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touchpad acting crazy - HP Paviion

by druid13 / August 29, 2009 1:38 AM PDT

HP Pavilion ze2000z about 4 years old. Moving finger over touchpad to move the cursor causes page to jump up and down even when not holding left key down. Is there a way to make the touchpad less sensitive? Is the left key stuck part way down? I just reinstalled Windows from the CD and everything else is working well. Old installation had slowed way down and was unworkable.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2009 2:31 AM PDT
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crazy touchpad
by druid13 / August 30, 2009 2:22 AM PDT
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That's a good solution. You just have to get past the idea of carrying an extra accessory to use with a laptop which is supposed to be a complete computer. The touchpad and two buttons are so clumsy though, you never really get used to them if you use a desktop too.

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by 1shado1 / September 1, 2009 2:33 PM PDT
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If you are looking for an excellent wireless mouse to take the place of your touchpad, check out the Logitech V450 Nano. Mr. Proffitt suggested this model, and I liked it so much I now have two of them.

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Disable touch pad
by mlrobin63 / March 1, 2010 5:37 AM PST
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I need help with disabling the touch pad on my Toshiba Laptop m105-s3021. I say this because after I use the touch pad the screen goes crazy moving from side to side like something is stuck or it doesn't know what it is suppose to be doing it goes ballistic. The only way to get to stop is to shut it down by holding the power button and restarting. Please help

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HP Touchpad Isues
by vcfsun / July 17, 2011 4:58 PM PDT

I feel like I've come late to the party -- why doesn't the whole world know about the HP Touchpad problems??? After 5 Dell laptops over the past 10 years, I decided to try an HP Pavilion g6. Bad decision. The touchpad did not work from the get go -- same as you.... cursor jumps around, very sluggish in responding, etc... Oh, and the highlighting function and typing over it doesn't work either. I tried everything possible, including a 1 hr. session with HP Support which included installing all relevant updates (e.g. Bios, etc...). Their response? Keep tweaking the mouse settings. If that doesn't work, then wipe it clean. If that doesn't work, then send it to them for repair. But I was just encouraged to use a mouse as "lots of people don't like the touchpad." And these people are still in business? I wish I had an answer, but can only confirm your frustration and HP's support team inability to solve this issue.

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