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Q: Iomega ZIP drive

I have just fitted a new "C" drive and loaded Win XP (used to use Win 98). Now when I open a ZIP disk in an external Iomega ZIP drive a Window opens that displays the contents of the disk.
How do I stop this window from opening?

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Hi there:

I have an Iomega 100 Zip Drive. Yeah, I know it's a few years old! The reason I still use it is because I have several discs and it's been working- up until now.

Today, I put in a disc and what normally happens is a little green light in the front comes on and begins flashing then the light goes out. That same green lit button is what I can use to eject the disc. Now, what's happening is the light stays on solid green. I cannot eject the disc. And my computer is not even detecting the hardware by showing me the icon when I click on "My Computer".

Is it something to do with my computer? Or the Zip Drive itself? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Anyone know about Iomega 100 Zip Drive

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Hello,
While browsing the software CD for the Iomega Zip 100 USB, I came across a directory for Bernoulli. I thought that was a whole different brand of drive. I was wondering why Bernoulli was listed under Iomega? Do they have some connection?
Any answers will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
Jenn
 

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How can I get this old Iomega drive to work on a parallel port with Windows XP? I have downloaded the latest s/w from Iomega... ran the install... rebooted, but the drive is still not recognized? Do I need to "Add new Hardware?"....
 

A:Old Iomega Zip 100 drive...

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Using Windows 98 on a PC or laptop my Zip drive will bring up a brochure that needs a bit of work but will not save it ANYwhere. I get a variety of messages including "Disk is not formatted." "Disk is full or damaged."
"Save to another disk." Is the drive dead? Is there a way out with the brochure intact?
 

A:Iomega Zip Drive 250

Anny: Try copying the file from the zip to your hard drive using Windows Explorer. Then try working on it from your hard drive. If you successfully get it copied to your hard drive, I would run scandisk on your zip drive and see if you can't recover that file. If not, format the zip drive, making sure there are no bad sectors (if so, trash the zipdisk), and copy the file back onto it if the zip is still good.

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driver has not worked for the last 3 months receive a message did not find any iomega drivers on the system after i followered instruction and downloaded iomegware 4.0.2.in device manger i find scsi controller with a minus sign in front of it on the next line i find ayellow circle in front of iomega parallel port interface.in the disk driv i find generic nec floppy disk
generic ide disk type 80
generic ide disk type 40
in hard drive i have ]
intel 82371 ab/eb pci bus master ide controller primery ide controller (dual fifo)
secondary ide controller(dual fifo)
status report on all of the above comes back with a message the device is working properly. in my computer it showes a picture of a zip drive and the letter (d)and under it removeable disk when i clickm on it i receive a message ( D)is not accessible device is not ready os windows 98 internal iomega 100 zip drive
penitium (r)processor
intel mmx (tm) technolgy i appreciate any and all help
160 omb ram
 

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I just installed an Iomega RW external drive with the Hot Burn software supplied. Once I burn data or pictures on a new RW CD I cannot add additional data. The disc shows full even though it is a 700MB disc when there is only a fraction of that amount stored, also I cannot reformat the disc without distroying the disc. My system is xp2000. I have tried everything I can think of, but once I write to the disc I can't add to it or erase what is on it. I am using Memorex CD-RW 4X muti speed disc.
 

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I have windows xp but also and internal Iomega 100 zip drive it has always read my disks just fine and will still read all but one, when I open this one that has alot of infor on it ;it is full of little boxes with different letters or signs under it like some kind of code I do not have any idea how this happened or how to fix it. Please help! Thanks
 

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Hello,

I run the Data processing center for a local company. We get all sorts of information via ZIP disk, and latly have been getting all sorts of errors regarding these disks. Most common is the error message: "Disk is not formatted, do you wish to format now?"

Now, there are several things that could be the problem. I have taken into consideration it may be a hardware issue. The baffling fact is that some disks work fine, other don't. I have also considered that the OS platform that the customer is formatting the disk in may be formatting in NTFS while we proceed to run in a Win98 (fat32) enviroment. Win98 trying to read an NTFS file structure may cause this type or error, but the fact is I am 90% sure that most of our customers run Win98 as well. Chances are slim that they run anything newer or more robust because of their company size.

