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How to Get Rid of Chromesearch.win (Browser Hijacker)

Nov 17th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Chromesearch.win? And how does it function? Chromesearch.win is a browser extension imitating Google Chrome based on its appearance. However, unlike Google Chrome, Chromesearch.win is a browser hijacker. Once it is installed, it will immediately hijack your browser’s settings by changing your default search engine, home page and new tab settings. This browser hijacker is ide

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Eradicate “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” Scam (Malware)

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

  What is “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found”? And how does it function? “The Mercury Text Font Was Not Found” is a new browser scam trying to lure users into downloading the ttf.js file. This assault which uses social engineering, targets legitimate sites and corrupt their web codes – because of this, users won’t be able to see the real content of the website but see a co

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How to share your files wirelessly with Near Share on Windows 10

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

Microsoft has once again made its users’ life easier as it introduces a feature that will let Windows 10 PCs share files to nearby PCs with the help of Bluetooth. This feature is called “Near Share” which allows users to share files wirelessly to nearby PCs. There are times when you’re in a meeting with your boss or you’re hanging out with your colleagues that you have to send a repor

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Mute a Tab in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

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

Microsoft has made various improvements in Windows 10, one of which is its flagship browser, Microsoft Edge. The browser’s new features now allow users to preview and set aside tabs. However, not everything is going exactly according to some user’s taste as the Internet Explorer successor is auto-playing videos that suddenly starts to blast out some music or dialogue out of nowhere. This can r

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

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

  What is ABC ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? ABC ransomware is a recently-discovered crypto-malware that stealthily infiltrates computer systems. Since this ransomware’s activity is low, security experts are still puzzled and trying to figure out what ransomware group ABC ransomware belongs to but if you observe its appended file extension, it might actually refer to

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What to do if Outlook can’t connect to Gmail in Windows 10

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

  Outlook cannot connect to Gmail, keeps asking for password Microsoft Outlook is one of the great email clients there is which allows users to use a variety of email accounts from one window. But no matter how great this email client is, there are still times when users experience some issues – one of these issues users experience is that they get an error when trying to add a Gmail

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Kill Cyber Police Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Nov 16th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Cyber Police ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cyber Police is a newly-discovered file-encrypting malware which is based on Hidden Tear – an open source platform widely used by cyber criminals in creating ransomware infections. According to malware researchers, Cyber Police ransomware might still be in development, even so, it is still capable of leaving targ

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How to Remove Gordon Deals (Adware)

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

  What is Gordon Deals? And how does it work? Gordon Deals is an ad-supported program or adware advertised as a shopping assistant. This adware is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser. It is supposed to help users in saving money when shopping online by delivering discounts, special offers, and coupons. However, it barely functions as it promises. Gordon Deals is not only an ad

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Get Rid of the Windows Movie Maker Virus (Malware)

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  What is the Windows Movie Maker virus? And how does it function? Windows Movie Maker is a legitimate program by Microsoft. It is a video editing program which was discontinued in January 2017. However, recently hackers were noticing a fake version of the program. Once users install the bogus application, it will deliver an alert that the program is only a trial version and that users

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What to do if Outlook can’t connect to Gmail in Windows 10

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

  Outlook cannot connect to Gmail, keeps asking for password Microsoft Outlook is one of the great email clients there is which allows users to use a variety of email accounts from one window. But no matter how great this email client is, there are still times when users experience some issues – one of these issues users experience is that they get an error when trying to add a Gmail

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