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Hello my cursor jumps around for no reason. How do I fix it

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Hello Sir,

Plz follow this step,

This is quite common and easy to fix!


Click the Start> select Control Panel> click Hardware> click Mouse.
Click the Pointer Options tab, and then do the following:
Uncheck the Hide Pointer While Typing.
Click OK to save.


Hope this helps you. Let us know either way. Make it a great day!

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