February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

Fixing Windows 10 “A disk read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart” Error

Feb 9th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  If you keep on getting the error, “Disk Read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart” upon booting your Windows 10 PC, here are a couple of things you should check out to resolve the problem. Of course, as per the error message, the first thing you need to try is to press the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys. But when you tap these keys, if on reboot, the system will only take you

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Delete “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” Scam (Adware)

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  What is “Adobe Flash Player is out of date”? And how does it work? “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” is a fake and annoying pop-up delivered by a malicious website aiming to trick users into installing an extremely suspicious program. Redirects to this scam are usually caused by some sponsored content online or when there is an adware program installed in the computer. When

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What to do if Number or Numeric Lock is not working in Windows 10

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Every now and then the Number lock or the Num Lock key in Windows 10 might not work even if it’s already enabled which make things a tad bit troublesome especially when you’re working on something that involves numbers. If you experience this issue, you should find a couple of solutions to fix this. Option 1 – Put your PC in a Clean Boot State Putting your PC in a Clean Boot State help

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Wipe Out BlackRuby Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is BlackRuby ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BlackRuby ransomware is a generic file-encrypting Trojan infection which includes a component for crypto-currency mining. BlackRuby ransomware is the first of its kind to install a mining component on the infected system. Another strange thing about this ransomware is that it targets all kinds of systems except if the I

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How to Erase Qom007.site (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Qom007.site? And how does it work? Qom007.site is a malicious domain that caters to various fake alerts and tech support scams that tries to trick users into thinking that something is wrong with their computer and that they have to download a bogus program to fix it which is completely false. If you always find yourself getting redirected to this malicious domain whenever

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Get Rid of “Call Microsoft Support” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is “Call Microsoft Support”? And how does it work? Call Microsoft Support is a new addition to the group of browser-based tech support scams. This is a fake pop-up displayed on a malicious web page. This deceptive alert claims that your computer is infected with the Zeus virus and that you should call Microsoft support right away. Here’s the complete message of the fake ale

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How to Terminate MindLost Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is MindLost ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? MindLost ransomware is a new crypto-malware that also goes by the name “Paggalangrypt”. Based on the analysis done by security researchers, this ransomware threat seems to be targeting developers and not typical PC users. However, the analysis also revealed that MindLost ransomware might still be under development.

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How to Fix Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Error Code 0x6D9 in Windows 10

Feb 8th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Recently some users reported that they were unable to access the internet and the Windows Firewall throws up an error instead after they installed a security software. If you are one of these users, read on as this post contains some guides on how you can remedy this problem. In this kind of situation, the Windows Firewall would be turned off and the operating system would give an APIPA IP

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How to Fix Problem with wireless adapter or access point in Windows 10

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  In this post, you will see a couple of troubleshooting tips you can try if the Network Diagnostics Troubleshooter suddenly gives out this message on your screen – “Problem with wireless adapter or access point”. The first thing you must do to fix the problem is to isolate the issue first and understand where the problem is coming from, whether it is from the wireless connect

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How to Fix “The specified network name is no longer available” Error in Windows 10

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  If you are currently experiencing an unexpected error when you try to access some shared resources on your Windows 10 PC, read on as this post will show you what to do to fix this problem. When you encounter this problem, you will get the following error message on your screen: “The specified network name is no longer available.” Try to imagine a hypothetical case if a netw

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