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Can’t go to google.com with any browser

Caused by virus. Open up notepad, click on File, Open, browse to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and open hosts Delete anything you see other than this:   # Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp. # # This is a sample HOSTS file used by

Posted in Computers, Hardware, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Software, Virus/Malware

925-953-2879 933-184-3741New Number For Scammers Who Had The Nerve To Call Me

Just received a call 3 minutes ago from this number 925-953-2879 claiming to be Windows support.  The guy on the phone had an accent I could hardly understand.  Asked me if I was aware that someone was trying to access

Posted in Computers, Fraud, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Virus/Malware

844-258-9534 Virus Scam Image On Desktop

Do not call these guys claiming that they are Windows Help.  This is a SCAM.  These people are thieves;  they are the people producing the virus.  They are infecting sites and downloading this image to your computer to get you

Posted in Computers, Fraud, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Software, Virus/Malware

Hosted Appliance or Web server behind Comcast Cisco modem (Loopback issue) Solved

Recently I moved my office from one location to another.  The prior location had a Comcast SMC modem,  and I was hosting my Turbo Meeting  Appliance in-house.  A-records were entered for my new IP address for my new location at

Posted in Computers, Hardware, Security, Software, Web Development

This computer is configured to require a password in order to start up

  When you get scammers calling claiming to be from Microsoft and they want access to your computer to fix a virus, they really are not from Microsoft. They will tell you that your computer has somehow contacted them and that

Posted in Computers, Fraud, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Virus/Malware

The proxy server isn’t responding, Trojan Proxy Server keeps changing Lan Settings back everytime.

A client brought me a computer that would not get on the internet in any browser.  Someone told him that he could use another browser, but of course that wouldn’t work considering that all software browsers get their setting from

Posted in Computers, Security, Software, Virus/Malware

CryptoLock Removal

Rusty took my call at six o’clock in evening and fixed my computer on the spot, I am also in the service industry, and this kind of service on a moments notice is impossible to find these days. He took

Posted in Security, Software, Virus/Malware

Scam from http://aonetechsquad.com Phone Numbers 646-915-1375, 646-000-000, 202-202-1234, Total Scammers, Call Say They are Microsoft, or with Windows 7

The call is made to you and they ask to get access to your computer. They claim to be with Microsoft and that your computer has been hacked or has viruses. They charge money for their service and tell you

Posted in Fraud, Security, Virus/Malware

Memphis Cyber Security Expo – Computer Summit

Cyber crimes are on the rise, so it is more important than ever to make sure you and your family are protected. The Cyber Security Expo in Memphis is a valuable resource to anyone that wishes to do the most

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Memphis man arrested – child pornography found on computer

CRIME REPORT: Memphis man arrested on child pornography charges Memphis police have arrested a 33-year-old man after a sting led to the discovery of hundreds of images of child pornography on his computer. As police departments become more tech savvy

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