Then the trackpad and the keyboard wouldn't work. It is moving around the screen, clicking and scrolling all of its own accord. I've never had any problems with it until earlier today. Similarly, you should connect your MacBook Pro to power and give it time to charge. I had an Acer Spin 5 laptop and a Macbook Pro before and their trackpads were very smooth and responsive; 2.) Tried s/w on s/w off, plug unplug, pram, pram and pram again - screamed a bit cried a bit; all to no avail! The best computer I'd ever purchased! Everything worked great! Indeed, your trackpad can be used to slide, click, tap and swipe – which makes simple navigation and ease-of-use for most Mac users. It is moving about the screen without being touched, zooming in/out, scrolling, highlighting and even doing the move advanced commands that would result from swiping 3-4 fingers. MacBook Pro trackpad issues. Fortunately, I resolved it with an "imperfect" solution (will explain why later). "I notice that my trackpad is completely erratic. I have a 2012 MacBook Pro that started acting erratically. Andreas is a freelance tech writer based in California. Is the hardware faulty? Thread starter Bry; Start date Jan 6, 2013; B. Bry Member. Mid 2010 MacBook … Erratic trackpad after High Sierra installation … Noticed that the trackpad worked ok if the internet wifi was turned off … Changed internet wifi channel from 5G WiFi to 2.4G and trackpad seems to be working ok for now. The trackpad was replaced about 6 months ago, so I know that's not the issue, but the keyboard thing was new. MacBook Pro Trackpad Jumpy and Erratic Movements!! The problem is, as with most gadgets, your MacBook trackpad might run into a number of issues over its lifespan, which can be extremely annoying. Here are the problems I've been having: The cursor moves on its own. 35. There are no scratch marks or damage to the keyboard or trackpad that I can see. "I have the jerky/jumpy trackpad problem with my June 2007 MacBook Pro 2.4Ghz. Jun 30, 2010 #1 Hello, I have a 13" MacBook Pro, Purchased in February 2010. she's taken apple store issue , replaced trackpad , worked month,but it's doing whatever was. It will work normally for a short while, but then it will move VERY fast for a quick second, or just jump to a different part of the screen. It's randomly clicking (which might cause me to switch programs), right-clicking and even once my screen even showed the swiping animation as if I was trying to switch to a different desktop. 1; 2 . We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. ... (in a MacBook Pro 17 replacing DVD drive with an adapter, which is very close to the bluetooth module). My MacBook's touchpad went wrong this morning. 0. The trackpad on my 13" Macbook Pro has started acting erratically the last couple of days. Today once agian the trackpad/cursor are acting on their own and it is now apparent that the issues happen only when the Mac is plugged in. View modes; Linear Mode; Threaded Mode; Benoît Evans Show this Post. Whatever you do, get an external mouse first. I logged my previous post of the same name as solved due to a faulty third party power adapter but this was incorrect. The trackpad is slow to response or not so responsive. i'm here trying friend of mine,her macs trackpad , cursor erratic,she's running 10.6.8,as i've read people who've upgraded lion have had problem,shes on snow leopard still. You might want to read the article here. The trackpad pointer on my wife’s MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2015, MacOS Mojave) is out of control. Thread starter webdesignkid; Start date Jun 30, 2010; W. webdesignkid New member. Check the power adapter you're using with your Mac. There might be a problem with your power adapter. Eratic trackpad on macbook pro ML. Jan 6, 2013 #1 Hi all and a Happy New Year. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Macbook Pro; Trackpad pointer behavior erratic. Try removing rings or bracelets and see whether the jumpy or erratic behaviour disappears. Troubleshooting Erratic Mouse & Trackpad Behavior on a Mac by Ditching Input plist Files. He works on a Mac in the office and lives with a PC and many old computer electronics at home. Surface Laptop 2 Trackpad not working, erratic, slow Hello, I just bought the Surface Laptop 2 yesterday and in a few hours after using it I am having problems: 1.) ... After sitting on the charger for about 8 hours, the fan started running and it booted up, albeit slowly, with erratic fan behavior. I'm unable to update that post so I will place the actual solution here for reference. , MacOS Mojave ) is out of control place the actual solution for... 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