Installing an external touch device on Linux

Well, because I am Linux retarded, I need a little help getting this thing to work properly.

It works for about...2 seconds when I first plug the USB into my laptop, but after those 2 seconds, nothing happens.
Google searching hasn't given me many helpful pages, since "touch device" is so broad I've had things from touch screens, touch pads, track pads, from every brand make and model. I've tried a few of these out to no avail.

I will have pictures of the touch device I am trying to install later, but in the mean time here is all the text information I have (mind you, it's a Chinese device so a lot of the text is in Chinese, so there isn't much information I can give you. Also my school bought it so it's not like I was clued in on the specs or anything.)

The device itself is called "HiteVision"
There is a sticker with a string of numbers and letters I suppose is probably a model number:
"HV-K6070" (most likely)
"H70CA61U640211" (no idea what this number could be)

The sooner we can get this working, the better.
You help is greatly appreciated :D

This could potentially be quite difficult or impossible if the hardware isn't supported. Device drivers are normally included in the kernel but if it doesn't work chances are that support just doesn't exist for it. It could of course just be a standard HID device.

You could try to install the evtest program and then run it with sudo evtest. A list of input devices will show up and you enter the corresponding number, then move your finger over the touch pad and see how the output changes. If it doesn't show up in the list it's probably a proprietary protocol and it will be quite difficult to get it to work. If it does show up and you get an output that changes when you move your finger that's at least a start.

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Yeah...beyond the basic drivers it also has partnered software that I need to run too. Unfortunately the software is Windows only. Wine might be able to run it, but it looks like I am just going to have to make my laptop dual boot Windows and Linux.

Is this a 70" interactive whiteboard?

Tried running lsusb and dmesg when you plug it in and get more info.

Unfortunately if theres no drivers from the manufacturer things like this always have to be reverse engineered by someone. Fortunately once one of these Chinese hardware is reverse engineered, they all are, as they usually all use the same boards.

If you have an android device 3.5 and up just use kde connect. It will save you time and offer functionality.

I appreciate the feedback. Not sure of the exact size, but yes it is an interactive whiteboard.

I've wound up partitioning my hard drive and dual booting Win10 and Linux. It just seemed like the best solution since even if I get the drivers working on Linux, there is still the accompanying software that goes with it that is intended only to run in an Windows environment. I'm certain Wine could handle it, but every day spent working on trouble shooting this is another day of missed class time, so for times sake I think the dual boot is just the better option.

Unfortnately, I have never actually dual booted before and now I have a new problem. I'd rather not start a new thread for this, so maybe you can help me out right here and save me from starting a new thread.
I can't figure out how to boot back into Linux now, hahahaha. I checked my allocated disk space on Windows and it says it's the right amount; 100GB. which means the other 250GB of my hard drive is's not missing, it's my Linux partition, but how do I boot my computer into that partition instead of the Windows partition?