Tape Backup Units Supported by the Windows 98 Backup Program

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SUMMARY

This article lists the tape backup units supported by the Microsoft Backup program included with Windows 98.

MORE INFORMATION

The Backup program included with Windows 98 supports the following tape backup units:
  • 8mm
  • 3010 and 3010 Wide
  • 3020 and 3020 Wide
  • DAT (DDS1 and 2)
  • DC 6000
  • DLT
  • QIC 80 and 80 Wide
  • TR1,2,3 and 4 (Travan)
  • Removable media (floppy disks, Iomega Jaz or SyQuest cartridges)
You can use the Backup program included with Windows 98 to restore a backup that you made using the Backup utility included with Windows 95, but you cannot restore a backup that you made using the MS-DOS Backup utility included with MS-DOS 6.x or earlier.

NOTE: The Backup program included with Windows 98 may work with other tape backup units that are not listed in this article.

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

REFERENCES

For additional information about the Microsoft Backup program included with Windows 98, please see Chapter 27, "General Troubleshooting" in the Microsoft Windows 98 Resource Kit.

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Article ID: 242864 - Last Review: January 25, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
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