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How do I disable the tapping feature on the touchpad?

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  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    To clarify, how do I disable the touch pad tapping on my Sony VAIO TR3A Notebook? I looked at the options under 'mouse', but was unable to find any option regarding tapping.

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    Can not tap with touchpad

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With the tapping feature on the touch-pad, its part of mouse option in the control panel. Now I could be mistaken, either that or its under its own software that was install under the ibm folder in the programs list under the Start Button.
I'm trying to remember without a ibm thinkpad not in front of me.

Let me know

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Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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On all Panasonic Toughbook models, if the Touchpad driver is
properly installed then you can disable the "TAPPING" feature.
Check under device manager. If the driver says PS2 Mouse,
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locate the advanced setting under MOUSE under the control
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Try this website to down load a .pdf manual for your laptop.

h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02641795.pdf

Look closely at the touch pad, in the top left hand corner of the pad you should see a little white led shining away.

Tap the led twice, it should turn orange, you've disabled your touch pad, to re-activate it, tap it twice again, this should bring the white led back on.

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This laptop has a special feature which allows you to double tap the top left hand side of the touch pad, and it will then enable, or disable the touchpad. If you see a orange light on the touchpad, then double tap the light, and it should enable the touchpad again. On a side note, you should be concerned with why the touch pad is disabling itself to begin with!

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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.

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You can go to the control panel and click on Mouse. Look at the top tab and click on settings. The window that comes up shoes the touchpad device, highlight it and click on the settings button. Look at the list of options and click on tapping. Look for the little box and uncheck if it says enable tapping. This will disable the tapping function of the pad, so you will only be able to scroll with the pad and click with the buttons. Click apply and ok.

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If that sounds too much effort, you may consider adjusting the sensitivity of the touchpad. This can be accessed from the Touch Pad tab of our mouse properties. Choose a low setting.
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http://labnol.blogspot.com/2007/05/disable-touch-pad-of-your-laptop-avoid.html

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You have a function key which is called Fn That key allows you to use the functions on the F series keys

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I want to disable the "click" feature of the touch paD on my HP Pavilion DV2000 laptop. It is too sensitive and I want to only click using the buttons. Can you help me find the settings ?


Some laptops have a button directly on them to disable the touchpad feature, if you do not have one of theses. Look in your control panel for touchpad software. Synopsis TouchPad software is one of the more popular softwares, If you see this red ICON in control panel, open up the configuration window for it and there you will able option in there to disable the tap click.

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