Windows 10: Why touchpad glitches when Ethernet cable is connected?

Discus and support Why touchpad glitches when Ethernet cable is connected? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; hi all, I have an Asus Vivobook without Ethernet card so in order to plug an ethernet i need to use an usb3 to ethernet gigabit adapter..... just... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by gabgab, Jun 7, 2019.

  1. gabgab Win User

    Why touchpad glitches when Ethernet cable is connected?


    hi all,

    I have an Asus Vivobook without Ethernet card so in order to plug an ethernet i need to use an usb3 to ethernet gigabit adapter..... just recently i noticed some funny behaviour and it seems i am not alone, basically, when

    the Ethernet is plugged, the laptops's touchpad starts glitching: can't move/press buttons, cursor is oscillating even when I don't move finger. or if i keep the finger on it will start moving oddly.

    If i unplug the adaptor and stay on wifi then it's back to normal.

    I am about to open the notebook and check connections onto the touchpad but i am not 100% sure that will solve anything...

    otherwise yes i have an external mouse, but any ideas? i remember using a small usb3 hub and i dont remember all this oscillating...is that an electrical interference? I have a new ISP and that's delivered over TV coax cable via router.

    person with same case laptop - Why touchpad glitches when Ethernet cable is connected? - Super User

    thanks,
    Gabrio

    :)
     
    gabgab, Jun 7, 2019
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  2. Nikhar_K Win User

    Ethernet cable settings

    Hi Campbell,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    Please reply to the follow questions to get a better understanding on the issue:

    • What is the model number of your laptop?
    • Do you have a yellow exclamation on the network icon after connecting the cat 7 cable?

    However, you can follow the troubleshooting steps from
    Fix network connection issues in Windows
    .

    Also, I suggest you to check the laptop manual or laptop manufacturer to know whether the Ethernet port of your laptop supports cat 7 cable.

    Hope it helps.

    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Nikhar_K, Jun 7, 2019
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  3. RCoon Win User
    Ethernet Cable connection in Dorms

    Press start
    Type in "network", and select "Network and Sharing Centre"
    Click on Change Adapter Settings at the left.
    Check if you have two, one ethernet and one wireles.
    If you only have one, wireless, your ethernet driver is not installed (refer to website of manufacturer for driver)
    If you have two, and the ethernet cable is plugged in but the adapter is not connected - buy a new cable.
    Check with university site management to see if they have purposefully disabled physical network connection.
     
    RCoon, Jun 7, 2019
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  4. Why touchpad glitches when Ethernet cable is connected?

    Ethernet Connection

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.



    We would like to ask additional information that will help us in resolving the issue.



    • What kind of computer are you using? Is it a desktop or a laptop?
    • Did you make any recent changes to your computer?
    • Have you tried troubleshooting the issue by yourself? If yes, what were the steps you have taken so far?


    I would suggest you to try the following and check:



    • Verify that the cable connects the modem to the wall jack is connected securely.
    • Verify that the cable connects the computer to the modem is attached securely at both ends.
    • Restart the router/modem.


    Follow the steps and let us know if it helps.
     
    JericDale Ort, Jun 7, 2019
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