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Trackpoint Malfunction the pointer will move by itself very rapidly and is extrenely sensitive. All of the settings are appropriate. How do I repair or take out the trackpoint for clean and repair?

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You are lucky that you have IBM machine. They provide a facility of RESTORE TO FACTORY SETTINGS.

Using it all such misappropiate settings will get cured and your machine will work like a BRAND new machine.

Also regarding your mouse sensitivity, you can go to CONTROL PANEL & then to MOUSE settings & there you can customize your mouse settings (sensitivity also).

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Many IBM and Dell laptops that have the 'trackpoint" aka pencil eraser head between the G and H keys of your keyboard that control your mouse cursor cause this problem

cheap fix OPTION #1) is to remove the keyboard and cut the ribbon cable that attaches to the trackpoint. Voila ! Problem solved if you dont mind using an external mouse, but next option is more realistic

OPTION #2) Buy a keyboard cheap on eBay. Search: IBM 600 thinkpad keyboard. Easy to replace. See this link, easy for even a novice

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/LWIK-3SYPX2.html

Hope that helps !

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