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January 20, 2009  3:58 AM

HP Dat 72 USB Internal Tape Drive

Posted by: Nathan Simon
cleaning tape, crc, crc errors, DAT Tape drive, HP, HP DAT 72 USB, HP Tape Tools, poor tape drive performance, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Backup Exec Speed issues

I had a tape drive at a client slowly die, I was running Symantec Backup Exec 12d. I spent an hour or so troubleshooting and ended up calling HP tech support and they decided to replace the tape drive, soon after, the replacement tape drive died.... it was in there for about one week. I tried...


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