August, 2019  // Posts published in August, 2019

How to Delete Onlinemoviewatchs Redirect (Adware/PUP)

Aug 8th 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Onlinemoviewatchs Redirect? And how does it work? Onlinemoviewatchs, also known as 0gomovies.net, is yet another questionable movie streaming site that supposedly offers users various movies to watch for free online. Although this offer might be tempting, especially if you’re fond of watching movies, it is only a ploy to get users install this program in their browsers. In fact, this

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

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What is Zatrov ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Zatrov ransomware is a new addition to the Djvu/STOP ransomware group that uses a “.zatrov” extension in marking its encrypted files. It seems that the strains of this ransomware group won’t end anytime soon as they only keep coming. Although there are many variants, they’re almost the same as they still follow the same pa

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How to Uninstall Quick Audio Converter Pro (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Quick Audio Converter Pro? And how does it work? Quick Audio Converter Pro is a browser extension that allegedly allows users to convert various audio file formats. This questionable browser extension was previously distributed in the Chrome Web Store but for some reason, it was removed. It was then found that Quick Audio Converter Pro is actually a browser hijacker that can modify the

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Erasing Find My Route Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Aug 5th 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Find My Route Extension? And how does it function? Find My Route Extension is a browser extension that allegedly helps users in finding routes over the web by providing quick links to Google Maps and Bing Maps. Aside from that, it also provides quick links to other sites like the local weather, news, Amazon, Facebook YouTube, Gmail and many more. It may appear like a legitimate applicat

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Deleting ERROR # MS -0x8024402C Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is ERROR # MS -0x8024402C scam? And how does it work? ERROR # MS -0x8024402C scam, as it name suggests, is a scam alert intended to trick victims into thinking that they got a warning alert from Microsoft and that their data is at risk to make them call the fake technical support number. However, you must know better than to fall into this trap for Microsoft does not issue their alerts or

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Removing HideMySearches (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is HideMySearches? And how does it function? HideMySearches is a questionable search engine that claims to protect a user’s privacy while browsing the web. It also claims to improve the browsing experience of users by generating improved search results. However, what it really brings users is not enhanced browsing experience and definitely not privacy but modified search results, not imp

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Deleting Ads by SweetPlayer (Adware/PUP)

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What is Ads by SweetPlayer? And how does it work? SweetPlayer is a dubious program that supposedly makes it easy for users to download and watch a wide variety of videos over the web. It also claims to play most codes like MPEG-2, MP3, AVI and many more, which does not require codec packs. Moreover, this program is also advertised as a “useful” tool that allows users to view videos from You

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Terminating Police Cybercrime Investigation Department Ransomware

Aug 4th 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Police Cybercrime Investigation Department ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Police Cybercrime Investigation Department ransomware is a new cyber threat that aims to trick users into thinking that their computers are locked by the “Policy Cybercrime Investigation Department” due to some unauthorized activity. However, you must not fall for its tricks for the ones tha

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Uninstalling EasyRadioPlayer (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is EasyRadioPlayer? And how does it work? EasyRadioPlayer is an application that can’t be trusted due to a number of reasons and one of them is that it is an unsecure website which means that it is not safe to use when browsing the web. This dubious browser extension supposedly allows users to listen to free music and radio. This may appeal to users who love listening to music and radio.

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Getting Rid of CRITICAL ALERT – Automatic Disinfection Failed Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware/PUP)

Aug 1st 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is CRITICAL ALERT – Automatic Disinfection Failed scam? And how does it work? CRITICAL ALERT – Automatic Disinfection Failed scam is a new deceptive alert designed to trick users into thinking that an automatic disinfection had failed on their Windows computers and that only a Windows technician would be able to fix the problem. Scam alerts like this one are usually hosted on malicious

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