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New 250 M iomega drive installed by dealer. Does not recognize an inserted disk (also provided by dealer). The on screen reaction seems to be that there's no disk in the drive when, obviously, there is.

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Hello,
In Device Manager, under Disk drives, do you have an Iomega Zip 250 (or something like that) is there??..Please check with this..Also try to connect the drive to some other computer and check if its working or may be its corrupt too..Also make a note to check for the jumpers in it!!..

Please post back on how things turned or for further assistance..Thank you!!..

Regards!!...

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Unplug computer from power for two minutes, if it is a laptop also remove battery, connect everything ant try again.

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