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Touchpad sensitivity.


standard8

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I have an Acer 5738Z laptop with Windows 7.The touchpad seems to be over-sensitive.Can anyone tell me how to adjust this?

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User-1229748

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my lappy was vista but the touchpad was configured by going to control panel (classic view) and mine come under synaptics but don't know about acer

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User-1229748

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may even be under mouse settings

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standard8

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Thanks very much fo your reply.I knew how to do it on my Vista laptop but this acer laptop with Windows 7 doesn't seem to have the same facility.I've been into all the boxes to do with the touchpad,but I can't find one to adjust the sensitivity.

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User-1229748

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go to acer and see if you have their recommended drivers installed.if you do then try your touchpad manufacturers site and see if their are updated drivers there.

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standard8

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My son in law uninstalled the driver for the Alps touchpad and installed the Synaptics driver.This has solved the problem.It is now much less sensitive although I still can't find how to adjust the sensitivity.He has the same laptop except it is the 5738 model and his came with the Synaptics so I don't know Acer has the 2 different types.Thanks again for all the help.

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User-1229748

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excellent,well done your son in law,glad you got a fix.i always preferred using the touchpad on my old lappy.

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