- I turn off the touchpad using "dell touchpad" in control panel
- Reboot my computer
- Touchpad is back on again!
How do I keep it off? (But still have the option to turn it on down the track if I am so inclined)
Related to this question: How to PERMANENTLY disable touchpad tap-to-click on Dell Inspiron/Windows 7 However the asker of that question didn't explain his solution (he left out the registry location to change).