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Solved: Turning off tapping feature in Windows 7 Professional

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by rodizurieta, Mar 30, 2010.

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  1. rodizurieta

    rodizurieta Thread Starter

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    Hi:

    I have a Sony VGN-NW270F. I changed the original OS from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional 64 bits. I can't seem to find a way to turn off the feature that equates the tapping of the touchpad to pressing the left mouse button.

    I think I might be missing some software or drivers that might have been missing when installing the new OS. I think it is probably Alps Pointing Device, but the driver on Sony's website is only for Windows 7 Home Premium.

    Sony Tech Support says that only Windows 7 Home Premium is supported and that therefore I can not turn this tapping feature off.

    It seems unreal to me that this would be the case! A new computer, with a new OS and I can't control the tapping feature?!

    Can anyone suggest a solution? Thanks,
     
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    Presumably because that's the only version they sell with that model. A Windows 7 driver is a Windows 7 driver; Starter, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate makes no difference.
     
  3. rodizurieta

    rodizurieta Thread Starter

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    I had thought the driver was different because the file I downloaded (for W7 Home Premium) could not install on my W7 Professional 64bit. The trouble was it was an incomplete download. I re-downloaded and it worked fine.

    Thanks,
     
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    You're welcome. :)
     
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