Windows Removable Media service and LTO Auto-Loader

I have connected a Dell LTO-2 Auto-Loader in Windows 2003 and installed the correct drivers et al. It works fine with Backup Exec that is also installed on the server, but I can't mount or write to any tapes using WIndows Backup. I think this may be due to BackupExec being installed as well and the type of header file being written. Whenever I attempt a mount in RSM, it fails with an Event 127, Unexpected on-medium identifier. I tried deleting the BE settings in the registry as per article http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=867702 and restarted the RSM service but the error is still produced.

The comapany I work for has never used Auto-loaders before, and my boss is so smug that its not working first time after my recommendation!! ;)
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JoJoGaborAsked:
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CiaranDolanCommented:
It is Backup Exec that's interfering with Windows Backup. From my experience they are mutually exclusive. Why do you want to use Windows Backup when you have Backup Exec? Once I made the move to Backup Exec, I never went back to Windows Backup.

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JoJoGaborAuthor Commented:
Great - that's waht I need to know - I am testing the auto-loader to prove to my boss it works, before I put it into production. The test server also has backupExec installed for testing restores. We seem to have a problem with our Dell servers where if you plug SCSI devices in, it reboots the servers and takes SCSI disks offline - which is nice!!

Thanks for confirming my suspicions.
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