Finding Trackpad settings for type cover

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  1. YKinase

    YKinase New Member

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    I've looked high and low for the trackpad settings control panel for my Type Cover. All I am trying to do is reverse the direction of the two-fingered scroll.

    I found this app: Trackpad Settings app for Windows in the Windows Store

    …but the MS Store indicates it is not available for my computer (maybe for the RT?).


    Does anyone know where to find the settings?
     
  2. J515OP

    J515OP Super Moderator

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    That app should work for both the Surface RT and Pro. Are you in a region other than the US?
     
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    No - here in the US. When I search on the Store (via Charm), it does not show up. Were you able to install it?
     
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    Yes and it is mentioned in a couple of threads. I haven't heard of others having issues installing it. Is your cover attached? Maybe you need to switch back to the stock on screen keyboard as well to download the app?

    Edit: Also did you try this from the app page you linked?

     
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    I've tried with/without the cover and just tried with the stock on-screen keyboard. I get the same message - not available for your PC :( Maybe it is time to uninstall the type cover and restart with a fresh driver install.

    Is it actually a "Metro" app?
     
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    Hi There can I just pick up on this (apologies for the hijack!!). I just ordered my Pro from the US to the UK, am I going to have issues with the windows store until such time as they release it here in the uk?

    Many thanks!
     
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    This is actually a Modern UI App.

    No, you can simply change the region in the Store and see all regions (there are threads on this).

    This one is not a Modern UI App and is only available on the Pro or other Windows 8 machine (for any RT users who might come across this in the future).
     
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    Thanks J515OP!
     
  10. Arizona Willie

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    i just installed that on my Surface Pro and it works.

    It lets you change the scroll direction like YKinase wants to do.

    However, it doesn't check the keys on the keyboard or the trackpad.
    You can't push on the trackpad to click and see if it is responding.
    Doesn't seem to be made to do that.
    VERY VERY POOR APP.

    It only lets you turn the Trackpad on / off

    and

    turn trackpad gestures on / off

    and

    turn scrolling on / off

    or

    flip the scrolling direction
     
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    Works on my Surface Pro (canada)
     

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