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2.2. Jumping Cursor



Jumping Cursor

 

Frequently laptop users or users with pointing devices integrated in keyboards have difficulty with the cursor jumping from one portion of the display to another. This occurance can be traced to two culprits. Most often it is fingers or palms brushing the trackpad/glidepad. Other times it is caused from a poorly fitting tip on the trackpoint. Sometimes the trackpoint can be moved as the keys around it are pressed.

Every user has a preference and all are adamant about their likes and dislikes for either the glidepad or trackpoint.  For that reason it is best to find the favored input method and disable the other option in the laptop's BIOS (refer to the manufacturer's instructions) or use one of the applications listed below to freeze input devices while typing.

Touch Freeze http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/downloads/list

 

Touchpad Pal http://tpp.desofto.com/

 

Touchpad Blocker http://karpolan.com/software/touchpad-blocker/

 

 

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