February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

How to Stop Firefox from opening new tabs when clicking a link

Feb 19th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Tips | 0 Comment

There are times when Mozilla Firefox opens empty tabs or new windows repeatedly out of the blue – this is caused by some bug in the browser. When that happens, you might have to close and restart the browser. However, all those opened empty tabs will reopen again in case you restore the previous session. In this post, you’ll know exactly how you can stop Firefox from opening new tabs or window

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

Feb 16th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.yourvidconverter.com? And how does it work? Search.yourvidconverter.com is a bogus search engine that claims to help users in converting video formats quickly. On a first glance, this program might seem useful as it displays local weather updates, and provides shortcuts to other websites that also offer video conversion services. However, looks can really be deceiving a

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Opening Windows Store apps on Startup in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  This article will show you how you can open UWP or Windows Store apps on you every startup or boot in your on your Windows 10 PC. Making programs run on startup is not rocket science. However, not all users know how to make Windows 10 open Windows Store apps on startup – the process in doing so is easy simply follow the given steps below. Step 1: The first thing you have to do i

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How to Remove Honor Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransowmare)

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

  What is Honor ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Honor ransomware is a file-encrypting threat which was first discovered on February 8, 2018. After its infiltration on a targeted computer, it connects to its Command and Control server to download additional malicious files. After that, it implements a series of unwanted activities in the system. Its primary malicious fi

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Wipe Out Blank Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Blank ransomware? And how does it carry out it attack? Blank ransomware is a new ransomware threat discovered recently which appears to be an original threat developed by an unknown individual or group. This means that Blank ransomware does not correspond to any of the famous ransomware threats. Once it carries out its attack, it starts an “information gathering” module to

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How to Delete Search.searchfecc.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.searchfecc.com? And how does it function? Search.searchfecc.com is yet another questionable search engine by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It seems like this company have been busy lately as it has spawned new search engine – all of which are under the category of browser hijackers. Of course, as expected, Search.searchfecc.com also belongs to the same category. This

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Terminate Tear Dr0p Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Tear Dr0p ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Tear Dr0p ransomware is a data-locking infection that invades targeted computer systems to encrypt files. Tear Dr0p ransomware is different from a typical ransomware threat as it does not demand a ransom payment to recover files but it tricks its victims into playing a game. As soon as it is able to infiltrate a syst

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Erasing Search.hgetsports.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.hgetsports.net? And how does it work? Search.hgetsports.net is another search engine developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. This program promises to let users watch live sports TV shows online and stream it with just one click. Users who are fond of sports may be tricked into installing this program due to its attractive description and seemingly useful interface. Howe

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Fixing Windows might be installed in an unsupported directory Error in Windows 10

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

  Did you ever encounter a big Windows 10 issue where it seems like there is no workaround for it? A fresh install and resetting the PC are some of the recommendations experts and other users might advise as it usually works and will give you a fresh start with all of your files back in their default state. Most users tend to use the same installation media when doing a fresh instal

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Remove Search.searchismfa.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.searchismfa.com? And how does it function? Search.searchismfa.com is a questionable search engine that supposedly offers advanced functionality. This search engine delivers search results from Yahoo. So when you use it to search for a particular topic, you will be redirected to search results from Yahoo. Aside from that, it also supposedly allows users to plan trips, wh

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