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Mouse cursor moving by itself

I have the Compaq Evo N610C

I am using the touchpad and at random points the mouse cursor on the screen will move automatically to the left and then to the left corner. I disabled the touch pad to see if that made any difference and also the pointer (pad) afterwards but made no difference. I have also updated and reinstalled drivers. In fact for a different reason the entire OS has been reinstalled.

Mouse cursor keeps moving all over the sceen. It works ok.for 1 second then starts moving around. I checked for viruses it is clean. I tried another mouse still the problem.

mouse cursor moves by itself

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  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2007

    I have a dell P3 laptop and the same problem, mouse goes to the start button like the first time you install an operating system.

    Some time clicking on a program will stop it? very fustrating.

  • onthetarget Jan 05, 2008

    I have an HP dv5000 series. My cursor moves all over the place. While I'm typing messages, it will move backwards and I will end up typing over the words I've already typed. Sometimes, I end up clicking on parts of programs I don't intend to simply because the cursor moves. This is really starting to bother me.

  • workvsfish Jan 06, 2008

    I have a Dell Latitude lap top. About a month ago the cursor started moving by itself it goes left then to the top. When trying to move the cursor it does respond but to hit a square you have to do it on the fly. I have reverted to using ctrl sequences for all the commands I know.

  • fordedsel Jan 24, 2009

    Yes I have the same problem, you turn on the computer cursor moves by it self then work normal for about one minute then moves all over Compaq N600c Bob



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In windows xp go into start menu, then into control panel then click on appearance and themes, then move your mouse over to mouse pointers click on it , uncheck "enhance pointer precision, and click apply, that will stop the mouse from acting crazy, this will work with dell mouse pointers and most.

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