How to delete Boot Sector Virus

February 7, 2018 at 10:03:40
Specs: Windows 10
My typing jumps all over. Text disappears, or drops in totally different location. How to get out of this?

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#1
February 7, 2018 at 10:31:28
Have you confirmed that this really is a boot sector virus, including using a different (USB) keyboard?
Excuse my asking but so often it isn't a virus.

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#2
February 8, 2018 at 01:48:35
Are you sure you are not touching the trackpad with your wrist?
my mom also claimed to have a virus untill i taped over her trackpad ^^

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#3
February 10, 2018 at 10:04:45
Why would you think you have boot sector virus?

https://kb.iu.edu/d/ahll#symptoms


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#4
February 11, 2018 at 18:56:58
nothing has stopped this problem

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#5
February 11, 2018 at 18:58:16
I have typed forever without getting the touch pad involved while typing.

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#6
February 11, 2018 at 19:06:10
Have you tried an external USB keyboard then?

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#7
November 7, 2018 at 03:49:41
Many touch pads have "sensing" ability in that you don't have to actually touch the touch the pad to get movement.
Other usual problems with weak and dying batteries in external key board or mouse.
If you plug in n external mouse, that will often alleviate screwy motions on the screen.
People sear they don't touch the keyboard. And they don't. Try and external mouse first.

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#8
November 7, 2018 at 04:45:19
The behavior described in the original post cannot be caused by a
keyboard problem. But it is exactly what happens when a touchpad
is being accidentally touched. Or *almost* touched. That is most
likely what is happening.

A solution is to turn off the touchpad. I have my computer set to
automatically turn off the touchpad whenever a mouse is plugged in.
And I always use a mouse.

In Windows 10, go to the Control Panel, then Mouse. One of the tabs
is Device Settings. That tab is added by the touchpad driver, which in
my computer is made by Symantics. On that dialog is a checkbox:
"Disable internal pointing device when external USB pointing device
is attached". Check it, and use a mouse.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis


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#9
November 7, 2018 at 20:44:02
Please note that this post is from February.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#10
November 7, 2018 at 22:22:18
Arrrrrggggghhhhh.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis


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