February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

Uninstalling GamingApp Search Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Feb 15th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is GamingApp Search Extension? And how does it function? GamingApp Search Extension is a promoted as a program that supposedly helps users “easily search the web for FREE unlimited games”. This program is from Superappbox.com which is published in the Chrome Web Store. Many users were lead to believe that this extension provides a customized a search service which is created

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How to Erase Searcheasytowatchtv.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.easytowatchtv.com? And how does it function? Search.easytowatchtv.com, also called Easy To Watch TV, is advertised as a legitimate program that allows users to watch TV through the internet. At first glance, it might seem that this program won’t ever cause any malicious behaviour. And even though it helps you in finding links to popular TV shows, Sports, as well as la

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Get Rid of Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page (Adware/PUP)

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  What is the Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page? And how does it function? Your Device Is Showing Suspicious Surfing Behaviour Page is a new scam website that accuses the user of “suspicious surfing behaviour”. As soon as the pop-up is displayed on the screen, it begins to mine crypto-currency in Monero as its gullible victims continue to browse the web having

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Terminating Defender Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Defender ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Defender ransomware is a new ransomware infection recently discovered in February 2018. As soon as it is able to enter a targeted system, it will check if there is an antivirus program installed on it. It also begins to query the kernel debugger data so it can evade detection if there is an antivirus installed in the s

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Zoom in or out using Mouse Wheel in Photos app on Windows 10

Feb 14th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

If you scroll up or down in the Photos app in Windows 10 it should display the previous or the next image by default. However, if that feature is not enough for you and you want to zoom in or out using the mouse wheel in the Photos app then read on as this post will show you how to do so. As pointed out early on, there’s a feature in the Photos app where it shows the previous or the next imag

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Eliminating TBlocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is TBlocker ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? TBlocker ransomware is a file-encoding Trojan designed to encrypt files to make them inaccessible to its victims. TBlocker ransomware spreads as a malicious executable file named TBlocker.exe which was caught spreading online since February 2018. Once it is able to get a hold of a targeted computer, it alters the Windo

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Delete Google Survey Scam (Adware)

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What is Google Survey Scam? And how does it work? Google Survey Scam, as its name suggests, is a scam alert that’s been roaming the web recently. It asks users to participate in a short survey online and win a new iPhone X – clearly, it’s only a ploy to get users to fill out the survey so it can coax personal information out of the unsuspecting users. As soon as you get redirected to the

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How to Wipe Out DCRTR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is DCRTR ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? DCRTR ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that appends the .dcrtr extension to its targeted files. The moment it enters a system, this crypto-malware performs a series of unwanted activities which could result in the malware getting administrative privileges to read and write files in the infected computer. It also modifi

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Obliterating MBRlock Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 13th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is MBRlock ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? MBRlock is data-encrypting ransomware Trojan primarily aimed at Chinese users. According to researchers, this crypto-malware functions similarly to other notorious ransomware infections like RedBoot ransomware and the ONI ransomware though it isn’t known yet if these threats are somewhat related to one another. As

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What to do if Windows 10 Laptop keyboard is not working

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You may at times encounter a problem where the keyboard of your laptop just stops working. In cases like this, the external devices or the trackpad might still be working. However, the issue might lie in the built-in keyboard itself. To get that keyboard working again, this post will provide you a couple of helpful tips you could use. Note that the tips provided in this post may or may not be t

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