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Windows 7: The Need For Touchpads!?!?

27 Jul 2013   #1
Linux Vista

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 - BIT!
 
 
The Need For Touchpads!?!?

I've been discussing this a million times.... No one really knows the true answers to this issue.... Been thinking to try here.... Why do manufacturers include touchpads on touchscreen laptops? I just don't get it! Have a nice day ;-)


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27 Jul 2013   #2
sml156

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601
 
 

First thing that comes to my mind is that not all programs are touch friendly
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27 Jul 2013   #3
strollin

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)
 
 

Not only that but a touch screen doesn't have the fine resolution for selecting and pointing that a mouse or touchpad has.

To me, a better question is, why do manufacturers make laptops with touchscreens? I don't get that as touch screens are nothing but an expensive gimmick as far as I'm concerned.
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27 Jul 2013   #4
Linux Vista

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 - BIT!
 
 

Interesting theories.... Keep posting, guys.... I really, wanna know!
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27 Jul 2013   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Choice.
Some people prefer one or the other.
I never did understand why anybody would want to look at a touch screen full of finger prints.
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