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Failed Windows Activation
I decided to re-set my computer following numerous issues. I opted to clean the disk - process took a full 18 hrs, likely to do with my internet speed. I am now attempting to activate Windows 8 and this message has popped up, "Activation error description not found". Can anyone out there please help...
2018-04-13, 1957👍, 1💬

💬 2018-04-13 Yan: No support person just machine

"055BCCAC9FEC" Malware from Yahoo! Mail
What is "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware from Yahoo! Mail? "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware from Yahoo! Mail is a recent variation of the "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware. The earliest report of this variation was on December 13, 2017, see "Ominous screen showed in Chrome" post at malwarebytes.com. Based reported cases, users wi...
2018-02-08, 769👍, 1💬

💬 2018-02-08 Mike: Thanks for the information. I got the problem today.

Phone Numbers Used in "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware
What are phone numbers used by scammers of 055BCCAC9FEC" Malware fake alert? There are a large number of phone numbers used by scammers of 055BCCAC9FEC" Malware fake alert. For example, the following is a list of known "1 888" phone numbers used by scammers: 1-888-202-8995 1-888-204-3985 1-888-204-7...
2018-01-08, 336👍, 0💬

Fake Alerts and Tech Support Scams
Where to find examples on Fake Alerts and Tech Support Scams on Windows 8? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on examples on Fake Alerts and Tech Support Scams on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcenter.com team: What Is Tech Support Scam Identify Tech Support Scams Deal with Tech S...
2018-01-08, 286👍, 0💬

Identify Tech Support Scams
How to identify Tech Support Scam? There are a couple of ways to identify a tech support scam: 1. If you see a security alert that displays a phone number for you to call, it's most likely a tech support scam. Because legitimate programs will normally give you security alerts with instructions to re...
2018-01-08, 277👍, 0💬

Deal with Tech Support Scams
How to Deal with Tech Support Scams? Here are some suggestions on how to deal with Tech Support Scams: 1. Be more careful when browsing the Internet. Mouse over on any links to review associated Web addresses before clicking on them. 2. Use latest versions of browsers, which give you warnings when y...
2018-01-08, 246👍, 0💬

What Is Tech Support Scam
What is Tech Support Scam? Tech Support Scam uses the following elements to trick you to pay the scammer to fix a fake issue on your computer: A fake support hotline answered by the scanner. A malicious Website that generates fake alerts on your computer. A malicious Web ad that redirects you to the...
2018-01-08, 244👍, 0💬

product key for adding features to windows 8
product key for adding features to windows 8 The product key you require is MBFBV-W3DP2-2MVKN-PJCQD-KKTF7 While the instruction Andre gave you are correct, I found that, when typing add features into the search box, nothing happened. The only way I got to install Media center was via Control panel.S...
2018-01-07, 10783👍, 2💬

💬 2018-01-07 Akshay: Good

💬 2013-11-26 Graham Le Cornu: I started on windows 8 then went back to windows 7 and lost my windows 8 media center product key. I got my key from memory. It ...

"RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC" Malware
What is "RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FE C"Malware? "RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FE C"Malware is an older variation of the "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware. see Remove RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Fake Alerts (Scam) The fake alert shows a slightly different warning message: web-alrt-phsng-atck.xys says: ******...
2018-01-06, 309👍, 0💬

What Is "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware
What is "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware? "055BCCAC9FEC" Malware is a group of harmful programs and Websites that redirects you to fake alerts containing the "055BCCAC9FEC" error code: ... Internet Security Alert Code: 055BCCAC9FEC Internet Security Alert: Your Computer Might Be Infected By Harmful Viruses. P...
2018-01-06, 292👍, 0💬

Fake Popups Used in Tech Support Scams
What is fake popup dialog box used in Tech Support Scams? Sometimes malicious Websites uses fake popup dialog boxes to display fake security alerts as part of a tech support scam. The picture below shows you a fake popup dialog box: The fake popup dialog box is not a true dialog box. It is actually ...
2018-01-06, 283👍, 0💬

Fake Browser Window Used in Tech Support Scam
What is fake browser windows used in Tech Support Scams? Sometimes malicious Websites uses fake browser windows to simulate a legitimate Website to trick you to believe your computer has been infected with viruses. The picture below shows you a fake browser window: As you can see from the above pict...
2018-01-06, 243👍, 0💬

"Delayed launcher - IAStorIconLaunch.exe" Startup Program
What is the startup program "Delayed launcher - IAStorIconLaunch.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk? "Delayed launcher - IAStorIconLaunch.exe" is installed as part of the Intel Rapid Recovery Technology, which is used to provide the user a ...
2017-12-31, 62179👍, 8💬

💬 2017-01-05 FYIcenter.com: Hi Luis, Links are fixed now. Thanks.

