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Iomega HDD120

Q: Iomega HDD120

I have and Iomega HDD120 External Desktop FireWire/USB 2.0 Drive, and recently it just stopped working. The other day, I got on my pc, and tried to load up my harddrive, and as soon as I powered it on, it started to make a clicking/grinding sound. So, I went to Iomega, called them, and looked at the FAQ, and it said to immediately power it down, as leaving it on could strip the drive. So, I did. I then went to their data recovery site, and they said that it would cost $5,000 to retrieve my data. I don't have that kind of money, is there anyway that I could retrieve it for less money? This has everything of mine since I was 5 years old, so it is really important to me!

Thanks in advance,
-Cameron

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Preferred Solution: Iomega HDD120

I recommend downloading and running DRP. It's a recovery tool that has been proven to recover files that most other programs have no luck with. I've even recovered files from freshly formatted or partitioned drives.

You can download it direct from this link http://goo.gl/v51TwD. (This link will automatically start a download of DRP that you can save to your computer.)

A: Iomega HDD120

the drive and its contents are gone forever. hard drive crashes are nasty like that.

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My parallel port Iomega 100 Zip Drive won't work on Vista.
It reads it as IMG VP1.
Asks for the disk which I can't find.
Any ideas?
Thx,
ZZZ
 

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i purchased a usb zip drive by iomega and installed it; i'm running windows 95 and it DID warn me that only iomega products would now work in my usb ports....but i didn't know it would be forever! the zip drive didn't work right so i am returning it and have uninstalled the software, but now my device manager shows NO usb ports at all, and won't recognize the scanner. i un- and reinstalled the scanner software, but no go. i don't want to have to buy windows 98. can anyone bail me out of this one?
~melias
 

A:iomega ate my usb

You probably need to reinstall the Windows 95 USB support.

Get out your 95 CD and do a Find, File on it for USBSUPP - when you find it, double click on it to run the installation.

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Dear guys,

I'm having a hard time of deciding which to buy. A CD-RW or an Iomega Zip 250MB with USB/PCMCIA.

I know a CD capacity is about 650MB vs the Iomega 250mb

Anyone care to share the experience with the 2? Thanks
 

A:CD-RW vs Iomega Zip?

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hi,

i have an iomega cd rw, and i've had it about a year but lately when i try to use it, it says " no supported cd rw available"..

when it happened the first time i just unplugged some wires and put them back in, and it said "new hardware detected" and it worked... but this time that wont work, i've tried going into my control panel and adding new hardware and it says that the iomega parallel port interface is not working properly and i have no idea what that means...
when i check the device tab it has a little exclamatiion point next to it...
i uninstalled the cd rw and all its software and re installed.. i've unhooked it completely and then put it back. and nothing works...
what do u think can be wrong?
 

A:iomega cd rw

Is it a parallel port external burner? If so, is your printer also parallel?
 

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I have an iomega external hard drive, or mass storage device. It was working fine and the blue light is still on, however my computer cant see the files. The USB port is working, I tried unistalling the driver and reinstalling, that did not work.
 

A:Iomega down

Try it on another computer and try another USB cable. USB drives frequently break due to the nature of their use, it's possible that either the USB part for the enclosure has failed/broken or the the internal drive has failed or broken. If you want the data off it or want to attempt to salvage it and not worried about warranty then you can disassemble the unit and remove the drive and try the drive internally in a computer, it's just a SATA drive inside, or attempt to use it with another enclosure and hope the drive is not dead.
 

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I have an iomega cd-rw 48x24x48x
It worked real good on my other computer which was a gateway.
Now I have a Hewlett Packard Vectra computer running Windows xp and I can't get it to work on this computer. How do I get it to work?
 

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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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I have an Iomega 120GB fire wire/usb external hdd. It was working fine, i have 2 computers and have been able to use it on both. Usually it just does plug-n-play when i plug it in with usb and brings up the folder for the drive, but today i was sorting some files on it and then i switched it off. A while later i plugged it into my computer and it brought up its usual message "Plugging hi-speed usb device into non-hi-speed usb hub click this message to fix", but this time the hard drive did not show up in my computer and locked up my computer until i took it out of the usb port. So i went to device manager and plugged it in again it now comes up as a usb device instead of a hard drive which it usually comes up as. I tried reinstalling the driver off the disk that came with it but this had no effect . Please help, thanks

Bob Mac
 

A:Iomega 120gb Hdd

The O/S in question would be a big help. Also, did you try the drive on another machine? This will narrow it down to either the drive or something corrupted on your system.
 

