T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

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T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#1 Post by Whitieiii » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:19 am

the trackpoint buttons on the T440s quit working after the system updated and installed the synaptic driver and without the driver I am not able to adjust the trackpad speed/sensitivity or change any of the features of the trackpoint or trackpad.... so without the driver the trackpoint buttons work but the trackpad isn't sensitive enough and is un-usable and with the driver installed the trackpad works great but the trackpoint buttons don't do anything at all

help me get the correct driver installed so I can get both the whole touchpad and only the trackpoint buttons working
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#2 Post by Whitieiii » Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:28 am

bump
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#3 Post by Whitieiii » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:49 pm

Bump one last time... I'd love to have the trackpad and trackpoint working on this machine
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#4 Post by RealBlackStuff » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:59 am

Get the touchpad and buttons from a T450.
T440 is notorious for having the worst touchpad (without buttons) ever.
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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#5 Post by Whitieiii » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:13 am

RealBlackStuff wrote:Get the touchpad and buttons from a T450.
T440 is notorious for having the worst touchpad (without buttons) ever.
already did it and now I need help getting the T450 trackpoint buttons and touchpad working as one works withouth driver while one doesn't and the other way around with the driver
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#6 Post by Whitieiii » Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:53 am

Is this the wrong section to post this? No comments at all.... sorry about that but I haven't yet seen posts here
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#7 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:34 am

It would be highly recommended if you first do your own research, both on the forum and on the web, before you post your question(s) here.

The way you reply to answers is also not inspiring (to put it mildly).
This forum is run by volunteers and visited by a lot of knowledgeable people, who only read (and reply to) what is interesting to them.
It is therefor not realistic to expect an answer for every question.

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Re: T440s trackpoint buttons quit working

#8 Post by Whitieiii » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:37 am

RealBlackStuff wrote:It would be highly recommended if you first do your own research, both on the forum and on the web, before you post your question(s) here.

The way you reply to answers is also not inspiring (to put it mildly).
This forum is run by volunteers and visited by a lot of knowledgeable people, who only read (and reply to) what is interesting to them.
It is therefor not realistic to expect an answer for every question.
I apologize for being a butt and will be coming back in a while with a new attitude
My Current Thinkpad Collection:
A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
T410 1st Gen i5 4GB ram 320 GB HDD Win 7
X220 2nd Gen i5 8GB ram 500 GB HDD Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
T430 3rd Gen i5 8GB ram 500GB HDD Win 7
T440s 4th Gen i5 8GB ram 300 GB SSD Win 10
T440P 4th gen i5 8GB ram GT 730m 2x500GB Win 7

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