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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:14 am 
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I just installed Windows 10 on a L430 along with the synaptics driver. I only want to use the trackpoint and therefor disable the touchpad, however it turns back on after I reboot or log back in from sleep mode. Any thoughts?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:36 am 
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Go into the BIOS and there will be an option to disable the trackpad and to only use the trackpoint. It should be under the "I/O" or "Config" menus.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 10:12 am 
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brchan wrote:
Go into the BIOS and there will be an option to disable the trackpad and to only use the trackpoint. It should be under the "I/O" or "Config" menus.


I went through the whole bios and there where no such option :( I guess not all thinkpads have that option. Thanks though!

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:41 am 
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In that case, unplugging and removing the touchpad cable will also do the trick.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:35 am 
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brchan wrote:
In that case, unplugging and removing the touchpad cable will also do the trick.


Does the trackpoint buttons and touchpad each have their own cable?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:46 am 
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The touchpad and FingerprintReader have a combined flat-cable.
You could disconnect the touchpad on the palmrest's bottom.
The buttons seem to have their own plug-in connector.
See the second picture here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/262503928227

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