May, 2018  // Posts published in May, 2018

Obliterating Sequre Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

May 3rd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Sequre ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Sequre ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that was first discovered in the last week of April 2018. This crypto-malware utilizes the AES encryption algorithm in encrypting the files it targets. It appears to be a strain of CryptConsole 2.0 ransomware. As soon as it enters a system, it will try to achieve persistence by

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What to do if Network computers are not showing in Windows 10

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

If you find that the Network Discovery is not working as expected after you have recently upgraded your operating system to the new Windows 10 v1803 version, where you can now notice that the Workgroup PCs or network places are either not showing or missing, then read on as this post will provide you a couple of things you can try to resolve the problem. So if your network computers are missing

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Close or Terminate Preinstalled System Apps via Windows 10 Settings

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

Since Microsoft has enhanced the functionality of the Windows 10 Settings panel that now opens by simply clicking on the Win + I keys at the same time, with the Windows 10 v1803, you might no longer have to open the Task Manager to close any apps that are not responding as you can close any preinstalled system apps directly from the Windows 10 Settings panel. For a long time, users have utilize

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Eliminating NRansom Reborn Ransomware (Ransomware/Screen-locker)

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

  What is NRansom Reborn ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? NRansom Reborn ransomware is a new version of the nRansom ransomware which was discovered in 2017. According to security experts, this new nRansom variant spreads via a malicious payload named “Hide My Ass VPN” software. Once this malicious file is opened, NRansom Reborn ransomware gets installed in the syste

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Fixing The “Task Host is stopping background tasks” Error in Windows 10

May 1st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  When you try to shut down Windows and you weren’t able to close all the programs properly, usually the operating system will throw up a window that asks you to close the program or shut your computer anyway – you can use either of the options to proceed. However, there are some cases when there is a specific internal process that could be preventing the shutdown or restart and yo

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How to Free Up Disk Space via Windows 10 Settings

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

With the latest Windows 10 version comes a new built-in tool that you can use to remove unnecessary files from your PC so you can free up some space in your PC, hence the name “Free Up Space”. This built-in tool makes use of the Windows 10 feature called Storage Sense that can automatically clean junk files from the computer in every 15, 30, 60 days or even every day. So if you want to utilize

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