April 22, 2024
SHARE this post!

I don’t know if you are like me but whenever I use a laptop I will use the touchpad, unless of course there is a mouse around. I use a Dell laptop at work and of course at my desk there is always a mouse so I do not need the touchpad. And wanted to know how to How to disable the touchpad

Have you ever tried to log in to Windows or to work in Word and you accidentally hit the touchpad and have to go back to the mouse to reset where you were? It is very irritating and if you are using a mouse anyway then why not How to disable the touchpad? Well there is an easy way to fix this.

How to Disable the touchpad

Go to the control panel in your Dell laptop and go to mouse settings. There will be a tab called “Device Select” in this tab you can set it to disable the Touchpad and Pointing Stick when you have a USB pointing device (read as mouse) plugged in.

This method to How to disable the touchpad is flawless and helps to stop the touchpad on the laptop from getting in the way when you are using a mouse anyway.