Category : Microsoft

Ransomware

Infections Never Rest Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to take a look at the upcoming year in computers and technology.  This year we are starting off by shining the light on a form of infection that has recently crept back into systems.  Ransomware.   Locks Your Files A ransomware infection is your […]

6 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Ransomware

Anti-virus Letdown

If you’ve been let down recently by your anti-virus program or your pc somehow caught an infection that your anti-virus program can’t get rid of, you’re not alone. Most users have some sort of anti-virus program running on their system and for the most part they manage to keep dangerous infections from compromising computer systems, […]

6 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Anti-virus Letdown

Lay Off The Junk

Lately we’ve noticed a spike in problems stemming from the download or installation of free products. While we at GeekITDown wholeheartedly support open source products, as well as quality, free software created and maintained by generous individuals or corporations, we must urge a word of caution. I’ve Got Nothing to Lose, it’s Free! The allure […]

7 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Lay Off The Junk

Prevention, Detection, Cleanup

Questions regarding virus, spyware and other security software repeatedly get raised, especially after an infection is discovered. The questions focus primarily on how the infections happened and how can they can be prevented in the future. There are three parts to protecting your system from infections and each play an important role in maintaining a […]

7 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Prevention, Detection, Cleanup