[SATLUG] how to turn off touchpad
John D Choate
jdchoate at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 10:50:45 CDT 2009
On Monday 30 March 2009 09:00:42 Michael W Sellers wrote:
> My HP laptop is not overly sensitive, but when typing I apparently touch
> it ever so slightly. Thankfully, there is a button between the keypad
> and the touchpad whereby I can turn the touchpad off. Maybe you have a
> button, too? Although, the touchpad gets reactivated on a boot, even
> when the touchpad is switched off. I just have to cycle the switch.
My HP laptop also has this button, but the touchpad does not turn back on at boot time if I had it turned off at shutdown. I always keep it turned off and only use it if my mouse needs a battery change and no batteries are nearby.
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