IdeaPad P580 doesn't seem to understand any kind of gestures or scrolling when using the Touchpad.
When starting up the machine, the only driver it had installed by default for the mouse was a default "Microsoft PS/2 Mouse".
The above symptom may occur to the following operating system:
Under the following Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8
The correct touchpad drivers should be installed in order to provide the advanced functions of the touchpad. If generic mouse / touchpad drivers are installed or the incorrect touchpad driver is installed, some features may not be available, and the touchpad may function erratically.
The Touchpad driver package for the P580 actually includes driver for the 3 different manufacturers of touchpad, Cypress, Synaptics and ElanTech which could used in the P580.
Go to Lenovo's support site and download the "Touchpad" driver package for your version of Windows.
Prior to installing the driver, please open device manager and confirm the touchpad version in your particular system. Synaptics is used the follow install example.
If the option for Synaptics was not automatically chosen,