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Cursor Reappearing During Powerpoint Slideshows

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#1 blackberet


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Posted 30 September 2008 - 04:42 PM

I'm working on a Dell Latitude D620 with Office 2007 that a faculty member brought in for support (I'm a computer fix-it guy at my university). He noticed recently that whenever he's presenting a PowerPoint presentation, after about a minute the cursor reappears. This causes a headache since he uses a remote to navigate through slides, so he has to grab the mouse and left click (or just hit enter) to reactivate the current slide and the cursor disappears as it should in a couple seconds. Then the cycle continues.

I can't seem to find any options in the application itself that address this, nor have I had any luck googling it. Any ideas?


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#2 nigglesnush85


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Posted 30 September 2008 - 04:59 PM

Hello blackberet,

It sounds like another application is stealing focus.
TweakUI http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloa...ppowertoys.mspx has the option to prevent applications from stealing focus.


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