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HP ZD8000 pavillion notebook...cursor issues

The cursor has been jumping around like mad when I type...I am not hitting the pad with my thumbs or hands...I removed the battery. I finally installed a new hard drive...to no avail. Nothing has helped. I have read that I need to unplug the keyboard, clean the plug and plug it back in. I cannot get the keyboard unplugged. Is there a trick to it?

Is there anything else you can suggest as to what the issue is with the cursor movement? I have not been able to use this laptop for months for anything other than gaming. I am ready to chuck it in the garbage!

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  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Alot of times with the ac adaptor there is some voltage leakage and that can cause the mouse cursor to jump all over the place. Boot up your laptop with just the battery and see if the mouse cursor acts normal. If it does act normal then that means another ac adapter is needed.

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You just need to replace the keyboard and or the palmrest assembly.

It's a hardware issue that's all.

Post another question to see if someone has a service guide for this model.

Or google to see if you can find one yourself.

Parts are relatively cheap and easy to find on eBay.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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