How To Disable Touchpad On RCA Viking Pro

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  1. kkorsmo

    kkorsmo Junior Member

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    I cannot type on my keyboard dock without touching the mouse and messing up what I'm trying to type. When I google how to disable the touchpad, it tells me there is a button in the top left of the keyboard dock that should be above the 3 that disables the touchpad, but none of the buttons I press on my dock work and I don't have a button that has an icon that looks like a square. I have a RCA Viking Pro. Can anyone tell me how to disable the touchpad? Thank you.
     
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    After searching for software solutions, I decided to try a hardware approach. This isn't so difficult but takes a bit of care. Take all of the sccrews out of the bottom of the keyboard and take note of which holes they come out of - there are three different sizes. Once the bottom metal plate is removed, find the small ribbon cable on the back of the trackpad. Flip the small black bar on the white connector up with your fingernail and the ribbon will come out of the connector freely. Reassemble the keyboard and the trackpad is fully disabled while the keyboard continues to work perfectly.
     
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    Coby Kyros 7127, Nexus 7 (2012), RCA Viking Pro 10.1
    I have an RCA Viking Pro on order but haven't received it yet.
    If the trackpad gets in my way while typing, I will try putting a thin plastic or leather sheet ontop of it to block it from receiving touch inputs. I bet that'll work.
     

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