Download this file and save it to your hard drive. Keep track of the
location in which you save the file! Dell recommends saving the file to
your desktop or to a specific folder of your choice.
If you have previously installed an earlier version of the Synaptics
Touchpad driver, you should first uninstall it. (See uninstall
Locate the file on your hard drive and double click on it when you
are ready to install. (The file will be in the location that you chose to
save it, above)
At the "Touchpad Input Driver" information screen, verify that this
driver is for your computer and operating system. After doing so, click
on "Continue" to begin the driver extraction process.
The driver will request a location to unzip (extract) the files to.
Dell recommends using the default location, C:\dell\Drivers\R36222\.
Click on "OK" to continue.
If you are asked to create the directory, click on "Yes".
At the "All files were successfully unzipped" confirmation message,
click on "OK" to continue.
To complete the Synaptics driver installation, follow the
instructions on your screen.
To remove a previously installed version of the Synaptics Touchpad Driver:
Click on START, SETTINGS, CONTROL PANEL.
Double click on the ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS icon.
Locate the entry for the Synaptics Touchpad and click on the
Follow the instructions on your screen to remove the driver.
Note that you may be required to restart your computer after removing
the previous version of the driver.