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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHp usb flash drive v155w 4gb gets detected but fails 2 open....it says insert a ForumUsb drive that says needs to be formatted ForumZip drive will not work said needs format ForumLosing info on zip drive ForumSamsung external hard drive says needs formatted ForumHow to ask for help ForumExternal hd says it needs to be formatted ForumHard drive says it needs formatting ForumExternal hd says it needs to be formatted ForumFlash drive is saying it needs to be formatted Forumzip drive stopped working, not found, code 10 ForumMy computer says that my flash drive needs formatting? ForumI can t open my local disk partition (E) it says not yet formatted ForumStorage HDD can't be accessed- says needs to be formatted ForumHow do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting ForumHow do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting ForumThe disk in drive D is not formatted ... ForumZip Drives Error ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumMy aspire one netbook blanked out one day while shutting down now it just says ( More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !