How the intranet works
If you choose the most important thing (at least for small businesses), in order for your network to be called an "intranet", it is necessary that: information exchange between participants…

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Removable cartridge technology
Unfortunately, despite repeated attempts by various manufacturers to launch a reliable device with removable media on the market, none of them have yet managed to deceive the laws of nature.…

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Solving an iron problem is very simple
The solution to the 2000 problem related to incorrect BIOS operation is based on the standard and mandatory ability of any computer to check a specific address area when booting…

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heads

“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” where its heads are and interrupts the operation of writing / reading data. Then the heads are removed from the cartridge and a click is heard. In such a situation, the Iomega strategy involves repeating attempts to read data, having previously wiped the heads and returned them to their original position at the zero point. Continue reading

Design Features of the Zip Drive Head Drive

Unlike HDDs, the Zip drive uses a linear drive with a moving coil. There are two types of drive mechanisms for moving coil heads: linear and rotary. These types differ only in the physical arrangement of magnets and coils.

The drive with a moving coil is an electromagnet. Its design resembles that of a conventional loudspeaker. When a current of a certain polarity flows, the coil moves in or out of the gap of the permanent magnet. Continue reading

Solving an iron problem is very simple
The solution to the 2000 problem related to incorrect BIOS operation is based on the standard and mandatory ability of any computer to check a specific address area when booting…

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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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Our tips
Tip 1 Turn on the Zip drive only for the duration of discarding information with constant monitoring of its operation, so that when clicks appear, inspect the drive in a…

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But this is not Intel at all!
The ways of AMD and Intel, from our point of view, have long diverged. If earlier it was possible to install at least Intel or at least AMD into the…

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