Accessed 28 December If you prefer to use a laser or trackball mouse or even a pen and tablet to interface with your business computer, you can disable the Synaptics touchpad so that it doesn’t interfere. According to users, sometimes your touchpad settings can cause your Synaptics touchpad to become disabled. Message 3 of 7. Cookies help us deliver our services. Check in Windows updates if any driver updates are available. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board.

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[Solved] Unable to connect to the Synaptics Pointing Device Driver – Driver Easy

I see nothing in this thread that even remotely resembles a fix. To disable your touchpad you have to press a pointinb keyboard key such as F5 for example. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Most laptops come with a dedicated button that can disable your touchpad. I think it will help, but I haven’t tried it yet. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.

I understand that you are having and issue with Eable Pointing device. Click Hardware and Soundthen click Mouse.

At this point there is no way to disable this feature as there is no software available for this function. Vital information stored on your card readers might get lost once the card is corrupted.

How to Disable a Synaptics Touchpad

Keep in mind that this option might not be available. So if you are seeing the otification below: A new windows will be opened. Click the corresponding settings which you would like to change.

eenable This tool is approved by Microsoft and Norton Antivirus. Click “OK” to close Mouse Properties. Alternatively, you can try to enable it by pressing this key. We already wrote a guide on how to prevent Windows from updating certain driversso be sure to try that. Synaptics touchpad device drivers are customized and supported by notebook manufacturers to meet specific requirements for their individual products.

jow The information is hard to understand. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Synaptics Touchpad Disabled at Windows Startup. But at times, you might find the touchpad you have is not working quite agile as it used to be. To do that, follow next steps. Message 6 of 7. After doing that, save changes and check if that solves your issue.

This post was originally published in December and has been since completely revamped and updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.

Note on archived topics. Choose accordingly the correct driver for your device and then click the Download button on the right corner to get the driver devicce to your computer.

When you click on a item, you can open a help window with details by clicking the question mark. I am in the middle of something and suddenly hear pointimg quiet “dong-ding” and my mouse pad doesn’t work anymore. Below you can find a quick guide how to do it. Driver Easy uses cookies to provide you with better services.

Please select one option based on your first choice: A touchpad might be synapticx when performing basic tasks like browsing the Web, but it can be difficult to control when editing graphics or performing other tasks that involve working with very small or very large areas.

In this post, we will introduce some of the most effective ways to get your Synaptics pointing devices updated on Windows