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How To Disable HP Laptop Touchpad On Windows 10

If you are using an HP laptop with Windows 10 installed on it, the touchpad sometimes comes annoying especially when you are typing. It doesn't matter whether you have a big or small hands because you would surely accidentally touch the touchpad which causes your cursor to jump around your typing area which would mess your document.


With this, you might be wondering on how to disable the touchpad of your HP laptop under Windows 10. Some even think of a keyboard shortcut to deactivate the touchpad would be a wonderful trick.


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Under Windows 7 and Windows 10, you can disable it under the control panel or under the settings.


For Windows 10, you can go to Settings > Devices > Touchpad, there you can switch off the touchpad by toggling the option the topmost switch. You can also auto disable the touchpad when an external mouse is connected on that window.


However, it would be troublesome to drive yourself to this window every time you have typing tasks. For most of us, it's a lot of work, the very reason most of us are looking for a keyboard shortcut.


But we must identify the original problem, which is the cursor jumping on your typing area while you are typing on your keyboard.


This can easily be prevented by installing a freeware called TouchFreeze.

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TouchFreeze is a free software that would disable the touchpad for about two seconds as soon as it detects keyboard press. 


Go to touchfreeze.net to download the free software.