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    Secret Removal of Virus

    Thanks for letting me know you are going to re-install Windows !! If there is nothing more i can do for you then i will lock this topic ! If you need it opened back up please PM me or any Mod ! Thanks Chuck
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    Secret Removal of Virus

    Howdy i can keep your info & removal a secret as possible ! Howdy and welcome to BestTechie !!! My name is flashh4 (Chuck) and i will be assisting you with the cleaning of your computer. Run these 1 at a time & post each log as you get it ! Work them as your time permits you to !! If you don't understand something, please don't hesitate to ask for clarification before proceeding !!! You can PM me if you need to !! Perform all actions in the order given. Please stay with us until we give you the "All Clean Speech"! Just because the problem has stopped it may still need some clean-up ! Do Not Remove anything or run any tools/programs until advised to do so ! Please note that all instructions given are customized for this computer only, the tools used may cause damage if used on a computer with different infections. If you think you have similar problems, please post a log in the Malware Removal forum and wait for help. ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` These Programs are set to run on Firefox browser ! If using "Edge" browser formerly Internet Explorer Right click the link and chose "Save traget as" then Click Desktop >>> then Click "Save " it will be placed on desktop go there and open & run it ! =================================== Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) Scan * Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (x32) >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/81/ or Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (x64) >>>http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/82/ and save the file to your Desktop. * Note: Download and run the version compatible with your system (32 or 64-bit). Download both if you're unsure; only one will run. * Right-Click FRST.exe / FRST64.exe and select Run as administrator to run the programme. * Click Yes to the disclaimer. * Ensure the Addition.txt box is checked. * Click the Scan button and let the programme run. * Upon completion, click OK, then OK on the Addition.txt pop up screen. * Two logs (FRST.txt & Addition.txt) will now be open on your Desktop. Copy the contents of both logs and paste in your next reply. Send me those logs when done !! Thanks Chuck
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    Windows Update Error 80070057

    Driver update tools don't distinguish between a genuine update and merely a 'version' update that supports later hardware that you don't have. There are different sections for different hardware all in the one driver in many cases. The section for your older hardware never actually changes. After say a year drivers are not updated, they should function correctly. Why download something you don't need, it's just using space on your hard drive !! I have never used one just get them from the manufacture or through Windows ! ! My Laptop & Desk model manufacturers updates now come via Windows updates !! Chuck
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    My Chromium not working properly

    Chrome or Chromium browser is an easy browser to hack, in my opinion the best is Firefox Quantum >>> https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/introducing-firefox-quantum/ followed by the Edge which is Microsoft browser !! https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/introducing-firefox-quantum/ Chuck
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    Things to do with school computers?

    Welcome to BestTechie Forums siennawatts we hope you enjoy your stay here & contribute to help others ! I will move this to a more appropriate topic !! Chuck
  6. Welcome to BestTechie James Cameron we hope you enjoy your stay here. Please try to find the appropriate topic to place your comments into ! I will move this to where i think it should have been placed ! Chuck
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    Windows 10

    Welcome to the Besttechie forum dorrismiller123, we hope you enjoy your stay & contribute to our forum ! Chuck
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    Windows 10

    Windows 10 info: If you're running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1 S14 (that's the “Windows 8.1 Update†from last April), you'll be able to get Windows 10 straight from the Control Panel's Windows Update utility. In other words, you won't have to mess around with installation disks, and all your files and programs will remain intact. Your data won't be erased if you're running an older version of Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, but you'll have to download an ISO and create an installation disk. It's just a little more of a hassle. In either case, upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, as long as you make the jump in the first year after launch. Windows Vista and Windows XP users with compatible hardware can buy an upgrade to Windows 10, but this will require a clean install that erases all programs and files. The company also announced that users of pirated Windows versions will be able to get a legit copy of Windows 10 at no charge .
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    Linkedin says no

    LinkedIn reports it has never allowed prostitution and escort services to be visable on it's site !! http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/frisky-business-linkedin-evicts-little-known-red-light-district-1C9911883
  10. Geek squad was pretty much useless on a problem i had with a computer many years ago, so i have never used them again !! Chuck
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    Top Freeware Applications

    Welcome to the forums Xima ! What kind of data ? Chuck
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    Happy Birthday

    Happy B Day to Jeff Weisbein (Besttechie) our owner & President who keeps this place going under difficult times !! Thank him for having a site where you can post almost anything !! Thanks Jeff Chuck
  13. Yes Windows 10 can still be upgraded for free !! The older systems will be closing down soon, meaning they will still run but some programs will not be supported by MS or their customers company's, so you may have to find other drivers & such !! Chuck
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    Is this forum still alive?

