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…

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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…

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Computer diagnostics for malfunctions
How to check the computer for malfunctions, test all components, identify problems and, if possible,…

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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

Setting up the ASUS WL-520GC

For a sufficiently large period of time using the DIR-300 router, I admit, I got used to its features and it did not bother me at all. And in comparison with it, the ASUS WL-520GC router turned out to be rather capricious. Why – I will tell below. But the speed of rebooting and entering the operating mode was simply amazing. The DIR-300 here looks like a lame turtle on the background of the WL-520GC.

When setting up the router, you are very likely to need some network information. What data may be needed and how to get it is described in this article. Check it out. 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

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