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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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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The thickness of the magnetic layer of the disk
Removable magnetic media, manufactured by Iomega for Bernoulli drives, were extremely durable and reliable and cost quite a bit. The special 3-inch disks used in Zip are very similar to…

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additional features

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 the network.
Duplication of information from your hard drive.
Opportunities to work at home or on the go.
Designing and conducting multimedia presentations. Continue reading

Description of the errors detected by TIP.EXE

In the case when the drive is absolutely unable to access any of the four Z-tracks of the cartridge, it gives a message about the failure of the Z-tracks. In this case, ALL information is already lost forever!
The most frequent message that the TIP.EXE program issues at the end of the test is: “This drive and cartridge are in good condition, but perhaps not in the best condition.”
The following errors are issued: Continue reading

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 many details of the computer” survived “the revolution. The growing volumes of files and the need for them reliable storage and transfer required the emergence of an alternative device that could eventually supersede this standard accepted at the moment around the world. Continue reading

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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Internet integration
Now business is inconceivable without close integration with the Internet. As a rule, several employees of the office need Internet access, and there is only one communication line with the…

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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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SPD EEPROM: Functioning Algorithm
With the advent of the new SDRAM standard, a new I2C interface has also appeared. The interface was developed by Philips and is used as an internal auxiliary bus of…

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