[Full-Disclosure] DOS all platforms
marukka at mac.com
Sat Jan 24 00:01:59 GMT 2004
I doubt that was true. First off to do that they would have written drivers
for a specific drive. Also if you open up a hard drive youll see that the
heads cant travel that far.
On 1/24/03 3:01 PM, "Mark Renouf" <mark at tweakt.net> wrote:
> Exibar wrote:
>> Causing Physical damage to equipment???? Good luck.... although way back
>> when there was a program that would set the refresh rate on your monitor
>> very very high and it could cause the monitor to die.... Doesn't happen
>> anymore though :-)
> I also recall rumours of a virus in the ~1995 time frame which would
> cause overexcursion of the r/w heads in the hard drive, causing the
> heads to crash into the side of the drive.
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