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How long have you waited since you cleaned it? I

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have this same issue when I wipe my computer down with water or any other computer product. The issues is that excess water gets along the sides of the trackpad, and similar to using your phone underwater, it thinks you are constantly touching the trackpad in every corner. I usually let the trackpad trydry out, but somethings it helps if you take a piece of paper, stick the edge in between the trackpad and the palm rest, and run it around the sides of the trackpad gently. You might see the paper gets wet. If it does get wet, just use another corner and go around again. This should work. If

If
the problem still occurs, then you might want to take out your battery and see if there is any water under the trackpad. If nothing works, let it sit for a day or two, that normally will fix the problem. In

In
the unlikely case that you did damage your trackpad, you may need to replace it. I have had this same issue though on MacBooks from 2006, to MacBook Pros from 2013, and either drying the sides with paper, or letting it sit always works.
How long have you waited since you cleaned it? I

I
have this same issue when I wipe my computer down with water or any other computer product. The issues is that excess water gets along the sides of the trackpad, and similar to using your phone underwater, it thinks you are constantly touching the trackpad in every corner. I usually let the trackpad trydry out, but somethings it helps if you take a piece of paper, stick the edge in between the trackpad and the palm rest, and run it around the sides of the trackpad gently. You might see the paper gets wet. If it does get wet, just use another corner and go around again. This should work. If

If
the problem still occurs, then you might want to take out your battery and see if there is any water under the trackpad. If nothing works, let it sit for a day or two, that normally will fix the problem. In

In
the unlikely case that you did damage your trackpad, you may need to replace it. I have had this same issue though on MacBooks from 2006, to MacBook Pros from 2013, and either drying the sides with paper, or letting it sit always works.
 
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How long have you waited since you cleaned it.it? I have this same issue when I wipe my computer down with water or any other computer product. The issues is that excess water gets along the sides of the trackpad, and similar to using your phone underwater, it thinks you are constantly touching the trackpad in every corner. I usually let the trackpad try out, but somethings it helps if you take a piece of paper, stick the edge in between the trackpad and the palm rest, and run it around the sides of the trackpad gently. You might see the paper gets wet. If it does get wet, just use another corner and go around again. This should work. If the problem still occurs, then you might want to take out your battery and see if there is any water under the trackpad. If nothing works, let it sit for a day or two, that normally will fix the problem. In the unlikely case that you did damage your trackpad, you may need to replace it. I have had this same issue though on MacBooks from 2006, to MacBook Pros from 2013, and either drying the sides with paper, or letting it sit always works.
How long have you waited since you cleaned it.it? I have this same issue when I wipe my computer down with water or any other computer product. The issues is that excess water gets along the sides of the trackpad, and similar to using your phone underwater, it thinks you are constantly touching the trackpad in every corner. I usually let the trackpad try out, but somethings it helps if you take a piece of paper, stick the edge in between the trackpad and the palm rest, and run it around the sides of the trackpad gently. You might see the paper gets wet. If it does get wet, just use another corner and go around again. This should work. If the problem still occurs, then you might want to take out your battery and see if there is any water under the trackpad. If nothing works, let it sit for a day or two, that normally will fix the problem. In the unlikely case that you did damage your trackpad, you may need to replace it. I have had this same issue though on MacBooks from 2006, to MacBook Pros from 2013, and either drying the sides with paper, or letting it sit always works.
 
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Original post by: Owen Cunneely ,

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How long have you waited since you cleaned it. I have this same issue when I wipe my computer down with water or any other computer product. The issues is that excess water gets along the sides of the trackpad, and similar to using your phone underwater, it thinks you are constantly touching the trackpad in every corner. I usually let the trackpad try out, but somethings it helps if you take a piece of paper, stick the edge in between the trackpad and the palm rest, and run it around the sides of the trackpad gently. You might see the paper gets wet. If it does get wet, just use another corner and go around again. This should work. If the problem still occurs, then you might want to take out your battery and see if there is any water under the trackpad. If nothing works, let it sit for a day or two, that normally will fix the problem. In the unlikely case that you did damage your trackpad, you may need to replace it. I have had this same issue though on MacBooks from 2006, to MacBook Pros from 2013, and either drying the sides with paper, or letting it sit always works.

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