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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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As you know I recently installed from Windows Me to WindowsXP Pro, and didn't think about uninstalling some of my programs before doing so. I need help with Iomega Hot Burn now. I get the following message when trying to open Iomega Hot Burn--"Iomega Hot Burn did not detect a CD-R/RW in your system". Also when trying to unistall Iomega Hot Burn the install shield wizard comes up with this message "an error occured while launching setup. Catastrophic failure". What now? Thank you!
 

A:Iomega Hot Burn

Start looking here
http://www.iomega.com/na/products/p...&ASSORTMENT<>ast_id=63191&bmUID=1077602571808
 

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I looked and searched, but didn't find the answer to my problem. Maybe I didn't look hard enough, or use the right keywords. In anycase, I have a problem with one of my ZIP disks.

Somehow it's locked, i mean locked and frozen ready for the grave. I dunno how it happened. The other disks work fine, but this one I can't do anything with at all. The drive won't read it, won't even recognize that it is in the slot so I can look at the properties. Is there anyway I can open this disk, or save what files are in there?

Please help. I'm computer inclined, but not a whole lot and I am completely lost.
 

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I have an Iomega 750 zip drive. I have a disk that has become so corrupted that my system will no longer recognize it. This disk is physically all right. I have already lost on the data on it and I don't won't to loose the $15.00 disk too. How do you force a format on this disk so that I can at least save the disk?

Thanks,
Tom Carter
[email protected]
 

A:Iomega 750 zip disk

you should be able to format the disk by opening "My Computer" and "Right-Clicking" on the Zip Drive with the disk in it and choose FORMAT from the menu.
 

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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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Hey Everyone,

I have a Iomega 16x10x40 CD-RW and can't seem to get it to work. I plugged it in the USB port and it finds it and asked for a driver. So I went to the web site and this is what they said:
Drivers are not required to be downloaded. All necessary drivers are included in the OS, except for Windows 95/98. This means that your CD-RW drive will be detected as a CD-ROM drive, but you will NOT be able to burn CD's unless CD burning software is installed.

Any Ideas?

Preciate It,
Cybertaz
 

A:Driver for a Iomega CD-RW?

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My OS is Win98SE, software is Nero. The Computer recognises the hardware, but the hardware will not accept that there is a RW or R disc ready to be used. Could it be a laser problem? It will read a commercial disc if I persevere. Any ideas please, it is driving me mad. Yes I have spent hours with the Iomega helpline and still no luck.
 

A:Iomega CD-RW (40x12x48

Sounds like a aspi layer corruption. Try relaoding a aspi layer or use Forceaspi. http://aspi.radified.com/
 

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Hello,
I'm a newbie here in need of some assistance. I'm not an amature nor an expert but I have an Iomega 500GB external HD. It has esata and USB connections for it. My PC (Win XP)only takes standard sata, so I'm using the USB connections. I plug it in and it doesn't get recognized in my computer as a second drive. I search the forum and follow similar instructions, but still have no luck.
I know that the USB inputs are good. My goal here is to copy the contents of another external Maxtor Hard Drive to this Iomega HD. The Maxtor plugs in with USB and it shows up in My Comp. I would like to ask what else I can do?
Thanks very much.
 

A:Need help with an Iomega 500GB HD

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using 8x4x32 Iomega zipcd cdrw, reads other CDs ok but will not read the Norton Ghost CD. Message is 'cd drive not ready...' .
I've tried several times. Is the CD too advanced for the drive?
 

A:Iomega cdrw

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ok, kinda new at all this...need big help..transfering pic's on to zip disc, disc will not accept any more pics...disc shows 25% used and 75% free...i was told i need to make directories in order to utilize all disc space.....how do i do this?..any help or tutorial sites any one know of?...thanks
 

A:iomega zip100

I have a external zip 100, I just drag and drop, and it works fine, exactly how are you moving files, and have you tried another zip disc ?..post back...Rhett
 

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Hi everyone.. i had been using a iomega 320 gb HDD for a few years.. But suddenly it had stopped working.. Whenever i connect it with my Win 7 PC, Windows displays a message that the disk needs to be formatted.. i really did not want to lose data it, but after many attempts to recover my drive i at last made up my mind to format it.. But even after I clicked format after some time it displays a message that the disk cannot be formatted.. So I can neither get my data nor my drive..

So please suggest any software or help regarding this issue..
Thanks in advance,
Sriram.R
 

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Hi,
I have a 1 TB Iomega, usb plus AC plug connection. I was moving my laptop and pulled it off the desk onto the floor. About 2 1/2 foot drop. My win7 pc still shows the drive by letter but when I try to access the drive the pc returns a message the the drive needs to be formatted. The drive contains my movie collection. I don't know how many, but a lot.
I read some of the posts after a search and downloaded Recuva. But it stopped responding once I selected the drive with the browse feature. I then downloaded testdisk but had trouble understanding how to use it. Any advice would be appreciated.
Thank you.
 

