Question about Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard
Hi, This is an ol Acer travelmate 290. It quite suddenly starts skipping back at random while typing text ( like now !) to re position the cursor back a few lines ( so i find myself typing in the middle of stuff i've already typed!). Its irritating to say the least. A solution will be appreciated. Thanks.
My experience: cursor suddenly moving backward when i was typing, or moving somewhere else on the page. I would be typing and text suddenly would get highlighted. I followed someone's advice to disable the touch pad. Since I do have a mouse & key pad that was all i had to do.
HOW TO DISABLE THE TOUCHPAD FOR ACER 3680 AND OTHERS??? PRESS Fn +F7
Yep, it was that simple. At first I made sure i typed without my fingers or palms touching or near the touchpad. I noticed it seemed to stop or happen less. Soon as I disabled the touch pad all is back to normal. Yet I spent hrs trying to find out how and there were all these posts by people suggesting downloads and other more complicated things etc..
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
How do i disable scroll on touch screen
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
Yeah i had the same problem - i thought it was a mechanical failure on the laptop, but then I tried spacing my palms further apart when typing and the skipping disappeared
Posted on Jan 23, 2008
We encountered the same problem with my new 1 week old laptop. We fixed the jumping by taking the scroll off its because the touch screen is too sensitive. We bought a wireless mouse and disabled the scroll on the touch screen and no more cutting out or skipping .
Posted on Dec 30, 2007
Thanks...didn't think of that at all...fiddled around with the touchpad settings and it seems to have sorted the problem.TA
Posted on Aug 21, 2007
You're palm is hitting the touch pad. try reducing it's sensitivity.
Posted on Aug 20, 2007
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