Enable and disable your touchscreen in Windows 10

Applies to: Windows 10

  • In the search box on the taskbar, type Device Manager, then select Device Manager.

  • Select the arrow next to Human Interface Devices and then select HID-compliant touch screen. (There may be more than one listed.)
  • Select the Action tab at the top of the window. Select Disable device or Enable device, and then confirm. If there's more than one HID-compliant touchscreen device listed, perform steps 2–3 for that one too.
    Screenshot of the Device Manager menu that lists the hardware associated with the device