Work "the old fashioned way"
Traditionally, if there are 2 ... 3 computers in the office, they communicate with each other by a peer-to-peer network. This is a network in which all computers are equitable.…

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IDE Interface Features
The main requirement of the recording device to the interface is the ability to continuously transmit data to it during the recording process. Requirements for the speed of receipt of…

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How to choose additional equipment
An important place in the LAN of the office is occupied by the wiring closet. The cabinet itself does not directly participate in the work of the LAN, but it…

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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 of computer owners was quite tangible. The virus was made Win95.CIH. The next awakening of this virus (more precisely, its two varieties: CIH.1010.B and CIH.1019) is expected on June 26. But how many of us made the right conclusions from what happened on April 26? And what, in fact, need to draw conclusions? 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 computer systems the abbreviated designation of the year is very widely used – in the form of two digits. Until now, this has not led to confusion: the first two digits of the year have always been “19”. With the advent of 2000, there will inevitably be confusion in the interpretation of the meaning of the year. Continue reading

Processor performance
You can still praise the advantages of technical solutions of the processor. Moreover, the “stone” turned out to be really successful. But many are probably most interested in the end…

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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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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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Problems recording a gold disc
Recently, CD recorders have become very widespread. In this regard, the circle of people dissatisfied with these devices has also expanded dramatically. There was a firm belief that recording on…

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