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Using Process Explorer to tame svchost.exe - Advanced topics

Stop svchost.exe from stealing CPU cycles - Advanced topics

By February 9, 2008


See which applications are connecting to the Internet on Windows

Check out this guide to network activity in the Windows Resource Manager, and how to look up processes you don't recognize that are using bandwidth.

By December 23, 2014


McAfee to compensate home users for bad update

Home users affected by McAfee's virus update fiasco last week may be entitled to compensation, according to the company. But no word yet on whether that also applies to business customers.

By April 26, 2010


McAfee apologizes for antivirus update disaster

In a late-night blog, McAfee formally apologizes for the havoc it wreaked by releasing a faulty update that crashed PCs for thousands upon thousands of customers.

By April 23, 2010


How to fix your McAfee-crippled computer

A false-positive update pushed out by McAfee wreaked havoc on workplace computers, but there is a fix available. Be warned: it's not easy.

By April 21, 2010


Buggy McAfee update whacks Windows XP PCs

Update to antivirus software attacks the OS on many Windows XP computers, causing networking problems, reboots.

By April 21, 2010


Fake Facebook e-mail contains Trojan

A new e-mail claiming to come from "The Facebook Team" is circulating. According to security firm MX Labs, that e-mail contains a Trojan horse called Bredolab.

By October 27, 2009


Process Explorer, Part 2

More about the excellent Process Explorer program.

By February 10, 2008


Defending yourself against Microsoft

Keeping Windows Update at bay

By September 14, 2007


CNET Live - Episode 4

From Daniel from Kyte.TV to free antivrus, to sending pages by Bluetooth.

By May 3, 2007