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My Dell Inspiron 6000 notebook computer curser "jumps around"

\015 I have this problem constantly while typing emails----the curser jumps back to a another line or just disappears completely, In fact I am having the problem now and I am typing each word VERY SLOWLY!!\015\012\015\012Any ideas as to what is causing this?? Would appreciate any hints\015\012you may have.\015\012\015\012I am using Compuserve with Internet Explorer.\015

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I frequently have the same thing when using a Dell laptop. The problem MAY be with the touch pad. Without noticing it, my thumb touches the pad and away goes the cursor!

So try this: Open the control panel and go to mouse. Look at the top for Touchpad. There is a setting in there for sensitivity. Reduce the setting so that you need to apply more pressure on the touch pad to move the cursor. Test it a few times to make sure it is still functional before closing the control panel. Then try typing something in a word processor and see if it is any better.

Good luck, and please let me know if this helps.

~ Spoem
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