Destination of proxies and NAT
A proxy server is the link between users and the Internet. Proxy server - a server that is constantly on the Web, transmitting all requests from the user computer to…

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Installing a cooler on a processor
Background to the experiment: CPU cooling (LGA775 socket) was provided by the CNPS7700-AICu cooling system. Intel Pentium D930 processor, was purchased in 2005. At that time, quite powerful and expensive.…

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Code optimization
In the process of writing code, it is impossible to detect all errors and correct them. Writing a code, especially in large volumes, is a monotonous thing, somewhat tedious and…

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different guises

Modernization of old PCs

I note right away that the article has been for several years and it was left on the site for a change. It is clear that now on the market there is a great variety of solutions and you can buy almost everything. However, at times there are situations when it is the ingenuity and the hands that grow from where it should be helping out. In general, such things are being done, which is called just for fun.

It’s about the case of the PC system unit. It is clear that this is primarily a supporting structure for its components. I believe that the ability to provide ventilation inside the system unit is much more important than its appearance, since this factor is fundamental in the issue of the durability of the entire system and its fault tolerance. Continue reading

Installing a cooler on a processor

Background to the experiment: CPU cooling (LGA775 socket) was provided by the CNPS7700-AICu cooling system. Intel Pentium D930 processor, was purchased in 2005. At that time, quite powerful and expensive. Therefore, I did not save on cooling. Bought a Zalman CNPS7700-AICu. For four years he regularly performed the task assigned to him. There are no complaints about cooling the processor now, but it has become pretty noisy.

Therefore, I decided to send the old man to retire and started repairs. It is repair, because replacement is laziness and squandering, at least in this situation. In place of the noisy fan, I decided to put Floston, Continue reading

How long can I sit at a computer?

Computing has become literally a part of life. Computers and tablets – it’s impossible to imagine a single day when only a couple of minutes were spent in front of the screen. Usually time is calculated in hours.

Everyone knows that from long work at the computer there are various health problems. The article will not affect the “troubles” of the skeleton, muscle tissue, and the gastrointestinal tract. Let us dwell on the field of vision.

Basic rules for working at a computer and how much to sit at a computer?
Safety regulations approved long ago and almost unchanged to this day clearly state: Continue reading

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…

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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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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…

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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…

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