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How to Disable touchpad on my Gateway Laptop?

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Old 19-08-2009
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How to Disable touchpad on my Gateway Laptop?
  

Hi

How to Disable touchpad on my Gateway Laptop?
In XP I could go in and disable touchpad, and then the re-admission. Unfortunately, in Vista, when I go cP-> mouse - hardware ; and select the device properties to "PS / 2 compatible Mouse" (aka touchpad) "Disable" button is disabled.
help me out with Vista.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: How to Disable touchpad on my Gateway Laptop?

Try these:
Right click on touch pad icon in bottom right corner. Now Left Click (Pointing Device Properties) Here Left Click on Device Settings Tab. Left Click Disable. I think you can find an option to disable it when you plug in a mouse for 32bit vista.
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Re: How to Disable touchpad on my Gateway Laptop?

Its very simple.
Start Then go to Control Panel. Click Mouse. Select Device Settings - Properties
This is what you need to do.

Hope this helps you.
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