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Can someone throw some light on a very serious problem I have.
I have been writing my history and with seventy-thousand words already written
(before editing) I backed them up on three Zip Discs. When I changed my computor I
actually lost all the data on my hard drive but continued to work with my Zip
Woops.....Bad mistake!...somehow or other my Zip Drive started to click and I now
cannot open my discs at all. I have had my Zip Drive fixed but Apple Centre Darwin
tells me that the discs have been damaged and cannot be repaired.
Has anyone any ideas on how I might get the data from them?
I did and I purchased it, had immediate problem so I wrote tech support and told
them the 50 different things I did as instructed and still doesn't work. This is
"Thank you for the email, I apologize for the inconvenience. Due to the amber
light blinking constantly I believe the drive to be a faulty drive. What I will
do is forward your email onto our Customer Service who will contact you shortly
for exchange options."
> Becky, Washington - Go to the 100 Meg ZIP drive, you can save tons of
> pictures on the 100 Meg disks. Since your 7600 should have SCSI, you should
> be able to find a SCSI ZIP for under $100. Disks are about $10 if you buy a
> pack of 10. Wait till you go a G3 Mac (iMac) with USB (not SCSI) before you
> plunk $ down for a writeable CD box.
> Pat & Alan Riggins 402-729-2120
> (W & R, Inc.)
> 1306 F Street
> Fairbury, NE 68352
Have been busy, and gone. Spent a week at Oshkosh, WI for the Experimental
Aircraft Assoc. Annual Convention and fly-in. Haven't been able to go for
Noticed a pile of mail from rootsweb Mac freak digest.
Am not a Macguru, but have some knowledge.
Jim- Downloading the new QuickTime and it came in MacBinaryII, and your
software pile can't crack it? Do a search on net for Mac Software, best
bet will be a site at U of Texas (I think) they should have a II download.
Or go back to where you downloaded the QuickTime and download in BinHex
Becky, Washington - Go to the 100 Meg ZIP drive, you can save tons of
pictures on the 100 Meg disks. Since your 7600 should have SCSI, you should
be able to find a SCSI ZIP for under $100. Disks are about $10 if you buy a
pack of 10. Wait till you go a G3 Mac (iMac) with USB (not SCSI) before you
plunk $ down for a writeable CD box.
Pat & Alan Riggins 402-729-2120
(W & R, Inc.)
1306 F Street
Fairbury, NE 68352