• Free anti virus?

    17 answers · 2 days ago
  • After I hung up on the microsoft support engineer, I lost over $1,200+?

    ok so recently i was talking to microsoft support there was a big problem with my computer and they got it fixed i was talking to a certified engineer and he installed anti virus and i had to pay for the anti virus so i put in my credit card details and paid for it it was $50 for a year that was ok i do not know... show more
    ok so recently i was talking to microsoft support there was a big problem with my computer and they got it fixed i was talking to a certified engineer and he installed anti virus and i had to pay for the anti virus so i put in my credit card details and paid for it it was $50 for a year that was ok i do not know the pricing for anti virus is it good i think 50 is good for protecting my computer so after i put my details in 50 dollars gets taken out of my credit card and my membership for the anti virus gets activated but 7 hours after i hung up on the microsoft certified engineer (he was really nice!! :) ) my credit card started getting massive charges getting taken out of it such as $800 and $400 and $1250 and i blocked my card as soon as i found that out and i have no clue what could have happened i didnt scan my computer with the anti virus maybe it would of found like 500 viruses 9thats a lot of viruses yes so i didnt scan my computer with the antivirus the engineer gave me and maybe a computer hacker stole my card info????????? please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    39 answers · 7 days ago
  • How can I bypass my school’s website block?

    They have blocked all proxies and vpns and we can’t download anything not approved by the school.
    They have blocked all proxies and vpns and we can’t download anything not approved by the school.
    18 answers · 5 days ago
  • What can i do if i have someone’s ip?

    Best answer: You generally can't do much except from what the other answers have said about locating it to the ISP. However it is possible, though not probable, that you could hack a device on the network. This can be an IOT device such as a security camera, a smart thermostat or other smart devices. The router could also... show more
    Best answer: You generally can't do much except from what the other answers have said about locating it to the ISP. However it is possible, though not probable, that you could hack a device on the network. This can be an IOT device such as a security camera, a smart thermostat or other smart devices. The router could also be vulnerable and can be compromised. Many new tech devices are susceptible to attacks as they have direct access to the internet through the router and they open ports in order to communicate with the internet. This can mean that an IP address and a port may be the only info that is needed to attack the device. Some devices even have default passwords that people don't change when setting up the device and can easily be compromised. All of this is said for informational purposes only. If you do hack into a device know that you could be prosecuted.
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  • How to scan a letter to the computer?

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  • Whats the best antivirus for windows 10?

    Best answer: Hello and thank you for your question! This is a tricky question because answers will differ depending on opinion and what kind of security you need. Basic security is already pre-installed on all Windows 10 PCs via Windows Defender. Windows Defender has gotten a lot better over the years and is updated monthly... show more
    Best answer: Hello and thank you for your question!

    This is a tricky question because answers will differ depending on opinion and what kind of security you need.
    Basic security is already pre-installed on all Windows 10 PCs via Windows Defender. Windows Defender has gotten a lot better over the years and is updated monthly by Microsoft to include more and more security definitions (this is what lets the AV program know the difference between harmless files and malware!)

    If you're looking for more comprehensive protection it'll cost you, both financially and performance-wise.
    This is when people start to compare AV providers depending on how active it is in the background vs how much protection it offers. The most protective AVs usually hog the most resources (This is not always the case, most bad AVs hog resources while not protecting much).

    I would look into how much protection you NEED and base your choices on that. As far as my opinion(Not GeekSquad/Best Buy), I generally use Bitdefender or Webroot as my AntiVirus and Malwarebytes as AntiMalware. There is a difference between Anti Virus and Anti Malware and it's good practice to have both! Sorry that I couldn't name drop one "Stop All" best AV, unfortunately it's not that simple and I hope my answer helped demystify AVs enough to help you make the right choice in protecting your data!

    Geek Squad Agent Arturo R.
    Shield #117976
    Advanced Repair Agent
    Geek Squad/ Yahoo! Answers Partnership
    2/7/2019
    10 answers · 1 week ago
  • Why does this window keep popping up and how do i fix it?
i'm aware of its a trojan or malware threat but it always pops up.?

    Why does this window keep popping up and how do i fix it? i'm aware of its a trojan or malware threat but it always pops up.?

