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Jumping Cursor when in word or gmail my cursor will jump from place to place randomly. I am surprised I have had no issues while writing this!

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Sounds like it needs updated software or firmware for mouse or touchpad.

Posted on Apr 27, 2013

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Try this software:

http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/downloads/list

Touch Freeze will disable the touchpad when you start typing. I have not used it, but give it a try.

Also, your touchpad could be wearing out or a driver reinstall could be in order. My wifes Toshiba had a bad touchpad and the cursor would jump all over the place. I disabled it and she now uses an external mouse. No problems anymore.

Posted on May 15, 2008

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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.)

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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control panel keyboard settings make sure all your settings are correct
then control panel and mouse or pointer settings make sure there correct

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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I have suggested in the past that people with this type of problem download Intellipoint Mouse software, from Microsoft.

It's a free download, and so far, I have had a good rate of this solution working.

Here is the download page from Microsoft.com,
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=EA22BD62-4873-406A-BBBE-C587D35A53BF&displaylang=en

Posted on May 13, 2009

leecom72
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SOURCE: When typing on my HP notebook (Compaq 6910p) I

Hi,
The sensitivity of the touchpad maybe too high, this is a common problem and can be easily sorted.
Go into the control panel and select mouse, there you can set the sensitivity of the pad.

See if that helps any!!!


Good luck.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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