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How to calculate a person’s location by IP
Each computer has its own network card - IP, designed specifically for searching, receiving and transmitting information. The IP address on the PC can be local, dynamic, or static. The…

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Removing SMS viruses
Recently, viruses that require sending SMS have become a very popular and profitable type of money withdrawal from cybercriminals. As a result of this, a lot of varieties of SMS…

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Linux operating systems
Linux is not an operating system, but just its kernel. Everything that you are accustomed to see and understand as an OS (buttons, windows and panels) - in fact, it…

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Home network: Ethernet or Wi-Fi

If you do not go into the jungle of network technology and do not utter such terrible words as a router, a switch, a hub and a routing table, the task boils down to the following: connect two computers in the same house. You can do this either by extending the network cable from one computer to another (99% of computers and laptops are equipped with an RJ-45 port), or by installing Wi-Fi adapters on computers (most laptops and netbooks have a built-in Wi-Fi adapter). Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
Price. The option with a network cable seems cheaper – you have to spend only on a cable, network adapters are already installed. But laying the cable around the house (especially if you have to drill holes in Continue reading

How to improve the noise characteristics of the system unit of a personal computer

When using a home personal computer to watch movies, listen to music or browse the Internet, especially at night, the noise of the system unit becomes especially noticeable. Permanent noise sources are active elements of cooling systems (ventilation) and hard disk drives.
Usually, several fans are installed in the system unit: on the processor heatsink, on the video card (if there is an active cooling system), for blowing the hard drive, for housing ventilation, in the power supply.

The most energy-intensive components of a personal computer are the central processor and video card. Accordingly, they have the most powerful cooling systems, which are the main sources of noise. On the other hand, since all modern processors, including graphic ones, are equipped with energy-saving functions, the heat dissipated by them under low loads is small. In this case, the fan or turbine of the cooling systems installed on them practically Continue reading

Why you should never use a free VPN

Today virtual networks are very popular for solving personal security issues on the Internet – VPN. More and more people use them to circumvent network censorship in countries where there are severe restrictions, for example, in China. They try to buy a VPN program for their own safety. Thus, you can avoid viruses and have a great guard to protect your bank account by going to the Internet through public wi-fi. Trusting your own computer with high-quality services with reliable VPN servers, you use technologies that connect Why you should never use a free VPNtogether and use complex encryption for your data.

The danger of a free VPN
The market for these products is booming and today you can find more than 300 VPNs. Choosing among the servers on the market, I want to get the best. An attentive user will definitely notice that in addition to Continue reading

Reading books on a computer. How to read books on a computer?

I welcome all fans to read interesting and useful books, as well as those who are just interested in how you can read books on a computer. In the past two years, I myself have really loved reading, but in school it was completely different. Every day, at least an hour or less, I set aside useful material to read, it can be on the phone, on an e-book, on a laptop, on a computer, or just real printed books. At least anywhere that comes to hand, I read various books on all devices.

In general, the love of reading books came from my computer. When I began to sit down at my computer in debt, learned to make websites, make money on the Internet and so on, then I started reading books on my computer and I liked it. I have already read many different books, tried various programs! That is why today I Continue reading

Why does the computer not see the USB flash drive? 8 reasons

Sometimes at the most inopportune moment, when it is urgent to remove information from a USB flash drive to a PC, the computer refuses to see the new device. It is about the causes of this problem and its solutions, we will try to tell in detail in our article.

Hardware malfunctions

So, if your computer does not see the USB flash drive, then the first thing you should do when you find a problem is to check the health of the flash drive and the USB connector. A correctly working device connected to a working port will blink steadily. If the indicator blinks, but the computer still does not recognize the USB flash drive, then the problem should be looked for in the operating system. Continue reading

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Reading books on a computer. How to read books on a computer?
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