20 Most Recent Dell F3534 Touchpad Questions & Answers


One way to test the problem is get a piece of cardboard and overlay the touchpad while you are typing to see if it stops jumping. There is also a program that you can install that senses when the keys are being used and disables the touchpad. https://www.pcworld.com/article/190038/Disable_Your_Laptops_Touchpad_While_You_Type.html

Dell F3534... | Answered on Dec 19, 2017


Hello there, Kasie!

Hopefully I can help. On laptops, there will *usually* be a "function button" one can press to disable the touchpad in the even that one wishes to use an actual mouse instead of the touchpad. -- This would be in the interest of not accidentally triggering clicks, or mouse movement when typing, etc.

Without knowing the make and model of your laptop, I can't tell you the precise button to press to re-activate your touchpad. On most laptops, you'll need to hold down the "Fn" key (usually at the bottom left or right of the keyboard) and then find the function key (top row of keys... F1, F2, F3, F4 and so-forth)... Look at your function key row. See if there is perhaps a key with a little "drawing on it" that looks like a touchpad.. like a horizontal rectangle with 2 smaller squares under the rectangle, representing the rectangular shape of the touchpad and the two "mouse buttons" beneath it... if you find something like this, it will likely be the one you'll need to press.

However, on some laptops, the button will be just above your touchpad... you'll be able to press it, and some sort of indicator light will either light up in red to let you know it's been deactivated, or white / green to let you know that it's currently activated.

One of my laptops which is an HP has the button at the top left corner of my touchpad.. I have to "double-tap" it to deactivate / reactivate the touchpad; while my Toshiba laptop has a button directly above the touchpad which I only have to press once. -- Both laptops have an indicator light as well. The HP's "double-tap button" will turn red / dark orange to let me know that I've deactivated it... With the Toshiba laptop, there is a light just below the touchpad area which is always lit up as a "bright white light bar" when active and simply not lit up when deactivated.

I wish you the best of luck with this, and hope I've helped you!

Dell F3534... | Answered on Apr 24, 2017


I had the same problem.
For the Dell Touchpad solution
  1. Click "Start | Control Panel"
  2. "Mouse" properties
  3. Click "Dell Touchpad" tab
  4. Look for the "Zoom" feature and disable it.
  5. That's it.

Dell F3534... | Answered on Jul 16, 2015


Same thing here, I can not find out how to diable the touch paid. I spent an hour chatting on-line with Dell Tech support and they did nothing to help!! I am starting to think it can not be done on this machine. Please someone tell use how to do this?

Dell F3534... | Answered on Oct 11, 2014


you will have to reinstall the drivers and the sofware in your Dell. I think since the touch pad is not working if you use the cursor keys and proceed to the control panel and try to restore the laptop, then if this will reset to an earlier date, then it will solve the issue.
try this out and check to reinstall drivers. hope this helps. Good day

Dell F3534... | Answered on Jul 27, 2013


OK, it's not THAT difficult to replace the mouse button. I didn't have the ambition to follow Frumper's suggestion of replacing the little rubber dome with a spring, but there are a number of these available on ebay for under $30. If you're lucky, you'll find the whole top plate with the touchpad and mouse buttons - that saves a little time. But the disassembly/reassembly isn't too bad - there's a pdf of the disassembly process out on the web somewhere; if a google doesn't find it I can send it along. Basically, there are a LOT of little steps, and of course, everything is tiny and fragile. But what it entails is removing all the screws from the bottom of the machine - except for the two under the battery, they're identical. Don't forget the ones under the modem and CPU covers. Remove the 4 screws holding down the heatsink to the cpu. Pop out the hard drive. On the top side, pry off the plate with the power button, GENTLY remove the LCD plug and the 2 backlight connections. Then you can remove the 4 screws that hold the LCD assembly in place - put it somewhere safe! The keyboard will pop right up - be careful with the keyboard connection, the connector hinges, whereas most of the others have a locking key. With the keyboard out of the way, there are a final 4 screws holding the palmrest in place. When they're removed, disconnect the ribbon wires and just pry gently around the edge - starting at the back - and the whole palmrest will come off. If you've got a new palmrest assembly, you're ready to reassemble. If you've just got the mouse buttons, you'll have to remove the (4?) screws holding the front subframe to the palmrest, and a couple more ribbon connectors. Be VERY gentle with all the ribbon wires, and it goes back together very simply. I've done this a few times now; the first one took about 2 hours as I tried real hard not to break anything. Now they go in well under an hour. Like Frumpy said, not for the faint of heart, but not exactly rocket science either. Good luck!

