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My Browser Cursor Has A Pixel, Or Something, Attached To The Top-right Side Of It


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#1 hugo24k

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 02:30 PM

Windows Home XP – When typing in a search or field box in Mozilla or Internet Explorer, the cursor has a tiny little black pixel attached to the top-right corner of it. It doesn’t go away after I clear temp files or cache or do a virus scan (that shows no problems). Any ideas what it is or how to get rid of it? -- Hugo

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 02:49 PM

Any chance of using "print screen" and posting a pic?
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Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:25 PM

Screenshot of cursor-pixel.

To see cursur-pixel you have to zoom to the images' largest setting. -- Hugo

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:38 PM

Link takes us to the login page at Flickr not an image. Please edit your post with a new URL for an image. Thank you.

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:43 PM

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Thanks Animal. I thought that it was me, you know, too much Jack Daniels............

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 05:01 PM

I've seen a similar artifact also (although I can't get to the Flicker page either). Never did figure it out - but would be interested in seeing if there's anyone who has. The artifact is almost like a the single quote mark ( ' ).
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Posted 15 October 2007 - 05:28 PM

Cursor Pixel UPDATED PHOTO

Does this work? --Hugo

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 05:41 PM

Yep, that's the thing that I've got also (but I haven't seen it recently).
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 06:41 PM

What happens if you change the curser and then restore the default?
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Posted 15 October 2007 - 06:54 PM

I've got that too, but only in Firefox. I always just assumed that it was FF's custom cursor (y'know, just to be different and all)

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 11:10 AM

I just worry that my little cursor cling-on is a virus or spyware or something not nice. --Hugo

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 11:26 AM

I just worry that my little cursor cling-on is a virus or spyware or something not nice. --Hugo

I seem to recall some kind of malware to that effect. Just one pixel in size, but it was stationary(it had to be) I think this is just a quirk
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