Mouse drift on Dell Latitude c840 running Feisty 7.04
casey.stamper at gmail.com
Mon May 14 21:21:52 UTC 2007
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,
> On Mon, 14 May 2007 13:56:50 -0400, "Albert Charron"
> <albert at albertcharron.name> said:
>> I have a Dell Latitude C600 running Feisty and XP in dualboot. Both
>> OSes have the same issues. I also had the problem with Windows 2000 and
>> Mandriva Linux on this machine. The problem seems to come from the flat
>> cable that connects the touchpad to the motherboard. I also have a
>> problem with my keyboard (same connector type). Pushing against the
>> handrest seems to temporarily fix the problem...
I had the same issue w/my Inspiron 5160. I bought a replacement keyboard
from Dell and have had no problems since.
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