Forum discussion tagged with Antivirus.
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    Question Special Laptop Troubleshoot(Lenovo B560 power led blinking, No display)

    So here's the whole story. I was trying to repair this laptop i.e. Lenovo B560. It had lagging issues. The way it was lagging, I was pretty sure it was cause of tons of viruses in it. So I started installing a fresh windows on it. And after that, when I was about to install the antivirus, I...
  2. mangaman

    Question Avast False positive

    Avast did a scan and detected a false positive with some VM files. These files are snapshots of a windows machine in VMware, but avast says that these are a high threat. I scanned them with Malwarebytes and did a scan with hitman pro, and both did not detect anything unusual. They are .vmem...
  3. Question Thousands of incoming blocked connections

    Recently with McAfee antivirus since 20/03/19 I have noticed thousands of incoming blocked connections and I have no clue whether to be concerned. I mean, the firewall is working but what has triggered these connections. Also, I have run a full scan with McAfee and Malwarebytes and no threats...
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    Question Antivirus for a NAS?

    I have a NetGear readynas. Comes with an antivirus with it. It keeps giving me false positives. So I disabled it. I was wondering if there are other antivirus for a NAS? I cant seem to find a direct answer on the internet. Its just a home NAS not for business. Thank you for any information you...
  5. sparda1

    Mixing Old and New RAM?

    I have just upgraded my RAM from 2x4GB to 2x8GB and was wondering if I am able to add the old RAM to it. I have read that some RAM should not be mixed and some can, but will run at the lower speeds of the old kit. If I can mix these two kits and it runs at the lower speeds, how noticeable...
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    Question 144hz screen but cant go past 60hz

    Hey, my brother recently bought an asus FX705GE laptop. On the website it says 144hz screen but the only options are 48 and 60hz. Nvidia control panel is installed and set to high performance. Does someone know what to do? Pc specs: Geforce gtx 1050TI 4gb Intel core i7-8750H (8th generation)...
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    Question i7, i9 or Ryzen?

    I am looking to upgrade my pc this year and have listed down the following processors . I want to know which one of them would be the best option provided I am not a competitive gamer. But I dont want something that will start to bottleneck soon. Just one which can play all games and keep up...
  8. SkyRock1986

    Question Building Micro or MINI setup, does it work?

    I was thinking about building a mini setup. but was afraid of cooling issues or perhaps other issues people have with this? What are the pro and cons? Keep in mind I want to put some quite larger hardware into one of these too like a GTX 1080 or greater.
  9. C

    Question Desktop Display Changes

    My desktop display changes from normal to faded on start. If I restart, the display is back to normal. Next time, it's faded again?
  10. SkyRock1986

    Question Asus - Prime X470-Pro ATX AM4 Motherboard

    Is it a good Motherboard? uses will be for gaming. Probably paired with Ryzen 2600x + Gtx 1080
  11. Ismael Galea

    Question Is this a decent pc for gaming?

    I'm kind of on a tight budget and this will be my first build, will be used to play fortnite, call of duty and maybe some CS:GO. Is it a decent build at least? and will I have decent fps on medium settings? These are the specs: Intel core i5-8400 2.7GHz 16GB DDR4 Corsair RAM Nvidia GeForce...
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    Question My 2nd GPU in a row got fried, what is going on?

    In October I finished buying parts for my PC. I put it together and everything was fine. Then, after approximately 2 and a half months, while I was playing CS:GO, my screen went black, computer restarted and the screen said "No signal". I've tried the most recommended solutions (holding down...
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    Question ASUS P8H61-MX R2.0 beeps, no start

    Hello, I have a PC with motherboard ASUS P8H61-MX R2.0 that has been working fine for a couple of years. Suddenly PC won't start, with 1 long beep and 2 short beeps to be heard repeatedly. Looked around on the web and read it might be a RAM problem. So I disconnected all peripherals, leaving...
  14. joshhmusic

    Question HP Computer: Burning Smell + 4-beep Code with Red Light

    Hi, I googled the problem to no avail. I started my HP Z420 PC after a while and it ran fine for about 10 minutes. It suddenly shut off and started a continuous 4-beep code with a red light. On top of that, there was a plastic-y burning smell coming from the PC. The next time I tried to start...
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    Question Where can i get a get a Sata SSD smaller than a 2.5 drive?

    I want to get a small SATA ssd but i want it to be smaller than a 2.5 inch drive and i don't want to get a pci-e to m.2 adapter, i don't really care about storage size, 120 or 64gb is fine
  16. TheGRz

    Question How to manage the Airflow

    Hey, i have recently bought a Coolermaster Masterbox Lite 5 case for my upcoming build. And all the other parts are on the way. This case has 3 intake fans in the front and 1 exhaust fan in the back. But the front is completely sealed and there's only one intake on the bottom of the front panel...
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    Question G-sync vs Fastsync

    my specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Mobo: gigabyte AX370-gaming-k5 RAM: 3000mhz 2x8gb TridentZ RGB GPU: GIGABYTE 1060 G1 6GB Monitor: HP Pavilion 60hz So I was thinking of buying a new monitor with 144hz and 1080p resolution. Since I have a Nvidia card, its recommended for me to buy a monitor with...
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    Question Looking for a new cooler for Core2Duo

    Specs: GA EP41-UD3L, Core 2 Duo e7500 2,93 Ghz, 4Gb DDR2 Ram, 120Gb SSD, GT730 2Gb GDDR5 VRAM, very good and stable rig for my particular tasks, no upgrade needed, overall cooling system with NEW 3 х 120'fans in spacious case is fine, but 11 years i have old box type noname CPU cooler and that...
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    BSOD with HITMAN2

    Hello guys! This issue is very frustrating! So i got Hitman 2 recently and every 30-60 minutes my computer routinely crashes with the message "unexpected_store_exception". It is only with this game and cs:go I experience this problem . Everything else works just fine. I have tried to disable...
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    AMD Ryzen RAM

    Hello, I am parting together an AMD Ryzen system and I was wondering about memory support. Is anything over a certain frequency finicky and anything under a frequency guaranteed to work with every single RAM kit on every single processor on every single AM4 motherboard?