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I want to disable my mouse pad on my inspiron1501

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You should find a check box if you go to your Control Panel --> Mouse applet, under the touchpad settings. There should be a checkbox to disable the touch pad.

If not...check your system tray for a DELL touchpad utility or mouse utility running and look for the setting in there.

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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Hi, I never tried to do it that way, but I know that the mouse pad is considered as a PS/2 device, so I guess you could disable the PS/2 devices from your bios at computer startup (Access it by pressing Del, F2, F12, or the key that is beeing shown as "Press ## to enter setup")
Good luck! I'll try that myself soon!

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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