Dell F3534... | Answered on Mar 27, 2013


try and download the exact drivers from ho official site,and run these set of hardware drivers you are having problems with....i hope this will be of help to you,,...bye ya

Dell F3534... | Answered on Mar 23, 2013


I have had the same problem.  This may sound strange, but try the following:
Switch off the notebook.  
Remove the battery and keep the on off switch pressed for >5 seconds.  
Replace the battery and start the computer again.  

The problem should then be resolved.

Dell F3534... | Answered on Nov 05, 2012


This seems to be a very common problem.

I had the basic 1-year guarantee from Dell, the left mouse button had been sketchy from about 6 months in, as the end of the year approached I decided to send it in to get the button fixed, didn't get around to doing it until about 355 days after buying [i.e. a few days before the guarantee expired], they collected it, took it away, and brought it back, the button did seemed to have improved slightly, but not much, and within a fortnight was as bad as ever... when I called them to complain they refused to speak to me without a product ID or whatever it was, the minute I told them my greater-than-one-year-old ID they immediately diverted me to some crappy line dedicated at selling me a couple of years' more cover, with no question of anything being done for free... this being the department for people with expired guarantees, it wasn't within their power...

It's a pain but I would say, when you're at a desk use a seperate mouse, the touchpad is useless anyway, and when you're on the go, double tap on the touchpad as a replacement for left quick, you get used to doing it quickly...

Dell F3534... | Answered on Oct 28, 2012


try going to the dell support site and download updated drivers for the touchpad.

Dell F3534... | Answered on Oct 22, 2012


In the notification area (bottom right) there should be an icon called Synaptics Pointing Device. Right click it and make sure tap to click is checked. If it is not, click to check it. If it is already checked, your touch pad may have a glitch.

Dell F3534... | Answered on Aug 21, 2012


Looks like you may have inadvertently pressed the Function (FN) key associated with the touchpad. try re-enabling it by pressing Function(FN) and the corresponding F key. For my computer it's F5...but on others it has been F7...just look for the symbol that looks like a touchpad. This should cover it. (: Good Luck!

Dell F3534... | Answered on Aug 16, 2012


Hi.first step install again driver of touchpad to enable.
second step click start > control panel > system >hardware>Device Manager.
in device manager you can there if the device was enable or disable only right click to change.
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Dell F3534... | Answered on Jul 25, 2012


If your new adapter is not compatible with your Acer Aspire in voltage and current, your laptop maybe can't work well. Check your new adapter and ensure if it is the same with the original adapter.

Dell F3534... | Answered on Jul 15, 2012


Here is what I did to get the touchpad to start working again. My laptop is Gateway and a couple years old, running Windows Vista.

1. Start>Control Panel
2. Double-click on Mouse icon (or button, depending on how you're systems set up).
3. When a the Mouse Properties window pops up, choose the Device Settings tab.
4. Click on the Settings... button.
5. A new window pops up and on the right side there is a list of options - choose Tapping.
6. Once clicked, there is a check box that allows you to Enable Tapping.
7. Click OK to close out your windows and the tapping option should be enabled on your touchpad.

Hopefully this helps.

Dell F3534... | Answered on May 27, 2012


Hi All,
Here is a simple solution for your touchpad related problem.
Just follow the steps.
1) Go to this linkhttp://drivers.softpedia.com/get/KEYBOARD-and-MOUSE/Synaptics/Dell-Inspiron-N5010-Notebook-Synaptics-Touchpad-Driver-A00.shtml

2) You ll Find download Button, click on it.
3) After downloading it (approx 30mb), Run the program (it will be stored in downloads folder)
4) After running the program go to my computer--> c: --> Drivers --> click all folders then you ll find SETUP.EXE file install it say ok, next finish
5) Close all your application and restart your system
THAT'S ALL PROBLEM SOLVED, NOW EVERYTHIN WORKS FINE :)
Happy Touchpadding
any quires can even contact me
Regards,KarthiKkarthik4u626@yahoo.co.in+91-9019197253

Dell F3534... | Answered on Apr 18, 2012

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