Ways to replace the motherboard without reinstalling for Windows 7
As a rule, after upgrading the computer with replacing the motherboard, the user has to install the operating system “clean”, installing the necessary programs along the way. All this can…

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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…

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Capacitor Replacement
In the element base of the computer (and not only) there is one bottleneck - electrolytic capacitors. They contain electrolyte, electrolyte is a liquid. Therefore, heating such a capacitor leads…

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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. 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

Ways to replace the motherboard without reinstalling for Windows 7

As a rule, after upgrading the computer with replacing the motherboard, the user has to install the operating system “clean”, installing the necessary programs along the way. All this can be avoided by replacing the main board without reinstalling Windows according to the instructions in this article.

Board replacement algorithm without reinstalling Windows 7
The main reason for the inability to boot Windows after replacing the motherboard (with the fatally inevitable “blue screen of death”) is the inability of the “old” operating system to find drivers for the new SATA controller, since it simply does not have them. This problem can be solved by editing the registry files or by integrating drivers at the stage before replacing the motherboard.

Windows 7 configuration methods in this context vary, depending on the specific situation. In particular, is this carried out immediately before replacing the main board, or after an upgrade at system startup accompanied by BSOD. It is preferable and easier to work with the first option, but if the upgrade is Continue reading

Nettop Choice
Nettop, like the netbook, was introduced by Intel at the release of the Atom processor. That is, in essence, it is the same as a netbook only in the form…

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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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BIOS update
Updating (flashing) the BIOS of any device is a responsible procedure. I do not write difficult, because there is nothing complicated there. However, any error made while updating the firmware…

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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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