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ACER ASPIRE 5517 Notebook computer. Erratic cursor

ACER ASPIRE 5517 Notebook computer. Cursor is very eratic and jumps, skips and stalls when I try to move it via touchpad. Hitting the escape key fixes the problem for a short while. I have used Control Panel to adjust the cursir and touchpad, but problem remains.

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I have seen this problem in other laptops and the mousepad had to be replaced.

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