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New laptop...when typing automatically puts curser somewhere else in middle of senten

when typing my cursor will move soemwhere else in the begining of my paragraph every time i write a sentence..this is on a gateway laptop with windows 7...why is it doing this....its sooo annoying to have to stop and delete some stuff then move cursur back to correct spot

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computer is like 3 months old

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Are you touching the touch pad while typing? I have done that before. That is why I switched to a regular mouse.

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Are you touching the touch pad while typing? I have done that before. That is why I switched to a regular mouse.
What he said.

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I've got a Dell and it does something similar. I'm a pretty fast typer and when I get going, it's almost like I type shortcuts to things like printing and emptying the recycle bin. It's a 3 months old with Vista, which I think is half the problem

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I was just going to say the same thing haha. My hp has a button so I can turn off the touchpad when i want to.

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maybe i am touching the pad who knows..ima try and be more careful and see if that works

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Go to the icon for the touchpad in the taskbar or through device manager and set the sentivity for the touchpad to be less sensitive, my dell does the same thing and I had to play with the setting for a while to get it where I like it. Hope that helps.

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You should be able to turn it off. Just get a small wireless mouse or trackball way better.

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