Touch screen functionality is accessible Windows Across Windows 10 tablets, laptops, computers, and 2-in-1 devices. The feature is activated by default. Then, it is a laudable feature, users might need to deactivate it sometimes. The touch screen feature is most manageable on tablets and 2-in-1 devices, where there are no secondary input methods. The touchscreen on laptops and PCs is not mandatory because you have a keyboard and mouse to give inputs. You could always deactivate the touchscreen feature when you do not want them. Anytime your screen might malfunction, and you might indeed want to manage a keyboard and mouse. To do so, you want to know to turn off the touch screen. This post would guide you on how to turn off or disable the touchscreen on Windows 10.
How to Disable Touchscreen on Windows 10 via Device Manager
Step1. Pick the Search bar on your task bar.
Step2. Enter Device Manager in the search bar.
Step3. Choose Device manager from the list of find results.
Step4. Pick the arrow beside Human Interface devices.
Step5. Decide on HID-complaint touch screen.
Step6. Choose Action which lies on the top of the window.
Step7. Pick out deactivate device from the drop-down menu.
Step8. If you look a pop-up warning that says deactivate this device will cause it to end functioning. Do you really need to disable it?
Step9. Choose Yes to turn off it.
Re-enable Touch Screen on Windows 10:
To switch on Touchscreen again on your Windows 10, follow the process
Step 1: To start the device manager.
Step 2: viaitv Human Interface Devices.
Step 3: Right-click HID-compliant touchscreen.
Step 4: choose enable.
How to Permanently Disable Touchscreen on Windows 10 via Windows Registry
If you need to switch off the touchscreen permanently on your Windows 10,
Step 1: To begin the Windows Registry Editor (Run -> regedit)
Step 2: tap the following registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Wisp\Touch
Step 3: make a new DWORD 32-bit entry with the name TouchGate.
Step 4: ensure the value of this entry is 0.
Next making it, restart your Windows 10 and the touchscreen would be deactivate automatically.
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To deactivate it again, you want to change the TouchGate value from 0 to 1 or remove the TouchGate entry. The steps given in the guide are also available to other Windows versions as good.