Windows 10: Is my PC Infected?

Discus and support Is my PC Infected? in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Is this a legitimate notice from Microsoft, or is this part of the infection? Is the phone number shown a legitimate phone number for Microsoft? Does... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by AdamSullivan425, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Is my PC Infected?


    Is this a legitimate notice from Microsoft, or is this part of the infection?

    Is the phone number shown a legitimate phone number for Microsoft?

    Does this suggest that all of my devices linked to my Microsoft log in are infected? this inquiry is on behalf of my wife, not my own log inIs my PC Infected? [​IMG]


    [Original Title: Infected?]

    :)
     
    AdamSullivan425, Jan 22, 2021
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  2. bruinator Win User

    steps taken for infected Pc's.


    I was hoping someone could give me a list of step by step instructions you use as a guide to clean virus, malware...etc. so I can keep my PC clean if it gets infected.

    thx
     
    bruinator, Jan 22, 2021
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  3. steps taken for infected Pc's.


    Hi:

    There is no one set of "boilerplate", "cookbook" or standard steps.
    Each computer is unique.
    Each malware infection is unique.
    Proper diagnosis, cleanup and repair depends on the particular infection and the system that is infected.
    The process can be tedious and time-consuming, often requiring the use of multiple powerful tools, in the proper sequence.
    Many of them can actually damage the system if deployed improperly by untrained computer users.

    Bottom line:
    Malware cleanup is best done with *customized* support provided by trained individuals who know what tools to use and how to use them.

    There are a few folks with such expertise here at this forum (I am not one of them).
    And there are a number of reputable computer disinfection fora where trained malware removal experts provide free, custom assistance.

    Cheers,
     
    MoxieMomma, Jan 22, 2021
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  4. Is my PC Infected?

    PC Build Steps

    Ok just because I like steps i am going to create some steps. Please give me the stamp of approval/disapproval
    • Install system in case
      • Remember to connect SSD and optical to same SATA ports on motherboard
    • Turn on PC
    • setup HDD
    • run blend test in prime95 for 30-60 min
      • run realtemp at the same time
    • While in Prime95 test
      • if CPU goes above 70c in RealTemp, I have a leaky CPU
      • if my system locks up or blue screens, there is an instability in the system somewhere
      • if my system does not lock up or blue screen, my CPU is not damaged and I am in the clear!
    What do you guys think??
     
    anandsap123, Jan 22, 2021
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