The Hard Disk Technical Guide

Front Cover
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Which Interface Should I Choose?
39
Interface Technical Information
51
willing to spend
70
Copyright

15 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1996)

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

Bibliographic information