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Is there a way to disable the side menu from popping up?

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    Is there a way to disable the side menu from popping up?


    Is there a way to disable the side menu from popping up? It's so annoying having the side menu pop up when I move my finger to the left. since I have a touchscreen and I can get to the side menu that way, is there any way to disable it from the mouse pad?

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    Hello Tim,

    Yes, you could disable the touchpad edge swipes feature to stop it.

    Touchpad Edge Swipes - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    You might also wish to do this as well.

    Charms Bar Hint - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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    Trying to Sith things out
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Go to -Change pc settings>pc and devices>corners and edges
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    Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing 64-bit 9600 Multiprocessor Free


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Tim,

    Yes, you could disable the touchpad edge swipes feature to stop it.

    Touchpad Edge Swipes - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    You might also wish to do this as well.

    Charms Bar Hint - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    Thank you! it's so nice being able to move my finger to the left without the stupid charms bar popping up lol
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    right click task bar > properties > navigation > clear corner options
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad we could help.
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