On 01/09/12 16:40, Kim Geiger wrote:
>>>> On 1/9/2012 at 4:07 PM, l duynslager<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi a user from another dept. contacted me about a 100 mb ZIP disk he wants
>> to recover files from. The files contained are genetic sequences. I've got
>> a little experience with that equipment, so I tried seeing if a 250 mb USB
>> ZIP drive would recognize the disk it wont. He says windows asks if the
>> disk should be initialized as it doesn't see it as formatted. I saw the
>> same thing happening when I tried.
>> From what I understand head misalignment in those drives was a problem
>> inserting your zip disk in one drive after another.
>> I tried using get data back and all of the other data recovery techniques I
>> know with a USB 250 drive which is all I have. Get data back could not
>> recover anything.
>> Has anybody out there dealt with similar problems? Any suggestions other
>> than sending the disk to Iomega Data Recovery.
> I think you need to read it with a Zip 100 drive. I don't think I have any of those anymore, but I'll look in the graveyard.
I have one, on a running OpenBSD box next to me. If the disk is FAT32
or NTFS, I should be able to read it. Contact me in email if you want to