How to Disable the Touchpad on IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops

By James Carter

Disable the touchpad on an IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad using the Mouse Properties in the Windows Control Panel.

The touchpad on a ThinkPad can be disabled manually through the Mouse Properties found in the Windows Control Panel.

Step 1

Select Control Panel from the Windows Start Menu.

Step 2

Double-click the Mouse icon in the Control Panel.

Control Panel

Step 3

Under the UltraNav tab, uncheck Enable TouchPad. Click Apply or OK to apply the change.

UltraNav Mouse Properties