Having problems with your Lenovo IBM ThinkPad T43 Notebook PC - Intel Pentium M 1.86GHz, 512MB DDR2, 40GB HDD, Combo, WiF ?

The pointer freezes or starts moving about without any reason, especially when my laptop is carried from one place to another


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This is not a software driver issue... many IBM and Dell laptops that have the 'trackpoint" aka pencil eraser head between the G and H keys of your keyboard that control your mouse cursor cause this problem

If your laptop has the TOUCHPAD and the TRACKPOINT cheap fix OPTION #1) is to remove the keyboard and cut the ribbon cable that attaches to the trackpoint. Voila ! Problem solved if you never use the trackpoint (most people use touchpad instead anyways) or you can use external mouse as well. Next option is more realistic for most people...

OPTION #2) Buy a new keyboard cheap on eBay. Search: IBM T42 keyboard. Easy to replace. See this link, easy for even a novice
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-46515.html

Hope that helps !
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