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Zip drive 100, USB won't read my files anymore

After getting a new computer with Vista, I read and backed up my files just fine for about a month. Now, one by one the new Zip drive it refuses to read my files and when clicking on the drive, it asks to format the drive, which is most inconvenient as it erases everything. It also makes the disk unreadable for my older Zip 100 with cable.

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  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2008

    Before purchasing a new HP Pavilion a6430f with a Windows Vista OS, I backed up all my important files from financial records to photos on my Zip 750 disks. I had no warning that Vista would be totally incompatible with the device. Now all the records I saved are lost and my 750MB drive has been rendered totally useless. Is there ANYTHING I can do to remedy this situation? Vista SUCKS!

  • moodyblues6 Sep 02, 2008

    I had no warning about Windows Vista's total incompatibility with Iomega hardware. That's why I saved all my important data on my 750MB zip disks before I bought this new computer. This new computer has rendered my Iomega Zip 750 completely useless and all the data I'd saved prior to purchasing this new computer with the Vista OS is lost. Is there ANY WAY I can restore/transfer/re-save this data so I can access it with this Vista OS???

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I had the same problem when using OS10. Zips only open on my Mac G4 which also has the Classic 9 operating system and zip files open on my older computer with operating systems.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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Fix code 3141 3151 b200 0700 c000 0013 help me fix please .


Did you download the 12625 update from Microsoft and try it from USB? More info please, was the box modded in any way? The update you need is not the latest by far. Download update 2.0.12625.0 here
1 Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
2 Download the update file.
3 Click Save to save the console update .zip file on your computer.
4 Unzip the file. If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 or 8, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
5 Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory of your flash drive.
6 Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer.
7 Plug the flash drive into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
8 Restart the console.
When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.
Hope this helps

http://download.digiex.net/Consoles/Xbox360/Dashboards/2.0.12625.0.zip

Jan 29, 2015 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Why won't Xbox update?


To resolve this problem, try the following solutions.
Solution 1: Check your Xbox Live connection
If you're having problems connecting or staying connected to Xbox Live, see I get an error message when I test my Xbox Live connection.
If you still experience the problem, try the next solution.
Solution 2: Clear the system cache
Removing the temporary files on your console might solve the problem. Follow the instructions at How to clear your Xbox 360 system cache. Then, try downloading the update again.
If you still experience the problem, try the next solution.
Solution 3: Copy the update to a USB flash drive, CD or DVD
Copy the console update from your computer to a USB flash drive, CD or DVD, and then install the update on your console. Here's how:
Copy to a USB flash drive
Note The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
  1. Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Download the update file.
  3. Click Save to save the console update .zip file to your computer.
  4. Unzip the file:
  • If you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
  • If you are using an earlier version of Windows, you need to use a special software program to unzip the file (for example, WinZip).
  1. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory of your USB flash drive.
  2. Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer.
  3. Plug the USB flash drive into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
  4. Restart the console.
  5. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.
Burn to CD or DVD
You can also download the update to your computer, burn the update to a CD or DVD, and then install the update on your console. Here's how:
  1. On your computer, download the update file.
  2. Click Save to save the console update .zip file to your computer.
  3. Unzip the file:
  • If you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
  • If you are using an earlier version of Windows, you need to use a special software program to unzip the file (for example, WinZip).
  1. Insert a blank, writeable CD or DVD into your computer.
  2. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory on your CD or DVD, and choose to write (burn) the files to the disc.
  3. Once the files have been burned to disc, remove that disc from your computer and insert it into the disc drive on your Xbox 360 console.
  4. Restart the console.
  5. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.

Dec 15, 2013 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Restore files


You can have the data removed by a file recovery business, it is costly. They remove the stoarge media and read it directly using special equipment. Unless the hard drive works (you can read it with your computer) that is your only choice

Dec 12, 2011 | LaCie Computers & Internet

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I just started a new update on xbox but i get the message that it cant read the update from my storage device and that i have to reinsert it.. help me!


UPDATE VIA USB DRIVE Note The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
  1. Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Download the update file.
  3. Click Save to save the console update .zip file on your computer.
  4. Unzip the file. If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
  5. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory of your flash drive.
  6. Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer.
  7. Plug the flash drive into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
  8. Restart the console.
  9. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.

