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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Avast! 2015 Free - worthy and free anti-virus protection
Today in the world practice of implementing solutions for protection against malware, the developments of the Czech company Avast Software are widely used. The number of active users of the…

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Sound card for computer
Sound card is an integral attribute of a multimedia computer. Previously, when PCs were ancient and terribly slow, you had to buy a sound card for a computer separately, select…

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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 we see that the installation of RAM has already been done. We also see the installed motherboard and power supply (indicated by an arrow).

In general, it must be said that if you buy a computer case, then often it comes with a power supply unit and you do not need to install it. But in any case, the procedure for installing the power supply in the case is not difficult: put it in the space provided for this (usually at the top of the system unit) Continue reading

How to choose an external hard drive

An external hard drive is a very convenient medium for storing information, combining mobility and the ability to store large amounts of data. Currently, there are many models of these devices on the market that differ in form factor, memory size, file system type and some other parameters. That is why many users who decide to purchase this type of media, encounter difficulties associated with the fact that they are at a loss with its choice.

External hard drive: how to choose a form factor
External hard drives available on the market are subdivided into two types according to their form factor: 2.5 inches or 3.5 inches. Winchesters with a size of 2.5 inches are more compact to use and have not only a small size, but also a miniature weight. Continue reading

The virus site blocks the browser and requires payment of a fine by the Ministry of Internal Affairs

We were repeatedly approached by clients complaining that “the virus has blocked the computer and extort money”. After studying the problem, it became clear that in reality the infection of the computer does not occur.

The user is shown a web page disguised as an official document of the SBU or the Ministry of Internal Affairs, requiring payment of money and accusing of viewing pornography, etc. In Chrome-like browsers, a malicious script is launched that prevents the page from being closed. Continue reading

What are SSD drives and how do they work?
Today we will analyze the main points and principles of functioning of the technology of solid-state SSD drives. As you remember, in the first part of the article we conducted…

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Computer video card and its purpose
A video card is that device with which the image is displayed on the monitor. Those. without a video card, we won’t see any text or images on the screen,…

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Computer Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Today we are considering the central processing unit of the computer CPU (Central Processing Unit - Central Processing Unit or CPU). This is the heart of the system unit or,…

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Liquid and air cooling of the computer
Now almost every house has a computer. These electronic machines consume kilowatts from our outlets. Of these, only a small part is spent directly on calculations, and the rest is…

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