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When typing on the keyboard of my HP Pavilion, at certain times, certain keys will make the cursor move to another location. Example, when typing this sentence, the cursor move back to previous words.

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Acouple people have had this problem the touchpad is very sensitive I would recommend you press the small button above it to disable the mouse when you are typing for a long time . you then can press that button again and it will let you move the mouse again. Im new on here so if my solution helped you please give some good feedback on my answer thank you

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Here you go:
Enter
The computer brings the cursor to the beginning of the next line. This key can also be pressed
to open a program after you have HILIGHTED* it. It will execute a command.
Shift ▲ Hold the shift key down and press the letter key you want to make a CAPITAL letter.
This key is also used to type the charters at the
top of some keys. Eg: Shift + 1 = ! or Shift + 2 = @
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show up on the upper right corner of your keyboard
next to the capital “A”. When caps lock is turned on it remains on until you press the Caps Lock key
again. When you press the Shift key when
Caps Lock is on, a lower case letter will be produced.
Space This key places one space every time it is pressed. (The long, unlabeled key at the
bottom center of your keyboard).
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down it will continue to delete so be careful).
Delete Deletes the character to the right of the cursor each time you press it.
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End Brings you to the end of the line the cursor is on.
Esc Located in the upper right corner of your keyboard. Cancels an incomplete command;
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Moves the cursor to the left one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor up one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Moves the cursor to the right one space each time it is pushed; does not delete the
character.
Moves the cursor down one line each time it is pushed; does not delete the character.
Insert Deletes the character to the right of the cursor and replaces it with whatever is typed on
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? *When an icon is highlighted (left click the mouse button one time while the cursor is pointing at
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the left of the item you wish to select. Press the left mouse button and hold it down while you
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Move the mouse, while holding down the left
mouse button, to the location you want to move the item. Let go of the left
mouse button.
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