excel loses cursor position, and selects another cell

David Berg 20 Reputation points

Not all the time, but sometimes when I click on a cell, a different cell is selected. When I click a button, nothing seems to happen. This behavior continues until I switch worksheets, then excel again knows where I clicked. Sometimes I have to exit excel entirely, and start over.

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  1. Emily Hua-MSFT 27,546 Reputation points

    Hi @David Berg

    This issue occurs from time to time, there may be many possible factors.

    Does it reproduced in other programs?

    When it occurs, is there an attempt to change the touch mode, such as changing the mouse? It is recommended to try the following steps to have a check.

    • Please go to File > Options > Add-ins > Manage COM Add-ins, click Go, clear the check boxes for any enabled COM add-ins, select OK.
    • Make sure your Office is updated to the newest.
    • Update the graphics card driver.

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