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Driver for Summit Tape Drive

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Does anyone have or know a place where i can find dos or win95 drivers for my Summit Express Tape Backup drive? the model is the SE120 and SE250 minicartridge tape drive.
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What tape software are you using?  I've got Seagate Backup for Windows 95 and it lists the SE250 as a supported device and says that it includes drivers for it.  
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I am not using any backup software at the moment, but i have used central point backup, with the drive before i lost the drivers + configuration utility.

however, the reason i want drivers is so i can configure the EPROM to set IRQ, DMA I/O address etc....

therefore i am looking for specific drivers for the Summit SE250.
does anyone know where they are.
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Since Win95 doesn't support this tape drive unit with it's standard backup utility, you're out of luck anyway.  Central Point Backup also includes a driver for this tape drive.  If you install CP, you get the driver loaded as well.
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ccentral point does not allow you to change and reconfigure IRQ, DMA, I/o address.

the utility and drivers that come with the drive does.

does anyone know where to find these?
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Otta earned 200 total points
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See:

http://www.tssi4u.com/software.txt
http://www.tssi4u.com/@doclist.txt
and
http://www.tssi4u.com/smsovrvu.txt

for the files described by:

SMSOVRVU.TXT      Summit Express Tape Drive Overview
SOFTWARE.TXT      Current Software List for Mountain/Summit tape drives
W95-250B.TXT      Using the TD-250 or SE-250 in Windows 95
W95-350B.TXT      Using the TD-350 or SE-350 in Windows 95

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by:Otta
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Also, see:

http://www.tssi4u.com/mountain.htm

since "Mountain" and "Summit" seem
to be interchangeable.
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by:jhance
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Gee, what a great suggestion Otta.  Your reference says:

"YOU WILL NEED to purchase and install either Seagate Backup for
Windows 95 or NovaBack for Windows 95."

Hmmm, it seems like I already suggested that....
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Yes.... thankyou otta,

you have given me a place where i can find files.

exactly what i was looking for. hence the reason for stating 'place' in the question.

thankyou to jhance also for the effort.
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