We are all familiar with touchscreen tablets, but some laptops also have touch screens. We think they are quite useful, but using your laptop with the standard keyboard and mouse combination makes it easy enough to turn off the touchscreen on your Windows 10 device.
In Windows, there is no built-in switch to turn the touch screen on or off, but you can still do it with the Device Manager, and the process is quite simple. To disable the touch screen in Windows 10.
Maybe you show someone how to do something on your laptop and you touch the screen and do something involuntarily. Or maybe you do not use the touch screen. It would be useful if you could even temporarily disable the touch screen. There is no built-in ability to turn off the touch screen, but with Device Manager, this is easy.
How to Disable Touch Screen on Windows 10
To disable the touch screen in Windows 10, press Windows + X on the keyboard to access the Power User menu, then select "Device Manager".
In Device Manager, click the right arrow to the left of Human Interface Devices to expand the list.
Right-click on the "HID compatible touchscreen" item and select "Disable" from the pop-up list.
A warning window will appear informing you that disabling this device will prevent it from working. Since that's what you want, click "Yes".
A small icon that looks like an arrow at the bottom is added to the icon on the touchscreen that supports HID, which indicates that it is disabled. Now, when you tap the screen, nothing should happen besides adding more finger points on the screen.
To reactivate the touch screen, simply right-click on the "HID-compatible Touchscreen" option in the User Interface Devices in Device Manager and select "Enable" from the pop-up menu.
There is also a special tablet mode that makes use of the touchscreenThere is also a special tablet mode that makes use of the touch screen to interact with Windows. The Windows desktop is disabled when tablet mode is enabled and the main screen is used only. to interact with Windows. The Windows desktop is disabled when tablet mode is enabled and the main screen is used only.