Here’s how to disable the touch screen on Windows 10
If your touchscreen is not working correctly and you are thinking of disabling it, follow the simple steps to do the needful. You can easily do it from the control panel, device manager, or search box from your taskbar.
1. To start with, open “Search Box” from your taskbar.
2. Then type “Device Manager” on the search menu.
3. Next from “Device Manager” choose “Human Interface Devices.”
4. Next click on “HID-Compliant touch screen.”
5. Then choose the “disable button” from the “Action” menu.
6. If you see a confirmation window, click on “Yes” to confirm your actions.
This completes the procedure of disabling the Touchscreen from your Windows 10 device.
How to disable Touch Screen on Windows 7?
The procedure to turn-off touch screen from Windows 7 is quite different from Windows 10 version. Instead of using the Device Manager here, you are supposed to use the Pen and Touch Menu.
Click on the “Start” button.
Next, open the “Control Panel.”
Click on “Pen and Touch,” then choose Touch Tab.
To turn-off touch screen, uncheck the box adjacent to “Use your finger as an input device.”
If at any point you want to enable touch screen in the future you can easily do it by choosing the enable option from Device manager.
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