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Old 07-07-2004, 02:24 AM   #1
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Around two months ago I turned on my computer and the screen looked like a negative picture and there was no longer and arrow showing on screen for the mouse. I can only move around using the tab and arrow buttons.

I ran a virus scan using Mcafee but there were none on the computer. A friend of mine gave me a disc to download adware6 but I needed to go online to continue it but couldn't because the mouse is not working.

I am not sure what the problem is with the computer any ideas? Being without a computer is starting to get to me.

Thank you.
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Old 07-08-2004, 10:43 AM   #2
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Hmmm...

Have you tried Reinstalling Windows?
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Old 07-08-2004, 05:48 PM   #3
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I had the same prob a while back. Pointer not there normaly but appeared in safe mode bootup. I done evry check i could (settings/virus/adware). Nothing, i was puzzled! A PS2 mouse... nothing special. I was forced to back up data in safe mode and reinstall windows..
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Thanks for the suggestions. I will try safe mode and to reinstall over the weekend. Will let you all know how it went when I get back to work on Sunday night.


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Old 07-10-2004, 12:44 AM   #5
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Around two months ago I turned on my computer and the screen looked like a negative picture and there was no longer and arrow showing on screen for the mouse. I can only move around using the tab and arrow buttons.

I ran a virus scan using Mcafee but there were none on the computer. A friend of mine gave me a disc to download adware6 but I needed to go online to continue it but couldn't because the mouse is not working.

I am not sure what the problem is with the computer any ideas? Being without a computer is starting to get to me.

Thank you.
Maybe,how did you get here ?
I needed to go online to continue it but couldn't because the mouse is not working.
IT SEEMS TO BE TONIGHT.

P.S.where have you been these last 2 months ?
Why did you wait so long ? How did you manage ?
This is awfull isn't it,
but here you are.How did you do this ???
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Possibility of a graphics card problem? Is it actually installed? Check all connections outside/inside the computer.

Otherwise, reinstall windows that always fixes

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Old 07-12-2004, 12:40 AM   #7
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Maybe,how did you get here ?
I needed to go online to continue it but couldn't because the mouse is not working.
IT SEEMS TO BE TONIGHT.

P.S.where have you been these last 2 months ?
Why did you wait so long ? How did you manage ?
This is awfull isn't it,
but here you are.How did you do this ???
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I use my computer at work to go online. It really hasn't been that big of a deal not to have one at home I don't use it much anyway since I have acess at work. My niece is the only one who uses it and she's on it much to much anyway.
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Possibility of a graphics card problem? Is it actually installed? Check all connections outside/inside the computer
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Inside the computer?
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I went into save mode this weekend and there was the mouse. Everything was still like a negative though. I was going to try and uninstall and then reinstall windows but couldn't find my original disc that was used to set it all up with.

I also have a few questions about that, if I uninstall windows will I lose all the folders that I have in My Documents? I have no clue ( hence the user name) how to save them so I won't lose any of it when I unistall.

Thanks much for the help!
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Lets slow this down a bit.
You use "Your" computer at work" Is this a laptop ?
If your messing with the boss's thats another thing.
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I use my computer at work to go online. It really hasn't been that big of a deal not to have one at home I don't use it much anyway since I have acess at work. My niece is the only one who uses it and she's on it much to much anyway.
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Is it really "my computer" ? at work.Where does your niece live and use it,at your work it seems.
not to have one at home you said.Where is she ?
But maybe you and your niece should not dial up at the same time.This is quite acceptable.1 at a time.But who's paying the tab ? isp etc.
You,your niece or the boss ?
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Old 07-12-2004, 04:34 AM   #9
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it could be that he refers to the computer he uses each and everyday as his computer even though it is not actually technically his property...
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yes, you will loose all your data. User login's/documents/emails/programes. All of those and whatever else was manualy put on the computer by yourself. If you have a Cdrw then burn some data onto it, or move it across the network and then retreive it later.
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