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Disabling touch pad

How do I disable the touch pad. there's no facility for doing this under controlpanel/mouse

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The touchpad should be able to be disabled through the BIOS.

Restart the computer, then push F10 to access the BIOS - if F10 doesn't work, try the other function keys and possibly the ESC key. You should find the option to disable the touch pad within the BIOS settings.

Posted on May 10, 2008

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dmusick,
  • Goto Start -> Control Panel then double click on Mouse
  • There you will find the to make disable your touch pad.
  • Also there might be a key (button) near touch pad this key toggle your touch pad on/off.
Thanks

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