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  1. #1
    Star Lounger
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    Dec 2009
    Sydney, Australia
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    Pointer disappears

    My pointer disappears for all applications maybe once every two or three days under Windows8 and Office 365. I have only found two ways to get it back - in Word, run a search to enter the navigation pane, or reboot. Others report that opening Metro can retrieve it or updating your computers chipset, but neither worked for me.

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    Silver Lounger
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    Oct 2012
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    Can you still use the pointer even though it's missing? In other words is it completely gone or is it just invisible and you can still reposition the cursor on a word document? If its the latter it is some overlay, such as you might find with charms and app switcher, malfunction. If completely gone its probably more of a mouse or touchpad settings or drivers issue more specifically than the computer's chipset as a whole.

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