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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The computer does not turn on: the problem is in the power supply
All PC malfunctions falling under the “computer does not turn on” category boil down to one single problem: it is impossible to download any of the known operating systems to…

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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…

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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

Child Safety Online
Many users, even the most experienced, sometimes do not suspect that having protected themselves, they forget about their own children. They forget, especially when creating different accounts in the OS…

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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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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…

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Online Programs
With the development of the Internet, cloud services and various online software are becoming more widespread. Some of the services are paid, but mostly services at such sites are provided…

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