On Dell laptops you can adjust the touchpad settings to fine tune the pointer speed and the touchguard.  These settings can be easily adjusted in the Dell touchpad properties.

  • To access the Dell touchpad properties right-click on the Dell Touchpad icon in the system tray.
  • Choose Touchpad properties


  • The Dell pointing devices screen will open

  • Within the Pointing devices application you can adjust the pointer speed and the TouchGuard sensitivity.

  • Once you have made the changes click Save and the X in the upper right hand corner to close the application.