Faulty processor/CPU makes Win10 fail to install

What to do if a faulty processor/CPU is the cause when Win10 fails to install on a new build PC Faulty processor/CPU problem An amateur system builder builds a desktop PC using brand new components from a mainstream online computer store  – PC case, RAM memory, motherboard, power supply, processor/CPU, graphics card and M.2 NVMe…

AMD Ryzen PC freezes due to automatic BIOS overclocking

High-end AMD motherboard and Ryzen CPU PC freezes due to automatic BIOS overclocking set by default The lock-up/freezing problem A high-end desktop gaming PC randomly locks up – freezes – several times a day. The system builder, with decades of experience, tested the PC thoroughly before shipping it to the buyer. The solution – Automatic…

PC freezes every 15 minutes requiring a reboot or shuts down

PC freezes: My desktop/laptop PC keeps freezing every 15 minutes requiring a reboot PROBLEM – PC freezes regularly My elderly desktop PC runs Windows 7 SP1 64-bit version with 4GB of RAM and an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Socket AM2 processor. Of late. The PC freezes regularly, about every 15 minutes, which requires a restart…

Hacked WordPress sites launch drive-by attacks on visitors

Hacked WordPress sites – hacked via outdated plugins – launch drive-by attacks on visitors Hacked WordPress sites – Introduction WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS) website-building software. For that reason, it is also the most popular platform that hackers target, usually via old plugins that have security vulnerabilities that the latest…