Category - Tutorials

How to Remove Potentially Unwanted Programs

In this article, you will find out how to get rid of potentially unwanted programs. There are most likely some apps on your PC that furnish you with absolutely no convenience or use. Furthermore, some of them might result in unwanted activities on your device. These apps are called Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP). Potentially Unwanted Programs may be nominated with a wide...

Hide the Virus and Threat Protection Area in Windows 10

The Virus & Threat Protection area is one of the seven components of the Windows Defender Security Center. It tracks threats and performs scans on your workstation to maintain your device safe. It also obtains updates in order to identify the latest threats on your computer. Customers can also perform various kinds of scans and inspect the results of their past virus and threat scans. Nevertheless, the Virus and Threat Protection components can be concealed from the customers. With the administrator’s rights, you can hide this area on a system used by multiple customers. In this...

Anti-Virus warning. How to Download Attachments Deactivated in Gmail

A lot of customers are experiencing this problem after Google introduced amendments to their attachment policy, making it more strict, which can lead to past attachments being impossible for downloading. The point is to avoid accidentally downloading dangerous files on the system. Normally, the Email alerts that have a Zip file as attachments or documents with dangerous macros are blocked. Nevertheless, there are cases when the files are not really dangerous and Google still blocks them, which doesn’t let the customer download the attachment. Solution 1: Send the Email in Spam Folder...

Virus & Threat Protection Not Working in Windows Security. How to Fix?

In this post, I’ll explain what Virus & Threat Protection is in Windows 10? Also, how you can fix broken accessing this section. Windows Security is accessible via the Start menu or an icon in the system tray. It has seven sections: Virus & threat protection, Account protection, Firewall & network protection, App & browser control, Device security, Device performance & health, and Family options. 🤔 Why Virus & Threat Protection not working? The threat protection area can get hide from the users. It can also be useful as an admin if you don’t want to access...

MsMpEng.exe high CPU usage on computer

Msmpeng.exe process, or Antimalware Service Executable is one of the dozens of processes that run in the background in Windows. This one, as in can be figured out from its name, belongs to the Microsoft Defender. However, there were several instances when trojan viruses had used the name of this process to disguise themselves as a system process. In this article, you will see the detailed description of msmpeng.exe process functions, as well as the guide of detecting if this process is a counterfeit and belongs to a virus. Msmpeng.exe process description As it was mentioned, msmpeng.exe is a...

Is runservice.exe process safe?

The runservice.exe process is a task created by a ViaTech Technologies applications. To be precious, this service belongs to the license checking service LicCtrl, used by this vendor. Its function is quite easy to understand, since every program requires the license. Even if it is a free tool, its developers use free licenses that allow them to pretend to have author rights in case of conflicts. This process is needed to perform the license checking for the ViaTech products. It is quite hard to spectate it in the Task Manager, since the license checking is usually performed only once after...

DPC Watchdog Violation Error — Windows 10

DPC Watchdog Violation Error Definition DPC Watchdog Violation stands for a Windows Blue Screen of Death Error that normally comes up because of certain drivers or hardware that fail to respond. The trouble normally happens with Windows 8, 8.1, and Windows 10 operating systems. The BSOD shows “Your PC ran into a problem and needed to restart. We’ll restart for you” alert and makes the PC reload. In case you are regularly experiencing this error, we are very confident that you will be happy to use the guidelines rendered in this tutorial to identify possible reasons and simply repair the issue...

Parental Controls in Windows 10. Guide to Establish

When we talk of parents, there is nothing more crucial than their kids, and there is no wish greater than the wish to defend their children from everything that can hurt them and in every realm – especially the realm of the world wide web. The web can be a frustrating place, specifically for naive and unwary young visitors. This is why it is essential for all parents to undertake the measures and defend their children from the dark sections of the web as best as it can be. Microsoft is aware of this fact and understands its importance, that’s why Microsoft launched a range of various...

DSentry.exe process – what is it?

DSentry.exe process is a background task you can spectate in your Task Manager. That process belongs to the system application from Dell, and present in each computer manufactured by that company with the pre-installed Windows. There were several reports about the cases when viruses took that name for disguise. In this post, you will see why your computer needs that process. As a bonus, you will see how to understand if it is malware related. What is the purpose of the DSentry.exe process? DSentry.exe is a part of a large anti-spyware tool DVDsentry, developed by Dell Technologies. The main...

Download Failed – Network Error: Guide to Repair on Google Chrome

The “Download Failed: Network Error” comes up when customers are attempting to download a certain file via the Google Chrome browser. The issue often happens when attempting to download larger files, however, that is not a common fact. The issue has been happening for a while and it has extremely distracted customers who would like to enjoy their browsers in a regular way. Google Chrome is definitely not the one to accuse of such events, however, the examples are often that the same file can be downloaded via the same resource by means of a different web browser. Nevertheless, we have...