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When I put any kind of pressure on my laptop, old latitude laptop, the mouse cursor flies across the screen. I'm running xp and wondering if there's something I can disable or anything.

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Please clarify - do you have a seperate mouse plugged in, or are you relying on the trackpad? If you need the trackpad, disabling it isn't an option. –  Blackbeagle Oct 30 '09 at 3:03

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Look in your bios and disable the trackpad.

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Or find some drivers that have an option to disable the trackpad when the mouse is plugged in.

The ones I used to use were Logitech's, but they worked on any mouse I plugged inside.

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The Latitude drivers allow you to turn off the track pad and/or the pointer stick. This can be only when an external mouse is installed or any time. Many options and availabkle from the Dell site.

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