Sometimes, when your computer is infected with a malware program (virus, trojan, rootkit, etc.), you face problems with critical Windows services, like Windows Firewall, Windows Update or other services which have been compromised or corrupted by the harmful program. In such cases, you must repair or restore these services to their default state.
“Minibar” & “Apps Hat” are unwanted browser extensions which are installed on common Internet browsers. “Minibar” & “Apps Hat” extensions are identified by Malwarebyte Antimalware utility as “Potentially Unwanted Programs” (PUP) with the following names: “Pup.Optional.Minibar.A” & “Pup.Optional.Somoto.A”.
Cryptolocker (also known as “Troj/Ransom-ACP”, “Trojan.Ransomcrypt.F”) is a Ransomware software that when it infects your computer, it encrypts all the files in it. The bad news with this virus is that, once it infects your computer, your critical files are encrypted with strong encryption and it is practically impossible to decrypt them.
Google Chrome suddenly doesn't open any web pages, neither the Chrome settings page (chrome://settings/), extensions page (chrome://extensions/) or any other page/setting under Chrome menu. All other browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) work perfectly. This is probably due to a malware/virus that corrupts Google Chrome settings and compromises its preferences file.
As “Administrative shares” are defined all the default network shares that can be accessed remotely only from network administrators. The Admin shares are hidden and they are disabled by default in a Windows 7 based computers in order to prevent unauthorized users to access or modify them through a network environment.
Windows 7 hides some files in your computer to protect them from modification or deletion that can cause problems with the proper computer operation. Most of the hidden files are important for the operating system to work properly and for that reason these files are hidden. But some times there is the need to show […]
Unblock your computer and remove the latest variant of Police Ukash, Paysafecard, MoneyPak or Your PC is blocked virus (September 2013)
Is your computer locked and you see a message on your screen that says “Attention. Your PC is blocked because you have been violating Copyright and related laws…”? In this case you have been infected with a trojan, formerly known as FBI virus or Police Ukash or MoneyPak virus. As with all previous versions of […]
Enable Administrator account OR Reset Admin account password Offline in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista
In a previous article we explained how to enable the hidden Administrator account from inside Windows using the command prompt. In this article, we explain how to enable the Administrator account or Reset account’s (including Administrator’s) password using an offline method.
Sometimes in computers that run Windows 7 the following problem appears: When you try to do a shutdown, the PC doesn't turn off completely, with all fans and LED’s remaining on (working) and the only way to power it off completely is to continuously press the Power button.