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Dell xps M140 laptop touchpad

I like my touchpad to be really sensitive, so I set the sensitivity where I want it, but when I close the laptop and open it again, the sensitivity is changed so that I have to press harder to move the pointer and I'm tired of having to constantly change it back to the more sensitive setting. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    I have a mix of issues, 1) the settings go back to default every time it is turned off. Some times i have to tap it 3-6 times to select or move the pointer from one field to another 2) when typing the text can move all over the page, like i am brushing the touch pad with my hand when typing, cause me to delete and retype many thing in the correct place

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    Same problem: you close or hibernate the machine; when it restarts the touchpad is basically unresponsive. It appears to work intermittantly, then goes back to unresponsive.

    Trial & error reveals that if one presses 'really' hard on the pad, it works, but all 'tap' response gone.

    Upon reboot, all is normal.

    On mine, this behavior just started...was okay before.


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Hmm I don't have this problem... but i do need some new touchpad buttons and can't find any :|

Posted on May 17, 2008

I have the same problem and it sucks. Not sure how to fix it.

Posted on May 04, 2008

  • kuma63 Dec 30, 2010

    I had touch pad problems so i bought a mouse and turned the touch pad off. problem solved

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