moderated Re: Laptop mouse question

Tom Behler



I have been using Dell laptops lately, and always try to turn off the mouse pad for the same reasons you suggest.


However, I notice that sometimes the mouse pad gets turned back on probably from Dell updates, so I’m gradually learning to live with the mouse bening enabled.


If someone has instructions for turning the mouse pad off on a Dell computer, and keeping it off, I’d appreciate them.


Tom Behler




From: <> On Behalf Of Mark Arnold ABG
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2020 3:52 PM
Subject: Laptop mouse question




I have had numerous laptops over the years and the “mouse” area always causes problems…  Often times I inadvertently touch the mouse area and JAWS loses focus.  Do most users turn off the mouse and connect an external mouse if sighted users want to utilize a mouse?  Any input would be appreciated…


Thanks in advance,



Mark D. Arnold


American Blind Golf

Phone: (330) 419-1710


Motivate, Inspire & Serve


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