Forum discussion tagged with Danger.
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    Is my mom safe from hackers?

    Hello, computer geniuses. My mom made a forum post a day ago and it displayed a IP address under her post. As seen in the picture below. Removed Is that our IP address and how dangerous is it to give away your IP address to strangers?
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    Don't Install the Windows 10 April 2018 Update! Danger

    The Windows 10 April Update is causing more stress for users, with many claiming their PCs were wiped clean after they hit OK on the update prompt. Windows message boards were bombarded with complaints after users found that the "restart and install" prompt for the Windows 10 update led to a...
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    Is this something i should uninstall? gtk# for .net 2.12.26

    Found this in my uninstall programs page in Control PANEL and have no idea if it is a legit thing or not. Usually when i search something like this out i find windows or people here saying whether it's legit or not. all i get back are what I usually consider fake links. Help? :~)
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    Trojan R "quarantined" by AVG free...am still in danger?

    Hi, So, yesterday I was talking with a production company on the phone, went to their site to find a map to their location and a pop up told me the font on the sit couldn't display and to download a driver update....if I hadn't been distracted by the call I think I would have recognized the...
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    Privacy of Mac address

    If a random person on the internet knows my Mac address is that any danger to my security? is there anything they can do with it?
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    Laptop not charging and voltage on case

    My HP probook is rarely charging, only when holding the charger in a specific position. When it's not charging, and I hold the case I feel a strong electric current going through my hand, but this never happens with the AC unplugged. The OS doesn't give any errors, it just shows "Connected to...
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    Good Anti-Virus Options.

    Hello there! I need some help deciding if I should or not use an Anti-Virus (and which one). I don't really do much that'd put my PC in danger and I'm currently running a combo of MalwareBytes with Windows 8.1s default AV (Windows Defender). Should I uninstall Windows Defender and use other...
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    is laptops good to cloak?

    can i cloak my laptop is there danger in cloaking laptops ?
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    Is My Steam Account Still in Any Type of Danger?

    So my question is, Is my steam account in any more danger? I was phished about 3 weeks ago (Yes I know I am stupid and naive). But since then I changed my password for my Steam account and email. I also have Steam Guard enabled.I accidentally downloaded the SSFN file called SteamGuard.exe if...
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    i'm being hacked? (at least what my browser tells me)

    on one of my laptops i can't access the internet because there seems to be someone hacking on my pc or something like that. whenever i try to access any of my browsers it will give a error (something about privacy) e.g. google says that hackers are trying to access info from my browsers but...
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    How safe is it to ground lift my studio monitors connected to my computer?

    Hi audio specialists, I am currently experiencing a constant hum from my studio monitors which I eventually pinpointed to be a ground loop. All my electronics (studio monitors, computer, pc monitors) are connected to a single power strip which unfortunately, did not remove the hum from the...