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Curser moves my page left to right

I have a gateway T 1625 with Vista Home premium 32.
A small slider device pops up and sticks to tip of my curser (horizontal rectangle about the size of a large grain of rice with little slider bar inside )and makes my page move left to right. It is not limited to any program. It does it in documents, browsers, paint shop pro when I am creating, picture viewers when image is larger than screen. Im sure it is some kind of application from either microsoft, gateway, or my mouse settings from Synaptics. I want it to go away!!!! Help me get rid of it, turn it off, uninstall it, whatever!!!

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    There is no option in the Synaptics properties for what I am describing, already been there. STILL NEED HELP SOMEONE!!!!!!!

    It looks kind of like this [ [ ] and it appears at tip of my curser. The little thing in center is some kind of horizontal slide.





  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    No only one Synaptics is installed

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This sounds like the functionality of the mouse pad, in the better mouse pad drivers, there is an area designated for scrolling, usually up and down is on the right edge of the pad, and left and right is on the top. You should be able to turn this off in your mouse drivers, with these drivers almost always comes a little icon on the bottom right corner of the screen, double clicking this or right clicking should bring you some options.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

  • WebKill Mar 13, 2009

    It defiantly sounds like the driver for the mouse pad, the functionality may be called gesture control. Take a look at the add/remove programs component in your control panel, do you see more than 1 touch pad install?

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