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When typing, the cursor jumps all over the page

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by txstoby548, Feb 2, 2011.

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  1. txstoby548

    txstoby548 Thread Starter

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    I am running Windows 7 home premium 32 bit. When I am typing, whether it be on a message board, chat or in word, the cursor will jump anywhere on the page. Often this causes a mess and takes time to delete and replace. There is no rhyme or reason and it happens every time I attempt to type. i hope there is a fix here. I am on a Lenovo laptop computer. Thanks
     
  2. PedroHin

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    Before I even finished reading your post, I was going to ask if you are on a laptop.

    Is it possible that the heel of your hand is brushing the touchpad while you type?

    I used to have it happen to me until I got so sick of it that I disabled my touchpad, and use a mouse pretty exclusively
     
  3. txstoby548

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    I guess it is possible but the problem is getting much worse and I had another laptop prior to this one where that was never a problem. I will try to pay attention to your suggestion.
     
  4. Elvandil

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    Go to Control Panel > Mouse and try changing the checkbox about hiding the cursor while typing.
     
  5. txstoby548

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    thanks I will try that
     
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