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"McAfee Security Scan Plus" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "McAfee Security Scan Plus" on my Windows 8 computer? "McAfee Security Scan Plus" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "McAfee Security Scan Plus" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the foll...
2020-05-05, 885👍, 0💬

"Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software" on my Windows 8 computer? "Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control ...
2020-05-05, 859👍, 0💬

"Skype Web Plugin" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "Skype Web Plugin" on my Windows 8 computer? "Skype Web Plugin" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "Skype Web Plugin" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following information: Name: Sk...
2020-04-30, 986👍, 0💬

"Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader" on my Windows 8 computer? "Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with th...
2020-04-30, 961👍, 0💬

"Notepad++ (64-bit x64)" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "Notepad++ (64-bit x64)" on my Windows 8 computer? "Notepad++ (64-bit x64)" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "Notepad++ (64-bit x64)" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following inf...
2020-04-30, 926👍, 0💬

"CyberLink LabelPrint 2.5" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "CyberLink LabelPrint 2.5" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel? "CyberLink LabelPrint 2.5" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will not see "CyberLink LabelPrint 2.5" listed on "uninstall or change ...
2020-04-30, 863👍, 0💬

Hidden Installed Programs not Using Windows Installer
Where to find tutorials and answers on reviewing visible installed programs not using Windows Installer on Windows 8? I want to learn more details of each installed program to decide to uninstall it or not. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on reviewing visible installed pr...
2020-04-30, 682👍, 0💬

"Badge Update" Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\WS\Badge Update" on my Windows 8 computer? "\Microsoft\Windows\WS\Badge Update" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation. You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\WS\Badge Update" listed on Task Scheduler with the following ...
2020-02-19, 3323👍, 2💬

💬 2020-02-19 FYIcenter.com: @Blaine, “Badge Update” updates badges of apps in Windows Store.

💬 2020-02-18 Blaine Geddes: The answer didn't answer the question. What does the "Badge Update" task do?

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...
2019-09-19, 20847👍, 4💬

💬 2019-09-19 miriam brooks: I already have a product key

💬 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 ...

My Headset Microphone not working in Windows 8
the computer detect the microphone plugged in, but it's not working with any App. or Desktop soft wears , It's worked on my Windows 7 Laptop, I'm using Realtek HD Drive. rom your issue description, I understand that your headset microphone does not work with any Apps or desktop software on your comp...
2019-01-13, 11728👍, 1💬

💬 2019-01-13 Koul: Thanks

"hkcmd Module - hkcmd.exe" Startup Program
What is the startup program "hkcmd Module - hkcmd.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk? "hkcmd Module - hkcmd.exe" is added to your computer as part of system installation on computers. You will see "hkcmd.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Ta...
2018-12-20, 53921👍, 2💬

💬 2018-12-20 FYIcenter.com: @Brian, It is needed to support the pointing device - the figure touch pad.

💬 2018-12-18 brian sg: Why are you advised to keep this program?

"SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-...-1004" Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the scheduled task "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-...-1 004"on my Windows 8 computer? "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-...-1 004"is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation. You will see "\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-...-1 004"listed on Task Scheduler with the following inform...
2018-11-11, 5099👍, 2💬

💬 2018-10-19 FYIcenter.com: @Charles, Can you disable this task first? Then try to remove the .dll file.

💬 2018-10-16 Charles: My antovirus found this file and cannot remove it! It has not found this before!

"Skype Click to Call" Installed Program on Windows 8
What is the installed program "Skype Click to Call" on my Windows 8 computer? "Skype Click to Call" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself. You will see "Skype Click to Call" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel with the following information:...
2018-10-14, 1069👍, 2💬

💬 2018-10-14 FYIcenter.com: @Onur, Why do you need to do manual uninstallation? Any problem using the Control Panel?

💬 2018-10-13 Onur: Is there manual and exact uninstallation guide for Skype Click To Call peogram with guid: {873F8E7C-10E6-449F-BD7E-5FBA7C8E1C9 B}...

Windows 8 Services Tutorials
Where to find information about what services are running on Windows 8 and how to manage them? I want to know everything about Windows 8 services. Here is a collection of tutorials about Windows 8 services compiled by FYIcenter.com team. Topics include understanding services; start, stop, and disabl...
2018-09-28, 51631👍, 0💬

"BackgroundUploadTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSyn c\BackgroundUploadTask"on my Windows 8 computer? "\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSyn c\BackgroundUploadTask"is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation. You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSyn c\BackgroundUploa...
2018-07-18, 5090👍, 3💬

💬 2018-07-18 FYIcenter.com: @Gert-Jan, "BackgroundUploadTask" is part of Windows 8 Update function to keep the system automatically up to date. You can actu...

💬 2018-07-14 Gert-Jan: But what does it do? (please don't answer that it uploads information in the background...) If I have already disabled all telem...

💬 2017-12-15 appalled: nice way to NOT answer the question!

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, 3017👍, 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, 2233👍, 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, 1288👍, 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, 812👍, 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, 796👍, 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, 772👍, 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, 737👍, 0💬

"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, 1253👍, 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, 983👍, 0💬

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