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Resolve touchpad software issues with Dell® Studio 17

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Are you interested in resolving touchpad software issues with Dell® Studio 17?

Dell Studio 17 is a high-definition laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 3GB DDR-2 RAM, 320GB HDD, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 graphics, Webcam and Fingerprint reader etc, as well as with Windows Vista Home Premium operating system. It also has a capacitive touchpad and multimedia buttons. A touchpad is a touch-sensitive interface solution that is used in laptops. It is used as a substitute to mouse. It senses the position of a user’s finger (or fingers) on its surface to provide screen navigation, cursor movement, application control for an interactive input. Its main features are that it is configurable, reliable, accuracy, and easy to use etc. There might be certain issues with the touchpad driver.

Following information highlight some common issues with the touchpad software in Dell Studio 17:

  • Driver not updated
  • Incompatible Driver
  • Virus Infection

Driver not updated

If you have not updated the touchpad driver in Dell Studio 17 and are still using the old driver, the touchpad might not function properly. In order to work with touchpad without any issues, you need to update the touchpad driver with the latest driver available on the Dell website. You need to download the driver applicable for Dell Studio 17 and update the driver by using the ‘Update Driver’ option in ‘Device Manager’. Once the latest driver is installed, it will work without issues.

Incompatible Driver

Your touchpad will not work, if you have installed an incorrect driver for your product. In order to resolve this issue, you need to uninstall the wrong driver and download the correct driver for your product and install the driver by running the executable file. Also, if you have installed any other drivers that clashes with the touchpad driver, you need to uninstall that and update your touchpad driver with the latest version.

Virus Infection

If your Dell Studio 17 is infected with virus, the drivers might not function properly. Various drivers installed on your system might get corrupt due to viruses which cause them to work improperly. In such cases, you need to scan your computer with antivirus software, remove the virus infected and then update your driver with the latest available driver from the Dell website. You can install a latest antivirus in your Dell Studio 17 so that it protects your system from virus attacks in future.

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