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How do I disable the touchpad on my windows 7 Dell 1545 in

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How do I disable the touchpad on my windows 7 Dell 1545 inspiron
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  s4sys replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

Thanks for using Just answer.

Please follow the below steps to disable your Touch pad



Go to Control Panel-->Find Mouse (might have to change to View by Small icons)-->Click Mouse-->In Mouse Properties Select Dell Touchpad-->Click Big Arrow-->Click Device Select (top left)-->On the bottom of page tick: “Disable Touchpad / Pointing Stick when external USB mouse is present”

Please let me know if you have any concerns

With Regards,
Chindhu
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I do not see anything about the touchpad when I go to mouse properties
Expert:  s4sys replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

When you opening the Mouse button are you able to see the below touchpad properties

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if yes, Click Big Arrow-->Click Device Select (top left)-->On the bottom of page tick: “Disable Touchpad / Pointing Stick when external USB mouse is present”

Please let me know if you have any concerns


Also please make sure that you are not connected any other mouse

With Regards,
Chindhu
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No I dont see any reference to a touchpad when I click on the mouse under Hardware and then select mouse to bring up mouse properties. I do not have my external mouse connected
Expert:  s4sys replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

Please download and install the touchpad driver from the below link

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once you installed the touchpad driver you will be able to see the touchpad properties

Please let me know if you have any concerns

With Regards,
Chindhu
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have to restart after trying the link to see if it works. I am using my IPhone to answer you
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it worked. Thank you very much
Expert:  s4sys replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

It's glad to hear that your problem got solved.

Thanks for using Just Answer


With Regards,
Chindhu