How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows 10

Enable Touch Screen

This is different from how to Prevent 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.

Disable Touch Screen

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 on how to How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows helpful. Please let me know in the comment session if you have any questions.

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