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AzaryMelekh Calculating status...
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Aug 12, 2012 5:02 PM

Why is my mouse pointer moving on its own?

  • Sabaroff 73 Calculating status...
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    Aug 12, 2012 5:03 PM (in response to AzaryMelekh)

    I have had the same problem. Is it just for a second or two? Until it hits the edge of the screen?

  • sheirdan101 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Aug 24, 2012 6:48 PM (in response to AzaryMelekh)

    Found the below useful from a couple of different post. Just complied them together.


    SMC Rest

    1. Attach the MagSafe power cord

    2. Power off the MacBook Pro

    3. Press the L-Shift/Control/Option and Power button at the same time and hold.

    4. Release them all at the same time

    5. Then power on the MacBook Pro


    NVRAM PRAM Reset

    1.  Shut down the computer.

    2.  Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys      down simultaneously in step 4.

    3.  Turn on the computer.

    4.  Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys. You must press this key combination before the gray screen      appears.

    5.  Hold the keys down until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for the second time.

    6.  Release the keys.



    The fix below that finally worked on my wife's laptop.


    TS1449 Re: Macbook pro trackpad not responsive, opening apps on it's own, moving screens on its own, help!


    Jul 17, 2012 5:55 PM (in response to frank996)


    I just have to say, I just started having issues with the trackpad on my MBP and had was given no help from tech support.  I would do the 2 finger swipe up to see all of a site and nothing would happen.   My MBP would open links on its own and I was so frustrated.... I saw a post about someone applying pressure to the pad, so I did and nothin happend    I was mad and gently smacked my track pad several times, and low and behold, it started working again!!!  I have no idea how long it will work for, but some things do need a spanking to behave.  Maybe this will help someone, maybe not, but it worked for me.    good luck y'all!!



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