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Mouse cursor hijack?

Posted on 2008-06-11
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I'm cleaning spyware off an XP box and I have it almost  all cleaned except for the mouse.  Right now it's a right hand with index finger extended.  But it's also been a red drum with beating drum sticks.

Any thoughts on how to eradicate this? I've run hijackthis spybot and antivirus scans but the problem persists.
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Question by:veedar
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by:rpggamergirl
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Can you attach your Hijackthis log file here please so we can take a look.
Checkmark the "Attach Code Snippet" and paste your log in that window.
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Sorry if its obvious but have you tried
Start->Settings->Control Panel->Mouse
In the Mouse Properties dialog box select Pointers and check the settings there
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by:cybrexus
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goto start button
pick [control panel >]
pick mouse
pick pointer tab (not options)
"normal select" should be highlighted
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by:veedar
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Ahh yes it was set in Control Panel -> Mouse -> Pointers tab to use the "Conductor" system scheme.   I set the scheme to none and it's back to normal.
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