If your laptop trackpad is too finicky to use reliably, you may want to disable it! While a trackpad can sometimes be disabled via the BIOS/UEFI or the Windows Device Mananger, there is often another simpler method: A simple Fn key + F7 (or other similar key) combination is often available to disable the trackpad on Acer laptops, Dell laptops and many more. The keyboard pictured above is an Acer AO725 laptop. This can also be handy if you are
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Q. I have a brand new Asus laptop with but I cannot find the right asus smart gesture download to get the swipe options you describe here. 🙁 Can you send me to the latest/best driver download? –JA A. Thank you for your question JA, here is the ASUS Smart Gesture Download you are looking for: 🙂 (dl link, or ) Enjoy!
The trackpads on these laptops are quite the topic of conversation! Out of the box they can be fiddly and troublesome, but with a driver update they become quite good 🙂 More info below: Amazon review comments (re:trackpad tips) NotebookReview forum thread
Q. I have a brand new Asus laptop with all the latest drivers but one thing is DRIVING ME CRAZY! When I am dragging something around using the trackpad or even just scrolling sideways sometimes my laptop randomly switches apps 🙁 I am running Windows 8 and any help is appreciated!!! –Ambra D A. Thank you for your question Ambra, I believe I know what is happening and how to solve your problem: Your trackpad is inadvertently triggering the Windows 8 ‘swipe from