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Setoku
03-05-2015, 12:27 AM
This is very common problem and till yet unresolved. The Elantech driver disables right button + left button touchpad click. In the result you cannot aim and shoot in games also you cannot code that kind of interaction in your applications.

Driver detects LMB+RMB click but it somehow filters it so there is no effect -> it is disabled.

I could not find correct entry in the registry to disable that obviously horrible setting.


I have a huge problem with ElanTech touchpad. Without the ElanTech driver both the keys can be used at the same time(R+L). This is usefull in games like Mafia2 (can't play without it). When I install their driver I get the gestures, scrolling etc. but I can't use both keys at the same time. It is a common problem.

Please notice:


1. It has nothing to do with the Windows or hardware but only with the Elantech driver settings.
2. Driver detects LMB+RMB click -> it is shown on a dynamic icon on a task bar also uninstalling drivers fix the problem, but then you can't use your touchpad fully.

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Has anyone have any luck with this or can we bring this to asus?

NitroX
03-05-2015, 07:37 AM
Does this happen with more drivers ? I am not experiencing this kind of problem and I haven't since I bought the laptop. I would suggest downloading the latest drivers from ASUS. Check all download areas to get the latest ones.

1) G751JY Area: http://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/ASUS_ROG_G751JY/HelpDesk_Download/
2) G751JT Area: http://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/ASUS_ROG_G751JT/HelpDesk_Download/
3) G751JL Area: http://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/ASUS_ROG_G751JL/HelpDesk_Download/

XOIIO
03-06-2015, 08:35 AM
Going to have to check those drivers out, same issue on my G751JT, went into AC4 and found I couldn't fire an aimed broadside lol

BVr77
03-06-2015, 09:57 AM
i don't really understand what you're talking about, do you mean clicking left & right a the same time ?
if it's that, i've test it on IE11 and assign the simultaneous click in SWTOR and that work in this two cases.
it work like the scroll Wheel button (mouse button 3).

XOIIO
03-06-2015, 09:59 AM
Yes, namely first taking aim with RMB, then when you try to click LMB nothing happens.

XOIIO
03-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Drivers didn't help :/

XOIIO
03-06-2015, 11:09 AM
Seems this is nothing new and nothing has been figured out or done about it aside from uninstalling the asus driver.

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?54577-A-question-about-the-touchpad-elantech
http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?29379-G55-ElanTech-Touchpad-Use-both-buttons-at-the-same-time
http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?56432-Need-Help-with-G751-Trackpad-Button-Problem-in-FPS-Games

Come on Asus, Granted a touchpad isn't how you should be playing an FPS but this is a Gaming Laptop, an expensive one at that and this is still an issue? What gives?

Setoku
03-06-2015, 10:46 PM
Yes this does not solve the problem at all im not sure why the drivers are like this Ive tried lenevo and dell drivers for elantech they all behave the same way
It would be nice if asus would release a custom driver or give us the option to turn off the option for you can use fps games with the touchpad its got lots of room
this is one of the very best laptops ive ever used and its a shame to see that asus cant see a problem with this elan crap :(

Setoku
03-08-2015, 11:59 AM
Can we get someone to pin this? i don't want it to get lost i want to bring this to peoples attention so that it may be fixed in the future
thanks mod if you can do that

Tipico
06-27-2015, 03:54 AM
Having the same problem on my g750JS. I agree with Setoku, this is not something you'd expect from these laptops.

Setoku
06-27-2015, 08:08 AM
Wow i thought i was the only one who cared about this nice to see others are out there hope asus can give us the option to use both mod needs to pin this for it gets more views

eowens
06-30-2015, 07:34 PM
I posted this reply to another thread. I have the same or similar issue with the touchpad. On my G751JL/Windows, the ELAN driver version 11.5.15.5 works, the 11.15.0.12 version doesn't work. With the latter driver, I can move the mouse cursor around but that's it, it won't allow you to select or click on anything.

di Valenti
08-25-2015, 11:11 AM
I will join in - same issue - just happened - no reason why - just stopped working. :( 2600.00 USD and only 60 days into it...

aeolisio
08-25-2015, 11:17 AM
I will join in - same issue - just happened - no reason why - just stopped working. :( 2600.00 USD and only 60 days into it...
This thread was an issue that left and right click at the same time did not work. Please dont resurrect threads when you dont have that issue. You said your touchpad would not click anything.

danieljesus
09-01-2015, 05:28 PM
Did anyone solve this issue? Neither of my touchpad buttons on my G751JT works. In case I do not have a desktop mouse I can barely use the computer....

aeolisio
09-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Did anyone solve this issue? Neither of my touchpad buttons on my G751JT works. In case I do not have a desktop mouse I can barely use the computer....

Sometimes its the driver sometimes its a cable loose and sometimes people cant figure out what it is and end up RMAing it.

Setoku
11-05-2015, 06:43 AM
Bumping this to see if anyone has any new info on it