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  • Maxtor's Diamondmax Plus 7200 Rpm Ide Drives
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    Hard Drives In this day and age of faster computers and high-speed processors, it should only stand to reason that hard drives meet the same requirements as the rest of the computer technology world. A technological look and some tips on maintaining or troubleshooting hard drives is included below. By keeping up with the standard of needs of the industry we can be assured that our personal computers will have all the necessary space and the ability to access and save the data as required and in ...
  • Quantum's 3 Inch Disk
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    Overview In the past two decades, Quantum Corp. of Milpitas, California, has become one of the leaders in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of digital storage products including hard disk drives and digital tapes. By following its own path and making decisions criticized by the rest of the industry, Quantum has managed, not only to survive in an industry that has destroyed lesser companies, but to thrive and be recognized as one of the industry's quality leaders. Quantum Corporation was f...
  • Your Computers Startup Disk Into Drive
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    How to Format Your Hard Drive You had a long day at work; the traffic is bumper to bumper on the freeway. You are almost home and you get pulled over and cited a speeding ticket. You finally get home and get on your computer to research some lawyers to get out of that speeding ticket and your computer seems to be not acting right. Well it is time to format the hard drive. If you are like most computer owners, you understand how frustrating and expensive a computer can be. Taking your computer to...
  • Dvd Drive A Cd R Drive
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    Needs This computer would be used for mainly writing papers, surfing the Internet, a little desktop publishing, and playing some 3d sports games. Software The software I would buy would have to include a word processor, and desktop publishing program. The standard programs for this are Microsoft's. They are Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Publisher. Using a student discount, I can get them both for under $200. (See web ) I also need to decide which operating system I want. The main choices are Win...
  • Hard Drive Storage Hard Drive Technologies
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    A Mass Storage Device can be defined as: Any device used to supply relatively inexpensive storage for large amounts of data. A sort of jukebox for optical disks or tape cartridges. A mass storage unit can automatically load any disc or tape in its library to provide quick access to vast quantities of information. (Computer Dictionary, Third Edition by Donald Spence, Camelot Publishing) The text written for this paper will utilize several kilobytes of storage space. Several pictures are included ...
  • Install A Hard Drive
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    How to Install a Hard Drive I. As you accumulate software, you may find your hard drive is running out of space. A. Bloatware B. Here I will help you gather the needed equipment, install, and troubleshoot a new hard drive. II. What will you need to complete this task A. Needed tools B. Purchase cost C. Benefits. We are now ready to begin installing the hard drive installation. A. Installation preparation B. Removing the case C. Removing the old hard drive and installing the new hard drive D. Clo...
  • Cant Use The Screen Print Button
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    Beginning Windows 98 Instructor: Zit a Pod any Final Exam 1. To format a high-density diskette to use on my PC, I would first click on My Computer, (which is located on the desktop) and insert your diskette, then right click on 3 floppy. Go to format, then make sure Quick or Full are checked, then click on the start button. 2. An Operating System is the basic instruction for your hardware and software so that the user can interface with them. An example of an operating system would be like Windo...
  • 3 5 Inch Form Factor Drives
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    Even before the first commercial computers appeared in 1951, "mass" storage, although minuscule by today's standards, was a necessity. As early as the mid-1800's, punch cards were used to provide input to early calculators and other machines. The 1940's ushered in the decade when vacuum tubes were used for storage until, finally, tape drives started to replace punch cards in the early 1950's. Only a couple of years later, magnetic drums appeared on the scene. In 1957, the first hard drive was in...
  • 2 Hard Drives For Raid 1
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    Assessment task 2 Hardware class Task: To install a hard disk drive (HDD) in a computer and format it with 2 partitions. Procedure: First of all it is necessary to ensure there is a space available for the installation of the hard drive, and that there is data and power cables to run it. Set the selector link on the hard drive to master, to ensure that it will be selected as the master in the bios (binary input / ouput system) during boot up. Make sure the computer is off, and taking all necessa...
  • Cpu Usage Of Eide Devices
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    What hard drive technology to choose, SCSI or EIDE? Are SCSI hard drives better than EIDE hard drives? This is a topic of many books and magazine articles. The purpose of this report is to give a somewhat detailed comparison between SCSI (small computer system interface) hard drives and EIDE (enhanced integrated drive electronics) hard drives. EIDE is great a solution for those on a limited budget. If money is no consideration and you " re using something more modern than DOS or Windows version ...
  • Ultra Portable Laptops
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    The newest in laptop technology is a new series of machines. They have great performance of a regular laptop will all of the same fine features but, are much smaller and weigh less than four pounds including battery which is far less than other laptops available on the current market. They are the ultra portable line of computers that promise to provide a vast variety of high performance for the user as well as superior portability to take it anywhere on the job place. Some of the features that ...
  • Hard Disk Drive
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    Keyboard The keyboard is used to input data into a computer by pressing the keys on it, the data maybe input into a verity of different applications from word processors to program generators. A keyboard has 102 keys on it as standard; these keys allow the inputting of numerical data, textual data and commands (By using the 'F' or function keys) into specially designed programs. The character keys are what are used to input textual data, this maybe into a word processor or Internet order form. T...
  • Software To Your Hard Drive
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    These Tips and Tricks contain valuable advice and guidance to help you solve PC problems and get the best out of your PC. They are updated regularly, so come back here soon. You can add your own tips by e-mailing them to us. We " ll credit you for them and add a link to your website. Just click here. Speed Up Your Keyboard Do you find your keyboard too slow to respond to your typing? Speed it up by double-clicking on the keyboard icon in Control Panel (if you use XP then use Classic View). Adjus...
  • Al Shugart And Seagate
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    Al Shugart Al Shugart Al Shugart Overview Al Shugart is a co-founder of Seagate Technology, Inc., and is now Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of the company, which is the largest independent hard-drive manufacturer in the world. Born in Los Angeles, California in 1930, Alan F. Shugart received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Physics from the University of Redlands in 1951. He immediately went to work for IBM as a field engineer, and over the next 18 years managed devel...

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