VIRUSES - Various

  mo674 01:06 25 Dec 2003
Locked

Can a mouse hold a virus as my optical mouse via USB was working fine then i got a nasty virus and i have swappedmy mouse to another PC (kids can have the wheeled thing!!) It does not work and is fully installed etc. The virus (I think) stopped (one by one) my printer, my mouse, my speakers then my HDD. The hDD will now not format either!! Motherboard is sound allegedly (according to PC Tech).

  smegs 01:27 25 Dec 2003

Merry Xmas by the sound of it. Can U take the H/drive out and drop it into another Pc? Just to C if it will format that way. Do U know what the VIRUS was/is??

  Gaz 25 01:38 25 Dec 2003

There is no writable memory inside a mouse, therefore, no.

  Forum Editor 01:44 25 Dec 2003

it's not possible for a mouse to be infected by or carry a virus.

  mo674 16:09 25 Dec 2003

Thanks Guys.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) review

The art of 'British' pulp fiction

Best password managers for Mac

TV & streaming : comment regarder le Tournoi des Six Nations 2018 ?