Touchpad "Sticks"

Build a PC
By UnWarierMage224
Nov 21, 2006
  1. Hi all,

    I've got a Dell laptop, with their ever-present Synaptics Touchpads... and apparently what happens is whenever I reach the edge of a window, etc... the cursor "sticks" for a moment. It briefly resists moving... how to fix?

    Thanks in advance,

  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    It may be the software for the touchpad or it may not be, if you dont have the synaptics software installed download it from the dell website and install it and see if it cures it.

    To get to the dell website go here and enter your service tag,

  3. UnWarierMage224

    UnWarierMage224 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 84

    haha... simplest things can cause headaches.:D

    I just figured out the problem.... Apparently I'd enabled "stop pointer at window border" and that was causing all the fuss.

    Thanks for the Dell website link. I'll keep it handy if I need it in the future.

  4. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    One word "DOH!"

Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.