    Thanks ..... so is yours ! Chuck
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    Is this forum still alive?

    Just checking to see if there is any new post as i do every morning !! Stay Safe Chuck
  16. Welcome to the forum Jove ! IMO with the new W10 systems which comes with Windows Defender is a great virus protection but with that said Antivirus protection is only as good as how careful you can be !! There are free ones like Avast & Avg so the protection is what ever you chose best for your protection !! Chuck
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    HELLO

    Merry Christmas to all who visit BT and a Happiest of New Years ! Chuck
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    What do you think about Chris Daughtry?

    Howdy Jove welcome to the forum ! Daughtry has been busy touring a lot lately, love his music ever since i watched him on American Idol ! Check out his web site !!https://www.daughtryofficial.com/ Have a great one ! Chuck
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    So many new visitors

    There a lot of new visitors who come here to read or looking for answers to their questions. Why not register so we can help you better ! I see some of you hang out here for hours ! Register for an account so we might help you better it cost nothing to join ! Thanks & Hope to See ya here more often as a member !! Chuck
  20. Sorry Percolate but Chrome is the easiest of all browsers to hack, proven fact ! The E that is on W10 is not Internet Explorer it is Edge ! MS has stepped up their game to make it a very reliable browser ! But i still prefer FF new browser "Quantum" !! Performance and Speed. Mozilla claims that Firefox Quantum is twice as fast as its predecessors and loads web pages faster and uses 30% less memory than Chrome. ... Quantum is definitely faster than previous versions of Firefox, but even in Mozilla's tests, it only beats Chrome by fractions about half the time. When any amount of time counts !! Chuck
  21. ATTN: Microsoft Internet Explorer users !! Internet Explorer Security Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Files From Windows PCs on any Windows system ! An unpatched exploit in the Internet Explorer browser's handling of MHT files (IE's Web archive format) can be used by hackers to both spy on Windows users and steal their local data. As of now there is noway to stop the hackers future up-date will be to patch this flaw will be introduced !! This is why i keep telling you to use other browsers ! You can check to see if you have IE or Edge !! To determine what version of Microsoft Edge (the replacement for Internet Explorer released with Windows 10) is being used, Open the "E" ...... click the three dots located at the top, right side of the screen. Next, scroll down and click Settings. Scroll again to the bottom of the menu and see 'About this app'. it will tell you there what you are using !! Chuck
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    How to contact trend micro support phone number,

    Howdy jsaharawat & Welcome to the forum ! Trend Micro is like most other Antivirus protectors, they all claim the same "the greatest protection" but IMO after cleaning computers for 20 yrs plus i find that Microsoft Defender is as good as any and it's free !! Chuck
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    How long does it take to learn C?

    Welcome to Besttechie Adisharma, It depends from person to person, Few can learn this in less time like in 2 months and few takes 6 months, it completely depends on your grasping power. It will take 7 Days to get 70% of knowledge in C thoroughly. Chuck
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    POSTING IN MALWARE REMOVAL

    ONCE AGAIN LET ME REMIND YOU TO NOT POST INTO THE MALWARE SECTION UNLESS YOU ARE INFECTED WITH A VIRUS,TROJAN OR A SLOW COMPUTER THAT NEEDS CLEANING !! OR BEFORE YOU ARE QUALIFIED AND ACCEPTED BY A MODERATOR AS A SPECIALIST TRAINED IN MALWARE REMOVAL ! CHUCK
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    POSTING IN MALWARE REMOVAL

    DO NOT post here in Malware Removal unless you have a problem or infection, or needing a clean up ! This means unless you are a certified Malware Removal Specialist and have permission from BESTTECHIE or a Mod ! This means NO advertising of other sites or tools that you think does a good job cleaning a computer !! Unless given approval by BT or a Mod !! This is to protect us (BT) as well as you the user !! Thanks Chuck