How To Disable and Enable Touch Screen on Windows 10/8 Laptop/PC

Windows 10 Home Screen

Some people are wondering how to disable or enable touch screen on Windows 10 on their laptops or PC. This is because some users are not comfortable with the touch screen and prefer not to use it. Whereas some users, they do enjoy to use the feature and find it helpful.

There are many laptop or PC manufacturers that produce Windows 10 compatible laptop or PC along with the touch screen feature in it. Touch screen technology is indeed an awesome feature. But in fact, not all people are comfortable to use it and need it all the time during work.

The users need to disable or enable touch screen in Windows 10 laptops or PC during certain operations. Sometimes, users do not want other people to touch the screen. It is to avoid unwanted clicks on a coincidental touch. Or in another circumstance, they need to enable the touch screen again for easier operation during their work.

Disable Touch Screen Feature on Windows 10

Unlike while installing the Windows Operating System even when using the USB, there are simple steps to do it. But if you are not used in getting deep into your Windows 10 menu or features, you may find it difficult to do it.


Here I am going to share the simplest way to disable the touch screen feature. Please follow step by step carefully.

  • First of all, open your Device Manager

To do it, Right Click on the Windows icon on your left bottom >> Device Manager

Windows 10 Device Manager

Windows 10 Device Manager – SolveWarePlus.com

Or, you can directly type “Device manager” on the search box on your bottom-left side

  • Go to: Human Interface Devices >> HID-compliance touch screen (Right Click) >> Disable device (Click).
Disable Touch Screen on Windows 10

Disable Touch Screen on Windows 10 – SolveWarePlus.com

  • You will see the warning pop up, click on “Yes“.
Windows 10 Warning Disable Touch Screen

Windows 10 Warning Disable Touch Screen – SolveWarePlus.com

  • And the process is DONE and the touch screen feature in your Windows 10 laptop is inactive now.

Enabling the Touch Screen Feature

Meanwhile, if you want to use or enable the feature again, the steps are just quite similar. Please check on below:

  • Open the “Device Manager”
  • Head to: Human Interface Devices >> HID-compliance touch screen (Right Click) >> Enable (Click).
Enable Touch Screen on Windows 10

Enable Touch Screen on Windows 10 – SolveWarePlus.com

  • Done. And your touch screen is active and ready to use again.

Conclusion

Some people are keen on using the touch screen feature on their laptops or PC. Nevertheless, some people do not prefer to use it or at some moment they need to disable it for certain reasons. Having read this tip, hopefully, you can disable or enable the touch screen feature without any difficulty.

Anyway, you can also find the video through this LINK.



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