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When I plug in the power cord, the cursor jumps all over the place. New windows open, cursor moves right in the middle of my typing. When I take the power cord out, it does not do it.

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I hope that you have an anitvirus installed in your laptop. if you have, try to update that online and try to scan your laptop for possible infection. else if this not worked. you will be forced to reformat your hard disk.

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