I would like any input that you can offer that may help clear this issue up for us. Some questions that I have are: Are there different types of ZIP disks, and if so, would my older IOMEGA ZIP drive not be able to read some of them? Are there any phisical differences in the disks I should note?

Please inform me to any of the issues that may help clear this problem up for me.

Thank you,

Lyrical
 

A:IOMEGA ZIP drive errors

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I have been online with iOmega support earlier, but they could not resolve my problem. I bought a computer with no parallel port so I had to purchase a NetMos PCI ECP Parallel port. I have tried the options not use interrupt, not use if possible and interrupt assigned to port. Enabled legacy plug and play. Tried assigning to LPT1-3. IRQ is 17. I/O A000-A007 and A400-A407. Device is working properly and I tried hooking up an old parallel printer with no problem at all. When I check the hardware list I get the exclamation point on Disk Drives > IMG VP0. It says "This device cannot start. (Code 10)". There is no drive letter assigned to the Zip 100 at all, and I never got it to do that. iOmega support said that Windows XP (Home) should not need drivers installed for this Zip drive, but I tried without, then downloading the drivers, and finally the whole iOmegaWare package. Still can't get it to go. Anyone please help me! I don;t know where to go to change the IRQ and the ECP/EPP modes on the NetMos 9805 PCI card. That is the only thing I haven't tried. In the BIOS I can toggle an onboard parallel port on and off and set the IRQ and so on. But I could not find any pins to just hook up the cable interface to it.. This onboard device was set to off anyways. But I tried switching it on too, but nothing happened to get the Zip drive to work.

Is it the PCI card or the Zip drive that is the problem?

Thanks!

Lenny
 

A:iOmega Zip 100 parallel drive

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Can someone confirm the transfer mode of an Internal Iomega ZIP 100 IDE Drive for a PC as PIO Mode 0? I always figured it was UDMA/33. Could my Award BIOS be getting things wrong?

Currently Windows 2000 shows the Transfer Mode as PIO Mode Only while my DVDROM (also on the same channel) is at Ultra DMA Mode. The DVDROM is giving me problems when it runs a UDMA mode (it insists on being set to PIO Mode like the ZIP otherwise most data cant be read from CDROMs).
 

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Apparently Iomega Automatic Backup has been discontinued, so I removed the hard drive and uninstalled the program. Is that 80 gb hard drive useable for any other purposes? (Not that I'd know how to do it!) Or is it just junk? Thanks, Bill
 

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I have to reinstall the zip 100 driver everytime I boot up. I have downloaded the software for win 98SE from the iomega site, and have tried the driver update from Windows update. The installs are always successfull, and can use the zip drive with no problem. However, the next time I reboot my computer, I am once again told that my zip drive is not installed. So I have to reinstall the drivers, etc., etc., etc., ... As my rescue disk is on a zip disk, I'd be s--- out of luck.
 

A:iomega parallel 100 zip drive

jpaull
This is a long shot but it's the only one I can think of.
Since your zip is parallel did you have a peripheral that was hooked up and setup prior to the zip drive, such as a printer or a scanner?
If you did, was an uninstall done on that item before you loaded the drivers for the zip. You may have the old item trying to grab the parallel port after the zip drive is setup in the boot process. Another possibility is a bios setting defining uni-directional or bi-directional, if you have that option you may try changing them around. Switching them sometimes can correct the problem.
Don't feel alone in this boat, I have a parallel Cliks-It zip drive and every once and awhile it drops its drivers for no reason.
Just a thought.
Dave
 

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I'm a newbie! Just plugged in, an older(?),

iomega eGo Desktop
Hard Drive
USB 2.0

I think Computer is looking at it as Local Disk Q: However it doesn't allow access to "local Disk Q:" . Looked for help at iomega & was told to look for C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FireRepository . Haven't found FileRepository there or anywhere :-( It then said find most recent usbstor.inf .
Finally found usbstor.info in C:\Windows\inf

Here is the system Info I could find:

OS Name Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium
Version 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name CREEGALPC
System Manufacturer HP-Pavilion
System Model RX885AA-ABA a6000n
System Type X86-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, 2200 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 5.01, 2/2/2007
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.0.6002.18005"
User Name creegalPC\creegal
Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 1.87 GB
Available Physical Memory 818 MB
Total Virtual Memory 3.99 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.24 GB
Page File Space 2.17 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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Looking for a replacement for my Iomega USB 750MB Zip Drive. Three requirements below. Any suggestions?

