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Windows 7: Cursor Control

18 Jan 2014   #1
shooter3650

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 Bit
 
 
Cursor Control

I lose control of the cursor/pointer while typing in word, Facebook chat and all other typing applications. I lost position several times while posting this inquiry.
While typing in Word, Facebook, chat, or any other spot my cursor will jump from itís current position to the last position the cursor was located, always in the middle of the sentence or off the screen or pulling up a new screen.


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18 Jan 2014   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven forums.
The blinking cursor is what you mean, along with the arrow cursor too? My first suggestion would be to unplug and replug both keyboard and mouse and/ or reboot the system.

Secondly you may have a bad mouse or keyboard, try a different one if possible.
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18 Jan 2014   #3
AmericanPharaoh

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

You indicated in your System Specs you have a Dell Laptop.

The issue could be related to the Touchpad.

Is there a USB mouse connected?

John
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19 Jan 2014   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Missed the laptop part.

Some people unconsciously touch the touch pad with a part of their hand(s) when typing.
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