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i finally got bootcamp and windows xp installed and working on my macbook. everything seems fine except how do i rightclick? i installed the drivers from the disk and it still doesnt recognize tapping the track pad or right clicks.
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In Mac OS go to System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse and about 2/3rd's of the way down check "For secondary clicks, place two fingers on the trackpad then click the button". It should carry over to Windows. The Mac trackpad doesn't recognize tapping.

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i forgot about the 2 finger + click = right click. it works good. perhaps even better then having 2 buttons. wierd tapping doesnt work though since tapping works in osx. you can even scroll in windows with 2 fingers.

ok fun is over. whole point i got a mac was to learn some unix. time to reboot =P
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