Mouse drift on Dell Latitude c840 running Feisty 7.04
ubuntu at irotas.net
Mon May 14 19:07:24 UTC 2007
I already tried that proposed BIOS solution, but it had absolutely no
effect on my laptop. Thanks anyway!
On Mon, 14 May 2007 12:03:39 -0700, "NoOp" <glgxg at mfire.com> said:
> On 05/14/2007 11:18 AM, Adam M wrote:
> > Hi Albert,
> > Thanks for the reply.
> > It may be that I'm naive, but if this truly a pervasive issue across
> > operating systems for multiple models of Dell Latitude laptops, it seems
> > that Dell would have big problems. To your knowledge, have they
> > acknowledged this hardware issue? Is this something they can repair?
> > This laptop is long since out of warranty, but I'd rather pay to get
> > repaired rather than buy a brand new laptop.
> > Thanks again,
> > Adam
> Perhaps this will solve the problem?
> As I nearly gave up I found a quick solution for the problem:
> Go into the BIOS (F2). Press Alt-P until you reach "Page 4 of 7".
> Under "Pointing Device" change the setting from "PS/2-Touchpad" to
> "PS/2". Reboot.
> The touchpad and point stick will still function as long as there isn't
> a mouse plugged into the PS/2 port. If the mouse is plugged in, it will
> override the integrated devices.
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