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Iomega External Hard Drive model #3173600. Following a

Iomega Hard Drive model #3173600. Following a reformat with Dell dimension 300 XP I cannot access the hard drive with many many files saved.
It shows in device manager as a disk drive type. when I attempt to access I get a message to 'insert disk'.

any ideas?

thanks much,

LindaC in OK

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  • Rick Thompson May 11, 2010

    you say you reformatted the drive but there are files on it? reformatting would wipe the files from the drive.
    please explain the steps you took during the reformat?

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Ok it's asking you to reinstall the cd that came with the ext hard drive to do this remove the hard drive frist after you power down you pc put your cd in after you power backup install the driver power down plug your hard drive back in window will do the rest for you Good Luck

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