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Kill touchpad Using usb mouse..need to kill touchpad. cannot type in boxes because touchpad keeps taking over

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From control panel open "change mouse settings" there should be a touchpad tab here where you can either open the touchpad management application or disable it.

Posted on Mar 26, 2014

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SOURCE: Aspire 3100 touchpad and mouse not working

Really, did not want to reinstall system, so keep looking and thinkinking about a solution. This patch works for getting the mouse to function, not sure if it will fix the targus presenter until further testing is complete. Microsoft Mouse driver 6.2 (Intellimouse 6.2)
http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/microsoft-mouse-driver.html.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: mouse touchpad, keyboard, and usb drives will not work

One thing you can try (for the touchpad)

Acer have got a function key to turn it on and iff (i thought mine was broken for a year). Hold the function key, which is located bottom left of keyboard, and then press F7. It should be F7 anyway.

Hope that helps for your touchpad

Posted on May 05, 2008

SOURCE: Toshiba Satellite Pro L10 - Touchpad and USB mouse not working

I need help with my Touchpad I was able to use it to click with my finger and I have pressed a button somewhere that will not alow me to do that any more I have looked in control panel and ex. to find something to that effect but I am having no luck can you help?

Thanks
Rochelle

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 6000 Alps Touchpad not working

Try unistalling the touchpad driver, and reboot. The machine will find the touchpad and reinstall the driver automatically. These have a tenancy to glitch when using an external mouse, and this should clear it up. Let me know.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell Latitude D630 Touchpad/Pointer

Do not check the check box as leaving the touchpad enabled while using an external mouse will not cause any harm.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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Cursor problem


Disabling the touchpad on a Dell Inspiron can be useful when typing for long periods of time, or using an external mouse. Bumping or tapping the touchpad while typing can cause cursor jumping and unwanted results. Use the touchpad software to enable or disable touchpad controls. Download the driver for your touchpad at the Dell Support website.

Click on the "Touchpad" icon in the task bar. If the icon doesn't appear, you can download and install the driver for the touchpad from the Dell website, or choose "Start" and "Control Panel." Choose "Device Select" on the touchpad menu, or choose "Mouse" in the "Control Panel" menu and "Device Select." Click "Disable" under "Touchpad" to turn off the touchpad, or click "Disable Touchpad/Pointing Stick When a USB Mouse is Connected."
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Feb 28, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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The cursor jumps around on my ASUS K501J notebook.


Step 1


1. Open Mouse by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware, and then clicking Mouse.
2. Click the Pointer Options tab, and then do any of the following:

To change the speed at which the mouse pointer moves, move the Select a pointer speed slider towards Slow or Fast.
• To make the pointer work more accurately when you're moving the mouse slowly, select the Enhance pointer precision check box.
To speed the process of selecting a choice when a dialog box appears, select the automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box check box.
To make the pointer easier to find when you move it, select the Display pointer trails check box, and then move the slider towards Short or Long to decrease or increase the length of the pointer trail.
To ensure that the pointer doesn't block your view of the text you're typing, select the Hide pointer while typing check box.
To find a misplaced pointer by pressing the CTRL key, select the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key check box.

Change mouse settings
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-mouse-settings


Step 2


If you are using touchpad, try reducing the Touchpad sensitivity and check

1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop. From that screen, choose "Mouse Pointers."
2. Select the "
Buttons" tab at the top of the dialog box that opens. This shows the type of touchpad device installed on your laptop.
3. Set the touchpad for right or left-handed use from this dialog box. You can adjust the double click speed of your computer as well. When you finish making any changes, click "
Apply."
4. Pick the "
Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
5. Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your
touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity.
6. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "
Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.
7. Do some work on your computer for a while, If the touchpad is still too sensitive, return to the "Mouse" menu and continue to adjust the settings until you get them just the way you want them.


Step 3

If the issue persists try to perform a clean boot and check whether the issue is still persists.

Follow the steps mentioned in the article given below.

How to configure Windows Vista to start in a "clean boot":

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Note:Once the troubleshooting is over, reset the computer to start as usual.


Also I would suggest you to keep in touch with mouse manufacturer

Oct 08, 2012 | ASUS K50IJ Notebook

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I can be typing and either a letter or number (not anywhere near the location I am typing) will appear in the word. Sometimes I will be typing and all of a sudden the typing shows up somewhere else on...


IF you are using something that has a touch pad on it, chances are that you are hitting the pad while typing and the cursor jumps to the wrong spot and lays down letters. I have also see this happen with shortcuts too. Try covering the touchpad with cardboard and typing.

Jun 09, 2017 | HP 386209-001 Keyboard

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I need to turn off the mouse pad on my hp probook 4525s, do I need to install any special softwer or what to do?


Hello,

you do not need to install any special software.

Here is what you have to do to turn off the mouse pad of your hp probook 4525s;

Turn on your hp probook 4525s, wait till it boots completely.

Click start,

Scroll to Control Panel select Control Panel.

Under control panel, (you will find a Mouse icon), click Mouse and a dialogue box will pop out.

On the dialogue box, click "Device settings".

Under device settings, you will find "Synaptics Touchpad..."

Highlight the "Synaptics Touchpad..." by clicking on it once, then click disable.

By now the mouse pad should be disabled. Apply the changes for it to take affect.

To enable follow the same procedure and click enable using an external USB mouse.

Yours sincerely.

Elect_Comp.

May 23, 2011 | HEWLETT-PACKARD HP 4525s ProBook

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I have a dv4000 (dv4272us) and when I'm typing, periodically i must be brushing the touchpad because the cursor moves someplace else and begins typing somewhere else on the document. I using windows 7 and...


You should be able to disable the touchpad from the CONTROL PANEL - MOUSE options.

Go to Control Panel, click Mouse, click the big pointer, click Device Select, look under Touch Pad, click the blank "dot" next to Disable, also checkmark the box next to Disable touchpad.

Click APPLY and OK, then Restart your computer if necessary.

Apr 16, 2011 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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How do you turn off the touch pad


Some notebook users find the touch pad annoying because at times, while typing fast, their thumbs accidentally brush up against the touchpad. This is frustrating because the mouse cursor jumps to a random location on the screen and can cause undesirable things.

To turn off the touchpad when an external mouse or other pointing device is present, you can goto the Control Panel and double click the Mouse properties icon.

Click the Device Select tab and check "Disable Touch Pad when USB Pointing Device is present." The cursor will no longer move via the touchpad.

Oct 24, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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I have a new Dell computer, which has no PS2 port.


No, unfortunatly there is none unless you specificaly ask Dell for a usb driver.

It's a common myth that users think USB has built in drivers in it's hardware. The only resolution to this issue is to ask the manufacturer for a new driver for this specific item to run under usb.

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Dell Latitude D630 Touchpad/Pointer


Do not check the check box as leaving the touchpad enabled while using an external mouse will not cause any harm.

Dec 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Touchpad/mouse problem


Same thing here, I can not find out how to diable the touch paid. I spent an hour chatting on-line with Dell Tech support and they did nothing to help!! I am starting to think it can not be done on this machine. Please someone tell use how to do this?

Jul 10, 2008 | Dell F3534 Touchpad

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