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Cannot double click on my mouse pad to make a selection.

I went to the control panel and lowered the speed of the mouse clicker but i think that seems to only affect the right and left buttons on the pad and not the pad itself.

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This tends to happen in vista due to some driver compatibility issues and has nothing to do with your click speed. Download and install the latest driver and I am positive that it would resolve the issue.
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