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Cursor skips lines while typing

Hi, This is an ol Acer travelmate 290. It quite suddenly starts skipping back at random while typing text ( like now !) to re position the cursor back a few lines ( so i find myself typing in the middle of stuff i've already typed!). Its irritating to say the least. A solution will be appreciated. Thanks. Dell Inspiron 9300 with similar problem

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Reinstall the touch pad drivers restart the computer and that should fix the issue.
If still the issue is not fixed, check when you tap in the palm rest does the cursor jump around, replace the touch pad.

Let me know if you need further assistance.

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Kevin

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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Even though you may not actually ever contact the touchpad while typing, many laptops have the flat ribbon cable that connects to the motherboard under at least a portion of the keyboard. This can cause the touchpad to think it's been activated and make the cursor jump when keys are struck.

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

Before you're hasty to leave a negative rating for this response, keep in mind that this program may help hundreds of others who view this post. I've seen it cure end many people's woes who weren't actually touching the touchpad.

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HOW TO DISABLE THE TOUCHPAD FOR ACER 3680 AND OTHERS??? PRESS Fn +F7
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