virus?? my droid does whatever it wants!!

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    I have a droid.. its doing whatever it dam well pleases.. I did a hard restore.. and it still just types, or opens things randomly and goes crazy.. what can I do?
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    Return it.
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    did you expose it to water?

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    no. It just started being a little crazy. So I shut it down and rebooted it.. then it really went crazy.
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    Is it plugged in? My droid always went crazy when I had it plugged in with a non-Motorola charger

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    unless hard restore means sbf, I suggest sbfing. if it didn't go away with a data wipe it might be a virus, id also recommend downloading lookout mobile security and researching apps(not saying you don't, but suggesting if that is the case).

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    I have lookout on my phone. I have had that for quite some time. I was even able to get it to do a scan. It shows ok... but I did do a data wipe (return to factory) I even had a hard time activating it again, becuz the droid would push number keys in the activation call. I finally got it activated.. still goes nuts
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    it might be a hardware issue too then, are you rooted?

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    I dont even know what rooted means.. sorry ?
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    there are several guides in this forum on rooting/sbfing, if you have no other options I suggest following one of those and hopefully it will resolve your issue.

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    My droid does the exact same thing. It opens programs, calls people, cuts and pastes things and simply twitches. Its very frustrating.
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    If a factory reset doesn't resolve this and you aren't plugged into a non OEM charger when it is happening, call Verizon for a replacement if you have had it under a year because it is probably a hardware issue.
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    Sounds more like a screen issue to me.
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