How to Change Four-finger Tap Gestures in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change the four-finger tap gestures in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad with multi-point gestures, you can change certain functions that allow that users to have quick access to several functions, including opening search, bringing up the Notification center, Play/pause, or activating the middle mouse button.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select itemchanging touchpad cursor speed, how to change touchpad scroll directions or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change the three-finger swipe gestures in Windows 11.

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How to Change Three-finger Swipe Gestures in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change the three-finger swipe gestures in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad with multi-point gestures, you can change certain functions that allow that users to have quick access to several different functions, menus, or certain actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select itemchanging touchpad cursor speed, how to change touchpad scroll directions or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change the three-finger swipe gestures in Windows 11.

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How to Change Touchpad Scrolling Direction in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change the touchpad scroll direction in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic a wired or wireless mouse actions.

By default, touchpad devices operate in a standard direction. If your touchpad device will not scroll the direction you like when using the two-finger swipe gesture, you can change that.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select itemchanging touchpad cursor speed or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change the scroll direction of your touchpad device in Windows 11.

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How to Turn On or Off Pinch to Zoom on Touchpad in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users stop to enable or disable Pinch to Zoom on touchpad to scroll in Windows 11. This feature uses your device’s touchpad and allows the option to zoom in or out of a picture by moving two fingers towards or away from each other.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic a wired or wireless mouse actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select item, changing touchpad cursor speed or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to enable or disable pinch to zoom on touchpad in Windows 11.

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How to Change Remote Desktop Port on Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change remote desktop listening port in Windows 11.

When you connect to a computer through the Remote Desktop client, the Remote Desktop feature on your computer “hears” the connection request through a defined listening port (3389 by default). 

The port 3389 is the universal default port for Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol which is known by basically everyone.

Windows allows users to change that listening port by modifying the system’s registry, and the steps below will show you how to do that.

Our previous post showed you how to enable remote desktop in Windows 11. Read that post if you want to use remote desktop connection in Windows 11.

How to enable remote desktop in Windows 11.

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How to Turn On or Off Drag two Fingers to Scroll on Touchpad in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users stop to enable or disable two fingers drag on touchpad to scroll in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic a wired or wireless mouse actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select item, changing touchpad cursor speed or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to enable or disable two fingers drag to scroll on touchpad in Windows 11.

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How to Change Touchpad Cursor Speed in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to change the touchpad cursor speed in Windows 11.

If you see your touchpad cursor or pointer shooting across the screen faster than you’re moving your fingers, it might be related to pointer precision. Windows allows you to change the touchpad cursor speed if it’s moving too fast or too slow.

Windows allows users to change these settings from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clickstap touchpad with a singer finger to single-clickenable two fingers on touchpad to right-clicktap twice and drag to multi-select item or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change a touchpad cursor speed in Windows 11.

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How to Turn On or Off Press the Lower Right Corner of the Touchpad to Right-click in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable press the lower right corner of the touchpad to right-click items in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic mouse actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clicks, tap touchpad with a singer finger to single-click, enable two fingers on touchpad to right-click, tap twice and drag to multi-select item or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change a touchpad setting on Windows 11 to press the lower right corner of touchpad to right-click items.

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How to Turn On or Off Tap Twice and Drag on Touchpad to Multi-Select in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable tap twice and drag on touchpad to multi-select items in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic mouse actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clicks, tap touchpad with a singer finger to single-click, enable two fingers on touchpad to right-click or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change a touchpad setting on Windows 11 to tap twice and drag on touchpad to multi-select items.

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How to Turn On or Off Tap Touchpad with two Fingers to Right-click in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable tap touchpad with two fingers to right-click items in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic mouse actions.

Windows also allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clicks, tap touchpad with a singer finger to single-click or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change a touchpad setting on Windows 11 to tap touchpad with two fingers to right-click items.

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How to Turn On or Off Tap Touchpad with a Single Finger to Single-click

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable tap touchpad with a single finger to single-click items in Windows 11.

If your Windows 11 device has a built-in precision touchpad, you can change its settings to allow click actions that can mimic mouse actions.

Windows allows users to turn off or disable these actions from the Settings app. If you have a mouse connected to your laptop and you rather use it, then simply disabling the touchpad actions will save you some annoyances.

Other settings one can perform on device’s touchpad are; turn on or off on-screen touchpaduse touchpad gesturesturn off touchpad clicks or disable your device touchpad altogether and more.

Below is how to change a touchpad setting on Windows 11 to tap touchpad with a single finger to single-click items.

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How to Manually Clear Windows Security Protection history events in Windows 11

This post showed students and new users steps to manually clear Windows Security Protection history events on-demand.

The Protection history page in the Windows Security app is where you can go to view actions that Microsoft Defender Antivirus has taken that includes, Potentially Unwanted Apps that have been removed, or key services that are turned off.

By default, Protection history only retains events for two weeks, after which they’ll disappear from this page.

However, instead of waiting for event logs to clear out, you can manually clear them out before the time they’re automatically removed.

Below is how to do that in Windows 11.

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