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Q: how to disable zoom from touchpad on HP 15 notebook

While typing on a browser, my screen zooms in and out periodically, and I'm sure it's because I'm accidentally touching something. How do I disable this? I've tried going into mouse/touchpad settings but there isn't any option about changing the zoom. I use Windows 8.1 and have an HP Notebook 15. Thank you very much for your help in solving this annoying problem.











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A: how to disable zoom from touchpad on HP 15 notebook

Please Click Here to find the steps involved in disabling the pinch zoom feature of your Notebook Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again "I work for Hewlett-Packard" * * * * * Click the "Purple Thumbs Up Icon in the lower right corner of a post" to say thanks * * * * * * * * * * Please mark Accept As Solution if it solves your problem * * * * * Regards,K N R K

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This issue was raised in another thread which was closed out before it was resolved. I have an ASUS Notebook K53e and I want to disable the touchpad on it which the specific make/model is ELAN PS/2 Port Smartpad. You should be able to do this with Fn+F9 however that keyboard function does not work on my computer as the guy in the previous thread. When I got to devmgmt.msc->Properties on the device->Driver , the "Disable" button is greyed out. I did not receive a driver CD with the machine I purchased . I need this thing disabled because it interferes with the typing very badly. Where do I go from here? Thanks,
 

A:Cannot disable ASUS Notebook Touchpad

Well, I just found the fix myself after posting this thread. You have to go to Control panel->Hardware and Sound->Devices & Printers-> Right click on the PC device->Mouse Settings->ELAN tab there is an option to Stop Device. Pain the arse mate
 

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how do I disable the  touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

A:how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

You can disable the touchpad using the steps in this document: Using and Troubleshooting the TouchPad (Windows 8) (see "Disable the TouchPad" section)

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helloI have a HP Notebook -15-ac118ne with windows 7 32 bit installed on it. i really need a way to disable the touchpad while on the pc the synaptic touchpad is not installed + tried to install it it's not working please any help to disable /enable it thank you for your response   

A:HP Notebook -15-ac118ne touchpad disable/enable

Hello @ElieMKhoury, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the TouchPad issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that you are looking for a way to disable the TouchPad. To disable the TouchPad: Click  Start  , enter  mouse in the search field, and then select  Mouse from the search results.On the  Device Settings tab of the  Mouse Properties screen, click the  Disable button to turn off the TouchPad.Figure : Disabling the TouchPadThe TouchPad can be re-enabled when needed.Source:  HP Notebook PCs - Using and Configuring the TouchPad (Windows 7 and Vista) Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi so i am posted in the windows 10 section specifically because i was told that the issue im encountering has to do with the OS.

Moving on, i have an ASUS X455L Notebook and i cannot disable my touchpad mouse. I need it disabled because im using my own mouse and typing/playing games has become a bit of an annoyance. What can i do?

A:ASUS Notebook FN + F9 (disable touchpad) not working

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Just had to update my ASUS's mouse driver and restart the laptop.

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My Windows 10 laptop has a touchpad. Often, clicking the pad or even moving it will change the zoom on the browser screen. This especially occurs in Outlook. I want to disable this completely.

The settings do NOT provide for eliminating ZOOM. The driver is "HID-Compliant mouse on USB device" from MS. Driver version 10.0.15063.0
06/21/2006
mouclass.sys
mouhid.sys
 

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How do I disable the pinch zoom on my Lenovo G50 touchpad?  It is driving me crazy and I can't find any instructions in the Lenovo user guide or help button.  Can anyone help?

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I bought a E520. I am not liking the touchpad on this thing. It hangs up and does not respond a lot of times. The biggest thing that irks me is that my screen will zoom in and out when I run my finger along the touchpad or when tapping it. I know you can use the "pinch" with two fingers to zoom in and out but mine will zoom with just a tap of one finger. Someone must know how to disable the zoom feature. Can you describe in detail to me how to do that? I called Lenovo support about it and the guy said it might be a software or hardware problem and told me to take it into a repair facility. There must be a way in settings to turn that off. I just want the touchpad to work normally, as in move the cursor around.. thats it, nothing more. Can someone help me with this??











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A:How to turn off zoom feature on touchpad

In Control Panel go to Mouse -> UltraNav -> TouchPad Settings -> Application Gestures -> Pinch Zoom -> uncheck the Enable Pinch Zoom box. Enjoy! I did not like it either! You can fine tune all the touchpad features to your liking right there.




