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MacBook Pro oversensitive trackpad


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Im having to use my MacBook Pro without a mouse and am finding the click on the trackpad far too sensitive. It opens files and sends e-mails even when I touch it and not just when I click.

Can someone pse tell me how to set it so that it will not cause anything to happen until I make a positive click?

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System Preferences > Trackpad > Tap to Click?
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Thanks ... but this is what I have. Yet, it's still got this hair trigger. Is there anything else I can do?

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You have it checked or unchecked?
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I hate that feature too on every laptop I've used whether it's Windows or Mac. As mentioned above you have to uncheck the Tap to Click feature on your Mac.
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It took me a while to get used to the sensitivity, but now that I am, I can't imagine being without it.
In saying that, I have the bottom of the trackpad set to left and right click, which I prefer to use when working with certain applications.
Without the tap to click, left and right click setup may be a more suitable option for you.
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Well, I've unchecked the box and it seems OK. (Strange, you'd have thought that it would be the other way round.)

Anyway, VMT to everyone for the helpful replies.

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