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Series 7 Touchpad Problem

Discussion in 'Samsung' started by OFilippov, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. OFilippov

    OFilippov Newbie

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    Hey guys.
    I just bought a Samsung NP700Z5A-S03US.
    The touchpad is not responsive or very-very slow and erratic after a couple of minutes when I turn my computer on for about 5-10 minutes. After that it seems to work properly.
    I tried reinstalling the touchpad driver and perform the basic restore from Samsung Recovery Solution per Samsung tech suggestions. Also I have updated the BIOS from Version 11FD to 12FD.
    None of that seemed to help.
    Is this a hardware problem with my laptop? Or maybe I can try to do something else?
    I've had a quite few laptops in a past and none of them had this kind of problem.
    Thanks.
     
  2. John Ratsey

    John Ratsey Moderately inquisitive Super Moderator

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    _GZ_ Notebook Consultant

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    I also have problems with the touch pad, but ONLY when plugged in. Never on battery.

    When the laptop is plugged in the touch pad is non-responsive and jumpy, it's driving me crazy. Luckily I usually have an external keyboard when it's plugged in.

    Edit: Samsung 9-series.

    Edit again: The problem seems to be my new additional adapter, which is NOT the original. It causes the touch pad to go buzurk. The original adapter works fine.
     
  4. spincel

    spincel Notebook Consultant

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    Update to the lastest driver using Easy Software Manager. The revision number should be 7.0.13 if I remember correctly. Turn up the sensitive and it will eliminate those laggy jump cursor, although the touch now become very sensitive to every moment we touch that.
     
  5. OFilippov

    OFilippov Newbie

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    Thanks for the quick replies guys

    The Easy Software Manager doesn't let me update the driver - I guess because I do have the latest 10.7.13.1. Also I could not find the sensitivity adjustment in built in touchpad utility, but I found one using ETDAniConf utility - you adjust it with that right?

    I use my laptop mostly without the cable - since it gets in my way all the time ;) but it doesn't seem to matter if it is plugged in or not - same problems

    Not yet - I sure will check it out
     
  6. spincel

    spincel Notebook Consultant

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    That version is the latest. I did not remember the whole version number :D. Also, ETDAniConf is the only to tune your touchpad. If you don't have that, you can download old driver and copy from that to the installation folder.
     
  7. John Ratsey

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  8. OFilippov

    OFilippov Newbie

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    I tried all your suggestions - adjusted sensitivity using EDTAniConf.exe - also enabled touchpad while typing and unfortunately still have the same problem: The touchpad is dead for the few minutes after a short while when I turn the computer on. :(
     
  9. spincel

    spincel Notebook Consultant

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    Try to install driver again and restart. I experienced this once time. After I installed the new version over the old one, Window did not recognize the touchpad. However, I installed once more time and reset and everything is back in normal. Just found a copy of the newest touchpad driver. I will upload into some sharing hostings for someone who needs that.
     
  10. barendh

    barendh Notebook Enthusiast

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    Same problem, sort of.
    Two-finger-scrolling wakes up a few minutes after startup.
    How do I reinstall the driver (10.7.13.1) ?
     
  11. spincel

    spincel Notebook Consultant

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    Here is the newest driver that I upload onto MF.
    Code:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?zcukew1qnbojdbw
     
  12. Jickarnik

    Jickarnik Notebook Enthusiast

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    Hey guys,

    Can anyone help me find the setting to keep my touchpad enabled while typing.

    Thanks

    EDIT:

    Uninstalled the drivers and then installed them again from Easy Software Manager, and now it doesn't disable the touchpad while typing. However these do not appear to be the latest drivers.. but if it works - it works.
     
  13. John Ratsey

    John Ratsey Moderately inquisitive Super Moderator

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    You might find it easier to tweak the touchpad settings by using this program.

    John
     
  14. barendh

    barendh Notebook Enthusiast

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    Anyone succeeded in using the one finger edge scroll?
    Even with the latest driver,nothing happens.

    Although I have maxed the sensitivity I feel that sometimes I have to hit the pad rather hard, normally it's OK.
    Latest driver.
    I'm not talking about pressing it down here...
     
  15. seanriddle

    seanriddle Newbie

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    One-finger edge scroll works here, both vertical and horizontal.

    NP700Z5A-S0AUS, BIOS 13FD

    Touchpad settings are One-Finger: Tapping, Drag and Drop Release after finger lift, Scroll Inertial Scroll; Two-Finger: Scroll Inertial Scroll, Zoom; Three-Finger: Swipe; Four-Finger: Swipe.

    Touchpad driver 10.7.13.1.

    It seems like the relevant setting would be One-Finger: Scroll.

    Sensitivity seems fine.

    Sean
     
  16. OFilippov

    OFilippov Newbie

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    Just to give you guys an update- After a lot of tries to get that touchpad working correctly I finally returned laptop back to Amazon for a refund and got another one just like that. I haven't noticed that problem with a new laptop :) - so I guess I had a hardware problem with my first one.
     

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