How to Disable Touchscreen Using Device Manager on Windows 11 | TechHarry

How to Disable Touchscreen Using Device Manager on Windows 11

Windows 11 has been upgraded on most high-end laptops and computers. But, if you're using 2-in-1 hybrid laptops or high-spec Chromebooks then you might find it very awesome to work with Windows 11. But the main problem with touchscreen displays is, they get dirty quite often because of touching the screen with bare hands. Yet, you can disable, and then again enable the touchscreen on Windows 11 PC/Laptops. So, here are the ways to disable and enable touchscreen on Windows 11 Laptops/Chromebooks.

Disable Touchscreen Using Device Manager

Disabling the touchscreen using the Device Manager application is the most effective way in Windows 11. To disable the touchscreen using Device Manager follow the below steps:

  • To get started, click on the "Windows Search" icon situated in the taskbar.
  • Now, type "Device Manager" and click on the first option under the Best match menu.
Open Device Manager on Windows 11
  • In the Device Manager, find "Human Interface Devices" and click the right arrow next to it.
Human Interface Devices in Windows 11
  • You'll find a list of components. In the list, find "HID-Compliant touch screen", and right-click on it.
  • In the next small menu, select "Disable device", and then click "Yes" to confirm that you really want to disable the touch screen.
HID-compliant to disable touch screen on Windows 11
  • After confirming, the touchscreen is now disabled. You can test it yourself by touching the screen. You will find that the touchscreen is not working at this moment.
So, these were the steps to disable the touchscreen using the Device Manager.
In the same way, you can enable the touchscreen using Device Manager. To do so,

1. Open the Device Manager using Windows Search.

2. Click on Human Interface Devices -> Right-click on HID-Compliant touch screen -> Click on "Enable Device".

HID-compliant touchscreen to enable touchscreen on Windows 11

The touchscreen is now enabled. That's how you can enable the touchscreen using the Device Manager in Windows 11.

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