virus & threat protection

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  1. Knives12

    Discussion Very High Ram Memory & Cpu usage

    Well then I will explain to you what happened, recently I had problems with a lot of random and strange computer crashes that were not there before (I have a good specification that's why I suspected because before I had no problems) The computer would suddenly freeze, Google and Discord windows...
  2. henterpriser

    [SOLVED] vmmemCmZygote process...

    Hello everyone So I was just wondering around and realized windows is using 7/16gb of ram when idle! As a pretty routine user the first thing that I've done was to check task manager.... NOTHING, the numbers weren't adding up. Here "resource monitor" came in action and showed me a process I've...
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    Question Windows 10 Desktop pop-up about remote access certificate.

    Hi, I randomly had a window pop up on my desktop but it disappeared before I could screenshot it or even read the whole thing. It said something about a remote access certificate and it said the valid date was from January 10th to march 29th. It also said this remote access was from Facebook...
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    Question C:\Program Files\AMD\ATI.ACE\Fuel\Fuel.Service.exe Virus Y / N

    Vireus or safe Acronis True Image 2018 Windows 10 AMD Ryzen 7 2700x Eight core 16 Gig ram Version 22H2 Question I recently updatd some drivers one is hanging up in Acronis Suspicious Process Is is a virus Should I deleate it. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Fuel.Service>exe C:\Program...
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    Question Iphone: Virus, malware etc. / hacking - Internet sharing / hotspot

    Dear all I have an iphone. I have a laptop with Windows installed. My iphone is not jailbroken. It is full updated. I have no suspicious apps installed. 1. Can my iphone get virus, malware etc.? 2. Can iphone virus, malware etc. infect a Windows system? Can Windows virus, malware etc. infect...
  6. Indra Constantine

    Question Windows Defender - Windows 10 Virus Win32/Floxif.H False Alert!

    I don't know what going on with my PC, recently i got a notification from windows defender "Threat Found" I check information about this threat, i got this, the affected item only in this "F" Drive its affected my game from steam, this "F" SSD NVME only my downloading game from steam, all exe...
  7. R

    Question PC infected with a virus? Randomly dysfunctional

    Randomly today, my PC started acting weird, trouble closing applications and windows, troubleshooter stuck, internet/wifi not working, task manager freezes and numbers are static, control panel freeze, what is happening? And it keeps happening after about 15 minutes into computer use, and I have...
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    Question Annoying DNS reset ?

    Hi All, Roughly 7-8 months ago I tried getting Google Fiber. I ended up going back to Xfinity and getting the higher speed internet with them instead. After connecting any computer or device to the Xfinity router with the correct credentials, my TCP/IP keeps trying to go back to the Google...
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    Question Anyone know how to fix scuffed Virus and protection

    first the Update for Windows Defender Antivirus antimalware platform - KB4052623 (Version 4.18.2001.10) Update error im lost on that also another one errors i cant catch Im 100% lost its only been a few days since ive had issues, my virus protection has also died along with this but so has a...
  10. rgabor

    [SOLVED] SecurityHealthService blocked

    Hi! I recently got a virus that messed up my windows security service. I managed to remove the virus but services.msc still says that the service is blocked, and I cannot access windows defender. What can I do to re-enable the service? I'm using Windows 10 Home. View...
  11. N

    [SOLVED] Could a discrete TPM module contain viruses?

    Hi, I just bought a TPM2.0 for my motherboard - it was the only one in stock and was open box (could potentially have been used in the worst case scenario) so I was just wondering, could a used dTPM contain viruses loaded on by the previous user or am I just being too pedantic? TIA
  12. zegwert

    [SOLVED] How to do make a very deep verification and cleaning on the system?

    So, here is the thing: I just formatted my old computer and I feel like there must be some kind of malware hidden deeper bellow the system. The history: Some years ago, this PC got a very annoying virus from an unofficial streaming service. It installed a fake copy of Google Chrome that would...
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    Question Windows Defender Disable Permanently

    Hi i will be asking about a Software i want to make sure it's okey for use for disable windows defender and not a hack tool and safe if anyone can check that for me will be good guys : The Program Interface is this : ( Before Turning Off Defender ) ( After Turning Off Defender ) This is...
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    Question Being blocked from accessing Windows Defender! Says your IT administrator has limited access to some areas of this app.

    Hi there, So I have recently tried to get into bitcoin mining with NiceHash, I am able to install the miner and everything but when I got to whitelist the folder in windows defender I am being blocked. I need to do this so the program does not get blocked. I have tried to just restore the...
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    Question Computer randomly restarting. Might be the PSU ?

    A month ago, my computer started randomly restarting. It would happen randomly; didn't matter if I was browsing the web or putting a heavy load on the CPU and GPU. The most it restarted was three times a day. Screen would turn black, fans would crank to the max for a couple seconds, and the...
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    Question Windows check disk on startup

    Recently i discovered that my pc was doing hard drive scans every time i logged on. I read up on the issue and found it was potentially a couple things. One was that my hard drives were actually having issue and so i scanned them manually with the chkdsk command and also used my corresponding...
  17. GameNetics

    [SOLVED] Can't open Windows Security ?

