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Pc shuts down when I start scanning for rootkit. ??

So i had a rooktit on other computer before ( i have been spied on) and i got a new pc so i installed the same rootkit finder (gmer ) and everytime i start scanning the screen gets baby blue saying something like sorry but there was a problem and the computer has to restart. I tried it on safe mode and the same thing happens. Does this mean i have a rootkit? Please help me on getting rid of this.

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Or the machine fails under stress.

There are other reasons but let's hear more about the PC and this finder.

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im using windows 10

and i installed the gmer after coneccting to my wireless network and my account on outlook. Not sure this can be used to track me. Can it? I found Gmer by searching about remoing rootkits and it worked on my old pc, it found the rootkit there.

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I know you want privacy.

At this point the PC is defective. Back to the seller/maker for a good one.

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can't i solwe this?

cant i clean it from this pc and get my priwacy somehow?

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Given the details here. Unlikely.

We have a new UNKNOWN PC that fails under stress. So that's a clear warranty issue.

So far all PC's to date can be wiped so the hijack or such is gone and we reload the OS. For more security Linux does nicely. There are however folk that have lost control of their email, facebook and such so you counsel them to stay away from that if that is where they lose control.

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Here's a thing.
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The computer has windows ten and i installed the gmer after coneccting to my wireless network and my account on outlook. Not sure this can be used to track me. Can it?

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