Synaptics touchpad is a standard configuration of a laptop. Here will use the Dell Vostro 5470 as an example to shows how to download and install synaptics touchpad drivers for Vostro 5470 Windows 7 operate system.
Download Dell Synaptics Touchpad Drivers from Official Dell Drivers & Downloads Site
Step 1: Use Google Search to enter the Dell official drivers download center.
Enter the word “Dell Vostro 5470 drivers”.
After click the link, you will enter the product support page about Dell Vostro 5470.
Step 2: Follow the 3 arrows to find the Dell Touchpad driver file.
On this page, Dell will identify your computer system automatically, this image show the system is Windows 7 64 bit. I think this is cool. It saved more time for choose list items.
Follow these 3 arrows and check it. If it is “Drivers & downloads”? If Dell automatically check system checked and shows you system as “Windows 7, 64-bit”? If you choose the “Mouse, Keyboard & Input Devices”? The touchpad belongs to the Input Devices category. So after you choose it, the driver for synaptics touchpad will list below.
Step 3: Download the synaptics touchpad driver file.
This image shows the file Input_Driver_W92DR_WN32_22.214.171.124_A04.EXE is the Dell Vostro 5470 Touchpad Driver. Here you can find the detail information such as size, release data and last update data, version, etc.
Click “Download File”, it will start download the file for you. Here is the directly download link: http://downloads.dell.com/FOLDER03187382M/1/Input_Driver_W92DR_WN32_126.96.36.199_A04.EXE, if you do not want to find it again, you can directly download from here.
And Dell makes thing more effective, after the download finished, it will automatically install. So you have finished update the touchpad drivers for Dell Vostro 5470. If you do not want to do on the official site or want to view the driver list, you can see it from here: Dell Vostro 5470 drivers list. This contains applications, audio, chipset, input, network, security, serial ATA, video etc drivers.
If you think this way is a little complex, and you may have more drivers want to find because of you upgraded the hardware for your computer. So you try to use Driver Doctor.
It can helps to identify all of your computer hardware (sometimes, the windows system cannot identify all of the hardware for your computer, this is a normal phenomenon). After download and install this software, it can automatically scan your computer, and then told you the missing drivers, outdated drivers, and then it will helps you to automatically download and update for you.