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Windows 7: Text cursor disappears in IE

18 Nov 2011   #1
ssbtech

7HP
 
 
Text cursor disappears in IE

Hello all,

Been having an annoying problem on various forums - the text cursor will disappear during typing.

Frequently when I try to move the cursor around with the arrows (or click to place it with the mouse) it will disappear and I have no idea where I'm about to type.

Anyone else come across this?


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18 Nov 2011   #2
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

If IE is not working properly, often a reset will fix it: Tools/Internet Options/Advanced/Reset.
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19 Nov 2011   #3
Imperfect1

 
 

When this happens to me I find that because I can no longer use the cursor, my only option is to press quickly on the Power Button to initiate a soft
re-boot. When the system comes back on, the problem seems to be solved.
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