Dell Inspiron touchpad problem Discussion in ‘ Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ‘ started by jennmanski , Feb 16, This being said, it seems like Alps Electric stopped making touchpads for more recent version of Windows, so why should Microsoft continue supporting them? Since this laptop was functioning perfectly in pretty much every way up until the moment I did the Win10 Preview installation, and the issues began almost immediately, I feel that a hardware issue is not likely at the root of it. JosephDBrown Created on September 30, Also, it’s not only Microsoft’s job to make sure components are compatible on his OS, but the manufacturer’s as well. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Ever thought about that.
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Believe it or not, this isn’t a “poor, poor pitiful me” rant. I have the same question 1.
If you validated with these three sources that no drivers are available for Windows 10 bit, then this quest is “doomed” like you said. I just had a device driver update for the laptop I’m typing on installed today, by Windows Update, and it is not written by Microsoft:. Alas, looking at these forums and elsewhere, that’s not the case. There’s a difference between expecting ongoing active support and accurate archival information for automatic retrieval when that is an actual feature inepiron the OS in question.
If the user fouchpad proceeds then they have only themselves to blame. Dell Inspiron touchpad problem Discussion in ‘ Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ‘ started by jennmanskiFeb 16, My son turned the touchpad back on, and since Ttouchpad turned it back off again, it’s still working.
If you need something more I can look on the tag on the bottom of the machine, but at Dell’s website knowing Inspiron gets you to tohchpad they have for tuchpad Windows releases. Send In Your Dell Laptop. Step 5 Loosen the screws. Prior to going to Windows 10 it had been loaded with Vista from the factory and was part of the Windows Insider preview program, eventually having Win10 Pro bit installed at the end of the insider previews.
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This laptop was made for Windows Vista hell, maybe it even came with Touchpaad XP and you expect Microsoft to provide hardware support for a laptop after 3 generations of Windows were released?
That’s OK and with this post on this subject I’m signing off for the time being. I have already done a Reset installation of Win10, which didn’t fix the issue, and tried several candidate device drivers since that reset.
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Since this laptop was functioning perfectly in pretty much every way up until the moment I did the Win10 Preview installation, and the issues began almost immediately, I feel that a hardware issue is not likely at the root of it.
Oemenia Dec 22, Step 10 Remove the 4 – M2 x 3mm screws. If you want, I give it a look but I need to model number of your laptop. Tell us about your experience with our site. Travel is tochpad to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I’ve been looking only at “official” Dell and other OEM stuff.
Given that virtually all of the application software I have, some of which dates back to XP, at least, is running swimmingly under Windows 10 I’d think that device drivers would be more likely, not less, to do so. How do you know about toudhpad
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No matter how fundamental something is, when it comes to the technology domain, you cannot just keep going on supporting everything forever. This is driving me mad, and if I can’t solve it soon I think I’ll be making this particular laptop into a Linux machine just because I’d like to have it function on some level.
We shall simply have to agree to disagree on this issue, as we’re talking past each other and simply see the same logistical issues from very different perspectives. I fail to believe that there isn’t a device driver for something as fundamental as a laptop touch pad, even old ones, that cannot be found to work with Win It’s unofficial, but I figured I didn’t have anything to lose.