In this tutorial, we explain step by step how to activate or deactivate the Touchpad of the laptop. Many times we want to deactivate the mouse tactic because we already have one connected and we do not want that when using the keyboard of the laptop the same obstructs.
The easiest way to do this is by checking the taskbar on the right where the volume and Internet connection icon appears. Usually, there is a Touchpad icon on the laptop. The same is usually an icon of a Touchpad or a red icon of Synaptics. What you have to do is right-click and then click “Properties“. If you don’t see it, don’t worry, we will explain in different methods below.
If it is Lenovo, Acer, Toshiba, Sony Vaio or any other brand will most likely appear as follows.
Disable the laptop’s touchpad in case it does not appear in the taskbar
If you do not see the icon in the taskbar you may have it configured as hidden. What you have to do is go to Control Panel. You can do this by opening run and typing the command “control” and then click “OK“.
Doing so it will open the control panel. There, look for the option called “Mouse“.
Second method to disable the Touchpad on the laptop
Go to Control Panel, then click “Mouse.”
Then another window will open, click on “Change Settings” and then go to the “Driver” tab and then click the “Disable” button.