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That's A LOT. Have you checked how many CPU does explorer.exe uses when no file explorer is open (since it's responsible for taskbar as well AFAIK)? You could try installing 3rd party explorers as an alternative. Lifehacker has a handy recommendation, if you don't know what to try out first: ...


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Use a system optimizer like System Mechanic and also try not to open lots of programs and dont mess your desktop and taskbar. Also you can end its process and then try to re run it then the problem will go for some minutes :D .. But seriously try to use a system optimizer app. it is a need for windows systems (Best choice is System Mechanic) also try to ...


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The weirdness with your phone is completely unrelated to the problems with your PC. Modern malware won't cause random shut-offs (at least not on purpose), nor will switching to Windows Enterprise or Pro. Random, complete shut-downs are most often a hardware issue, perhaps overheating (when was the last time you cleaned the intake and exhaust vents, and the ...


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What is it? Based on the picture I'd say that is disk corruption. Either it's just the file system, or the flash drive itself is broken. Where did it come from? Disk corruption can happen for many reasons. Perhaps you pulled out the drive while it was writing (didn't "Safely Eject" it), or the drive just took too many physical bumps, or ...


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I had similar problem. Run checkdisk to fix errors. Right-click on thumbnail drive -> Properties -> Tools -> Error-checking Check now...


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I had that problem before. I kept trying for 4 months to solve it. I thought that the problem could have happened because of a maleware, span or something. I also thought that the graphic driver is not compatible with Chrome. Finally The solution was to change the compatibility of Chrome to Windows Vista. Right click on chrome icon. Go to properties. ...


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Maybe. The problem with computer security is that you can never be sure if something is secure. You can only tell when something is known to be insecure. When we say that something computer-related is secure, we mean that no security problems are known. (And of course everybody always says that their stuff is secure. It's not always true.) Here are some ...


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Nothing has zero risk, however… iOS is at least sandboxed & the apps are passed by a central authority before they can get on your phone - risk low [unless jailbroken] Android has no central authority & anyone can post apps for it, so much so that you can now get antivirus products for it - risk high.


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Windows updates will not protect you from software you yourself ran. If you are tricked in to running a malicious program it can unleash its payload. You also state "if I keep myself logged in as a regular user without administrator privileges" but if you get a UAC prompt from a program and type in administrator credentials it does not matter that you ...


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This question is very opinion based so you are going to get a lot of different responses. If you think that windows defender does a good enough job at defending against viruses? Then yes, You shouldn't have to worry about it. Personally, I have problems with just windows defender. I find that it does not do a good enough job of catching threats before ...


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There are two ways that i know of: Boot in safe mode and run a virus scan. You can use emsisoft emergency kit Get a rescue CD and Boot it From USB or CD and let it scan for a virus. You can use Rescue CD - F-Secure



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