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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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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How hackers turn our printers, cameras and thermostats into sinister cyber army
In the fall, several large hacker attacks took place in which IoT devices were used. One of them is for Russian banks. The Daily Poster tells the story of other…

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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

The difference between Windows and Linux
A small digression about Windows and Linux. Here you understand what’s the matter: Windows is a combination of the core of the system, as well as utility programs and scripts…

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Website translation and localization
In technical dictionaries and specialized literature, the term “localization” is often equated with “translation”. However, in practice, localization often goes beyond the scope of translation tasks. What is site localization…

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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…

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Website translation and localization
In technical dictionaries and specialized literature, the term “localization” is often equated with “translation”. However, in practice, localization often goes beyond the scope of translation tasks. What is site localization…

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