Windows 10: Disable Synaptics Touchpad

Discus and support Disable Synaptics Touchpad in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I have an HP Envy laptop running Windows 10. I use a mouse and hate the touchpad, but I cannot figure out how to disable it. Any ideas?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by KathyStockbridge, Sep 25, 2019.

  1. Disable Synaptics Touchpad


    I have an HP Envy laptop running Windows 10. I use a mouse and hate the touchpad, but I cannot figure out how to disable it. Any ideas?

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    KathyStockbridge, Sep 25, 2019
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  2. Yaqub K Win User

    Disabling Synaptic touchpad in Windows 10, and why it won't stay disabled. For a left handed person, it is disruptive.

    Hi,

    If you wish to disable your touchpad, I suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below.

    • Press Windows Key +X.
    • Select Device manager.
    • Expand Mice and other pointing devices.
    • Right click on Synaptic touchpad driver and select Disable.
    • Click OK to confirm and check with the issue.

    Please reply us with the status to assist you further.
     
    Yaqub K, Sep 25, 2019
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  3. I can't disable synaptics touchpad

    Hi Jasper,

    Thank you for keeping us posted.

    I would suggest you to refer to the steps posted in Sony Support and check if it helps:

    How to disable the touchpad?

    Let us know the result.
     
    Wungraileng Vashi, Sep 25, 2019
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  4. Disable Synaptics Touchpad

    Windows 10 - Windows Update - Rec this error: Synaptics driver update for Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad - Error 0x80070005

    Hi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience that you are experiencing. I will definitely assist you.

    This issue may occur due to the outdated Synaptics Touchpad drivers. Try the below steps and check if it helps.

    I would suggest you to download and install the latest Synaptics Touchpad drivers from the manufacturer’s website and uninstall the Synaptics touchpad drivers and re-install the same again.

    Note: Make sure you download and save the TouchPad driver and installed it before uninstalling the same.

    To uninstall Synaptic touchpad drivers, follow these steps:


    • Press Windows key + X and click on
      Device Manager
      .

    • Locate Mice and other pointing devices and expand the same.

    • Right-click the Synaptic driver and select
      Uninstall. (Note: keep the latest installed Synaptic driver)

    • Restart the computer, if prompted.
    Hope this helps. If you need further assistance with Windows, let us know and will be glad to help.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Sep 25, 2019
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