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Keyboard problems Hi, I have a Dell laptop (Inspiron 1501). Ever since new it has had a problem when typing emails and such the curisor will jump around the email or into the subject box even when you type in either b or y. I might have other numbers that do it too. But, it will do it with these the most. Plus, to make it more frustrating, it doesn't do it every time. Usually when you are typing an email and trying to finish. You look up and realize it has jumped and you have been typing into a different place in your email. Frustrating to work with. Have been told this is a Windows XP problem by a computer friend. He also said that there is a Microsoft "Patch" to repair this. Can you tell me how to fix or how to find the patch to fix? I am pretty much not very computer oriented. So, any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Kim Buell (

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If I were you I'd get a really strong baseball bat and smash the sweet life out of it,then go get a decent computer.

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