How to Install Windows Precision Drivers on Laptop?

Microsoft has been striving to enhance the touchpad experience on laptops running Windows 10. Microsoft optimizes laptops that have “Precision Touchpads.” But, some manufacturers do not provide this. In such cases, you have to install them manually.

Check Out the Touchpad & Download Drivers

If you want to check out the touchpad & download drivers, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First of all, you have to right-click on the Windows Start button & choose “Device Manager.”
  • You should click on the arrow which is located to the left and go to the “Mice & other pointing devices” section.
  • Look when it says “Elan” or “Synaptics” pointing device.
  • When you have a Lenovo laptop, you need a “Lenovo pointing device” rather than the one created by “Elan.”
  • When it says “Elan pointing device” download it.
  • Extract the driver & unpack it.

Install Windows Precision Drivers 

You need to install Windows precision drivers. Follow the instructions given below.

  • Get started by right-clicking on the Start button.
  • You should choose “Device Manager.”
  • You should select the touchpad driver & right-click on it.
  • Navigate to the drop-down menu & choose “Update Driver,” then you can see a new window will pop-up.
  • Thereafter select “Browse my computer for driver software.”
  • You will be required to find the downloaded drivers manually.
  • Then you have to go to the next window & choose “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer.”
  • Beneath the compatible driver’s list, choose “Have disk.”
  • When the “Install from disk” screen comes, select the “Browse” option.
  • While the before section, choose the folder wherever you have downloaded the driver software.
  • You have to select the “Autorun” file.
  • Click on “Open.”
  • When another screen comes, choose OK.
  • You have to wait unless the software comes on the list.
  • You will receive a notification on your screen that once you install the software, your hardware may fail to work. Don’t panic, click on the “Yes” option.
  • Now, you have to wait to complete the installation.
  • After installation, when the prompt comes to reboot the system, select “Yes.”

Check Whether the Drivers are Installed Successfully or Not

If you want to check whether the drivers are installed successfully or not, and then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First, you have to go to the Start menu on your device.
  • Then you should navigate to the Settings.
  • Choose the “Devices” menu.
  • Navigate to the left & select “Touchpad” options.
  • You will now see more options for customization and adjustments. See if the drivers are correctly installed or not.

Touchpad Doesn’t Work with Precision Drivers.

If your touchpad doesn’t work with precision drivers, follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, go to the Start menu icon & right-click on it.
  • Then you should choose the “Device Manager.”
  • Click on the arrow to the left-hand side and then expand the section of “Mice and other pointing devices.”
  • Go to the driver & right-click on it.
  • Navigate to the drop-down menu & choose “Properties.”
  • Select the “Driver” button.
  • Now, choose the “Roll Back Driver” option.
  • You have to wait to complete the process & click on OK.
  • When the prompt comes, reboot the system.


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