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Windows 7: Synaptics Touchpad

28 Dec 2010   #11
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Give the Synaptics driver a shot. I found it to be better than the OEM driver for my use. You can always roll-back if necessary.

YMMV.


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28 Dec 2010   #12
kyzersoze

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

I'll try to reinstall it again.
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28 Dec 2010   #13
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kyzersoze View Post
I downloaded the driver version in the Acer website wherein it is compatible with my laptop. The version is 14.0.6.0
That's the right one...stick with it!
I would uninstall all from "Program & Feature" => Synaptics Pointing Device Driver, then reboot and reinstall the Acer stock v14.0.6.0
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28 Dec 2010   #14
kyzersoze

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Yes, I keep on doing that but it still won't run on start-up. I keep on running it manually to use the features
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28 Dec 2010   #15
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kyzersoze View Post
Yes, I keep on doing that but it still won't run on start-up. I keep on running it manually to use the features
Have you tried the download from the Synaptics website I linked to earlier, kysersoze?

If you haven't, uninstall your existing driver and install the one from the link. As I mentioned, I found it to be more versatile and customizable than the OEM driver.

Synaptics Touchpad-screenshot00330.jpg


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28 Dec 2010   #16
kyzersoze

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

It still won't work. :| it won't run on start-up every after boot. is %Program Files%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe a proper file address?
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28 Dec 2010   #17
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kyzersoze View Post
It still won't work. :| it won't run on start-up every after boot. is %Program Files%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe a proper file address?
Yep. This is what I get: "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe"

The files in "Synaptics\SynTP":

Synaptics Touchpad-screenshot00331.jpg

Are you running any type of startup control program such as Soluto?


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28 Dec 2010   #18
kyzersoze

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Mine is not "C:Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" it's just the % sign; %Program Files%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe it wont run on start-up.
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28 Dec 2010   #19
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kyzersoze View Post
Mine is not "C:Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" it's just the % sign; %Program Files%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe it wont run on start-up.
Do you mean in msconfig? Mine shows the complete path (I have it disabled because I use a wireless keyboard and mouse 95 percent of the time and run it manually when I need it):

Synaptics Touchpad-screenshot00332.jpg


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28 Dec 2010   #20
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Check this registry entry:

"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg\SynTPEnh"

and see what it says in the "command" sub-key.

It should be:

Synaptics Touchpad-screenshot00333.jpg


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