How to recover information
Since when a file is deleted, it is not physically destroyed from the disk, it can be restored. As well as recovering all files in the case of, for example,…

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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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DIMM EEPROM test program dimm.exe
A quick analysis of the type of DIMM module installed in the system unit can also be done with dimm_id.exe. The program is subject to all the restrictions discussed above:…

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erroneous file deletion

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

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 distribution paths (spread with games, via floppy disks, etc.). In fact, any viruses are highly democratic in their habitat. The main channel for spreading viruses is the channel through which the necessary information is transmitted most intensively. What is this information: games or necessary programs – the virus doesn’t care. Continue reading

“Clicks of Death" - what is it?
This is such a situation when the drive has lost its ability to read the servo track for proper head positioning. At the same time, the drive does not “see”…

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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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Viruses are serious, and Win95.CIH is not alone
Currently, there are quite a few viruses that destroy the contents of CMOS. For example, the stealth virus FindMe (stealth virus - “invisible virus”, like the stealth bomber), the destructive…

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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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