just pathetic. So does anyone have a clue on how we can significantly improve the performance of this otherwise very nice laptop? Thanks in advance,stfn

Answer:Yoga 13: any chance for open source Synaptics touchpad driver or touchpad API?

hi stfn-64,my personal opinion on this case, i don't think either lenovo or synaptics will share the main source codes with you or anyone else.at this point, i suggest you to try to update drivers synaptics. it may solve your issue.hope this helps.

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Dear all,
Since yesterday, the built-in TouchPad mouse does not react anymore. In properties it says "the device is working properly", but it doesn't...
I am now using an external mouse.
How can I restore the TouchPad mouse? When I open the control panel, I get the possibility to uninstall the Synaptics driver. Should I?
Thanks for your help!

Heleen

Answer:TouchPad mouse does not react - Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad

Hi

What notebook model do you have??
Please post this info always!!!

Regarding your issue;
Firstly you should try to remove the old touchpad driver and after you have downloaded the newest version of touchpad driver from the Toshiba European driver page try to reinstall it!

Should works?

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Hi, I have a lenovo g570 running on Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits, drivers are all updated. How can I turn off the palmcheck feature?Software details:Synaptics TouchPad v7.2Driver: Synaptics Zeitgerät  Date: 07.04.2011  Version: 15.3.0.0 Also if I tap on the touchpad, it doesn't click... i always have to use the mouse button for clicking. How can I enable this feature? Thank you in advance,-- Trace

Answer:Lenovo 570 touchpad disable palmcheck Synaptics Touchpad v7.2

hi Trace99,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try accessing the Control Panel
   Under Hardware and Sound  / Mouse
       In the Mouse properties Windows the last TAB should be your synaptics Click that and hit properties or settings
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Or check this suggestion .
 
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In Windows 8 the option is called SmartSense. Disabling this worked for me.

Press Win+W to bring up Settings Search
Type "synaptic" 
Double Click "SmartSense"
Slide the Slider all the way to "Off"
Click "Close" and then "OK"

This will Disable the Anti-Palm detection which prevents simultaneous Keyboard and Mouse use. I recommend you re-enable this feature when you're not gaming as otherwise you risk problems while typing.

In Windows 8 the option is called SmartSense. Disabling this worked for me.

Press Win+W to bring up Settings Search
Type "synaptic" 
Double Click "SmartSense"
Slide the Slider all the way to "Off"
Click "Close" and then "OK"

This will Disable the Anti-Palm detection which prevents simultaneous Keyboard and Mouse use. I recommend you re-enable this feature when you're not gaming as otherwise you risk problems while typing.

 
 
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 





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HI I am having trouble with the notification area hide inactive icons option.

I am able to hide the icons easily. the problem is that they ocasionaly re-appear after a reboot. It is starting to frustrate me so I am hoping to some help on the topic.

Thanks

Philip

Answer:Notification Area, Hide Inactive Icons

This is a known bug in WinXP see if this will help, it has for many.http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_n.htm#na

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Hello all. I just recently purchased a windows machine and I would like to disable the right click area of the trackpad. Since you can use two fingers to right click, I don't see any reason to have that area designated for that purpose. I have searched all through all of the trackpad settings, then google to find a solution with no success.

Any ideas?

Answer:How to Disable Right Click area on Synaptics ClickPad

since synaptics has lots of trackpad versions can you take screen shot of your trackpad software so we can help you further please. also are you trying to disable a touch area of the trackpad or a physical button?

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I have r40 2722 model, with touchpad and trackpoint together, the driver from this site that suites windows xp says it is not  hardware compatible, it brings error message. The trackpoint is ok.plz help,much appritiation if it is as soon as possible, thank you from advance.













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Answer:HELP!! ThinkPad R40 Model 2722 synaptics driver for touchpad not working, touchpad not working

Welcome to the forum! Is your touchpad enabled in BIOS? 

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On my laptop Toshiba Satellite mouse (touchpad) is inactive when the power is connected, but only works on battery!
The battery normally takes place during this time but we can not use the mouse!

How to solve this problem??

Answer:Touchpad inactive when notebook is on AC power supply

Out of curiosity but which notebook model do you have?
Do you use original preinstalled OS that you got with your notebook?

Can you enable/disable touchpad using FN+F9 key combination?

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Question: Synaptics touchpad

I would like to mention that upgrading to Windows 10 on 2 HP laptops. On the one that is older which had the synaptics driver 15.3.29.0 the tapping worked fine, on the newer unit the driver was current with version 19. something. With attempting to adjust the synaptics using the up to date driver there was real no satisfaction. I deleted it and installed the 15.3.29.0 driver and it works great..

Hope this helps someone...

dsherman

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

help?
 

Answer:Synaptics touchpad help

The touchpad could be worn out
 

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

Answer:synaptics ps/2 touchpad

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

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Question: Synaptics touchpad

I would like to mention that upgrading to Windows 10 on 2 HP laptops. On the one that is older which had the synaptics driver 15.3.29.0 the tapping worked fine, on the newer unit the driver was current with version 19. something. With attempting to adjust the synaptics using the up to date driver there was real no satisfaction. I deleted it and installed the 15.3.29.0 driver and it works great..

