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How to Enable or Disable Touch by Finger on Touch Screen in Windows 7 and Windows 8


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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable touch by finger on a touch screen for only your user account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.

This does not affect being able to still use a stylus pen on the touch screen if supported.



Here's How:

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The .reg files below are for the registry key and value below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Wisp\Touch

TouchGate DWORD

0 = Disable touch by finger
1 = Enable touch by finger




1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. To Enable Touch by Finger on Touch Screen

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Enable_Touch_by_Finger.reg

download

3. To Disable Touch by Finger on Touch Screen

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Disable_Touch_by_Finger.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your Desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted. click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. Sign out and sign in to Windows, or restart the PC to apply.

8. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.




That's it,
Shawn