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When i'm typing on my G550 the cruiser will suddenly move to another line. and no, i'm not touching the touchpad.

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Hi. You need to install a new touchpad driver for you touchpad. This is a common issue for this unit. you may download this driver to this link. Once you have it installed in the system. Go to the sysnaptics software and look for a box that says "tap off when typing". Put a check mark on that box then you are good to go.

Have a nice day!

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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