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How To Disable The Touch Screen On HP Laptop?

The touch screen on HP laptops comes with excellent quality and better color accuracy and vibrancy compared to standard ones. Most of the HP models with this feature also have displays with higher resolution. On regular use, these features can be a burden. It may drain the system’s battery very fast and can bother you a lot when used under direct light. HP’s touchscreen models often have glossy finishes so it can respond more quickly to touch, but also attracts smudges, fingerprints, etc. We’ve provided some of the simple and straightforward methods to know how to disable the touch screen on HP laptops on this page. These methods are applicable to Windows 10 and Windows 8.

How to disable the touch screen on HP

Simple Steps To Disable The Touch Screen On HP

Method 1: Deactivate Using The Search Bar

  • Select the search icon and enter Device Manager in the search bar.
  • In the Device Manager window, select the Human Interface Devices option.
  • Choose your touch screen display from the new sub-list.
  • In the Action drop-down select Disable Device.
  • Confirm your selection by clicking YES
  • Now, just check to see if you’ve disabled the touch screen on the HP laptop

Method 2: Deactivate Via The Start Menu

  • On your computer, simultaneously hold down the Windows key and the X key.
  • Otherwise, right-click on the Start menu and select Device Manager from the drop-list. 
  • Click on the Human Interface Devices option and select your touch screen display from the new sub-list.
  • Right-click or use the Action drop-down and select Disable Device.
  • Confirm your selection by clicking YES. 
  • Now check if you’ve disabled the touch screen. 

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