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    Windows 10 Defender

    Just completed a pc build and I have Windows 10 (Home 64-bit) everything ran great, still does except for one thing. Windows Defender seems to be constantly running. Go to task manager and its running at 6-7%. I have Corsair iCUE software and my total core package is running at 35-36 degrees...
  2. U

    Windows Defender - Files Scanned Doubled?

    After downloading some files on Windows 10, I decided to scan them with Windows Defender and noticed something very odd about the scan results. For some reason, Windows Defender always doubles the total number of files scanned. I've tried this multiple times. If I scan 1 file, the result...
  3. U

    Solved USB Flash Drive - Possible Malware / Ransomware

    Apologies in advanced if I'm posting in the wrong forum and for making such a long post. I’m an old man who tends to ramble. I was wondering if there's a way to be 100% certain if a USB flash drive is completely free of viruses, malware, and/or ransomware? I occasionally use a flash drive...
  4. snickert

    Solved Running Two Versions of Thunderbird On Same Computer

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 12196 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 630, 1024 Mb Hard Drives: C: 918 GB...
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    Solved Windows Defender Creating False Alarms?

    Hello, Any recent reports of Windows Defender creating false alarms? After upgrading to Win 10,1709, and installing latest virus definitions from Microsoft, Defender marked the "setup.exe" and "setupARP.exe" of Corel Corporation (CorelDraw x7) as Win32/Neshta. Scanned my PC with...
  6. S

    Windows update stuck on 'checking for updates' proplem win 7

    same goes with win defender can't get updates just says searching... and action center can't get solutions for problems, win update just gets stuck on searching, I have done what this youtube vid says but nothing has fixed the issue I have install there's manual patched from Microsoft website...
  7. Harrows

    windows defender is turned off by group policy

    i have been getting this message every time i try to turn on windows defender in settings im not planning on installing a 3rd party antivirus so any help would be deeply appreciated, ps i have tried registry edit and uit has not worked
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    Solved Cant Start Windows Defender After Un-installing Emisoft AV

    I recently ran out of my free trial on Emisoft AV (which was great) and i went to uninstall to turn Windows Defender back on. I had removed it by the usual uninstall from control panel, when i press "Turn On" on Defender it redirects me to the programs list and states that it is handled by...
  9. LUIS39

    Solved AVG

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3069 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb Hard...
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    New blue screen with error 0x000001d8

    Hello there! I have this Acer Aspire V3 -574 just a couple of months now, like 3-4 months. I have then updated to window 10. Lately I have been having this problem: While using the pc (usually being on the internet) my computer would get a blue screen of death and shut down. It is the 0x000001d8...
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