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tape interface under Windows NT using C++ functions

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How can I read a tape from a C++ program ? I would like to use the "tape0" device driver providing by Windows NT. I succeed to open the device thanks to the CreateFile function but I don't succed to read the tape with the Readfile function. Can I read the tape as a great file, with any Windows NT format?
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You need to use the tape functions:

  BackupRead
  BackupWrite
  BackupSeek
  CreateTapePartition
  EraseTape
  GetTapeParameters
  GetTapePosition
  GetTapeStatus
  PrepareTape
  SetTapeParameters
  SetTapePosition
  WriteTapemark

For more information, look in your online help for these functions.


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