Archived from the original PDF on A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage space by Dong Ngo. Zip drives fell out of favor for mass portable storage during the early s. Media Form Factor metric. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I’ve read that EPP mode may not work correctly if the parallel port is using address 3BC, so it would probably be best to have the port set to use either or I noticed that there are no iomega pport accelerators in recent drivers.

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Windows 2000 doesn’t detect Iomega parallel port ZIP drive

The growth of hard disk drives to multi-gigabyte capacity made backing up with Zip disks less economical. At least on MB disks.

And there iomegz a few more modes you could try: Why is this review inappropriate? Merrillville, Indiana, United States. If drivers exist to connect old hardware up to new computers, that may be more convenient than using an old system as a server. No other boxes should be checked. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, USB flash drives ultimately proved to be the most popular rewritable storage medium among the general public due to the near-ubiquity of USB ports on personal computers and soon after because of the far greater storage sizes offered.


Mon Feb 17, I haven’t followed the evolution of networking protocols well enough to know which protocols would be supported by both old new equipment, but I think there were PC implementations of NFS which should allow the old system to behave as a file server the new system could access.

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Sat Feb 15, 7: Fortunately when I have deadline stuff to print I always bring it on 2 media. Media Form Factor metric. IDE support on modern motherboards is actually much harder to find than parallel support these days. An item that has been used previously. If the Iomega software installation can’t find your drive izp if you don’t want to install the softwareyou can install the IPPI iokega. Also download lates iomegaware.

Iomega Parallel-Port Configuration Issues

Disconnect, Sync data transfer, and Removable should be checked there. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1.

It probably isn’t the best approach in the OP’s situation, but it’s often helpful to know that a workable fallback plan will exist even if there’s no way to get drivers working on newer hardware.


If you change your version of Ppa3. No additional import charges at delivery! It looks like they are I don’t think so. In the Zip drive, the heads fly in a manner similar to a hard disk drive. Add to watch list. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

Sat Feb 15, 5: However, some people have reported having printer-related problems after installing v2.

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Major bonus if it’s not your computer to mess about with. Notify me of new posts by email. They have also found a small niche in the music production community, as SCSI-compatible Zip drives can be iomeba with vintage samplers and keyboards of the s.

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