* Must be quieter than noisy zip drive I have now. It can be keychain, other type of backup drive, etc.
* Can automatically backup individual files as changes are made. In other words, looking for a backup drive that has something equivalent to the Iomega Sync software. I like this feature much, as don't have to remember to schedule backups regularly and backup of changes are automatically done near real time for a particular directory which in my sit. is my email.
* Must work with a Windows 98SE PC. Planning to upgrade in the not too distant future, but need the backup device to work with the system I have now until I do.

PS Forgive if question asked before, but tried search of forum and it said zip (one of my search terms) was too common of a term to search on.
 

A:Replacement for Iomega USB Zip Drive

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Hello

I have a question about my Iomega 320GB external HDD. I'm happy with it but I use it on multiple computers (mainly xp withone win7) between home and work with the odd trip at the in-laws. One thing that always seems to bother me is that although I can write to the drive from all the computers they become read only or write protected to that same computer/laptop. As a result I can't seem to remove something I did on another PC, not handy for my uni work as I've multiple folders of the similar files that are tied to the PC they were created on.

Is there a way I can remove this protection and have the drive work with full write access regardless of what PC it was used on (I'm sure some saves were from an old work PC that I can't don't have access to anymore).

Thanks in advance
Gogs
 

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Does anyone know if the iomega zip 100 reads the 250 tapes?
 

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No, it doesn't. So far as I can tell, it has enough trouble with the 100's .
 

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My wife just had windows 7 / 64 installed on her computer (she had been running XP). She has a Iomega Zip 100 drive installed which worked fine with the XP, however, it does not show up on the computer as a drive. Do I need new drivers? Is it possible it was not reconnected when the computer shop installed windows 7. Additionally, she has a 2nd CD drive that does not show up and is not usuable.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: iomega zip drive - windows 7 / 64

Hopefully, the computer shop did its homework and determined if that Windows XP computer was a good candidate for an upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit.

Assuming it's a factory-brand one and not a custom/home-made one, what is its brand name and model name and model number?

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ariel New Dell Dimension 4600, refurbished, replacing defective one. OS XP. Worked fine untill I installed an Iomega HDD 80 GB hard drive with Norton Ghost for backup purposes. Overall response now much slower. For instance: email inbox, bottom window very slow coming up, often have to double click on message repeatedly to get full page.
 

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I have had this iomega Z750USB zip drive for awhile now and the other day I went to back up my files from my computer. It was dead, I have never had to charge it before. I have had it on the charger for 3 days now. On the zip a green light shows when it is plugged in and charging. I tried plugging it in to both of my computers (Dell) and it's not recognizing the zip. I can't find it anywhere, i'm not sure what to do. If you could please help it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:IOmega 750 Zip drive won't show on computer

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This is a general and don't know if it applies to all of the products by Iomega.

I spent some time reading forums regarding usb drivers for Iomega zip storage. There are quite a few sites out there saying the drivers exist but when I tried to download them, they were only third party applications that ask for registration and just look at your hard drive to see missing drivers then ask for a charge to find them. I tried to track down the Iomega publisher and after many 'see these guys', I found that comenterprises.com sells and supports these products now. Just spoke with one of their technical support people and drivers for zip 100 do not exist and are not available even though this company and others still sell these products BE WARNED. I was told to call back tomorrow to speak with a software specialist to find out if any of these products are still supported. I was told that if you are using windows XP (no one supports this version anymore), the drivers will work but not for windows 8. I am going to follow up on this and see if there is any solution.

Stay tuned
 

A:Windows 8 Iomega zip drive drivers

Do yourself a favor. Don't waste time searching for a storage device that holds 100MB of info when you can get a cheap 8GB, yes that's the same storage as 80 zip floppies, USB stick. One of our stores had 8GB PNY sticks for $3.99.
The zip drive is 20 year old technology and next to obsolete, like floppy disks.
 

