Disable Windows 10 Touchscreen

How To Disable Windows 10 Touchscreen

These days, some PCs and laptops with windows 10 come with a touchscreen feature. This is something wonderful. However, this feature can be disabled if you choose to. This is what many do not have any idea how to do. But, after going through this, you will be equipped with the knowledge needed to Disable Windows 10 Touchscreen. 

Touchscreens can be disabled in Windows 10 through the Device Manager, which you can access through the Control Panel or directly from the search box on your task bar.

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Maybe you’re showing someone how to do something on your laptop and you end up touching the screen and doing something unintentional. Or maybe you don’t use the touch screen. It would be helpful if you could disable the touch screen, even temporarily. There is no built-in way of disabling the touch screen, but it’s easy to do so using the Device Manager.

Disable Windows 10 Touchscreen

See the guides on how you can easily remove the Touch Screen function on Windows 10.

  1. Click the search box on your task bar.
  2. Type Device Manager.
  3. Then, click on the “Device Manager”
  4. Click the arrow next to Human Interface Devices.
  5. Select HID-compliant touch screen.
  6. Click Actionat the top of the window.
  7. Click disable.
  8. If you see a pop up warning that says “Disabling this device will cause it to stop functioning. Do you really want to disable it?” click Yes.
  9. Verify that your touchscreen is disabled.

Please note, this steps works the same way when you want to disable windows 8 touchscreen.

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How To Disable Windows 7 Touchscreen

Disabling a touchscreen in Windows 7 works differently from newer versions of Windows. Instead of disabling the touchscreen in the Device Manager, you need to disable a specific option in the Pen and Touch menu. This menu can be accessed from the Control Panel.

Here’s how to disable a touchscreen in Windows 7:

  1. From the Windows desktop, click the Start
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Pen and Touch.
  4. Select the Touch
  5. Uncheck the box next to Use your finger as an input device.
  6. Verify that your touchscreen is disabled.

If you have any question on how you can disable Windows 10 touchscreen settings, you are free to ask below.


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