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Touchpad. So I have a scroll feature on my touchpad, but it stopped working. I've looked at the Synaptics Pointing Device, the Sidebar, and the Total Care Advisor, but I have no idea how to fix this. Anyone know how to fix this?

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    Thanks so much, my friend. This worked perfectly.

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Click start>Control Panel>Mouse
You will see a window of Mouse Properties. Click the last tab on the top which is "Device Settings"
Highlight the SYNAPTICS Touchpad and click SETTINGS
Select the VIRTUAL SCROLLING
You will find the options as "Vertical and Horizantal"
If they are unchecked that you need to check them.
If they are already checked, than uncheck them and Apply the settings.
Again open the same window and Check the two options and save the settings.
It should work now.

If this does no work that you will have to reinstall the Drivers for the Touchpad.

I am sure that this would help. Please let me know what happens.

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All The Best.
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That didn't work on mine, I updated my drivers yesterday cause my touchpad on my Compaq presario v6000 went out and its not even listed I'm the device settings tab. The tab is there so I'm positive there's drivers and they're updaated, but my touchpad still doesn't work please help.

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Multi-touch or multitouch functionality has been attracting consumer attraction, thanks to iPhone and iPod Touch, two-finger-scroll in Apple MacBook with TrackPad, and Windows 7, which has built-in multi-touch mapping application, photo viewing program, and gesture support in Internet Explorer 8. Multi-touch is essentially a set of interaction techniques which allow computerusers to interact and control graphical applications with fingers.
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1. Rollback the driver of your touchpad. If it was working, this might do the trick. You can do this at Control Panel > Mouse > Hardware (tab) > Properties (button) > Driver (tab). If it has been updated and that caused the problem, you probably can "Roll Back" to the previous driver and that option will be highlighted.

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Have a blessed day.

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