how format tape drive with NT back up in windows 2003?

Posted on 2004-11-23
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
how can I format tape drive with NT back up in windows 2003?
my tape backup is sony ait2 sdx500c.
Question by:z1357_kh
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    Accepted Solution

    You do that via "administrative tools, computer management". Select Storage, Removable Storage and then click yourself to the tape you want to format/erase. Right click on it, select task and say "free".

    Expert Comment

    Rindi's answer is correct as long as you can see it in Windows without an extra driver (my Seagate tapedrive is inaccessible without a Veritas driver for some silly reason.

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