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Protection against Cryptolocker malware

Nick Shaw over at www.foolishIT.com has released some software called CryptoPrevent.  The software makes use global policies to add blocks in place that prevent Cryptolocker and many other malware applications from executing.  In some situations this could block legit applications...

Useful Android Apps

Well nothing really new to speak of so lets talk about applications that I find useful for computer repair.

  1. SplashTop Remote – This is my most valuable tool because it makes it so everything on my computer can be controlled from my phone/tablet.
  2. Trillian...

Humble Bundle Game Packs

Today let me take a break from talking about computer repair related topics and discuss Humble Bundle which is something I participate in every chance I get. Humble Bundle offers a bundle of games and you pick the price you want to pay for them. You decide what portion of the games...

Google Chrome Default Extension Malware

So recently I was cleaning up some computers and I removed the default extension malware or maybe this one was called default tab, I can’t recall. Anyway the strange this about this variation is it kept coming back by itself. There was no malware left on the computer yet...

Using TDSSKiller? Time to reconsider.

If you are a computer technician and you are still using TDSSKiller as your primary rootkit detection method then you need to change your methods immediately. For months TDSSKiller has gone down hill dramatically and is probably the least effective tool I have at this point. ...

Why online computer repair?

Loading up the laptop or computer and dropping it down at a store was actually normal many years ago.  Technology has changed and now many pc problems are software associated.  This means typical issues consist of error messages in Windows, upgrading issues, printer problems...