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Fixing the error “Can’t open this item” on Windows 10

Oct 17th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

A couple of users reported getting the error message: “Can’t open this item. It might have been moved, renamed, or deleted”. If you’re one of them, then read on. This kind of problem happens for a lot of reasons but one thing’s for sure – it has something to do with some changes in the value of a particular Registry key. This error pops up when you click on a pinned icon on your

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What to do if xinput1_3.dll or d3dx9_43.dll is missing on Windows 10

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

  When you try to open a program but you got an error message instead saying – “This program can’t start because xinput1_3.dll or d3dx9_43.dll is missing from your computer” – this article will provide you a couple of instructions to fix it. This kind of problem occurs mainly when you try to launch a game. A number of games’ setup files usually come with the DirectX install

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Wipe Out Network Security Breach (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is Network Security Breach? Network Security Breach is a new tech support scam roaming the web. It belongs to the Trojan group of tech support scams. Network Security Breach displays a fake Windows Update screen as you can see on the illustration above. The fake Windows Update screen is followed by an error message stating that your computer was deactivated because of a network s

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Deleting the Eorezo Virus (Adware)

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

  What is Eorezo? And how does it behave? Eorezo is an adware infection that breaks into the system through an application or a browser infection or an add-on. Once installed, it displays all kinds of advertisements on a browser. Although it isn’t considered to be a complex virus, its persistent behavior and suspicious features raise security concerns. The data breach in the Equifa

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How to Fix the NET::ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM Error in Google Chrome on Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Tips | 0 Comment

  When you receive an error – “Your connection is not private, NET::ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM” – while using Google Chrome, this could mean that attacker might be trying to steal your information from the website you are trying to open. So when you get this particular error, this article will show you how to go about it. You can encounter this kind of error with the HTT

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Eliminating Master PC Cleaner (PUP)

Oct 16th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

  What is Master PC Cleaner? And how does it function? Master PC Cleaner is a PC optimization program advertised to speed up Window PC’s performance as well as solve several system issues and errors by cleaning up the registry and add-ons and manage startup. Despite its seemingly impeccable advertisement, security experts deemed this program to be potentially dangerous to your compute

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Terminate the Unknown System Failure Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is the Unknown System Failure scam? Unknown System Failure scam is nothing but a fake alert with the intent of deceiving users – making them believe that there is some kind of a system failure in their computer systems.  Unknown System Failure scam is a web browser advertisement users usually encounter after they click on a suspicious link. When you encounter the Unknown Sy

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How to Fix the Error “Something bad happened, Unknown layout specified in manifest” in Windows Store

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

  Lately, a lot of users have reported getting the error “Something bar happened, Unknown layout specified in manifest” when they try to access the Windows Store. If you are one of the users suffering this problem, then keep reading as this post will help you fix the problem. Before you start though, keep in mind that this issue was already addressed to Microsoft and that they are

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Adjusting Screen Brightness on a Windows 10 Laptop

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

Majority of the modern devices nowadays comes with their own Brightness Control settings which lets users adjust the screen brightness to a comfortable level they prefer. Such option is also available on Windows 10 laptops as well. Hence, this article will show you how to do just that – this post will tackle a very basic functionality which is adjusting your laptop’s screen brightness. More sp

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How to Remove Setli (Adware/PUP)

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

  What is Setli? And how does it function? Setli is a program that supposedly allows users to access and browse restricted websites while keeping their privacy protected by modifying the DNS settings. However, unbeknownst to users who installed it, it is actually an ad-supported program or an adware. Upon installation, it causes numerous problems whenever you browse the internet which i

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