E420, i5, 8GB, 500GB/7200, 32GB mSATA, Win 8.1 Pro x64T61, 4GB, 500GB Hybrid, Win 8.1 Pro x64

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Sometimes while using edge or some other app, if I zoom through touchpad then instead of typing the letter I press, the shortcut associated with that letter gets selected. For example by pressing 'f' the 'file' menu opens up or with 'v' the 'view' menu opens. While on edge if I press a link it opens up in a new tab instead of the same tab. Also if I try to scroll it starts to zoom. And the only way to return back is if I lock my account and then log in again. I don't understand why this is happening or how to solve this issue. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thankyou in advance.

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Sometimes while using edge or some other app, if I zoom through touchpad then instead of typing the letter I press, the shortcut associated with that letter gets selected. For example by pressing 'f' the 'file' menu opens up or with 'v' the 'view' menu opens. While on edge if I press a link it opens up in a new tab instead of the same tab. Also if I try to scroll it starts to zoom. And the only way to return back is if I lock my account and then log in again. I don't understand why this is happening or how to solve this issue. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thankyou in advance.

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Hi, a few months ago I called dell to have something on my computer fixed (I don't remember what it actually was). The dell rep remotely took over the computer and cleared out a bunch of the programs from startup in various locations. Since then I have not been able to use the scroll and multi-touch features on my mousepad. I can't find where to turn this back on and re-installing the driver has not helped.

I would appreciate any help you guys can give.

Thanks, Rob

I have:
Dell XPS Studio 17
Widows 7
 

A:Solved: Touchpad scroll and zoom turned off

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When touching with one finger the touchpad of my YOGA 500 14-IBD the screen zooms in or out as crazy. I know it is possible to do with 2 fingers, but it happens when touching with only one. Is there a way to deactivate the zoom function? Didn't find an option in the control panel.
 
La pantalla de mi Yoga 500 14IBD a veces se acerca y se aleja (zoom) cuando paso mi dedo por el panel tactil (dispositivo señalador) de Synaptics o cuando toco la superficie. Sé que está previsto esta funcionalidad utilizando 2 dedos para acercar o alejar (zoom), pero esto le sucede a mi equipo con un simple toque. Solo tocando el panel táctil la pantalla se aleja o se acerca. Es muy molesto. Es posible desactivar el modo "zoom" del panel tactil? No encontré esta opción en el panel de control.
 
Mod's Edit: Since this is an English forum, please continue posting in English as it will ensure a better response.  Thanks!
 

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Hi I know how to disable the Pinch zoom feature but it comes back next computing session, is there a way to permanently disable please?  Any help is always appreciated. BD











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A:How to disable Pinch Zoom permanently please

Hi, Try the following. Hold down the Windows key and press R Into the Run box type regedit and hit enter In the Registry Editor, navigate to the following HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTP\Install Inside, look for a key named DeleteUserSettingsOnUpgrade If this is present, right click the key and select Modify Set the Value data field to 0 ( Zero ) and then click Ok. Close the Registry Editor. Make the Synaptics setting changes you require in the usual way and save them, then check if they're now retained after a reboot. Regards, DP-K

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Hi There, I am trying to disable the pinch to zoom function in IE on Windows 10. we have tried the following Reg Key but this wasn't successful:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft Internet Explorer\Zoom <o:p></o:p>
DWORD: ZoomDisabled<o:p></o:p>
Value: 1
Does anyone else have any ideas?

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On my Toshiba laptop model Satellite E45t-B4300; the zoom control will sometimes engage when I move the cursor? Please advise what I can do to stop this, it's very annoying!
Thx.

Bill

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I have recently bought this model and having a problem with the touchpad. Instead of scrolling it will randomly cause the page to zoom in or out. Which is getting rather irritating. Could someone please tell me how I can disable this function. Many thanksModerator edit: Matched subject to content

A:Lenovo Flex 2 14 touchpad random zoom problem

I'm having this issue as well except on my Yoga 2 Pro. I have the pinch to zoom feature disabled (which is frustrating since it's a useful feature). Usually it zooms in when scrolling down, often to percentages between 800 and 900% view.

