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How To Adjust Your Touchpad Mouse Settings In Windows Vista

  1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Select "Control Panel."
  3. Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound."
  4. Now choose "Mouse Pointers."
  5. Select the "Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now.
  6. You can see the touchpad highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
  7. When you make a change, click "Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.

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how do I stop the cursor from jumping around while I'm typing


Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop For more Call us +1-800-204-4427 USA toll-free number

Jun 22, 2017 | Acer Aspire 5740-5255 - 18531

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I can't figure out how to change from right hand click to left hand. Please tell me how to do it. thanks


start run control panel mouse/ buttons/ configuration
press ok............
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Mar 27, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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hey i do not know how this will play out since it is sooo difficult to use my touch pad. I have a Dell Inspiron w/Vista Basic since yesterday my touchpad will not function very well. I lick my finger and try different ways to move the cursor but it is becoming impossible. HELP


  1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound."
  2. Select the "Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
  3. Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity.
  4. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.

Feb 18, 2011 | Dell F3534 Touchpad

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my cursor moves as i type what can i do


You seem to be brushing against the touch pad while you're typing. You need to adjust the sensitivity of that touch pad:
Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop. From that screen, choose "Mouse Pointers." Select the "Buttons" tab at the top of the dialog box that opens. This shows the type of touchpad device installed on your laptop. Set the touchpad for right or left-handed use from this dialog box. You can adjust the double click speed of your computer as well. When you finish making any changes, click "Apply." Pick the "Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings." Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes. Do some work on your computer for a while. If the touchpad is still too sensitive, return to the "Mouse" menu and continue to adjust the settings until you get them just the way you want them.

Jan 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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