Overview of modern antiviruses
Of all the threats to the security of user information, viruses stand apart. These small malicious programs, if not handled carefully, can steal or destroy any data. But it turns…

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The difference between Windows and Linux
A couple of years ago in one forum I, participating in one heated debate on the topic of whose swamp is better, published a post that will reveal the topic…

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Creating BAT files
People who are familiar with the term batch file know that BAT files can significantly simplify life and save time if you can write and use them correctly. In this…

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Drivers & Firmware

Very often I come across a situation where I need to find and download drivers for various devices. Especially often this has to be done when repairing computers (reinstalling the system, for example). Sometimes they bring PCs for repair that were bought 3-5 years ago and have never been opened since the time of purchase. In this case, the drivers that come with the PC are often out of date or not at all suitable, because at the time of purchase contained errors or did not work correctly.

Therefore, I advise you to download updated drivers from the device manufacturer’s website. Many search for drivers through search engines, but this is a double-edged sword: in the issuance of hundreds of results with links to third-party resources. Who is there and what flooded is unknown. Programs for checking the relevance of drivers are likely to find more outdated and missing drivers than they actually are. And also with a high degree of 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.…

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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…

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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…

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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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