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How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows 10

This is different from how to Prevent On-Screen Keyboard from starting automatically and from Appearing at Login https://techdirectarchive.com/2020/02/08/how-to-prevent-the-on-screen-keyboard-from-starting-automatically-and-from-appearing-at-login/

The touchscreen is an input mechanism that enables you to interact with your device (on-screen displayed applications etc.), rather than using a mouse, and keyboard (touchpad), etc. If your device has a touch screen, you may want to disable and enable touch by finger for your account in Windows 10 using the following methods below.

Via the Registry Editor: Navigate to this path

- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Wisp\Touch
- Modify the value data of “TouchGate”
0 = Disable
1 = Enable

Note: If this DWORD (32) is not available, kindly create a new DWORD of “TouchGate” and set the desired valued data.

Via the Device Manager: To have this disabled or enabled via the device manager, follow the following steps below.

- type device manager and lunch it. 
- Search for Human interface Device or
Press Windows + X, Click Device Manager.
- Search for Human interface Device or

To enable the touchscreen input, follow the same exact steps.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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