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Y500 Touchpad Issue

Discussion in 'IdeaPad & Essential' started by CC0080, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. CC0080

    CC0080 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Anyone else experiencing erratic and uncontrollable pointer when using the touchpad? When I restart the issue goes away, but comes back after a few minutes making the laptop unusable without an external mouse. I checked the Lenovo website forum and so far I see a couple Y500 owners are having this issue. No touchpad drivers available on the site either. Also, my touchpad feels a little clunky and has some give before the the actual click. Trying to figure out if this is a hardware issue due to poor build quality or driver related.
     
  2. Malinka

    Malinka Notebook Enthusiast

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    Yeah im on the Y400 and the touchpad sucks i dont think its the driver either i just think they skimped out on the touchpad. Can barely 2 finger scroll on webpages
     
  3. link626

    link626 Lenovo Y580, Asus K53TA

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    if it's anything like the Y580/480, there's only one clicker in the center. Left click and right click will normally have some give.
     
  4. n1smo

    n1smo Notebook Consultant

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    Yeah, my Y500's touchpad went cuckoo last night for the first time in 3 days. Once I put the computer to sleep and woke it back up everything was fine. Hope this is something they can fix with a software update!
     
  5. CC0080

    CC0080 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Having one clicker in the center makes sense why the left and right side of the touchpad would slightly rock or give before clicking. It sucks when they pretty much get everything else right (cooling, audio, keyboard, etc.) and put out a clunky touchpad. I also noticed when I put my Y500 to sleep the touchpad issue momentarily goes away. I checked the official Lenovo forum and no one from Lenovo has responded yet to this issue.
     
  6. y500

    y500 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Mine is almost unusable now. Posted in other thread. Anyone done driver updates that helped the problem?
     
  7. CC0080

    CC0080 Notebook Enthusiast

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    I've looked everywhere and there is no updates or support for this issue. My Y500 is completely unusable w/out an external mouse. Probably going to send it back don't have time to mess with this issue. I'm disappoint.
     
  8. CC0080

    CC0080 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Ok I uninstalled and reinstalled the touchpad drivers from the hard drive that came with it (I put in my own ssd). It's working fine now and I'll see if the issue comes back then give another update.
     
  9. CC0080

    CC0080 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Well, I'm back to having an unusable touchpad. Only lasted a couple hours. I'm returning this what a shame.
     
  10. ericc191

    ericc191 Notebook Consultant

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    Can someone post a youtube video of this? I can't seem to recreate the issue on my Y480. However, I did immediately install Windows 7 on it.
     
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