How to Disable Laptop Touchpad

  JonnieBoy 20:38 05 Jan 2007

I am using a cordless mouse on my laptop but the touchpad is still working.

How do i disable it.


  Technotiger 20:46 05 Jan 2007

Hi, I am only guessing, but, I would first check in Control Panel under Mouse and/or keyboard to see if either give the option to disable the touchpad.

Failing that, I would check in the BIOS to see if the option to disable is there.

  Boy Zone 20:53 05 Jan 2007

Hi I use an Acer and if you use one of the Function keys this works for me.

  JonnieBoy 21:17 05 Jan 2007

sorted, many thanks guys.


  Technotiger 21:19 05 Jan 2007

Great - it would help us to help others if you could please say How?

  Technotiger 21:32 05 Jan 2007

Hi, just out of interest, I don't think there is any software for Laptop touchpads - if I am wrong most certainly someone will come here and say so ... that way we all learn :-)

  woodchip 22:01 05 Jan 2007

No they just have drivers

  Technotiger 22:18 05 Jan 2007

Hi, thought so - Cheers

  Technotiger 22:27 05 Jan 2007

Your welcome, I think that in addition to helping sort problems, this Forum is really great for levelling that great big 'learning curve'.


  JonnieBoy 10:51 06 Jan 2007


Control Panel
Device Manager
Mice and other pointing devices...

when i opened that there were two showing, "Logitech HID compliant cordless mouse" and "logitech compatible mouse PS/2" - I disabled the second one and it sorted the problem.

I recently uninstalled and reinstalled the mouse and might have done something wrong and the problem may have been specific to me but thats what worked for me.


  Technotiger 10:57 06 Jan 2007

Yeah, thanks for feedback.

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