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Old Mar 24, 2006, 11:43 AM   #1
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Ibook touchpad problems

Specs: IBOOK G3- 10.3
ISSUE: At random times, it seems the cursor is confined to small areas of the screen when using the touchpad. When I hook up a mouse, it's find.
When I disconnect the battery then reboot, it works. The problem shows up randomly. Any one heard of this, yet know a solution?
Any help helps
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Old Mar 24, 2006, 12:48 PM   #2
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While there could be a problem with your trackpad, it could also be getting confused.

I've found that even the tiniest bit of water or sweat on the trackpad will make it almost non-functional. Try cleaning it off with a dry cloth, then seeing what happens.
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Old Mar 25, 2006, 02:41 AM   #3
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Also, you can reset the track pad by holding your palm over it for five seconds.
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