Question about Toshiba Tecra M2V-S310 Notebook
While typing an email or word document the cursor will jump back into previously typed sentences. It seems to happen after I hit the space bar.
I recently acquired this problem after having my computer serviced. I have been using it for over a year with no difficulty. I read somewhere that this is a microsoft problem, one of their service packages. The question is, which one?
Posted on Dec 27, 2012
If you type like me, it's probably your wrist or the heel of your hand contacting the touchpad -- below the keyboard. An experiment to test this might be for you to cut a small piece of foam (like an old mousepad) and place it over the touchpad. Type away! If the cursor doesn't jump around, remove the foam and type a bit more. If the cursor jumps around, it's likely caused by contact with the touchpad.
I write from experience as I had a Toshiba Satellite A127 -- and found that my right hand would contact the touchpad and sometimes move the cursor around.
I hope this helps!
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