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Over sensitive touch pad, causes cursor to jump all over the LCD

For Sony Vaio Model PCG-792L

While typing, cursor can jump (frequently) to other words, sentences, anywhere, even can disappear of the screen. Also can highlight a few words anywhere, and of course if I type the next letter it deletes that group of words.
IS THERE ANY ADJUSTMENT FOR THIS? It's driving me crazy and greatly slows down my work.
Appreciate any help.
Frustrated fellow.

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  • gestaltkid Jan 02, 2009

    I appreciate your help. However, you can set the pointer speed in the "mouse settings" but that doesn't really effect the sensitivity of the 'touch pad'. Slowing it down helps only the slightest bit, but then I'm frustrated with a slow moving pointer.

    This was never a problem. This change seemed to happen over night, after a computer guy fixed other problems i was having, e.g. slow booting up, slow opening applications, slow website links, etc. He found lots of "foot prints" and installed business professional Norton anti-virus. Computer's performance was significantly improved. I mentioned this problem to him but he didn't seem to know what to do about it.

    (This problem happened twice as I was typing this response to you).
    Any other ideas. Are there any other settings available?

    Appreciate your help.
    Frustrated fellow.

  • tedheine Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem with my sony vaio mousepad. I've already turned off the tap function, and I've decreased the pointer speed like the previous person, but still I can be typing along and barely brush the mousepad and suddenly "Click" i go back a page and everything I've written is gone. This has caused me to nearly throw the entire thing out the window! Help!

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    Please help !!!

    My IBM Thinkpad T30

    The mouse pad -- the mouse double clicks if you lift your finger and put

    it down again. How do I stop this and make the mouse pad work like

    a regular mouse pad?

    -- Mike

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I am having the same problem on my acer running vista home premium.

    I really would like help in solving the problem.




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Try control panel and double click the mouse icon then settings you can adjust sensitivity there

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

  • Tom Arsenault
    Tom Arsenault Jan 02, 2009

    Under Start > All Programs, look for "Vaio Support Central" and click on
    "Vaio Central" TouchPad options are there.



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