Windows 10: installed build 10061, precision touchpad stop working


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    windows 10 build 10061 (most likely gonna change every month)
       24 Apr 2015 #1

    installed build 10061, precision touchpad stop working


    hi! my laptop is an acer and its model number is E5-511-P25J! now all acer laptops come with a precision touchpad, so does this but..... the freaking touchpad isn't bothering to work! i dual-boot with windows 10 and 8.1 (for work) and this problem ONLY persists in windows 10! please help as in the contact support apps chat function the microsoft idiot gave me the synaptics model drivers!
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       24 Apr 2015 #2

    Adude, welcome to the forums. Go to the Acer site, input your model and download the right driver.
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    windows 10 build 10061 (most likely gonna change every month)
    Thread Starter
       25 Apr 2015 #3

    the acer website ONLY gives the synaptics and elantech drivers!
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       28 Apr 2015 #4

    Okay, what brand driver is needed?
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  5.    28 Apr 2015 #5

    Manufacturers who do precision touchpads don't include drivers as they are supposedly included within Windows 8.1. This causes issues for those of us who want to install other OSs like Windows 7 or some builds of Windows 10. I wish the manufacturers or MS themselves would release a driver for situations where "it should be included in the OS" doesn't work.

    My precision touchpad works under Windows 10, actually better than it does on 8.1, until the stupid graphics driver update breaks my computer.
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       28 Apr 2015 #6
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