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Cursor jumping while typing

Cursor jumps while typing. usually makes it 60-70 characters before moving. Characters include spacebar. troubleshooting--Cleaned keyboard, no change. Lessened sensitivity on touchpad/internal mouse, no change. Help? must type research paper and this really slows me down. Thanks

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Turn off touch pad while typing.

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

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Someone has remote assistance to your computer. Go into Control panal and turn "Remote Assistance" off

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your dell laptop are supposed to have a program on touchpad, if you dont have that in your system then the touchpad is jumping

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Go into the control panel and then the keyboard icon. You can control the speed in there such as the repeat rate, repeat delay, and cursor blink rate.

Also go into the mouse icon in the control panel and you can control the speed and such in there to since thats worth a shot.


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Reinstall the Mouse Drive rplease and it should work.

Please write abck if you still face problems.

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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Computer makers need to get their act together, fix this problem and notify all us. I have three laptops that do this. Goodbye Windows, goodbye Intel....Hello, Mac!!! Warrenh2010@hotmail.com.

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