Operating system role
The operating system is the ultimate authority in resolving hardware problems associated with the change of centuries. It is the operating system in most cases that tells applications the current…

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Z-tracks
In devices with a moving coil there are no pre-fixed positions. Instead, they use a special guidance system (positioning), which accurately brings the heads to the desired track. The system…

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The Iron Solution to the 2000 Iron Problem
Before the onset of 2000, about three more months. But the situation was noticeably heated. It is understandable. If even a small fraction of what is written in the press…

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reliable solution

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 www.mitre.org provides links to a very large number of sites from which you can get programs for testing, including free ones, and even for software error correction. Of course, not all of these programs are equivalent. The best choice, most likely, is the YMARK2000 program. Continue reading

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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After checking all the computers and installing, where necessary, the recommended boards, will the 2000 problem be resolved?
Of course not! Most of the problems will remain. The danger of the 2000 problem is that in recent years, very large databases have accumulated in any organization. In these…

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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…

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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…

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