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Zip drive does not eject the disk and will not power up.

How can I remove the disk without power connected to the drive. I have removed the cover but have not been able to locate a manual eject mechanism

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To the left of the Eject Button/Activity Light is a Disk Eject Hole. It will be a very small hole big enough for you to straighten out a paperclip and push in to hit the eject the disk

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How to remove manually a zip disk from driver? Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP Drive


Hello, 1st what type of system is it ?, 2nd What type of cables do you have for this Drive ?, 3rd what happened to the power adapter ?
4th are you using Windows, What version, or Mac, What version ?

I'm Sorry, but I need more info than you gave me..

Jul 10, 2014 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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How to remove a zip dik manually


Insert a paperclip into the hole in the manual eject button on the front of the drive... (fyi older drives have the hole in the back) Insert the paperclip and it will manually eject the drive

Jul 10, 2014 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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Disk will not eject


Unplug the drive. insert a paperclip in the hole in the back of the drive. This will manually eject the disk. You can also open the cover but that's a lot more work than you need to go through when a simple paperclip will move the manual eject lever.

Jan 19, 2014 | Iomega Z100P2 External ZIP Drive

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How do you get a disk to pop out of a iomega zip 100


Hello.

If your iomega drive is connected to your computer, open My Computer and right-click on the Zip disk drive icon and choose the option to eject.

If unsuccessful, or the drive is not connected to your computer, remove the disk manually. Look for a small hole or lever. If a small hole, use a straightened paper clip and push into the hole to remove the disk. If a lever, lift and pull backwards.

Hope this helps.

Jan 07, 2012 | Iomega ZIP 100 MB USB (32133) External ZIP...

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Iomega ZIP drive Model Z10052 purchased in 1998. Disk is stuck inside. Have turned off electricity & used the paper clip as shown in Troubleshooting. Doesn't work, think maybe disk was put in wrong....


Some Iomega Zip drives suffer from what end users have dubbed "The Click of Death". The symptoms of the drive meltdown under this conditions is that the disk will not eject and makes a distinct clicking noise when it attempts to spin up. I do not now if the Z10052 is specifically a model of the Zip drive that is effected by this problem.

I do know that others, though I have never had the occasion to use it myself, have had success with stick disks in ZIP drives by powering down the unit then re-powering it back up while holding the drive eject button in during the process [holding the button down the whole time]. They report this has caused the disk to eject.


Feb 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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System wont load or eject any discs...


Remove the disc drive from the console. Remove the cover very carefull. Take the top part off (remove the 5 screws) and open the disc drive like a book.
Carefull remove the guide mechanism (the front part -1 screw).
The clicking noise is caused by the fact that the left side mechanism that raises and loweres the deck when the disk is inserted or ejected is stuck. Carefull push back the piece of plastic with teeth located on the left side of the deck (as you are looking at the disk drive the oposite side with the lens driving motor) until it clears complete the plastic round gear that drives that part.
mount back the guide mechanism, and the top part.
Attached the ribbon cables to the unit , power the console and keep the eject button pushed for about 10-15 seconds.
That will reset all the gears and stuff.
Worked for me when I experienced that issue.

Sep 05, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Can not eject zip disk


I have the imoga 100 external zip drive and there's a pin hole on the front panel. that if you straighten a paper clip and stick in the whole, it should manually eject the disk.

Jul 12, 2008 | Iomega (32453) External ZIP Drive

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Cant figure out how to use zip drive when i have added a pass to my zip dr 250


1. Insert a blank disk into the zip drive
2. Give this disk a password (it can be any password, as long as you
remember it)
3. Using the Ioega toolset, set the zip drive's sleep time to a large
value (such as 1 minute)
4. Wait a while until the drive "spins down". You will hear the drive
stop spinning.
5. Take a pin or a straighten paper clip and stick it into a hole in
the back of the Zip drive. This will manually eject the blank disk.
6. Insert the disk you want to access (the one you don't know the
password to)
7. now use the IoMega toolset to remove the password. When prompted
for the password use the password from step (2).
This is just a word of warning in case you store any important information like I used to on zip disks. Perhaps move to a more secure medium.

May 09, 2008 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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250 zip drive


Throw it away. It is rubbish.

Apr 24, 2007 | Iomega ZIP 250 External ZIP Drive

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