Hope this helps someone...

dsherman

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I upgraded to Windows 10 perfectly but after i installed Windows 10 driver of Synaptics TouchPad 19.0.19.1 PS/2 on my hp pavilion dm4-1265dx from official Synaptics webpage, everything works fine except one thing; Locking area on top left of the touchpad. Normally when you touch on it twice, the red led has to lid and touchpad should be locked, however now; the red light is always on and i cannot lock it with double touch.

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I upgraded to Windows 10 perfectly but after i installed Windows 10 driver of Synaptics TouchPad 19.0.19.1 PS/2 on my hp pavilion dm4-1265dx from official Synaptics webpage, everything works fine except one thing; Locking area on top left of the touchpad. Normally when you touch on it twice, the red led has to lid and touchpad should be locked, however now; the red light is always on and i cannot lock it with double touch.

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Question: synaptics touchpad

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

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Question: Synaptics TouchPad

Hello,

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

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

Answer:Synaptics TouchPad

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

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

Also, the scroll does not work.

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

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

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

Please, please, PLEASE help! Please!
 

Answer:Synaptics touchpad - PLEASE help!

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

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Question: Synaptics TouchPad

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

Tony Williams
 

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I cannot enable my Synsptics TouchPad in my Toshiba A-135-S4537 laptop.  I have Win 7 Home Priemun 32 Bit OS. The touchpad worked fine before I disabled it but when I tried to enable it again it would not work.  The Device Manager says that the driver  is up to date.  I  uninstalled the driver and reinstalled it again to no avail.   The Device Manager says that the touchpad is installed and working fine but actually does not work.  Can anyone help me correct this problem?

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Question: Synaptics Touchpad

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











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Answer:Synaptics Touchpad

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

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Question: synaptics touchpad

how do I turn it off if its not installed? is it safe to disable the PS2 connection? *that's what the touchpad is connected through*

Answer:synaptics touchpad

What laptop do you have?

Most have a button that actually disables / turns off the touchpad for when you are typing.

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Question: Synaptics Touchpad

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

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad

Hi, kyzersoze.

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

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

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

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

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

Answer:Synaptics touchpad problems

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

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

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad not working

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

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I recently purchased a laptop. If i use the touchpad for a while or in certain places (the common room of my college sometimes) the touchpad begins acting wierd. When i drap the pointer along and lif my finger up, sometimes it moves back to it original position or somewhere near, s its difficult to select things.
Any help or ideas apreciated

Thanks,
Metaphoric
 

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my synaptics touchpad has a mind of its own
Hello this is my first posting to your Windows seven forum. I am writing to you today because over the past two to three weeks my Synaptics touchpad mouse has had a mind of its own. It has been clicking and opening files without me pressing the mouse buttons or tapping the touchpad, scrolling by itself, highlighting and moving the files on my desktop and in my computer, etc. I have tried everything from physically cleaning the Touchpad thoroughly, updating the Synaptics driver time and time again only to find no resolution to this issue, I have also uninstalled and reinstalled previous versions of the synaptics drivers that worked before with my laptop only to be confronted with this same problem. I have ran scans on both Uni-blue registry booster and PC Tools Spyware Doctor (which I use as my registry and anti-virus/spyware programs) and of which I update on a daily/weekly basis and yet I have found no traces of what may be causing my mouse to act so crazy. I have also ran the system scan in the command prompt which was suggested earlier in this thread only to find out that everything was running properly and at 100% integrity.
I have an HP dv7-3065dx Entertainment Notebook [pavilion dv7 is the product name on the back] that I purchased from Best buy in 2010. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit that was pre-installed onto my laptop. I have been pretty thorough on keeping all of my Microsoft a... Read more

Answer:my synaptics touchpad has a mind of its own

Hello Lionpride. Welcome to the Forum.

Try this:
In the Taskbar near the clock you will see the icon for "Synaptics Pointing Device". Right click on that and uncheck: "Tap to Click".

See if that helps.

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My computer is a Toshiba Satellite L305 and has a Synaptics TouchPad. I use Windows Vista.

For a few weeks I had been getting messages saying "Synaptics TouchPad has stopped working, click here to solve the problem" or something similar. I didn't think anything of it because the mouse was working fine, so I just hit the "X". I'm not even sure that is a part of the problem even because it has stopped coming up.

Lately the mouse will work fine and after being on the computer for about an hour or so, the mouse will slowly stop working. I can still click and when I tap the touchpad, that will still click. I just won't be able to move the mouse. Restarting the computer does not fix it. Usually I just plug in a mouse and use it for 20-30 minutes and by then the mouse is working fine again.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Synaptics TouchPad not working.

Press FN and F7 at the same time. Post back with results.
 

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Hi all,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many thanks for any help you can offer.
 

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Problem

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Hello,
My problem is that after switching off the touchpad mouse some time ago, now I cannot switsh it on. Usually I use a normal mouse, as it is more convienient. But when I am out of home I surely would like to use the touchpad one.
When I try to habilitate it in the contral panel, it works for several seconds only. I tryed it with and without the normal mouse - no differrence.
My computor is Acer Aspire 5610, Windows XP. Never had viruses.
I have tried to download a new driver from the link I have found in this post:
http://www.aqua-soft.org/board/showthread.php?t=43310
and put it on the existing one - no result.
Maybe I should delete the old version driver and then put the new one?
In advance thank everyone for help.
Irina
 

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After upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7 the Synaptics PS/2 touchpad no longer has scolling ability. I have tried vertical and horizontal, as well as 1 and 2 finger. The touch pad is enabled and scolling is enabled. The current driver is 19.0.12.98 which was updated by windows update. I have downloaded and installed 19.0.19.1 from the Synaptics website and it didn't work. I have tried the Windows 8 driver from Synaptics as well and had no luck (failed to install even in compatibility mode). The original Compaq Windows 7 driver wouldn't work either. Unable to find any solution by searching or reading the forums. Any help is appreciated.

