iPhone: After installing update, iPhone shows “Waiting for activation”

Symptoms

After updating to iPhone Software, you may see the following alert message on iPhone: “Waiting for activation.” This indicates that iPhone is attempting to communicate with the cell phone tower.

Products Affected

iPhone

Resolution

If this message is displayed for more than a few minutes, try moving to a different location. Note: If you are indoors, trying going outdoors or moving closer to a window. Verify you have  wireless coverage in your area.

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How to detect virus in your computer without anti virus software

Virus computer from time to time has improved its ability to abuse infected PC. Almost 99,9% now virus has been infected via internet as well known as worldwide network.

Before the year 1998, many virus was created to destruct file and system and many user lost their files but after 1998,when internet was grew so fast, virus use internet as media which extremely infect most PC in the world.

Now not just virus, there are worm and spyware that very annoying and disturb the user’s activity. The trend is moving, virus has been used to attack some site, flooding with data until the site is collaps but worm and spyware has been used to gain money with their pop-ups viewing advertising.

At this moment, this article will help you to detect virus,spyware without anti virus and anti spyware software.

Why do I write this article? How about re-installing antivirus and the virus will be gone? I don’t think so, mostly when you re-install your antivirus, the virus will infect again and
Like a night mare chain.

  • Do nothing and watch your Network Connection.
    Virus, Spyware and Worm always do their activity in silent by themselves or perfect crime as much as possible. But their activities can be detected with simple way, if you connect to the internet or in a network that connected to the internet, just do nothing with your computer and watch the network connection. If network connection show sending and receiving data all the time, it could be your computer have some of them. But makesure do not do any activity on your computer.

If you cannot see the network connection, click Start -> Setting -> Control Panel -> Network Connection, there are icon with two monitors and keep blinking whenever there’s sending and receiving data.

  • So what’s next?,  Check the Speed and Compare. Maybe on number 1 you still cannot makesure your pc has been infected but you know your PC’s speed. Is it much slower or a bit slower? If your PC’s speed much slower than before, you can add more possibility that your PC has been infected.
  • Check your Anti Virus Status.
    Most of smart Viruses, they able to shut down the Anti virus’s process and freely take over your pc, installing and duplicate themselves or calling their buddy on it. No wonder if they will make your PC suffer loaded by virus and spyware also their buddy. So if your anti virus is not active, be aware of their visit. Shutting down anti virus, usually done by virus, not worm or spyware.
  • Check your MSCONFIG
    When virus, worm and spyware was infected, they will put themselves to be run automatically when windows start. You can check what kind of application that run in your PC. Clik start> on run type “msconfig” then enter. New window come up and open Startup Tab, check all applications one by one, usually their name is similar with name of application example, quick time with qt.exe,etc. If you suspect one of them as a virus, Uncheck the file and reboot. If your computer fell better, that file maybe the virus or spyware and rename the file become *.bak. But virus is smart, after you restart the computer, that file has been checked again. That’s mean you have to think over against them and war haven’t not over yet.
  • Remember the history.
    “Please help, my computer go wild since two days ago”, for me that helpful statement to find virus. That statement could be refer to date when virus was infected. That means on that day, a new file contain virus was created. So let’s search and destroy, click start -> search -> for files or folder.

On Search area, you will find unchecked Date and do check it. Choose file created on below and fill in the date your computer start not good.

This way quite good enough to detect a virus, you will find lists of file that created on that day, not much on the list,that’s why it is easy. And next is to classified the executable file which have *.exe, *.bat, *.pif. Usually the same file is appear in startup tab (no.5).

Suspect a file with above condition and makesure that’s not belong to your application such as MS WORD,EXCEL, etc. you can rename it into *.bak and restart.

  • Ask to Mr. Google what file is this.
    If you are not sure with that, open the internet, type name of file in google.com or yahoo.com on keyword and added “virus” on the back. If on the result said that file is a virus, you can delete or rename it.

 

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How do you detect which virus has infected your computer – and if you are unable to find it can you just use a free virus scan that can detect and remove the virus from your computer?

You need to run these 6 essential steps to remove all the spyware on your computer.

1. Run Deckard’s System Scanner (DSS)

2. Run the vundo and combo fix

3. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

4. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot

5 Run Superantispyware

6. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web CureIt!

Install threat fire which will enhance your antivirus protection

  • Go to Trend Housecall (see link below) and use their free scanner, which works well. In addition, AVG works well.

 

  • Norton Antivirus

 

 

  • Try the following programs; they will stop all unwanted stuff from getting onto your computer. I went to http://www.webattack.com and found a way to remove it by doing the following: Clicked on the green link at the top of the page stating “FREEWARE,” then clicked on virus tools/or you can search on that site for this program: “Avast home edition.” It is the best freeware program that I have ever used and it removed the virus in no time.The Funweb A is a Trojan horse virus, and when Avast picked it up was going by another name; I think that’s why everybody has difficulty in removing it, and can’t find anything under Funweb A.

    Avast has also detected and removed 2 other virus-infected files on my computer! It is important to do a live update of Avast virus definitions and to set the program to run a full-system scan. Do download the full free home adition and not just the computer cleaner. It’s absolutely amazing.

    Two other freeware programs that run really well along with Avast can be found on the same site: Ad-Aware spy detector; and Zone Alarm firewall. I have all three of these and they work together like magic!

 

 

  • Try to download the free trial of NOD32 — it is rated #1. Do a Google search to find the NOD32 site.



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How do we change the internet password



The process for this task is easy. Follow the following steps to complete it in a jiffy.

  1. Go to the url box of your web browser.
  2. Type 192.168.1.1
  3. It asks for a username or password. This shall be given by your internet service provider.
  4. Go to wireless -> security
  5. In security the option is given to change your password.
  6. Change it and the process is complete.

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