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Synaptics Pointing Device

Control Panel Extension is Incompatible with...

 
  Description  
     
 

The Control Panel (.cpl file) for the Synatics touch pad (typically on laptops) is not compatible with the driver.

 
 
   
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  Synaptics Pointing Device 

 
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  Control Panel Extension is Incompatible with Driver Version 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  rundll32.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Get the Latest Drivers
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Check if you are using the latest hardware drivers, especially the chipset and video drivers. Older drivers are a common contributor to BSoD issues.

You can use a product like Driver Genius or Radar Sync to verify you have the latest drivers and help keep all your drivers up-to-date. If you're comfortable with driver installations, you can individually find and install current drivers.

A some of the most popular driver download sites:

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 26-Apr-2011
 
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Remove Control Panel Item
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Remove the defective control panel item. Control Panel files end with .cpl extension, and typically reside in either of these directories (although it can reside elsewhere too):

C:\Windows\System32

C:\Windows\SysWOW64

You will need to identify the faulty control panel item, typically labeled with the product or manufacturer name. We suggest renaming or moving the file rather than deleting it, in case you later want to restore it.


 
   
 
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Last update: 26-Apr-2011 2:17 pm