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    Dell Studio 1558

    I have a Dell studio 1558 running Win 7 Enterprise and have a very frustrating problem with it and need some help. I contacted Dell support that was a joke. What's happening is when you are trying to type an email the cursor will just jump to wherever it ends and if you don't watch it closely you will be over typing from wherever it ends up. This isn't a virus as it does it from a fresh re-install and I also had this problem with an Acer lap top and is the reason I bought this. This is a very, very frustrating and I have wanted too jump up and down on it laughing madly. Any help will be greatly appreciated in resolving this issue.

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    Have you tried to update the keyboard drivers. Perhaps Dell have updated drivers. I know Sony did update my laptop keyboard drivers. Good Luck!
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    The usual problems of this type (ho-ho!) are caused by inadvertently brushing the touchpad with your palm(s) when typing. Have a look in Mouse (or perhaps Touchpad) in Control Panel, and see if there is an option to turn down the touchpad sensitivity, or "off when I type", or just off altogether. (The settings vary, annoyingly, by the make of touchpad.)
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    That is so true. Sony also updated the Touchpad software (They use Alps Touch Pad I believe) that supplied more flexibility to adjust the Touchpad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iceman45 View Post
    I have a Dell studio 1558 running Win 7 Enterprise and have a very frustrating problem with it and need some help. I contacted Dell support that was a joke. What's happening is when you are trying to type an email the cursor will just jump to wherever it ends and if you don't watch it closely you will be over typing from wherever it ends up. This isn't a virus as it does it from a fresh re-install and I also had this problem with an Acer lap top and is the reason I bought this. This is a very, very frustrating and I have wanted too jump up and down on it laughing madly. Any help will be greatly appreciated in resolving this issue.
    There was an update for the mouse pad driver's hopefully it cures the problem up. I don't think I was inadvertently touching it. sometimes I would just let it sit and it would change its X Y position. Thanks to all.

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    Iceman, hope it works for you. It sometimes is not obvious what's happening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Myers View Post
    Iceman, hope it works for you. It sometimes is not obvious what's happening.
    It seems to have worked. Thanks much appreciate it.

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