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Ive seen 1 post about a similar problem but noticed you guys never really paid attention to his post.

tired adjusting the settings under the touchpad application, no success
tried uninstalling from device manager, no success (software doesn't want to uninstall)
tried looking for software in programs and features, found nothing
tried to overwrite existing software by downloading the drivers again, install fails
Ran diagnostics on mouse and keyboard, just keeps running for over 30 mins and i cut it off maybe im not doing it properly

please help guys
Please help guys

A:touchpad doesnt zoom/scroll inspiron 13z 5323

hi
I had same issue, and solved with this: downloads.dell.com/.../Input_Driver_FGG85_WN_8.1200.101.214_A02.EXE

regards;)

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A:notebook 3000 N500 touchpad doesnt work (touchpad funktioniert nicht)

Hi,  Today I bought this model and have the same problem. If anyone know the solution, please share it here. thx arghhhh!!!!  there, in a top right  corner of the laptop, is a sensor button. Just press it and touchpad becomes alive (it dosn't look like a button at all) ADMIN EDIT - There is now an official tip which explains the N500 trackpoint function and the button to enable / disable it.Message Edited by Mark_Lenovo on 03-04-2009 01:28 PM

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My young son likes to play games on the touchscreen notebook - each time he double taps it zooms in but then I can't get it to zoom out again and we have to reset the game.  Any ideas how I can disable this please?  Thanks

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I have an HP dv3 laptop with a synaptics touchpad. Swiping the left edge of the touch pad causes programs which have a zoom capability to zoom in and out. There is no documentation from HP or Synaptics or Microsoft that I have been able to find which even acknowledges that this feature even exists. I would like to turn the feature off because I keep activating it by accident, but I cannot find a setting anywhere. Perhaps there is a registry setting I can change?

A:Want to disable left edge zoom feature

Some additional information: the pointer becomes the crossed lines with arrows that I associate with Move during the swipe and then after the release the shrinking circle occurs as if I had pressed the CTRL key to locate the cursor. The advertised way of doing a zoom with the keypad is to hold the CTRL key and swipe the right edge.

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Hello,
We have enabled the Guest Account on a Tablet which is running on Windows 8.1. We are using Group policy settings to restrict access for the Guest User. We need to disable the pinch and zoom
feature on the tablet.
Could you let us know how can we achieve this?
Thanks

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Hi.

I had my Lenovo Y450 laptop reformatted recently because the win32 folder got erased for some reason I don't know. When I got it back, these shortcuts weren't working:
(1) Fn + Left/Right Arrow (inc/dec volume)
(2) Touchpad Zoom/Unzoom

Thank you! You guys do a great job providing immediate assistance.

JBN

A:LenovoY450: Fn + Left/Right Arrow and Touchpad Zoom/Unzoom Not Working

Hi there ... You can get the Driver for your touch-pad from the link below ... Not sure what will help with your Function Keys though

Synaptics Pointing Device Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y450

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Hello hopefully someone can help me figure out how to disable the pinch to zoom gesture on my windows 8.1 lenovo touch screen desktop. I haven't been able to find a option to do so with windows 8. In windows 7 i disabled the pinch zoom feature using flicks but there is no such option for windows 8.

A:How do i disable pinch zoom feature on win8 touchscreen PC

For me, on my ASUS laptop, its in the ASUS Smart Gesture Utility settings menu. I only have a touch pad though, no touch screen. Does your Lenovo have a similar utility?

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How do I disable the pinch zoom on the screen in windows 7?. I know it can be done in windows 8.1 in the mouse properties under the hardware tab but windows 7 does not have a harware tab in the mouse properties.

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I want to know how to shut off the "auto zoom" feature on my HP laptop.  The mouse "pad" on my keyboard is worn shiny and I can't even scroll my cursor across the screen without the auto-zoom feature enlarging and shrinking the screen automatically.  It's driving me crazy!  I want to disable this feature.  Help...!

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Hi everyone, I like this laptop and the touchpad works fine, but I'd like to disable the pinch-to-zoom function. Following internet articles, I've looked a number of times at the Control Panel under Mouse settings. There's no touchpad listed, and no 'Device Settings' tab at the far right. Then I tried updating the mouse drivers, but all are said to be the most current. I tried downloading a touchpad driver from synaptics, but the dl failed to install on setup twice. I tried checking the UEFI settings (is that the BIOS?) following a previous post here, but cannot see any listing for touchpad. Any ideas? Help! Thanks a lot, Peter

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I have searched all the internets without luck, and maybe/probably don't know the correct vernacular so here goes.

