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password change

Has anyone had their login password change itself? It happened to me tonight. When I finally got on I found that my McAfee had been deleted and Webroot installed.

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I've never had it happen in 26 years.

I have 5 Windows PCs at home and I support 28 others. Never since I started using PCs in 1989 have I seen this happen. Either somebody else is using your computer or you've gotten some malware.

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I initially assumed the same thing. After I got things straightened out, I ran McAfee, CCleaner, and Malwarebytes and came up clean. For the last 2 days I have had no ill effects, so I hope I am okay.

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Actually that may not be a bad move.

There are tomes about McAfee so there's that. My bet is this PC is used by others.

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This happen to me the other day.
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Windows 10 password easily reset

I have Windows 10 and -suprisingly - my password was easily reset online. My issue wasn't the password but how it happened.

After I got back running I ran a complete virus scan with McAfee and Malwarebytes and found nothing.

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