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17-05-2019, 07:58 PM
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Updated old vostro 1000 to win 10 ...

Just acquired an oldie but goodie...The laptop was originally Vista and upgraded to 7 prof and recently to Win 10 64...unfortunately the scroll pad driver in 10 was not installed as not compatable with actual pad....have been told to install touchpad driver for 7 or 8...I have downloaded 7 on a stick but have no idea which files on download I need to install....anyone that clever they can help please...it is old but sentimental....thanks...
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17-05-2019, 08:22 PM
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Re: Updated old vostro 1000 to win 10 ...

Personally Polly I would have stuck with windows 7, I've got win 10 on this new laptop and win 7 on my old netbook and I just love working on the netbook, or even my desktop which is still on vista.....Life was so simple then......
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17-05-2019, 09:52 PM
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Wouldn't it be easier just to use a USB mouse?
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18-05-2019, 09:10 AM
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Re: Updated old vostro 1000 to win 10 ...

Originally Posted by Judd ->
Wouldn't it be easier just to use a USB mouse?
That's what I use on all my computers Judd, can't be doing with those 'Touchy Feely' things....
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18-05-2019, 09:45 AM
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Re: Updated old vostro 1000 to win 10 ...

Open device manager > click on mice and other pointing devices > right click on touchpad > click on update driver > select browse my computer > navigate to usb stick > should? show compatible driver files > update


Or something like that.
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18-05-2019, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by OldGreyFox ->
That's what I use on all my computers Judd, can't be doing with those 'Touchy Feely' things....
Same here. Greater control too.
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18-05-2019, 12:50 PM
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Instructions for installing touchpad drivers here:

https://dellwindowsreinstallationgui...chpad-drivers/
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18-05-2019, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Judd ->
Same here. Greater control too.
Yes, and less mistakes...
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