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Hmm. W2K IBMGxp75/45/7200/ata100 Maxtor 10G/ ata33/5400 for backups. Yay! Some solutions. Source

After the computer is fully restarted, test by inserting a disk to see if this procedure resolved this issue. Latest: PixelSquish, Feb 13, 2017 at 12:39 AM Off Topic Upgrading from a HD7850 - Need Help! The only reason I put in this antique zip disk was to see what was on it (and some others) before I trash them. Stay logged in Sign up now!

Iomega Zip Drive Disk Stuck

It's when i brought this disc home and popped it into my new puter, the problem began. The disk surface itself came off of the spindle and turned into a crinkled mess. This probably won't work...but you could give it a try just in case! Some solutions.

Now all those zip disks will be trashed. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/147730 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? September 3, 2012 is my computer just old at this point or is it... Damn I'm lazy. "Classic" Athlon [email protected] Abit KA-7 Elsa Geforce GTS Sound Blaster Live value Quantum 15gig Maxtor 10gig 128 Micron 128 Mosel Vitalic Win2k Reply With Quote 02-21-2001,03:09 PM #11

To verify that the lever is being actuated correctly, have a ZIP cartridge inserted in the drive - the cartridge should eject when pressing the lever. I sincerely hope you weren't relying on Zip disks for backup, either. You cannot hurt anything as all the components are protected. http://oit2.utk.edu/macvolplace/docs/zip.html Click here to join today!

Or is this something that only I am faced with?Any help or advice appreciated! Well, maybe the disk is bad... On mine it is a pinhole in the back just above the power connector. But I just wanted to let you know that what you've experienced is rather common to happen once or twice in the life of a Zip drive.

Iomega Zip 250 Disk Stuck

Converse I also remember using same technique but pushing "down" on the disk and then the drive would "accept" the disk and read it. The disks' magnetic properties degrade quickly. Iomega Zip Drive Disk Stuck The parallel and SCSI models both used DB-25 ports but of opposite genders. Iomega Zip 100 Then restart the computer, if this issue persists, the user should replace the Iomega driver extension by either dragging this extension file from the Restore CD-ROM disc that came with the

Try opening the door with your fingertip and pushing down or lifting up on the cartridge. this contact form One got stuck in mine before. Reply With Quote 03-30-2010,06:00 AM #13 Bill2reg View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jul 17, 2008 Posts 32 It turns out that the paper clip hole is not open all Does this mean my zip drive on the other puter is defective? Iomega Zip Drive Drivers

If I have to pop off the side of my case once a year, I don't call that a pain in my arse Obviously if this happens alot, than something's defective. November 11, 2010 Bill Gates I ain't... I'm almost afraid to try another one! have a peek here Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Apple Desktops Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Community Polls Sponsored

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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Tacocaster, Jul 17, 2003.

I would appreciate anyones advice.I haven't used a 250, but the 100 had an emergency eject hole in theback of the drive. October 5, 2009 How can I get data off a bad hard drive? Why Apple did that I have no idea. Welcome to Mac-Forums!

so it can't eject it! Thanks for the info about the zip250's reading both types of disks (you took the words out of my mouth, because I was about to ask that) About the USB keychain, Sep 24, 2006 9:13 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by KonKrypton, KonKrypton Mar 4, 2007 8:04 PM in response to KonKrypton Level 1 (54 points) Apple Watch http://htmltemplatesfree.net/iomega-zip/iomega-zip-drive-is-pio-mode-0.html Answer: This symptom is normal when inserting a ZIP cartridge with an earlier version of the Iomega driver software is being used.

If the ZIP drive now mounts properly, you should change its SCSI ID so it will mount with the computers other SCSI devices. Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup - Almost full hard drive? I can't get the disk out of there! (It's not connected to the new system yet, because I'm not ready for that step yet. Never ever as a sole source of backup.

Noamount of button pressing or "mouse command" will move it. As far as the drives themselves are concerned; I received two free replacement SCSI Zip drives from iOmega as RMA for defective ones. I got the disk out (Whew!), and have resolved to keep my backup system in better running order! [img]redface.gif[/img] Unfortuntely the drive is toasted, but i just bought a new-to-me beige It worked fine about 2 weeks ago, the last time I did a backup.

Article ID: 30380 Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? Tonight I've run into a problem that I've never encountered before and wanted to get some input and advice from someone on the forum.My problem is that I use the zip The time now is 01:43 AM. However, I discovered that my wife has a USB ZIp drive!

that hole... I remember cracking the case of a 200MB Syquest shaving ever so slightly to get the levers to slide as everything was made of plastic. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?