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Jumping Cursor

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#1 Pephnicute


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Posted 12 December 2007 - 08:39 AM

Hi - I have spyware on my computer and recently got a "critical" malware thrown up - which I accidently "allowed". Apart from the fact that the laptop is now grindingly slow, whenever I try to type anything (even in folder boxes) the cursor jumps all over the place - to previous lines or down several cms on the blank page.

I have read someone else's comments that it is the keyboard, but I do believe it is a malware. I've downloaded HiJack This and got a "read out". Oops there goes the cursor - once it starts it seems to speed up. Would like to know how to track the virus down since it doesn't show in any spyware that I've subsequently downloaded.

Help please. I'm okay with software but don't know much about the "workings"!

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 01:57 PM

Hello ,what antivirus,antispyware tools do you have installed?
What is your Operating system?
Have you runn any scan and from Safe Mode?
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Posted 12 December 2007 - 02:12 PM

recently got a "critical" malware thrown up

Could you be more specific? Was this a pop up alert from your system tray or desktop? If so what exactly did it say?
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