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A NEW TRACKPAD DRIVER IS OUT

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  • mtn369 Calculating status...
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    Feb 8, 2014 3:53 PM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Hi! When I'm installing Power Plan Assistant, it gets to the "Install Search Protect" screen and 3/4 of the window is blacked out so I can't see what text is associated with the bubbles. What is the text or what is that window supposed to look like? I'd like to be able to use Trackpad++ on 8.1, but I'm leery to hit next without knowing what I'm agreeing to...

  • viewfrom13 Calculating status...
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    Feb 14, 2014 2:20 PM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Vladimir,

     

    I just installed Boot Camp 5 on Win 7 64, and Trackpad++ is no longer working correctly. The three and four finger gestures don't do anything, and it's consuming 25% of my CPU, which it never did before.

     

    Any ideas? Are you supporting Bootcamp 5? I hope so – I've been a registered user for over a year, and Trackpad++ has been AWESOME! I can't stand the thought of going back to using the Boot Camp drivers

     

    Thanks,

    Shawn

  • turbostar Level 4 Level 4 (1,715 points)
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    Feb 14, 2014 5:02 PM (in response to viewfrom13)

    I think you need to reinstall trackpad after the 5.1 upgrade

  • viewfrom13 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 14, 2014 5:07 PM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Disregard my last. I uninstalled Trackpad++ and Power Plan Assistant, downloaded the latest versions of both, and reinstalled. Everything seems to be working again, and with some nice enhancements!

     

    Going to make another donation now. Please keep up the good work!

     

    Thanks,

    Shawn

  • nybbles Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Feb 17, 2014 12:31 PM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Also, I recommend you uninstall TP++ BEFORE you update boot camp to 5.1.

     

    Then reinstall after rebooting. I had a tough time getting back in (had to manually force safe mode by forcing a crash during boot at windows logo)....

     

    Figured out that uninstalling TP++ let me back in without loosing my graphics driver.

     

    Early 2011 MBP with Win 8.1

  • FrederiQ Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Feb 19, 2014 5:32 AM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    For me an upgrade to Bootcamp 5.1 went very smooth. Just had to reinstall Trackpad++ afterwards in order to get the gestures working. Thanks again Vlad!!!

    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit | rMBP late-2013 | Power Plan & Trackpad++ 3.0b

  • timelover Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 19, 2014 5:33 AM (in response to FrederiQ)

    Are there any noticeable improvements with bootcamp 5.1 vs 5.0?

  • timelover Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 23, 2014 7:05 AM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Alright then!

     

    Hey, just a little question here, not about the trackpad but regarding powerplan, even though this topic is specifically for trackpad:

     

    Are you planning on updating powerplan? I've noticed the keyboard backlight bug is still there on v3.1c. I always set the keyboard light to 0, then I set "never change backlight automatically". However, as soon as I restart the mac the light appears back again.

     

    Cheers!

  • turkz1 Calculating status...
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    Mar 2, 2014 6:05 PM (in response to V-l-a-d-i-m-i-r)

    Hi Vladimir,

     

    I understand that the files are trusted by many and 100% CLEAN. I am trying to install this for the first time and the file keeps getting flagged and autodeleted by chrome. When i tried through internet explorer, when the files got downloaded my norton 360 flagged and deleted them. I am just wondering if this is normal as I read your faq and installation instructions and to my knowledge you do not mention that the antivirus needs to be deactivated before installation. I tried files from the singapore server and the external mirror at filecluster and both have the same result. Any advice would be appreciated. Looking forward to installing this for the first time!

     

    Thank you for everything that you do!

  • pratnala Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Mar 2, 2014 7:18 PM (in response to turkz1)

    @turkz1: Nobody should use Norton. Or even McAfee. These are the worst anti-viruses ever. Get MSE (it's free and pretty awesome too) or use Kaspersky/BitDefender. Norton and McAfee are notorious for their false positives

  • turkz1 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 2, 2014 7:29 PM (in response to pratnala)

    disabled my antivirus. now when i try to install powerplan 3.1c i get "unable to execute file in the temporary directory. setup aborted. error 5: access is denied"

     

    i'm running the latest version of windows 8 on a macbook pro retina.

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