mouse nipples

Patrick Jankowiak recycler at swbell.net
Fri Sep 9 23:04:06 CDT 2005


My dell had that. There was a firmware patch for it. Was not due to age, 
however.

Jules Richardson wrote:

> 
> The mouse cursor on this laptop (an aging Thinkpad) keeps on moving by 
> itself - presumably the hardware side of it's the same on all laptops 
> with a mouse nipple though. Anyone know if it's worth me trying to get 
> underneath the keyboard to fix it (I assume it's a dirt-related problem) 
> or is the problem more likely to be some sort of obscure software issue?
> 
> (I have no idea when mouse nipples first appeared on laptops, but I 
> imagine they're on topic just :-)
> 
> cheers
> 
> Jules
> 
> 
> 



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