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Cursor jumps back to previous text and volume control not working

I have had problems with this laptop since it was purchased in July 2008. Since then I have also noticed that the volume control doesn't work properly and is obviously faulty as it doesn't respond appropriately. The main problem I have, this one being the most annoying and frustrating, is that when I am typing any kind of document, be it email, word document, or simply writing on a website forum, the cursor repeatedly jumps back in the text. Even whilst I am typing this message the cursor has jumped back at least 6 times and I have had to go back and correct what has been typed. Its driving me mad!! Can anyone help please? I have read somewhere that you can disable 'tapping' in the mouse properties but I don't seem to have this option on my machine

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    Sorry but I have got exactly the same problem. I have reinstalled my Word and Excel software as at first I thought it was that. Whilst typing this the cursor highlight and area and removed it. Also when typing if I hit the spacebar to many times it moves the cursor downwards to the middle of the page even though its not the end of the document. I did try checking the Synaptics Device but its a pain also doing Fn +F7 to turn off the touch pad as suggested. Sorry not got an answer other than send it back. The bleeping thing just down it again, this time when I stopped for a minute to think.



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