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Is there a real fix for the Touchpad? I went through an hour with HP support, who told me I had viruses and sent me to a fee-based support. I cleared my system myself and re-installed the driver, no luck. Finally just disabled the Touchpad and used a wired mouse. Issue solved. 

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I have a T61 with vista SP2 .I have a Synaptics touchpad with the latest drivers as installed by updates(15.0.18.0)I believe that Synaptics has released Multi touch and gesture sute with the newer drivers , but I cant see such options.Multi touch works on my touchpad as I have downloaded and am using the Synaptics Scrybe software ( three finger gesture is used to initiate the software)So can anyone tell me where is the problem? Why I cant get Multi tiuch?













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Answer:Synaptics Touchpad query?

I believe the option is only available for the newer Thinkpads with the new touchpad. Even if it might be technically possible it seems like Synaptics didn't include that option in the software for the older touchpads. -gan

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

Answer:Touchpad 's synaptics settings

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

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Hello! My laptop has an issue about its mousepad. It was working fine last year before I double-tapped the upper left part of my mousepad (to disable it for a bit). I forgot to enable it again, and I turned my laptop off. Until then, it does not work anymore. I tried to follow the instructions that I read from different forums, but nothing happened. I already uninstalled it, then reinstall it again, but it is still not working. Can anyone help me? My laptop is a Pavilion g4-2220tx, bought it last March 5, 2013. I'll send some details of my driver. Anyway, the driver Synaptics PS/2 Touchpad is not found unless I turn 'Show hidden drivers' on to make the driver appear. Thank you to anyone who's willing to help me!  

Answer:Synaptics PS/2 Touchpad Code 24

Hi, Try the following. First of all,download the Chipset driver on the link below and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp59501-60000/sp59647.exe When done, open Device Manager, right click the Synaptics device and select Uninstall. When this has completed, open your Downloads folder, right click the chipset installaer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation. When this has completed, shutdown the notebook and then disconnect any peripherals ( ie usb mouse etc ). Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu.  Press f9 to load the defaults ( this is sometimes f5, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key ), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter.  Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Let windows fully load and see if you have basic touchpad functionality - if you do, download and install the Synaptics driver below. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp61501-62000/sp61882.exe When this installation has completed, restart the notebook again. Regards, DP-K

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 My Ideapad Z580 is a month out of warranty and the Synaptics touchpad keys suddenly stopped working todayabout 24 hours after I applied a raft of Windows 8.1 updates. I subsequently did a system restore back to just after the updates were applied and this has given me back use of the left and right touchpad buttons but I also seem to have lost the configuring app, the icon for which used to be in with a load of other hidden icons in the system tray. How can I retrieve it please because, although the touchpad now works again, it is pretty well unusable and I'm having to rely on my trusty old wire less mouse?

Answer:Cannot configure Synaptics touchpad

Forget what I asked in my earlier post. It seems that, if I uninstall the touchpad, then, after a reboot, it is automatically reinstalled but the Synaptics Pointing Device icon subsequently take a long time to reappear in the system tray, allowing me to change settings again. I can't say the touchpad is a joy to use (it never has been) but it is usable even if it does seem to be playing silly buggers now and again, ie the the cursor occasionally picks up fields it passes over and drags them round the screen.

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I upgraded to Windows 10, and after the first update the touchpad stopped working.  I called Microsoft for help, the technicians were very patient and helpful, infact I learned a lot watching them shadow my laptop.  I spent a total of 12 hours on the phone talking with different technicians who ended up escalating the matter as they couldn't fix the problem. They even scheduled an appointment for me to bring my laptop to a Microsoft store at the mall to be fixed, which I now can cancel thanks to this site.   I followed the instructions that were posted here, holding the power button down for 10 seconds powering down my laptop, then I removed the battery and power cord, waited about a minute, then put the battery and cord back in, pressed the power button  turning my laptop back on and  the TOUCHPAD NOW WORKS!!!  Microsoft technicians reinstalled Windows 10 three times, checking  everything there was to check, installing and uninstalling the Synaptics touchpad driver and nothing worked so they would keep escalating the case, no one at Microsoft knew of this simple and easy fix.   Just try it and you'll see..... it worked for me, I hope it will work for you!  Thank you to the person who posted these instructions!

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad easy fix!

Hi!, @Bermy1: Welcome to HP Forum !.  HP not have driver's for Windows 10. Only have drivers for Windows 8-64bits and Windows 7-64bits ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-dm4-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/508... However, see ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04648748 IMHO, considere return to previous version. 

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We downloaded windows updates manually last week and now every time we restart the computer we have an error message with the synaptics touchpad. In response, we downloaded new drivers for the touchpad, but t didn't help. Also, I tried to go into mouse settings under the control pannel and we are having a "shell32.dll Control_RunDLL "C:\WINDOWS\System32\main.cpl",Mouse" error. I need a solution to this problem. The next time I restart I will post the error message. Please, help this person in need of help!

