Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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How to disable action bar top edge swipe?

I just got a Dell Inspiron 13 2-in-1 with Windows 10. It's great, but I hate trying to touch the top of the screen and accidentally making the Action Center pop out. I like the Action Center, and I ...
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What is a good browser for touch? (ms surface ) [closed]

Surface RT had a browser with a large ribbon for tabs, swiping from bottom brought it up an it was a breeze to go trough the tabs. neither ms edge or chrome utilise the full screen, having small tabs ...
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Would my display be usable after removing touch screen glass?

I have a zenbook pro ux501vw and find the display unusably reflective at times. I also don't use the touchscreen at all, so it occurred to me that it might be possible to simply remove the glass, ...
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How do you disable touchscreen gestures on Fedora/GNOME?

I'm creating a touchscreen project on Fedora 23 (using GNOME 3.18.2) that requires a fullscreen Firefox (or Chrome) window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. However, we realized that ...
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HP Pavilion TouchSmart stuck on “setting up”

The title says it all is it safe to turn off the computer it says "setting up 82%" its been stuck there for a while it was doing a windows 8.1 update I think. Setting up after update
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Highlighting text on nytimes.com

I read the New York Times on a touchscreen laptop (Firefox, Windows 8). Whenever I select/highlight text using my mouse, the website seems to think I'm either swiping left or right using the ...
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Fixing imprecise stylus drag in Windows 8 & 10

Shortly after I started using Windows 8, I noticed click & drag behaves differently when using a mouse vs a stylus. With a mouse, the drag begins at the location where the cursor was when the ...
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Windows 10 blue rectangle when dragging window [duplicate]

When I drag a window on my Windows 10 laptop I get this blue rectangle that appears that follows my mouse around and lets me snap the window to a portion of the screen. I suspect that it may have ...
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In Windows 7 Where is the touch cursor stored?

In windows 7 on a touch screen pc, there is a small white cursor that appears when you touch the screen. I would like to remove/customise this icon. Where can I find it? Here is an image of the ...
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Windows 10 is detecting non-existent touch features

I've installed (from scratch) Windows 10 pro 64bit on a Dell XPS430, which has a standard VGA monitor, USB trackball, USB keyboard, and nothing else. Windows says that touch functions with 10 touch ...
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Damaged touchscreen, disabled in Device Manager, does it still generate interrupts?

A friend of mine has (had) a touchscreen laptop. While carrying it, they hit the screen and the glass cracked. The damage is hardly noticeable when looking at the monitor, but unfortunately it is also ...
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Phone touchscreen protector on a laptop touchpad?

I have a laptop which came with a sticker on the touchpad, which is a good idea, same wear protection as a phone, except that the sticker has an annoying texture. (lenovo t510 thinkpad) I bough a ...
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Proper Registry Key Needed for Script to Disable/Enable Windows 10 Touch Screen

I know that: My Windows 10 Device manager has the "HID-compliant touch screen" hardware that I can set to "disabled" to turn off my touch screen. I can create a short script in notepad to edit the ...
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Remove Windows 7 touch feedback widgets / gizmo

On a Windows 7 Pro machine with a touch screen, I have a program running in kiosk mode. I have for some time tried to turn as many of the Windows touch feedback widgets/gizmo off. But can not get ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 HP Envy x360 Touchscreen not working after resume from suspend

I've got a HP Envy x360 laptop upon an initial boot the touch screen works. but after suspending the touchscreen no longer functions. Doing some research I believe the module responsible for this is ...
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Connecting a tablet to a pc as a mouse

I was wondering how I would go about a certain problem. I want to connect my tablet touchscreen to my pc to use the touchscreen as the mouse for the pc. I want to do this because I want to ...
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Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 851F

I have this tablet, and the story with it is very strange. First when I got it I had Win8.1 which I tried to upgrade to Win10. But it failed, because when after 60% it told me to chose language, my ...
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Touch screen monitor is reversed

I have a DGM L-1935WD touch screen monitor I purchased second hand to use, but when I touch the monitor it comes up as if I am touching somewhere else. If I click the Windows button on my monitor I ...
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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures?

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. However the ...
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How to Middle-Click on Touchscreen in Windows 8.1

I thought this would be simple, but I've searched previous SuperUser threads and on Google and I cannot find a way to middle-click on a touchscreen in Windows 8.1 (on a Lenovo laptop in my case). ...
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with a touch screen can you get the copy option by touching the screen [closed]

if i hold down my mouse i get a paste, copy, etc. yet when holding my finger on the screen nothing appears to happen, is there a certian secret way i should know about.. or? :/ :0
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Lenovo Flex 3 Pen support

I just bought the Lenovo Flex 3, mainly for the touch screen. I am also hoping to pick up a pressure sensitive pen for use with Bamboo Paper and Adobe Illustrator. I am having problems finding ...
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Windows 10 Touch Screen not responding

Have a Windows 10 laptop with a completely unresponsive touch screen. It shows as active in the device manager and I have tried to perform the setup for the touch screen with no response to the ...
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Does An Active Stylus Need Firmware Installation to be Accepted? (HP Executive Pen)

I have an ElitePad 900 and want to purchase the HP Executive Pen for it. That pen is an Atmel active stylus. However, after upgrading to Windows 10, the Atmel firmware no longer works. Windows status ...
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Where are the Mimo Vue HD Drivers

I'm attempting to get a Mimo Vue HD working. So far the only drivers I've found that work are the Displaylink 7.9 drivers but this doesn't seem to work for the touchscreen part of the device. They ...
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Rotating xinput_calibrate

I need to somehow get my touchscreen calibrated after rotating it 90 degrees with xrandr. Unfortunately for some reason xinput_calibrate does not adapt well to this rotation and comes up clipped and ...
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How To Remove TouchScreen Hardware

Is there a way to physically remove touchscreen hardware and just have the monitor work as a normal display? I have tried looking inside the computer for comments that may be responsible for handling ...
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Touch PC settings (W7)

I installed exact same windows 7 on two identical touch pc's . Problem is that if I want to activate something by a button on one pc I just need to click and on the other I need to swype... I compared ...
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How to make the Windows desktop on-screen keyboard open then minimise on startup and wake?

