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How to Terminate Possible Suspicious Activity (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

What is Possible Suspicious Activity? Possible Suspicious Activity is yet another browser-based tech support scam. You can find it in any browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and other browsers. This new tech support scam seems to be a lot more elaborated compared to other ones which scares users with the Zeus virus and Facebook login, email accoun

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Uninstalling PCProtect (PUP)

Oct 13th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is PCProtect? And how does it work? PCProtect is presented as the “ultimate antivirus” that offers real-time protection and has versions for Android devices, Amazon Fire, Blackberry, Chromebook, Google Nexus, Microsoft Surface, iPhone, iPad, Windows, and tablets. Unlike other legitimate and reputable antivirus programs, PCProtect does not offer any free trial. Users can only

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Get Rid of Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC Fake Alert (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Oct 11th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC Fake Alert? Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC Fake Alert, as the name suggests, is a fake alert that spreads on browsers. Microsoft Corporation Has Blocked Your PC Fake Alert is usually displayed on malicious websites and should not be trusted. Security experts stated that fake alerts such as this one are merely tactics that relies o

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Eliminate HappyCrypter Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

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

  What is HappyCrypter Ransomware? HappyCrypter ransomware is an encryption Trojan with the ability to leave files inaccessible after encrypting them. This new crypto-malware was recently discovered and was observed in an online antivirus platform which is often used by cyber criminals to test their newly developed threats and find out if antivirus programs can detect them. There ar

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How to Fix the mfpmp.exe Error in Windows 10

Oct 7th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Lately, a couple of users reported that they weren’t able to transfer videos from their PCs to their mobile devices and got Media Foundation Protected Pipeline (mfpmp.exe) EXE stopped working error message instead. If you’re one of these users facing this problem right now, then this post is for you. To fix Media Foundation Protected Pipeline EXE stopped working error, follow the given

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How to Fix Error 0xc101009b (0xc00d4e85) in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair PC Protection News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Have you ever encountered an error stating that: “Can’t play. Another app is controlling your sound at the moment. To listen here, close that app and try again. Error 0xc101009b (0xc00d4e85)”?  If so, then read on as this post will help you fix the error. You usually encounter this error when playing media in your Windows Media Player, Groove app or the Film & TV app on your Wind

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How to Fix Games Loading Slow on Windows 10

Oct 4th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Most gamers have probably come across a problem where a game fails to load correctly when it comes down to Windows PC video games. This isn’t something new and is not a surprise since Windows 10 PC is composed of several components so anything can really go wrong. For a lot of PC gamers, most of them tend to have an error-free gaming experience but unluckily for some, they don’t have the same

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Get Rid of “Your System is Heavily Damaged by Virus” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Oct 2nd 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Tips | 0 Comment

What is “Your System is Heavily Damaged by Virus”? “Your System is Heavily Damaged by Virus” is a tech support scam displayed on a suspicious browser. It claims that your computer is heavily infected with 4 viruses and that you have to install PCSmartCleanup to get rid of the said viruses. The truth is that this is nothing but a web advertisement which aims on fooling users into thinkin

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Fixing Sound Distortion Problems in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News | 0 Comment

When you were listening to music or playing a video game, you have most probably noticed that there are times when the sound is kind of distorted. In this article, we’ll discuss ways to fix sound distortion or static problems in Windows 10 which might be caused by several factors. To fix static problems and sound distortion on your Windows 10 PC, here are a few suggestions you can try. Opt

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What to do if Windows 10 Cortana “Ask Me Anything” is not Working

Sep 29th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

We all know that Cortana is one of the most popular features in Windows 10. And without a doubt, it is one of the awesome artificial intelligence-based personal assistants. You can simply access Cortana in Windows 10 on the Start Menu or through the Taskbar. Recently, several users reported experiencing some issues with the Taskbar search feature or the “Ask Me Anything”. The primary issue

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