    Best answer: You need to remove the malware while in the SAFE MODE. Safe Mode only allows the Win 10 files to boot up and nothing else, but you can run your antivirus and/or anti-malware while in the Safe Mode. You have to manually put it into Safe Mode and then you have to manually take it out of Safe Mode. Give it a try... show more
    Best answer: You need to remove the malware while in the SAFE MODE. Safe Mode only allows the Win 10 files to boot up and nothing else, but you can run your antivirus and/or anti-malware while in the Safe Mode. You have to manually put it into Safe Mode and then you have to manually take it out of Safe Mode. Give it a try ... here's how! <<<<<Win 10 SAFE MODE
    Win 10 is a little odd because you have to go through a short process to put the computer into the Safe Mode and to get it back out of the Safe Mode. Here’s how to do both processes. This works in Win 8, Win 8.1, and Win 10.
    To Get Into Safe Mode:
    1. Right click at Start button
    2. Click on RUN
    3. In the resulting box, type in the term msconfig and hit enter.
    4. The msconfig window will appear. At the top of the window click on the Boot tab.
    5. In the next window put a check mark in the “Safe Boot” box.
    6. Click Apply, then click OK
    7. Click Restart. The computer will go through a normal looking boot and you will have to provide your password if you use one. The desktop will eventually show up with a somewhat abnormal looking Desk Top with all icons skewed left and will say SAFE MODE in all four corners of the screen.
    NOTE: If you were to reboot the computer, it will boot/reboot continually into the Safe Mode until you take the steps below to change the settings for a "normal” boot up to your desktop.
    To Get Out Of Safe Mode:
    8. Right click at Start button
    9. Click on RUN
    10. In the resulting box, type in the term msconfig and hit enter.
    11. The msconfig window will appear. At the top of the window click on the Boot tab.
    12. UNCHECK the “Safe Boot” box.
    13. Click Apply then click OK
    14. Click on Restart to boot the computer into its’ normal mode.
    NOTE: Once the Restart (reboot) is completed and the computer boots into the “normal” mode it will continue to boot into the normal mode each time you reboot. You are required to use the getting into the Safe Mode process(s) to get into it and out of it. >>>>> Run your protection software while in the Safe Mode!!! Hope this helps.
    3 answers · 4 days ago
  • Can you tell if this ipad is secretly recording?

    Can you tell if this ipad is secretly recording?

    My GF seemed suspicious when placing down her Ipad. I have a strange feeling she might be trying to secretly record a conversation im having with my parents while shes gone
    My GF seemed suspicious when placing down her Ipad. I have a strange feeling she might be trying to secretly record a conversation im having with my parents while shes gone
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  • What does antivirus software do?

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  • Is it possible to get viruses from downloading pirate movies?

    Best answer: Yes

    Answering for a friend.
    Best answer: Yes

    Answering for a friend.
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  • What happens when someone steals your identity?

    Best answer: It basically means that they have all of your personal information such as Social Security number, credit card numbers, drivers license number, address (past and present), mother's maiden name, employment information, etc... This allows them to fraudulently open up lines of credit in your name and buy whatever... show more
    Best answer: It basically means that they have all of your personal information such as Social Security number, credit card numbers, drivers license number, address (past and present), mother's maiden name, employment information, etc... This allows them to fraudulently open up lines of credit in your name and buy whatever they can. Meanwhile you're getting the bills and the bad credit.
    17 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Down load microsoft security essentials?

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  • Confused about tracking cookies?

    Best answer: Yep,stored on your PC unless you disable them or use an extension called Cookie AutoDelete.
    Best answer: Yep,stored on your PC unless you disable them or use an extension called Cookie AutoDelete.
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • If a bank disabled an ex-employee's access by revoking user id. Does that mean nobody can access anything using his identity?

    For example, can not log on to his PC as him etc. Then all his personal data on his PC is safe? I am asking because I just left a bank, worrying about the personal data still on my PC.
    For example, can not log on to his PC as him etc. Then all his personal data on his PC is safe? I am asking because I just left a bank, worrying about the personal data still on my PC.
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How to delete a computer virus!!! PLZ HALP!!!1?

    Best answer: Troll Alert !!!
    Best answer: Troll Alert !!!
    3 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What's a good place to store our passwords?

    Do u guys store your password anywhere (phone, computer, written down somewhere) or do you memorize it? sometimes it's a bit hard to memorize all the websites that i subscribed to with all my different username and passwords
    Do u guys store your password anywhere (phone, computer, written down somewhere) or do you memorize it? sometimes it's a bit hard to memorize all the websites that i subscribed to with all my different username and passwords
    7 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How do i get rid of cookies?

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  • Is McAfee a good anti-virus software?

    I get pop ups all the time from HP about them recommending McAfee.
    I get pop ups all the time from HP about them recommending McAfee.
    15 answers · 3 weeks ago