Evening Chaps, My Laptop PC is 5+ years old, and I've only really been using it in earnest since I went wireless recently. Over the past few weeks it's been doing very odd things - whether I'm typing on the browser, like now, when using Word, or even notebook. I'll be typing away, and the cursor seems to jump to another part of what I'm typing - maybe half way through the previous line of typing, sometimes back to the very beginning of the whole thing. I've up to date AVG and also anti-spyware. Has anyone experienced anything like this before? It's EXTREMELY annoying to say the least! Any one help please?
irishrapter, thanks. Yes, I DID think it possible that I was inadvertantly touching the pad, but am trying verrrry hard NOT to, so I think it isn't that.
laurie53, thank you too. Although the battery is still in the lappy, I never use it entirely on the battery - from the word go, I found it completely inefficient, it never really kept the charge for long, so I only use it with mains power. There doesn't appear to be any other problems with the laptop.
Hi skidsy, thanks. I'm in Device Mgr, and when expanding 'mice & other pointing devices' there is only one other thing visible - microsoft PS/2 mouse. I don't understand this, I don't USE a mouse with this - only the touchpad. Does this mean there isn't a driver installed for the touchpad?? When I click to update driver via internet, I next get a window asking to put in the CD that came with the lappy. Is this right??
Morning Chaps, Thank you. I DON'T actually use the 'tap ' on the touchpad - I only use it for positioning the cursor. I 'action' by clicking the left button next to the touchpad. Interesting 'aint it... Thing is, I didn't notice this over the years when i HAVE used it, only now I'm using it in earnest (who's he???) now I've got wireless connection.
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