Solved

zip

Posted on 1998-09-11
3
497 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
im having problems with my mac (604 clone) & zip + when i save on it ..files come up as corrupted my hard drive checks as ok and the files i have on it run fine...confused
0
Comment
Question by:6610
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:rickyr
ID: 1581393
HI....
What do you mean "corrupted"?
Have you installed the zip tools from iomega? from........
http://www.iomega.com/software
and try "erase with surface verify" takes about 8 minutes, If your zips are dodgy then
this will tell you so.
You could also try these zip discs on another machine.
What happens when you run Norton Disk Doctor on the zip discs?
Is this an external zip drive or a built in one? If it is external is it terminated properly?
regards
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:TheHub
ID: 1581394
Your question cannot be translated into anything coherent by my brain. Please rephrase and answer rickyr's questions.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
paulvaneykelen earned 50 total points
ID: 1581395
Make sure you reformat the Zip disks before you use them the first time. Originally they are formatted for a PC. Use the tools as mentioned above and perform a format.

If you run Norton Disk Doctor to check the files, it will always come up with tree errors. You can ignore these as long as you rebuild the zip disks desktop folder once and a while (press and hold the option + command (apple) keys while you insert the disk. It will ask you if you want to rebuild the desktop. Select OK
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SUMMARY Enterprise backup in a heterogeneous network is a subject full of complications and restrictions. Issues such as filename & path structure, attributes and extended metadata always tend to complicate the subject to the extent where either …
Worried about if Apple can protect your documents, photos, and everything else that gets stored in iCloud? Read on to find out what Apple really uses to make things secure.
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question