Vmmem High Memory and CPU Usage

If the Vmmem process is consuming too many resources, most likely the virtual machine is not configured correctly

Vmmem, short for “Virtual Machine Memory,” is a process that indicates the resource utilization by virtual machines on your system. It operates in tandem with virtual machines and remains inactive without any virtual machine activity. However, suppose you observe high CPU and memory consumption by the vmmem process. In that case, your virtual machine is… Continue reading Vmmem High Memory and CPU Usage

Your Session Was Logged Off Because DWM Crashed

Windows process dwm.exe can be something else

The DWM.exe process is an important Windows component that is responsible for the visual design of the desktop. It provides effects such as transparency, animation, and window switching. However, sometimes you can encounter dwm.exe high memory usage situations, which leads to performance degradation of your device. Aside from this, there is a thing that people… Continue reading Your Session Was Logged Off Because DWM Crashed

How to Disable Windows Defender? Windows 10 & 11 Guide

Despite being an effective security tool, Windows Defender can cause problems that force users into disabling it

“Disable Windows Defender” has become a particularly popular advice to the users who want to speed up their computer. Though, not all of them mention the actual way to disable it. Moreover, this trick has become quite complicated with the Windows 11 release. Let’s figure out how to disable Windows Defender in both Windows 10… Continue reading How to Disable Windows Defender? Windows 10 & 11 Guide

Hackers Attack Ukrainian Organizations through Malicious Windows 10 Installers

Mandiant experts reported that Ukrainian government agencies are suffering from attacks using malicious Trojanized Windows 10 installers, as victims download malicious ISO files from Ukrainian and Russian-language torrent trackers (including Toloka and RuTracker). Let me remind you that we also wrote that TrickBot Hack Group Systematically Attacks Ukraine, and also that Microsoft Accuses Russia of… Continue reading Hackers Attack Ukrainian Organizations through Malicious Windows 10 Installers

How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2023

How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure?

Windows has valuable features, including comfortable tools for user PCs and confidential data protection. Unfortunately, hackers are interested in breaking into this operating system, as Windows occupies more than 85% of user devices. Also, this OS has many vulnerabilities that attackers try to use. In the following guide, you will find some essential tips on… Continue reading How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2023

Antimalware Service Executable

Windows Defender is a decent antivirus solution that comes in a package with Windows 10 and Windows 11. There were many controversies about its efficiency and quality, which are still heard now. In this article, we’ll be dealing with one of the most rebuked traits of Windows Defender – its tremendous resource consumption. Namely, we… Continue reading Antimalware Service Executable

How to Remove a Virus From a Computer in Safe Mode

Safe Mode, Windows Safe Mode, Remove malware, Viruses, GridinSoft Anti-malware

Most widespread viruses can be removed from your PC without any additional setups. However, some “serious” examples of computer viruses can block the anti-malware software usage or just load the CPU so much that the security tool will fail to start. For that case (and some other actions) Microsoft added the Safe Mode to their… Continue reading How to Remove a Virus From a Computer in Safe Mode

Vulnerability in Windows 10 could allow gaining administrator privileges

Last weekend, the well-known cybersecurity researcher Jonas Lykkegaard reported a rather serious vulnerability in Windows 10. All versions of Windows 10 released in the last 2.5 years (as well as Windows 11) are vulnerable to an issue dubbed SeriousSAM and HiveNightmare. Thanks to this bug, an attacker can elevate his privileges and gain access to… Continue reading Vulnerability in Windows 10 could allow gaining administrator privileges

Microsoft fixes a bug that corrupted FLAC files

Microsoft has fixed a bug in Windows 10 that changed the name, artist, or other metadata in FLAC files, therefore corrupting them. The bug affected several editions of Windows 10 (Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations), as well as several versions (2004 and 20H2). The problem could arise when editing the… Continue reading Microsoft fixes a bug that corrupted FLAC files

Windows 10 bug causes BSOD when opening a specific path

A bug in Windows 10 causes the OS to crash with a blue screen of death (BSOD) if the user tries to open a specific path in the address bar of the browser or uses other Windows commands. Last week, Twitter posted messages from a security researcher about two vulnerabilities in Windows that could be… Continue reading Windows 10 bug causes BSOD when opening a specific path