Category: Input Device
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.29MB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 6.0.301.196 / June, 2004
The Alps Pointing-device is manufactured by ALPS Companys mouse driver for Windows operating systems. It provides the Alps Touch Pad Driver version 7.0.1404 and also including an Installer for the Windows Vista (BLD#5744 32-bit). This driver has also got a Readme text file included in it. There are various companies that make this pointing device driver to be compatible with Alps standards of the device. There are those devices that may be of acceptable standards and there are others that may be doubtful. All the drivers for the Alps Pointing device should be scanned to make sure that they are safe. Most of the drivers are safe for use. These drivers can be updated automatically or manually depending on the settings of the computer. Looking for and installing the correct driver for the Alps Pointing device is important. The correct driver will make sure the device will work properly and not to be corrupted.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Before installation of the drivers that are used by the Alps Pointing device, a backup of the previous driver should be made. This is done so to make sure that even if the new driver is corrupted, users can revert to the old driver that used to work. It is advisable that the driver be updated frequently or at least in every month. The appoint.exe is a process that is part of the Alps Pointing device drivers. It is a process used by the computer so as it may receive inputs from either a mouse or a touchpad, mainly used on notebook computers. This process should not be stopped, otherwise, the touchpad or mouse on the computer will not work correctly. This process has been flagged as safe, meaning that the process does not seem to be a security threat. Therefore this means that stopping the process will adversely affect the system as well. The Process Server database is currently registering the appoint.exe to Alps. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Alps Pointing-device errors before installing any driver updates.