That said, to optimize my experience, I set the middle button on the pointing-stick to Auto-scroll, meaning that tapping it once puts it in scrolling mode, which is nice for Firefox, which otherwise requires you to hold down the middle button to scroll. Already have an account? The new version on the HP website recognizes the track-stick and touchpad, but as soon as a setting is changed, the stick and pad are both disabled on a Dell Precision M Tried download the latest driver but said it’s not compatible. This version seemed to be 7. Versions Version Distribution

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Tosh outfits an especially high proportion of its laptops with ALPS trackpads, I’d imagine, because both companies are Japanese. Also, there is a system-verification-check on all of Sony’s driver packages.

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I guess it is also obvious that this driver works equally well with TouchStick and non-TouchStick touchpads. The problem with the newest dell touchpad drivers is that they’ve incorporated their god-awful GUI and seem to have eliminated tap zones. I recently had to replace my HD in my Latitude D and I can no longer use the Dell driver to tap the top corner of my touchpad to emulate a middle mouse click, I’m hoping the older versions of the driver will revert back to before they used Dell’s GUI. Yes Found in the run registry.


However, there is no way to disable the touchpad while typing!

The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. This will provide you with the following version: Do note that Dell still has not fixed the animated cursor bug. It would seem to me that the core resident processes are a bit smaller and less CPU hungry than the old 5. Posted April 28, Posted January 11, edited.

ALPS GlidePoint Driver by Alps Electric Co – Should I Remove It?

Try Toshiba’s website, latest drivers, select trackpad from the dropdown menu. Posted May 8, I imagine it’s a hardware thing as well as a software one A scheduled alpe is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times the schedule varies depending on the version. Posted August 11, Already have an account?

I also know that both these drivers support Firefox out of the box, which did not use to be the case: This driver is unbranded, which is nice. I don’t know what exactly these names correspond to. If you want better drivers than Dell has to offer and you want full functionality, go to the following website:.

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC.

The latest version is A11, available on the Precision M Windows 7 bit download page: True there’s a new GUI. Posted Glidepoiht 16, The Dell GUI supports zoom along the left side of the trackpad and circular scrolling.


This seems to be ideal for external mice, stickpointee for my Logitech mice, I do use SetPoint and don’t have SetPoint set to override the Windows Mouse settings. That said, if you want an official Dell driver, which might be ideal since the ALPS driver described above sometimes renders the trackpad unresponsive after resuming from Standby, you’ll have to deal with their pretty, but rather more limited in some senses GUI.

Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly.

Alps GlidePoint/StickPointer Driver For Dell Latitude D620 For Windows XP/2000

The latest version is A11, available on the Precision M Windows 7 bit download page:. Posted March 12, I dont want alpz use Dell’s one, I am woring on E Alps Electric produces electronic devices, including switchs, sensors, encoders and touchpads.

It seems to fix the issue of the touchpad locking up after a wake from sleep.