July, 2017  // Posts published in July, 2017

How to Make Facebook Videos Stop Playing Sound Automatically

Jul 21st 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

In its goal to make our Facebook experience even better and convenient, Facebook has since created updates to do so. One of these updates includes videos playing automatically-with sound. So when a video starts, even if you haven’t tapped the play button, the sound also automatically starts. It can get annoying rather than convenient sometimes especially if the video playing is quite loud and yo

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Getting Rid of Ctryl.today (Adware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Ctryl.today? And how does it work? Ctryl.today is a rogue website that offers suspicious cyber security programs to all the users who come across its domain. Just like a typical adware, scareware and other PUPs, it forces users to protect their computer using the PCKeeper tool. Even though it is a legitimate program, it has features which are kind of suspicious which caught the attentio

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Removing the Mich78 Ransomware

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Mich78 ransomware? And how does it work? Mich78 is new file-encrypting threat discovered on July 18, 2017. It appears to be an independent project and does not show any traces of code which are typically seen on HiddenTear and EDA2 ransomware variants like the Luxnut and AnonFive ransomware. Right now, it is not clear who is behind Mich78 ransomware yet. Although Mich78 ransomware se

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How to Fix Corrupted Windows Update System Files Using DISM Tool

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Windows Update in Windows 10 is essential to keep your operating system and other Windows 10 programs up-to-date. However, there are times when Windows Update encounters different kinds of problems when there is something wrong on its system files that affected its function. So when that happens, you may experience certain problems in installing them. If there’s a damaged or corrupted system fil

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How to Get Rid of Speedydialsearch.com (PUP/Browser Hijacker)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Speedydialsearch.com? And how does it work? Speedydialsearch.com is a search engine developed by Hopebest Inc. Media. This search engine looks like a typical web search service. It is a plain page with white background that contains a search box and a search button. At the top of the page, there are letters S and T and at the bottom part of the page, there are links to Hopebest’s Priv

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How to Terminate Naampa Ransomware

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Naampa ransomware? And how does it work? Naampa ransomware is file-encoding virus makes use of RSA 2048 encryption algorithm in encrypting the targeted files. It appends .crptd file extension to each of your system’s database, archive files, videos, mp3, mp4, text files and other kinds of files. After it executes the encryption, it drops a file named README !.jpg which is the ransom n

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How to Remove Convertpdfsearch.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Convertpdfsearch.com? And how does it work? Convertpdfsearch.com is presented as a “high quality” internet search engine that claims to significantly enhance your browsing experience through coming up with improved search results that also allows its users to convert PDF file formats. This search engine is developed by HopeBest Inc. Media. On a first glance, this search engine may l

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Eliminating Viro Ransomware

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Viro ransomware? And how does it work? Viro ransomware is a malicious software and a newly-found crypto virus. It is a new variant of the HiddenTear open source platform that is coded to encrypt your files in exchange for a ransom. Its interface shows a modified picture of Jesus Christ with the face of an unknown person. Viro ransomware travels in a bundle together with a keylogger and

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How to Remove Nyknicksbuzzsearch.com Redirects

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com?   The search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com is a legitimate Internet search engine that claims to significantly improves the Internet browsing experience by generating improved results. Basing on its  appearance alone, search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com barely differs from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other legitimate search engines. No wonder many users believe

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How to Remove Cookies On-Off Extension 1.0.1 Extensions

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Pc Protection Virus Removal | 0 Comment

Cookies On-Off Extension 1.0.1 We are talking about a program called Cookies On-Off Extension 1.0.1 here. Since it is being classified as a browser hijacker, this software could function in much more explained way: The program may infect your computer without your  permission and invade and modify your browser apps after that. Neither Explorer, nor Chrome and Firefox can be safe from this k

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