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Hi, I have a toshiba tecra a1-137. While typing, the cursor often jumps from one line to another. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Tecra R840 jumping cursor


You may want to consider disabling the touchpad all together while typing for extended periods.

Jan 10, 2014 | Toshiba Tecra 8100 Notebook

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Jumping Cursor


If you experience a jumping cursor where it jumps from one line to another, go to this link and download the driver for ALPS pointing device. This is from Toshiba (thanks to them for having the most updated touchpad driver) but regardless of your computer, IT WORKS!!!

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/download.jsp?ct=DL&soid=2475604&ref=EV

After downloading the driver
>Go to Control Panel
>Open Mouse icon
>Go to Advanced Tab
>Click on the Advance Configuration Button
>Mark the following options with a check:
>>disable tapping
>>disable pointer movement
>>disable scroll function
>Click Apply
>Try typing on a word pad

on Aug 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Jumping Cursor on ALPS Touchpad?


If you experience a jumping cursor where it jumps from one line to another, go to this link and download the driver for ALPS pointing device. This is from Toshiba (thanks to them for having the most updated touchpad driver) but regardless of your computer, IT WORKS!!!

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/download.jsp?ct=DL&soid=2475604&ref=EV

After downloading the driver
>Go to Control Panel
>Open Mouse icon
>Go to Advanced Tab
>Click on the Advance Configuration Button
>Mark the following options with a check:
•disable tapping
•disable pointer movement
•disable scroll function
>Click Apply
>Try typing on a word pad

on Oct 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Jumping cursor of a


Hi! I think youre probably having a jumping cursor where the cursor jumps from one place to another while typing an email or something. You may got to control panel - hardware - mouse then look for the check box that you can tick on that says "Tap off while typing" and this should fix the problem. Thanks for visiting FixYa.com!

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How to install internal bluetooth card in toshiba tecra M2


  • Hi, there are two areas to view; the first, go to and Type in the Search window Bluetooth, next if you have the "Toshiba Application and Installer software?" Type: toshiba, if the (TAI) software appear in the search, open and "Install" Bluetooth device. If the solution helped, "rating it is appreciated, thanks"

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When I type my cursor continually jumps around to different lines


Well, you could try this...
Go to Start>Controlpanel>mouse>pointer options. At that page tick "Hide pointer whilw typing"
Hope it works for you:)

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My cursor jumps ever time i try to type and will jump to another line, like now, it jumped to, "and will"


I thought the problem was fixed but I spoke up to quick.

The problem with the cursor jumping to another line, continues.

The $9.95 I payed was for not.

I can't type this without the cursor going to another line I
have already typed.

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While typing an email the cursor will jump back a few sentences


I recently acquired this problem after having my computer serviced. I have been using it for over a year with no difficulty. I read somewhere that this is a microsoft problem, one of their service packages. The question is, which one?

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Erratic cursor


It happens with both? Sounds like it may be a driver or motherboard issue.

Check the HDD for errors with Checkdisk (Start -> Run -> cmd -> Ok -> chkdsk /f
Try redownloading the touchpad/mouse drivers from the Toshiba site

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Cursor jumps around


Try this software:

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.

Also, your touchpad could be wearing out or a driver reinstall could be in order. My wifes Toshiba had a bad touchpad and the cursor would jump all over the place. I disabled it and she now uses an external mouse. No problems anymore.

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