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Sony VAIO VGN-FW54M - Mouse cursor jumping around

Posted on 2011-02-11
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Hi guys,

I recently reinstalled this laptop with Win 7 Ultimate (no Drivers CD available). I got all the drivers installed but the cursor is jumping around when I type my text in Word or Outlook even though I don't touch the touchpad at all.

Please enlighten me on how to fix this coz I search all over the internet without avail.
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by:moon_blue69
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Can you get into the sony website and download the proper drivers and intall it. It could be the driver problem.


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by:edbedb
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Does it do it if you disable the touchpad?
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by:rajkumartech
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Drivers need to be reinstalled if that doesn't help, get the latest patches from micrsoft and try . that has solved this issue with printers as well mouse.
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by:Johnny_Nguyen
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Hi, it seems like what I need except that my OS is Win7 32 bit and it won't accept the x64 bit driver above.
Please help me find the drivers for x32 bit. Thanks heaps
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by:edbedb
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It's not very likely that drivers will fix this problem.

Have you tried to disable the touchpad to see if it still happens then?
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by:Johnny_Nguyen
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There isn't any touchpad icon in Control Panel.
Plus, I do need to use the touchpad, so disabling it is really not the solution.
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by:Johnny_Nguyen
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@edbedb: Sorry I misunderstood your suggestion about seeing if it still happening when touchpad disabled. The answer is I don't have the option to disable it.
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by:edbedb
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"I do need to use the touchpad, so disabling it is really not the solution. "

I am not suggesting it as a solution. It's part of the diagnostic process.
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by:Johnny_Nguyen
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Please see my answer above that ...
Here is link to the drivers site and you can see that only 64 bit version is available for touchpad drivers.
http://support.vaio.sony.eu/computing/vaio/downloads/preinstalled/index.aspx?l=en_UK&m=VGN-FW54M
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by:edbedb
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No special drivers are needed for the tochpad. In fact, if there is any software installed for it, I would remove it. At least for now.
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by:edbedb
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If you have a USB mouse handy (it's easier but not necessary) you can plug it in then go to the Device Manager and delete the touchpad device to test.
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Solution found http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/downloads/list
As soon as I install this the cursor nightmare is gone. This works with all other laptop brands as well.
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