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Windows 7: I am having a weird problem on my laptop with Win7

18 Aug 2014   #1
reble

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
I am having a weird problem on my laptop with Win7

1st off I have a Gateway model MD2614U laptop, os Win7 home 32 bit, an amd turion dual core cpu running at 2100mhz, Total physical memory is 1.25 GB, The C hard drive is a 300 GB with around 249 GB free.
The problem that I am having was things like when I click on the speaker icon in the tray to bring up the master volume. I drag the volume up with the mouse, I let go and the volume drops back to zero by it self. This was happening in other prog's whether I use my wireless mouse or the built in touch pad. Also when I am typing in Note pad, Word pad, in a word processor or typing an email (it doesn't matter what I am typing in). I would be typing and I need to run the cursor back using the cursor arrows to make a correction. Random numbers, letters and char's will show up on there own in the line I just typed. Also when I am typing the cursor will on it's own jump to a line lower down on the page and the typing will take up there in the middle of a word or a sentence.
I pulled my wireless mouse because I found that the left push button on the printed circuit board went bad from all the use. The button was sticking in the closed position. The problems went away for a while (I am using the internal touch pad for now until I can buy a new mouse). The same problems have started up again. I don't know if this is a software or a hardware problem. Sometimes pulling the power cord and the main battery and let the laptop sit that way will fix it, sometimes it won't. I can wipe (the partition) on the c drive and reinstall everything if need be. Everything on this laptop is backed up in one form or an other on cd/dvd's and flash drives. It is just a pain to wipe and reinstall everything. Anyone have some ideas. The typing problems can be madding like when I am trying to wip a report, letter or an email out at the last minute when people are waiting on me.


Steve

k opens ( am leaving this "." [this period I didn't put in the line] in the cursor just jumped up 2 lines on it's own)
A PS when I am typing a email or anything in a word box that comes up on the browser. Like on a web page and a lin a box to send an email to the web page owner. crazzy things happen when I hit the shift and something (like the @). Also the size of the words and everything on the web page shrinks in size when I hit the Ctrl key to like copy and past. Right at this point in time the laptop is working more or less ok.


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18 Aug 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Try pressing F9. That stopped the cursor jumping around when I type on forums, such as right here. Or you can adjust the touchpad sensitivity. Seems just typing can trigger moving the cursor.

I have a Toshiba Laptop. Yours may not be F9. But there should be a setting to disable touchpad while typing.
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