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    Laptop Mouse Thing

    I own a dell C600 Laptop
    its got a touchpad but aswell as that its got a little finger thing in the middle to move the mouse aswell (sorry about the poor discription not sure whats its called)

    This little finger thing has got a mind of its own and goes all over the place

    Does anyone know of anyway to turn it off

    Thanks!

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    from a quick google search i assume you mean the dot in the middle of the keyboard?
    http://support.euro.dell.com/support...g/features.htm
    its number 16 on the diagram "track stick"
    ok this might be it
    http://support.euro.dell.com/support...n/ug/using.htm
    scroll down to Controlling the Cursor,under that section it tells you how to disable the track stick.
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    isnt it called a nipple?
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    You are both correct i am reffering to the "Nipple"

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    http://support.euro.dell.com/support...n/ug/using.htm

    just click on the controlling the cursor at the top of the page and read the instuctions on how to disable the nipple also known as a track stick.
    its odd that sometimes the dell website is useful=D
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    Cheers ill give it a whirl when i get in

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    Install the Synaptics Touchpad software, you can disable it in there (was the same idea on my C640 I think..)

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    i happens on my c610 aswell it seams to be a problem accross the c series range and it is very annoying. i ended up unsoldering the contacts from mine at the bottom in the end.
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    DellNips are awful, so many of them here at work have been disabled or moaned about. One guy's got 3 monitors and if the pointer goes walkabout, he can't find it.

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    how do you plug 3 into a lappy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigFatCat View Post
    DellNips are awful, so many of them here at work have been disabled or moaned about. One guy's got 3 monitors and if the pointer goes walkabout, he can't find it.
    lol thats agony, where do you live in basingstoke i know the area well, and used to live v near..

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    how do you plug 3 into a lappy?
    We work in Broadcast TV systems, so he has SGI multi-monitor adaptors and stuff. Hanging off docks, laptops, coffee machines....
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