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When I type, my cursor skips around..making the computer almost unusable. Is it on some sort of setting?

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Is this a laptop? your hand might be touching the touchpad and causeing your mouse to jump around.

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I have a hp pavillion dv 9700 i upgraded it with windows 7 and my mouse keeps jumping around all over while im typing. It did do this before when i had vista and I think that i downloaded a driver to fix...


Hi,
I believe I can help in what you are experiencing with your jumping cursor concern. you mentioned that you downloaded a driver, try downloading touch freeze, google it it will give you links where to download it and it is free, this should fix your jumping cursor issue
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any of the links will lead you to the downloads page for the application.
once downloaded this is what you should see on your task bar, see image below. an icon of a touchpad with a check mark on it.
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Hope this helps with your touchpad concern, Have a nice day.

Mar 25, 2011 | PC Desktops

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Whenever im typing and hit the spacebar the cursor skips. its driving me nuts. pelase help me.


Hi,
Could be something wrong with the spacebar on your keyboard. Try another keyboard and see what happens.

Hank

Aug 04, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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Cursor errors when typing in yahoo search bar


open yahoo thro.othet other engines like bing

Jun 30, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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Jumping cursor whilst typing on an acer aspire 5315


Is the touchpad active?
It is common that users accidently touches the touchpad while writing and this causes the cursor to "jump"...
Another possibility is that the "TAB" key is jammed...

May 05, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Cursor jumps


Set the sensitivity for the touch-pad to a lower setting.

Jan 17, 2009 | PC Desktops

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When playing 3d video games, the cursor for the mouse skips alot, and is very jumpy


This is a common problem. It is most often solved by added more RAM (memory) to your computer, and a higher video card such as a 256mb Vid card or better.

Jul 22, 2008 | Acer PC Desktops

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Suddenly the cursor moves back to a previous line and continues typing making a joke of what I'pingm typing (see it just did it)


make sure the mouse cursor is further down the page from where you are typing. If your text continues over the arrow of the cursor and any static electricity or touch is detected by the glide pad of a laptop or S.E. from a mouse it will move the text cursor to where the mouse cursor is.

This is a continual problem with sensitive computers.

sorry there is no permanent "FIX"

Jun 04, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Cursor failure


Solution one:

it may be that your mouse is failing and you may need to to buy another, logitech,microsoft etc are very good mouse brands but cost around 30 - 80$. laser and wireless mouses work very well with desktop pc's. but however, if you do buy a new mouse and it does the same thing.


Solution two:

go to you mouse settings and disable "hide cursor while typing" this is a common mistake for mouse settings.

hope this helps you.

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