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how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

how do I disable the  touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

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You can disable the touchpad using the steps in this document: Using and Troubleshooting the TouchPad (Windows 8) (see "Disable the TouchPad" section)

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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

Strange that you work for HP but you don't know there is not a disable button on the m7 with windows 8.1.  So nice try but you might want to return to the drawing board.

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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

Thanks for your input, @enginire! Hopefully the original poster was able to find the relevant section in the doc I linked where it explains how to disable the touchpad through the OS, for notebooks that don't feature an on/off button on the touchpad. I'll copy that section into this message, just in case you need it too:

 

Disabling the TouchPad or ClickPad

 

On some notebooks, the TouchPad can be turned off by pressing an on/off button located near the TouchPad. If the notebook does not have an on/off button, you can still disable the TouchPad using the Mouse Properties screen.
 
NOTE: You need to use an external mouse or some other pointing device to control the pointer when the TouchPad is disabled.
 
To disable the TouchPad:
 
1. From the Start screen, type personalize to open the Search charm, and select Personalize your computer from the search results.
 

Figure 40: Personalize your computer

 

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2. In the Personalization window, click the Change mouse pointers link to open Mouse Properties.
 
Figure 41: Change mouse pointers
 
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The Mouse Properties screen opens.
 
3. Click the Device Settings tab of the Mouse Properties screen, and then click the Disable button to turn off the TouchPad.
 
Figure 42: Disabling the TouchPad
 
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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

Never mind.  There is no disable button as you have it on the screen capture.  I did find how to diable it though.

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Awesome, glad you figured it out. Thanks for the update!

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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

Hi Enginire.

I have had the same issue - 'MOuse' Device settings' I have No botton as these guys have desplayed.

I have checked the blogs and no one is giving me the correct answer.

I took the Computer back to SHop and none of there guys knew the answer either

It appears the HP guys have no idea either.

 

Can I asked How you fixed it please - It is pissing me off

Thank you

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I am having the same problem and understand your frustration! Did you manage to find a solution?
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Re: how to disable touchpad on hp envy touchsmart m7 notebook pc

Hi @Stacilicious ,

 

Welcome to the HP Forums! I see that you are looking to disable your TouchPad. I will be happy to help. This HP document Using and Troubleshooting the TouchPad has a section on Disabling the TouchPad.

 

If that doesn't work then go to your Device Manager and under Mice and other pointing devices right click the Synaptics TouchPad and select uninstall.

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Thanks

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