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#1 hurlburttheunruly

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Posted 23 October 2015 - 05:37 PM

This has happened twice now.  Sorry I didn't pay attention to exactly what it said.  Was hard to make go away.

 

There are a couple strange things going on. like the window icon in lower left not doing anything, but could be the latest Windows 10 build.

 

 

 

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Posted 26 October 2015 - 04:21 PM

hi,

 

Most likely you just hit a semi-malicious web page or got redirected to one. The "messages" you might see vary alot and could look like anything from a BSOD screen to a more Microsoft inspired look always with a 1-800 number to call.

As far as I can tell the logs look ok as far as malware goes. Not really that familiar with W10 logs yet.

I would imagine being on the insiders release cycle is like getting a beta version everytime. I assume you get builds before the final release?  Things may not work like they normally might.


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#3 hurlburttheunruly

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Posted 26 October 2015 - 09:00 PM

Thanks.  Haven't had it happen anymore for a couple days.  Yes, the builds can have issues sometimes.






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