In windows 7, when viewing the desktop... or when the mouse focus is off window (on desktop)... a "neat" feature of windows now is how you can resize all the icons with a crtl+wheel motion. Just click to the desktop, or have the focus there already, and viola, the crtl button plus a wheel move makes system wide changes to your desktop icon display.

Well I am not sure what version this new trick was invented in, but it is a cool trick... ONCE. After that its a really stupid annoyance that is just insanity because today, in real life, every other time I sit down my icons are moved around, or all jacked up, or they are out of place, or just out of order, or there are gaps, or some or all of the above... what kind of useful feature is that? Have you thought of a lock for this gadget at all? As in allow the customization, then tuck it away so its not a flaming hotkey 24/7?

Sure, the cause of this awesome trick of resizing the desktop with the scroll wheel, is my wife and kids. How did they PwN me with such 1337 h4x when they know nothing about root trickery and such... well easy, see just by using the PC on occasion, they have accidently cracked the code by accidently discovering this hack. Oh it took a while for me to solve that much sure, but once I did, it wasn't long before I discovered that this total PITA trick is actually a built in feature here... Read more

A:crtl zoom desktop icon resize driving me insane, please help disable??

I know what you mean. Tried it and f*** up my whole desktop's worth of icons.

Anyway, found a solution, although it requires a third-party program and it disables the combination of Ctrl+mouse wheel in any program, including browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome and similar) and games.

So, unless someone comes up with something better you can get ready for a l33t haxxorz thanks to a guy called rd2020 posted here.

Usual disclaimer, WARNING, this worked on my current PC, and the amount of testing it received is minimal (so far it works ). DO AT YOUR OWN RISK

Now, the third party program is the famous Autohotkey, so download it and install it. Go custom and select the 32 bit version. Probably either choice won't matter as this is a very tiny bit of code anyway but that's what I did.

Then create a new script, by creating a new notepad file on the desktop.

in the file, write

Code:
^WheelDown::return
^WheelUp::return
#MaxHotkeysPerInterval 1000
The ^ is "Ctrl" in this script language and the last line makes sure this script isn't executed hundreds of times per second.

Then save the file with the extension .ahk, like say "stopzoom.ahk". You might need to go in Folder Options (type "folder options" in the Start menu searchbox) --> View --> deselect "Hide extensions for known file types" to make sure that the file isn't being named "stopzoom.ahk.txt" as that is still a notepad document, not a script.

When it "becom... Read more

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Dell 2-in-1 3147:
The "DELL Pointing Devices" dialog shows a "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" checkbox. If this checkbox is clear, the touchpad works properly. When this checkbox is marked, the touchpad does not work at all.
I have tried both USB and Bluetooth mice, and neither one allows the proper action: the touchpad should be enabled without a mouse, and the touchpad should be disabled with a mouse.  That's how it works on other systems.  It just doesn't work at all on this system.
I suspect there is some interaction between the touchpad and the touchscreen that is interfering with this setting.  But I have another laptop with a touchpad and a touchscreen, and the mouse detection works there (it's not a DELL).
Yes, I have toyed with the idea of deleting the DELL touchpad control application and installing a "stock" Synaptics touchpad driver.  But I don't want the DELL  "update" app to overwrite it with the DELL touchpad control app every time it sees "the wrong driver" loaded.  And I don't want to take the chance that the touchpad driver and the touchscreen driver are somehow linked together, thus disabling one when I disable the other.
Any ideas on how to get the "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" action working would be welcome.  

A:Inspiron 11 3000 (3147) "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" disables touchpad ALL THE TIME

I would love to know where to find that checkbox ... Thank you!

Dell 2-in-1 3147:
The "DELL Pointing Devices" dialog shows a "Disable Touchpad when USB Mouse Present" checkbox.

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I want to change settings from Double Click Zoom to Double Click "highlight" and don't know how. 

