Malware

Forum discussion tagged with Malware.
  1. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] Can you get a virus/malware from streaming a video?

    I always assume the worst of any website outside the mainstream that has video content. Sites like couchtuner and others have lots of ads, but is playing the video itself safe? Or can clicking play pose a risk by itself?
  2. R

    Question mail.ru virus

    hi , two days ago I got a virus named mail.ru or something like that . I´ve run malwarebytes and adwcleaner ,spyboy and ccleaner . virus was cleaned with success , at least all this softwares didin´t find anything more after the cleaning . but I was a bit paranoic so I reeinstalled windows ...
  3. M

    [SOLVED] Laptop Super Slow not how it used to be

    so i was play league of legends yesterday and i was putting a notebook under the laptop to lift it but it got pushed in a little and blocked the fans long story short : it overheated shutdown clicking the power button wouldnt do anything its just dead but the power LED would light up with...
  4. Question StartupCheckLibrary.dll Trojan?

    Hello ladies, gentlemen, and other. So, about two days ago I spent a lengthy amount of time with a guy from Microsoft fixing my Windows Updates program. It was just gone, basically. Since it wouldn't update at all and I couldn't download anything from the Windows 10 store. (Found this out...
  5. B

    Question Windows 10 - in the classroom/office

    Hey Guys, Thanks in advance for any helpful info! I'm fairly new to IT and even more so with windows pc's, if any of this seems like stuff I should just go and learn I completely understand but thought I would see if you knowledgeable people could throw your 2cts in. So I have the task of...
  6. J

    Question RAM or VRAM or other data storage can store data to a new HDD or SSD?

    Hi! I have a question. It's possible to a malware be transferred by Ram or Gpu or BIOS to another HDD?, for ex: I change my HDD to other HDD without both connected at the same time, remove the first "possibly infected HDD" and shutdown, then add the new HDD, a malware can be transferred by BIOS...
  7. C

    Question Virus preventing some operations

    In the last few days my PC is totally unusable, I got some kind of virus on my PC which deleted my Antivirus, disabled Windows Defender, disabled Windows update, every time when I turn on my computer it probably starts to mine bitcoin because my GPU is much louder and it's usage is over 50%. I...
  8. 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...
  9. M

    Question Is My PC Infected?

    Hi, On 3/19 I started getting emails from mailer-daemon@googlemail.com saying "Message not delivered. There was a problem delivering your message to <<Personal information removed by moderator>>. See the technical details below. Account disabled." There was an attachment ForwardedMessage.eml...
  10. L

    Question Strange netstat results...

    Out of curiosity I've done a netstat on my pc, and I think that I've found something odd... Here are the results of the ESTABLISHED adresses... 40.67.248.104:https ESTABLISHED wq-in-f108:imaps ESTABLISHED ham02s12-in-f46:https ESTABLISHED a-0001:https...
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    Question Computer randomly Shutdown Restart and Boot up. Need Help Troubleshooting

    Motherboard: Asus m5a97 Evo r2.0 CPU: Amd Fx-8350 4.0ghz GPU: Gtx 1060 6gb Rams: 2x 8gb Gskill 1600mhz ddr3 PSU: Aerocool p7 850w 80+ Platinum A week ago my computer started restarting after bios when i get to the desktop. Sometimes it was 10 seconds after i see my desktop sometimes it was...
  12. Thundurh

    Question Computer Automatically restarting

    I have randomly been getting this problem where my computer is restarting right when I start any game, disabling me from playing any games. I know it isn't my PSU, or overheating. One of the times my computer reset, it sent a report that it was a win32trojan virus... so I am guessing that's what...
  13. R

    Question Help me build out my COD blackout rig please - currently getting dumpy FPS

    Getting slow FPS with my current rig, i5 4670K at stock speeds 16GB DDR3 ram GTX 1070 8GB 256GB Samsung SSD 2K 144HZ Gsync monitor Looking into Ryzen platform. I just want to be able to run blackout at above 120FPS stable at 2K 144HZ Current rig dips to 55FPS in certain situations. Highest...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] 'Alienware Audio' missing, RealTek HD Audio Driver issue

    Hi everyone, I was having some issues with sound on my computer – there was sound, but it was tinny, flat, etc. This issue had been around for a little while, but normally I could just flick my headphones a bit to the left or right and it would work correctly. However, this morning, the sound...
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    Question Will my pc run VR?

    So I just built a computer with : Ryzen 5 2600 XFX rx 580 8gb 8gb ddr4 2666 RAM 120 gb ssd 1 tb hard drive and a standard gigabyte motherboard I was wondering if this is enough to run VR on something such as an oculus rift touch and not have stuttering? If not what will I need to upgrade...
  16. Question i7-8700k Processor Update?

    So my computer has been BSODing a lot lately, and while I get different errors, they all seem to have the common problem of a device driver not being updated. However, even after checking each one manually, I found nothing... until I checked my processor tab. I'd been getting intelppm.sys...
  17. 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.
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    Question Corsair H115i (old) worth upgrading to H150 Pro?

    Hi there! I got a 7700k @ 5.1 Ghz 1.4V with a H115i and Noiseblocker fans using an Aquaero 5Lt. Would it be worth upgrading to a H150 Pro? I heard the pump got upgraded aswell as the bigger radiator. My temperatures currently reach 70-73° and I am aiming to get a few degrees less with this...
  19. L

    New laptop for gaming and school, max 2000$

    Hi! I'm an architecture student who needs a new computer, who can handle renderings and programs such as photoshop, and other adobe package stuff. In addition I'd like it to have some decent gaming performance. I've been looking at several different options, like Razer Blade or MSI GS65, but...
  20. J

    Swapping LCD screens between monitors

    I currently have a 24" ACER KG240 144hz monitor that has been damaged by something hitting it busting pixels. The monitor still works but has a rainbow color spider as well as lines across it. I recently bought another KG240 from Newegg only to find out that the KG240 is now a 60hz monitor (I...