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I have an Iomega 160 GB USB HDD that used to work with my desktop but now it only works with my laptop. I backed up my desktop and unplugged it and now it wont recognize it when i plug it in, even with the Y-adapter cable. I dont know if it's a power issue or something else.It works on other computers but not the desktop. please help! I really need it to work because I have to back up some VERY important data that I have to keep for a while.
 

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I have an iomega 500gb external hard drive that just recently decided to stop working with my Macbook. It has worked flawlessly for almost a year but last week it decided to stop. It will still turn on whenever plugged in, light on the back will flash and it is not recognized. I can find it in disk utility but it doesn't let me do anything with it. I have tried all the ports with different connections, usb, firewire (both firewire ports) to no avail. Looking for help as there is a lot of important data on here. Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Iomega not so Mega

Will it work with any other Computer/Operating System, but not with your Macbook?
 

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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
 

A:iomega zip drive 100

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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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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
 

A:Iomega zip drive

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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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Hi all,

I want to uninstall this internal Iomega IDE ZIP 100 drive I've got, but I cant because when I try to boot up, Windows says it can't find the selected boot drive. I beleive it is because the drive is partitioned as a Master Boot Record. Can anyone help me fix this, and completely remove the drive?

Many thanks...Blui
 

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I have a Iomega Predator external USB cd-rw and I'm running Windows XP Pro(with all the latest patches). When I plug in the CD-RW, Windows detects it and assigns a drive letter. It properly identifies it as a cd-rw. When I place a blank cd-rw in the drive, it changes to just CD drive. When I click on it, I get an invalid function error. What could cause this? I've tried different brands of CD-RW's

Thanks.
 

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Iomega zip 100 getting "i/o device error". Any suggestions??
 

A:Iomega zip 100 not able to read

I have one. Buy a flash drive and trash the zip. Its 11years+ old anyway.
 

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My Iomega Home Storage NAS is suddenly not accessable. It is formatted in Linux (I believe). Can I in any way connect it via USB as an external HDD and save my files? My computer has Win7 64b. If I try to connect the drive via USB, I cannot see it in "My computer" but it is present in Diskmanager.

Thank you in advance for any help. ELLPER

A:Iomega NAS not accessable.

if its Formatted as Ext2 or something like the windows doesnt support u need a Live CD (As u can get from Ubuntu's website) then connect it via usb and recover files

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I just bought a brand new hp pavillion and it won't recognise my iomega ext usb hard drive. All the driver sites just want my money and some are telling me I need to update 11 drivers on my 2013 pc. Please help

A:Can't install my iomega ext hdd.

Welcome to EightForums,

Take look on the HP web site for up to date drivers for your hp pavillion.

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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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Hi All,

I desperately need ask for your help to solve my problems with an Iomega external HDD. As it is right now I cannot use my brave new storage because it simple does not work the way it is supposed to.
I hope we can remedy this problem..

I've recently purchased an 1TB Iomega Select Desktop Hard Drive (PC/Mac) that connects with an USB 2.0 port to my laptop. I have formatted the drive to NTFS.


I have the following issues with the drive:

A, When I'm using the drive under Windows XP SP3, I encounter with the following problems:
I. If I'm downloading several files with torrent (filesize <= 50MB) and the download destination is the Iomega storage, and the download speed is around 2-3 Megabytes / sec, after a some minutes (not more than 30 minutes), Windows XP pops up the following Delayed Write error message:

"Delayed Write Failed : Windows was unable to save all the data for the file [name_of_the_file_you_want_to_save].
The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware or network connection. Please try to save this file elsewhere."

Furthermore, I cannot access the drive anymore after the error message. The drive seems to be recognized but the folders seem to be empty. If I restart the PC, Windows does not recognize the drive connected.
The drive is recognized again if I disconnect and reconnect the power supply of the Iomega drive.

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A:1 GB Iomega USB 2.0 HDD errors

Typically I would guess that the drive isn't getting enough power, but since it is a 1TB drive (and there currently aren't any laptop drives that size) that it is a regular full size external with its own power supply.

So given that, I would download SeaTools for Windows and run the short and long DST on it and see if it passes. You've tried the Windows settings I would have also suggested.
 

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Hello XP fans!
My friend found an old iomega backup file with the extension .1-Step
I am looking for anyone who might have an older machine (Win XP or even earlier) as well as a ZIP or JAZ drive from iomega with functioning software. I know this is a longshot, but I'm just hoping there's someone out there on one of these forums that can help in any way.
I appreciate any tips you can offer.
Thanks all!
 

