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

hello,
how can I format tape drive with NT back up in windows 2003?
my tape backup is sony ait2 sdx500c.
thanks.
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rindiCommented:
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".
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Slaid99Commented:
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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