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Just the other day my External zip drive stopped ejecting the disks. I press the eject button and it makes the ejecting noises and what not butthe disk moves a millimeter or so and thats it. Any ideas?
 

A:Iomega external ZIP Drive not Ejecting.

Try doing a software eject.

Right click on the drive letter. If not on your desktop, find it under "My Computer"

Click on "Eject Disk"

Also as a final backup most ZIP's have an emergency eject fallback method. On mine it is a pinhole in the back just above the power connector.

Must be fully powered down, removed and you stick a straightened paper clip into that hole and push.

See your instruction manual if such a procedure exists for your drive.

Finally you can gently push the disk in a bit more with your finger from the front loading slot and exercise it. It may be hung up on its ejection path. Jiggle may unseat and clear the path.

Best of luck
 

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I have an IOmega LPHD-UP External hard drive and it is not being recognized by my laptop. I can see it in the device manager but not in disc management. I have restarted my laptop, uninstalled it and reinstalld it, all with no avail, can someone assist please?
 

A:Iomega External Drive not recognized

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We have an internal Jazz drive with a 1GB disk in it.
The drive is not working ( let me clarify, we are having trouble getting it to work ).
Are there any external solutions ( all I see is SCSI ) to be able to read the disk, which what we essentially need to be able to do.
Thanks
 

A:Iomega Jazz Drive Question

I would guess that you need the Jazz SCSI drivers.
Use Google to find the drivers for your version of Windows and Jazz drive.
 

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I have a xp operating system and I am trying to install my zip drive on it but it does not recognize it. I have updated my drivers with driverupdate, have restarted my system and still nothing. Before updating the green and yellow lights were lit up on my zip drive and after installing it is now just the green light and I am able to eject and reinject... still nothing. I am trying to view a older access .mdb file and reset my compatibility to my previous version of access that the database was saved in, still nothing.
 

A:iomega zip 100 parallel port drive

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Hello,
My Iomega drive works fine on my lap top but plugged into my PC the sound connection makes device manager say mass storage device. But I cannot open this device as nothing is displayed in My Computer. Can anyone help please, thanks.
 

A:Iomega portable hard drive

please do not duplicate threads - you already have replies here http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1023425-iomega-portable-hard-drive-not.html so continue on that thread please

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Hi all hope someone can help.

I recently bought a new Iomega 500GB external hard drive. Working away fine for weeks but since yesterday my laptop (Toshiba Satellitte A215 with Vista) is giving a "USB Device not recognised" message when I connect it. All work info on the drive so really need to get access.. Tried docinnecting and reconnection numerous times and to different USB ports but same result each time.

Any ideas appreciated !

Regards,
Ray,
 

A:Iomega Hard Drive not recognised

Hi all, forget this thread.. it just started working again for some reason.

Ray,
 

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I have an old Zip 100 parallel drive that I have not used in years. However, I wanted to transfer all the data from the disk to hard drive. I downloaded the drivers for my windows XP from iomega support, however, my system recognizes the Zip (sometimes shows the file) , but I can not open any files. I had lost my old zip drive parallet cable. iomega indicated any 25 pin printer cable would work. I used a 25 pin I had. Any suggestion on what might be the problem?

nepsa
 

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I just bought this new iomega external 160gb hard drive USB 2.0.
My computer its not picking up anything from the hard drive.Nothing at all.
The USB port works fine because i have used it before many times and i have also have tried my other USB ports too.I have tried a few times to installing it but still no answer to my problem.
Can anyone help pls.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II N850 Triple-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 3
RAM: 3835 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 438985 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NALAE
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Iomega External Hard Drive

So, is that system working well for you?
 

