How to connect a TV to a computer
Watch your favorite movie on the "big screen", play a game so that everyone enjoys contemplation, well, or just watch some video, photographs or something else - this may be…

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Printer prints white sheets - what to do
The printer prints white sheets - a situation that has occurred in almost every office worker or owner of this device, who uses it at home. The bulk of users…

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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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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 a comparative test of one SSD and two HDD drives. We examined how it looks from the inside and of what basic blocks it consists of.

Also – they listed the main advantages of this technology, and now we will consider the disadvantages that are inherent in it at the moment. We will present the main ones in the form of a list:

High (relative to HDD disks) cost of data storage, i.e. – we get less disk capacity for big money Continue reading

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 flash drive for the first time.

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Recently, the issue of installing Windows from a USB flash drive has become especially relevant. The share of so-called netbooks is growing rapidly in the computer equipment market. Compact netbooks not equipped with an optical drive are mobile and very convenient. 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:

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In Skype, we see a black screen and a rotating standby indicator. Continue reading

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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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 boot a laptop from a flash drive?
In order for us to be able to boot the laptop from a flash drive, disk, or other media, the so-called hot keys were invented, allowing you to get into…

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Computer RAM
So, the computer's RAM, which is also called volatile. She - DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) - dynamic random access memory or random access memory, in abbreviated form - RAM.…

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