Chris notes an apparent new tracking speed scheme that allows quicker movement horizontally than vertically:. Should you have any questions about the condition of an item feel free to give us a call at or email us at support powerbookmedic. Please include a detailed description of the problem you’re encountering, how to reproduce it, the relevant version numbers iScroll2, OS X , the PowerBook or iBook model you’re using and anything else that might be related to the issue you’re reporting. If I switch to another application command-tab and back it typically frees itself it? This does not necessarily mean these products are compatible with your device. The trackpad on my PowerBook G4 is broken.

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I then installed the new trackpad and mouse.

2005 PowerBook G4 Special Report: Erratic Trackpad behavior

No items available SKU: I rest the PRAM again. This computer is a good purchase, but what is wrong b4 the trackpad?

CNET’s best of Supported models include most aluminum PowerBooks introduced from to as well as most G4 iBooks.

Grade B – May have slight damage such as small dents or deep scratches that are noticeable but should not affect the functionality of the device.

All replies Drop Down menu. Kevin Pierce adds “I find that the cursor occasionally gets stuck in addition to slow response. Once the mouse button was removed, I could insert a spludger underneath iobok trackpad and pry it off. This is a real pain, and an issue I never saw on the iBook. I decided to reinstall Tiger and cross my fingers.


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Trackoad like a trip back to the store, which is an authorized Apple reseller and thankfully they have a good repair department. To uninstall iScroll2, click the “uninstall” button in the preference pane, or download the underlying script here. I have an iBook inch 1. Turn off “Ignore accidental trackpad input” A handful of readers have reported that turning off the option to “Ignore accidental trackpad input” in the “Keyboard and Mouse” pane of System Preferences results in more predictable, faster trackpad behavior.

All of our parts new and used come with a one year warranty direct from us. They had me reset the PMU and that fixed it.

Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Knowledge Base document offering temporary fix Apple has posted a Knowledge Base document detailing the process for “resetting” the PowerBook trackpad — which temporarily eliminates some cases of erratic behavior on models.

iScroll2: Two-Finger-Scrolling for pre PowerBooks and iBooks

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. These use a completely different, USB-based trackpad, the driver or which is not available as open source. Once the trackpad was liberated, Igook could do the same with the mouse button.


Used parts designated with a Rrackpad B condition may have slight damage such as small dents or deep scratches that are noticeable but should not affect the functionality of the device.

Settings should be remembered across reboots and sleep, and on a per-user basis i. Apr 7, 4: Models that have two-finger scrolling already built-in are not supported!

I powered the machine on. Cancel Check your order status. When I removed the keyboard, I found that 3 screws were tracckpad. These devices will be saved for future visits as well.

What could the problem be? We have a large selection g free take apart and installation guides on our repair guide page: Once running with a system in the computer, and all connections double checked twice, you may see if a power management reset could force the trackpad to be ‘seen’. The installer will tell you whether your machine is supported or not.