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Keyboard Cursor Jumping

Recently I started having some problems while typing on my Acer laptop....While I'm typing the cursor will sometimes jump back to an sentence above or between letters. I've done a search about this problem and mostly the answers I see are it's caused by accidently touching the touch pad. That's not the case here. I've had this laptop over a yr and the problem only started about 2 weeks ago.

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  • Anonymous May 02, 2008

    The cursor hopes around the screen, to front of line, a few lines above, etc. It is so frustrating

  • jwx2bb May 10, 2008

    A just recently bought and acer aspire 7520 and have had the problem from the get go. I also at first thought it was the touchpad but it is not. I did what the suggested and turned down the sensitivity on it. Still no help

  • estasino2003 Aug 16, 2008

    when i m typing the cursor jumps backto the sentences or above or between letters....what should i do?

    thank u for your response!

  • johnmurph101 Nov 25, 2008

    acer aspire 5315 laptop.. typing is irregular, not all the time but every so often it will jump forward/backwards or in to a paragraph so I have to stop and check every so often.

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    same problem on acer extensa 46302

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I am so frustrated while typing - but so relieved to know that it isn't just me!

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    me too with Acer 4930 - cursor jumps all over the page

  • madlizard5 Apr 08, 2009

    I have a HP Presario dv4000 which I've had for 3 yrs. now and about 3 months ago I noticed that the cursor will move to a different place in my text. It could move to the beginning of a sentence, in between words. There is no pattern. I've researched the issue and solutions such as changing the touchpad sensitivity were given. I've since tried that but didnt' think that was the solutions since I haven't changed that since I purchased the laptop and it just recently started jumping. What else can it be? I even restored the laptop to a time prior to the issue and that didn't fix it.

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    well this seems to be with all the Acer laptops


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I have been having the same problem for some time now with my Acer laptop and windows vista.
What worked for me was changing a Mouse setting in the Control Panel.
Go to Control Panel -> Mouse. Then go to the "Tapping" tab and make sure that the "Tap off when typing" box is Checked

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