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Jerky/jumpy mouse pointer

ImpersonatorImpersonator Registered User regular
I've already restarted my laptop and searched online about this numerous times but I can't seem to find a solution for this.

Basically my moise pointer is, for lack of a better description, "jerky". It's always jumping but on the same spot though, always up and down which is really making me dizzy. Is there a known solution for this? o_O

This started happening to me after I installed the Vista SP1, although this has already happened to me on a rare occasions

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  • ImpersonatorImpersonator Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Well, just great, I've reinstalled the drivers for both my laptop's touchpad and my microsoft mouse and still no dice :?

    I've even started the computer without the mouse plugged in but the problem still didn't go away, I really don't know what to do :(

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  • .kbf?.kbf? Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    It's probably a hardware issue with the touchpad. If your lucky you may be able to get a new/semi-used one on ebay(don't do this unless you've taken laptops apart before and know what you're doing!).

    Your best bet would with tech support.

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  • ImpersonatorImpersonator Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    What? Are you saying my only solution is to buy a new touchpad? :?

    There must be some sort of solution to this..

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  • ArcticMonkeyArcticMonkey Registered User regular
    edited June 2008
    Hold the windows button and press pause. Press Hardware managment (I think it's called that, not on english pc now). Go to mouse/pointing devices and disable the touchpad.

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