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My Sony laptop cursor jumps around when typing

\015 I have a Sony VGN-NR180E and when I start typing the cursor goes all over the place, sometimes it's so bad I can't complete full sentences. I used to think I was hitting the mouse but that's not the case. What can I do to fix this, is it an issue with the keyboard? It's out of warranty btw.\015

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Yes, you are accidently hitting the touch pad.
Trust me--that is what is happening. Some laptops have VERY sensitive touch pads. If you can disable the touchpad and use a mouse, do it. (that is what I do, as I suffered the very same problem.)
On one customer, I had to actually open the computer and disconnect the pad.
If you can't disable it (many new computers have some sort of switch to disable it, even if it's a combo of the Fn key and one of the special function keys, practice better hand position--raise your seat or lower the laptop to keep your wrists from drooping and getting your thumb near the pad.
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