Monitor Calibration Devices
Monitor calibration devices allow both calibration and profiling. Most calibrators look like a computer mouse and attach to the display. Included with the device is a program that displays on…

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Computer system unit, device and composition
So, what does the computer system unit consist of? An important clarification here is that under the word “computer” different people can mean, oddly enough, different things: a monitor, a…

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How to apply thermal grease to the processor
In this article I will talk about such an important point in computer business - replacing thermal paste on the processor. You will learn how to properly apply thermal grease…

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Solving a problem with a laptop webcam: no picture (black screen)

In our repair practice, sometimes there are “mystical” cases.

We have: a new HP laptop. The camera is visible in the device manager. It’s written in the camera’s properties that the device works fine, but the picture itself is not in Skype or in any other program.

We try to solve the problem in simple ways.
Reinstalling Windows, searching for driver updates on the official website did not produce results. If you check the camera through the popular verification site:

Screenshot of the browser on the webcammictest.com camera verification site
In Skype, we see a black screen and a rotating standby indicator. Continue reading

Solving a problem with a laptop webcam: no picture (black screen)

In our repair practice, sometimes there are “mystical” cases.

We have: a new HP laptop. The camera is visible in the device manager. It’s written in the camera’s properties that the device works fine, but the picture itself is not in Skype or in any other program.

We try to solve the problem in simple ways.
Reinstalling Windows, searching for driver updates on the official website did not produce results. If you check the camera through the popular verification site: Continue reading

How to find out the temperature of a video card
In this article, we’ll talk about the temperature of the video card, namely, with what programs it can be found out, what are the normal operating values ​​and a little…

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Printer selection
In this article we will consider the main types of printers, as well as help to make the right choice of printer. The characteristic features by which printers are distinguished…

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Solving a problem with a laptop webcam: no picture (black screen)
In our repair practice, sometimes there are "mystical" cases. We have: a new HP laptop. The camera is visible in the device manager. It’s written in the camera’s properties that…

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Error starting Windows 10 Technical Preview
When you start Windows 10 Technical Preview, a blue screen appears with the following contents: Recovery Your PC / Device needs to be repaired. A component of the OS has…

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