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Intermittent issue with w540 touchpad

2014-05-02, 17:34 PM

Is anyone else having the following issue with the touchpad on the w540?


The touchpad become unresponsive a couple time an hour. I cannot move the cursor, and it seems to randomly select things on the screen. For example if I am in a browser and scrolling down it wil stop scrolling, select a bunch of text on the page, and sometime even register some right and left clicks.


When this happens I have to stop working for sometimes up to a minute or so for it to start acting normally again. It does it on the main machine and with virtual machines. Any fix for this?


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Re: Intermittent issue with w540 touchpad

2014-05-03, 5:03 AM
Same thing here. I'm using a mouse. They killed a good Thinkpad feature, and made a feeble attempt to emulate an Apple. Total failure. The pad is only good for goofing off and Internet browsing. NOT a workstation.

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Re: Intermittent issue with w540 touchpad

2014-05-03, 9:11 AM
this problem is prevalent in most of the All in One touchpad that i have used, including the T440s, X240, W540, Yoga and X1 Carbon Gen 2.

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Re: Intermittent issue with w540 touchpad

2014-05-03, 10:15 AM

I am having the same problem, plus more. I just made a lengthy post about this issue and others that I've been having with the touchpad, here on the forum, as well.

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