how to disable laptop touch pad

  chrisjohn 15:45 10 Oct 2009

i have acer aspire 5720z with vista how do i disable touchpad as i have a ps2 mouse

  gengiscant 16:02 10 Oct 2009

Go to Control Panel > Printers and Other Hardware > Mouse. Click on the Device Settings tab (on the far right) and choose the touch pad device, then click Disable. Voila, your touch pad no longer responds to incidental contact. Just be sure you remember to turn it back on before you disconnect your external mouse and take your laptop on the road.
This for xp.

  chrisjohn 16:12 10 Oct 2009

thanks cant work out how to do it in vista

  chrisjohn 16:20 10 Oct 2009

sorted function f7 to turn off or on

  tullie 16:37 10 Oct 2009

Do laptops still have a ps2 mouse connection,all i have is usb?

  ambra4 17:10 10 Oct 2009

"Do laptops still have a ps2 mouse connection"

No. must be using a ps2 to usb adapter

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