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Turning off touchpad

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 CP & Windows 7

    TouchPad Driver Installation/ Turning it off


    I'm running the consumer preview on my HP envy 14 notebook. On windows 7 I can turn off the touch pad by double tapping the top left corner of the touchpad. This does not work in windows 8 CP. Does anyone know how I can get this to work on win8?

    Update: I have tried to install the synaptics driver that I thought was for the touch pad, But after it installs it doesn't seem like things are working right. Any suggestions?
    Last edited by MarkyMort; 01 Mar 2012 at 18:59.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 14
    Windows 8 Consumer Preview


    You could try to install the chipset for your laptop, I know that helps the other hotkeys, but I have no idea if it would help the touchpad.
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Turning off touchpad
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