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When I type the cursor jumps backwards to another area at the beginning of the sentence. Frustrating.

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You are probably hitting the touchpad below the keyboard with the heel of your hand as you're typing. I do it myself sometimes, and many people I know who had the same trouble have found that was the cause for them as well.

What I suggest if you're doing a lot of typing is to disable the touchpad and use an external mouse. Then you don't need to worry about the touchpad, and a regular mouse is (at least for me, anyway) more comfortable for extended use. If the touchpad on your computer doesn't have an on/off switch near its top edge, you can disable it through the Windows Control Panel (or touchpad control utility if one is installed).

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