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    Dell studio laptop mousepad has, from time to time, poor response ....so much so that my dear lady starts swearing and calling it names

    How do they work? what can I do to stop the "move finger across the surface and the movement is almost nil on the pointer" problem?

    and whilst we are at it how did we ever end up using mousepads when trackballs are so much more obvious to use ...(do you remember Asteroids? )
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    No, that's not it.....I've had the situation where, after listening to the cussing, I've watched her finger repeatedly attempt the same track on the pad and the pointer hardly move....passes the laptop to me and...everything normal ....it works for me
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    was it always like that or just started recently?

    i have some similar problem once in a while. nothing serious, just sometimes it seems the pointer is locked in place. that leads me to believe that it's the nature of touchpads, like protection against accidental swipes. or just some side effect of previous action. i haven't figured it out yet myself, but it doesn't really bother me.

    another thing might be your wife's fingers. when i started playing guitar and i got calluses, my left hand was unable to use the touchpad.

    other than that, i don't know.. like people said before, you can try adjusting the sensitivity...

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