What is a firewall and why is it needed?
We will not go into little things like translating words, occupying them some part of the article. Just point out that a firewall (from the English - fire wall), or…

Continue reading →

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…

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…

Continue reading →

router or router

Bat files, examples

You can perform all the examples published below not only by creating and running a BAT file containing these commands, but also copying them directly to the command line.

To open the command line in the right place (in the folder with files, for example), you need to call the context menu (RMB) with the Shift key held down:

command line call

You can read about how to work with the command line in this article. We pass directly to the teams. 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

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…

...

How to choose a service on the Internet
Nowadays, electronic gadgets are firmly in use, and with them the Internet. There, according to the trend of the time, the service sector is also moving. Even in my small…

...

What is a firewall and why is it needed?
We will not go into little things like translating words, occupying them some part of the article. Just point out that a firewall (from the English - fire wall), or…

...

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…

...