    View: idk if this has anything to do with it but there was a power cut and since then i feel like my pc has been running alot slower and i cant open windows security other than the menu in my screenshot. It says "action recommended" but i can't open anything there. I...
  18. K

    [SOLVED] HELP! Serious Undetectable Malware Infection

    Hello, I suspected there was a malware infection on my system after I found a weird process called "net-helper.exe" running. Rkill detected the process and terminated it. Malwarebytes pro couldn't detect it, and Sophos Hitman Pro also did not detect it. The service isn't a default windows...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10 defender virus detection

    Hi, Everytime I'm openning a software or a game, my Windows Defender detects several threats (5 to 10 files on every opening). Of course, I have a virus, but when I start an analysis, everytings is a threats. So, what should I do ? I need your help, please 😀 Thank you very much !
  20. jwill12154121

    [SOLVED] Formatting Virus Ridden Hard Drive

    I have an extremely old pc that I am trying to get to at least run minecraft. This pc also happened to get over 1000 detections on malwarebytes scan, including some form of malware that seems to put the computer to sleep when it is detected. I have windows 10 on my other machine, and am...
  21. B

    [SOLVED] I have a good gpu but the other components are average. My PC lags and I have Fps Drops.

    Hello everybody! I would like to understand why my PC lags very often and has problems. My PC specs: GPU: RTX 2060 6gb CPU: Intel i5 7400 3GHz RAM: 8GB SSD: 124gb(or something like that) (15GB free) HDD: 1TB (570GB free) Yesterday I tried to play GTA V on medium settings and I had 60 FPS and it...
  22. Spiderkeys

    [SOLVED] Can malware disable/corrupt Windows Security ?

    The reason i'm asking I have relied on Windows Security Center as my own form of virus/malware protection since the release of Windows 10, and somehow I discovered I had a problem with it when I tried to add a folder into it's exclusion list, It wouldn't let me add anything. The ON/OFF Real...
  23. zolydream

    Question Problem with Windows security, any advice please?

    Hello everyone, please guys can anyone help me to get rid of this problem? I press on "start actions" then this window disappear but after a while the same problem appears again. What can i do? I made several scans but i can't fix this. Any advice? Check the link with the image. Thanks in...
  24. Daweee

    [SOLVED] Suspicious Explorer.exe

    Hi. Today i installed a free program but it was not from official site and i didnt recognize it first.. After the installation is completed suddenly 4 fake game icons appeared on desktop and when i go to where it belongs it says explorer.exe then without opening them downloaded malwarebytes it...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] Is this ransomware?

    Hi - My D and E drives (my data drives) keep getting these bizarre folders showing up all of a sudden with file names that don't seem to make sense. CyberReason told me that it found Ransomware and stopped it. None of my files seem to be locked at this point (even after restart). I've run...
  26. Nevis

    Question Need help removing a virus

    So I unpackaged a zip file that had a virus attached to it, I have a kapersky antivirus and it was able to detect it and neutralize the virus before it could do anything. One of the virus detected tho said it was no longer available. I did not notice any changes to my pc for 2 days already but...
  27. Bakhshish Singh

    [SOLVED] Help, system attacked by ransomeware

    my system attacked by the ransomware malware and all of system files encrypted by the virus and they left the .txt note with ransom of $500 bitcoin currency to provide the tool so recover my all data. i have very important data which is encrypted/locked with extensions .lockbit .roger .pandemic...
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    [SOLVED] What should I do should I remove ?

    Just installed new window nd activated with <Mod Edit> should I ignore ? <Mod Deleted>

    [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?
  30. 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...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] I'm kinda facing cpu max usage

    I'm suspicious about virus because Cpu temperature run from 70 to 80,90 degrees Celsius and I'm games lags alot... I will attach some pics where View: View: suspicious things happen in my computer
  32. K

    [SOLVED] Computer is super slow after suspected virus - Malwarebytes found 8 cases

    My computer has been really really slow and at times I cannot control it at all, cannot CTRL + ALT + DEL, move mouse (it actually disappears), or type. At times I get the error - the sign in process couldn't display security and sign in options. I got McAfee and ran scans, it found no viruses...
  33. Hypez

    [SOLVED] My pc won’t turn on at all.

    McAfee found a virus in my pc and 15mins later when I went to play a game on steam and my pc just died. I have a ASUS GR8 II pre-built mini pc with an i7-7700 with a gtx1060 3gb and 16gb of ram. Everything is plugged in correctly and I can’t really do anymore troubleshooting as absolutely...
  34. R

    [SOLVED] I did a full scan and window defend found a Trojan.

    It says affected item: containerfile: C:\Users\Jinhu\AppData\Local\Packages\microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\Files\S0\16\Attachments\Costumer-Service-1107file...
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    Question How do I get rid of serious malware?

    Hi, my accounts have been getting hacked into, and its been happening for awhile. Ill start from the beginning for everyone. One day, maybe February of last year, I was playing Battlefield 1 on my gaming computer. After a long night of playing, I went to bed and when i woke up in the morning I...
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    Question i got a virus and it's being detected

    Hello community Last month i tried to download Mario 64 , but sadly it turned out to be some dangerous virus , i had read every forum and watched every video and downloaded every antivirus or antimalware for this problem but nothing helped me . I tried to delete the virus files manually with...
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    Question Main and second SSD, Virus hopping SSD questions

    I want to download sofware, potential virus / mallware: If i download on a seperate SSD from the main SDD where windows is installed, can i prevent a virus from hopping over to the main SSD or altering anything on the main SSD (Extra protection measure to prevent nasty bitlocker virus for...
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    Question ESET blocke a website while I checked my email

    I was looking through my email with the Windows 10 email app (I didn't open any), and suddenly ESET decided to block this URL This is the full log of the detection Time URL Status Application User IP address SHA1 10/24/2019 4:45:57 PM...
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    Question I think my ipad has a virus

    under the screen time allowed apps menu there a bunch of these apps with no icon and random names consisted of random numbers and letters. They dont show up anywhere else only here. If anyone knows what going on help will be greatly appreciated.
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    Question How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files

    How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files in Windows 7