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I beam jumps to location where the pointer is

When using programs like word or just typing (write now), the blinking beam jumps to the position where the pointer was. Sometimes it acts as I click on something when I didn't.

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When I type the cursor jumps back to the middle of the sentence and I constantly need to correct what I am typing, how do I fix this


Not sure which operating system you using but check your mouse pointer settings via;

Control panel>>hardware & sound>>Devices>>mouse>> pointer properties

Oct 13, 2014 | PC Laptops

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Dell pc pointer jumps while and after typing


Make sure your fingers/palms aren't grazing the touchpad as you're typing. What's probably happening is your hands are too close to the touchpad, making the computer think you're using the mouse, and thus jumping the cursor around.

Jan 18, 2014 | Dell Inspiron PC Laptops

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The cursor jumps around on my ASUS K501J notebook.


Step 1


1. Open Mouse by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware, and then clicking Mouse.
2. Click the Pointer Options tab, and then do any of the following:

To change the speed at which the mouse pointer moves, move the Select a pointer speed slider towards Slow or Fast.
• To make the pointer work more accurately when you're moving the mouse slowly, select the Enhance pointer precision check box.
To speed the process of selecting a choice when a dialog box appears, select the automatically move pointer to the default button in a dialog box check box.
To make the pointer easier to find when you move it, select the Display pointer trails check box, and then move the slider towards Short or Long to decrease or increase the length of the pointer trail.
To ensure that the pointer doesn't block your view of the text you're typing, select the Hide pointer while typing check box.
To find a misplaced pointer by pressing the CTRL key, select the Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key check box.

Change mouse settings
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-mouse-settings


Step 2


If you are using touchpad, try reducing the Touchpad sensitivity and check

1. Click on the "Start" icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select "Control Panel." Next select "Mouse" under "Hardware and Sound." You can also left-click the touchpad while the cursor is anywhere on the desktop. From that screen, choose "Mouse Pointers."
2. Select the "
Buttons" tab at the top of the dialog box that opens. This shows the type of touchpad device installed on your laptop.
3. Set the touchpad for right or left-handed use from this dialog box. You can adjust the double click speed of your computer as well. When you finish making any changes, click "
Apply."
4. Pick the "
Device Settings" tab from the dialog box now. You can see the touchpad for your Vista machine highlighted on this screen. Select "Settings."
5. Read the information provided in the next dialog box. It gives you options for tapping your
touchpad, using the buttons, scrolling, pointer motion and sensitivity.
6. Make any changes you want from the various topics. When you make a change, click "
Apply." Click "OK" when you finish making all your changes.
7. Do some work on your computer for a while, If the touchpad is still too sensitive, return to the "Mouse" menu and continue to adjust the settings until you get them just the way you want them.


Step 3

If the issue persists try to perform a clean boot and check whether the issue is still persists.

Follow the steps mentioned in the article given below.

How to configure Windows Vista to start in a "clean boot":

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Note:Once the troubleshooting is over, reset the computer to start as usual.


Also I would suggest you to keep in touch with mouse manufacturer

Oct 08, 2012 | ASUS K50IJ Notebook

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Jumping cursor on windows7


change ur driver, update os, and install antivirus, download reginout intel partner may fix it

Sep 03, 2010 | Sony VAIO Notebook

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My cursor jumps around while typing in word 2007. Help this is really getting bad. Please send me a fix asap.


Not sure on this but check your mouse if its logitech make sure you have the logitech software on your laptop.

Jan 08, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-4421 Laptop

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When typing the curser jumps to a different position


This is because you are touching the touch pad with your palms. when typing avoid contact with the mouse pad in your laptop. I hope this will help. Thanks.. Please rate this!!

Aug 16, 2009 | Acer PC Laptops

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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:)

May 06, 2009 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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Acer Aspire 7720 Notebook Keyboard Problem


Yes there is a fix for this issue. Try the following

1. Open control panel
2. Click on "MOUSE"
3. Click on "POINTER OPTIONS"
4. Uncheck "HIDE POINTER WHILE TYPING"
5. Click Apply
5. Click "OK"

Mar 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 7720 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron B130


Hello, this normally happens on laptops. I think that it is from the sensitivity of the touch pad. You would have to check the position of your hands when typing since when your finger happens to touch the pad unexpectedly, the cursor quickly jumps to where ever the mouse pointer is: As a result, whatever you type next will rather go there instead of your current position.
Hope that helps
Thanks

Nov 08, 2008 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

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Cursor jumps around


If your cursor moves erratically on the screen (for example, if it jumps around the screen, moves at varying speeds, or selects items on its own), perform the following steps:
  1. Clean the surface of the touchpad with a dry, soft cloth to remove grease, sweat, moisture, or other liquids.
  2. Adjust the sensitivity of the touch pad:.
    1. Click the Start button and click Control Panel.
    2. Click Printers and Other Hardware.
    3. Click Mouse.
    4. When the Mouse Properties window appears, click the Pointer Options tab. (Figure 1)
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      Figure 1: Pointer Speed
    5. Under Select a pointer speed:, click to move the slider bar closer to Slow.
    6. Click OK.
    7. Check to see if the touch pad still behaves erratically.
  3. If the touchpad still caused the cursor to behave erratically, attach an external mouse to your computer and restart your computer. Use the external mouse to see if your cursor still moves erratically.

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