1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro

    Who/what told my PC to restart?


    My PC just restarted at a suspicious time (dealing with a compromised Amazon account). Can I do something to determine where the last order to restart my PC came from? Like, could it have been Windows restarting for an update (I saw no mention of that)? Can I tell if a hacker did it as part of gaining fuller control of my PC? My only virus protection has been Microsoft's own in Windows Defender Security Centre.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    Anything in the event logs?
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Yeah; it was Malwarebytes which I had just used to scan and quarantine something which looked innocuous. I don't believe it asked me if I wanted to restart though! Thanks.
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