However, in some cases, the touchpad is inconvenient, and sometimes it does and want to disable.Very often such a desire arises when entering text touch type, because it is often there with his hands touch the touchpad, which is interpreted by the system as the mouse movement and can lead to unwanted and unexpected reactions to the user program, with which it works.I do not need the touchpad and mouse connected, work which is still much more convenient.
To disable the touchpad there are several different ways, some of which depend on the particular model laptop.
- Some notebook models have the ability to disable the touchpad with a special button located not far from it.Sometimes it is activated by the function key Fn.Just disable the touchpad on entering text, or when the need is not there.
- Open the touchpad settings.This can be done through the control panel, selecting the section "Mouse" or a special section created touchpad driver (if it occurs in the control panel after installing the driver).As a rule, there is a button "Stop device" that allows you to simply turn off the touchpad.However, more flexible connectivity and the ability to disable the touchpad provides a check box "Turn off when connecting external USB-mouse."In this case, the touchpad is inactive in the presence of the mouse, and then remove it from the USB port without the need to re-earn separately and on.
- most flexible way to turn off the touchpad in the absence of an external mouse is based on a simple observation: when a user enters text (and the risk of inadvertent activation of the touchpad, causing a desire to disable the touchpad), it is usually at the same time do not use the touchpad or mouse.That it uses in its work TouchFreeze utility companies Google: it just disables the touchpad while the user enters text and turns back on when you stop using the keyboard.Download the utility from the official website: http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/