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The Insane, Unholy Life of John McAfee – A Biography

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Published 4 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 16:48:34 -0800 | Last update 4 months agoThu, 28 Feb 2019 14:16:01 -0800

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Last Reply Hell yeah John. This is what the world needs, a man who was pump and dumping crypto to make a trading platform. Hash Brown,

Hell yeah John.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:31:18 -0700 1 month ago
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Why is bank mode not working in Avast Safe Zone?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:38:51 -0800

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Last Reply Bank Mode provides a virtual desktop which acts as a safe and clean PC within your real PC. This protects against a potentially hijacked host or netwo... Univa,

Bank Mode provides a virt...

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:22:02 -0700 1 month ago
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Should I disable Port Scan and DoS Protection?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:33:21 -0800

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Last Reply Port scan is An attack that sends client requests to a range of TCP port addresses on a host, with the goal of finding an active port and exploiting a... Univa,

Port scan is An attack th...

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:16:24 -0700 1 month ago
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Got the error "Ping transmit failed. General failure"?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:44:04 -0800

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Last Reply If the default gateway entry is missing, the message “General failure” could appear. This happens, when the computer tries to reach a host... Univa,

If the default gateway en...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:32:48 -0700 3 months ago
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How to tell if you are being ddos'ed?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:24:17 -0800

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Last Reply Focus on tracking normal activity so you can recognize if anything is a unusual. Improve you capacity so it is high enough to carry the load for optim... amifriskin,

Focus on tracking normal...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 16:05:35 -0700 3 months ago
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How to DDoS someone with their IP?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:12:46 -0800

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Last Reply A DDOS is short for a distributed denial of service. A DOS - denial of service is when a service is made unavailable usually through flooding the serv... -alxl_,

A DDOS is short for a dis...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:56:19 -0700 3 months ago
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How to get around OpenDNS?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:36:58 -0800

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Last Reply There are a lot of different opinions on this. After reading a lot of different pages on this subject I believe this one is the easiest to follow. htt... thegstocersson,

There are a lot of differ...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:21:57 -0700 3 months ago
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Where does Avast store boot scan log?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:08:25 -0800

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Last Reply You can find it by going to C:ProgramDataAVAST SoftwareAvast eport and the file you're looking for should be called "aswBoot". If you need more help r... Graln_of_Truth,

You can find it by going...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:18:53 -0700 3 months ago
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What does "receptacle blocked" mean?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:10:25 -0800

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Last Reply It most likely means they couldn't get to the Mail Box to drop off the letter. Someone may have parked/blocked the front of the mail box or there was... -alxl_,

It most likely means they...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:04:19 -0700 3 months ago
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What can people do with your IP address?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:17:56 -0800

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Last Reply They can't get any info from just your IP address, the only thing anyone can do it leach off your power and slow your connectivity down. w3nsi012,

They can't get any info f...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:44:58 -0700 3 months ago
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Enable IPSec pass through?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:03:25 -0800

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Last Reply Since you want to make sure you are doing everything right in terms of enabling IPSec pass through, make sure that you check out here, https://www.tom... Zhaybib,

Since you want to make su...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:42:03 -0700 3 months ago
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How to fix MalwareBytes Real Time Protection?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:52:09 -0800

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Last Reply Since you say you have limited skills in fixing Malware, you should check out this site here that will tell you how to fix MalwareBytes Real Time Prot... Zhaybib,

Since you say you have li...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:35:27 -0700 3 months ago
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How to open port 25565?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:49:24 -0800

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Last Reply If you want to port forward, you'll need to access your router configuration page and head to the Port Forwarding tab. To find the URL and login info... Graln_of_Truth,

If you want to port forwa...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:19:51 -0700 3 months ago
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Windows firewall log viewer?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:07:15 -0800

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Last Reply Since you are wondering about how to protect your information on your computer, you can find out how to look at the windows firewall log viewer here,... Zhaybib,

Since you are wondering a...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:18:02 -0700 3 months ago
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How to unblock a program in firewall for Windows 10?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:49:34 -0800

