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Cursor jumps around when typing. It will go anywhere in the document. Happens in all programs.

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  • criminaldefe Jun 16, 2009

    Its the laptop keyboard. not external

  • criminaldefe Jun 16, 2009

    What should they be or what should I change them to?

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What type of keyboard you are using (PS/2 or USB)? Is that a regular keyboard or multimedia keyboard? You need to isolate the problem. Please follow the steps below.

If you are using a USB keyboard:

1. Connect the keyboard into different USB ports of the computer.
2. Connect the keyboard into different computer.
3. Try using different keyboard to see if the problem will persist.


If that is a wireless keyboard:

1. Try replacing the battery
2. Connect the receiver into different USB ports.

Check the keyboard settings:

1. Go to the Control Panel > Keyboard
2. Adjust the keyboard settings and speed.

Hope it helps and have a great day!

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • Melvin Ramos
    Melvin Ramos Jun 16, 2009

    Okay, thanks for the information. Then you may want to check the keyboard settings under the Control Panel

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