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Detected Threat Details in Windows Defender
How to view detected threat details in Windows Defender? If you Windows Defender detects a malicious program on your computer, you can follow this tutorial to view detailed information of the detected program. 1. On the Windows Defender scan result screen, click "Show details" under the "Clean PC" b...
2021-05-28, 1766🔥, 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, 1766🔥, 0💬

Full Scan with Windows Defender
How to perform a full scan with Windows Defender? You can follow this tutorial to perform a full scan of your Windows 8 computer with Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "Home" tab. 3. Select "Full" and click "Scan now" on the right panel. 4. Wait for the scan to f...
2021-05-28, 1759🔥, 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, 1752🔥, 0💬

What Is Windows Defender
What is Windows Defender? Windows Defender is malware protection that is included with and built into Windows 8. This software helps identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Windows Defender runs in the background and notifies you when you need to take specific action. How...
2021-06-05, 1738🔥, 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, 1723🔥, 0💬

Using Windows Defender on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on Using Windows Defender on Windows 8? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on Using Windows Defender on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcenter.com team: What Is Windows Defender Install Windows Defender on Windows 8 Quick Scan with Windows Defend...
2021-06-05, 1720🔥, 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, 1681🔥, 0💬

Track Installed Programs with PowerShell "get-wmiobject" on Windows 8
How to track and maintain installed programs with PowerShell on Windows 8? I know how to use PowerShell cmdlets. If you want to get a list of all installed applications on your Windows 8 with PowerShell cmdlets, you can use the "Get-WmiObject" cmdlet as described in this tutorial: 1. Start a PowerSh...
2020-12-15, 1644🔥, 0💬

View Installed Software and Programs on Windows 8
How to view all installed software and programs on my Windows 8 system? If you want view all installed software and programs on your Windows 8 system, you can use the Control Panel as described in this tutorial: 1. Press "Windows-R" key and enter "Control Panel" menu. You see the Control Panel scree...
2021-07-02, 1638🔥, 1💬

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, 1634🔥, 0💬

Start McAfee Security Scan Plus
How to start McAfee Security Scan Plus on my Windows computer? I have just installed it. If you have installed SecurityScan_Release.exe, you can follow this tutorial to start McAfee Security Scan Plus on your Windows computer. 1. Connect your computer to the Internet. 2. Go to "All Apps &gt; McA...
2017-12-13, 1633🔥, 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, 1617🔥, 0💬

Recommendations on Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8
Can I get recommendations on scheduled tasks for my Windows 8 system? Here is a list of commonly seen scheduled tasks on Windows 8 system with recommendations whether to keep, disable to delete them: Adobe Flash Player Update - FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe - disable it GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore - ...
2021-06-05, 1605🔥, 0💬

Install Windows Defender on Windows 8
Do I need to install Windows Defender on my Windows 8 computer? No. You don't need to download and install Windows Defender yourself. Windows Defender is preinstalled in Windows 8. You can search and run Windows Defender on Windows 8 at any time.   ⇒ Quick Scan with Windows Defender ⇐ What Is Windo...
2021-06-05, 1595🔥, 0💬

Quick Scan with Windows Defender
How to perform a quick scan with Windows Defender? You can follow this tutorial to perform a quick scan of your Windows 8 computer with Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "Home" tab. 3. Select "Quick" and click "Scan now" on the right panel. 4. Wait for the scan t...
2021-06-05, 1588🔥, 0💬

Remove or Disable Startup Programs on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on removing or disabling startup programs on Windows 8? I want to learn now to review and remove startup programs to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on removing and disabling startup programs on Windows...
2020-12-15, 1557🔥, 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, 1543🔥, 0💬

Security Impact of Startup Programs on Windows 8
What is the security impact of startup programs on my Windows 8 computer? Startup programs have major security impact on your Windows 8 system. In many cases, Malware (Virus, Worms, Adware, Spyware) are often designed to infect your system and fetch your private data by configuring them as startup p...
2020-12-15, 1534🔥, 0💬

Uninstall Old or Bad Software on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on uninstalling old or bad software on Windows 8? I want to learn now to review and remove software to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on uninstalling old or bad software on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcen...
2021-08-01, 1506🔥, 0💬

Delete or Disable Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on deleting or disabling scheduled tasks on Windows 8? I want to learn now to review and manage scheduled tasks to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on deleting or disabling scheduled tasks on Windows 8 c...
2021-07-02, 1486🔥, 1💬

Security Impact of Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the security impact of scheduled tasks on my Windows 8 computer? scheduled tasks have major security impact on your Windows 8 system. In many cases, Malware (Virus, Worms, Adware, Spyware) are often designed to infect your system and fetch your private data by configuring them as scheduled t...
2021-07-02, 1481🔥, 1💬

McAfee Security Scan Plus Report
How to read McAfee Security Scan Plus report? I just scanned my computer. After scanning your computer, McAfee Security Scan Plus will given you a report with 5 possible status types: 1. Your PC is at risk - At risk because your virus or firewall software are not found, out of date, or turned off. Y...
2017-12-13, 1479🔥, 0💬

Recommendations on Startup Programs on Windows 8
Can I get recommendations on startup programs for my Windows 8 system? Here is a list of commonly seen startup programs on Windows 8 system with recommendations whether to keep, disable to delete them: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager - AdobeARM - disable it Alps Pointing-device Driver - Apoint.exe ...
2020-12-15, 1448🔥, 0💬

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