Hi Ms Prudy,
Do a Google search on the phrase "cursor moves by itself" including the
quotes. There are many hits about this problem and may find you the problem
and solution. BTW, many years ago I fixed a problem like this for a customer
and it was a Virus, so don't rule this out.
All the best,
"Ms. Prudy" <MsPrudy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have a new Inspiron 1521 with Vista and Microsoft office 2007. I have
> having trouble with the curser. If I am on the desk top, the curser moves
> (by itself) from one shortcut to the other. If I am in outlook, the
> keeps moving from one message or in contacts it will not stop moving from
> contact to the other. I end the program and restart the computer. Today
> was working in excel 2007 and it was doing the same thing. Going from one
> line to the other. Any suggestions. I have a separate keyboard and a
> wireless mouse attached to the notebook.