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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Internet speed check (monthly statistics)
Checking the speed of the Internet is a fairly simple task if a single measurement is required. There are a ton of online tests on the Internet for this. But…

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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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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 task boils down to the following: connect two computers in the same house. You can do this either by extending the network cable from one computer to another (99% of computers and laptops are equipped with an RJ-45 port), or by installing Wi-Fi adapters on computers (most laptops and netbooks have a built-in Wi-Fi adapter). Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
Price. The option with a network cable seems cheaper – you have to spend only on a cable, network adapters are already installed. But laying the cable around the house (especially if you have to drill holes in Continue reading

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 city with a population of about 100,000, I can’t say exactly where this company or company is located (and whether it is located at all). And will-not-will have to look for information on the Internet.

And here you can encounter the problem of the quality and reliability of information, find a company that really provides services for a long time, quality and established itself in the market, or you can stumble on incompetent specialists or an interlayer company that collects orders and sells them to other companies, or even all at swindlers. Continue reading

Linux operating systems

Linux is not an operating system, but just its kernel. Everything that you are accustomed to see and understand as an OS (buttons, windows and panels) – in fact, it is not. What you see is the GUI (Graphical user interface), that is, the graphical user interface, also called the graphical environment or graphical shell. GUI is a program designed to simplify the life of the user so that he does not suffer from the console. In fact, any OS looks like a console, that is, like the good old DOS.

The types of operating systems built on the Linux kernel vary widely both in providing a working environment and in the set of applications available in the OS. This is partly because some programs support only some GUIs or depend on other programs that are not in the system. A quick overview of the differences 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 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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How to protect your password from hacking
Today, passwords play a significant role in human life. Everywhere on the Internet, on every site, each account must have its own password in order for the user to gain…

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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…

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