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I am looking for an external HD. i have found 2 that are at very reasonable prices i just don't know which one is better, or for that matter if either of them are any good at all

the iomega HD is here
http://www.iomega.com/direct/produc...&ASSORTMENT<>ast_id=63191&bmUID=1197410031927

and the LaCie
http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pr...665000FS10089693&catid=23795&logon=&langid=EN

so if you could give me your opinions on the 2 drives or any other drives in a similar price range that would be great

thanks
 

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Hi all,
I hope you are able to help me.
I have recently bought a new win8 computer.
My problem is that my Iomega NAS disk does not appear on my PC.
I hope you can give me some clues, or (preferable) a solution.
I guess you need some information, but as I am a tech imbecil, I will need you to please tell me what info you need in order for you to help me.

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,

Mikkel Lautrup
Denmark

A:Cannot detect my iomega NAS

What make and model is the Iomega NAS? You might be able to download the software for it here.

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Ok I transferred pics from my iomega to my laptop, and looked through them. When I went back to them it says "the drive or network connection is unavailable, make sure the network is available and try again" When I plugged back into my laptop ....nothing, zilch, nil!! Went to pc world who tested and said power was working- even though it doesn't show a light. I need to recover the pics, pc world will do for a fee of between 90-350. Can I transfer the hard drive to my laptop?? Before anyone asks, stupidly I do not have another back up. O/s windows 10
 

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I am trying to connect an external iomega "Home Network Hard Drive" 500gb. I am connecting this drive via usb. The drive is recognised by me PC which has Windows XP Professional SP3 (Local Disk G:\). When i try and see the content on this drive via Explorer I get the following message "G:\ is not accessible
The parameter is incorrect."

I have tried disconnecting and rebooting both PC and HD few times and same above error.

Any idea how I can read the content from this drive? appreciate your help..

Thanks
 

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After using the Iomega 250 for a couple of years, I changed memory, and video card and extra hard drive. Reloading XP this drive (IMG VP1) does not recognize my 250 drive but will read the 100 disks . Help!

A:Iomega 250 Driver

Check www.iomega.com for any types of "Firmware" or "Driver" updates. If there are two, get both.

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Greetings,I am a complete beginner with computers,I have three of them,all ancient devices running win98se.My laptop has only an external Iomega zip drive with about thirty zip discs that I can write to,I want to install an internal zip 100 to my desk top which I use only for imaging.I have an internal Iomega zip 100,and a spare slot on my desk top,I have identified the power supply leads,but how do I 'wire in' the zip to the motherboard?The motherboard is a QDI legend advance 10B/F,and has a floppy input slot and IDE1 and IDE2 slots?I want to use the zip purely for transfering image files to and from the laptop.
 

A:Iomega zip100 installation

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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
 

A:Iomega hard drive

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I need to try and locate a USB cable. Please let me know if anyone know where I can find one.

I kown that they do not make the player anymore but I am hopeing to find the cable.

Thanks

CT
 

A:Cable for Iomega hipzip

I can't find any reference to a specila usb cable for the player, are you sure it isn't a standard usb cable you can pick up at any electoronic's dealer???
 

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I have an Iomega 52*24*52 CD writer with which I have had no trouble before. I use it quite a lot. Last night I clicked ABORT in the middle of a burn. This seems to have upset communication between the Iomega software and the burner. The message, "Please insert disc into Drive E" (the correct drive) keeps coming up, no matter what I do, and I cannot get any further. Can anyone help? Allan.
 

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Hi,
I have had an Iomega DHSD 160 network disk for years & have just returned from 2 weeks holiday to find that a spike has gone through the office & taken out the disk.

I opened the disk to find a hitachi Deskstar 164 gig disk inside and connected it to a Windows 7 box.

The disk reads but obviously is in some other format because it is partitioned as 2 drives and I only see the system information partition.

Can anyone help me get to the 100gig data partion so I can read it and save the data to an external usb hard drive?

Regards
 

A:Iomega Disk Problem

You may have a scrambled or lost partition table. You might be able to recover it with something like Active Partition Recovery or a similar tool.

If the partition was accessible before, it is not in some strange format. It is either FAT32 or NTFS.
 

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Does anyone know how i determine if my laptop pc usb port will support the zip drive from
IOMEGA which is USB 250 mb... and no electrical outlet is needed.

IS there a run command that will tell me information about the USB on my pc. I currently use it to print to a new HP all in one and also use it for a portable mouse??

Thanks to all who answer
cfogarty
 

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