Question about HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook
I would like to disable my touchpad since I just bought a mouse. I can't find the way to do this. There is no option in the control panel when clicked on the mouse icon. What the heck?
Just above the touchpad you will find a small button just press it .and you will notice it is disable so no need to do any changes from control panel.if you want to enable it again press the button......
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Posted on Jun 06, 2008
Hello, I have the same issue with my HP Pavillion dv4000. I do not have a "smalll button just above the touchpad". The spacebar is just above the touchpad.
Are there any other ideas on how to disable the touchpad?
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
Please perform the following steps to disable touchpad
For any touchpad
1. Click Start.
2. Click Control Panel.
3. Click Mouse.
3. Click Device Settings tab in the Mouse Properties window.
5. Click the Disable button.
6. Click Apply and then OK.
If the device settings are not there you need to check the a.net in msconfig for alps touchpad file and reinstall the drivers.
If your notebook has Synaptic Touchpad then there will be "synt" instead of "a.net" .
This should resolve the issue.
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Posted on Jun 22, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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and got to www.google.com In the google search box type: "Dell
Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support).
Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating
system when requested. Download and install the Touchpad drivers.
You can disable the touchpad once you have the touchpad driver installed.
Most times when it installs the touchpad will be at the bottom right
near the time. you should also be able to get to it in the Control
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