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Laptop problems

By jamhammer
Jun 14, 2009
  1. hi not sure if this is the right forum to post in? soory if its the wrong one.

    i have a laptop which had a stuck cursor so i reinstalled the windows xp pro os and it managed to get to the windows home screen but i cant do anything as the cursor is still stuck?
    i have tried a adding a different mouse to see if this made a difference but hasnt?
    would be grateful for any ideas/input into what this problem could be please.

    the laptop is a toshiba satellite 1110 (old i know)

    many thnx in advance jason
     
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    hi
    stuck cursor... try using an external mouse, after you have changed the BIOS setting to use a PS2 mouse external, im sure there is a setting for it.

    Stuck Mouse on a laptop, usually the palm rest has failed and needs replacing, if its the nipple mouse type found in the middle of the keyboard, a new keyboard would be the better option.
     
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Could be something as simple as the Synaptics touchpad driver... Are there any flags on the items in your Device Manager? Look also at other drivers which have been released on the Toshiba site... Download an install all... worth the time it takes.
     
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