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How to disable touchpad

How to disable the touchpad from control panel. Hello,

I have the same problem. But I can't find the tab to enable the touchpad to work.

I have a HP Notebook 6100

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Frans Bruinsma

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To enable/disable touch pad go to "Device Manager" (right click on My Computer icon on the Desktop). Pick "Mice and other pointing devices", right click on your touch pad, select instal/uninstal. May need to reboot the computer if requested.
However - if you do not have any other pointing device (USB mouse) you will only have keyboard for your disposal.

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Try to press Fn+F9 key combination. This key combination enables/disables the touchpad. Try it first.

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disable TouchPad setting by using the Fn + F9 keys, see
“Disabling or enabling the TouchPad” on page 234.
You may also change the enable/disable setting as follows:
1 Click Start, Control Panel.
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2 Click Printers and Other Hardware.
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Or you can get the manual on the link below. Just type in the # code and click on download now. Page 61 tells you how to unlock the mouse pad.

http://www.retrevo.com/search/v2/jsp/mytrevo/myTrevo.jsp?page=man

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