Randy Treit (MSFT) on 10 seconds

Background What is 10 seconds to you? In a blog posting MSFT's Randy Treit talks about the constraints Microsoft's places on itself to quickly identify, classify, and get in the way of targeted virus penetration.   Windows Defender Antivirus cloud protection service: Advanced real-time defense against never-before-seen malware Link For cybercriminals, speed is the name … Continue reading Randy Treit (MSFT) on 10 seconds

Anti Virus – Free and Inexpensive AV for Windows Server

Background These days the top tier AntiVirus tools are free for Desktop computers.   Server As Vendors have to make money somehow they usually charge a bit for server products. And, more for corporate deploy and management. Here are some products that can be run on servers dating back to Windows 2003. Vendor Product OS … Continue reading Anti Virus – Free and Inexpensive AV for Windows Server

RansomWare – Support.com-techsupport513.com

Background Playing around with Chrome earlier today and ran into this RansomWare. Chrome Textual: Image:     Firefox The same error appears in Mozilla Firefox, but it is not nearly as imposing as the dialog box is not modal and one can close the tab.   Site The URL of the site that was menacing … Continue reading RansomWare – Support.com-techsupport513.com

Kaspersky – Rescue CD – Stuck at “Creating Swap file”

Background Having a slow PC day on one of the servers in our LAB.  Unfortunately, it is a left over MS Windows 2003 Server. And, so I am thinking it could honestly be anything; including viruses. Kaspersky Rescue-CD Brought out my old and very reliable Kaspersky Rescue CD. Boot Into Rebooted the computer, as it … Continue reading Kaspersky – Rescue CD – Stuck at “Creating Swap file”

Microsoft – Windows – Start Up Warning – There was a problem starting “c:\Users\AppData\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll The specified module could not be found”

  Prelude My parent's called last night and I knew I had to call them back.  They don't call much as I am usually the one who needs them and initiate calls. The only time they ever need help me is when they have computer problems.   Error Message   So yes they do have a problem. … Continue reading Microsoft – Windows – Start Up Warning – There was a problem starting “c:\Users\AppData\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll The specified module could not be found”

Kaspersky: Rescue Disk (v10): Error – Malfunction … Error code 9ABE0003

Introduction A friend has this hard to remove virus and I know I hard to send him an Anti-Virus Rescue CD. I like Kaspersky for this type of issues. Error Before sending the CD, I tried it out on one of my PCs. So I launch and clicked on "Start Objects Scan". But, getting the … Continue reading Kaspersky: Rescue Disk (v10): Error – Malfunction … Error code 9ABE0003