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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Capacitor Replacement
In the element base of the computer (and not only) there is one bottleneck - electrolytic capacitors. They contain electrolyte, electrolyte is a liquid. Therefore, heating such a capacitor leads…

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License Review Article
Before we talk about licenses, I would like to touch on the subject of licensing in order to clarify. So, licensing is most often designed to preserve the source code…

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Mozilla Firefox Web Browser Overview

For more than 10 years I have been using the “Firefox” browser in my daily work on my PC and have gained a decent experience, which I hasten to share. This article is an introductory FAQ for beginners, which reveals and demonstrates the main features of the browser. This article is also a guide to setting up Firefox for beginners. So to say, “read before use.”

Most users simply install the browser and use it as is. Naked Firefox loses to WebKit browsers in a number of ways. At the same time, if we try to dress up (set up) the browser at least a little, then WebKit browsers (Chrome, Opera, etc.) will start to play strongly, and Firefox – vice versa. After all, with the help of extensions, this wonderful browser can be turned into an ultra-convenient assistant that can make work on the Internet many times more convenient.

Since Firefox can be configured for very different tasks, this review contains general (basic) setup instructions that Continue reading

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 Windows system. In this case, the cmd command launches the cmd.exe executable file located in the system32 folder.

C: \ WINDOWS \ system32 \ cmd.exe
On some versions of Windows, the Run menu item is removed by default. In this case, press + R, type cmd, then Enter. You can also launch the command line directly from the system32 folder by making a shortcut to launch it on the desktop (right-click on cmd.exe and select the Send / Desktop item in the menu) or via the task manager (the new task button is cmd). Continue reading

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

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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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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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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Silent installation of applications (silent install)
Silent installation is such a process in which you sit quietly and look at the screen where the software installation process takes place without your participation, provided that it is…

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