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Jumping cursor Frequently during the typing of a document my cursor will jump to a completely different part of the document and until I lookup I'm typing in the wrong section. I'm not touching the internal mouse pad. Any ideas?

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Open touchpad properties, touchpad settings section, enable Touchcheck, set the slider to minimum setting Click OK
TouchCheck disabled the touchpad while typing

Posted on Jul 10, 2010

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