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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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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How to avoid network downtime?
A network of any company or organization is created to provide users with easy access to information, applications and network services. However, both company’s productivity and revenues can suffer significantly…

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dangerous destruction

What is worse than the “golden” wheels?

The prerequisites for the fact that the “golden” discs are worse than the “aluminum” ones are laid down in the recording technology itself. Standards for compact discs provide that the reflection of the laser beam from bright areas should be at least 70%.

Such requirements are met for stamped discs. However, recordable discs, unlike stamped discs, have an additional recording layer of organic polymer. This layer has limited transparency. Therefore, standards for recordable discs allow that reflection from highlights should be at least 65%. 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 to achieve extremely high manufacturing accuracy, however, compact discs made in this way will be prohibitively expensive. Therefore, really “stamped” discs contain many single, at least errors. The main thing is that the available number of errors does not cause a decrease in read speed. Continue reading

Auto Head Parking

Fall to the surface with a characteristic “crackle”. At the same time, they tear off microscopic particles from the surface, consisting of particles of the working layer of the carrier.

It is believed that drives can withstand thousands of “takeoffs” and “landings” of heads. Therefore, the rule – do not turn off the computer during the working day – is relevant. The fewer on-offs, the more likely the computer will not fail, the higher. Continue reading

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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How did the action of the Win95.CIH virus manifest on April 26, 1999 in Kiev
Naturally, the consequences of the virus will for a long time be generalized at different levels. However, the first victim of this virus brought his computer to the EPOS service…

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How is the Y2K controller
Despite the fact that such controllers are now produced by many companies, this type of equipment does not shine with a variety of technical solutions. Pay attention to the appearance…

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Checking the status of the Zip drive
TIP.EXE is a Zip disk surface quality test. The principle of the program is as follows: this program reads each sector of data from the disk, enters them into the…

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