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Cursor randomly jumping to last occurance of a letter

When I am typing in word or IM screens my cursor will randomly just to the last occurance of a letter. For example it may just back to the "e' in example in this sentence. I have checked to make sure I am not resting on the keyboard but it still jumps around. Noticed it filling out job apps and forms on the internet as well.

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It is not a problem with your cursor, i think you didnt install the TOUCHPAD program of your Laptop that is why its jumping anywhere, install it to control your cursor on the screen.

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