Child lock
I think many visitors to the site have children. Everyone certainly has a computer. And now you just have to turn away, as the child begins to play on the…

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How to free up disk space with Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10
How to clean a computer’s disk from garbage, junk, unnecessary files, free up disk space “C” in Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10. In this article we will look at various…

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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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How to choose a computer

The performance of the entire computer depends heavily on the processor, so it is selected first. Processors are made by two large companies Intel and AMD.

Intel Core processors generally have higher core performance, which is ahead of AMD Ryzen processors in most modern games and more suitable for building powerful gaming computers.

AMD Ryzen processors, in turn, benefit from multi-threaded tasks, such as video editing, in principle, they are not much inferior to Intel Core in games and are perfect for a universal computer used for both professional tasks and games.

If your budget is limited, but in the future you want to have a powerful PC, you can first get an inexpensive model, and after 2-3 years, change the processor to a more powerful one. 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 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 In this case, the drivers that come with the PC are often out of date or not at all suitable, because at the time of purchase contained errors or did not work correctly.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 are looking for drivers through search engines, but this is a double-edged sword: in issuing 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 Programs for checking the relevance of drivers are likely to find more outdated and missing drivers than they actually are.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 probability they will demand to buy themselves before they show you the treasured list of drivers with download links. Continue reading

Computer and vision
This article will discuss the effects of computers on vision. Initially, the article was focused on CRT-monitors (tube), which could seriously impair vision with regular work on the computer. More…

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Computer diagnostics for malfunctions
How to check the computer for malfunctions, test all components, identify problems and, if possible, fix it yourself. Many PC owners face various errors and malfunctions in the computer, but…

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How to recover data from a USB stick or memory card after formatting
Probably, everyone faced a situation when, after connecting a USB flash drive, memory card or even an external hard drive to the computer, a message appeared saying that they need…

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How to increase the speed of your computer
The main causes of braking, computer malfunctions, methods for identifying and eliminating them. If your computer began to work slowly, and some programs and plugins stopped starting, read this article…

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