Cursor moves backwards


  1. Posts : 23
    Windows 10
       21 Apr 2018 #1

    Cursor moves backwards


    HP Notebook-17-P161DX - Windows 10 - When entering text in an email, in an online crossword, or using wordpad to compose a letter, the cursor will automatically at some point, move backwards without warning, causing over typing previously entered text. I am carefull not to have my hand near the touchpad, and even had it disabled, but the cursor still moves backward. I have a USB mouse attached.
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  2. Posts : 198
    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Apr 2018 #2

    Sounds like a synaptics touch pad pointing device, drivers are probably mega old.

    Worth updating the drivers? Check first to see the make as may not be synaptics but does sound like the classic over sensitive touch pad.

    You so much as look at the touch pad and it starts to move lol
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  3. Posts : 23
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       21 Apr 2018 #3

    driver will not update. I started a new post for that, as did not want to confuse issue here.
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  4. Posts : 198
    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Apr 2018 #4

    Is is a Synaptics device?

    If so, you have to remove ALL drivers and software which will normally be found in Programs and Features and reinstall a totally fresh driver from Synaptics.

    If that also wont install then there is something somewhere else going on.
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