💬 2017-01-01 Luis: Links in your Other Comments are not working

💬 2016-08-26 Akheron: Arthur what they are saying is that it's an important piece in your "system recovery operation". Sure you 'can' Delete, I person...

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List of Startup Programs on Windows 8
Can I get a list of Startup programs on my Windows 8 computer? Startup programs on Windows 8 systems are programs that configured to run at the system startup time. Some startup programs are installed as part of the Microsoft Windows system, some are installed by your PC manufacture or 3rd part vend...
2017-12-30, 5359👍, 0💬

Remove Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 Manually
How to Remove Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 Manually? To remove Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 Manually, you can these instructions given by Microsoft: 1. Reboot your computer. This will force the worm into a known configuration where it can be stopped. 2. Using task manager, look for any of the followin...
2017-12-26, 309👍, 0💬

Windows Defender Real-Time Protection
What is Windows Defender Real-Time Protection? Windows Defender Real-Time Protection alerts you whenever malicious or potentially unwanted software attempt to install itself or run on your computer. Windows Defender Real-Time Protection is a feature you have to turn on to provide you the protection....
2017-12-26, 239👍, 0💬

Turn on Windows Defender Real-Time Protection
How to turn on Windows Defender Real-Time Protection? I want it to alert me when a malicious program is coming to my computer. You can follow this tutorial to turn on Windows Defender Real-Time Protection. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "Settings" tab. 3. Select "Real-time prot...
2017-12-26, 238👍, 0💬

Update Windows Defender Virus Definitions
How to update virus definitions in Windows Defender on my Windows 8 computer? You have to continuously update virus definitions in Windows Defender so that it can detect new viruses. Here is how to manually update virus definitions in Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Cli...
2017-12-26, 237👍, 0💬

Spyware and Virus Protection in Action Center
Why I see Spyware and Virus protection in red on my Windows 8 Action Center? If the Windows Defender Real-Time Protection is turned off on your Windows 8 computer, you will see "Spyware and unwanted software protection" and "Virus protection" in red under the Security section in Action Center. You c...
2017-12-26, 217👍, 0💬

McAfee Security Scan Plus on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on running McAfee Security Scan Plus on Windows 8? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on running McAfee Security Scan Plus on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcenter.com team: What Is McAfee Security Scan Plus Download McAfee Security Scan Plus In...
2017-12-21, 298👍, 0💬

What Is McAfee Security Scan Plus
What Is McAfee Security Scan Plus on my Windows 8 computer? McAfee Security Scan Plus is a free diagnostic tool for your PC that works with all security software programs and actively checks your computer for anti-virus software, firewall protection and web security. It uses active protection techno...
2017-12-21, 264👍, 0💬

Download McAfee Security Scan Plus
How to Download McAfee Security Scan Plus on my Windows computer? You can follow this tutorial to download McAfee Security Scan Plus on your Windows computer. 1. Go to McAfee Website. 2. Click the "Scan now" link. You see the download page. 3. Check "I have read..." checkbox. And click the "Free Dow...
2017-12-21, 252👍, 0💬

Install McAfee Security Scan Plus
How to Install McAfee Security Scan Plus on my Windows computer? I have the SecurityScan_Release.exe downloaded. If you have downloaded SecurityScan_Release.exe, you can follow this tutorial to install McAfee Security Scan Plus on your Windows computer. 1. Double click on C:\fyicenter\SecurityScan_R...
2017-12-21, 230👍, 0💬

Action Center Showing Windows Defender Outdated
Why Windows Defender is showing as outdated in Action Center? Windows Defender is showing as outdated in Action Center because you haven't updated the virus definitions in Windows Defender for a long time. It is very important that you frequently update the virus definitions so that Windows Defender...
2017-12-21, 224👍, 0💬

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