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Last Reply Search for "firewall" within your computer and click "Windows Defender Firewall", click "Allow an app or featuer through firewall" and locate the appl... Graln_of_Truth,

Search for "firewall" wit...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:45:07 -0700 3 months ago
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What can you do if you know someone's IP address?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:09:15 -0800

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Last Reply There are plenty things someone can do when they know your IP address. They can block you from a site their hosting, a hacker can gain access to your... ThiLastShah79,

There are plenty things s...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:39:38 -0700 3 months ago
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Malwarebytes web protection keeps turning off?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:34:33 -0800

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Last Reply This problem usually comes when the Malwarebytes is not updated. So first check to see if it is entirely up to date.  You can also uninstall,... Univa,

This problem usually come...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:26:54 -0700 3 months ago
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Sucuri vs. CloudFlare, what's your choice?

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Published 3 months agoTue, 19 Mar 2019 09:58:32 -0700

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Last Reply Cloudflare has great security according to PC Magazine and many other outlets, but Sucuri is up and coming. If you're looking for security and speed,... Boats, LLC,

Cloudflare has great secu...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:11:36 -0700 3 months ago
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How to do a boot time scan with Avast?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:14:12 -0800

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Last Reply METHOD: Schedule a Boot-Time Scan First open the Avast, from the left side click on the protection tab » ‘Scans‘ in the left m... Univa,

METHOD: Schedule a Boot-T...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:11:14 -0700 4 months ago
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Avast passwords extension not activated?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:23:51 -0800

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Last Reply A re-install of the Avast Passwords extension for browsers would solve the problem, given that you still have subscription to your Avast. Fire up your... roxblade,

A re-install of the Avast...

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 11:10:41 -0800 4 months ago
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How to use Grabify?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:55:10 -0800

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Last Reply For people who don't know how to use or navigate the Grabify website, their staff has made a really well-done video about it. You can watch the vid... roxblade,

For people who don't know...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:00:57 -0800 5 months ago
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How long does scanning and repairing a drive take?

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Published 5 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:13:36 -0800

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Last Reply Depends on how clean the disk in question is. By clean I don't mean how much space is taken up by data. Some huge zip files or ISO files will take muc... roxblade,

Depends on how clean the...

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 03:07:43 -0800 5 months ago
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Everything you need to know about decompression bombs?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:44:08 -0800

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Last Reply Decompression bombs, zip bomb, or zip of death is an archived malware. The first job it does is shut down your antivirus, at least that's the most... roxblade,

Decompression bombs, zip...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:14:29 -0800 5 months ago
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How to fix "Entry Point Not Found" in Avast?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:52 -0800

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I've been using Avast Antivirus for...

MoreI've been using Avast Antivirus for the last few weeks because I heard such good things about it. But now I keep seeing this error: "Entry P...
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How do I fix "Your computer has been blocked"?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:36 -0800

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OK, so I keep getting this super strange...

MoreOK, so I keep getting this super strange message that my computer "has been blocked." What does that even mean? Is it some kind of virus? Ho...
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How to fix network connection?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:22 -0800

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I've been having problems with my i...

MoreI've been having problems with my internet lately. My connection keeps going in and out. Does anyone know what the cause might be?
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How to fix: "your system has run out of application memory"?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:41:35 -0800

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Help! I recently encountered this error...

MoreHelp! I recently encountered this error on my MacOS: "Your system has run out of application memory". Is this a processes problem or do I ha...
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Fix "This site can’t be reached. The connection was reset"?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:40:48 -0800

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My internet browsing has been plagued wi...

MoreMy internet browsing has been plagued with errors whenever I try to visit certain webpages. A lot of the time I will get an error page with the messa...
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What do I do with Avast full virus scan stuck at 0?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:14 -0800

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I'm using Avast for the first time...

MoreI'm using Avast for the first time and when trying to scan my system, the scanner gets stuck on 0 and will not progress. I am attempting to do a...
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Why is my Avast cleanup premium not working?

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Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:36:45 -0800

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I recently purchased Avast Premium becau...

MoreI recently purchased Avast Premium because I liked the free Avast product so much. To my dismay, the virus cleanup, Avast Cleanup Premium, is not cle...
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