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Cursor jumping around when typing on mylaptop

When typing the curser jumps around and types between words previously typed

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Open the word documents and press CTRL + *

Let me know the result.

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You need to adjust the sensitivity of the touchpad

In the TouchPad Properties window you can access additional TouchPad preferences.

»To access the TouchPad Properties window, use the TouchPad to select Start > Control Panel > Printers and Other Hardware > Mouse > Device Settings, and then select the Settings button.

(If you follow this path using an optional external mouse, the TouchPad Properties window may be unavailable.)

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Hi. this could be a virus but more likely, with out realizing it you are touching the mouse pad on your laptop. Joe

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I have had this same issue. I realized one day that the palm of my hand was touching the track pad intermittently. Some of the HP laptops have super sensitive track pads. Mine actually has a button that disables it for typing. let me know, if this helps.

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