Elan Touchpad Driver for Windows 8 (64-bit) - Notebook
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Elan Touchpad Driver
146.84 MB Oct 2012
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If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.


Supported ThinkPad System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported ThinkPad System


  • Lenovo B475e, B575e
  • Lenovo B490, B590
  • Lenovo V480s


Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit


Summary of Changes


  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


  • (New) Initial release for Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit.  

Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.


Installation Instructions


  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
  • Installing test root certificate for package with Test Signature only
    • Secure a copy of the 'testroot.cer' file for Windows 8.
    • Be sure to use the Administrator account.
    • Right-click the file, and select 'Install Certificate'.
    • Click Next button.
    • Select "Place all certificate in the following store', then click Browse button.
    • Check the 'Show physical stores' box.
    • Expand 'Trusted Root Certification Authorities', and select 'Local Computer', then click OK.
    • Click Next button, then Finish.
    • Open command.
    • Enter this command: bcdedit /set testsigning on
    • Restart the system.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click Save.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click Save. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the Select Destination Location window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the Ready to Install window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to Install ..... now is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.


Unattended Install

Note: This is for system administrators use only.

  1. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -s -SMS options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s -SMS


Uninstallation instructions

[Windows 8]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press Windows+X.
  3. Click Control Panel at appeared pane.
  4. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  5. Select ETDWare PS/2-XXX, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.


Determining which Version is Installed

[Windows 8]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press Windows+X
  3. Click Control Panel at appeared pane
  4. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  5. Click Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane. The Details Pane will be shown at the bottom of screen.
  6. Double-click the Mice and other pointing devices.
  7. Double-click Lenovo pointing device.
  8. Click the Driver tab.
  9. Check Driver Version.

If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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