History of the Internet
The history of the development of the Internet began in 1969, when for the first time it was possible to make communication between computers at the University of California and…

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How to connect to a proxy server: methods and instructions
There are many ways you can connect to a proxy server. Sometimes for this it is enough to properly configure the computer device itself, and sometimes you only need to…

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Virtual addiction: went online and never returned
A few years ago, people could not even imagine that using various information, conducting trainings and communicating with friends would be possible without leaving home. Currently, the Internet opens up…

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Hard Drive Problems: Causes and Solutions

The hard drive is designed for long-term storage of files. Problems with a hard drive can lead not only to unstable computer operation, but also to the loss of important and sometimes irreplaceable information.

One of the causes of a HDD malfunction is natural aging. Like any mechanical device, a hard disk has a certain resource of work. For example, discs manufactured by Seagate can withstand up to 50,000 on and off cycles.

Hard drive failures can occur due to overheating. HDD temperature should not exceed 55 degrees. You can check it using special utilities. For example, the AIDA program. If the temperature of the hard drive is higher, additional cooling must be installed. In this case, keep in mind that low temperature is no less dangerous. It should not be lower than 20 degrees. Continue reading

How to check the monitor for dead pixels

The acquisition of a computer, laptop or other gadget is a responsible undertaking. Even in the new technology, there may be obvious and hidden defects. Dead (or dead) pixels – a common malfunction that violates the integrity of the image on the display. If a single cell does not work, then the change in image quality with the naked eye, as a rule, is not recorded. But if a group of pixels is damaged, then the perception of the picture is impaired.

Defective pixels form a black, white or color dot, which distracts when working on a PC and interferes with video viewing. The cause of the defect is a malfunction of the matrix elements. In this regard, each potential buyer of an electronic device needs to know how to check the monitor for dead pixels. Continue reading

How to check your internet connection speed

Most often, Internet users seek to save money and choose a particular provider at the cost of its services. This is a completely logical approach, but do not forget about one more thing and figure out how to check the speed of the Internet connection that this or that provider can offer.

Indeed, it often turns out that the provider claims one speed in the description of the service or tariff, but in reality it turns out to be completely different. This parameter of the Internet connection must be checked, if only because low indicators will not allow to fully use all the functions of the Internet. For example, watch videos, participate in webinars in real time and talk on Skype.

The speed measurement will also make sure that you have chosen the right provider and tariff and if you are not Continue reading

Hard Drive Problems: Causes and Solutions
The hard drive is designed for long-term storage of files. Problems with a hard drive can lead not only to unstable computer operation, but also to the loss of important…

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How to connect wifi yourself
Using Wi-Fi at home is very convenient. This allows you to get rid of wires, which cause a lot of inconvenience, and open access to the Internet for any portable…

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History of the Internet
The history of the development of the Internet began in 1969, when for the first time it was possible to make communication between computers at the University of California and…

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How to connect to a remote computer
In this manual, we will consider two solutions to the question “How to connect to a remote computer?” Both options allow you to remotely use PC resources on OC Windows…

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