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The MSRT (that is the common short name for the tool you are talking about) was created due to a rash of Blue Screen's of Death that happened after windows updates a few years ago. These BSoDs where caused because malware had hard coded hooks in to kernel DLLs, when these kernel DLLs where updated the addresses changed and caused the blue screens to happen. ...


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One of my users received the following error when trying to update Firefox to 36.0.4: "Something is trying to trick firefox into accepting an insecure update. Please contact your network provider and seek help." This user was running OS X 10.10.2 and Avast Free Mac Security. The culprit turned out to be Avast's Web Shield, which was proxying/filtering ...


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Remove the check in Avast for Plugins.exe. Start your browser, let it connect to the internet. As you said Plugins.exe shoudl start up. Download Process Explorer. Run it with elevated rights (Run as administrator). Search for plugins.exe. Understand where is it located. Verify if that is a valid program or no. Using process explorer, see if you can get the ...


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Since your screenshot shows "System Volume Information" hidden folder, but not "University" I suppose your folder of interest got deleted. Note that it is also impossible to have a file and a folder which have exactly the same name, so the executable probably overwrote your folder. Your best bet is to try some kind of undelete tool; otherwise your data ...


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https://libertas.lt/code/patchguard/ I used this version, based on the work of Fyyre (http://fyyre.ivory-tower.de/). After installation on a test PC I kept an eye on outbound network traffic for a while in my router (Ubiquiti Edge) and didn't see anything. Fyyre's site also has Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8 patchguard disablers. This patchguard disabler only ...


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Here's what worked for me: With the Win+ R combo summon services.msc. Right click on the service Avast Antivirus and click Stop. Before it stops, Avast will warn you that the service is being stopped. Only if you are confident that your computer is safe (and are more worried about the Avast using most of your CPU availability) click the Ok button and the ...



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