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My issue is pretty much what is described in the title, whenever a key on the keyboard is depressed, the touchpad turns off. This may be a good feature when typing up a paper or the sort, but it certainly doesnt allow for much gaming! I have already gone into the Syanptics settings and I could not find a feature to disable it... I have also gone into windows touchpad configuration, and could not find anything there either... Does anybody know what I can do to disable this so I can play my FPS games?

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Originally Posted by raidmaxGuy View Post

My issue is pretty much what is described in the title, whenever a key on the keyboard is depressed, the touchpad turns off. This may be a good feature when typing up a paper or the sort, but it certainly doesnt allow for much gaming! I have already gone into the Syanptics settings and I could not find a feature to disable it... I have also gone into windows touchpad configuration, and could not find anything there either... Does anybody know what I can do to disable this so I can play my FPS games?
Thanks,
raid

i had the same thing going on when i got my Y470p. it did not bother me though because i was getting a mouse, once i did everything was working fine smile.gif i see nothing wrong with grabbing a mouse.
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The problem appears to be with the PalmCheck feature, it is not very well implemented, and to truely have to touchpad function the entire time while pressing keys is to turn it off...

So if you have this issue still, you can go into the Synaptics settings and adjust PalmCheck, I assumed that it was not the issue because I thought it was only supposed to disable the touchpad if there is a large pressure area (as from someone's palm while typing). However, what it really does at a higher setting is disable the touchpad to all responses while typing as a precautionary measure instead of checking pressure readings in real-time...
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^^^


That's the message they're sending you. Get a mouse. You can't play FPS on a touch-pad anyway.
     
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^^^
That's the message they're sending you. Get a mouse. You can't play FPS on a touch-pad anyway.

That sums it biggrin.gif
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