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How to disable Touch Functions in Windows 8 ?

    General discussion

  • Hi!

    I have a problem with a windows 8 functionality that I can't disable. In fact, I have updated my Windows 7 computer to Windows 8. He doesn't have any touch-screen at all, but it seems that Windows 8 Touch functionalities are enabled (weird isn't it ?).

    Any advise is welcome.

    Ben

    PS: Does installing Visual Studio 2012 (MSDNAA version) can have something to do with this ? (I know it has installed virtual hardware.) In that case I'll just uninstall it and get back to Visual Studio 2010.


    Monday, November 19, 2012 5:32 PM

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  • if the computer doesn't support touch controls then the OS will auto detect it. And what touch functionality seem to be enabled for you?

    If you are referring to hot corners and charms bar ,then those are there by default and not only for touch enabled devices.

    Thursday, November 22, 2012 10:35 AM
  • Touch Keyboard is enabled. Stylus function in MS. Word is also enabled.


    • Edited by Zambunny Thursday, November 22, 2012 8:35 PM
    Thursday, November 22, 2012 8:34 PM
  • See if this link can help you

    http://mywindows8.org/how-to-disable-touch-screen-on-windows-8/

    Friday, November 23, 2012 5:28 AM
  • See if this link can help you

    *LINK*

    Many thanks, but unfortunatly, there is no such option in the final release.

    See this, third image on the right : http://www.tabletpccorner.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/capture009.png

    EDIT:

    This is exactly what I want to do : http://superuser.com/questions/488322/permanently-remove-disable-touch-keyboard-in-windows-8-taskbar

    • Edited by Zambunny Friday, November 23, 2012 3:04 PM New informations
    Friday, November 23, 2012 2:39 PM
  • A recent update solved my problem.
    Friday, December 07, 2012 3:57 PM