Friday, January 21, 2011

Windows 7 and cursor jumping when typing

I’ve found that the cursor moves around a lot and unpredictably when I type fast in Word, within Blogger, or even key in a URL into a browser, in Windows 7, both on my Dell XPS (fitted with W7 pro) and less so on a Toshiba notebook with Windows 7 Starter.  It doesn't happen if I slow down and save frequently. I wonder if it is worse on laptops that had been converted to W7, or it if goes away if you get a wireless keyboard accessory.

Here’s what I found out about it, in a forum. I’ll have to find the touchpad drivers and disable them for typing.  I don't think my palms touch the keypad.

Sometimes whole slices of text get deleted. 

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