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To work around this issue:
Restart Windows 2000 in Recovery Console mode.For additional information about Recovery Console, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
229716 Description of the Windows 2000 Recovery Console
In Recovery Console, type the following line to disable the IMGATAPI service:
Type the following line to enable the ATAPI service:
enable ATAPI SERVICE_BOOT_START
Restart your computer.
NOTE: If you disable the IMGATAPI service but do not enable the ATAPI service, you receive a "Stop 0x0000007B INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE" error message.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products. When you install the IomegaWare 2.0 Preview software, the ATAPI service is disabled and the Iomega IMGATAPI service takes its place.
To configure Windows 2000 to support parallel Zip drives, follow these steps:
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager.
Click the printer port under Ports (COM and LPT).
Right-click your printer port, and then click Properties.
On the Port Settings tab, click to select the Enable legacy plug and play detection check box.