Mouse moving on its own and strange slow downs

By AniMax84 ยท 10 replies
Dec 24, 2017
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  1. Hey! So like the Topick states my standard optical mouse is moving on its own and before someone starts telling me to change mouse or reinstall drivers I must inform you that I changed my mouse countless times I resinstalled my OS (Win10x64) many times over... On top of that my Computer runs on some days very slowly and on some normal like it should and I just dont know what to do anymore :/ Hopefuly someone can help me after reading my Hijackthis.log file \o/
     

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  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 54,344   +399

    Since you reinstalled Windows I don't think we're dealing here with malware issue so I'm moving this topic to Windows forum.
     
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  3. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Guru Posts: 1,295   +398

    Hi Please describe what you mean " Runs very slowly some times" What are you doing when it's running slowly?
    I agree with @Broni ! If you reinstalled Windows, that should have eliminated malware. Did you do a clean install of windows?
    I recommend a clean install of windows. Let us know how things go. Here's how to do a clean install by Andre Da Costa.
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_install-insiderplat_pc/how-to-perform-a-clean-install-or-reinstall-of/aef0ae63-2117-41ee-a8ea-4a3181625b08
    Here's some things by HTG to try to speed up your PC.
    https://www.howtogeek.com/228570/10-quick-ways-to-speed-up-a-slow-windows-pc/
    Run this scanner and see if it finds any thing! Run the one time free scan.
    https://www.eset.com/ph/home/products/online-scanner/
     
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  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,389   +1,063

    I've seen this on XP, Win/7 and it was always resolved with new batteries or changing the mouse itself(wired).
     
  5. AniMax84

    AniMax84 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ty for the fast answer ^^ Well yes I always do clean installs after a a full format. My Avira AntiVir Pro, Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware never really found anything of substance except some occasional cookies in Firefox... One think I need to mention is since I have this problem I even changed my PC to a never one and after one maybe two weeks the same things started happening O.O Thats why Im convinced that its malware (Seems I have a passionate anti fan with hacking skills?)> To answer your question I just turn on the PC when the slowing down happens and sometimes even a simple loading of a website makes my processor go red somehow.
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,389   +1,063

    Disable ALL browser add-ons and extensions, then delete all cookies & history, quit and then restart the browser
     
  7. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,914   +3,858

    I would try a new mouse first.

    Or this: I wasn't thinking about wireless, until I read jobeard's comment suggesting new batteries.
     
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  8. holdum323

    holdum323 TS Guru Posts: 1,295   +398

    Hi Here's my 2 cents. If you do a clean install and the trouble comes back, time to start checking for hardware problems.
    Are you actually saying you even changed PC's and have the same problem? What are you adding in the two weeks to cause this issue yo come back? You have some good help here, but we're going to need a lot more information. What sites are you visiting?
    Did you run the ESET on line scanner? If you have a hacking fan, I don't think we are going to be able to help you.
    https://blog.malwarebytes.com/101/2016/08/10-easy-ways-to-prevent-malware-infection/
     
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  9. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,914   +3,858

    precisely
     
  10. Montana

    Montana TS Enthusiast Posts: 35   +15

    I recently had this issue and resolved it by deleting all other mouse drivers on the computer. If there is more than one listed in device manager, the top one is usually the one you're using.
     
  11. verneronomous

    verneronomous TS Enthusiast Posts: 43

    Is this a laptop it might have said above if so could be a laptop dock driver and or firmware if you are are on one. Also, I have had issues in the past with this and mine ended up being USB port. I had it plugged into a USB 3.0 port switching it to an older one fixed it. Also, try using a USB hub to connect the mouse or a monitor with built-in USB to ensure it's not hardware. Also if you use a wireless mouse do you see the same problem?
     

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