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Old 08-06-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Default Tap-to-Click on a laptop.

The touchpad drivers that come with my computer don't give me the option to disable tap-to-click. Is it possible to get generic drivers that work with any touchpad? If not, is it possible to disable the touchpad altogether and just use a mouse?
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:45 PM   #2
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What notebook do you have?
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:48 PM   #3
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I have a Dell Inspiron 1520.
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Did you try this?

http://support.dell.com/support/down...&fileid=238839
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Old 08-06-2009, 03:53 PM   #5
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Default Re: Tap-to-Click on a laptop.

It doesn't seem right to me for a laptop that came out in the last couple years not to have the tap to click function, if it has a touchpad. Try looking deeper in the menus of your driver software. Maybe download the latest drivers from the Dell website

In the drivers, there should be an option to turn off the touchpad as well, if there isn't a hardware button on the laptop to do so.
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Default Re: Tap-to-Click on a laptop.

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Great, I was able to disable "tap-to-randomly-destroy-entire-paragraphs-of-your-work." I think it was that driver that did it. You have no idea how much difficulty that feature causes me. I type a lot and you have to go over the touchpad to get to the keyboard, so I don't know what they were thinking when they came up with tap-to-click.

Thanks a lot.
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Can't you just go into control panel and disable it?
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