Anne (netmouse) wrote,
Anne
netmouse

annoying keyboard input thing

Thought I'd post this and see if anyone has advice.

Lately sometimes when I'm typing, the insertion point will suddenly change - generally to eight or more characters back from where I had initially started typing. This is especially annoying when I go to type a URL and hit enter and find I have magically typed something like

.comwww.yahoo

so, it's really annoying. I'm on a laptop (DELL inspiron 2500) running Windows XP. I've occassionally wondered if the touchscreen isn't to blame. But there doesn't appear to be a control panel on the touchscreen.

So, I thought I'd ask: Does anyone have an idea why this is happening, or how to stop it?
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