{Please!}

*The touchpd and mouse both still work, however.

Answer:Error with Synaptics Touchpad!!! =(

Error Signature:
AppName: syntpenh.exe AppVer: 7.8.10.0 ModName: syntpenh.exe
ModVer: 7.8.10.0 Offset: 00010844

Anyway... there are the details. THX.

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For some reason, the Synaptics Touchpad control panel's settings do not save in Windows 10.

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad vs. Windows 10

Please try the following steps to resolve the issue.1. Click the Start orb, type msconfig in the Start Search box and hit Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password or click Continue.2. Within the System Configuration dialogue box, click the Startup tab.3. Look for any entries named KHALMNPR or similar, and uncheck the box next to them (there may only be one).4. Click OK and restart your computer.

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I currently have the synaptics driver from lenovo which is version 13.2.7.3 and Synaptics site has a newer version with more touchpad features. When i tried installing the newer driver i lost the pinch zoom/unzoom features that my lenovo had with the old driver even though the feature was enabled in the newer driver. Is there a way to fix it?





Laptop(Lenovo Y550 4186)-processor: Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz, System Memory: 4 GB, Graphics Controller: NVIDIA GT240M, HardDrive: 320GB, Optical Storage: DVD-RW Combo drive

Answer:Synaptics touchpad drivers

un-install both drivers, install drivers from synaptics and try. if it doesn't work, go back to use lenovo drivers instead.

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My Touchpad is not workingMy Touchpad is a PS/2 Port Synaptics TouchPad.Driver version is 19.0.12.0 which is a compatible driver provide by HP for this OS.My Laptop Model is HP Probook 4540sI try to upgrade the drive, I also tried every possible troubleshoot but my touchpad still refuses to work. Operating System is detecting it in Device Manager. I have posted this problem before, but I got no response from anyone.

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Touchpad unresponsive.  Services shows SynTPEnh.exe, SynTPEnhService.exe and SynTPHelper.exe all running.  Hardware failure?  Cannot find touchpad in Device Manager.

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Hello in here, anyone have ideas for fixing the synaptics pointer touchpad?  Mine stopped responding, tried the Fn F8 keys no luck, uninstalled reinstalled drivers no luck.  Any more ideas are appreciated, hopefully will not have to send in machine.

Answer:Synaptics touchpad Y510

Try some Linux bootable LiveCD (like PartedMagic) and see whether touchpad works there.If it doesn't then it's a hardware case and you'll have to send it to repair.





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My mouse pointer was getting locked & would start functioning when any key was pressed on key board. Further pointer was automatically selecting last file in a folder. I updated touchpad driver (windows 10), but problem persisted. Now I uninstalled synaptic software related to touchpad. How to re-installed the same. On Lenovo support site only drivers update is available.


























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

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad not working at all

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

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 139212 MB, Free - 113661 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, JE02_PT
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled

Hi
I just did a system restore to "factory settings". Now, my touchpad is erratic and too sensitive. When I go to the Control Panel and click on "Mouse" (as all the advice suggests), I cannot find anything pertaining to the touchpad. I don't know if I need a driver or what. Any help would be greatly appreciated - preferrably before I throw this thing across the room!
Thanks,
Kem
 

Answer:synaptics touchpad sensitivity

yes you prolly need the synaptics manager driver? What brand PC do u have? if its a dell or HP please post your Dell 7-character Service Tag or your HP Product Number so we can better assist you
 

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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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How do  disable my keyboard touchpad? I prefer to navigate with a mouse.

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Answer:Dell Synaptics Inc. touchpad.

I am sure it is Google-able.

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i have iball wonder (which has both touchpad & keyboard), i want my touchpad to perform different functions with fingers.
so can i use this synaptics for this touchpad to perfom different functions or else suggest me some software names which can do multiple functions by gathering finger movements on touchpad.

plse suggest some software names to configure touchpad
 

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My laptop was working oerfectly and then all of a sudden my touchpad began beeping out of control whenever i touched it.
the mouse will not move, tons of programs open up and then the cpu shuts off, also the keybord becomes disabled. at boot i hear a loud beep and sometimes get a mouse error and keyboard error. i've uninstalled the touchpad and re-installed but it did not work. had to disable touchpad and use external mouse, works fine this way. is there something i can do?

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OK here is the problem,
I was using the touch-pad as always and it was working just fine all morning
than I put my system in standby when i returned my touch-pad was not responding. When I checked the driver properties under device status it read:
device could not start (code 10).
I rolled the driver back and nothing then I tried to uninstall/reinstall the driver from a download I got from the gateway website still nothing finally I tried a simple system restore (not a complete restore w/disk just restored back to sometime yesterday) still nothing even though it was working fine in the time frame i had restored back too.

if Anyone has any ideas let me know, I would greatly appreciate the help.
 

Answer:synaptics touchpad not responding

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It seems like the Windows 8.1 will NOT remember my choice of disabling the Synaptics touchpad.Everytime after a restart, the touchpad is activated by default.In previous version of Windows (e.g. Win7), my touchpad is always disabled even after a restart.This is very annoying and I can't update the stock driver from Synaptics as it doesn't recognize the touchpad on Y50.Lenovo, please release a bug fix!

