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I have Windows XP SP3 on a Dell Latitude D610. The problem is that my mouse cursor jumps around the screen when I move it or click. I tried to reinstall it, but again that problem occurs. Is there a way to solve this?

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Are you referring to the built-in mouse? Or an external one? Or does it happen with all mice? –  CharlieRB Mar 23 '13 at 20:17
I use built-in one. I didn't have use external one. But that built-in was good before. –  fly hipy Mar 23 '13 at 20:40
Well, hardware sometimes fails. First thing to do now is try another mouse with the internal one disabled. –  gronostaj Mar 23 '13 at 21:15
@gronostaj: Thank you. Is there any softwaring way to solve the problem as a second thing? My mean is that, is there any code, statement or so on on Windows to dose that? –  fly hipy Mar 23 '13 at 21:51
If it's in fact a faulty hardware, then no - your internal mouse just sends invalid movement information and there's no way to distinguish it from real movement. –  gronostaj Mar 23 '13 at 22:50

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