Forum discussion tagged with viruses.
  1. TheFlash1300

    Question Did i got a virus from Windows Updates?

    Hello. Today, i decided to install Windows 10 on another computer that uses Intel CPU, and not an AMD CPU as the computer I created the Windows 10 installation media on, by using the media crating tool. When I started the installation, the computer spent longer than usual time in "Getting...
  2. TheFlash1300

    Question How to scan the BIOS for viruses?

    Hello. I want to scan the BIOS for viruses, but i don't know how to do it. This is the BIOS: Brand: Phoenix Technologies Ltd. Version: V1.09 -AMD AGESA StoneyPI V1.3.0.G I need to see if there are viruses in the BIOS. I'm not aware of any anti-virus program that can scan the BIOS. After all...
  3. TheFlash1300

    [SOLVED] Can anti-virus scanning corrupt files?

    Do anti-virus programs introduce changes to the files they scan, or do they only read them, meaning it's impossible for an antivirus program to change/corrupt files? For example, if the system crashes or the anti-virus app crashes while scanning a file, could the file become corrupted? If the...
  4. TheFlash1300

    Question How do Windows 7 users prevent viruses?

    If Windows 7 is no longer supported and is now no longer a secure operating system, how do people, who use Windows 7, protect their privacy and computer from viruses?
  5. J

    [SOLVED] How can I find a virus that my antivirus program won’t detect?

    In Windows 10, my cursor moves around and opens files and closes tabs on my browser. It does it in airplane mode and moves around in the login screen. Avast does not detect it even in the boot scan. Malware bytes won’t find it in safe mode either. Also, reinstalling windows will not solve it...
  6. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] PC Freezing Issue

    Hello! I have had a problem with my computer freezing while gaming for about 3 or 4 years now. Sometimes while I am gaming it will happen in about an hour or two, and sometimes it can be just 5 or 10 minutes. I have replaced every single part in my PC (besides my storage components), which has...
  7. Dcopymope

    Question Question about the firewall that comes with your modem

    Can the firewalls on the modems provided to us by the various service providers perform deep packet inspection or can it only do stateful packet inspections? :unsure:
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Logging in bugs, is it a virus?

    Recently I got a bug that is pretty weird... Sometimes when entering PIN after tuning on my PC i get something like "too many tries, enter A1B2C3" BEFORE i touch my keyboard. Also after entering correct pin there is a incredibly short flash of green color on a part of the screen. What do I do...
  9. U

    Finding fan headers....

    I have the MSI b350m gaming pro and I understand there’s the cpu fan header plus 2 more fan headers for case fans. However, I can’t seem to find the 3rd one and I need to for 2 more fans I intend on adding.
  10. H

    i5 8th generation

    it is worth to upgrade from i5 6500 to i5 8th generation for 900p gaming
  11. C

    What should my next upgrade be?

    My current gaming setup is: Corsair CX600M PSU Asus Z97-E motherboard Intel i7 4790k 4.0GHz Nividia gtx 970 wind force 8gb ram 2x1tb HDD What should my next upgrade be?(besides a SSD)
  12. A

    the user profile service service failed the logon user profile cannot be loaded windows 7 motherboard asus ez

    hi, my name arya and i have problem with my PC the user profile service service failed the logon user profile cannot be loaded windows 7. I use motherboard asus, if i press F8, i'm login at bios menu but i can't login in safe mode.
  13. M

    Audio Only Kraken 7.1 vs Tiamat 7.1

    I have a top of the line sound card, i have a Razer Seiren Pro therefor the horrible mic quality of the Tiamat does not effect this decision. I want to know two things, overall is the Tiamat better for audio quality even though it is older? and does it have better surround sound than the Kraken...
  14. L

    Os Help with 32 and 64 bit

    I have a GA990FXA Ud5 motherboard and an Amd FX 8350. Can I run a 64 bit system even though my mobo is 32GB limit?? The FX line does support 64Bit OS too
  15. S

    Building a customer gaming laptop - need advice

    Good evening, I am currently looking to put together a custom gaming laptop. However my knowledge on what parts to get and what to stay away from are less that moderate. I am looking looking construct a complete monster of a laptop, attempting to have it run most games at the highest of...