I would try this if it is having a issue connecting to the update.

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Jun 01, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Code popped up 3151-0000-3080-0506-8007-2EE2 what does this mean...trying to down load game


This is a rare X-Box related error that pops up when there was a system issue with an update. The easiest way to resolve this matter is with a flash USB drive; I'm hoping you have one.

Note The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
  1. Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Download the update file from http://www.xbox.com/system-update-cd
  3. Click Save to save the console update .zip file on your computer.
  4. Unzip the file. If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
  5. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory of your flash drive.
  6. Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer.
  7. Plug the flash drive into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
  8. Restart the console.
  9. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.
Best of luck...

Mar 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to update your xbox360


The easiest way to update your console software is to connect to Xbox LIVE. To update your console by using Xbox LIVE, all you need is an Internet connection.
  1. Connect your Xbox 360 console to the Internet. To learn how, please see Connecting to Xbox LIVE.
  2. On the console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Wired Network or the name of your wireless network, if you are prompted to do so.
  5. Select Test Xbox LIVE Connection.
If you cannot connect your Xbox 360 console to the Internet, you can copy the console update from your computer to a USB flash drive and then install it on the console.
Note: The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
  1. Plug your USB flash drive into a USB port on your computer.
  2. Download the update file.
  3. Click Save to save the console update .zip file on your computer.
  4. Unzip the file. If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
  5. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory of your flash drive.
  6. Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer.
  7. Plug the flash drive into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
  8. Restart the console.
  9. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.

You can update your Xbox 360 console software by downloading the update to your computer from Xbox.com, burning the update to a CD or DVD, and then installing the update on your console. Here's how:
  1. On your computer, download the update file.
  2. Click Save to save the console update .zip file on your computer.
  3. Unzip the file. If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
    • If you are using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click the .zip file to unzip it.
    • If you are using an earlier version of Microsoft Windows, you need to use a special software program to unzip the file (for example, WinZip).
  4. Insert a blank, writeable CD or DVD into your computer.
  5. Copy the contents of the .zip file to the root directory on your CD or DVD, and choose to write (burn) the files to the disc.
  6. Once the files have been burned to disc, remove that disc from your computer and insert it into the disc drive on your Xbox 360 console.
  7. Restart the console.
  8. When the console restarts, the installation program starts automatically. Select Yes when you are prompted to update the new console software.

Feb 04, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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HOW TO FORMAT A ZIP DRIVE FOR MACINTOSH SYSTEM 7.6.1. I need to copy data from my old mac's hard drive in order to copy it to a new machine.


Format on your old Macintosh using standard Mac HFS, then your new Mac will read the files without problems. Reformat the discs if they came pre-formatted for DOS as the filenames won't copy properly and will be very slow to read/write If your new Mac is FireWire/USB only, then you'll need to track down a USB Zip drive (the 100Mg or 250meg versions will read your discs ok.)

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Just got new computer w/vista. Cant download maxtor software


Hi,

Try this link. It has a software for Vista for your Maxtor drive. Download the ZIP version and install it. Hope this works for you .

http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=ot3-emc-vista&vgnextoid=b6623428ab622110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD

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I had a computer with a slot for reading iomega ZIP 100 disc. My new computer does not have this. Is there a device to read my zip dizc and send the contents to a USB port?


IOMEGA make a USB ZIP drive that reads and writes 100 and 250 Mb disks. Don't know if this is available any more, you might be able to pick one up 2nd hand.
If you still have your old computer, try networking your old and new computer together so you can transfer data from the ZIP drive on your old computer to your new one.

Mar 21, 2009 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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Iomega zip port


First of all, make certain you are only using 100 MB disks in a 100 MB reader.

If the problem is more complex than that, I have several questions:

Can you read different disks?

what type of connection is the zip drive using with the computer? USB?

does the zip drive need an external power supply?

will the zip drive successfullly read disks when connected to a different computer?

does the zip drive appear under my computer at all? even as an empty drive?

what operating system are you using?

Mar 29, 2008 | Iomega Zip 100MB (31714) External ZIP...

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