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dougt Apr 20, 2001 04:43 PM
OS 9.1 and Zip disks
How do you reformat a PC zip disk with 9.1? When I try to launch the iomega tools in the Apple extras folder...I get a message that says no zip disk can be found?!?!?! I have a disk in the drive and it appears on the desktop, but no way to reformat. Am I overlooking something obvious????

Thanks!
 
Poiriolio Apr 20, 2001 07:29 PM
OS 9.1 and imega tools have some incompatibility. You cant format a ZIP to DOS(for sure...i know that dumb) but there may be more incompatibilities.

Check www.macfixit.com, they have info on this
 
Bugs Bunny Apr 20, 2001 09:20 PM
You can't use Iomega Tools unless you have the Iomega driver loaded. Check your extensions folder. Under 9.1 you can still access the drive, with the included Iomega software located in the Apple Extras folder, and it will mount on the desktop. But Iomega tools needs the extension to work.

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dougt Apr 22, 2001 01:08 PM
Thanks for the info, I downloaded the latest drivers from iomega and now it works fine!!
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