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My track pad suddenly stopped responding to my contact in attempt to move cursor. It is stuck in place in corner of screen. Ibook G4. Restarting computer did not change.

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My ibook g4 track pad works when i move it around the screen but i cannot click a link without having to use the button. how do i fix this.


More than likely, you have the preference for "tap to click" turned off. To fix this:
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  2. Click on the Mouse preference button
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did you change the logic board by yourself?
I'm afraid that the trackpad-connector is not properly installed on the logicboard...
then it is not a software issue.. ibook trackpad AppleNova Forums
- but you can use separate mouse on USB:
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Imac screen moves around with cursor


Is your screen image also magnified?
It sounds like you accidentally zoomed the screen, which you can do by holding down the control key at the same time you are rolling the wheel on the mouse. When you do that, the screen will follow your mouse so that you can access portions of the screen that have "zoomed off."
Hold down the control key and roll the mouse wheel until you have zoomed all the way back in. Alternatively, visit System Preferences / Universal Access and modify the Zoom options to suit yourself.

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Will you please try these.
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You can reset the pmu this might help to stable the display,this is only used as a last resort and not a possible solution.
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  2. Reset the power manager by simultaneously pressing and then releasing Shift-Control-Option-Power on the keyboard. Do not press the fn (Function) key while using this combination of keystrokes.
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Apple iBook G4 Track Pad (Mouse) not funtioning


I think the first thing you should do is make all updates. I know that in some versions of the iBook G4, the trackpad does not work after installing OS X 10.4 (Tiger) before you do the updates. Update your OS X first. secondly, does the button work? Does the trackpad show up in the System Preferences menu? (under keyboard and mouse). It's very unlikely that the trackpad came unhooked unless someone has opened up your computer. If they have, there is a really good chance that they didn't plug it back in, because it's a hassle and easy to forget.

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It sounds like you either may have a corrupt system or a faulty hard drive. Try reinstalling OSX with the system discs that came with the computer. You can still keep everything if choose the "Archive and install" option.
If this doesn't help, then I'd say the hard drive may have seen its last days.

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You may have installed something in the startup items folder that your mac isn't liking. 
When you turn the iBook on, press the shift key as soon as you hear the startup tone. hold it down until you see the gray apple screen. This will get you into safe mode, hopefully then you'll be able to fix whatever you did from there. If you are still at a loss, get in touch. 

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