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Windows 7: Windows Touch - What kinds of touchscreens?

25 May 2009   #1
JonEP

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Windows Touch - What kinds of touchscreens?

Hi, I have installed Windows 7 on a computer with a 5-wire resistive touch screen (a Planar PT1500MX). I was hoping to be able to use the multi-touch features of Windows 7, but am having no luck. I wonder if this is inherent in the sort of touchscreen I'm using, or if a new or altered version of the driver would allow this screen to work with Windows 7's advanced "multi-touch" features.

I wonder if someone could lay out, clearly, the different sorts of touch-screens and which ones will work with Windows 7.

Thanks very much,
Jon


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26 May 2009   #2
Koroshiya

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7600
 
 

The hardware itself has to support Multi-Touch and be compatible with Windows 7. You'd need to check the hardware manufacturer's website.

I would check out this link: Multi-touch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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