September, 2017  // Posts published in September, 2017

Eliminating the Searchbox.xyz (Adware/Browser Hijacker/Malware/Redirect)

Sep 30th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Searchbox.xyz? Searchbox.xyz is also known as the Searchbox redirect, it is also an unreliable search tool that falls into the category of browser hijackers that has a goal of generating revenue for its creators which is the CBS Interactive Network by simply presenting you with advertising content. The content is inserted into your search results and to all the pages that you visi

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How to Eliminate DilmaLocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

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What is DilmaLocker ransomware? DilmaLocker ransowmare is a new ransomware-type of infection discovered by xXToffeeXx. Just like a typical ransomware infection, its main goal is to take over its victim’s computer and encrypt their files, holding them hostage in exchange for a ransom. This ransomware shares some similarities with BTCWare, Gryphon, Aleta ransomwares. Most ransomware infection l

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How to Get Rid of Mobisearch.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Mobisearch.co? And how does it function? Mobisearch.co is a search engine promoted as a tool that enhances browsing experience by offering search results from Google as well as Bing databases as shown on its main page. This search engine is developed by AirFind – a company who also developed Websrch.net which is known to be a potentially unwanted program and a browser hijacker. On

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Removing Yahlover.worm (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is Yahlover.worm? Yahlover.worm is another nasty alert displayed on highly-suspicious websites. These kind of alert stating that the Yahlover.worm has been detected in the system is yet another scam alert to lure users into purchasing services from “scammy” remote tech support companies. When the Yahlover.worm scam is displayed in your browser, it displays alerts similar to the foll

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Termintaing Mystic Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

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What is Mystic ransomware? Mystic ransomware is a ransomware Trojan which can leave your files inaccessible. It is a new file-encrypting threat discovered on September 14, 2017. According to researchers, the very name of this ransomware may possibly pertain to the Team Mystic in Pokemon Go. This malware manifests a strange behavior, because unlike typical ransomware infections, although it encr

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How to Eliminate nRansom Ransomware (Screen-locking Malware)

Sep 29th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

Most ransomware infections demand money in exchange for the decryption key to decrypt encrypted files. But this time, a malware named nRansom change the usual money for ransom to nude pictures in exchange for unlocking the computer. So what exactly is nRansom ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? nRansom ransomware is discovered by the MalwareHunterTeam. This malware actually works

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Get Rid of Windows Warning Alert Tech Support Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is Windows Alert Tech Support Scam? Windows Alert Tech Support Scam is yet another web browser advertisement displayed on shady remote tech support companies that tries to scare users into thinking that their computer is infected with some kind of a virus and that the alert is issued by Microsoft. Many users, especially ones who’d never seen this kind of scam alert, are tricked into call

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What to do if Windows 10 Cortana “Ask Me Anything” is not Working

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

We all know that Cortana is one of the most popular features in Windows 10. And without a doubt, it is one of the awesome artificial intelligence-based personal assistants. You can simply access Cortana in Windows 10 on the Start Menu or through the Taskbar. Recently, several users reported experiencing some issues with the Taskbar search feature or the “Ask Me Anything”. The primary issue

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Uninstall Yoga Search Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Yoga Search Extension? And how does it work? Yoga Search Extension is a suspicious browser extension for Google Chrome. One of the things that make this extension dubious is the fact that it’s not even available on the Chrome Web Store even though it is specifically made for Google Chrome browser. Aside from that, this extension sneaks its way into your computer without you noticing w

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What to do if the program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News Tips Uncategorized Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Are you one of the users who tried opening a program on your Windows 10 PC but were unable to because of the error, “The program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing from your computer”? If you are, then read on. This post will provide you a couple of things you can try to fix the problem. What is exactly is the cause of the error “The program can’t start because VCRUNTIM

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