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Permlink Replies: 2 - Pages: 1 - Last Post: 18-Jan-2008 13:44 Last Post By: Andrej
Fiona2354

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Registered: 05/11/07
How can I disable Touch Pad?
Posted: 05-Nov-2007 10:05
 
Hi

This is really stupid, however, I have a Toshiba Laptop (can’t remember the model off hand, however it’s only a few months old) and the problem is the Touch pad, I can not get it turned off. It is driving me crazy as I use a wireless mouse and when I am typing the curser is jumping all over the page. I have tried the function keys to turn it off yet it doesn’t work.

Any suggestions please!!
Silas

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Registered: 10/02/05
Re: How can I disable Touch Pad?
Posted: 05-Nov-2007 10:12   in response to: Fiona2354 in response to: Fiona2354
 
Hello Fiona

On every Toshiba notebook Touch Pad can be disabled on two different ways. The first one is using FN+F9 key combination or using DISABLE option in mouse properties.

That’s all!
Andrej

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Registered: 20/12/04
Re: How can I disable Touch Pad?
Posted: 18-Jan-2008 13:44   in response to: Fiona2354 in response to: Fiona2354
 
Silas is right. The principle is always the same but easiest way to do this is FN+F9 key combination usage. When the touch pad is disabled you will see it as small symbol in task bar (touchpad symbol with red X).
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