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Windows 7: Cursor Control

18 Jan 2014   #1

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
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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2014   #3

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?

My System SpecsSystem Spec

19 Jan 2014   #4
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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