“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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Can I recover information myself?
Of course, in simple cases this is possible. Accidentally destroyed files are recovered by common utilities, usually without any problems. This can be done even by poorly trained users -…

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Zip Technologies: Pros and Cons
Since the creation of the FDD 3.5 "1.44 MB high-density, a lot of time has passed and this type of media has not undergone any changes during this period, while…

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How to recover information

Since when a file is deleted, it is not physically destroyed from the disk, it can be restored. As well as recovering all files in the case of, for example, accidentally formatting a disk. If the FAT file allocation table is intact, then you can easily find the first cluster that belongs to the file. However, the remaining clusters may lie anywhere on the disk. To restore a file, it is necessary not only to find all the clusters belonging to the file, but also to correctly determine the order of their sequence. Continue reading

Intranet no problem
Out of the scope of the article, issues of software selection and technical details of network configuration deliberately remained. These issues must always be addressed specifically for a particular customer.…

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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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DIMM EEPROM test program dimm.exe
A quick analysis of the type of DIMM module installed in the system unit can also be done with dimm_id.exe. The program is subject to all the restrictions discussed above:…

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DIMM EEPROM test program dimm.exe
A quick analysis of the type of DIMM module installed in the system unit can also be done with dimm_id.exe. The program is subject to all the restrictions discussed above:…

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