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OP, perhaps part of the problem is PalmCheck. Go to Control Panel -> Hardware -> Mouse. See pic. You want PalmCheck all the way to maximum, 1 notch below max is literally over twice as bad for registering your palm as touchpad input.

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The fact that it even has a touchpad is heresy. The x200 never had one and it worked just fine.
Lenovo doesn't put any effort into touchpads because they know they are garbage. Go into UltraNav and set it to scroll only and you'll be a happier person.

Lenovo certainly doesn't make the worst touchpads, nor are Synaptics touchpads usually considered bad. You want a bad touchpad? Get one that's extremely glossy and made by Elantech. Or a clickpad. Those indeed are the dumbest invention in quite a while; I prefer touchpads, tapping is much faster than clicking.
 
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Also, I would suggest getting an updated copy of the synaptics touchpad driver from Lenovo's driver website. I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y470 and when I updated my drivers, scrolling was greatly improved (allowed for variable speed, and was smoothed)
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post #13 of 13
We just rolled out over 100 of these X130e units. Touchpad is the worst, OP is right. Integrated failclick buttons FTL.

Also, in just 2 weeks of use we've got 2 broken LCD screens and 3 all-white screens when powered-on. They are not holding up well. No wonder Lenovo cancelled the series just 3 months after launch.
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