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by: dbadger February 22, 2005 7:03 PM PST

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Cursor Jumps Around Screen

by dbadger - 2/22/05 7:03 PM

A new problem has cropped up on my computer. My cursor suddenly jumps to previous parts of the document I am typing in at random times. I could be pecking along and all of a sudden the blinking cursor jumps several lines up the page (always up) and I end up typing in the middle of previously written words.

I cant find any rhyme or reason for this. It happens at random times in Word and Internet Explorer/Firefox, and I have seen no commonalities between keystrokes. I have updated my virus definitions and run complete scans with nothing found. Ive also scanned the computer with Spyware Doctor.

Can anyone shed some light as to why my cursor is suddenly jumping or how to fix it??

Im using a Dell Inspirion Laptop with Windows XP SP2.

Thanks!

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