Answer:Synaptics touchpad issue on Y50

I also have this issue.. is there any work around yet??

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I am running an Acer 1350 laptop with a Synaptics touchpad V5.4. Under 'Device settings' it refers to Version 7.2.0 from 15Nov 02.If I go to Acer site this the version Acer still offers for my machine. I am finding that my touchpad works fine for maybe 30 minutes from startup but then stops dragging the screen when I move my finger on the pad until I lift my finger.It then move a distance in proportion to how far I have move my finger. As anyone experienced this and found a reason/way of correcting??
 

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Dear Team, I have recently upgraded the drivers for Synaptics touchpad on my HP laptop (HP Pavilion G4-2049Tx).Everytime I reboot my machine, or "Log On" Synaptics touchpad gestures doesn't seem to work ever since the drivers upgrade. In order that the gestures start working; I have to manually launch any Synaptics related process after log on.To my surprise; Synaptics is already a part of StartUp processes in my Windows OS still it doesn't get triggered at the time of boot. On the top of that; as always I have been facing overheating issues at the time of charging my laptop since quite a long.It becomes impossible to rest the "laptop" on ones "lap" while its getting charged. Kindly help me solve these issues. Thanks in advance!Cheers,Ameya

Answer:Issue with Synaptics touchpad

Hello Ameya,  can can you do a bios update and bios default on the unit and check once  #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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

Answer:Synaptics touchpad problems

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

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Hello,

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

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

Is there any way to enable multi-touch?

Thanks,
Sora

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Settings

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

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

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Hello Everyone, I do not usually use forums and other kinds of helps, but guys, this is hilarious.Or... it would be hilarious if happened to another person, yeah. basic data --Probook 455 G2Windows 8.1 64-bit(McAfee IS) So, my Synaptics touchpad started behaving in an odd way yesterday.That is: it works fine at startup, but the tapping surface stops reacting after a few seconds - sometimes after a few minutes. What remains is even more strange: the two buttons remain operational, and the bottom approx. 10% of the surface reacts to right and left movements, while the upper 90% zooms in and out whatever is on the screen... WHOA? And sometimes it goes back working for no obvious reasons. Before stopping again.Next: If I close the lid and open after a few sec, the wake-up process starts and the touchpad works fine until... go to 10.And it is not over: the tapping surface works fine IF I KEEP ONE OR BOTH BUTTONS PRESSED. ?? :-) naturally this is not a "solution" as all side effects of a pressed mouse button occur. But the pointer moves, yeah. Umm. [UPDATE: this later phenomenon was a seemingly software-related sticky Ctrl issue that stopped occurring] What I did this far:1. Driver check: driver uninstall -> reboot -> reinstall (no newer version offered, so the same) -> reboot -> no effect, same symptoms;2. Windows System Restore to a mere 5 days earlier stage: everything worked fine! but then McAfee vulnerability scanner reinstalled all the Windows ... Read more

Answer:HP 455 G2 synaptics touchpad is a mess now

So bad noone is able to answer this question. :-(Update:- touchpad always starts ok when ProBook is switched on, but halts after an indeterminable (that is always changing) time;- I am unable to determine the trigger - I do not know what (later starting background process and/or clash of processes??) causes this behaviour;- when operable it is like trying to drive a waterbed in the Monaco Grand Prix - lags and slides;- when stops the bottom 10% of the touchpad reflects to left/right impulses and the buttons work well;- quite often is starts again if I move a plug-in mouse and switch back to touchpad after a minute or so - but NOT always;- had a "sticky Ctrl" issue earlier (had loads of fun...)- this is NOT the same;- if the touchpad is stuck with no signs of life I switch off Synaptics processes from Task Manager - I gain a very strange touchpad without the extras of Synaptics and Shaking Like Hell. WOA? but it works for people with lots of patience.I think this is a challenging issue, so dear Hardcore Hardware Magicians - HELP ME!Cheers!

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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 previously included this problem in another thread but I thought I'd sorted it. I can't get on with Touchpads so I wanted to disable it. Couldn't do it in Device Mnr (disable is greyed out) and deleting the driver just leads to it re-installing at every start-up. I found I can disable it under Control Panel - Mouse - Other pointing Devices. A few days later it's not only back (although still shows as disabled) and every time I restart I get a little box marked Synaptics asking to Run the exe file!
I just can't get rid of it. It can be diabled via fn+F5 - but I always forget. Had the same problem on my Acer so I lifted the keyboard and pulled the ribbon cable out. But I can't do that on the Samsung because the keyboard is under the casing top and the keys poke through holes. I don't fancy splitting the case.
Any ideas?

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Returns - again!

Do you have CCleaner?
if so look in Tools - Start up - there may be a program there you can disable to stop the pad from working. (SunthTP.exe or something similar)

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

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Hello, this is a strange problem I am having...
I used to have xp on my amilo laptop, with synaptics driver 7.10.10, May 2004 driver. The nice thing about this was that the touchpad was disabled when an external mouse was plugged in, just by ticking the proper box in the driver setting panel (disable touchpad when external ... ). Easy and working fine: also, the touchpad was reenabled automatically removing the external mouse.
Now I switched to win7, and I lost this capability. Fujitsu site does not have an updated driver, and recommends to use the manufacturer drivers. Fine, but...
1) the latest version for Win 7/Vista 32 bit is 14.0.3.C, it works OK but there is no trace of that box (disable touchpad when external...): you can only disable the touchpad, and reenable manually.
2) in desperation, I took the old driver used in xp, run the setup in compatibility mode, and it installed (barring the usual complaints about incompatibility); again, it works fine, but no trace of that capability.

