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HHi this isn't earthlink related but I desperately need help when I open up IE and go online I start to browse and while I am moving my mouse/touchpad it will highlight links and they will POP OPEN wi

While I am moving my mouse/touchpad it will highlight links and they will POP OPEN witnout trying to open it with out me trying to open it I hope you can help me with this

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Re: hHi this isn't earthlink related but I desperately...

It may be set to be over-sensitive to touch - Open Mouse settings in your control panel and look for touchpad sensitivity settings.

If that doesnt help you probably have a sticky mouse button and the touchpad will need to be replaced.

What brand and model laptop do you have?? Some are prone to sticky buttons.

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My Asus Q500A-BHI5N01 touchpad won't let me scroll with the two finger gesture. The mouse works fine, but the touchpad isn't nearly as responsive as earlier. This is a new computer, less tha

Open the touchpad software, ASUS Smart Gesture, adjust sensitivity. Asua support :

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Why does it not have a touchpad? Maybe the touchpad driver is not installed or the touchpad has been disabled or is toggled off.

First off, you can always use a usb mouse instead of the point stick.

Click Start/Control Panel and look for the Mouse and open it to check the mouse properties. Make sure you don't have the touchpad disabled.

Some models will allow you to toggle the touchpad on or off by clicking on the button that is located at the top of the touch pad in the middle.

Some models will allow you to toggle the touchpad by tapping twice in the upper left hand corner of the touchpad.

Some models will require a keystroke to toggle the touchpad. Press and Hold the ALT or FN function key located at the lower left portion of the keyboard, then hit the key that toggles the touchpad. The correct key to hit will have the icon of a finger pointing at a square that represents the touchpad.

Try downloading and installing the touchpad driver.

Get online and got to In the google search box type: "IBM Support" or "Lenovo Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support). Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating system when requested. Download and install the Touchpad drivers.

May 15, 2012 | IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

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How do i adjust the sensitivity of my touch pad for my Toshiba laptop PSLB8U-05202F

1.Turn on the computer and log into Windows as normal. Open the "Start" menu and click on the option labeled "Control Panel."
2.Double-click on the icon labeled "Mouse.". The "Mouse Properties" window will open. Navigate to the tab labeled "Device Settings." Click on the button labeled "Settings." A window labeled "Properties" will appear.
3.Examine the left panel of the "Properties" window and expand the option labeled "Sensitivity." Click on the option labeled "Touch Sensitivity."
4.Reduce the touch sensitivity setting by moving the slider to the right, towards the "Heavy Touch" label. Experiment with different levels of sensitivity until you find one suited to your needs.
5.Click on the button labeled "OK" to close the "Properties" window; repeat with the "Mouse" control panel. Your new touchpad sensitivity settings are now saved.

Sep 14, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L305-S5908 Notebook

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Keyboard too sensative. Jumps to other pages while typing. E mails disappear while typing.

Go into the Control Panel and look for "Keyboard". Move the sliders for "Repeat Delay" and "Repeat Rate" to the left until it isn't so sensitive.
Usually this is from accidentally brushing up against the touchpad while you are typing. You can use a mouse rather than the touchpad, or you can crank down the sensitivity of the touchpad. It's settings are also in the Control Panel under "Mouse" or there might be an icon on the right side of your taskbar at the bottom of your screen to open up the properties of the touchpad.
Good luck! Post back here if you need more help.

May 26, 2011 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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My mouse pad in my computer wont work when i tap it

It will depend on what touch pad (and related software) is installed on the particular computer, but you will find the tap option under the Control Panel. Open your control panel, select "Mouse" There will be a TAB in the mouse properties called "touchpad" (surprise, surprise!) where you can toggle tapping on/off.

Hope this helps. PS: if you DONT see the touchpad option - you will first need to install the drivers/software for your touchpad. Most HP touchpads are the Synaptics Touch Pads - Find the drivers here: --> Click here!

Feb 07, 2011 | HP PC Laptops

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I think I clicked on the button that says Lock this Computer. and now my mouse is not moving. How do i fix this problem?

Firstly, Try a hard restart (Just hold down the power button until it shuts off)

If you mouse is still not working, you will have to use a external USB Mouse.

After a while, when this happend to me and I had used the USB mouse for about a week, the touchpad mouse started working again.

But, while you have the USB mouse plugged in, try searching online for a driver for your touchpad.

Hope I helped

Oct 31, 2010 | Acer Aspire 7720-6155 Notebook

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Our kitten walked over the keyboard of my emachine E430 (it was chasing the mouse). I had a web page open and a lot of boxes opened up. The only one I remember is turn on caret browsing. Now my touchpad...

this is for Firefox:
As you can see it contains a checkbox "Do not show me this dialog box again.". Imagine you selected this checkbox while turning "Caret Browsing" On. Now what would you do if you want to turn it off later?
Don't worry. If you selected the checkbox and disabled the confirmation prompt, you can re-enable the prompt using following simple and easy steps:
1. Open firefox and type about:config in the addressbar and press Enter. It’ll confirm, click on I’ll be careful, I promise! button.
2. Now type caret in the Filter box. It’ll show following entries:
3. The entry "accessibility.warn_on_browsewithcaret" would be set to false. Double-click on it or right-click on it and select "Toggle". It'll set its value to true.

4. That's it. Now Firefox will show the confirmation prompt again once you press "F7" key.

This is For IE:

May 18, 2010 | PC Laptops

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For the Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 notebook, press Fn + F9 to enable or disable the touchpad.

Hope this helps. Please take a moment to rate this solution. Thanks.

Mar 13, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook

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Laptop touchpad is left-clicking when it is touched.


Please reduce the touchpad sensitivity. that shld take care of teh issue.


Dec 09, 2008 | Gateway MT3705 Notebook

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The Internet Explorer issue could be a lot of different things, but the first thing I usually look at when someone has an IE that's acting flaky is whether or not they have a bunch of toolbars and add-ons installed.

Are you using IE 7.0? If so, go to Tools --> Manage Add-Ons --> Enable or Disable Add-Ons

Disable all toolbars.

If you aren't using IE 7.0, try upgrading to IE 7.0.

As far as the mouse issue... do you have an external mouse that you're using, or are you using the touchpad that's located below the spacebar? Sometimes people that are using a separate mouse forget to turn the touchpad off, and accidentally brush it with their hand, causing the mouse cursor to jump around or activate an icon and such.

Jul 25, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv2500t Notebook

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