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Howdy, my brother! This computer is running XP Home SP2 on an Intel Core Duo HP Media Center - but it stopped has booting outside of Safe Mode. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/sty...fault/wacko.gifI allowed a computer novice friend who had been accessing his Yahoo!Mail acct from a public motel computer where he contracted a virus - without cautioning me - to access his mail from my PC. He says the virus on his Y!Mail is hardware independent - and modeled the behavior he found at the motel - i.e. when he attempts to write a new email or forward one, a script inserts nuisance text in that message. After he experienced that on my pc, web browser windows now run a script which hijacks the Zoom-in / Zoom out control and locks-up at either the zoom in or out (out is worse) because you only see a corner of the raster.I ran Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, AdAware, and my installed Avira AntiVir Guard - none of which detected anything but cookies. I installed some new camcorder software which rebooted the system. But after the Windows start-up screen, the screen just goes BLACK and the system is unresponsive. I booted in Safe Mode with Networking, downloaded and ran HijackThis to get log. I ran Dr.WebCureIt - which detected nothing in this mode. I have timely news video for CNN iReports Independence Day coverage which I seek to transfer from my camcorder to edit on this tower - if you would please help me get it back working again. (Remember this is the Safe Mode log).... Read more

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Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions... Read more

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Hello, I had just gotten my computer today, and had finished installing things to the new computer when I noticed that the fn + f9 keyboard shortcut to disable my touchpad wasn't working. I went into my control panel, as well as device manager to try
and get to disabling it however within the mouse settings there is no mouse properties tab and within device manager I only have two options both of which do not solve my issue. Things will be very inconvenient if I am unable to disable the touchpad as I prefer
to use a mouse. How am I supposed to solve this?

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I finally figured out how to disable my touchpad. I tried everything I've read on these forums, but nothing worked. No matter how many times I double-clicked the little dot on the top-left corner of my touchpad, the light would not come on, and I could not disable the stupid touchpad. To fix this, I downloaded the newest version of the touchpad driver from HP.com for my laptop. After installing the driver, my computer rebooted, and then I was finally able to double-click the little dot on the top-left corner of my touchpad, and it was disabled!  So now the cursor no longer jumps around all over the page as I am typing (b/c my hand barely touches the touchpad).  YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!! I hope this helps anyone else going through this struggle. It took me several hours to figure this out today.  Amy

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I have an Inspiron 1525 laptop and have installed a microsoft wireless mouse as I don't like using the touchpad. My problem is that I have disabled the touchpad but ALAS, it still works..causing the curser to jump all over while I'm typing. Does anyone know why it would still work when I have disabled it?
 

A:Touchpad won't disable

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Hello. Long time no see. My mom has a Gateway mx-3230 laptop that she only wants to use a mouse on. The computer has had a fresh install of XP SP3, and I'm unable to disable the touchpad so she will only have mouse control of the computer.
 
I've gone into device manager and seen that the only things listed under mouse is the usb mouse that she wants to use, and an item for Microsoft PS2 device. The mouse can be disabled using the "usage" feature at the bottom of the screen. But when I switch to the PS2 listing, "usage" is ghosted out and I can't change that setting. So presently, both the mouse and the touchpad are functioning.
 
I'm not at her house right now, and can't run SIW etc. to find out the particular touchpad info. Until I can do that, does anyone have a suggestion for disabling only the touchpad? Thanks. Jim

A:Disable touchpad in XP

Laptops which don't automatically disable the trackpad when you plug a mouse in usually have a 'switch' in the form of the Fn key and one of the 'F' keys. Look for a key that has a representation of a mouse or a trackpad on it or even both. I've seen all three variants. And I can't tell you which 'F' key it will be on, this is one aspect of keyboards that is not standardised !
 
When you do find the relevant key, press and hold the 'Fn' key and press the relevant 'F' key at the same time, then let go. You should get some notification that the trackpad is disabled and it should stay that way until you press the same key combination to switch back at some future time.
 
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Is this possible to disable my touchpad?
I have a sony vaio VGN-FW21Z and Windows 7.
Thank you very much.
 

A:How to disable touchpad

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I have an ASUS G75 notebook. I cannot find a way to disable the touchpad since upgrading to Win 10. I've googled and cannot find a solution anywhere. I've tried deleting the driver, Windows just re-installs it. I've tried disabling the software at startup thru Taskmanager, that doesn't disable the touchpad. Any help much appreciated.
 

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Just got a new HP Pavilion Notebook. I didn't like using the touchpad, so I plugged in a mouse. Then, I went to the Control Panel and TRIED to disable the touchpad. The mouse works great, but the touchpad keeps enabling itself again. It really gets ugly when I'm using the mouse and stop to type something in and the weight of my hands causes the screen zoom to adjust and jump.
Nasty... Is there any way to completely disable the touchpad until I really want to use it? Thanks.