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I used to have access to this drive but my new laptop cannot see it at all. I have an Iomega Home Media drive model HMND2. It is plugged into my Airport Extreme Router which is connected to my cable modem. I have reset my router, power cycled the network drive, used the reset button on the network drive, tried plugging in the drive to my laptop directly, reloaded the Iomega driver from their website but nothing seems to work to get the network drive working on my new laptop. I do not have the old one. My old laptop was running Windows 7 and was still an Alienware laptop. Your Info utility only lists the Intel graphics card but there is an Nvidia GTX 880M graphics card on the mb also. Iomega is so nice that since the drive is over a year old they will not talk to me on the phone to help trouble shoot this unless I pay for the support.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4910MQ CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16265 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 943316 MB, Free - 587461 MB; D: Total - 10748 MB, Free - 10658 MB;
Motherboard: Alienware, 04WT2G
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:Iomega Network Drive not working

can you ping the drive's ip address? Are you cabled into your network or are you using WIFI? Also these type of NAS drives usually require some kind of client software (not drivers) In order for Windows to interact with it. Did you install it?
 

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I'm considering the Iomega Predator CD-RW drive as an accessory to my laptop, which has a DVD-ROM. Anyone have any opinions on this drive, such as good or bad, overpriced, problem areas, etc.?

Also, anyone happen to know the weight of this drive? I checked the Iomega site but found nothing. Maybe they'll respond.

Thanks.
 

A:Opinions on Iomega Predator CD-RW drive

I own one.

It works, I will give it that.

Support for it...zip (ha ha!)

Software it came with was not compatable with XP, (despite label on box). Iomega said it is Roxio's deal, Roxio said it is Iomega's box, and their problem. No one was willing to help, both only wanted to sell me more software. (Roxio wanted me to fork out $100 to make it work!)

I had to buy more software to make it work right. (could not return it as it was opened, tried that)

Don't have a scale here, but it is relatively light. Size is what bugs me. Takes a bit of space, between the unit and the detachable componant on the back that allows the USB and Power cable to be plugged in. (don't understand that design concept). Though I use a laptop, the drive never goes with me, too cumbersome to bother.......

I also ran into a problem or two after install, no biggies, but had to deal with them myself because, as I said, support = none.

I noticed on various other sites the feedback posted by others is similar to mine, so I don't think I am all that unique on this.
 

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I need to make backups of various programs on three computers on a windows 98 peer to peer network. When I try to do a backup, only the drives on my computer show up. How do I get the drives on the other computer to show up? All the drives are shared, and I can view them in explorer. Is there a specific Iomega program i should be running to do this backup. Thanks for any help.
 

A:(Resolved) iomega zip drive question

share the drive
 

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Can I purchase a new cable to connect my computer (USB) to my Iomega Zip drive (female DB25 pin connector)? Are there drivers I need to support this? I see them for sale, but want to make sure this will work for this configuration.
 

A:Connecting to my Iomega Zip Drive 100mb

Zip drives have been long obsolete. Any USB to DB25 pin connector with the right male-female pin configuration will work. CD/DVD writers can hold much more data and access it easier and faster, and depending on your Operating System you may or may not need drivers
 

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I just bought & installed an iomega cd-rw/dvd drive because my 2 internal drive went kaput on me. But now I'm having a problem getting this new drive to read (launch) music cds and movie dvd ie matrix. I've already tried downloading drivers (didn't need to). The drive is connected to me computer via a USB cable. What do I do now????????? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!!

Vini
 

A:problem with external iomega cd-rw/dvd drive

Are you hooked up to ports on the front of the machine ? ?
On quite a few machines these are under-powered...try another USB port.
That or purchase a powered USB hub for your machine. DVD's require more power than other USB devices.

patio.
 

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Looks like no one, even the (official) iomega forum moderator, wants to jump in on this one.

I have used my zip 250 drive with three versions of windows for at least 15 years. I don't believe iomega even supports this hardware any more, but have had no problems with all my OS's including my present OS (XP) and Dell XPS 400 computer until today.

The usual sequence of operation(s) this zip drive are, is that a 250MB disk is inserted, a whirring sound is heard, and the data recorded is then displayed. I always assumed the whirring sound is the disk motor turning.

However now for the first time ever, no whirring sound when the disk is inserted and locked, silence from the drive, and the disk is ejected in 2-3 seconds. I have 5 250 MB disks which were always fine before, all of which are now ejected as described above. I have gone into the device manager screen and there is no trouble indicated, advice is the device is working normally, and there is no malfunction indication next to that disk drive (which is external and SCSI connected).

