Avery, rip out the drive and we can loan you one of our SATA/IDE to USB adapter kits (or you could buy one for yourself, it's an invaluable tool for support types):
On Feb 9, 2012, at 10:28 AM, Avery Bacon wrote:
> Hello All,
> One of my clients has been processing research data on a computer running Windows for Workgroups 3.11 and has, until recently, been able to FTP to zoo to access and save the data in a more convenient location. Both the FTP client and the filetransfer website are getting connection refused errors (in addition to other browser errors). I've attempted to change the network settings to allow the computer to share files on the network, but am consistently getting an "MS-DOS error 25: Unknown error."
> I have verified that the network card is working (IP address and ping response). The 3.5" floppy drive on the machine is not functioning, and transferring the data using floppy disks would be excessively slow in any case due to the size and number of the files (~170MB of data per subject). There are connectors for 25-pin and 37-pin serial devices as well as a 50-pin SCSI.
> Ultimately, we need to a) retrieve processed data from the machine and b) finish processing a small number of data sets which are not hosted on this machine. Any suggestions for either goal would be extremely helpful. I can be reached off-list at [log in to unmask]
> Avery Bacon
> IT Support Coordinator
> College of Nursing and Health Sciences
> University of Vermont
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