ESET Antivirus Lab has detected a virus that encrypts user files on Android smartphones and tablets.
Viruses encrypting user files have long been known by a million PC owners for their very unpleasant detrimental effects, which are sometimes disastrous in their dramatic nature.
Many of them irretrievably lost not only time and money, but also a lot of valuable documents, family archives of photos and videos, which sometimes accumulated over the course of a dozen years. After all, decrypting files encoded by a robust algorithm is almost impossible. Even with a supercomputer, this could theoretically take about 100 years.
And this terrible virus got to mobile devices. The new DoubleLocker ransomware virus, discovered by ESET specialists, is aimed at the Android mobile platform. Continue reading
Download any edition of Windows 7, 8.1, 10, as well as Microsoft Office from the official Microsoft website using a special utility.
In this article, we will consider a utility with which you can download any version of Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and Microsoft Office you need directly from the official Microsoft website.
You can download this utility, programs for creating bootable media, as well as comparing versions of Windows in the “Links” section.
1. System requirements
The utility works on Windows 7 and higher, Windows XP is not supported. To run the utility on Windows 7, 8, 8.1, you may need to upgrade Net.FrameWork to version 4.6.1 or higher, the link to which is also in the “Links” section. On Windows 10, this component is installed automatically when the utility starts. Continue reading
What is better than Windows 7, 8.1 or 10, 32 or 64 bit, which edition to choose (Home, Premium, Proffesional, Ultimate) and what you need to prepare before installing Windows.
Nothing is easier than installing Windows! But in order to avoid various pitfalls during the installation process, you need to be well prepared. If you are reinstalling Windows on an old computer, I recommend that you also read the article on backing up files and settings.
1. What you need to install Windows
First you need to choose the right operating system, which will be discussed further. If you do not have a Windows installation disc, then you need a computer to prepare bootable media. If you reinstall the system on an old computer, then you can do it on it. Continue reading