August 1, Step 5 Unplug the wireless antenna cables. This was helpful 0. Feb 21, Messages: Here is the link for the manual for your computer Tools needed for this laptop repair 1 x small phillips head screw driver 1 x small plastic scribe. You are reporting the following post:

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Is the key to the right of that look anything like a touchpad? December 7, 3: Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more.

Let us know what these suggestion yield. November 7, I see this issue when folk don’t install the Dell apps or uninstall them.

Dell Studio 1737 Touchpad No longer works

Step 9 Starting at the top edges of the keyboard bezel, carefully lift it up and unsnap it working your way around the keyboard. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Before you begin Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components. Yes, my password is: If you need to, you can download it onto a flash drive and install from it Unscrew the base screws 9 x M2.


The touchpad isn’t listed in the mouse or other pointing devices. Please try again now or at a later time. I tried running it in different compatibility modes and ran it as administrator. Studdio isn’t actually a new issue but I’ve just used an external USB mouse since it occurred. Step 17 Unplug the 4 palmrest cables. Go into the control panel, if you have it set for ‘large icon’ click on mouse, you should be able to select the touchpad settings where you can delp it.

My Dell laptop has an touch pad made by Alps.

How do I disable the touchpad on my Dell Studio 1737?

ZuggelFeb 25, It’s weird because under the Mouse settings it doesn’t have any options for any sort of touchpad, I’ve looked through it dozens of times. Your name or email address: Step 13 On the top of the laptop, pull the antenna cables through the motherboard and loosen them from the routing channels on the palm rest.

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Laptops forum About This Forum CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Step 14 Remove the screws on the right hinge 3 x M2. August 1, I cannot find where to disable it!


Any other suggestions would be much appreciated, if I can’t figure it out might just try reinstalling Vista just to see. July 3, 2: This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.

How do I disable the touchpad on my Dell Studio ? – Forums – CNET

It’s as if the computer doesn’t recognize I even have one. Step 5 Unplug the wireless antenna cables. I installed the latest drivers and it still doesn’t work so I’m assuming it could be hardware.

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These installation instructions have be made into 17 easy to follow printable steps.