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Jumping cursor Me too - my cursor didn't jump on the thinkpad with the touch-point thing, but my hot hands were obviously affecting the touch pad on the Dell laptop. Now my ASUS eee's cursor jumps dreadfully! How do I disable the touchpad? I'd love to see if that solves the problem. Helen

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First, try to adjust the sensitivity for the touchpad in the control panel for the mouse. If this doesn't work you can just plug in an external mouse to disable the touchpad. If it still jumps, read the following.

This will involve opening the top part of the laptop. Usually there is a plastic piece holding down the keyboard. Directly above the keyboard. Use a flat head screwdriver to remove it.

Once you see the keyboard, then remove it. Just below that is the connection to the touchpad, undo it and just tape it to an area underneath the touchpad.

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