Is something in win7 preventing this feature from working? Or is some mix of amilo hardware and win7 causing the problem?
Thanks for any suggestion
Roberto, Milan, Italy
 

Answer:Touchpad synaptics problem

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Does anybody have a tip where I can find free Synaptics Touchpad Drive downloads. I have 7.0 and overnight it froze on me.

I have only recently bought my laptop and it came with Vista which I have been hating and now this latest problem occured.

Thanks.

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad drive

Hi Zsofia,

Uninstall the driver and then go to windows update. It will detect your touchpad and install the correct driver software. You should be able to use your touchpad even without the synaptics driver as Vista has native drivers for your touchpad.

Good Luck!
Snarks

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So i have a t61p and every so often it freezes and when i restart it a dialouge box pops up saying "Synaptics Touchpad Enhancements have stopped working close program" How did this happen????

Answer:Synaptics Touchpad Enhancements?

I am not sure why this happens, it may be a bad driver installation from what I have been reading online this happens a lot after people install new updates. The quick "solve it now" solution would be to navigate to the synaptics folder on your computer (C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP) find SynTPEnh.exe run this program and you should have your scroll function and everything back. If it keeps ending the program on you after you have tried this maybe try finding an older version of the driver to instal, or put a shortcut link to the fore mentioned program on your desktop for easy access.

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Hello Guys,  Just a quick question, I have read that the older touchpad (I don't remember the name) had a lot of issues and the new IdeaPad start to came with the new touchpad "Synaptics", Just  i wanted to know if the laptop that I bought  2 weeks ago came with the new one or not. Can somebody help me with that? Is the touchpad problem resolved with the "new" versions?             Thanks! Mariano

Answer:Touchpad Synaptics or the older one? =/

Maybe  you might like to post which IdeaPad you purchased in order that members have a chance of answering your question?  It might also be an idea to post the production date which should, if I am right, be on the box.

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My HP notebook was Windows 10 and was downgraded to Windows 7.   My touchpad is too touchy and I continuously find that it moves around the screen while i am typing.  I thought that I would just disable it.  It shows up on the hardware as a mouse PS2 and it does not have a disable button.  I just deleted the install file but it constantly re-loads on a re-boot.  I love my HP notebook, but the touchpad is driving me crazy, please help me.  

Answer:i have a synaptics touchpad under Windows 7.

Hi: Use the W10 touchpad driver from your notebook's support page. It also has the drivers for W8.1 and W7. That would be the only suggestion I can offer.

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So I've upgraded to windows 7 64-bit and now I'm having trouble even installing a Synaptics driver. No matter what version I use (I've been all over the internet, including Gateway's site) the install always fails, most often with this screen.

I know this is a tough one, but I'd appreciate your help.

Answer:More Synaptics Touchpad Woes

Have you tried loading it in Vista Compatibility mode?

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Since a few days my touchpad doesn't work proper. In this case I need to restart my X1 (2nd Gen) a few times until it works.I already installed all the drivers from the Lenovo Site. Also the companion App shows that all drivers are up to date.When i enter the mouse menu the right side with the touchpad is grey and i can not activate the touchpad.The trackpoint and also the "hardware" button on the touchpad works at all time. Any idea what it can be?

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Dear Support Team, For a couple of days, the mouse on my HP EliteBook behaves erratically. It starts right away at the start of Windows when the log-in screen with the different profiles appears. I can neither click on any profile nor on the shut-down button. However, I can select a profile via the arrow-keys and the Enter button of my keyboard. Once Windows has loaded, the mouse acts normally. However, after a couple of minutes (or sometimes hours), the mouse starts to behave erratically again. Either the left-click is activated repeatedly, also turning the pointer into scroll mode, or neither left-click nor right-click are reacting at all. Funnily, I discovered how to "unfreeze" the mouse in the latter case: I simply need to start the Windows Task Manager via Ctrl+Alt+Del and the arrow-keys. Once the Task Manager is open, the mouse works normally again. This does not apply to the former phenomenon, though, when the left-click is activated repeatedly. I have consulted many forum entries and tried many remedies. My BIOS is up to date and I also updated the mouse driver via the Device Manager. This last attempt even made things worse. Since Windows installed the driver Synaptics TouchPad V7.0 (Synaptics Pointing Device - v15.0.24 03Jun10), I cannot use the "Tap and Drag" function by holding the second click on the touchpad any more, even though the option is activated in the aforementioned TouchPad V7.0 settings. This applies to all times, even when the mou... Read more

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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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Hello all!

So - short and sweet. I have a Sager NP7358 laptop running Windows 10. Synaptics has a feature for touchpads called EdgeMotion. It keeps the cursor scrolling when your finger reaches the edge of the touchpad. It's annoying.

I have the latest Synaptics drivers and within the software I have EdgeMotion DISABLED under the one and two-finger scrolling, yet the cursor still scrolls!

Anyone run into this issue yet with Synaptics?