Like most people with "hybrid" touchscreen devices on Windows 8 or 8.1 (Windows 10 isn't an option for me right now for various reasons), I'm constantly annoyed by the "metro-style" on-screen keyboard ...
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Could the magnet used in smartphone covers damage the device?

I am reading reviews of a smartphone cover with magnetic lock and some people reported that the magnet causes their phone screen to go dark. why is this happening and could this actually damage the ...
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Huge icons in Powerpoint

I have a new laptop with a pretty nice touch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440px. In Powerpoint (it's version 2016) all the icons are super huge such that I can't even see the entire menu. Any ...
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Wrong Touchscreen mapping

Using two Touchscreens (Could not install the win7x64 Drivers from acer.com, win10 sais its not compatible): Acer T230H (Primary) Acer T230H If i put a finger on the 1st, the Position of the ...
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How can I simulate the presence of a touch screen in Windows 7 or Windows 8?

I am developing software for Windows 7 or 8 and I want to take advantage of a virtual keyboard for user text inputs. I currently have no touch hardware and I want to check how my software will behave ...
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Windows application to simulate keystrokes that docks to the side of the screen

So I have a Yoga Pro laptop that I can flip the screen around on to make it a tablet. Of course then I don't have access to the keyboard any more. I've been trying to make OneNote work for me with a ...
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XP Pen Options arn't working

I have a copy of Windows XP Installed in a VM and on a desktop, and when I go into control panel, Hardware, Tablet and Pen options, Pen Options, and try to open the actions settings nothing much ...
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Trackpad touch events on Windows 7

I have written an application that uses touch events in Windows 7 (using Qt). I've decided I don't actually need a touch screen for this application and want to support trackpad input. Unfortunately, ...
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Virtual Keyboard Issue on Monitor PN-60TB3 SHARP

Is possible automatically open the virtual keyboard on touch a input box or a field where I can write? I use a laptop (not touch screen) with windows 8.1, when I plug the laptop with HDMI and USB, ...
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Muting mouse click on specific part of tablet screen

My surface tablet has broken screen. It just automatically clicks a very specific part of the screen. So I can't use it because mouse cursor goes to that part with frequency higher than 1 click per ...
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Ubuntu with touch screen - “save as” is sometimes being triggered in Chrome on click

I've got a Linux box with a touch screen, running Ubuntu On that box I have Chrome running in kiosk mode, and am displaying a website for the general public to use Every so often, a "Save page" ...
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Lenovo Edge laptop with Windows 8 has white, flashing dots on the touch screen

after spraying my touch screen lightly with a screen cleaner [duh] and wiping it with a microfiber cloth, I have several flashing dots on my screen. Rebooting hasn't helped. The touch screen is ...
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Turn Surface pen on and touch off

When using a pen on the Surface or similar computer, resting the hand on the screen can trigger unwanted actions. How can the hand-touch function be disabled while allowing pen functions to continue ...
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Laptop touchscreen acting like a mouse after eGalaxTouch driver installation on Windows 10

I have been using windows 10 for a week now without any problems. Today windows 10 installed "eGalaxTouch - Other hardware - USB Touchscreen Controller(A103)" through windows update. It has turned my ...
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Does the negative end of a battery works better than a capacitive stylus because of electric charge?

I have a tablet with a capacitive touchscreen. I bought a wacom bamboo stylus duo which I thought was a good stylus. But the effect is rather disappointing. I get broken lines all over the screen when ...
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How can I control+click files/folders with a touch screen and on screen keyboard in windows 8.1?

Using a keyboard and mouse you can intermittently select files by pressing control and clicking the files you want to select. When using the touch screen the control button no longer functions in the ...
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can i make a old touch screen monitor in to a touchpad for a laptop

I have a old laptop touch HP that does not work and I was wandering if I could us the touch screen monitor as a touch pad for my other laptop? is that possible? I jut want it to us it to draw nothing ...
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Get Windows 10 touch screen check gray on device with touch screen

On both my laptop and tablet (which each have touch screens), I see the following screen when checking the Get Windows 10 app. Does this mean that my touch screen drivers will not work with Windows ...
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Can't get touch screen on my HP Elitebook 840 G1 to work

My friend has an Elitebook 840 and his touchscreen works just fine. In the device manager, I see some drivers for touch screen stuff so I'm assuming I do actually have a touch screen. I'm not ...
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How do active stylii work on touchscreen displays?

I recently bought an Acer laptop. Then I tried to buy an Acer stylus. The salesperson at the online store told me that one model would work. It turns out he was wrong, and that my laptop has no ...
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Disable touch screen with keyboard input only

I am trying to disable the touch screen on my laptop because it is broken. There is a crack in the glass over top of the screen which is causing Windows to think there are random taps occurring ...
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Enabling Classic Long Click Behavior On Windows 8.1 Tablets

I have several programs installed on a new Windows 8.1 tablet, that require a long left-mouse button press to perform certain actions. The problem is, I can't seem to mimic this functionality when ...