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I have a iomega eGo 500GB which I used on a dell laptop running Windows XP. I backed up all my files on the drive and now have a new laptop running Vista (old laptop has gone) put whan I pluged in the drive to transfer all my files the Laptop asked for administrator permision and when I put this in it says i do not have permission to access the drive. Help has I have over 5 years of files on the drive

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Enable "File and Print Sharing" on the "old" computer.

Connect the IOMEGA to the "old" computer.
Enable file-sharing on the "root" folder of the IOMEGA.

Connect the "old" computer to one of the LAN ports on a router (wired or wireless).

Connect the "new" computer to another LAN port on the same router.

Make sure that both computers are in the same "workgroup".

From the "new" computer, browse to "show computers in my workgroup".
You should see an icon for the "old" computer.
Double-click that icon to "open" that icon, and you should see all the files on the IOMEGA.

Copy those files to the 'C:' drive on the new computer.

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    I have a similar drive I need to open, but it seems to have some sort of hex screws;
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    Does anyone know what screwdriver type I need to open this version?

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