The Hard Disk Technical Guide

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Micro House International, Jan 1, 1996 - Computers - 592 pages
THE HARD DISK TECHNICAL GUIDE is the authoritative, easy-to-use reference covering today's most popular PC hard disk drive models. This 600 page paperback includes information on the basics of hard drive operation, step-by-step installation instructions, & hard drive technical data--like setup specifications, jumper settings, pin assignments, diagrams, & detailed explanations of the latest hard drive technologies, such as the Enhanced IDE & FAST ATA specifications. Included in this book are setup specifications for over 3000 drives, BIOS drive tables, installation procedures for drive interface types, & a glossary of terms, an extensive directory of manufacturers, & jumper settings for IDE controller cards & IDE hard drives. A FREE CD-ROM included in the book includes the following valuable utilities: EZ-Drive--the original hard drive setup utility for one-step 60-second IDE hard drive setup & installation; EZ-SMART--Self Monitoring Analysis Reporting Technology, a utility that works with SMART-enabled drives & monitors drive performance to warn you of hard drive problems before a catastrophic failure occurs; Micro House Hard Disk Utilities--a collection of useful utilities for drive maintenance.

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Doug Anderson, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Discovery Prize, teaches at the University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus and lives in Hartford.

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