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Windows 7: pointer touchpad problem

19 Dec 2010   #1
indykid

 
pointer touchpad problem

hey guys i was wondering if you could help me try and sort out my touchpad on my DELL INSPIRON M5010

the pad itself works but i am meant to be able to scroll down webpages and flick back pages on the internet.

This is very frustrating as i have to coninualy use the up and down buttons on the side of ie

i have checked the drivers and they are all up to date

any help would be greatly appreciated


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20 Dec 2010   #2
indykid

 

bump
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20 Dec 2010   #3
brady

 

trackpad options: either through control panel or through the driver icon in your sys tray?
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20 Dec 2010   #4
indykid

 

yeah we have tried both options but still no success
its very irritating.
could i download another driver from a different company?
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20 Dec 2010   #5
The Howling Wolves

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I went through the same problem so I got a wireless mouse.
My problem was I have big hands for the tiny touch pad.
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20 Dec 2010   #6
The Howling Wolves

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20 Dec 2010   #7
indykid

 

thats great however my laptop doesnt have the same options, i will upload pics to show what i have on my screen.

(this is not for my computer, its for my grans, i made the sensible choice of a mac pro :P
but only due to my course and the practicality of it )
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20 Dec 2010   #8
indykid

 

here are pictures that show the options with the device
taskbar



pointers



pointer options



hardware



buttons



as you can see the options are not the same as on that website,here is the owners manual that show that this computer is able to support it , from page 36 onwards (page 34 if it were printed off)

http://support.euro.dell.com/support...n/sg/sg_en.pdf
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