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Touchpad problem i am unable to scroll up-down or side to side with the lines on the touchpad.what could be the problem ?

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How do I enable my scroll bar on the keypad??

I trust that you understand that scroll bars are only visible if more than 1 page is to be displayed. If you have magnified a particular page, the scroll bar may be outside the view of the screen - on the right side, Scroll to the left until you see the right border.
Perhaps you are referring to the touchpad.
The scroll feature on the touch pad is not visible. You enable the touchpad by tapping twice on the upper left corner of the touchpad. A lite will appear in that corner when the touchpad is ON.
Then the scrolling feature is enabled on the right side of the touchpad. Simply run your finger up and down the right side of the touchpad. For more information, refer to the User Guide here:

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I have a HP pavillion DV6-1250us Windows vista home premium and i cannot get my mouse to scroll up or down? how do i fix this?

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NOTE: If you are using the TouchPad to move the pointer, you must lift your finger off the TouchPad
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I can't get my Acer 5534 touchpad to scroll up or down. I can move the arrow, but when I go to scroll up or down it wont move and I get a small dark circle under the arrow. It has done it before but...

go to control panel and open mouse option, from here selct the "touchpad" tab,now you should see a line that display the name of the your hardware ( the touchpad name) and below there is a button named "advance configuration" or simply "configuration" or "setting" ecc. Push it.

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ60 scroll touchpad stop working


The notebook model you have is shipped with the Synaptics touchpad driver. Please follow the below steps to enable scrolling features:

1. Open Control panel -> click on Mouse . It will display Mouse Properties dialog box.
2. Under Mouse properties Window click the Device Settings tab
3. Click on Device Settings -> Settings button. This will display the Properties for Synaptics TouchPad on PS/2 port.

4. Follow the steps below to enable the Tapping Feature :

Highlight Tapping in the Left hand side , and Check the Enable tapping in the Right hand box .

5. Follow the steps below to enable Scroll feature:

Highlight Virtual Scrolling in the Left hand side and Check both the boxes in the right hand side.
6. Click OK .
Alternatively you can anble scrolling by reinstalling touchpad driver.

Touchpad driver for Vista:

Touchpad driver for Windows 7:

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Have a Satellite P 305D-S9800; scoll bar will not pull down by mouse or touch pad; as soon as I let go it jumps back to the top please help

The "Touchpad is very sensitive; if you look while scrolling, the "scroll-bar" will turn (Blue), click on the ("scroll-bar"), until it turn "Gray." Note: "You ca use the Pointer Device / Touchpad without using the Scroll-bar, basically anywhere on the screen; ("bottom scroll-pad" = left to right"), and ("right -side edge scroll-pad = up & down").

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Mouse doesn't scroll when you run your finger down the right side
Here is great article on your touchpad, probably just have to do some configuring, open a your touch pad utility in control panel, have a look at your scrolling settings.
my asus eeepc i use two fingers to active my scroll

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Hi, my laptop mouse pad works fine but at the side and bottom where i can use it to scroll down the page wont work, can sum one tell me how to get it back again, thank you

go to the control panel > mouse and pointing devices > go to device settings tab > highlight the touchpad listed and click on settings > look half way down the list where it say "scrolling" click on that and make sure both vertical and horizontal scrolling is checked. If it is and the scrolling still doesn't work,

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This is a common problem with touchpads. You should update the drivers for the touchpad on the laptop manufacturer's website, or if you are sure you have the most recent drivers (You shouldn't be, unless you updated them yesterday) then try this:

Go to the Control Panel and click Printers and Other Hardware, then Mouse near the bottom. Since there are so many Touchpad devices with different settings this is about as far as I can help you here, there may be a tab on the far right side leading to more settings. You should poke around in here being careful not to change anything unrelated to Virtual Scrolling, or just Scrolling in general.

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Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Mouse
There may be a tab on the far right side of the window at the top.
Click this tab and goto Settings, if it exists. In the new window you may see several options, look for anything related to Scrolling. Mine shows "Virtual Scrolling". Click that, and make sure the check box "Enable vertical scrolling" is checked.

If you don't see any of these things, update your drivers and try again..

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Download and install this driver:

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