Touchpad left click doing left click function randomly


  1. Posts : 105
    Duh Windows 9
       #1

    Touchpad left click doing left click function randomly


    This just started recently on a 5 yr old Asus laptop, the touchpad is a single flat part with no buttons

    I restarted the pc and it was normal but then it just happened again, if i click the left button it does the right button function, right now if i simply tap the touchpad lightly without clicking i am able to get it to work fine

    Im not really used to tapping it, i do press it, well just now as im typing i decided to press it and its working fine again, but i was looking for a way to prevent it from happening again
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  2. Posts : 35,481
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, if you investigate your touchpad settings you will probably find many ways of configuring it - threre are many different manufacturers and variants of the GUI for touchpads.

    Assuming your touchpad is not physically defective, you might find adjusting a setting helpful. This may take time to explore if not familiar.

    Part of mine for example:
    Touchpad left click doing left click function randomly-1.png

    You can swap left and right buttons - there is an option- (compare with a standard mouse to check what's happening if unsure).

    You might want to define the region of your touchpad used for a given function more appropriately.
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