Is it possible to disable trackpad when running Windows 7 on Macbook Air/Pro? Anyone with this setup can confirm that it's possible?
(I don't use this setup yet, I'm just thinking about it, and want to make sure it supports my needs).
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You can disable it in System -> Hardware as far as I remember.
Well, good news. I figured out how to stop that annoying errant cursor from suddenly moving my typing to an unintended place.
Ignore all you have read above.
On the Start bar at the bottom on your screen, far right find the Boot Camp icon. Click it See "Boot Camp Control Panel..." Click it Click Yes to allowing to proceed See at the top tabs "Trackpad" Click it unclick Tap To Click click OK
Now touching the track pad won't move the cursor...only pressing down to "click" it will.
Go to Device Manager, expand Human Interface Devices, find the Apple Multi-touch device, right click it, choose disable. Done!
Via Control Panel you can't. Although you can disable the "touch click", and that way the click is made by "clicking" the trackpad, thus reducing accidental clicking. There are 3rd-party tools for disabling it easily, or when a mouse is connected, but the few I tried (Trackpad++ and TrackpadMagic) didn't work for me (MBA Mid2011 + Win7)
Start > Control Panel > Devices and Printers > Apple Keyboard/Trackpad > Right click, Properties > Hardware > HID- Compliant mouse, MICE and OT.. > Properties > Anable/Disable//
You must disable the both Mice and ot.. becouse one is for the click's and one is for the mouse movement.
You can disable it in bootcamp control panel.