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mrchetsteadman    476

Okay, my wireless mouse stopped working one day out of NO WHERE. Then the PS/2 mouse starts jumping all over the screen. I run my AV and it finds nothing but a bunch of cookies. I run housecall and it finds adw_se but couldnt remove it. When I try to run housecall again, it fails to load. Any suggestions?

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Skeeterific53    0

Do you use AVG?

Try a program called Ewido as well. It is a 30 day trial but it runs great.

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mrchetsteadman    476

No, I use trendmicro. AVG? Imma check it out as well as that Ewido program.

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zytex    0

isn't housecall and online virus scan... if so get urself a program...

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mrchetsteadman    476

isn't housecall and online virus scan... if so get urself a program...

I already have Trend Micro Internet Security 2006.

But Skeet, Ewido found worm.incef.b so far. As well as some cookies and spyware.chitika.

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bobdude    0

Okay, my wireless mouse stopped working one day out of NO WHERE. Then the PS/2 mouse starts jumping all over the screen. I run my AV and it finds nothing but a bunch of cookies. I run housecall and it finds adw_se but couldnt remove it. When I try to run housecall again, it fails to load. Any suggestions?

Do you use AVG?

Try a program called Ewido as well. It is a 30 day trial but it runs great.

No, I use trendmicro. AVG? Imma check it out as well as that Ewido program.

isn't housecall and online virus scan... if so get urself a program...

HEY I HAVENT POSTED IN A WHILE UR SCEREWED RE INSTALL OS

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HoochieMamma    753

Run this:

http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner

And see what you have and delete it manually.

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mrchetsteadman    476

HEY I HAVENT POSTED IN A WHILE UR SCEREWED RE INSTALL OS

Lmao, umm, I did that a while ago when my mouse started acting funny. It might be on my storage drive also...

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chrisgeleven    0

$10 it isn't a virus.

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mrchetsteadman    476

$10 it isn't a virus.

A worm is a virus... :rolleyes:

You got paypal? ;)

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chrisgeleven    0

A worm is a virus... :rolleyes:

You got paypal? ;)

Oops didn't see the post where he said he found a worm.

Still, I doubt the worm was causing his mouse to move all over the place. Sounds like he really needs an OS reload, who knows how damaged Windows is.

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mrchetsteadman    476

Oops didn't see the post where he said he found a worm.

Still, I doubt the worm was causing his mouse to move all over the place. Sounds like he really needs an OS reload, who knows how damaged Windows is.

You are a Mac man so your opinion doesnt count! :p Just playing, but anyways, the adw_se causes the mouse to jerk all over. I did some research and it causes the mouse to act crazy. I will end up reloading tonight most likely...

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chrisgeleven    0

You are a Mac man so your opinion doesnt count! :p Just playing, but anyways, the adw_se causes the mouse to jerk all over. I did some research and it causes the mouse to act crazy. I will end up reloading tonight most likely...

Actually I just bought my 1st mac (well first since 1990) on November 27th, 2005.

Before that, I was a PC guy for 15 or so years and as my current job as a computer consultant, I work on client's computers (viruses, spyware, upgrades, new software, etc.) all the time. So I know a thing or two about Windows :)

But anyways, first I have heard of a virus/worm that moves the mouse around randomly. Good thing to know, learn something new every day.

A reload is probably best, never know what that stuff leaves behind for damage.

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mrchetsteadman    476

Actually I just bought my 1st mac (well first since 1990) on November 27th, 2005.

Before that, I was a PC guy for 15 or so years and as my current job as a computer consultant, I work on client's computers (viruses, spyware, upgrades, new software, etc.) all the time. So I know a thing or two about Windows :)

But anyways, first I have heard of a virus/worm that moves the mouse around randomly. Good thing to know, learn something new every day.

A reload is probably best, never know what that stuff leaves behind for damage.

I stand corrected! Yeah, I have heard about it but never thought I would get it :no:. But I am about to go ahead and put everything I want to keep on a DVD and reload the OS. Thanks everyone!

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