Question about Iomega 160GB Ego HD USB 2.0/FW Red 160 GB Hard Drive
I was using indesign and photoshop and had shut my macbookpro and was in sleep mode. when I returned and opened my computer indesign was frozen trying to link the updated photoshop files. I force quit indesign and ended up shutting my computer down. When I started the computer and tried to find My Iomega drive it could not recognize it. And no matter what computer I plug it into it keeps making an electronic galloping noise and then eventually stops. I don't care about the drive or its well being I need to get the files off. Please help if you have any expertise.
Your drive is a coaster. Iomega products seem to be made out of tissue paper and mucilage. You are lucky that it worked for any amount of time at all and wasn't dead right out of the box. Have you tried their online-only tech support? (You can call them for $25 if you want to.)
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Plug your USB imoga ego usb drive into your computer.
Click on the "My Computer" icon at the top of your computer screen.
Double click on the iomega USB icon.
Right click in a blank space in the middle of the window to pull up a small menu.
Select the "New Folder" option from the menu to create a new folder on your Iomega USB 2.0 drive.
Drag all of the files that you want to protect into the new folder you created.
Right click on the folder that you created and select the "Properties" option from the menu.
Go to the "Sharing" tab and click on it.
Scroll down to the "Make This Folder Private" box and check it. Click the "OK" button and wait for the window to close.
Use your Windows log-in password to open the file.
hope this helps
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