Answer:Synaptics PS2 Touchpad - EdgeMotion Problems

I've overlooked a setting in the Synaptics driver. There is a separate setting for EdgeMotion to fully disable it. Sorry to waste y'alls time!

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Yesterday I installed vista on my laptop which previous ran XP.
In XP I had an icon in my tool bar, as well as an icon in the control panel where I could disable my touchpad.However since moving Vista, it no longer shows up, so I cant turn the damn thing off. Ive been into system devices, and all that shows up is the mouse, it doesnt even recognise I have a touchpad device, nor does it show up in the bios before loading windows, so I cant disable it. anywhere.
How can I turn this damn thing off? I hate it. Ive tried downloading the drivers for it to see if that brings it up, but after installing them there was no change.
Any ideas?

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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 recently upgraded from a Probook 4540s to a newer 450G3 with both running Win7 Pro 64bit. The touchpad for my older Probook started a bit wonky but I eventually found a driver that made it right. I'm struggling with the new 450G3 and feel it's a driver issue rather than a touchpad issue, although I could be mistaken.

I've searched HP and Synaptics websites for assistance with no success. Maybe someone here can assist. Here are the issues I'm experiencing on a continual basis.

*Touchpad "accuracy" seems really poor
-missed taps on pad and left click button
-cursor jumps about screen
-cursor doesnt always move with finger swipe
-sometimes right click menu pops up when swiping with finger, absolutely not hitting right click button

*Cursor scroll image freezes on screen (most annoying thing)
-When two finger scrolling, the cursor image will freeze a phantom image onto the screen. It only happens on scrolling function with the scrolling cursor image. When you hover over the frozen image it shows the circular busy cursor image. Sometimes there will be 3 or more frozen images on screen which overlay almost any program you open. I can clear them by ending the SynTPEnh.exe process in task manager which seems to start itself back up immediately. I really like the two finger scrolling and would hate to have to resort to other methods.
*Adding Edit- When images freeze on screen I still have functionality of the cursor. It's just that I have these cursor scroll ... Read more

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I cannot believe how bad this touchpad is. I've had two customer support reps take over my computer and the problem still isn't fixed. The problem: The tap function is extremely erratic. Sometimes it takes one tap. Sometimes two. Sometimes 5 to execute the simple function of closing a tab on a browser, or electing a utility in a software app, or clicking on a link and opening it. etc. etc. Then, sometimes I tap and the cursor lurches....  This is my 3rd HP computer, but this is unacceptable. Fix it Hewlett Packard. Signed, A very unhappy customer

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I use an USB external mouse and have no need for the synaptics touchpad. I go to Control Panel and disable the pad but before long it becomes enabled. Any ideas about what I can do to disable it permanently? I have a Toshiba Satellite using Win 7 64 bit

Thanks
 

Answer:Synaptics TouchPad won't stay disabled

Greetings, GrreatRon.

My first thought is to make sure that your touchpad drivers are up to date in case this issue has been addressed. Plug in your make and model number at Toshiba support to see if anything's available.
 

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I recently upgraded from a Probook 4540s to a newer 450G3 with both running Win7 Pro 64bit.  I'm struggling with the new 450G3 and feel it's a driver issue rather than a touchpad issue, although I could be mistaken.I've searched HP and Synaptics websites for assistance with no success. Maybe someone here can assist. Here are the issues I'm experiencing on a continual basis.*Touchpad "accuracy" seems really poor-missed taps on pad and left click button-cursor jumps about screen-cursor doesnt always move with finger swipe-sometimes right click menu pops up when swiping with finger, absolutely not hitting right click button*Cursor scroll image freezes on screen (most annoying thing)-When two finger scrolling, the cursor image will freeze a phantom image onto the screen. It only happens on scrolling function with the scrolling cursor image.  When images freeze on screen I still have functionality of the cursor.  It's just that I have these cursor scroll box images overlaying whatever I'm doing which gets annoying.  When you hover over the frozen image it shows the circular busy cursor image.  Sometimes there will be 3 or more frozen images on screen which overlay almost any program you open. I can clear them by ending the SynTPEnh.exe process in task manager which starts itself back up immediately. I really like the two finger scrolling and would hate to have to resort to other methods.I'm currently running the latest Synaptics driver 19.0.19.43 and have ... Read more

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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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Probook 450 G3 synaptics/touchpad issuesSome time cursor stoped for a while, like 5 sec. then working again.

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In Windows 7 I downloaded the latest driver from Synaptics and it gave me the option to disable the touchpad. However nothing I do has allowed me to do the same thing in Windows 8. I never get the touchpad icon in the system tray. When I go to the Mouse device in device manager it shows the touchpad as another device but the "disable" button is grayed out.

I am using an Acer Aspire notebook.

Answer:Can't disable Synaptics touchpad anymore

I also can not disable touchpad on ASUS G73SW. Makes typing difficult. I've tried to disable it with and without synaptics drivers installed. May just have to cludge out my touchpad with duct tape

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Hi, I recently bought a Lenovo Flex 15 and i realized that it does not have any of the touchpad functions such as two finger scroll. Does the laptop not have it at all or is there a certain driver/program i need to install?

Answer:Lenovo Flex 15 Touchpad Synaptics

Dear ludin,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Do you use a preloaded windows ?
 
