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    Unhappy Help! When typing in data -cursor jumps out of entry field and goes somewhere else.

    When typing in data into word processor (Open Office) or into my email server-Thunderbird--cursor scrolls or jumps out of the entry field--goes to another screen. Driving me crazy.

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    If you are using a laptop, you could be brushing the touchpad. If so, get an external wireless mouse and disable the touchpad. Many laptops have a setting that disables the touchpad when an external mouse is connected.

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    I am already using an external wireless mouse, and also, I had already disabled the tap setting on the pad---the problem still continues to persist. For instance, if I am using Thunderbird, as I am typing it suddenly closes the window, and goes to another window that may be open or to the desktop. The same happens with word processor Open Office.

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    Did you try completely disabling the touchpad?

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    As per your suggestion I just checked off the box to disable the pad when an external device is plugged in--let's see what happens.

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