Mouse/keyboard hijacked randomly?

By mdw90
Jan 20, 2012
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  1. I have a wireless keyboard/mouse, sometimes randomly my mouse won't move for a long time/it'll move opposite direction i tell it to/move slower than it normally does. With my keyboard, sometimes it will get stuck on a bunch of letters/decide to not respond when I mash every letter.

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS
    Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421
    Marc :: ZEUS [administrator]

    Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.1.0
    Run by Marc at 15:18:21 on 2012-01-20
    Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4078.2342 [GMT -5:00]
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    SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
    SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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    c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
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    C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
    C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
    C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k bthsvcs
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
    C:\Users\Marc\AppData\Roaming\Mikogo 4\M4-Service.exe
    C:\Users\Marc\AppData\Roaming\Mikogo 4\M4-Capture.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeConnect\scManager.sys
    C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe
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    C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    I:\Program Files\Security Stuff\FileHippo.com\UpdateChecker.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Actual Multiple Monitors\ActualMultipleMonitorsCenter.exe
    I:\Program Files\RainMeter\Rainmeter.exe
    C:\Program Files\Soluto\SolutoService.exe
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    C:\Users\Marc\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
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    C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
    I:\Program Files\Itunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
    C:\Users\Marc\AppData\Roaming\Mikogo 4\mikogo-host.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
    I:\Graphics Card\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer_Service.exe
    I:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
    I:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Actual Multiple Monitors\ActualMultipleMonitorsCenter64.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version7\TeamViewer_Service.exe
    I:\Graphics Card\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
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    C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\WUDFHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
    C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version7\TeamViewer.exe
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    C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
    \\?\C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WMIADAP.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
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    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
    I:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\sppsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cscript.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

    Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. | | P8H61-M
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz | LGA1155 | 3401/100mhz
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    Intel(R) Management Engine Components
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    Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007
    Microsoft Silverlight
    Microsoft Software Update for Web Folders (English) 12
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    Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
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    Steam
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    Windows Live UX Platform Language Pack
    Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin
    XSplit
    XviD4PSP 6.0
  2. mdw90

    mdw90 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 44

    Whenever this has happened in the past I've always been on the internet and it doesn't feel like a hardware issue... I have standard logitech wireless mouse/keyboard. When I run ESET and Super anti-spyware the problem seems to go away. If people think this is just a hardware issue randomly then I'm not going to worry about it, however if people think it could be a random hijacking then obviously I'm going to worry about it.
  3. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 467

    Is this a recent build? I have an Asus board that needed a firmware flash in order for my mouse to work properly. It can easily be a BIOS issue, hardware issue, OS driver compatibility issue. I highly doubt it is a hijack. Try a different USB port as well. Why do you have a remote vieweing program open on startup (team viewer)? There are quite a few startup items I would disable that would speed up your boot time. Uninstall all those programs that you rarely use, just save the install file for later installation.
  4. mdw90

    mdw90 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 44

    Yeah I built it in June of last year and the Mobo is Asus. It happens like maybe once every month or so and I just get a little bit paranoid from it. I've tried different ports, but I'm fine with just rebooting every now and then if it's not a big deal.

    I've looked into reducing boot time, but it usually takes 50 seconds which I'm fine with. The program I used to check out what I wanted to remove from startup is Soluto which is a pretty neat application. The program says I could take off 4.5 seconds from no brainer things and 3.4 seconds from potentially removable programs. 36 seconds of the boot is system stuff. I do a lot with viewing other people screens and I've found Teamviewer to be really helpful and I usually end up using it at some point.

    Thanks for your response.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,351   +301

    why is this running (multiple copies too)?
    C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
  6. mdw90

    mdw90 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 44

    As noted in the answer above, PostgreSQL is process based, so it starts one postgres (or postgres.exe on Windows) instance per connection. The postmaster (which accepts connections and starts new postgres instances for them) is always running. In addition, PostgreSQL generally has one or more "helper" processes like the stats collector, background writer, autovacuum daemon, walsender, etc, all of which show up as "postgres" instances in most system monitoring tools.

    Despite the number of processes, they actually use very little in the way of real resources. See the next answer.

    From: http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/FAQ#Why_does_PostgreSQL_have_so_many_processes.2C_even_when_idle.3F
  7. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,351   +301

    Yes PostgreSQL is all you say - - I should have been more clear

    WHY are you running it? Is it protected via a firewall from direct access over your router? If not why not.
  8. mdw90

    mdw90 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 44

    I use it for Hold'em Manager. Without it, Hold'em Manager doesn't run correctly.


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