Windows Maintenance Programs
Computer maintenance can be both physical (dust removal, etc.) and software. The second is more related to the operating system, since the software maintenance of the PC itself at home…

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Work on the Windows command line
The most common startup recommendations are: Start, Run, cmd. There is a Run item in the start menu. He runs a program that allows you to transfer single commands to the…

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E-Wallet Protection
When comparing the degree of protection of client programs of payment systems Yandex.Money and Webmoney, it turned out that the latter offers more reliable means of protecting client data. However,…

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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 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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Computer and vision
This article will focus on the effect of the computer on vision. Initially, the article was focused on CRT-monitors (tube), which could seriously impair vision with regular work on the…

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How to protect your password from hacking
Today, passwords play a significant role in human life. Everywhere on the Internet, on every site, each account must have its own password in order for the user to gain…

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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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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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