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Macbook, boot camp, and Right click
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stuffedmonkey
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Dec 15, 2006, 03:40 PM
 
I am having a problem getting right click to work on a Macbook under boot camp. I have updated to the latest 1.1.2 driver package, and verified that the trackpad was using that driver in device manager. I can do the two finger drag scroll just fine since the upgrade. What I can't do is use right click...


Now I know you are supposed to be able to click by tapping, and right click by double tapping - but neither will work. Usually there is a check box to activate this in the Mouse control panel - but I do not see any thing of the sort. Nor does the right command key give me a right click. Is there something I am missing to do - or is my driver install munged?


Any ideas definitely appreciated.
     
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Dec 15, 2006, 10:18 PM
 
Click with two fingers touching the trackpad
     
stuffedmonkey  (op)
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Dec 15, 2006, 11:04 PM
 
Yeah - I know how it is supposed to work. What I was saying was that it didn't work. It works well on the OS X side - and it works in parallels, it just doesn't work in Boot Camp.
     
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Dec 16, 2006, 01:32 AM
 
Originally Posted by stuffedmonkey View Post
Yeah - I know how it is supposed to work.
Well, excuse me

When you were writing about tapping to click, double tapping to right click, and using the right command key in 1.1.2, it didn't seem like you do know how it's supposed to work, but knock yourself out
     
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Dec 16, 2006, 07:49 PM
 
I thought the same thing when I installed that update. you have to press your two fingers on the trackpad and click the mouse button for it to work.
     
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Dec 16, 2006, 08:12 PM
 
Why can't they just write a driver to enable control clicking?

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Dec 17, 2006, 01:52 PM
 
Why can't they just write a driver to allow the trackpad to work WELL?? In XP, my trackpad often doesn't respond or is very jumpy. If they could make the trackpad work just as well in Windows as it does in OS X, it would be perfect.
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