Z-tracks
In devices with a moving coil there are no pre-fixed positions. Instead, they use a special guidance system (positioning), which accurately brings the heads to the desired track. The system…

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The Taming of the Shrew CIH
More recently, on April 26, we witnessed the massive destruction of computers (the destruction of CMOS content) and the destruction of information on hard drives. The blow to the pocket…

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Using Zip
Iomega recommends using a Zip drive for: Extends the computer's memory by 100 MB additionally. Transferring your files to other computers when it is not possible to transfer them over…

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Mass Share Against Iomega

On September 10, 1998, in the New Castle County Supreme Court, Delaware, on behalf of all Iomega Zip drive owners, a campaign of dissatisfied consumers began that went beyond national boundaries. The category of interested parties was represented by four law firms – Dodge, Fazio, Anderson & Jones, P.C., known for repeatedly achieving success in prosecution processes in various group actions. Continue reading

How did the action of the Win95.CIH virus manifest on April 26, 1999 in Kiev

Naturally, the consequences of the virus will for a long time be generalized at different levels. However, the first victim of this virus brought his computer to the EPOS service center at 9 a.m. By lunchtime, 28 “hard drives” were waiting in line at the service center, and the new BIOS was flashed like on a factory conveyor. Continue reading

The Iron Problem of 2000
The 2000 issue is already becoming a hot topic. Moreover, a little more than 200 days remain before its onset. The point is that, for a number of reasons, in…

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“Clicks of Death" - what is it?
This is such a situation when the drive has lost its ability to read the servo track for proper head positioning. At the same time, the drive does not “see”…

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Z-tracks
In devices with a moving coil there are no pre-fixed positions. Instead, they use a special guidance system (positioning), which accurately brings the heads to the desired track. The system…

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Golden Disks and IDE
The problem of recording "golden" discs has already been covered on our website (as well as in the journal CHIP, No. 8, 1999). However, the problems continue. Only, if earlier…

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