There have been no error popups anywhere with regard to this problem. I have not tried to reinstall the drive since it does involve steps which include the SCSI card as well as the hardware and software installation procedures...thought I'd ask help here first before digging into the computer (again).

I am a electronics technician and competent to inspect and/or repair the device (with appropriate parts if needed) but ... Read more

A:iomega Zip 250MB drive problem

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ok the story... i use my external for alot mainly music and gaming back up for my PS3 i used it for a couple years now never had a problem with it till just resently ill plug it in and altho the LED lights up and does its usual thing nothing happens on my PC or PS3 they dont read it no auto start no icon in "MY COMPUTER" to manually use it and nothing on my PS3 whats my problem??? plz help i have alot of family photos and sentimental files that took time and effort in revamping uploading typing etc my external "IOmega PHDD" was ment to be back up but when i didnt have a PC it was my main source of memory etc it has 160G on it i used about 120G of its memory thats y it is vital to get it to work and alot of the photos r no longer with this family PLEASE HELP!!!!
 

A:Iomega Portable USB 2.0 Hard Drive

It's not backup if there's only one copy, regardless.

The first thing to determine is whether it is the enclosure that has gone bad or the disk inside. Disassemble the enclosure, remove the disk and connect it internally to another desktop computer. See if it comes up on it.

You may have to go to the disk manufacturer's web site for proper jumper settings.
 

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I am new to this forum and have a question.

I have a new computer with Windows 7 home basic on it and all works well. Except the external harddrive of Iomega 250GB USB 2.0. The computer doesn?t see the drive. On this drive is are the backups of files that I want to install on this new computer.
How can I solve this problem? I googled for drivers but cannot find anything.

A:Iomega 250GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

it shows nothing at all in computer? what if you unplug the usb then plug it back in again while windows is running? does anything happen?

and please fill in your system specs it may help if someone else sees this thread

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Ok well basicly, ive had it about nearly 2 months its fine, it hasent had a bump or knock it isent recognized in My Computer or Disk Management i have tried other USB Ports it does not recognize their either, tried rebooting my computer, when i plug it in the led light still turns on its 2.0 (320gb), it should be working fine but it isent recognized?

Also in the Image i have included these drivers look suspicious.. i dont know if its a virus, how do i find out? are they safe to uninstall?

Edit: is it safe to uninstall the drive from my system? then if i re-connect it again will it find it and install the drive again? it is 'TOSHIBA MK3259GSX USB DEVICE'
 

A:Solved: Iomega Drive Unrecognized

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I'm novice
I just bought Iomega HDD usb desktop hard drive included Norton Ghost software. How do I copy everything and drag everything to Iomeda hard drive and How do I get them back to my regular? Do I use Norton Ghost software now? How?

Thanks,
 

A:Iomega usb hard drive with norton ghost?

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I have had this iomega 500gb external hardrive for about 5 months and it has been working fine, untill this morning. For some reason my computer cant find the hard drive now. There is a blue light indicating that the hard drive has power running to it (it has a seperate power source to the computer) but there is no flikering light wich usually comes on when the computer is reading it. I have made sure all the cables are in properly but the hard drive can't be found in either my computer or device manager. I tried the hard drive on another computer and it worked but it still wont work on my computer.
Im using windows vista ultimate on an "s-series mother board".
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
RAM: 2.00GB
System type: 32-bit opperating system
 

A:Solved: Iomega Hard Drive not Recognized

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7400 @ 2.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3071 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 468740 MB, Free - 195655 MB; D: Total - 468741 MB, Free - 205007 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, WG43M
Antivirus: avast! Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

Ive had it nearly 2 months since then it's been fine, it has not had a bump or knock. But after i did Windows Backup it took too long and then i unplugged it from the usb port and now it isent recognized in My Computer or Disk Management i have tried other USB Ports it does not recognize their either, tried rebooting my computer, when i plug it in the led light still turns on though.

here are the specification of the drive:

Interface: USB 2.0, 480 Mbps
Format: NTFS

Is it safe to uninstall the Iomega driver (Toshiba) from my system?
If so when i re-connect it again will it find it and install the drive again?
it is recognized as 'TOSHIBA MK3259GSX USB DEVICE'

I have tried the Iomega 320GB External Hard Drive on a different desktop and it still didnt work (unrecognized, undetected)

I dont know how to partion/repartition it but if anyone can explain to me how if it needs it that would help

When i go on Command Prompt (As Administrator) when the external hard drive is plugged in and type

Code:
/chkdsk r
it says this

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A:Iomega External Hard Drive Unrecognized.. Help!

