synaptics mouse pad on my laptop

  herc182 17:58 31 Jul 2006
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dear all,

is there a utility that i can download for my touch pad that would allow me to use the right side of the pad to scroll up and down. currently i cannot do that. its is invaluable when in office applications (and others) to hold CTRL and scroll for zooming in and out.
thanks

  ade.h 18:02 31 Jul 2006

If you cannot do it now, then you cannot do it. I assume that you have the latest driver and that you have examined its settings. You don't state what Synaptics model you use.

  Dell Latitude 18:06 31 Jul 2006

what make and model is your laptop?

  Dell Latitude 18:06 31 Jul 2006

what make and model is your laptop?

  herc182 18:28 31 Jul 2006

ACER ASPIRE 5602wlmi.

synaptics driver = 7.12.13.0

  ade.h 18:30 31 Jul 2006

Yes, but what Synaptics model is it?

  herc182 18:40 31 Jul 2006

just says synaptics V6.2 PS/2 port touchpad.

thanks

  ade.h 19:11 31 Jul 2006

That model has scrolling support (application dependent) but you are way behind with your driver revision.

  Dell Latitude 21:19 31 Jul 2006

you have the lates driver, i am not 100% sure it will work but go on control panel and then mouse and look for the gestures tab and there should be a box to tick so that u can use 1 side of a scroll.
I have dont the same on my laptop but my laptops has an alps touchpad so i cant be sure it will be ther for you.
best of luck

  Dell Latitude 21:21 31 Jul 2006

sorry use 1 side of the touchpad to scroll

  ade.h 21:39 31 Jul 2006

That is not the latest driver - it's in series 8 at the moment, and has been since Nov `05. click here

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