The trouble with PC matic is that it has ALOT of FALSE POSITIVES (that mean it says that clean and healthy software are malware)
Check out the: USERABILITY part of this test: Test PC Matic PC Matic 3.0 for Windows 10 (201618)
" False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system...
WOW! You show a MARKETING article as something true! The same article also spells:
Best free antivirus alternative for Windows
(And that points AWAY from the built in DEFENDER!)
I know many people does have trouble reading the entire article and instead only reads what suits them best..
A long shot, but could you try to look at the "View Reliability history"
That will show if there are any errors noted around the points in time that your computer has shown it´s errors....
Exactly WHAT "free antivirus" are you hoping to install!
Note! ALL correct antivirus-softwares do inactivate defender automatically when installed and running.. So the one you tried to install might not be a correct one..
And YES! if you uninstall any correct antivirus-software then Defender...
Since you are having trouble with single click, i would first try with checking the mouse/touchpad settings to begin With.. Then if possible try another mouse ( if you use a mouse and not a touchpad..)
So! you must have downloaded it to your harddrive, find the download folder, rightclick on the setup-file, select properties (or what its called in english) then IF PRESENT, click the UNBLOCK option.. Try again.. :)
Windows 10 1709 introduced 'per-user' services for better resource management. These per-user services are created when a user signs in, and then deleted when the user signs out.
In the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services section of the registry you will see 3 entries for each of these...
This thread is about the cheapest lightweight antivirus-software and as you all can see here: Test antivirus software for Windows 10 - April 2020
Malwarebyte premium ONLY GET MEASLY 4 as score in performance test.. thus beeing Everything BUT lightweight.. (6 is most lightweight, while lower...
So! you actually think that malware shows itself like they did in the late 90´s?
Today you do not notice them untill they have encrypted your files etc.
And by the way! What do you mean with "REAL" malware or viruses???
do you Believe in FAKE viruses..
It looks like you could do with some experthelp here..
You may try WinGuider.se/en for a simple yet effective help in these matters...
You get to create your own USB-stick with CORRECT basedrivers for both AMD and INTEL computers..
Then you are guided STEP BY STEP all the way to a...
as: Neemobeer says.. What all these "cleaners" "uninstallers", "driverdownloaders" and "boosters" or "tuners" “hardeners” etc. does is to offer the: Comfort of PLACEBO!
They often only does the same that the built in functions does, but CLAIMS to do more and better..
And as already been told...