Click the Start button, and type in Mouse. Click on Mouse to open it, click on Device Settings. You should be able to enable and disable the Touchpad here.
The sensor LED light needs to be switched OFF in order to activate the touchpad. Double tap the sensors or the touch pad to unlock it. As soon as you do so, the light will switch itself off.
- Press and hold the Windows ( ) key, and then press the q key.
- In the search box type Touchpad.
- Touch or click Mouse & touchpad settings.
- Look for a Touchpad On/Off toggle. When there is a Touchpad On/Off toggle option. Touch or click the Touchpad On/Off toggle, to toggle the touchpad on or off.
Enable Touchpad. Press and hold down the "FN" key, which is located between the Ctrl and Alt keys on your laptop keyboard. Tap the "F7," "F8" or "F9" key at the top of your keyboard. Release the "FN" button.
Double-click or right-click it to browse the touchpad options; disable the touchpad from here if possible. Click the Disable button under Device Settings to disable the touchpad. 2. If you don't find a touchpad icon in the notification area, type control panel in Windows search bar.
Lock or Unlock HP Touchpad. Next to the touchpad, you should see a small LED (orange or blue). This light is your touchpad's sensor. Simply double tap on the sensor to enable your touchpad.
HP laptops are equipped with Synaptics touchpad drivers, which allow you to enable, disable and customize various touchpad settings. Click the Windows "Start" button and type "mouse" in the Search field. Click "Mouse" to open the Mouse Properties window. Click the "Device Settings" tab and click "Enable" or "Disable."
Accidentally disabled HP Elite book touchpad. I found this out the hard way. If you double click the little dot in the top left hand corner of your touch pad, you'll switch between enabling and disabling your touch pad. It's a quick fix, but kind of confusing the first time you have to try to turn it back on.
To turn the touchpad off, click "Start" and then "Control Panel." Double-click the "Mouse" settings. Click the "Device Settings" tab, and click "Disable" to disable the touchpad. You can select "Enable" to use it again.
Follow the below steps to enable/disable touchscreen on your computer. To enable the touch screen in Windows 10, press Windows+X on your keyboard to access the Power User menu, then select “Device Manager”. In the Device Manager, click on the right arrow to the left of Human Interface Devices to expand the list.
To enable this feature (it is built into Windows) follow these simple directions:
- Open “Start Menu”.
- Go to “Control Panel”.
- Find “Mouse” and click on it. “Mouse Properties” should open.
- Go to “Pointer Options” and check “Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key”:
TouchPad On / Off Switch – Per login Session
- One can turn on / off the TouchPad with the on / off switch in the Upper Left corner.
- ?The switch is a toggle -- double tap for on, repeat to turn off.
- ?The “button” is invisible; the on/off action is controlled by a pressure sensitive area on the TouchPad.
HP Pavilion 15-e000 and 17-e000 Notebook PCs:
- In the control panel, select Hardware and Sound. Select Devices and Printers. Select Mouse.
- Select the Device Settings tab. Click Settings.
- Select Tapping. Click the settings icon.
- Uncheck "Double Tap to Enable or Disable Touch Pad".
How to Activate a Dell Touchpad on a Laptop
- Open the Start Menu by clicking the circular Windows logo at the bottom left of the desktop.
- Click "Control Panel."
- Click the "Mouse" icon.
- Click the "Devices" tab.
- Click the "Enable" radio buttons under "Touchpad" and "Touchpad Buttons."
- Click "OK."
Open up the Control Panel, then search for "Mouse" in the upper right search bar. Click on the first result to open up a "Mouse Properties" box. Navigate to the rightmost "Hardware" tab to find installed touchpad devices. Assuming device drivers for a mouse are installed, click on the device which is not your mouse.
Your laptop touchpad may have been accidentally disabled. You need to re-enable your touchpad to be able to use it. To re-enable your touchpad: On your laptop keyboard, press the Fn key and the F6 or F7 key (the function key with a touchpad icon on it) at the same time.
To get there:
- Navigate to the Windows Control Panel.
- Open the mouse menu.
- Open your touchpad driver (if there's a link to it).
- Set the pointer speed to max.
- Navigate to the pointer options tab in the Mouse Properties window.
- Move the pointer speed slider all the way to the right and uncheck "Enhance pointer precision."
Advanced touchpad features can be found in the Mouse properties in Control Panel.
- Go to the Start menu and type "Mouse".
- Under the search returns above, select "Change mouse settings".
- Select the "Device Settings" tab and click on the "Settings" button.
- Touchpad settings can be changed from here.
In general, please try:
- Press the Windows logo key + X.
- Select Device Manager from the list.
- Click the little arrow next to Human Interface Devices to expand the list.
- Click the touch screen driver,
- Right-click, and select Disable from the list.
When notebook computers go to sleep, hibernate or an update occurs for windows, it can keep the touchpad from working. On the keyboard, the keys that are used to enable or disable the touchpad is the Fn + F8. Hold down the FN key and then tap the F8 key which has this symbol.