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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nikipower, Jan 2, 2011.

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  1. nikipower

    nikipower Thread Starter

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    Hi I really want to post this message but I have no experience of forums and call me stupid if you like but I cant find the place where I can post my message, so this is it:

    Im at Uni and I have to write a lot but when writing my mouse often drifts off. I know Ive seen a lot of postings similar, but I think perhaps this is different. When I find where my curser has landed it has often taken my text and there is a lot of my which sometimes deletes itself. I realise that this must be something Im doing but is there anyway you know of to switch off the drifting mouse. I only really noticed this drifting mouse when I bought this laptop a year and a half ago. Before I had a very old Compaq Armada with Windows XP and my mouse never drifted. I really need to sort this irritating problem out soon as it is causing me to waste a lot of time trying to find the curser and often retype my stuff.

    If you cant post this on a blog or forum or whatever you call it can you let me know how I can find that part of you site and do it myself.

    Happy New Year

    Niki
     
  2. AnthonyLordi

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    Are you perhaps touching the "touchpad" with your palm while you're typing?
    If that is the case, there are usually sensitivity options and safeguards against palm touch.
     
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