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tape drive is haviing problems writing to media

tape drive is haviing problems writing to media

tape drive is haviing problems writing to media

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This problem is not occuring at every backup ?
Do I need to replace the tape drive ?

20000713 040645 TAPE   W6905 The tape drive is having problems writing data.
                               No data has been lost, but there has been a reduction in the capacity of the tape.
20000713 040645 TAPE   E6913 Your data on tape[Daily Backup Wednesday] serial number[] is at risk

RE: tape drive is haviing problems writing to media

franky -

I would suggest grabbing a cleaning tape first.  It runs automatically - you pop it in, it pops out.

After that, I would grab some new tapes.  It's possible the ones your using has expired.

Good Luck ~ and let us know the outcome.

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