How To Remove Antivirus 7

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If you get something named Antivirus 7, please don’t install it. Although the name looks very similar to Windows 7 but it is not legitimate.  Antivirus 7 is a fake/rogue antivirus program that does not protect you from viruses. Actually this rogue antivirus is installed through the use of trojans and often bundled with other malicious softwares.

The alarming thing is that most of the antivirus softwares are unable to detect Antivirus 7. See the report from VirusTotal where only Symantec Antivirus was able to detect Antivirus 7 as Suspicious.Insight.

Here is what Jovita says about Antivirus 7:

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Common U3 Flash Drive Problems

Nowadays as the trend of Flash drives is increasing, we are getting more used to them. U3 Flash Drives are now becoming popular. U3 drives have the property to present itself to the host system as a USB hub with a CD drive and standard USB mass storage device attached. You will have a launchpad preinstalled on U3 drives. U3 drives can also be password protected easily compared to other drives.

But If there is a problem in your windows system then you could be not use your U3 for any purpose.  Some problem that could arise.

If your plug your U3 and a you see a folder opens, or the folder opens when you double click the LaunchU3.exe in the U3 system (CD Drive).

When you double click the Launchpad.exe file you are warned with

You can not run the U3 Launchpad directly. Please click on LaunchU3.exe to open the U3 directly.

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Recover Stored Passwords Of Windows Network, Outlook, Remote Desktop And Live Messenger

I have already written about how to delete remembered network passwords in Windows and how to log on to your Windows user account if you forget your password. Today I’m going to write about how to recover different passwords which are stored in Windows Credentials Store. These passwords include Windows network passwords, Microsoft Outlook passwords, Remote Desktop Connection passwords and Windows Live Messenger passwords.

The passwords in Windows Credentials Store are encrypted such that even the administrator can not decrypt the passwords for recovery purposes. It always requires special permissions for decrypting such information.

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Manual Virus Removal Method For Windows XP,Windows 2000

This article is related to

How to Manually Remove Viruses From Your System

Note: This solution will work only against those Viruses which does not infect Windows own Exe files e.g like explorer.exe

Virus Symptoms

You may have seen some unexpected things that should not happen. Some of the symptoms of viruses are:

Disables Task Manager

Disables Registry Editor

Disables Command Prompt

Sometime you have no application open but CPU usage goes over 50%

My Computer Drives not opening by Double Click

Automatic Shutdown

Computer Slows down

Hidden Files will not be showing

Folder Options will strange language

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Smart Virus Remover Automatically detects the Autorun.inf file from USB Drives

Smart Virus Remover 2.0.0.5 automatically detects any USB drive inserted containing the suspicious autorun.inf file and warns you with a dialog.

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It will also warn you of any file that is related to Autorun.inf and may execute afterwards

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Remove Khatra.exe, FlashGuard.exe, cftmonn.exe, jwgkvsq.vmx (Conflicker) Worm

Worms are spreading very rapidly with the increasing usage of Flash Drives. Even anti-virus some time does not recognize these worms. I have come up with technique to prevent infection from these worms

To remove cftmonn.exe worm

Use this tool

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3 Ways To Test Your LCD Monitor For Defective Pixels

If we want to test if our LCD monitor or laptop’s LCD is working correctly or not, we have to see if any pixel on the LCD has become dead or stuck. There are several softwares which test the life of the LCD monitor. I am listing three free softwares which do the same task.

InjuredPixels

InjuredPixels is a small portable utility which can also be run from the internet directly to check the health of the LCD monitors.

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Protect Application (exe) files from viruses

PE Guard is a free tool that protects your computer from any virus or malicious programs. It does so by preventing:

  • A virus / program trying to copy itself to your system. (PowerGuard Mode)
  • A virus / program trying to inject itself into one of your PE(Portable Executeable) files.
  • Any rootkit / program trying to write a new Driver(.sys) file in your system. (PowerGuard Mode)

Once installed, click Next when the First run wizard dialog box appears. Once the wizard is complete, hit Finish.

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Smart Virus Remover 2.0.0.1

Smart virus remover 2.0.0.1 has been released. Now it is made almost compatible with the Windows Vista and Windows 7 removing 50 viruses.

The safety of personal data has been increased in this version. The icon has been changed also.

Some minor bugs removed

Improved the virus detection procedure os that all your files are safe. Much faster than previous version

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