Slow Cursor Speed

  robm1 17:31 29 Jul 2006
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I have a fairly new HP laptop. The cursor moves only very slowly when I try to move it around on a Word document. There is a slight delay before the cursor moves. A work colleague has the same laptop & the cursor moves around a lot quicker on his machine. I have altered the blink rate of the cursor but it makes no difference to the movement speed. The cursor's speed is much quicker in Excel

  ArrGee 17:49 29 Jul 2006

Has this only just started happening? Was it like this when you first aquired the laptop? Has this begun happening since you installed a new application? Are you using a mouse or the touchpad? Have you mad sure you have the latest drivers? Questions questions questions!

  robm1 18:26 29 Jul 2006

Hard to remember, but I think the speed has been the same since day one. I usually use both the touchpad and a mouse. I sometimes press CRTL and the arrow keys for speed but it's a nuisance. Thamks for the idea about the drivers; I'll check.

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