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Our touchpad is not responding to tapping. It

Our touchpad is not responding to tapping. It moves the arrow only

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    The touchpad is working to navigate around the screen but when I tap on it to open/close something it wont respond.
    Any fixes for this?

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Go into the BIOS (F2). Press Alt-P until you reach "Page 4 of 7". Under "Pointing Device" change the setting from "PS/2-Touchpad" to "PS/2". Reboot.
The touchpad and point stick will still function as long as there isn't a mouse plugged into the PS/2 port. If the mouse is plugged in, it will override the integrated devices.

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Hello cskpuels,

It sounds like the touchpad is working ok but probably needs some setting(s) adjusted. The touchpad settings can be accessed through the windows control panel. But before going to the control panel it's useful to review the touchpad basics for single and double clicking. They are as follows:
•Tap once on the main touchpad for single click.
•Tap twice for double click.
•The lighter the touch, the better the response.
•Tapping harder will not increase the touchpad's responsiveness.

•Opening the Control Panel
The Windows Control Panel can be opened by:
Selecting *Start > Control Panel (on Windows Vista)
- OR -
Start > Run > Type 'Control' and select OK (on Windows XP)
*The Enter key may be used on the keyboard in place of touchpad clicking*

In the Control Panel, do the following:
•Select Mouse [Enter] (Brings up the touchpad properties sheet)
•Look at the Buttons tab in the touchpad properties sheet.
•Adjust the settings and test the touchpad until you get the response you desire.

If this solution is helpful please click 'YES' by 'Was this helpful?' below.

Have a great day,
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Do you mean when you just tap the pad w/ ur finger? if so this is a setting that can be turned on and off. Have you or anyone been pilfering through the settings?
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you should have some software to configure your touchpad, this will either be from the manufacturer or you can use the "mouse settings" in control panel.

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