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When we think of survival gadgets, we might think of a compass, a foil blanket or an all-in-one tool to saw down trees, open cans and light your fire. While those gadgets are certainly great to have in an emergency, this is a technology website, so we are going to show you the best tech gadgets for survival should any geek step outdoors.
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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is out, but if you are not in the initial wave of the roll-out, it may be some time before you get the update. Fortunately, you can manually download and install it. The Windows 10 Fall Creators update tweaks and streamlines existing features, as well as adding cool new ones.
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The Windows 10 Fall Creators update may already be pending for your system. To check, type in Windows Update into your search box, check for updates, and see if there is one waiting to install. If it says you are currently up to date, you can manually force the Windows 10 Fall Creators update by downloading it here: Windows 10 Fall Creators Download. The download tool checks your system for compatibility, and once it is determined your system specs can run it, the download can begin. A reboot is required to install the Windows Update. You can read our full article on this here: https://www.pctechbytes.com/windows-10/download-windows-10-fall-creators-update/
My situation: My Windows 7 (64-bit PRO) computer is crashing (all of a sudden, there is no power and it stops running) after I have booted from a bootable anti-malware rescue disk, while the anti-malware program is running.
The computer is crashing after the anti-malware program has been running approximately 20-30 minutes, and the crash happens before the anti-malware program has found any malware or viruses. (So far, no malware or viruses have been found - but the anti-malware program has never finished its scan, due to crashing.)
Question: Is the crashing more likely due to a failing power supply...or more likely due to undetected malware or viruses?
I think my Windows 7 (64 bit Pro) computer may be infected with a virus or other malware due to strange behavior.
After running a free copy of Kaspersky Security Scan, the report it generated said I have over 120 password-protected files that it suggested may be infected with a virus or other malware. Most of the files listed are game files, and part of just one game I have loaded on my computer...and most of those password-protected files are of the type "map_014.dat" where the number "014" changes, however, it appears that not all of the numbered "map".dat files were found by Kaspersky to be password-protected.
I have a number of games loaded on my computer, yet Kaspersky only found some of the files in this one game to be password-protected. Does this mean that these files are likely infected? ...And should I just delete and reinstall the entire game? Do game developers often password-protect only some game files but not all of them?
Does anyone have any advice as to what, if anything, I should do about the other, non-game files that Kaspersky listed as "password-protected"...which would not be as easy to just delete and "reinstall"?
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Hi recently I installed a copy of cdrwin from my friend, and part of the instructions for installing was replacing EmRegSys.Dll with a edited version provided, so I found the DLL and replaced it later I saw another text file which said the program came from a cracked source which really annoyed me, because I don't know if the emregsys.dll I replace the system copy with could of been a virus, I did some googling and found that EMRegSys.dll is a virus and only SpyHunter can take care of it, unfortunately after some more researching I found SpyHunter to be a really abusive software.
So I scanned my system with MalwareBytes(Free) and Avira(Free) which found nothing, I am thinking of replacing emregsys.dll with a copy on my mums window 8 computer, is this safe?
I really feel like a idiot for copying over what could of been a cracked emregsys.dll and replacing the legit one, that's my fault for thinking the program was already payed for, when I should'nt get it of someone but buy it myself where I know I'm getting a legit version.
If you can help set my mind at ease that would be great, Thank You