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A
ASCII
AUTO PARK

B
BACKUP
BIOS
BIT
BLOCK
BUFFER UNDERRUN
BYTE

C
CDR
CLEAN ROOM
CORRUPT COPY
CRASH
CRC
CYLINDER

D
DATA COMPRESSION
DATA LOSS
DATA RECOVERY
DEGAUSSER
DELETED FILE
DIRECTORY
DISC DRIVE
DISK CRASH
DISK DRIVE
DOWN-TIME
DROP DAMAGE

E
ECCENTRIC
EOD

F
FAT
FILE
FILE ALLOCATION TABLE
FILE SYSTEM
FLOPPY DISK
FLYING HEIGHT

G
GIGABYTE

H
HARD DRIVE
HDA
HEAD
HEAD CRASH
HIGH LEVEL FORMATTING

L
LIBRARY FILE
LOGIC BOMB
LOGICAL RECOVERY
LOW LEVEL FORMATTING

    M
MASTER
MEGABYTE
MIRRORING
MTBF
MULTI-MEDIA

O
OPERATING SYSTEM
OS
OVERWRITTEN

P
P-LIST
PARTITION
PHYSICAL DAMAGE
PHYSICAL RECOVERY
PLATTER

R
RAID
RAW DATA
READ/WRITE HEAD
REDUNDANCY
ROOT DIRECTORY

S
SECTOR
SHOCK DAMAGE
SLAVE
STORAGE CAPACITY
STORAGE DEVICE

T
TAPE
TERABYTE
TROJAN HORSE

U
UNDELETE
UNERASE

V
VIRUS

W
WATER DAMAGE
WORM

 
 

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