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Windows 7: Acer Aspire 5920 touchpad drivers?


12 Aug 2009   #1
The Blessed One

 
Acer Aspire 5920 touchpad drivers?

hi,

I am about to install Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5920 but don't know if the touchpad drivers will work on Windows 7. I know that the touchpad will work but worried about the scroll down/up feature of the touchpad. Which you can only make work with Acer software, but they don't support Windows 7 right now!

Anyone please help!

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12 Aug 2009   #2
The Blessed One

 

solved.

The drivers for Vista worked perfect for 7.
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12 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Blessed One View Post
solved.

The drivers for Vista worked perfect for 7.
Good to hear.

For future reference, if Windows 7 drivers are not yet available for certain hardware, then Vista drivers will work the vast majority of the time, as the driver models for Vista and 7 are very similar.
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24 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can download just about all the drivers from the acer website.
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30 Sep 2009   #5

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Hi, sorry to bump an old thread but didnt see the next to create a new one for the same problem. I updated from vista 64 bit ultimate to Windows 7 64 bit ultimate and when I try to install the touch pad drivers for vista I get a message saying could not find OS specific setup program. Also when trying to install the empowering technology driver I get a message saying, unsupported operating system.

Has anyone come acvross a solution for these problems?

Thanks, Chris
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03 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by frustration View Post
Hi, sorry to bump an old thread but didnt see the next to create a new one for the same problem. I updated from vista 64 bit ultimate to Windows 7 64 bit ultimate and when I try to install the touch pad drivers for vista I get a message saying could not find OS specific setup program. Also when trying to install the empowering technology driver I get a message saying, unsupported operating system.

Has anyone come acvross a solution for these problems?

Thanks, Chris
What version have you got?

Try and install this and see if it works.

Download License Agreement | Synaptics
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04 Oct 2009   #7

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks itworked no problem. I never even thought of going to synaptics site. Sorry to be a pain but is there a seperate driver for the multimedia buttons on the right hand side? I thought they were done by the mouse pad driver?
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04 Oct 2009   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by frustration View Post
Thanks itworked no problem. I never even thought of going to synaptics site. Sorry to be a pain but is there a seperate driver for the multimedia buttons on the right hand side? I thought they were done by the mouse pad driver?
I you can enable them and configure them in the synaptic options.
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27 Oct 2009   #9

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by frustration View Post
Thanks itworked no problem. I never even thought of going to synaptics site. Sorry to be a pain but is there a seperate driver for the multimedia buttons on the right hand side? I thought they were done by the mouse pad driver?
Hi, I had the same problem and have just solved it myself. First uninstall the drivers from the synaptics website. Download the Vistax64 drivers from the acer website and extract them. Open the WinWDF folder, then x64, and double click on the setup file there. This worked for me and the media buttons work fine now.

Hope this helps, Jon
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30 Oct 2009   #10

booo
 
 
need help to unable touchpad

Please help me to unable the touchpad in my aspire 5920G that I have upgraded to windows 7. Now the buttoms on the right side for media don't work. But the worst is that I can't find where I can disable the touchpad.
Please help!
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