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Beware Of The Petya Ransomware

First discovered in March 2016, the Petya ransomware has made a resurgence. Originally, it infected the master boot record and installed a payload that encrypts NTFS file tables. This prevents systems from booting until the ransom is paid and the files are decrypted. Back in 2017, what has changed about the Petya ransomware?

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WannaCry Ransomware Money for File Unlock

Use These Tips To Avoid Tears From The WannaCry Ransomware

The WannaCry ransomware attack started on Friday, May 12 2017 and is unprecedented in scale, already affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. The countries most affected thus far are reported to be Russia, Ukraine, India, and Taiwan. So what does WannaCry do exactly?

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Try These Tricks before You Decide to Call for a Professional Computer Service Provider

There are many computer software issues that can plague computer users. One of the most common problem is when a particular application becomes corrupted in some way, often leading to an operating system crash. Another very common software issue is when a driver is not installed correctly. This often leads to hardware problems which can cause your computer to run slower than usual. Luckily, most software issues can be fixed by the users themselves. However, if the problem is more complex than you’ve initially estimated, then you may have to call for a professional computer service.

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Software vs Hardware Problems

There are two main types of PC problems: those that generate from software issues and those that are caused by a hardware malfunction. So, before you can fix a malfunctioning computer, you must first identify the source of the problem. Most software-related issues can be fixed by owners themselves. Hardware problems, however, may require professional hardware repair services. Here are some of the hardware components that fail more often.

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Try These Tricks before You Decide to Call for a Professional Computer Service Provider

Today’s PCs are a lot faster, slimmer, and more reliable than computers from a decade ago. However, even these new computers can develop problems. The good part is that almost any computer issue can be fixed. PCs are comprised of many modular components. This allows you to replace only the defective parts and keep the rest. Here are a few signs that your computer may need professional hardware repair.

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