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by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) July 30, 2010 3:26 PM PDT

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Help me cure my jumping cursor while typing!

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 7/30/10 3:26 PM

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Help me cure my jumping cursor while typing!


We have a new 2010 Dell Studio XPS laptop with Windows 7 and
are experiencing a cursor jump while typing. The cursor jumps
to a point above where it was during the typing (frequently
to the TO or CC line of an e-mail message). The jump is
unpredictable in terms of timing and position to which it
goes. When the jumps occur, we have not touched the touch
pad. This jumping occurs both with and without an external
mouse attached. Thank you all in advance for any advice you
can offer.

--Submitted by Mike T.

Here are some featured member answers to get you started, but
please read all the advice and suggestions that our
members have contributed to this question.

Jumping cursor --Submitted by rldunc
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3350275#3350275

JUMPING MOUSE POINTER --Submitted by GEO2003
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3348505#3348505

Jumping Cursor while typing --Submitted by mgmorgan01
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3348509#3348509

Jumping Cursor --Submitted by linda5674
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3348442#3348442

Jumping cursor while typing --Submitted by mbrice
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3348485#3348485

Check motherboard firmware version on Dell Support web site missophie212
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3349127#3349127

The Cure For Jumping Cursors While Typing --Submitted Mick.Jagger*
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7590_102-0.html?messageID=3348662#3348662

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