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The cursor moves by itself during typing. It jumps to a position and I find myself typing in the wrong place.

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have a new Acer Aspire 4710G,and it is beautiful.

    The only problem is the cursor keeps skipping when i'm typing!


  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    mines does the exact same thing



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I have found this is usually the small button in the middle of the keyboard (mouse button) I have tried some software to remove this problem but it did not on my laptop I ended up carefully removing the key board and disconnecting the two wires that go to the button My cursors kept moving across the screen

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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    Doug Simmans Sep 05, 2014

    I had this with a Sony and the only way to stop it was to disable the mouse pad and use a usb mouse instead. I think with some laptops the are around the edge of the mousepad is very sensitive so that if you brush the sedg with your palm while typing it causes the mouse to place the cursor at the position that you last moved it to.



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