Information Disaster April 26
In April, the biggest problem of the month related to computers can rightly be considered the epidemic of the Win95.CIH virus - Chernobyl. Everyone is used to the presence of…

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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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Ways of spreading viruses
How are viruses and, in particular, the Win95.CIH virus spread? It is generally believed that the main path is the Internet. Other viruses cause a lot of controversy about the…

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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. In any case, software for organizing an intranet exists for almost any operating system. And the capabilities of the intranet software from various manufacturers are very close. Leading software vendors offer off-the-shelf small business ready-made packages (Novell’s “IntNetWare for Small Business” package, Microsoft’s “Back Office for Small Business” package), which includes everything you need for an intranet in a small business. There are even options for building an intranet in a peer-to-peer network that does not have a dedicated server. If you are intimidated by the difficulty of setting up, you can contact a specialized company for the initial installation and configuration of the intranet (dozens of telephones of companies offering similar services are listed in the Hot Line magazine). Further maintenance of the performance of the intranet is quite within the power of a computer technician of average skill. If the main profile of your company is very far from technology, if it is impractical to keep your computer specialist, then you can conclude a service contract with a specialized company. However, if you have a local area network, but there is no corresponding specialist, it is advisable to conclude such an agreement regardless of the principles of building this network. By the way, most often this is cheaper than the content of your specialist.

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SDRAM PC100
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Zip Technologies: Pros and Cons
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