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Toshiba Satellite P70-A Synaptics TouchPad Driver

The Toshiba Satellite P70-A Synaptics TouchPad Driver is a peripheral device that enhances the functionality of the laptop's touchpad. It is a software application that enables users to configure and personalize their touchpad's basic and advanced functionality. The driver is designed specifically for use with Toshiba Satellite P70-A laptops running the Windows 8.1 64-bit operating system.


  • Gesture support: The Synaptics TouchPad Driver allows users to easily configure the touchpad to recognize various multi-touch gestures such as pinch to zoom and two-finger scrolling.
  • Palm rejection: Advanced palm rejection technology prevents accidental clicks and input from palm contact while typing.
  • Cursor control: Improved cursor control offers a smoother and more precise navigation for better typing experiences.
  • Customizable options: The driver software features many customization options to set up touchpad to users’ preferences and provide users with most comfortable navigation and input experience.


  • Device Name: Toshiba Satellite P70-A Synaptics TouchPad Driver
  • Supported OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • File Size: ~40 MB
  • Version:
  • Release date: 02/06/2014

Known issues and troubleshooting

Some of the known issues that users might experience when using the Synaptics TouchPad Driver are:

  • The driver may not work optimally when not installed on supported OS systems.
  • The driver software may need updating and may have compatibility issues newer operating systems or higher information systems.
  • Users may experience minor incompatibilities while navigating between the touchpad and a mouse simultaneously

To troubleshoot issues with the Synaptics TouchPad Driver, users should:

  • Check and ensure if the touchpad driver is compatible with user device model always before proceed installing it.
  • For those experiencing lag, ensure whether you slowed slowing refresh rates, or check manual on how to improve cursor performance.
  • Uninstall and reorder touchpad driver software if issues persisted. User many also look into hardware replacements for the pad itself.


The driver software can be downloaded directly from Toshiba's official website. You are however cautioned to verify compatibility before download and installation. The following are the general steps to follow for Toshiba Satellite P70-A Synaptics TouchPad Driver installation:

  1. Download the driver installer from the official website or through external sources which can be verified to be guaranteed drivers for your computer.
  2. Run the executable files
  3. Follow the installation wizard prompts.
  4. After installation, verify touchpad function by launching testing applications that work well with user OS system.