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Tapes come up as Write-protected when they are not...

Ayman Altounji
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Tapes come up as Write-protected when they are not...

I am using a TL891 with the expansion unit. I have 2 Compaq DLT7000 drives. 1 drive works perfectly. The other drive reads every tape as Write-protected and will not allow me to back anything up.

I can see this activity on the backup unit, so I am positive it is hardware related.

Pretty sure I have latest firmware, drivers and service packs all around.

Also using Backup Exec 8.6. Any help would be great. Working on one tape drive right now.

Thanks Nick Coelho
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Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Re: Tapes come up as Write-protected when they are not...

Hi Nick!

I am wondering if you figured out why your tape drive is stating that it is write protected. I am getting the same error using Arcserve 6.6 software, but it was working a couple of days ago. If you figured it out, please help me. Thanks

Nelson