Windows 10 – Touchpad Scrolling problem

Windows 10 – Touchpad Scrolling problem

Windows 10 is an permanent member of our computers, and now seems to have been fairly stable operating system. Some devices, however, can still cause problems after upgrading to Windows 10. One of them may be a touch pad (touchpad). Previous versions of Windows have accustomed us to scroll through the content using two fingers. Problems that may arise is the total lack of scroll and scroll in the opposite direction than we were used to it.
Windows 10 – Touchpad Scrolling problem.


Solving problems with Touchpad

Due to the variety of devices and controllers, there are various possible solutions to these problems. Below are some possible ways to solve these problems.

Method 1 – Update Windows

The first thing you should do is to carry out all the available Windows updates. There is a chance that the problem was recognized and repaired by Microsoft, and the update will solve it on this computer.

Method 2 – Change Touchpad driver

Installed on your computer touchpad driver may be out of date. Install the latest version may help solve the problem. Drivers can be downloaded from this page. If the latest driver is not improved functioning, then you can try installing an older version of the driver. It is also possible to completely uninstall the drivers and additional permission from Windows to use the default.

Method 3 – change the system registers

Scroll can be completely disabled in the system registry. Adding such an option you can be done in several steps:

  1. Starting the registry editor by clicking the buttons Windows Logo + R (or open menu start), type “regedit” and press Enter.
  2. Among the records go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTPEnh.
  3. Then, add the registry DWORD called “UseScrollCursor” and value 0.
  4. The changes will take effect when the computer restarts.

Method 4 – Mouse and touchpad settings

In some models, set the direction of the scroll and the turning scroll back in a position of “Mouse and touchpad settings”. These settings can be found by typing the name in the start menu:

Windows 10 - Touchpad przewijanie - skrolowanie

The window and the available options may vary depending on the device model.Windows 10 - Touchpad przewijanie - skrolowanie

Method 5 – Synaptics setting

Settings for the possibility of scrolling and scrolling direction may be also in the program settings Synaptics. The program window can be called up by double-clicking on the logo Synaptics local system clock or by searching it in the start menu or by using the Mode 4 and selecting “Additional mouse options”.


The exact location of the option depends on the driver version and device model.

Method 6 – ASUS Console

The ASUS laptops there is an additional possibility to change settings for the Touchpad. The application can start searching for it in the start menu or by clicking a dedicated button on the computer.

Windows 10 - Touchpad przewijanie - skrolowanie

Reaction Setup Touchpad gestures are in the “ASUS Smart Gesture”

Windows 10 - Touchpad przewijanie - skrolowanie

Here you can enable or disable the ability to scroll, set its direction, and set other options for the Touchpad.


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