I am having a problem disabling the touchpad and pointstick on my Dell Latitude E6530 with Windows OS 7 64bit. I go to the Dell Touchpad and then to the Dell Pointing Devices. I turn off the Sensitivity and the Buttons for the touchpad and pointstick, however, the pointstick and touchpad still function. I even disable the touchpad and pointstick when USB mouse is present and this still does not disable these devices. The pointstick is between G,H and V,B,N. The reason I want to disable these devices is that the cursor is so sensitive that when typing a letter the letters jump around. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how this can be handled? I would appreciate any advise that can be offered. Thank you.
P.S. Some times the disabling works, however, when I reboot the default abling operation returns.
Thank you for your prompt response. I have ensured that Enable Fn Key Emulation is checked. The Fn + F5 key still does not provide any action whether the external mouse is plugged in or out. For the second suggestion how do I find the System Setup?
I found the System Setup and selected the option PS2 Mouse to disable the touchpad. This still did not disable the touchpad nor the pointstick. Any other suggestions? Thank you.
Follow the steps below to un-install the keyboard and mouse drivers from Device Manager:
To send me a Private Message, click my DELL-username and then click "Send a Private Message".
I would do my best to assist you further.
Awaiting your response!
I am having the same problem. When I try to follow the instructions above in terms of starting in safe mode, my computer will not allow me to start in safe mode. I am sending you a private message with my system serviag number so that you can help me as well.
I had the same problem with my E6540 (unable to disable the touchpad)
The problem was occurring because I was connected to a docking station with a PS/2 mouse attached.
I had to power-down; disconnect the PS/2 mouse; then power back up and now I see the Dell Touchpad subtab from the Mouse Control Panel as expected.