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selecting text I don't want

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by petef, Sep 19, 2008.

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  1. petef

    petef Thread Starter

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    On an irregular basis, in both Internet Explorer and Google Chrome, text is suddenly selected that I don't want selected, sometimes covering the entire web page. I can close and reopen the browser and the behavior stops, sometimes for days, sometimes only for hours.

    Any solutions out there are welcome. Thanks.
     
  2. SpyKiller112

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    Are you on a laptop? Your palm might be touching the mousepad without you knowing. I know this used to happen to me when writing papers. I would select text accidentally and then write over it.
     
  3. petef

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    I am on a laptop, but the mouse pad is disabled.
     
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    Maybe its a ghost then
     
  5. petef

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    What's a ghost?
     
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