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  1. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 5
    Win 10 Pro
       2016-03-14 #50

    Thanks for your help Brink
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-03-14 #51

    You're most welcome.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 462
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       2016-05-06 #52

    Brink,

    Build 14332, I edited the registry entry, but still get the update to my Synaptics touchpad, and wondered if can remove the registry entry below the driversearching as seen below to stop getting it (thinking while it may not look for any more drivers, because that one is there it still dishes it out to me, yes? ):

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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-05-06 #53

    Hello Marc,

    The tutorial below should work better for that build instead.

    Driver Updates in Windows Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 462
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       2016-05-06 #54

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Marc,

    The tutorial below should work better for that build instead.

    Driver Updates in Windows Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
    Ah, cool, easy enough in gpedit

    Should I still remove that cached entry you think?
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-05-06 #55

    You shouldn't need to if you disable driver updates in Windows Update, then uninstall the driver afterwards if still installed.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 462
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       2016-05-06 #56

    Ok copy.

    Will evaluate, thanks.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-05-06 #57

    Please let us know how it went.
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 451
    Windows 10 Home
       2016-05-06 #58

    I have had Synaptics touchpad issues ever since Windows 10 Upgrade. I used the old one for many months, they issued one that worked well and I unblocked updates. Last week's 'update' broke it again (no edge scrolling and unwanted Cortana gesture). Follow Brink's tutorial to block further updates and roll back to last working one.

    The other issue that many others have with Synaptics touchpad is that your settings are lost on reboot whether you create a profile or not. This regedit will fix that -

    Navigate to:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTP\Install
    Note this is LOCAL MACHINE, not CURRENT USER.

    Look for a key in that Install folder called "DeleteUserSettingsOnUpgrade"

    Double click and change the value to 0

    After restarting your settings will be kept because driver will not think it's reinstalling on every reboot.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 462
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       2016-05-06 #59

    Well,

    Set the policy - Enabled and rebooted.

    Uninstalled the newest driver, rebooted.

    Installed the older one, rebooted.

    On that boot, checked updates, and new one still awaiting install.
    Immediately opened gpedit and rechecked the policy, was enabled.

    I'm at a loss as to why MS has to force this on us. I can understand OS updates but drivers, grr ...
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