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Cursor jumps around screen when typing

I Get the exact same problem. I am typing a normal letter and next thing the cursor has inexplicably jumped to a differant part of the screen. I turned off the middle touch sensor (thing in middle of keyboard that allows you to move the cursor). Sometimes its like the whole keyboard is sensitive to your hand movements like the touch pad and can make changes simply by waving your hand over it!

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

Touch Freeze will disable the touchpad when you start typing. I have not used it, but give it a try.

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