Synaptics Touchpad - How To Disable The Hotspots And Gestures

September 2016

This article gives a solution to disable the hotspots and gestures of the Synaptics touchpad. Instructions:
  • Open the Control Panel > Mouse.
  • Select the Device Settings tab.
  • Click on the Settings button:


Disable the following options:
  • Hotspots include:
    • Locking Drags
    • Vertical Scrolling
    • Horizontal Scrolling
    • Chiral Scrolling
  • As for the mouse gestures:
    • Pinch Zoom
    • Two-Finger Scrolling
    • Rotating
    • Three-Finder Flick

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