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Inspiron Duo (1090) Touch Screen Troubleshooting

Article Summary: This article contains information on using and troubleshooting the Inspiron Duo (1090) touch screen.

Some or All Multi-touch Features are not Working
Certain touch and multi-touch features may be disabled. To enable them, double-click the Flicks Image: Flicks Icon icon in the notification area of your desktop.

In the Pen and Touch window, select the Touch tab and ensure that Use your finger as an input device and Enable multi-touch gestures and inking options are selected.
  • The multi-touch feature may not be supported by the application.
  • The touch screen is calibrated at the factory, and does not require re-calibration. If you choose to calibrate the touch screen, click Start >> Control Panel>> Hardware and Sound>> Tablet PC Settings>> Calibrate.

A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. NOTE:
Improper calibration may lead to inaccurate touch sensitivity.

If the Touch Screen Starts to Lose Sensitivity

The touch screen may have foreign particles (such as sticky notes) that are blocking the touch sensors. To remove these particles:

1. Turn off the computer.

2. Disconnect the AC adapter cable from the wall outlet.

A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. CAUTION:
Do not use water or a cleaning liquid to wipe the touch screen.

3. Use a clean, lint-free cloth (you may spray mild, non abrasive cleaner or water on the cloth if needed, but not on the screen) and wipe the surface and sides of the touch screen to remove any dirt or fingerprints.


Article ID: SLN135512

Last Date Modified: 05/06/2011 12:00 AM

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