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When I'm typing the cursor jumps around and I find that the words have been inserted several lines back. I don't know if this is a laptop problem or what - it is happening whilst I'm typing this. Since I am a touch typist I don't tend to look at the screen while typing. Any help would be much appreciated. I am using a Samsung laptop but I am not sure of the model. Mandy XXXXXX
This issue is usually caused by the laptops touch pad.
Some models have a very sensitive touch pad so when you type it picks up on your hands and causes the cursor to jump around.
Not to worry though, I am going to give you an excellent free utility that will correct the problem.
Just go to the following link and click the blue downloads section link to start the download. Install the utility and it should correct the issue. Here is the link:
Once you get to the page click on the link that says TouchFreeze-1.1.0.msi to start your download. Make sure after you download it you allow it to run so you can install it. You may need to double click on the TouchFreeze-1.1.0.msi file to start installation.
Once it is installed it will solve the problem of the jumping cursor by automatically disabling the touchpad as you type.
If you need further help please do not hesitate to reply back and let me know.
I'm sorry but I am not happy with this reply - I am very experienced and I can assure you that it has nothing to do with me touching the touchpad. I have trawled the internet and seen that other people with the same problem have had it sorted by downloading drivers. I am not tech savvy and so did not want to risk trying that. I thought I would get a reasonable answer rather than one blaming my typing!
I am not at all happy - I am not touching the touchpad at all. But the cursor is still jumping about. It therefore has nothing to do with the sensitivity of the touchpad.
I have to say I'm very disappointed. How do I know if anyone else is going to reply?
The answers to your questions are:
The cursor jumps even if I don't touch the keypad
It has started recently
I hope you can help
Thanks very much - that has worked.