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Windows 7: Alps trackpad Multi Touch

12 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
Alps trackpad Multi Touch

Hello, I have a Windows 7 Pro 32 bit Dell XPS M1530.

I recently discovered that Synaptics trackpads support multi touch with a simple driver update; however, my Dell XPS Laptop came equipped with an Alps trackpad.

I've been looking for software and/or drivers that allow an Alps trackpad to recognize multi touch gestures (such as two finger scrolling).

Any input? Thanks!

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12 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

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Have you tried installing the Vista 32 bit drivers for your Touchpad and Pointing Stick in compatibility mode Vista? Compatibility Mode

Dell's site Under input devices Touchpad/Pointing Stick 11/03/10 7.1007.115.102 Recommended.
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12 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

Thanks for the answer.

Yes, those are the drivers I am currently using for my Alps trackpad, but they don't allow any kind of multi touch gestures such as Two Finger Scrolling or Zoom by Pinching. I am aware that computers with Synaptics trackpads can "unlock" multi touch gestures with an uptade (source).
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19 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

Anyone else knows? Thanks.
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