03-14-2011 09:25 PM
I have a TouchSmart 600-1070a Desktop PC. Can someone please tell me how to disable the Touch Screen feature as every time a small bug hits the screen it disrupts whatever application I'm using......especially when a bug flies into an Enter or Submit on-screen button.....
03-15-2011 12:49 PM
Use the link above and go to device manager in windows and pls list all the contents under the section HID (Human Interface Devices). One of those drivers there can be disabled to prevent touch from working.
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Always provide product number (P/N) of PC or Monitor. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07555&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en
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12-01-2011 04:43 AM
I found an option that seems to have turned off the "touch" on my touchsmart screen:
- Open Control Panel
- Select "Pen and Touch"
- Select the "Touch" tab
- Uncheck the checkbox that says "Use your finger as an input device"
This seems to have disabled all touch sensitivity on my screen without having to go in and change anything in with the drivers. This way I can easily turn it back on if I want to use it again.
07-28-2013 02:02 PM - edited 07-28-2013 02:03 PM
This is so old, I hope you got it to disable, The Pen and Touch settings will did not disable mine, I didn't have that option, The "NextWindow 1950 Touch Screen" is what you have to right click on and left click disable to disable it. It usually works right away. I just disabled mine.
09-27-2013 10:02 AM
Hi 1topgun1. Are you looking to disable the touch capabilities of your TouchSmart?
If so you can take a look at this document for instructions to prevent your screen from responding to touch (look at Figure 1: HP Touch Screen Configuration window under Step 5 of the first section) and select “Disable”)
Let me know if this works.
12-31-2013 10:23 PM
I have the same problem ,
i droped my touchsmart Deskop (believe or not) and need to switch off the touch screen because i have some crack on it and is making presure and annoy me. so which device should I disable....????
01-14-2014 11:03 AM
Hi PaulaHPEnvy23. The document I have provided in my previous post, shows how images that will help you disable your touch screen. Let me know if you need further assistance.