Utility for Windows that disables touchpad automatically while you are typing text in order to prevent mistyping or other related problems. As noted in the article, these tools are a bit hit and miss about what laptops they work on and the type of touchpad. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.
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Touchpad Blocker has been an essential install for my laptop from the first time I came across it some years back.
Windows 7 Home Premium Dan 11 months ago. Common models Dell Inspiron N 6.
Help others learn tiuchfreeze about this software, share your comments. Yes Found in the run registry. Which Windows OS versions does it run on? TouchFreeze is a lightweight, yet useful application especially designed for laptop or notebook users, which can automatically disable the touchpad while you are typing, in order to avoid accidental cursor movements, random clicks or typos.
The way Touchpad Pal works is pretty much the same as TouchFreeze which will stop your mouse moving while you type on the keyboard. Recently my touchpad cursor stopped working with Office Excel. A valuable option is the one to set the threshold at which the touchpad will be able to move again.
3 Free Tools to Disable Your Laptop Touchpad When Typing
Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. Sutanuka Basu Ray 9 years ago. Designed with simplicity in mind, the application does not require touchfreze configuration. Installed on assorted laptop computers, TouchFreeze automatically disables the touchpad when typing so the cursor doesn't jump around or click touchfteeze things you don't want it to. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it.
TouchFreeze is simple utility for Windows to solve this problem. HAL 2 years ago.
Comments Error posting comment. Supa Chiney 9 years ago. Thank you for commenting! For now, I disable Touchpad Blocker when working with Excel. As noted in the article, these tools are a bit hit and miss about what laptops they work on and the type of touchpad. Touchpad Blocker only blocks the clicks during typing which is enough to prevent the cursor from involuntary jumping. Sign in with Twitter Not a member yet? Download "Should I Remove It?
You simply have to make sure that TouchFreeze runs in the system tray and carry on with your work, without worrying about unintended touchpad taps. TouchFreeze is a free and simple utility for Windows that automatically disables the touchpad while you are typing in text. Highly recommended especially as the years roll on! It automatically disables touchpad while you are typing text.
How common is it? Ali Qayyum 9 years ago. Once installed, TouchFreeze places an icon in the system tray. TouchFreeze was reviewed by Mihaela Teodorovici. Touchpad Blocker seems to work a treat. Should I remove TouchFreeze?
Just install the program and by default it auto runs when Windows is booted up anyway so you only need to access the menu to turn TouchFreeze off.