macbook has a defective recalled trackpad that does not allow right clicking

Posted on 2011-02-14
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
build 9L31a
what is work around
because mac store wont let me replace trackpad
Question by:rgb192
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strung earned 2000 total points
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Try clicking while holding down the control key.

Author Comment

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can I fix the problem because clicking with ctrl key is hard to do
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Expert Comment

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Use your left hand on the control key and click.

Can't tell you how to fix the problem unless and you tell us exactly what the problem is and what you have done so far.

Author Comment

ID: 34892345
I unchecked first checkbox and now I can even click with trackpad.  Is there a way to get back to system preferences without clicking and recheck that checkbox.   Or do I need to use usb external mouse

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