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Touchpad Blocker disables your laptop's touchpad when you're typing so you don't accidentally click or move a long line of text. It stops your laptop's trackpad from getting in the way of your marathon typing sessions. If you suffer from this problem or have a trackpad that can be very temperamental, then give this neat program a try.

Touchpad Blocker shuts off your trackpad after it detects that you're typing. It sets it for a fraction of a second, but you can turn it off for as long as three seconds if you like -- though that turns out to be a lot longer than you think when you really need to access your trackpad. In addition to changing how long your trackpad remains off, you can change the sound Touchpad Blocker makes when it blocks a click, what keys you press to disable the blocker, and whether or not the program runs when your computer boots up. In addition to blocking accidental clicks, the program completely turns off your trackpad so you cannot even scroll. You can't use the button in the middle of your laptop if you have one, either.

This program delivers on its promise and does it quietly in the background so you can get your work done. If you're one of the many who accidentally deletes or relocates text while you're typing thanks to accidental touches, download Touchpad Blocker. It will save you precious seconds of work without throwing off your rhythm.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.0.0.71

Version 3.0.0.71: Windows 10 compatibility improved. Default time interval to block clicks changed to 1 second.

General

Publisher KARPOLAN
Publisher web site http://karpolan.com
Release Date April 12, 2016
Date Added April 14, 2016
Version 3.0.0.71

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Automation Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 457.09KB
File Name touchpad-blocker.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 42,673
Downloads Last Week 18

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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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