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My cursor jumps around when I am typing. On Word or any one of my email sites

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Hi booghug,

Jumping cursor on your laptop can be fixed by any of the two options. It's either by adjusting some settings of your tocuhpad or by uninstalling/reinstalling it's driver.

Here's how:

  • Go to Control Panel and then click on Mouse.
  • Inside mouse properties look for the option that says, Tap off when typing.
  • Put a check mark on the box before this to enable.
  • Then hit on Apply then, OK. Restart your computer.
If after doing this you have noticed that you're still getting the same issue, reinstall the driver for your touchpad.
  • Click on th link to get the driver for your touchpad. Y410 Touchpad Driver
  • Look for Touchpad and underneath it you'll see drivers. Select the one for your operating system (ex. Windows Vista 32bit).
  • Then, click on download here.
  • Once the download is complete, install the driver for your Tocuhpad.
  • Lastly, make sure to restart your PC id the system prompted you to.
After reinstalling the driver do again the procedure in changing the properties for your Touchpad. This should resolve the problem. Hope this helps.

Thank you for using Fixya.

Posted on Mar 08, 2011

  • manjaly Jun 28, 2011

    I had this problem for ever. After a lot of frustration and research, what I found was, this is common error for all kinds of Windows laptops that have a touchpad.

    I found a work around, which was to install a utility called "touchfreeze" from Google code. This utility will lock down the cursor while typing and so will avoid the jumping around problem. This is a small utility that sits in the system tray and does not create any overload for the laptop and it does the job well.

    See this article for more details:


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