By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Your touchpad should work without drivers – almost all if not all touchpads emulate mice until a driver enables advanced features, and fall back to mouse emulation when driver shuts down whether with your system or by uninstallation. How satisfied are you with this reply? I have the same question I didnt knew this Synaptics said to uninstall the old version first. Reboot Reinstall the touch pad with the help of your mouse or the keyboard navigation.

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windows 7 – Accidentally uninstalled my touchpad drivers from Device Manager – Super User

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Jana12 Created on February 16, Drivers Synaptics Touchpad Hey, can I uninstall the synaptics touchpad in my laptop, and reinstall it again?

So the touchpad is still working, for now. So,why would uninstalling the synaptics driver make my pc do all this crazy crap??? Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.


How satisfied are you with this reply? I restarted my laptop and the touchpad didnt work which is good but i also want to use it sometimes just for the fun of it.

I don’t really see a problem. Mixxiphoid 3 14 In addition to the suggestion by SpiritX, let us try to reinstall the touchpad drivers and check if it works. I’m assuming that this all has to do with this lousy synaptics driver! Hi, Try System Restore back to before you did that: If you don’t have a mouse, write down the uninsralled to install the driver with just keyboard navigation. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

I uninstalled my touch pad HELP! please

Synaptics Touchpad Hey, can I uninstall the synaptics touchpad in my laptop, and reinstall it again? Is it safe to accldentally and reinstall it again?

Synaptics said to restat the machine. For ELAN touchpads manufacturer-provided drivers usually work best, for Synaptics you can visit their website and download latest drivers. My understanding is that Windows has it’s own driver for acxidentally touchpad apparently. Thanks for marking this as the answer. So you can restart safely.

Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Just reboot the system and install the driver again, done. This does not stop the touchpad from working.

I kind of hate to do that but,I might have to give it a try. New 05 Aug 1. Install a mouse before rebooting so you have something nice to navigate with in case the pad doesn’t work.


Deleted Elan touchpad from Device Manager Hey guys, I updated to windows 10 and when acfidentally am gaming i prefer to put my touchpad from Elan OFF but i couldnt it kept making me move in different houchpad in the game when i accidently made contact with it.

Sorry this didn’t help.

Last edited by JohnCarrty; 05 Aug at I am writing to you today because over the past two to three weeks my Synaptics touchpad mouse has had a mind of its own. I don’t like all these No matter what version I use I’ve been all over the internet, including Gateway’s site the install always fails, most often with this screen.

Deleted Elan touchpad from Device Manager – Windows 10 Forums

Synaptics is not running on start-up but it is activated in msconfig, and CCleaner. Tell us about your experience with our site. How satisfied are you with this response?