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Questions tagged [touchscreen]

Questions about touchscreen laptops or other touchscreen devices and their usage

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Windows 8.1 — disable touch screen?

My computer comes with a touch screen. I may want that someday, but right now I don't. Is there a way to disable it? I am running Windows 8.1. Thanks! EDIT: When I go to Pen and touch via ...
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How do I disable the touch screen on Windows 8.1 for a Lenovo X220?

I would like to try disabling the touch screen on my Lenovo X220 to diagnose odd mouse jumps. Looking at Lenovo forum answers the way to do this is to 'Go to Control Panel "Pen and Touch" and uncheck "...
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Touchscreen over Ethernet (with video?)

I've got touchscreen which has a VGA output and a USB (or alternatively, serial) connection which acts like a mouse (for the resistive touch part). I've got Cat5E cabling in my house, and would like ...
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Windows Touch Screen With Multiple Monitors Puts Cursor On Wrong Monitor

I have see a lot of people asking this question and getting answers that supposedly worked. NOTHING I have found works for me. I have a default Dell monitor that came with my Dell XPS 1700. It has ...
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How to disable weird scrolling change in Windows 8.1 Explorer

I've been having this issue where every time I scroll in a Windows Explorer window using my touchpad the cursor changes to this weird dot. For a lack of better words it just scrolls funny in explorer ...
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Disable On Screen Keyboard in Windows 7

I run Windows Embedded Standard 7 with a multi touch screen (running on the UPDD driver 4.01.10). The system is running an application in kiosk mode with no need for any other input device. The On ...
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How do I disable the small pen cursor in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine running a touch-driven application, and whenever a user touches the screen, this small diamond shaped cursor appears. I believe the cursor is intended for pen and tablet use....
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Touch Keyboard on Windows 10 Logon Screen

We are using Windows 10 on a kiosk system. Normally, the user interacts with the system via touch-screen, but a keyboard is available if required. We have enabled "Automatically show the touch ...
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Touch gestures in IE not working without explorer.exe being run once

Edit: Rephrasing my question: Upon further troubleshooting, I can conclude that: Touch gestures (dragging, pinch to zoom, touch-and-hold right click) in Internet Explorer start to work when: The ...
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How to completely disable Touch Screen on Windows 7

I have a Dell Precision laptop, and on Windows 7 I've been having trouble with the touch screen. The cursor jumps around the screen when I'm not touching it. I'm not sure if it's a driver issue, or a ...
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Use a touchscreen as a keyboard and mouse for a desktop

Is there a program or utility that allows me to connect a touchscreen to my desktop PC and use it as a keyboard input device? My plan is to upgrade the screen on my laptop, pair the old screen with a ...
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Control Windows 8 with a tablet

It seems much of Windows 8 is based on the idea that it will be running on tablets, and touch screen PCs. I like this, but I don't have a W89 tablet, or a touch PC yet. I'm running W8 on a laptop, ...
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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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Disabling touch gestures in Windows 8.1

I'm setting a Windows 8.1 computer with a touchscreen for a web-based betting terminal, but I'm having some problems with the gestures. Basically I'd like to disable touch gestures such as pinch-to-...
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Detecting touch screen presses in AutoHotkey in Windows 8

I am using a Dell Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1 32 bit. I am trying to use AutoHotkey to map certain regions of the screen to certain buttons on the keyboard, in order to be able to use the touch ...
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Changing drag & drop behaviour in Windows 7's explorer for touch screen use

I have a new touch screen, and am playing around with its functionality. The most productive use for me is organizing files (literally) by hand. It's fun working through a list of files, dragging and ...
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Mix touchscreen and non-touch screen monitors in Windows 7?

Is it possible to have two monitors in Windows 7, one touch screen and the other not? Obviously you would need a mouse to interact with the non-touch screen, but could you still use the touch ...
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Google Chrome kiosk mode - disable select and copy contextmenu

I need to display an information website. The user should only be able to press buttons and use scrollbars through a touch screen. The kiosk mode of Google Chrome fits this requirements pretty well. ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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How to map the Touchscreen Windows Button to right-mouseclick

My Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has an extra Windows Touch Button next to the touchscreen. Is it possible to remap that button to the right mouse button? This would be very helpful in many games, that are not ...
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Touchscreen's X axis is inverted on my tablet

Touchscreen's X axis is inverted. If I touch right bottom corner, tablet thinks I clicked windows button in left bottom corner. This happened after installing driver from the internet (before it was ...