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…

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“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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How the intranet works
If you choose the most important thing (at least for small businesses), in order for your network to be called an "intranet", it is necessary that: information exchange between participants…

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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 it was said that recording on “golden” disks is generally unreliable, now many people notice that recording on devices with an IDE interface is unreliable, and that recording devices with an IDE interface are generally less reliable compared to their SCSI counterparts. 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” where its heads are and interrupts the operation of writing / reading data. Then the heads are removed from the cartridge and a click is heard. In such a situation, the Iomega strategy involves repeating attempts to read data, having previously wiped the heads and returned them to their original position at the zero point. Continue reading

Mass Share Against Iomega
On September 10, 1998, in the New Castle County Supreme Court, Delaware, on behalf of all Iomega Zip drive owners, a campaign of dissatisfied consumers began that went beyond national…

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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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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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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…

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