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Richard, Software Specialist
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My cursor works fine everywhere except in Word 2007.

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my cursor works fine everywhere except in Word 2007. Presently, the cursor is accompanied by a blue circle that jumps all over the place, slows down my typing and fails often to delete or backspace amongs other irritations. If
Thank you for your question, my name is Richard.
It can be an issue within the Word Registry settings and I wish to reset Word to default.
To do this, click this link Click Me
and scroll about halfway down the page and click Fix It.
Run the file to reset Word, then restart the computer and test.
Let me know the results please
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your reply. I've been wondering what I should do to fix the problem. Winzip tells me that I have a registry problem that they could fix if I install their software. Can you tell me whether this would
help?. The mouse and cursor operation has become worse, in that I have trouble deleting text. I can highlight it and mess around with the cursor for several minutes and eventually I am able to delete or backspace, but it's very time-consuming. I'm prepared to wait for an answer if you really think you are able to help from a distance.
Regards, Glenice

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you. I have restored my system to an earlier time to see whether
this fixes my problem. I'll check it in a few minutes.

Hi Glenice
How did the restore go as this should resolve the issue.
Please let me know.
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