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  1.    20 Dec 2016 #1
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    Disable Touchpad


    How can I disable the touchpad on an ASUS laptop?
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  2.    20 Dec 2016 #2
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    Gauteng, South Africa
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    On my ASUS laptop I disable the touchpad by using fn-f9. The same keys restore the touchscreen function.
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  3.    20 Dec 2016 #3
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    I have tried the fn + f9 combination before. Tried it again just now. It doesn't work.
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  4.    20 Dec 2016 #4
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    Do you have the ASUS ATK package installed? If not download and install the appropriate package as below:
    http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/..._VER100050.zip for 32-bit systems
    http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/..._VER100050.zip for 64-bit systems.
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  5.    20 Dec 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan Russell View Post
    Do you have the ASUS ATK package installed? If not download and install the appropriate package as below:
    http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/..._VER100050.zip for 32-bit systems
    http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/..._VER100050.zip for 64-bit systems.
    I downloaded the ASUS ATK package. Could not install it because a version was already installed. Uninstalled the existing version (which came with the computer when I bought it two weeks ago) and restarted. Installed the new ASUS ATK app and restarted the computer.

    fn f9 still does nothing.
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  6.    20 Dec 2016 #6
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    Could you fill out your system specs? At the moment you are listed as using a Lenovo PC. It would help if we could get the model of ASUS laptop you have.
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  7.    20 Dec 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan Russell View Post
    Could you fill out your system specs? At the moment you are listed as using a Lenovo PC. It would help if we could get the model of ASUS laptop you have.
    Should have done that. I have updated the specs for the laptop I'm struggling with.
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  8.    20 Dec 2016 #8
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    Two questions: 1. Is the model of your PC actually X555DA rather than just 555DA? 2. I see in your specs that you use a mouse, have you set the Smart Gesture software to disable the touchpad when the mouse is plugged in?

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  9.    20 Dec 2016 #9
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    Disable Touchpad


    See jpg attached with system data.

    I don't have Smart Gesture software installed. I shall download it from ASUS and see if that helps.
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  10.    20 Dec 2016 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColMac42 View Post
    See jpg attached with system data.

    I don't have Smart Gesture software installed. I shall download it from ASUS and see if that helps.
    LATER

    Downloaded and installed ASUS Smart Gesture. Mouse is plugged in. The touch pad is still working.
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