A:Disable touchpad

Have a look at this HP Forum thread: How to Disable Touchpad - HP Support Forum

Coincidentally, I had exactly the same problem with my Sony Vaio laptop - disabling the pointing device and using a wireless mouse instead does for me.

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....if a USB mouse is present?

My users have Dell Latitude D630s with Synaptics Touchpads. They run Windows 7 Pro x86, and I was wondering if there's a setting/option/app that will disable the touchpad if a USB mouse was connected to the system. Many moons ago, the touchpads would be disabled when a PS/2 mouse was connected, but I haven't come across that functionality with USB mice.

A:Disable Touchpad...

I'm assuming the option isn't being displayed under:

Control panel> Mouse > Device Settings tab > Check the "Disable internal pointing device when external USB device is attached"

It depends on what Synaptics driver software is installed for that option to appear though.

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I have an ASUS G75 notebook. I cannot find a way to disable the touchpad since upgrading to Win 10. I've googled and cannot find a solution anywhere. I've tried deleting the driver, Windows just re-installs it. I've tried disabling the software at startup thru Taskmanager, that doesn't disable the touchpad. Any help much appreciated.

EDIT: Got it. Disabled it in the bios.

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I've got the HP Pavilion dm3 1020ed.

It has a button to disable and enable my touchpad. Unfornately this won't work...

How can I create an other shortcut to disable / enable my touchpad? (or fix this button)

Thank you!

A:Disable touchpad

What touchpad software do you have installed? In Synaptics or Alps, you should be able to click on the driver icon in the system tray or on mouse settings in control panel, then go to the device settings tab and disable the touchpad from there.

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did everything net said
under ???? ?????? -????? ???? ????- 
???? ??? ???? few HID 
 days ago disables under mouse now there is no touchpad under mouse
for few days the touchpad a orange light on and it didnt work as i wanted i have real problems with cursor jumping when typing
then it started working again
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I have installed a Logitech wireless mouse which works fine, but how, in simple idiot proof instructions, do I disable the touchpad?  Thank you.

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I have a new HP Pavilion 17-g101dx with a Logitech mouse installed.

My problem, shared by numerous people, is that I cannot keep the touchpad
disabled. On restart it comes back on.

The cure seems to be dowloading driver 19.0.19.1 from Synaptics's website.
I download it and unzip then run the exe file and it says it is installed but
when I go back to the Device Manager it does not list the correct driver
number. This is after I do the required restart.

I have even uninstalled the driver which does no good.

Any suggestions.
 

A:Cannot Disable Touchpad

Eureka! Thanks to Wonder_Woman on the HP Forum.
After all the downloading and uninstalling all it took was changing
a number in the registry. Sometimes the simplest soloution is the
best.

For anybody else that has this problem here is the link.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebo...y-new-HP-laptop-computer/td-p/3362527/page/12
 

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I recently fixed my computer, and had some trouble with it.

I have fixed all these problems down to the last bit, no thanks to some, I'm even glad I didn't follow some of the bad advice... I need to disable my touchpad because the left mouse button doesn't work and the right button registers at random times, so I plugged in a usb mouse and everything is ho-hum except that because of the touchpad the right button goes sparatic sometimes... do I need to disable the driver? I think there should be another way...
 

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I'm looking to disable the touchpad from within windows. I can disable in BIOS but would rather do it from within windows. Most drivers have an option in device manager to disable but the touchpad doesn't. Presently, Microsoft has installed it's official Windows 95 driver with it's updated version number, date and digital signature. Another option would be Synaptics driver but I'm not really into downloading and installing 14 mb's just to disable the touchpad. On the other hand, if I could get just the synaptics driver without the extra bloat, it might would work. Any ideas or suggestions?

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What OS are you running

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PLEASE can someone tell me in words of one syllable how to disable the touchpad on my Toshiba L450D without taking it apart and disconnecting it? I installed a wireless Microsoft mouse (superb) and now cannot get past the intellipoint mouse properties in order to disable the touchpad. The cursor flying all over place drives me NUTS. But what's the point of having a flexible portable laptop if I have to constantly take a wireless mouse everywhere? NO, FnF9 does not work either despite being labelled as being able to do so.

A:disable touchpad?

Hello Ian Rigby. Welcome to the Forum.

Normally that is quite easy:

Right-click on Synaptics Pointing Device icon on the Taskbar > pointing device properties > device settings tab > disable synaptics touchpad > apply > ok

If you do not have the Synaptics icon available then search for Synaptics from the Start search box.

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