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How can I disable touch pad? I know some pc notebooks have a little button near by their touch pad to disable its function while using mouse.
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go to system preferences

Keyboard & Mouse
Trackpad
and click Ignore Trackpad when mouse is present
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How can I disable touch pad? I know some pc notebooks have a little button near by their touch pad to disable its function while using mouse.
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go to system preferences

Keyboard & Mouse
Trackpad
and click Ignore Trackpad when mouse is present
Well, I tried that, but my trackpad still works while my mouse is connected to my powerbook. (This was the reason I asked you guys.) By the way, do you think because I am using a third party mouse, logitech?
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that shouldnt be the reason. I am using a m$ mouse and it disables is
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