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Iomega Parallel Port Drive on NT4.0

mkresge
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When installing an Iomega Parallel Port Zip drive, I am encountering the following problem: I go to SCSI adapters,
click on Drivers, then Add, click on Have Disk and point to the OEMSETUP.INF file for the driver. It then brings up a list of IOMEGA devices and I choose the Parallel Port device, then I click OK. The problem is that after this I get a Microsoft Setup box showing me the variables to use with Setup (same dialog box you would get if you went Start, Run, Setup /?). I have tried the latest Iomega drivers and older ones too. Can anyone help?
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The Parallel port Zip drive does not use SCSI.  Why do you not use the Guest setup software instead that comes with a Zip drive on 1.44 floppy to install?
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Response from Dankh was great. Response from Cymbolic was not (yes, you do add the Iomega parallel port under SCSI adapters). I did follow exact instructions from Iomega and Dankh but it did not fix my problem. I get to where I insert the disk in A: and click on the Oemsetup.Inf and click OK. That is when the SETUP /? comes up. Another interesting thing is when I Add/Remove programs for the Iomega, there are two entries. The first one tries to remove the MGA Power Desk Driver (go figure). The second one doesn't even work. Thanks, though, for the responses. If anyone has any thought on how the Iomega unistall is trying to remove the MGA drivers, would like to hear about it.

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Mk,

   I think you might have stepped on the answer to your problem.  Programs running in the background have been known to interfere with another programs' installation.  And i think that MGA powerdesk ( i also have a matrox and i hate that thing) is interfering with your installation.  Disable the powerdesk and any other misc. applications running in the background and reinstall the zip driver.
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