disable touchpad on windows 10

Is your laptop touchpad getting in the way while you type, this guide will teach you How to Disable Touchpad Windows 10? So, stick to it, and enjoy disturbance-free writing.

There are a few ways, how you can turn off your touchpad. Some laptops/notebooks may have special hardware, e.g. a button to enable/disable touchpad Windows 10. Have a look around the edges to find if your laptop has one.

One other way is a keyboard shortcut, check your keyboard for any sign to disable touchpad windows 10.  If you don’t find any, check out these 3 ways to turn off touchpad on windows 10 when mouse is connected.

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1. Synaptic/Mouse Properties

How to disable touchpad

Go to the bottom-right of your screen and find the icon as shown in the image. Double click on the icon, and you’ll find a disable button. Click to disable touchpad windows 10.

2. Control Panel

Head over to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers > Mouse. Reaching here you will see a disable button. Clicking it will disable touchpad Windows 10.

3.Device Manager

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Type Device Manager in Search/Start, Go and expand, “expand Mice and other pointing devices“, Right Click and Choose Disable.

Before you disable touchpad windows 10, make sure you have another input device or you know how to manage the screen from the keyboard in a good way.

Which solution helped you disable touchpad windows 10? Don’t forget to ask questions or any further advice you require on how to turn off touchpad windows 10 Dell / Toshiba laptops. Tell me about your experiences in the comments section below!