I have a mac G5 & an external iomega 750 driv

October 13, 2010 at 18:23:03
Specs: Macintosh OS 10.5 , 500GB
I have a mac G5 and an external iomega 750 USB drive and am trying to copy jpgs back to my G5 that I stored on my Zip 100 disks 10 years ago. The disks wrrr away but I've only been able to copy a few of the jpgs off the zip disks, then it wrrs somemore and often just quits. What can I do to get the jpgs off the zip disks. I want to ultimately burn the jpgs onto CDs. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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October 16, 2010 at 18:51:46
There were a TON of problems with Zip disks and Zip drives back in the day. Honestly you are damn lucky if you can pull anything off of a 10 year old zip disk. I'm extremely surprised to didn't get the click of death the moment you inserted it, lol.

PowerMac 9600(1 ghz G4)
512mb RAM
50gb SCSI
ATi 9200 PCI

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October 17, 2010 at 05:32:47
Thanks....I bought a used zip drive on Ebay (250) and it is working and the 250 allows me to write as well as read. Yay! Am slowly burning everything from my zip discs to DVDs.

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