Alps Dual Pointing Device, v., A00

Alps TouchPad Driver
This replaces your standard Microsoft Mouse Driver with Enhanced Drivers for your TouchPad and or TouchPad/Stick. These drivers are for use only with the Alps TouchPad.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial release for windows XP


Version, A00


Mouse, Keyboard & Input Devices

Release date

17 Oct 2001

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:TPA00WXP.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Installation instructions
- 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 Alps Touchpad driver, you should first uninstall it. (See uninstall instructions below)

- 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\tpA00wXP\.
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.

- After the files have been extracted, an Internet Explorer window will open automatically.

- To complete the Alps driver installation, follow the instructions on your screen.

To remove a previously installed version of the Alps Touchpad Driver:


- Double click on the ADD/REMOVE programs icon.

- Locate the entry for the Alps Touchpad and click on the
REMOVE button.

- 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.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.