How to run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 (Easy Guide)

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Very soon, Malwarebytes should announce the release of the stable version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0, so lets see what's new and how you can easily run a scan with this great anti-malware product. What's New in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0? Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is an important security program for any computer user to have installed on their computer. It is light-weight, fast, and best of all, excellent at removing the latest infections that may be in the wild. One of the best parts of the program is that not only will it scan your computer free, but it will also remove any malware it finds at no cost to you either. The first … [Read more...]

How to easily reset Firefox to default settings

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Is browsing always slow in Firefox? Does it frequently freeze or crash? Do you receive error messages that say Firefox has "encountered a problem and has to close"? Was your Mozilla Firefox homepage or default search engine hijacked by adware or malware? If this is the case, you might want to try resetting Firefox. When you reset Firefox settings, all add-ons and customization are deleted. You basically start with a fresh version of Firefox. This article helps you reset Firefox. By resetting Firefox settings, you return it to the state it was in when it was first installed on your computer. The following items and settings will be restored … [Read more...]

How to reset Internet Explorer to default settings (Easy Guide)

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Is browsing always slow in Internet Explorer? Does it frequently freeze or crash? Do you receive error messages that say Internet Explorer has "encountered a problem and has to close"? Or messages that a Visual C++ "runtime error" has occurred in Iexplore.exe? If this is the case, you might want to try resetting Internet Explorer. When you reset Internet Explorer settings, all add-ins and customizations are deleted. You basically start with a fresh version of Internet Explorer. This article helps you reset Internet Explorer. How to reset Internet Explorer to default settings This page is a comprehensive guide, which will restore Internet … [Read more...]

How to start Windows 8 in Safe Mode with Networking

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Safe Mode is a troubleshooting option that limits Windows operation to basic functions. Safe Mode with Networking starts Windows 8 using the most basic drivers that are required to get Windows to run. It will not start any programs automatically, but will start the networking subsystem so that you can access the Internet. This is the most useful Safe Mode version as it allows you to download any tools that you may require as well as the ability to update anti-virus programs in case you wish to scan your computer. With the Windows Startup Settings screen (formerly Advanced Boot Options) you can start Windows in different advanced … [Read more...]

Remove Windows Shield Tool

Remove Windows Shield Tool (Uninstall Guide) Windows Shield Tool is a malicious software that will display fake alerts, also known as “scareware”, claiming malware has been detected on your computer. The security alerts are professional looking pop-ups and when you click on them, you’re advised to buy this malicious software in order to remove the detected threats. In reality, none of the issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying this malicious software and stealing your personal financial information.To make matters worse, this malicious software actually installs malicious code that puts you at risk of attack from … [Read more...]

Are Behavior Blockers Better

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Scanners and behavior blockers both attempt to stop viruses, spyware and other bad programs. The approaches used by scanners and behavior blockers are complimentary when a skilled user applies them. Traditional anti-virus products offer protection by blocking bad programs from running. There is virtually no level of expertise required by the user, the scanner recognizes a bad program and will not let it run. You might call this an intelligent approach. Good programs run without the scanner bugging you and bad programs are blocked, regardless of whether you are an expert or a novice.   Behavior blockers do not care what the … [Read more...]

Tips On Getting Your Hacked/Stolen Email Address Back

Whats up guys! So i get loads of people asking me what to do/how to get back their hacked Gmail/Orkut/Hostmail/Google Account, etc. So  i decided to write an article about this subject that i found very important So everyone should read this no matter how safe you think you are! Please note that provided technics here are tested and apply for all email account provider like : Hotmail, Windows Live, Gmail, USAHotmail, Yahoo.. 1. Trying “Forget Password” Option First you must try the “Forget Password” Option. I know this will not work in most cases, as options like forget password rely on secondary email address and security question, … [Read more...]