Are "stamped" discs really so perfect?
"Stamped" discs (or, if you want, "aluminum") can be made in various ways. The most common is, to be precise, injection molding, rather than stamping. Modern technologies make it possible…

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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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Viruses are serious, and Win95.CIH is not alone

Currently, there are quite a few viruses that destroy the contents of CMOS. For example, the stealth virus FindMe (stealth virus – “invisible virus”, like the stealth bomber), the destructive action of which is expected on May 23. Or another virus, V.789, the 14th day of every odd month (May, July, etc.) destroys the master boot record of the hard disk and destroys the contents of the CMOS. Continue reading

Are "stamped" discs really so perfect?
"Stamped" discs (or, if you want, "aluminum") can be made in various ways. The most common is, to be precise, injection molding, rather than stamping. Modern technologies make it possible…

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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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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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SDRAM PC100
Until recently, the development of new technologies for manufacturing memory components took place in parallel with the development of chipsets manufactured by Intel. But it so happened that in 1998…

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