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Windows 7: Cursor jumps around - driver issue?


05 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 
Cursor jumps around - driver issue?

Hi I recently upgraded a friends laptop from Vista to Windows 7.

All went well but the cursor often jumps when you are typing so typed text means that letters are placed at the beginning or middle of a sentence - very annoying.

I think its a driver issue - I have the old Vista drivers - which are called TouchPad Synaptics - do you think I should re-install those?

How do I do that - just go to installed driver devices and remove and re-install or would it be enough to just install the old vista driver and hopefully it will overwrite the potentially corrupt/incompatible Windows 7 driver?

Thanks!

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05 Jan 2011   #2

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Click Start> Control panel> Mouse. Click Pointer Options. Under Motion move down one notch click Apply lower right and try.

You can then go down another step at a time. Balance with response of mouse. Too low the mouse gets sluggish. Usually three steps is max.

Mine I went down one to get rid of the jitters.

If a Logitech or similar after market mouse it may need its own driver. Logitech you need to go to their website.

If that doesn't work try to re install the Win 7 drivers.
If no go still then try the Vista drivers in Compatability mode if necessary.

Mike
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05 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
 
 

excellent advice

ill let you know how i get on
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