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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Internet security threats and how to protect yourself from them
On the modern Internet, any user, without exception, is in danger of infecting his PC, laptop or smartphone with any malicious software. The first danger that lies in wait for…

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USB port does not work. What to do?
The creation of the USB bus was a significant breakthrough in the usability of the PC. Now we can’t even imagine that to connect flash drives, printers and other devices,…

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Best PC Processors

UOD 2017 in many respects has become a turning point for the desktop processor market. The fact is that it was last year that Intel’s undeniable hegemony was interrupted due to the introduction of AMD’s Ryzen family of processors. And we, ordinary users, have no choice but to reap the benefits of competition between blue and red brands in the form of lower prices for the most interesting models from each manufacturer, as well as the release of new interesting models.

In 2018, AMD plans to release the second generation of its Ryzen processors, while Intel launches processors with discrete graphics Radeon RX Vega. So, very interesting announcements await us. But they are still quite far away. In addition, the processor market itself is quite complex and confusing. And how can an ordinary user not get lost? How to choose the best processor for your budget? Continue reading

D-Link DIR-300 Setup

The DIR-300 router has been discontinued today, and its more modern version, DIR-300NRU, can be seen on sale. The difference between them is small: slightly different interfaces (NRU cannot be restarted through the interface), different versions of Wi-Fi (G and stripped-down N), different firmware and Russification files. Otherwise, the information is relevant for the new version of the router.

In fact, the English word route means a route. Therefore, correctly and in Russian this device is called a router. But since everyone will look for a router anyway, I will use this name. The article will focus on configuring the DIR-300 router from D-Link. 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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How to calibrate a monitor
How to calibrate a monitor Many people look at computer monitors all day. And if you read these lines, most likely you are also looking at the monitor screen. But…

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Dummies about computers
This article is for those who flew to Mars about 70 years ago and lost contact with the Earth. And when they returned, they discovered that new obscure words appeared…

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The best antiviruses
Antivirus rating based on testing by an independent laboratory SE Labs. Simon Edwards Antivirus Research Lab has established itself as a completely independent and unbiased research organization for various security…

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