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Need to disable the zoom in zoom out feature on my acer laptop

I have window's vista and on my laptop I have a touch pad that when accidently touched it will either zoom out or zoom in..it's very irriatating and is an unnecessary feature

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    ya...i've tried that....but will look again...not able to disable the accidental double finger zoom out zoom in on the touch pad...but I will look again....

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Start,control panel , mouse options find the corresponding setting and change.....not fer sure but im thinkin so.

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