Quote Originally Posted by absolutezero1287 View Post
I have the same touchpad on my Lenovo Ideapad Z560. What worked for me was the following:
sudo rmmod psmouse
sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps
In order to make the change permanent you must add a file to /etc/modprobe.d/. The file must have .conf at the end. I named my file touchpad.conf. The file must have the following line:
options psmouse proto=imps

Hope this helps.
The idea of this thread is to get away from ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel mouse because it's the wrong protocol for elantech... Are you sure it's an elantech touchpad in your thinkpad? I thought they used true Synaptics or Alps.