Sign up using Email and Password. For best results remove any USB mouse attached to the system. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Windows 7 and Windows 8. If the Touchpad is not-responsive or erratic you may need to plug in a USB mouse to do this. Accept yes at the warning:. The driver version in the device manager is still at 7.

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Go to the Downloads folder and select the extracted Touchpad folder:.

You will be told the driver version and date. Select let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer:. For the Older Driver Packages it is often better to use 7zip to extract the driver. I went to the Dell website and downloaded the proper driver for it and installed that, but it still doesn’t work.

windows 7 – Dell Inspiron Touchpad doesn’t work at all – Super User

Dell Inspiron Touchpad doesn’t work at all Ask Question. The keyboard works half the time, and the letter “m” doesn’t work at all I have “m” copied to my clipboard. Sign up using Email and Password.


In this case the generic Microsoft driver is used. Recently, I was given a Dell Inspiron that is running on Windows 7. You can then copy this address like before:. Select Browse my computer for driver software:.

Check event viewer logs for applicable events, etc. Sign up using Facebook. It is hidden in Device Manager, but I revealed it by selecting Show hidden devices under the View tab. Install the driver via the device manager: The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip.

Dell Touchpad Drivers – The Unofficial Windows 10 Reinstallation Guide

Select Downloads and make a new folder, call it Touchpad:. The first file is the one you provide. The hardware is damaged and something has probably been spilled on the laptop causing even more serious alpx issues. Accept yes at the warning:. You will see the driver version of the Touchpad has now been updated:.

Windows 7 and Windows 8. Email Required, but never shown. To support the running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. That would sound like the cheapest and simplest workaround solution potentially.


Dell Touchpad Drivers

The drivers mentioned installed fine on my Latitude D which is an older model than yours. It doesn’t work at all. Hi Philip, the 8. If there are still problems, I’d suspect bad hardware or something like a spill on the device, etc.

Alps and Synaptics are the most common vendors. It was the 7.

Right click Dell Touchpad and select Uninstall:. Check after the reboot to see it it works, etc. Select the Driver tab. Download the suggested driver if no driver is suggested then look at your Drivers and Downloads page and determine if the driver is Synaptics or Alps and try the latest version.