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Erratic mouse/pointer behavior

The mouse pointer drifts to sys tray and right clicks on clock.  Behavior occurs most frequently when trying to run things.  Have been to Lenovo's website and installed System updates, firmware and even Microsofts fix KB920295 without resolution.  IBM feels it's software related however hard drive was swapped between laptops and the problem stayed with the laptop.

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Re: Erratic mouse/pointer behavior

I ended up calling IBM support (after many calls to them) and since the Tablet was still under warranty I sent it out for repair and they ended up replacing the planar card. Tablet was returned and I have had no further issues with the mouse.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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