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My mouse cursor does not move when I move my finger across my mouse.

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I'm assuming you're moving the whole mouse, and not just using something like a trackpad. Pick up your mouse, and turn it upside-down. If there's a ball, grab a can of compressed air, squirt it into the edges around the ball, and roll the ball around. If there's a piece of glass, there's supposed to be a red light, called a laser, coming out of that. If there is no light, you'll need to get your mouse replaced.

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Your index finger operates the Left Click and you middle finger operates the Right Click and Scroll Wheel.

The mouse, when moved in turn moves whats known as a cursor on the screen, it's that arrow.

Think of the cursor as your pointing finger.

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If there is a black square in the middle below the keybord, that is what is called a glidepoint. You just use your finger to glide the mouse arrow around inside of that box. The bars are for the mouse buttons.
If you are like me, I like to hook up a regular mouse via USB and use the regular mouse instead.

I hope that I have provided the correct information that will assist you in the resolution of this issue. If you have any questions, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Emachines Keyboard Model No. KB0511


Here you go:
Enter
The computer brings the cursor to the beginning of the next line. This key can also be pressed
to open a program after you have HILIGHTED* it. It will execute a command.
Shift ▲ Hold the shift key down and press the letter key you want to make a CAPITAL letter.
This key is also used to type the charters at the
top of some keys. Eg: Shift + 1 = ! or Shift + 2 = @
Caps Lock
Makes all letters CAPITAL letters. When the Caps Lock key is pushed, a light will
show up on the upper right corner of your keyboard
next to the capital “A”. When caps lock is turned on it remains on until you press the Caps Lock key
again. When you press the Shift key when
Caps Lock is on, a lower case letter will be produced.
Space This key places one space every time it is pressed. (The long, unlabeled key at the
bottom center of your keyboard).
←Backspace Deletes the character to the left of the cursor each time you press it. (If you hold it
down it will continue to delete so be careful).
Delete Deletes the character to the right of the cursor each time you press it.
Home Brings you to the beginning of the line the cursor is on.
End Brings you to the end of the line the cursor is on.
Esc Located in the upper right corner of your keyboard. Cancels an incomplete command;
it will also close an open menu.
Moves the cursor to the left one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor up one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Moves the cursor to the right one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor down one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Insert Deletes the character to the right of the cursor and replaces it with whatever is typed on
the keyboard.
↔Tab Moves the cursor to the tab marks and between columns.
Shift + print screen Prints what is on your computer screen.
Highlight (to select) To make the item stand out. To choose or select it.
? *When an icon is highlighted (left click the mouse button one time while the cursor is pointing at
the icon), the program has been chosen and the name of the icon will change color. When this has
happened, you may press the Enter key to open the program.
? *To highlight a character or characters, move the cursor, using your mouse or the arrow keys, to
the left of the item you wish to select. Press the left mouse button and hold it down while you
move the mouse to the right. Let go of the left mouse button and your item(s) should be
highlighted. Then you can choose what you want to do to the selected item(s) e.g. bold, underline,
delete, italicize, etc.
“Drag and drop” Move the cursor to the item, click the left mouse button and hold it down.
Move the mouse, while holding down the left
mouse button, to the location you want to move the item. Let go of the left
mouse button.
Cursor - The arrow on your screen. The mouse is used to move the cursor.
Let me know if this helped

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Suddenly the cursor moves back to a previous line and continues typing making a joke of what I'pingm typing (see it just did it)


make sure the mouse cursor is further down the page from where you are typing. If your text continues over the arrow of the cursor and any static electricity or touch is detected by the glide pad of a laptop or S.E. from a mouse it will move the text cursor to where the mouse cursor is.

This is a continual problem with sensitive computers.

sorry there is no permanent "FIX"

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