Is there another option that does not involve the formatting? Download the driver for the touchpad sp52352. For your information, these are and. There was indeed a checkbox, but it was grayed out. I think that it is nice to have the extra features of Windows 8 for the touchpad though even though not all of them are functional in the same way since it was a Windows 8 driver, but that doesn't affect anything. But now with Windows 10 its nearly impossible for a novice computer user like myself to disable the touchpad when I connect a wireless mouse. I uninstalled Smart Gesture with Revo as suggested in older comments, rebooted and installed Smart Gesture 4.
When I tried the first one, I got optimistic. Download your touchpad driver by your laptop brand name and model no. Because I think it was an update on the Elan driver that fucked everything up. This is handy if you already have a mouse attached to your notebook or use a touchscreen and want to disable the touchpad to prevent accidental pointer moves while typing on the keyboard. Now that I have windows 10 installed my erratic touchpad is back.
Other than that, 100% perfect! With installed smart gestures same problem — keyboard and touchpad disabled. I can say that the above solution worked albeit. With regards to Num Lock, I solved it by changing a value in a registry key. Thanks I know it might be something minor to some, but I cannot inverte my scrolling direction anymore. My touch screen is still working, but I cannot access meaningful settings for the mouse.
If you have any other more helpful tips about Asus issues fix, you can share with us. . Click that and it will open the graphical Dell Touchpad dialog. I looked online for ways to help solve this issue with no success. I can only sympathize with those for whom it has not worked.
If you do not see this option in the Mouse Properties menu, it could only mean that you do not have the touchpad driver installed on your laptop. These drivers are available here. After that the touchpad became responsive but kinda funny and I was able to successfully install the Smart Gesture driver! I had the same problem as Jay A Clark with the Anniversary Update; the Smart Gesture panel window had also bugged graphic so it was impossible to set any option. I have now installed atk 1. These touchpad hotkey is usually located in the top row of the keyboard and shares the key with a function button such as f1, f2, f3, etc. I was wondering if you have any suggestions for my situation.
I stopped using that function, was more trouble than it was worth. See this if you and this one if on your laptop. For example, on some Dell laptops, the setting to disable the touchpad is located in the Dell's support software. Please help me, Gabor from Hungary I have had these problems since day 1 with Windows 10. Then one day somebody posted a similar thread and I discovered I couldn't turn my touchpad off. Please follow the simple steps below to fix Asus touchpad issues. Moreover, these days especially for notebooks , disabling the touchpad is often handled by non-Windows third-party apps.
This will maintain the change if you reboot. My guess is that they are clueless. I have Asus S400 and website shows atk 1. How to disable touchpad when mouse is connected using Control Panel It should be noted that the option in the Settings app is only available on devices featuring a. Try it and leave some comments to us now! Edit: You can download Windows 10 here.
If you are trapped with Windows password recovery, here the key is - , which can help you quickly reset lost administrator and user passwords on any Windows system without reformatting or reinstalling your system. Why cant you just leave well enough alone!!! Win8 hates people configuring their own devices. I just test my audio and realized that even in setting certain options 5. Go to device manager again. Put the shortcut in your Startup Items folder so it always runs at startup.
Method 4 of 4 Disable touchpad when mouse is connected in Windows 8. Un-install your touch pad driver — By right click on your touchpad's driver or press windows key + R key. I haven't done much of anything with sound yet, so I may yet experience sound problems that other people are talking about. It is finally on your site that I could find the right driver to solve this touchpad issue. First of all, many thanks for your post. Right-click the bottom left corner of your computer's Start screen.