December, 2017  // Posts published in December, 2017

How to Eliminate Retis Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Dec 28th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Retis ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Retis ransomware is another file-encrypting malware discovered by a security researcher named SDK on December 19 2017. This ransomware is created using the .NET framework. It appears to target French-speaking users however it might also target other users as this ransomware can be modified to support English and other lan

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How to Fix Error 651 in Windows 10

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

  If you are one of the users who got a pop-up error message stating, “Error 651: The modem (or other connecting devices) has reported an error” on your Windows 10 PC, read on as this post will show you how to fix it. This error signifies that the required system driver file has failed to run. The good thing is you don’t have to worry as there are workarounds for this error that

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Terminating NxRansomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

    What is NxRansomware? And how does it execute its attack? NxRansomware or Nx (Next) Ransomware is an open-source ransomware project developed by G.B. Moralez. Way back in 2016, it was freely accessible in GitHub for merely research purposes. The following context outlines the real purpose of NxRansomware: “Disclaimer This code is created and maintained only for a res

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Get Rid of Error 268D3-XC00037 Scam (Tech Support Scam)

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  What is Error 268D3-XC00037 scam? And how does it function? Error 268D3-XC00037 is yet another web browser-based tech support scam that displays an alert stating that your computer has been blocked due to error# 268D#-XC00037. Clearly, it is nothing but a scam that prompts users to call some remote support number for further assistance. Since this is obviously a scam alert, you should

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How to Fix “Windows could not automatically detect this network’s proxy settings” Error in Windows 10

Dec 27th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

This post will show you what to do is you see a yellow exclamatory sign on the Network icon in the system tray and when you receive an error message stating, “Windows could not automatically detect this network’s proxy settings”. Restarting the router may solve the problem but not most of the time – so in such instances, you have to further troubleshoot the problem to fix it – to do so,

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Fixing the “Your DNS Server might be unavailable” Error in Windows 10

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

  If you are recently facing some problems with your internet connection where the error message stating that “Your DNS Server might be unavailable” in the Windows Network Diagnostic Troubleshooter, here are some things you can try to fix it. Restarting the Wi-Fi router can sometimes solve the problem, but if it doesn’t work for your case, then follow the given solutions below to

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Disabling the Insecure Connection Icon in Firefox’s Address Bar in Windows 10

Dec 26th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  When you view or visit a secure website, the site will display an identity button in the Firefox browser, also known as padlock that appears in green. However, there are instances when it might display a gray padlock with a red strikethrough or some yellow warning triangle or a broken padlock. The Site Identity button or the padlock, under normal circumstances, appears in Firefox

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How to Fix the Error 0x00000000: “The operation completed successfully” in Windows 10

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  If you receive the “Error 0x00000000: The operation completed successfully” on a pop-up box while trying to copy a file, it could mean that you might not be able to finish copying that file. The pop-up box of the error message offers you options such as to “Try again” or to “Cancel”. If neither of the given options worked for you, then read on as this post will show you a

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Uninstall Themovie-hub.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Dec 25th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Themovie-hub.net? And how does it function? Themovie-hub.net is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser. This Chrome extension is promoted as a program that helps web users get instant access to movies and help them decide which movie to watch next by providing latest news, movie trailers and clips. This extension is developed by FirstGate Mobile Limited. It also claims

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Fixing Firefox Error: File could not be saved because the source file could not be read in Windows 10

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Mozilla Firefox may display an error message stating “File could not be saved because the source file could not be read” when you try to download a file from the internet. And in of the “File”, the path of the file will be stated, for instance, “appdata\local\temp”. Or it could also ask you to contact the server administrator or try again later. If you are currently having this problem

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