Touch Pad and MoGo Mouse Uncontrollable

By RoadMan18
Jan 17, 2011
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  1. I recently clean-installed Windows 7 Professional (x64) on my Alienware M17 laptop. Regardless of whether I use the Touchpad or my MoGo mouse (operated wirelessly via Bluetooth), when type anything, the cursor jumps around uncontrolledly. The Device Manager states that "Mice and other pointing devices" are properly operating. I would be greatly appreciative if someone could provide a fix for this problem.

    Thanks so much!
  2. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

    Have you got latest drivers for the touchpad from the pc's manufacturer ?
    If nothing else, it would rule out that problem.
  3. RoadMan18

    RoadMan18 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you very much. It turned out that I hadn't downloaded and installed the Synaptics Touchpad driver for Windows 7. Thanks again!
  4. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

    No trouble. I have heard of similar problems before. It's because the correct driver for your touchpad is not included in windows, so you have to get it from the manufacturer.

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