head crash

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(computer science) a crash of a read/write head in a hard disk drive (usually caused by contact of the head with the surface of the magnetic disk)

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While the capacity is valuable, the threat of a hard disk crash is potentially dire.
When a disk crash occurs, the network manager ends up bouncing from user to collecting the data needed to recover.
If that store's computer system experiences what is known as a disk crash, where the disk drive has a loss of data, we have all the information in hand, and on tape, ready to put back on the system in a very short period of time.
Early in the life of Deep Thought we had a disk crash when the entire system shut down.
You can create an emergency drive in case your PC is compromised by a virus or hard disk crash.
Worse than a hard disk crash, virus infection, spare assault, denial-of-service attack, hacker take-over, fire, flood or some other human, mechanical or natural disaster is a faulty backup when you really need it.
HDDs use a mechanical arm and spinning platter, which can sometimes result in a hard disk crash.
You can create an emergency drive in case a virus or hard disk crash compromises your PC.
With each failure, the risk of a serious loss mounts, should a disk crash or a database corruption occur.
A sudden loss of power, a hard disk crash, a malicious hacker or even a disgruntled employee can wipe out critical data.
The new enemy for data survival may no longer be from technology failures such as a disk crash, a tape that won't read, or a blue or blank screen from a system or server crash.
The company will demonstrate its ARAID internal and external storage controllers which mirror data on two drives so one copy is always protected in the event of a hard disk crash.
The new enemy for data survival may no longer be from technology such as a disk crash, a tape that won't read, or a blank screen from a system or server crash.
are all subject to loss of data due to a disk crash.