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i can't find the touch pad icon!

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    windows 8

    i can't find the touch pad icon!


    recently, i am trying to turn off the touchpad when i am typing, because sometimes it gets very annoying.

    so i open the device manager, go to mouse and other pointing device, but i couldn't find the icon for my touchpad! what's going on? currently, my touch pad still works find, but i just can't find a way to turn it off...


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  2. #2

    Lynnwood, WA
    Posts : 173
    Windows 8, Windows 7

    It's a Human Interface Device. Since it sounds like you're using a laptop, do you have an F-key that doubles as a switch to turn off the touchpad? Mine, for example, has the touchpad icon on F9 and if i hold the Fn key and hit F9, it turns off my touchpad.
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  3. #3

    Double tap top left corner of your touchpad to disable it. Double tap that region again to enable it.
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i can't find the touch pad icon!

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