Please do not double-post.

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1037573-iomega-drive-unrecognized.html
 

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A month ago, my father asked to take back the Mac he lent me, so he gave me his iOmega external hard drive to copy all of my information onto.

iOmega External Hard Drive
Model: EPHD-ME

I did so, and waited for a month before I realized I was better off moving the information onto my Windows 7 Professional 64bit. I took the USB, plugged it in, and the light on the hard drive turned on. But it didn't appear anywhere on my computer.

Not under Computer: NotUnderComputer - BlackEyeHawk's Sta.sh

Not under Disk Management: NotUnderDiskManage - BlackEyeHawk's Sta.sh

Not under Device Management: NotUnderDeviceManage - BlackEyeHawk's Sta.sh

And no, I don't believe the USB Mass Storage Device is the external hard drive, as it remains there after I unplug the device.

I'll provide whatever else information is necessary. I'm not a computer savvy guy, let alone know anything about PCs.

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When I plug my hard drive in it is recognised however I have several problems.

1) If I start a large file transfer halfway through the drive 'disappears' and the transfer hasn't finished.
2) when I try to 'safely remove hardware' it tells me it is the volume cannot be stopped now and the drive 'disappears' from My Computer.
3) If I try to plug the hard drive in again it does not recognise it, usually I have to wait a bit and then plug it in again.

I have tried using Disk Management to format it but it is stuck to NTFS (is that a problem?) and it tells me it is healthy. Quick format works but normal format stops after a while and the drive disappears from My Computer again.

Any suggestions.
 

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I have had this iomega 500gb external hardrive for about 11 months and it has been working fine, until two days before it was fell down from 1 feet. After that my computer cant find the hard drive now. There is a blue light indicating that the hard drive has power running to it (it has a separate power source to the computer) but there is no blinking light which usually comes on when the computer is reading it. I have made sure all the cables are in properly but the hard drive can't be found in either my computer or device manager. I tried the hard drive on another computer but same problem.
How to recover the data and make the drive in operating condition.?
I'm using windows XP SP3 ([email protected])
 

A:iomega external Hard drive is not recognizing

There are various softwares which can recover data, but the prerequisite for all of them is that the PC is able to detect the drive. That being the case, all I can suggest is to send it to a data recovery service, but that is mega expensive.

Important & irreplaceable data should never be stored on only one hard drive. I have four external drives, each one storing the same data.
 

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Hello,

I am trying to run an iomega Select Desktop Hard Drive, 1 TB. You can see it here (http://reviews.cnet.com/external-ha...-34147148.html?tag=contentMain;contentBody;2r)

I cannot find any drivers or any info really for this device online.

I am running Windows 7 on a intel core i5 processor. I used to have no problem running it on this computer. It now will not show up in Disk Management or Device Manager. The blue light on the device is on and I have even tried a different power supply as well as a different port, and unplugging/restarting the computer.

The only other thing I can think of is the USB cord may be bad, but I don't have anything to try out. I am hoping that it is not completely dead - lots of files on this device.

Please let me know if you need any more info or if there is anything else I can try! I'm desperate! Thanks in advance
 

A:iomega External Hard Drive won't recognize

Does it work on another machine?

Has it been bumped or knocked or dropped?

Youu should have all your files backed up especially those on portable drives because they are the most likely to fail and lose all their files. All hard drives will fail.

If it doesn't appear in Device Manager, then the drive or its enclosure may be faulty (if not the cable). If it is under warranty, you should replace it. If not, you may need to remove the drive from its case and try connecting it to a machine through a USB adapter or connected internally to a desktop PC to see if it works without the enclosure.

The hard drive in your computer is in one of two states right now. It's
either going to fail or it already failed. Hard drives are inherently
fragile things with no built in redundancy.
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