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…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

Solving an iron problem is very simple
The solution to the 2000 problem related to incorrect BIOS operation is based on the standard and mandatory ability of any computer to check a specific address area when booting…

Continue reading →

EPOS service center

Design Features of the Zip Drive Head Drive

Unlike HDDs, the Zip drive uses a linear drive with a moving coil. There are two types of drive mechanisms for moving coil heads: linear and rotary. These types differ only in the physical arrangement of magnets and coils.

The drive with a moving coil is an electromagnet. Its design resembles that of a conventional loudspeaker. When a current of a certain polarity flows, the coil moves in or out of the gap of the permanent magnet. Continue reading

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 center at 9 a.m. By lunchtime, 28 “hard drives” were waiting in line at the service center, and the new BIOS was flashed like on a factory conveyor. Continue reading

Golden Disks and IDE
The problem of recording "golden" discs has already been covered on our website (as well as in the journal CHIP, No. 8, 1999). However, the problems continue. Only, if earlier…

...

What to do?
Do not panic. Without delay, check all computers for compatibility with 2000. For this, there are programs, including freely distributed ones. You can get them online. In particular, the site…

...

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…

...

Gentlemen's set for office local area network
The composition of the computer equipment used in the office is traditional and is determined by the typical tasks facing employees. Modern business requires the automation of accounting and warehouse…

...