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Is there any way to erase a tape from the command line?
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if it unix
try mt erase.
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but first u have to rewind the tape.
mt rewind;
mt erase;
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on windows.
To erase a tape

Open Backup
On the Restore tab, click the tape you want to erase.
On the Tools menu, click Media Tools, and then click Erase
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Its a windows based machine and id like to do it from the command line.
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u can download mt port for windows and run mt command from windows.
http://www.geocities.com/lc_castro/winnt.htm
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