Lamar Owen wrote: > > I use a Logitech trackball myself; it's the variety where you roll the ball > with your thumb. I much prefer that. > > In fact, I would be a happy camper if I can get F7 to just disable the > touchpad, but only if an external mouse device (like my trackball) is plugged > in. There are, after all, times when I don't use the trackball, mostly for > quick things where I just unpack the laptop by itself and not with the normal > accessories (currently the trackball and a Seagate FreeAgentGo 160 drive). Check your BIOS - there is probably a setting to disable the touchpad when you have an external mouse. (It usually doesn't help when you plug in a mouse after booting.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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