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Scoll bar action on touchpad works outside the scroll area

On this relatively new yet too late to take back notebook I just discovered why I have been having problems with the scrollbar on the touchpad. It seems the active area of the scroll function goes about a third of the way into the touchpad area, well beyond the defined scroll area on the right side of the touchpad. Is this a programming problem that I can somehow fix with a setting or is there a way to disable the scroll feature?

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  • av8djc Oct 18, 2008

    Sorry, I thought the specs would come through but didn't. It's a Gateway M6846 running Vista HP at 32 bit



    Dave

  • av8djc Oct 30, 2008

    Thanks TamirMeiri. I should have come back a couple of days ago. I re-installed the driver and all is great now.

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Seems like the synaptic touch pad has lost its configuration or got a little whacky.
Go to the control panel, and find the program for the touch pad.
There, try to redefine the areas for the scroll bar action.

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