February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

How to Erase “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Malware)

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

  What is “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC”? And how does it work? “ISP HAS BLOCKED YOUR PC” is a fake alert that pops up on malicious websites pretending to be a legit Microsoft security alert. But what it really is another cyber crooks’ attempt to tricked users into calling a fake tech support number which is why it is categorized as a tech support scam. One of the things that make

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

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  What is Yoshikada ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Yoshikada ransomware is another file-encrypting threat that’s been targetting many users since January 2018. This ransomware Trojan carries out a typical ransomware attack – from the moment it enters a targeted system, it would immediately scan it to look for the following file types to encrypt: .3gp, .7z, .apk

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How to Uninstall Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com? And how does it function? Search.hyourweatherinfonow.com is a search engine created by Polarity Technologies Ltd. – a company widely known for creating tons of unwanted programs. It is also known as “Your Weather Info Now” toolbar. Once it is installed in the system, it quickly makes modifications on the default settings of your browsers s

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Terminating LockMe Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is LockMe ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? LockMe ransomware is a generic file-encoding malware that was first discovered on February 2, 2018. This ransomware threat has a geo-location service that allows its developers to keep track and monitor the infected computers. It seems to target both English and Russian-speaking users and is known to utilize spam bots to p

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Insert Multiple Blank Rows in Excel at once in Windows 10

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

A lot of users find Microsoft Excel fascinating as it is packed with awesome features that help in doing a lot of stuff easier for them. So if you’re the type of user that deals with tons of data and as it keeps on changing, you might encounter a situation where you have to inset multiple blank rows in Excel at once. You probably already know how to inset a blank row or two in Excel but what if

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What to do if Windows 10 PC takes forever to restart

Feb 12th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  It can be somewhat annoying when it takes forever to restart your PC. Just imagine a scenario where you are trying to restart your Windows 10 PC but instead of shutting down and booting up again, it only remains on the screen where it displays a message that says “Restarting” and a circle animation that indicates it is loading. However, it does not even shut down or restart and i

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How to Fix the Windows 10 ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED or ERR_NETWORK_ACCESS_DENIED in Google Chrome

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

If you suddenly find your Google Chrome browser unable to connect to the internet where it only continuously shows an error message that states, ERR_NETWORK_ACCESS_DENIED or ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED, read on as this article will help you in fixing this connection problem on your Windows 10 PC. How? Simply refer to the following options: Option 1 – Try to restart the router Restarting the

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Generating a WLAN Report or Wi-Fi History in Windows 10

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

Windows 10 has this excellent feature where it lets you create a Wi-Fi history that makes it easier and simpler for you to access regular Wi-Fi connections. This feature is a built-in one that allows you to create a history simply by using a network name, duration of the sessions, timings and so on. You also have to know about the details of the usage with this feature as well as keep tabs on the

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How to Fix Parameter incorrect (0x80070057) Error in Windows 10

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  This post will show you how to fix the “The system image restore failed – Parameter incorrect (0x80070057) or because of BIOS/EFI” in Windows 10. You can encounter this kind of error when you try to restore a Windows System Image and the operating system fails to do so. The error message could also be stated like this, “Windows cannot restore a system image to a computer that

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How to Obliterate PornBlackmailer Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is PornBlackmailer ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? PornBlackmailer ransomware is a fake file-encoding Trojan that threatens to encrypt files. This kind of ransomware threat infects computers when a user downloads pornographic video clips from a pornographic website called xvideos. One notable thing about this ransomware and the thing that bothers a lot of security

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