Forum discussion tagged with Antivirus.
  1. J

    Question Multi Device confusion!

    Hy, so i have been thinking of getting Mcfee total security and there were 3 options for packs and i got confused LOL. So here's what confused me in one of their packs there was written 5 devices for a 1 year subscription and it also included multidevice protection well my question is does my...

    [SOLVED] Whats the best Free AntiVirus program for windows 10?

    Hi,👋 In the past 24 hrs, I've had 3 viruses on my ultrabook. Windows defender failed to remove the viruses. I used ESET's virus removal tool to remove them successfully , what's the best free antivirus program, what would use the least amount of resources?
  3. T

    Question What AV is everyone using these days?

    Hello everyone, As the title states, I am looking for information on what AV software everyone is using and how they like it. I am in the market for AV software and am willing to pay for it. I have looked around and it seems like a lot are going either Kaspersky, BitDefender, or Norton for paid...
  4. clancefergie_

    Question suspicious things in Task Manager

    Recently I looked into my Task Manager to find two applications called "YourPhone.exe" and some program named "腾讯手游助手" I know its a virus or something so I don't want to touch the two programs at all. What exactly are these things and how do I remove them? I don't want to fiddle with it at all...
  5. P

    Question How to ensure PC is totally clean after virus infection. Help needed desperately!

    Hi All I thought I'd come here for some advice as I've always found users on here to be extremely helpful, and I'm hoping you can help with my latest woe! My PC got infected by a Trojan a few days ago, to the point where my Amazon account and a couple of email accounts have been compromised. I...
  6. P

    [SOLVED] Can i have only Windows Defender as my antivirus ?

    Can i have only windows defender on my pc is that enough? Also ccleaner? Because in planning to delete avast cuz it takes some of my pcs performance..
  7. Rockwill1066

    Question Avast Antivirus

    Apparently, you save 50$ if you pay 20$ for 1 year, 100$ if you pay 40$for 2 years & 150$ if you pay 60$ for 3 years of Avast premium protection. Are these discounts just BS or will the price actually increase back to the undiscounted amounts? I'd assume the former, but I'm just wondering...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] New router and Antivirus

    Hey Everyone, I'm just on here to look for what peoples opinons are. So we have Norton antivirus ending soon (I know its paid for, but it was good for my parents at the time) and really we don't want to spend money on a subscription and want to save money in the long run. We also have a wireless...
  9. R

    [SOLVED] Is third party anti virus needed with windows 10?

    Or is windows defender sufficient on its own? If third party is needed what can you recommend (Ive used Avast in the past)
  10. daniyalkh14

    Question adware not getting detected by anything

    hello guts, i got a serious adware on my system it causes popups on my google chrome like getstreamall, pdfpros,latestsocial,installpdf maker paidonlinesites, the virus is also blocking access to all antivirus sites and creating unknown programs at windows startup, i have tried...
  11. Question How to remove Peta Ransomware - virus?

    How to remove this virus..easy method?
  12. willyburns

    [SOLVED] Do I need antivirus software on my PC now that I have a good wireless router?

    Hello people! I have setup a new network using a BT Openreach Huawei HG612 modem and an ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900, which replaced the nasty lump of plastic that TalkTalk made me purchase with their fastest broadband package, which is laughably up to 70.2Mbps (I should've stayed with Virgin...
  13. S

    Question Can anyone please tell me if this txt file or the lines in it are suspicious for being a virus?

    Hello, some guy sent me a txt file and I am getting kinda paranoid that it might contain a virus. I did some research in the web and figured out that txt files usually cannot contain viruses. Nevertheless I just wanted to get sure. I even changed the Windows settings to see the file endings...
  14. P

    [SOLVED] Chromium in registry even tho I NEVER installed itChr

    So I was browsing my registry and came across "Chromium" in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, It only had one key with no value in it, I deleted it, after a cleaned up some junk files, rebooted my pc and there it was again, I made hidden files visible searched for chromium but nothing, I had google chrome...
  15. liakos


    Hi, i ve been using so far avast free antivirus since i update my windows 10 to 1809 antivrus started blocking my dns very often and i cannot browse to any page like for 5 mins and then okay after a few minutes the same thing starts to happen. i tried bitdefender free and kaspersky free same...
  16. G

    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...
  17. mangaman

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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...
  19. C

    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...
  20. 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...