Malwarebytes Real-Time Protection layers turned off at every startup

Malwarebytes Premium is an all-in-one security suite which guards the system from ransomware, exploits, malware and also provides web protection. The current version of Malwarebytes, v3.0.5, has an small issue where it shows the message Real-Time Protection layers turned off in the notification area at every startup. This issue is reportedly fixed in v3.0.6 which would be released soon.Read more

Scanning your PC using Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) and Microsoft Safety Scanner

Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) is a post-infection removal tool which is updated every month and rolled out through the Windows Update channel. Malicious software scanning runs as you install MSRT from Windows Update. You can also initiate scans manually whenever needed by running mrt.exe in the Windows\System32 directory.Read more

Get Notified When Windows 10 Brings a New Spotlight Image Every time [Lock Screen]

Windows Spotlight brings some amazing wallpapers for the Lock Screen, which you can save and use as your desktop background. By now, I’m pretty sure most users know how to view and store the lock screen images collection from the Assets folder.

Then I made a post on how to find the exact file name of the current lock screen wallpaper image in use, using the Registry Editor or a script to find the image file and save it to your Pictures folder automatically.Read more

Find Which Process Has Locked a File Without 3rd Party Tools

When you attempt to delete a file or folder which is in use by a process, the File In Use dialog appears showing the name of the program that has locked the file. However, there are cases where the “File In Use” dialog doesn’t show the name of the process that has a lock on the file you’re trying to delete.

For investigating processes and locked files, Windows Sysinternals Process Explorer is probably the first option that comes to mind, for most users. There is, however, a built-in solution to display the current open files list along with corresponding process names.Read more