For years, it’s been the scourge of laptop users. You are working away, your hand hits the touchpad, and the unintentional click puts the pointer in the middle of the text to mess things up entirely. Remove the irritation with the convenient built-in Windows 10 settings of unintended trackpad clicks. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to avoid unintended trackpad clicks and other mouse modifications in Windows 10.

Avoid unintended trackpad clicks in Windows 10

To avoid unintended trackpad clicks and other mouse modifications in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search bar and choose the Settings option as the following screen is showing.

As soon as you will click the Settings option, the following screen will appear.

Select the Devices option from the Windows Settings as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the Devices option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Click the Touchpad option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Touchpad option, the following screen will appear.

Select the Medium sensitivity option from the Touchpad sensitivity as highlighted in the above image.

To do more mouse modifications, click the Additional settings option from the right side of the same screen as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Additional settings option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Buttons tab as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will click the Buttons tab, the following screen will appear.

Check the checkbox named Turn on ClickLock as highlighted in the above image. After this click, the Pointer Options tab as the following image is showing.

Here check the checkboxes named Hide pointer while typing and Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key. After this click Apply and then the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to avoid unintended trackpad clicks and other mouse modifications in Windows 10.

How to avoid unintended touchpad clicks and other mouse modifications in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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