WangDAT 3400DX Tape Drive Stops Responding During Tape I/O Process

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SYMPTOMS
When you try to use a WangDAT 3400DX tape drive with your Windows XP-based computer, the tape drive may stop responding during the Tape I/O process. The following error message may appear in the log file:
TAPE_SPACE_SEQUENTIAL_SMKS
CAUSE
This behavior can occur because Windows XP does not support the Tape I/O process.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
MORE INFORMATION
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.
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Article ID: 307050 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 20:56:01 - Revision: 2.4

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