Right-click on a (Windows) MacBook

We’re deploying a [MacBook][] for one of our users. Thanks (?) to [Boot Camp][], we’re able to install Windows XP and set this as the default OS. But there is one *glaring* problem with running Windows on a MacBook–no right button on the trackpad! Under OS X you can “right click” by holding down the control key while clicking the one-and-only mouse/touchpad button, but this doesn’t work while running Windows (at least under Boot Camp). I finally found a solution buried in the [responses to a comment](http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/29/apples-boot-camp-1-2-supports-windows-vista/comments/4192180/) on [Engadget][] — just touch the trackpad with *two* fingers and you can “right click” with the trackpad button. I agree with one of the replies: not the typical elegance I expect from Apple, but at least it works!

[MacBook]: http://www.apple.com/macbook/macbook.html
[Boot Camp]: http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/
[Engadget]: http://www.engadget.com/

About Jim Vanderveen

I'm a bit of a Renaissance man, with far too many hobbies for my free time! But more important than any hobby is my family. My proudest accomplishment has been raising some great kids! And somehow convincing my wife to put up with me since 1988. ;)
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