WinLock: Windows Blocker
WinLock is a family of computer viruses that interfere with the operation of a computer and require a cash payment in favor of the author. WinLock is a separate family…

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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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What is a light console
The light console is a specialized user interface that allows you to have quick and efficient control of lighting equipment. Just like using a computer keyboard, we write letters and…

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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Computer motherboard, what is it for and what does it look like

The computer motherboard is that foundation on which all the components of the system unit are built.

The role of the computer motherboard cannot be overestimated. After all, it depends only on her. Will you be able to expand the functionality of your PC in the future or not? Increase the amount of RAM, put a more efficient graphics card? Will the further expansion (“upgrade” – upgrade) of the entire system allow the presence of additional, initially unused, slots and connectors? It’s like the foundation of a house: make it not high quality and, over time, the structure may collapse. Continue reading

Integrated graphics card

An integrated video card (it is also often called an integrated or “onboard” video card) is part of the chipset system logic of the computer motherboard (part of the chipset). The integrated video card is usually located inside the chip of its “north bridge”.

Do not worry if you do not yet fully understand what is at stake (some kind of “bridges”, etc.) we will talk about the motherboard device in more detail in the following sections. So far, we are only interested in the integrated video card. The photo shows a typical example of integrated video on the motherboard.

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Choosing a receipt printer
By the method of printing, check printers are thermo-printing and dot-matrix. If matrix models are cheap, image quality is much better for devices that are based on thermal printing. Next,…

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How to install windows from a flash drive
In this article, I will answer the three most popular questions that arise for PC users who decide to install Windows 7 or Windows 8, 8.1, 10 from a USB…

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DIY RAM installation
Do-it-yourself installation of RAM should be done in a case in which there is already a fixed motherboard and processor. Something like this: Do-it-yourself RAM installation In the photo above…

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How to make a bootable USB flash drive Windows 7 and Windows 8
A multiboot flash drive that has several operating systems on board at once, for example, Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8, is a very useful tool that any modern…

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