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My Acer laptop Aspire 7520-5185 the cursor jumps around all over the place when I'm typing in any program. It has done this from day one.

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    Lacerz Jun 04, 2010

    Hello, Please remove your battery and start this unit up only with the A/C power chord connected - Does it behave any different after that ?

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For the Alps touchpad you need the newer version driver 7.2.302.105you can download here http://drivers.softpedia.com/progDownload/ALPS-Touchpad-Driver-72302105-Download-80506.html

Posted on May 02, 2011

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Hi there!!!

A program called touchfreeze will automatically disable the touchpad as you type... it can be downloaded from this link: http://touchfreeze.googlecode.com/files/TouchFreeze-1.0.2.msi

Hope it helps!

^_^

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/downloads/list

Touch Freeze will disable the touchpad when you start typing. I have not used it, but give it a try.

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