Category: System & Controllers
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.5 MB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XPe, Windows CE, Windows WePOS, Linux 2.4, Linux 2.6, Mac OS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 7.12 Build 6 / 02 March, 2009
The Touch Driver for Pointing Devices is responsible for enabling the functionality of the touchpad device commonly found in mobile devices like laptops. The installation of the Touch Driver for Pointing Devices accompanies the extraction of a module. This module allows for the user interface provision which delivers the functionality of controlling the settings associated with the specific device. Essentially, the Touch Driver for Pointing Devices helps in the setting up of the necessary support modules, as well as the tools that can be used in controlling the behavior of the supported hardware. In instances wherein the supported pointing device is connected via an interface port, the hardware driver is responsible for dictating the necessary system resources that must be allocated to allow the device to function properly. The driver likewise provides a smooth interaction between the hardware and the user.
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
Since pointing devices are considered as input hardware, the accompanying touch driver may also be referred to as an input driver. This touch driver interacts with the core pointer that is comparable to the button used in conventional mouse pointing devices. As a Human Interface Device (HID), the Touch Driver for Pointing Devices installs the necessary utilities that allows for the calibration of the hardware. This in done to make sure that it remains responsive to the movements of the computer user. It also puts into place the necessary communication link between the pointing device and the different software programs that are installed in the computer system that need access to its functionality. The Touch Driver for Pointing Devices also communicates with the underlying operating system in order to make sure that all movements are properly interpreted and responded to. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Touch Driver for Pointing Devices errors before installing any driver updates.