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  • Windows won’t let me update to 22H2 update
    []( Run "MSConfig.exe" go to the "Services" tab. Check "Hide all Microsoft services" option under the list. Once all MS Services are hidden hit the \[Disable All\] button which... - Source: Reddit / 6 days ago
  • That doesn't sound right
    A great tip I can share against viruses. If a virus survives through reboots, I.e. It starts it self with the computer it has added itself to a ASEP (auto-start extensibility point). Download and run autoruns which is a program from and signed by Microsoft. It will highlight executables that are not signed as well as scripts and other values which... - Source: Reddit / 10 days ago
  • What is program? I don't know where it came from or how
    If you still cant find the file or registry key, you can also try Autoruns. It can locate invalid startup files and registry. Hope this works ^. - Source: Reddit / 13 days ago
  • So I got a virus on my computer while downloading a file and I feel really stupid but I need help to get rid of the virus without have to turn on the computer
    You're going to have to turn your computer on to fix it. I'd suggest booting into safe mode and running TDSSKiller and Malware Bytes Anti-Malware (MBAM). After installing MBAM you'll want to run a scan with it and remove any threats found. After that make sure to uninstall it as you don't really need the AV portion of it. After this you're probably good, I would personally check the system with Auto-Runs and... - Source: Reddit / 21 days ago
  • Just did a full reset on my PC, Now a "program" its showing at startup with no name and strange path, is it a windows bug? literally just wiped everything and it came with default windows but im not sure, is it safe?
    You should try autoruns.exe, find the corresponding entry, right click on it and select "go to entry". This will open regedit and allow you to manualy fix the path to c:\program files. - Source: Reddit / 26 days ago
  • Help! I downloaded a hack for a game and it turned out to be a keylogger!
    Download autoruns and type the file name from task manager to the filter. It will be most likely a task scheduled task. You can also use ThisIsMyFile to remove the specified folder. - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • Last resort before doing a wipe and re-install
    If you wanna go deeper you can download Autoruns Autoruns for Windows - Sysinternals | Microsoft Learn Enable virustotal in the same way just be careful about disabling random stuff in here. - Source: Reddit / 29 days ago
  • Any ideas on what this 437GB application could be? I'm afraid it is some sort of virus
    Name of scanner? What was the file infected or possibly infected with? A good malware doesn't go away that easy, could just be a touch(maybe crypto miner) of the payload which can update/add/return if you're infected with persistent malware. If that thing lived on your PC for 6 months(I'm assuming the date is install date) your Windows Defender/AV/Firewall may have been compromised. You can take a looksie at what... - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • mind if anyone help, it doesn't even show any error
    This has most likely nothing to to with your internet connection. Ive had this problem since running Autoruns for the first time wich changes stuff in the Regestry.. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Explorer randomly started using up all my ram! (16 out of 24gb)
    Use Autoruns to disable shell extensions and try to eliminate which shell extension is causing this. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Can't remove the trojan miner
    Check unusual startup entries, scheduled tasks and services via autoruns. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • I can't delete multiple files off my pc
    Then get Autoruns from Microsoft and run it. It'll show everything that's starting with Windows. Whatever she added may have set itself to start automatically with Windows. Autoruns will show you everything, with options to have anything you don't recognize scanned at Virustotal. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • How do I delete these needless files?
    Use AutoRuns to disable what you want to remove, reboot and have at it. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • what is the fps on top left and how do i remove it. not in steam or nvidia experience as far as I can tell.
    Cool tool to find and remove all the low-budget viruses, gamer shitware, old printer services, and other trash bogging down your PC - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • How to remove Norton removal tool?
    Download autoruns - type to quick filter - Norton - uncheck everything related to it. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Program crashes every time I open save dialog box
    You can also try turning shell extensions off and on to see if you can determine which one is causing this. Use Autorun's Explorer tab for this. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • what is system on my startup apps?
    Are you able to find it in Sysinternals Autoruns? - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • File explorer freezes for long periods of time
    Shell extensions can be turned on and off with Autoruns, unfortunately you can't really easily see what shell extension is doing something, so you'll have to use a process of elimination. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Upgrade recommendations for more FPS in Valorant
    With your ram at xmp now I don't know if there's much else other than making sure video card drivers are up to date, windows is up to date, you could update your chipset drivers:, go to task manager -> startup and make sure pretty much everything is disabled (I just leave my sound card program enabled and windows security notifications), you can also use... - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Windows 7 booting into program
    Malware. You could try running something like Malwarebytes & let it do its thing, or run something like Autoruns, or look for RUN and RUN ONCE stuff in the registry, but odds are it's a more sophisticated to be removed like that. Still, worth a try. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • this is getting ridiculous
    Autoruns is a program by Microsoft that shows everything that starts automatically on your PC. Just search Edge in the program interface and uncheck everything mentioning an update Download. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago

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