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FDISKFixed Disk (Microsoft disk partitioning utility)
FDISKFixed Disk
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5-inch fixed disk drive from Seagate Technology in Scotts Valley, Calif.
Therefore, data exchange is much the same as it would be between a floppy and a fixed disk.
The list should include all cords, cards, and adaptors along with his recommendation for computers, screens, fixed disk drives, printers, and barcode readers.
The format errors of IBM's first AT fixed disk drive and the numerous bugs in Microsoft's "upgraded" Word software remind companies of the need for newproduct performance in the field.
Most popular microcomputers can be obtained for less than $5,000--often, at that price, with a color display screen, one removable and one fixed disk drive, a dot-matrix printer, and telecommunication capability or ability to communicate with other microcomputers.
It was assigned a value of "1" when the product has a removable disk and a value of "0" when it has a fixed disk.
Fixed disk libraries rely on modern replication technologies to move data offsite for disaster recovery; they only allow for disk removal to replace defective disks.
To illustrate, almost all of the most common viruses are boot sector viruses - that is, they can only infect the fixed disk of a computer when that machine is booted from an infected diskette.
The Parallel SCSI Adapter includes peripheral support for CD-ROM, fixed disk, Bernoulli, Syquest, scanners, optical jukebox, multifunction optical, WORM, Floptical disk, and tape drives.