Re: cursor problem please help!!!!!
Most likely a mouse misconfigured, or a touchpad with tapping enabled? Try
disabling tapping from the touchpad is what springs to my mind.
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 Adile@aol.com wrote:
> i am very sorry if this isn't anything you can be bothered about, but if you
> have any info to impart on it, you will be a figure of myth and legend, and my
> hero, and there will be a movie about you and it will be huge. or whatever
> you like, cars, houses... here it is:
> just got a toshiba laptop because we had this wretched little compaq (that we
> will now drive over with an SUV and crush to a fine dust). the compaq had
> this nefarious little quirk... as you passed the cursor over anything, an icon or
> text, it would, as IT chose, select said icon (opening things left and right)
> or said text (highlighting blocks of text) without you clicking on them. it
> was extraordinarily disruptive, as it did it constantly.
> i thought this was just a freakish curse on me, and once the compaq was 86ed,
> my nerve damage could begin to dissipate. because this just couldn't possibly
> happen on a new computer, because it can't ever have happened in the first
> place... because it is just too stupid and bizarre.
> so imagine my surprise when the minute i start typing on the brand new
> toshiba, the very same thing is happening, with the same frequency. i feel like it
> might have to do with static electricity, i don't even know why i think that,
> but it's all that comes to me, and i am one of those lucky people who gets
> violent, bloodcurdling shocks when exiting cars and touching light switches.
> do you have any idea? is it very fundamental and i am just ignorant? please,
> i beg you, any help or advice will be so very very greatly appreciated, thank
> you thank you so much for any help...