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Windows 7: Turning off touchpad

10 Jul 2014   #1
StupidDude

Windows 7 Home (64bit)
 
 
Turning off touchpad

I just got a new laptop, switched to Windows 7, and this touch pad is driving me nuts. I went through this process on my old laptop, and it was simply an issue of getting a different driver, but I don't know which. Can you help?



I am using a HP Envy 17 j120us with Windows 7


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10 Jul 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there .. You need the Synaptics TouchPad Driver ... From the Link below ..

Software & driver downloads HP ENVY 17-j120us Notebook PC | HP® Support
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12 Jul 2014   #3
Kari

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Synaptics Touchpad drivers installed, do the following:
  • Open Mouse Properties (Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Mouse)
  • Select Device Settings tab
  • Select Disable internal pointing device when external USB pointing device is attached:
    Turning off touchpad-2014-07-12_11h44_41.png
This will disable touchpad always when a USB mouse is connected and enable it again as soon as a USB mouse is disconnected. If USB mouse is present at boot, touchpad will be automatically disabled.

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