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I have a 250MB zip drive attached to an I-Mac. It worked fine

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I have a 250MB zip drive attached to an I-Mac. It worked fine under system 10.5. I just upgraded to 10.6 and the computer won't even mount the zip disks on the desktop. What can I do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 7 years ago.
Hello What's the model number and name of your zipdrive?

Thank you XXXXX
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Edited by Jhon Cappuccio on 12/1/2009 at 9:18 PM EST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Model Number: Z250USBPCMBP
Name: Zip 250

Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 7 years ago.
Is it the USB or Firewire model ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
It's the USB model.
Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 7 years ago.
Unfortunately, at this time no driver for OS X 10.6 is available.

From the Iomega website:
"Iomega is currently working to complete testing with the new Macintosh® OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard™ operating system"

You can see the list of products that are currently qualified for use with Mac OS X 10.6, and the Zip 250 is not on that list. in/iomega_na_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=22025&p_created=1251400751&p_sid=F__IWnOj&p_accessibility=&p_redirect=&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPSZwX3NvcnRfYnk9JnBfZ3JpZHNvcnQ9JnBfcm93X2NudD0yNywyNyZwX3Byb2RzPTEsMTQmcF9jYXRzPTczJnBfcHY9Mi4xNCZwX2N2PTEuNzMmcF9wYWdlPTE*&p_li=&p_topview=1

So, please check the site regularly to see if they update the drivers to the OS X 10.6 version.

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