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Can’t go to 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

1-800-208-0798 Virus Pop UP Scam Command Promt at Login c:\windows\system32 Ransome

I wrote about this scam many months ago to warn people when first started calling random people who fell for the scam.  At that time they were putting a password on the computers after they gained remote access.  They have

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

FBI Virus on Android Solved

1.  Access Safe Mode If you want to access Safe Mode, power down your phone completely — hold the power button, then select Power off from the menu. Once the phone is off, press and hold the power button to

Posted in Cell Phones, Software, Virus/Malware

Email Suddenly Not Arriving in Gmail, Virus Sent Mail to All My Freiends, Now I Can’t Receive Mail When Logged into Gmail, Resolved, Quick Fix

Login to your Gmail account then go to Settings, right corner where the gear is.     Then go to Filters and make sure there are none.  Delete all you see.  Normally the Virus that causes this behavior sets it

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

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

WavXMapDrive.bat Virus Removal

Location: App Data local, bring it up in Safe Mode, rename it then run

Posted in Software, Virus/Malware