Which version of Windows? (Including SP level- SP1,SP2,etc.)
Which version of Internet Explorer?
What security, antivirus, antispyware programs are running?
Regardless of answers to those questions, this may be a malware problem-
adware, spyware, hijacker, trojan, etc.
See these sites for help:
The Parasite Fight http://www.aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
Dealing with Unwanted Spyware and Parasites:
Malware Removal and Prevention Overview - CastleCopsWiki:
827315- Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software:
What you can do about spyware and other unwanted software:
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"a" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> as i am using IE and clicking on differnet items while surfing the web, IE
> will jump to another location (on the same pg im viewing) after i have
> clicked/selected 6 times. In other words, after the 6th click, the cursor
> will jump about two inches above what i had intended to select. If the 6th
> click lands on a field that is "clickable", it will go to that "clickable"
> site. If it lands on a zone that is not "clickable", i simply remain on
> pg i am viewing. I have downloaded all current IE updates and am very
> confused. Any ideas out there? If you can help, thank you very much