11-09-2012 02:18 AM
I have a problem with my touchpad: I want to disable it. I can do that by double-tapping the light on the touchpad. However, whenever I double-tap it again it is enabled again. Given that the enable/disable light is *exactly* below the left mouse button, this happens *a lot*. For example: When I browse through folders in file explorer I have to double click often. This results in the touchpad being turned on and off once every 2 *seconds* (also resulting in the on-screen display telling me that the status of the touch-pad changed).
Apparently, I can turn the touchpad off in BIOS neither. After login in to McAfee (for hard-disk decryption), windows is started immediately => I cant get into BIOS setup.
11-20-2012 12:12 PM - edited 11-20-2012 12:12 PM
Hello BetaTester. I understand that you'd like to disable your touchpad. Is this correct?
Follow these steps to disable your touchpad.
- Click Start, type "mouse properties," and hit Enter.
- Go to the Hardware tab.
- You can disable the touchpad here in the list.
- Verify this worked as expected and post the result.
I hope this is helpful; have a great day.
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11-21-2012 12:57 AM
Unfortunately, my 2nd 2570p with the 3rd SSD disk has died for the 3rd time. Therefore I can currently not test your suggestion. However, I think I already tried that and the change is *not* permanent: As soon as I inadvertently double-click the light on the touchpad, it still enables again.
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