Regards,
Joseph

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As from object, I need the touchpad for notebook HP ENVY PROTECT SMART, MODEL 15-K112NL, S.N. [Personal Information Removed]
P.N. K1Y78EZ, AVAILABILITY AND PRICE.
 
 

Answer:Touchpad Synaptics TM2960 920-002748-02

Hi @rhmultimedia, Welcome to the HP Forum! Thank you for becoming a HP Forum member. It is a dynamite location to get help from the community, get suggestions and find what has worked for others. For you have the best experience, here is a link for you to review, should you have any concerns: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you need a replacement touchpad for your ENVY Notebook - 15-k112nl. Here is a link to the HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC HP ENVY m7 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide. Please note chapter 3, page 20,item 5 for the replacement part numbers. Here is a link to the HP Parts Store. When I checked in the US with the part number they have one in stock.  Should you be in a different region, you will need to select the correct one and redo the search. If it should not be available in your area, you can try a web search with the part number. Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".  To simply say thanks, click the ?Thumbs Up? below!    If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help.

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Answer:Get Multi-Touch on your Synaptics Touchpad

It is grest.But I don't like multi touch touchpad.It is too small....

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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 have a HP Pavilion DM4-3099se Laptop with a Intel Core i5 dual core processer and 6GB of RAM. On this laptop is a Synaptics touchpad and uptill now it was working fine. It recently started glitching and now when i move my finger on the touchpad, the mouse moves but it repeatedly stops and then starts moving and then moves in all different directions. I went to the Synaptics website and installed the latest drivers for the touchpad and the installation was successful but the trackpad was still the same way. My external wired mouse works fine right now though. I tried restoring my system the earliest point there was on the list and still no improvement on the touchpad. Please help. Thank you.

Answer:SYNAPTICS TOUCHPAD NOT WORKING PROPERLY!

Thanks everyone for reading but I already fixed the problem. My computer shipped with two Operating Systems, one being windows 7 and the other being HP QuickWeb. I just booted into HP Quickweb and my trackpad was working fine and then i booted back into windows and it worked perfectly after that. I just though i would let you know and can somebody please close this topic because i dont know how to. thanks.

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I find that it is a bit of a pain when scrolling UP on the touch pad to move DOWN in the page. And I as go between my work computer (win7 Dell) and my home computer (win8 Lenovo) I always start off in the wrong direction.  I think this should be configurable by the user.  If enough folks comment / view on this maybe we can get a sympathetic ear.  Thoughts?













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Answer:Anyone else not a fan of the reverse scrolling of the synaptics touchpad?

Control Panel -> Mouse -> Device Settings (last tab) -> Settings... -> Scrolling -> Enable reverse scrolling direction





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A while back my laptop's power cable was fried in a power surge. No damage seemed to have been done to my laptop. but now I fear there may have been some peripheral damage.

In any case, whether sure to the power surge or not, my touchpad is not working when the computer is plugged in. When the computer is not plugged in, the touchpad sometimes works, but it is spotty.

I have no idea how to fix this. Any help?
 

Answer:Synaptics TouchPad not working (not alt-f7 problem)

try re installing the driver for it.
 

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Hi All,

I just installed Windows 7 Build 7600 and I am trying to get the touchpad scrolling to work on my Dell Inspiron 1420. I installed the synaptics drivers from their website (v10.1.8 x64) but when I go to mouse properties and click the synaptics tab it only allows me to configure the right and left click buttons. How can I configure the scrolling of my touchpad? I NEED it!

Also are there any iTunes guru's out there? I have my library all setup on my vista partition. Is there anyway I can get my library/playlists on the Windows 7 side...I don't want 2 copies of my music, I want it to all link to the files on the vista partition but I have a feeling I will have trouble either getting the playlists in or trying to gain access to those files on that partition....

thanks for all your help!

Answer:Windows 7 - Dell Touchpad - Synaptics

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ace2525


Hi All,

I just installed Windows 7 Build 7600 and I am trying to get the touchpad scrolling to work on my Dell Inspiron 1420. I installed the synaptics drivers from their website (v10.1.8 x64) but when I go to mouse properties and click the synaptics tab it only allows me to configure the right and left click buttons. How can I configure the scrolling of my touchpad? I NEED it!

Also are there any iTunes guru's out there? I have my library all setup on my vista partition. Is there anyway I can get my library/playlists on the Windows 7 side...I don't want 2 copies of my music, I want it to all link to the files on the vista partition but I have a feeling I will have trouble either getting the playlists in or trying to gain access to those files on that partition....

thanks for all your help!


Ace

We could tell you more if you filled in your system specs in the lower left corner of your post, but Im assuming you dont have this tab. Im running a dell as well but IM using an older driver that was installed by win 7, and it works

In terms of Itunes I also dual boot and keep the music files on one partition (win 7) but as long as you point itunes to where they are stored, it should be a problem. the problem comes when you want to sync the updates (adds/deletes) on both partitions.
Ken

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I just upgraded to Windows 10 and have discovered a problem that I can't seem to fix. When I Right-click on my Touchpad, nothing happens. This was very useful when I need to fix a word spelling & get options for the misspelled word.

I have an HP Pavilion using Synaptics Touchpad.

Any ideas ???

Answer:Right Click does't work on Touchpad (Synaptics)

Hi, do you mean the touch pad button (I presume you have one) or the double tap right click option?
And can you confirm the obvious, that rt click with a mouse works?

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