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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by wguido, May 25, 2004.

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  1. wguido

    wguido Thread Starter

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    I will be typing, and then all of a sudden, it will just like jump back into what I was previously typing,...if that make sense....for instance, if I was trying to type this: My cat ran away today...it would turn out like this....My caway todayat ra...for some reason it will like jump back into what I was typing. How can I get this to stop?
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    Any clues as to what the hardware is? Remember we cant see what type of PC you are using from this end.

    One common cause relates to laptops with a "G Spot" pointer device (Small stub pointer beside the G key) that gets bumped while typing.
     
  3. wguido

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    I have a dell inspirion 2650 laptop, no stub..i have a touch pad. using Windows XP...
     
  4. wguido

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    It still keeps jumping back...it is so weird, and SOO ANNOYING! HELP!! PLEASEEEEEEE!
     
  5. angel

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    I've had that prob many times using laptops with touchpads. Somehow my palm or something ever so gently touches the toughpad just enough to be annoying as heck.
     
  6. popchaz

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    I have the same laptop and the same problem. I'll be typing away only to realize that the cursor is not where its suppose to be - it will have jumped to a different part of my text. Maddening! Please let me know if you come up with an explanation/solution. I always believed it was a faulty keyboard.
     
  7. Rich-M

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    That is a common problem with laptops and I have never known the answer. Using a regular keyboard and mouse makes it happen less often, but it still happens.
     
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