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My cursor has a life of it's own.


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#1 AndrewZOliver

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 09:34 PM

Hi all.

About a month ago, my college roommate played a prank on me by putting some sort of keyboard node into my laptop. Since that time, when he was able to type on his keyboard and have it appear on my screen, my cursor has had a life of it's own. Now, I know nothing is still plugged into my laptop. And I know he isn't necessarily behind the problem (since the problem even has happened when he is asleep or I'm back home). Here's the problem: every so often, maybe three times a day, my cursor goes wild. The worst part? It seems to know where the X is located Chrome and Microsoft Word.

I'm able to give more details but I'm sort of a n00b, so I figure it would be better to wait for specific questions than ramble and say something wrong.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 10:27 PM

He is probably remoting into your computer.

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 10:35 PM

He is probably remoting into your computer.


The mouse goes crazy even when he's asleep.

But if you're right, how can I prevent remoting?

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 10:41 PM

Turn your firewall on.

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Posted 17 October 2010 - 10:14 PM

Turn off (uncheck) remote access to your computer:

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/01/26/t...-windows-vista/




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