cursor keyboard touch pad very sensitive and cursor bounces around

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by petro, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. petro

    petro Guest

    just got a new compac laptop yesterday and the keyboard/touch pad is very
    sensitive. I can be typing along and all of a sudden a new windows pops open
    or my cursor jumps to another spot on the page as I am typing.

    I remember when we bought our other laptop earlier in the year I had to down
    load a patch to fix this but I can't find the patch anywhere on the vista
    website. Any suggestions?
    petro, Nov 29, 2007
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  2. You can turn the touchpad off while you are typing, or, assuming you may be
    using a mouse (plugged into a usb port maybe), you can just leave it off
    altogether, which is what I do at home.

    ps my touchpad on/off control is on one of the f(function keys) along the
    top of my keyboard. Do you have that too?
    My News Servers, Nov 29, 2007
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  3. petro

    gabby Guest

    I got a new laptop with Vista...the cursor went coul
    not type in a reply in email or any word doc, anything without it goin
    all over the place. I was about ready to throw it out the window.
    This is what I finally figured out.
    Go to Start and type Mouse in search block, then at top of the pag
    click on MOUSE under System:
    You can also adjust the speed that your cursor moves under POINTE
    This fixed my problem, hope it helps you.:
    gabby, May 20, 2008
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