Re: Flickering screen + crazy cursor?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by °Mike°, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. °Mike°

    °Mike° Guest

    Uninstall the screensaver. Do NOT trust just AVG for your
    antivirus needs.

    Online Antivirus scanners:
    --------------------------
    http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp
    http://www.kaspersky.com/remoteviruschk.html
    http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/default.asp
    http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/activescan.asp
    http://commandondemand.com/eval/index.cfm
    http://www.ravantivirus.com/scan/
    http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/licence.php
    http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp
    http://scan.sygatetech.com/prestealthscan.html

    Anti-virus programs:
    --------------------
    eZ Antivirus (Computer Associates)
    http://www.my-etrust.com/products/Antivirus.cfm

    Vet (Computer Associates)
    http://www.vet.com.au/html/products/index.html

    Sophos
    http://www.sophos.com/products/software/antivirus/

    F-Prot
    http://www.f-prot.com/download/


    Anti-trojan:
    ------------
    Trojan Defence Suite
    http://tds.diamondcs.com.au/

    Trojan Hunter
    http://www.misec.net/trojanhunter.jsp

    Trojan Remover
    http://www.simplysup.com/

    Tauscan
    http://www.agnitum.com/products/tauscan/


    Anti-spyware:
    ---------------------
    Spybot Search & Destroy
    http://security.kolla.de/

    Ad-Aware
    http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

    Spyware Blaster
    http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareblaster.html

    HijackThis
    http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/


    *** Clean your system - see my sig.


    On Thu, 24 Jul 2003 21:44:13 +0100, in
    <oIXTa.6909$>
    eugene scrawled:

    >My son was on-line the other night and the only thing I know he downloaded
    >was a screensaver. However, since then Ive been experiencing seriously
    >irritating problems. When I start up, my screen flickers for about 15 mins
    >or so and my cursor jumps all over the screen. I keep getng disconnected and
    >now, tonight, as I write this, I hear a crackle occasionally which signifies
    >some sort of outage as whatever I was writing has missed letters (as in
    >getting in the above line). I suspected a virus but did an update and
    >complete scan using AVG 6.0 yet nothing showed up. Every time I perform an
    >action, should it be to close a page or even minimise one, and especially
    >when I save something, everything freezes for up to a minute and there is no
    >response from my mouse or any key. This is seriously annoying as I'm sure
    >you can imagine. The only other noticeable fault is that my clock has gone a
    >little off. Anybody got any ideas what could be wrong?


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    °Mike°, Jul 25, 2003
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