Category Archives: Virus and Malware

CryptoPrevent – Protect Windows from Cryptolocker Infections

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Computer Technicians and System admins across the internet are hearing more and more about the Cryptolocker threat. If you havent heard about it, Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of ransomware that will seek out certain files on computers, attached drives and networks and encrypt them. Once it has finished encrypting …

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Comodo Cleaning Essentials – Detect and Remove Malware

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Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) is a fairly large, portable and freeware software that allows you to remove malware and unsafe processes from your client’s computer. Although there is no perfect solution when removing malware from a client’s system, having one more program in your toolkit never hurts.

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Panda Ransomware Decrypt Tool – Restore Encrypted Files

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Panda Ransomware Decrypt Tool is a small, and freeware software that allows you to restore files that were renamed or encrypted on your client’s computer due to a virus infection. Here’s the scenario; you have already removed a virus from your client’s computer, but some of the files that were …

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AdwCleaner – One-Click Malware and Toolbar Removal

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AdwCleaner is a small, portable and freeware program that can easily remove stubborn toolbars and other malware from your client’s computer. As a technician, you may have encountered a client with an endless sea of browser toolbars and add-ons that they never used or even meant to install, but came …

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McAfee Stinger – Specialized Virus Detection and Removal

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McAfee Stinger is a medium sized and freeware software that can help you easily remove certain rootkits and viruses from your client’s computer. As a technician, you have probably used Malwarebytes, and maybe even Hitman Pro in the past, but McAfee Stinger is a great tool to help you remove …

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Ultra Virus Killer – Malware Removal and System Repair Multi-Tool

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Ultra Virus Killer, also known as UVK, is a free and portable application designed to help users detect and remove malware. UVK acts as a swiss army knife of malware removal as it contains similar functionality to a range of computer technician software use such as Process Explorer, Autoruns, Unlocker, …

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Fabar Service Scanner (FSS.exe) – Identify Internet Connectivity Problems

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Farbar Service Scanner is a small, portable and free application that gives a detailed report on the files, registries and services that are responsible for network connectivity. The purpose of this report is to help you identify the source of connectivity problems if one of these files is infected or …

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D7 – Computer Repair Multi Tool

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D7 is a small, portable application designed to aid in many computer repair related tasks and provide a uniform procedure for technicians to follow by automation. D7 has multiple functions such as being an interface to quickly go to various system areas such as the system file checker. It also …

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Rizone Complete Internet Repair – Repair Common Internet Connection Issues

Rizone Complete Internet Repair is a small, freeware and portable application designed to repair common internet connection issues. A multitude of problems can prevent a computer from accessing the internet such as a virus/adware attack, an incorrect firewall rule or even a legitimate antivirus product that didn’t install or uninstall …

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Security Essentials Screensaver – Scan While Your Screensaver Runs

What if a screensaver did something more functional than just show you pretty pictures? Security Essentials Screensaver does just that; when it turns on it initiates an update of Microsoft Security Essentials and then a scan. The screensaver is a small file that does not require an install and it …

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