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Posts: 20
Registered: ‎09-16-2016
Location: GB
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A485 middle button does not work with Windows 10 1809

After several clean re-installations of Windows 10 I've found the following:

  • The driver "Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver" alone does not enable the middle button to work.
  • The middle button works only if the "ThinkPad UltraNav" app is installed from Microsoft Store, as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Sometimes downloading this app from Microsoft Store requires signing in with a Microsoft account, which is unacceptible. Why would I need to create a Microsoft account to get a driver?
  • This app is not yet available in Microsoft Store for Windows 10 1809 as of 11/Oct/2018. A clean installation of Windows 10 1809 has no access to this app.
  • Windows 10 LTSC 1809 does not have Microsoft Store, and therefore has no access to this app.
  • Copying SynapticsIncorporated.SynLenovoTBGDApp_19005.19026.0.0_x64__* in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\ from a Windows 10 1803 installation to a fresh installation of Windows 10 1809 works, but why would I need to go through such harassment just to get the middle button work?

Suggested solution: Lenovo please add this app to the driver installer, not as a Microsoft Store app.



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