HavE a zip drive but will not open-it says it needs to be formatted Tags: Zip Disk Format Windows XP Last response: July 20, 2011 9:40 PM in Windows XP Share whoha78 July 20, 2011 8:11:13 PM I have a zip drive and cant open the files. It opened yesterday, but, not today. It saying I need to format the drive, but, will lose the inofrmation. Without losing my information on the zip drive, how can I format the drive More about : zip drive open formatted AntiZig July 20, 2011 9:40:01 PM try doing a scan disk, if that doesn't help you'll need to use data recovery software Free data recovery software: -Recuva m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hp usb flash drive v155w 4gb gets detected but fails 2 open....it says insert a Forum SolvedHow can I fix my External Hard Drive that says it needs to be formatted? Forum SolvedUsb drive that says needs to be formatted Forum Drive says it needs to be formatted, doesn't show up on Computer Forum Usb drive that says needs to be formatted Forum Recover files from flash drive that says it needs to be formatted Forum usb drive that says needs to be formatted Forum Samsung external hard drive says needs formatted Forum Solvedhow to combine fragmented files that are recovered from a external drive that says it needs to be formated Forum Wen I put my pen drive into the computer an it says it needs formatting but that will wipe it. Forum SolvedMy computer says that my flash drive needs formatting? Forum SolvedHow do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum my thumb drive says it needs to be formated Forum How do i open the external hard drive when it says it needs formatting. Forum Flash drive is saying it needs to be formatted Forum slave drive now says it needs formatting. can't get to my files Forum Solvedhow to open a hard disk in a system that says it needs to be formatted? Forum 1TB Western Digital Hard drive says needs format but already has been and has over 900GB of data on Forum How do i recover files from an external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum SolvedIt says I need to format disk in drive _ before I can use it. How do I get my data back? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !