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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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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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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unnecessary efforts

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, because the noise from it is less than from the dead, but it costs a penny in comparison with its predecessor. Continue reading

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 computer keyboard, like on a piano. As a result, anything can happen. Therefore, I am often asked questions about how to block a computer from small children.

Also, a lock is needed from time to time, when suddenly you suddenly realize that the keyboard needs to be cleaned, moreover, without delay. Locking the computer in this case is also a more convenient, practical and quick solution than turning off the PC during cleaning. Continue reading

Computer assembly, pitfalls

Assembling a computer, especially a new one, is a lottery game. A number of factors that are not dependent on the builder can lead to the fact that the computer will not work stably or even refuse to start. Factory defects, violation of storage (transportation) conditions, a crude version of devices and drivers for them, as well as the totality of all of the above in different proportions.

Add inattention or negligence when assembling a computer as a possible aggravating factor. What do we have as a result? Assembling a computer is a very complex and responsible event that requires attention, caution, and the presence of certain knowledge and experience. So it’s worth it, so to speak, to be savvy before rushing into battle. Continue reading

The best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies
The hysteria surrounding cryptocurrency mining still does not subside, despite the general unstable bitcoin exchange rate. But if your desire to get crypto money in the usual way is quite…

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Cleaning your computer from dust
The topic Cleaning the computer (judging by the queries in the search engine) from the point of view of the user for the most part involves cleaning the garbage of…

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The computer does not turn on: reasons
It is probably hard to imagine a more terrible start to the working day: you sit down at your computer, press the power button and ... nothing, but only a…

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Best CPU Water Cooling Systems
High-performance processors generate a lot of heat, therefore, in order to maintain their stability, users need to get an efficient liquid cooler. Why not an air cooler? Are liquid refrigerators…

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