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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CSS layouts: fixed, rubber, elastic. Pros and cons
What layout layout (using Cascading Style Sheets, CSS) can be considered the best? Each of them has its own hacks (quirks) and its own unique pros and cons. Will one…

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How to hack a computer
A home computer is an excellent and at the same time the most vulnerable place to attack. Hacking someone else’s PC, you can not only view the information stored in…

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power supply

Printers, scanners, faxes, multifunction printers

Faxes, I start with them, because rarely buy a fax home. A little bit about faxes, in fact it is a mixture of several devices, a printer, a scanner and a modem with a telephone. Unfortunately, they cannot be used separately. The main task of a fax is to transmit documents by telephone (more precisely, by telephone line). Faxes use plain and thermal paper in their work. Plain paper refers to A4 paper, as well as smaller sizes. Everyone saw the thermal paper too, now most of the checks are printed on it. Unlike plain paper, thermal paper comes in rolls. Hence, advertising is not uncommon, on some faxes, “AutoCut.” Thermal transfer (for plain paper), thermal paper, inkjet, laser printing, faxes are now printed using such methods. The opinion about the method can be very subjective, and the technology is now constantly improving, but they read thermal paper from the worst (and cheapest) printing, and laser printing is the best. Inkjet printing has not taken root. Otherwise, in Continue reading

PC Recommendations

Now we will consider the question of choosing a personal computer (PC). Immediately it is worth noting that the examples below are taken from the price list of the DNS store (federal network) for January-February 2011.

So, you have decided to buy a computer. As a rule, the question immediately arises, which computer or laptop is better? (how many times have I heard this) It is worth saying here that a laptop is more convenient, it takes up less space, it is mobile, but it is more expensive than a personal computer of similar capacity, and accordingly a laptop of similar price will be less powerful. So if the occupied Continue reading

Computer assembly

Installation is performed in this order: first, the processor, cooler, random access memory (RAM), motherboard, video card, power supply, hard drive and optical drive. Also consider the problems when you turn it on.

Processor Installation.

It is most convenient to start assembling the computer by installing the processor, cooler and memory modules on the motherboard, while it is not yet installed in the case. Of course, you can first put the motherboard in the case, and then put the processor. But in this case, it is unlikely to get a cooler without 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…

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Motherboard
A motherboard is one of the main boards (components) of a computer. It is designed to connect the remaining components of the computer into something single called the system unit.…

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Choosing a Laptop
The first thing I want to say is not to confuse laptops with netbooks. Unfortunately, in the price lists they are all under the name of laptops, but it’s good…

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