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Posts Tagged ‘virus’



Will Reformatting Kill A Virus?

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Reformatting your hard drive will remove a virus from your system, but there are also some less radical solutions. Continue reading

Help! My Phone Is Freezing!

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Phones getting buggy or freezing have become a common problem. But there was a few solutions you can try out… Continue reading

What Do I Do With a Hijacked Computer?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

If you suddenly can’t get past a boot screen that you don’t recognize, odds are that your machine has been hijacked. This is a very hard to repair infection, but there are ways. Continue reading

How Do I Turn Off Safe Search?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Find out why your browser always brings up the “SafeSearch” page and how to fix this problem. Continue reading

Shirleylou needs some help opening her backup CDs. We talk her through the process. Continue reading

Help! Computer Hijacked By Dancing Girl

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Their computer was hijacked by a lockscreen virus. Here’s what they need to do to get it back. Continue reading

How can you prevent your computer from being infected with viruses? How do viruses even spread? Find out today, with an awesome infographic! Continue reading

Ransomware Virus Attacks On The Rise

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Law enforcement agencies are warning computer users to be on the lookout for ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of malware that works by hijacking your computer. Lockscreen ransomware locks your screen and displays a message that says you’ve violated federal law by accessing sites associated with terrorism, child pornography or other criminal activities. Continue reading

DecryptLinks

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Investigate shortened links and determine if they are safe to browse with this short link decryption site. Continue reading

Have you ever been told to get a malware scanner? Ever received the threat of a virus? Have you been advised not to use a specific program because it has spyware? What is the difference? Do you need a separate program for each, or does one cover them all? A lot of questions need to be answered, so we’ll cover them one by one. Continue reading

Getting an error on start-up because of a program? Here are some steps to fix it. Continue reading

How To Fix That Full Hard Drive

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

A full hard drive can cause all kinds of problems for your machine, including but not limited to a slow computer and, ultimately, hard drive failure. There are a number of possible reasons for this. Continue reading

Is your computer sending out random messages to people in your address book? You may be infected with a virus. Read more to find out why and how to fix it. Continue reading

Some viruses hide your files, and sometimes this remains in effect even after the virus has been removed. You can restore those hidden files using this nifty command prompt trick, though. Check it out! Continue reading

Learn about the dangers of Internet browsing and what information computer hackers can view if they gain access to your personal computer. Continue reading

Blinded by the Pop-up

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Here’s a possible ways to fix a pop-up blocking your computer monitor. Continue reading

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