2017  // Posts published in 2017

Fixing Windows Update failed to install Error 0x80070643 in Windows 10

Dec 25th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  There are lots of quality improvements introduced in the KB4048955 for Windows 10 where it was able to resolve some serious security vulnerabilities. However, together with this update is a bug that’s been giving users the error 0x80070643 which pops up time and time again whenever they try to install the update. The error 0x80070643 is a Windows Update general error code that coul

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How to Fix Error 0x80070091 in Windows 10

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  This post will help you fix the “Error 0x80070091: The directory is not empty”. You can usually encounter this error when you try to delete a folder. To fix this, you’ll have to do a couple of things – from time to time, you can fix this problem by simply renaming the folder you were trying to delete. But if it didn’t work out, you will still get this error message: “A

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Kill CerBerSysLock Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is CerBerSysLock ransomware? And how does it perform its attack? CerBerSysLock ransomware is a file-encrypting Trojan that first emerged on the 7th of December this year. According to malware analysts, this ransomware threat is based on the Xorist ransomware as both of these programs use the XOR encryption algorithm in its encryption process. Aside from CerBerSysLock ransomware,

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Terminating VMProtect Miner Trojan (Trojan Horse)

Dec 22nd 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is VMProtect Miner Trojan? And how does it function? VMProtect Miner Trojan is a malicious program categorized as a Trojan horse and is used to mine digital cryptocurrencies on the affected computer. To put it simply, VMProtect Miner Trojan is used by cyber crooks to earn digital money called Monero by using the infected computer’s resources without the user knowing. Technicall

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Getting Rid of the Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up (Tech Support Scam)

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  What is Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up? And how does it work? Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up is another tech support scam roaming all over the web. This tech support scam is part of a known online tactic. If you suddenly find yourself getting redirected to malicious sites displaying the Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Pop-up, then your

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Eliminate WantMoney Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is WantMoney ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? WantMoney ransomware is a crypto-malware first observed on December 4, 2017. This file-encrypting threat targets not just English-speaking users but also Chinese users. It is designed to encrypt files using the AES cipher. Once it is able to infiltrate the system, it starts to look for particular files that are genera

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What to do if USB Selective Suspend feature is disabled in Windows 10

- by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

If you have read the previous post about how to use the USB Selective Suspend feature in Windows 10, then you’d know that this feature issued to save power by putting a particular USB port into a suspended mode. So if you find that the USB Selective Suspend feature is disabled on your Windows 10 PC then read on as this post will show you what to do with that scenario. To start, follow the given

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What to do if Microsoft Excel only opens a blank document in Windows 10

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  Have you ever experienced opening a particular file but it does not open on the very first go? It is quite irritating especially when it happens all the time. One of the programs experiencing this kind of issue is Microsoft Excel. This datasheet managing app in Microsoft is undeniably one of the most in-demand data tabulation tool but there are times when it could also face some issu

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How to Use the USB Selective Suspend Feature on Windows 10

Dec 21st 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

As time passes, Windows 10 has been getting a lot of useful features for its users. These features both benefit the consumers as well as developers. Together with new features, Windows 10 hasn’t forgotten improving the old ones and one of which is the USB Selective Suspend feature. What is the USB Selective Suspend feature? And how do you use it? The improvised Windows 10 Selective Suspend

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How to Delete CryptoManiac Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is CryptoManiac ransomware? And how does it perform its attack? CryptoManiac ransomware is a file-encoding malware designed to encrypt files to leave them inaccessible to its victims. It demands victims to pay ransom in exchange for data recovery. It makes use of the AES cipher in corrupting its targeted files and insists on paying $500 in Bitcoins as soon as possible. Cybercrimina

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