Update to support LTO-7 tape drives in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012

This article describes a hotfix that provides an updated Tape.inf file in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012. Before you install this hotfix, check out the Prerequisites section.
About this hotfix
This hotfix updates the Ltotape.sys driver to add native support for IBM Linear Tape-Open 7 (LTO-7) tape drives.
Hotfix information
Important If you install a language pack after you install this hotfix, you must reinstall this hotfix. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this hotfix. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that's described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there's a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section doesn't appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to get the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that don't qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you don't see your language, it's because a hotfix isn't available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix in Windows Server 2012 R2, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed.

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix doesn't replace a previously released hotfix.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

Third-party information disclaimer

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
File Information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Important Windows 8 hotfixes and Windows Server 2012 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8/Windows Server 2012" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

Notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    Version Product Milestone Service branch
    6.2.920 0.16 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.21 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes aren't listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
x64 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
4mmdat.sys6.2.9200.1638417,40826-Jul-201202:30x64
Dlttape.sys6.2.9200.1638412,80026-Jul-201202:30x64
Exabyte2.sys6.2.9200.1638410,75226-Jul-201202:30x64
Hpt4qic.sys6.2.9200.163849,21626-Jul-201202:30x64
Ltotape.sys6.2.9200.2163010,24011-Sep-201513:15x64
Mammoth.sys6.2.9200.1638410,75226-Jul-201202:30x64
Miniqic.sys6.2.9200.1638410,24026-Jul-201202:30x64
Qic157.sys6.2.9200.1638410,24026-Jul-201202:30x64
Sonyait.sys6.2.9200.1638411,77626-Jul-201202:30x64
Tandqic.sys6.2.9200.1638410,75226-Jul-201202:30x64
x86 Windows 8
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
4mmdat.sys6.2.9200.1638413,82426-Jul-201202:38x86
Dlttape.sys6.2.9200.1638410,24026-Jul-201202:38x86
Exabyte2.sys6.2.9200.163849,21626-Jul-201202:38x86
Hpt4qic.sys6.2.9200.163847,68026-Jul-201202:38x86
Ltotape.sys6.2.9200.216308,70411-Sep-201513:16x86
Mammoth.sys6.2.9200.163849,21626-Jul-201202:39x86
Miniqic.sys6.2.9200.163848,70426-Jul-201202:39x86
Qic157.sys6.2.9200.163848,19226-Jul-201202:39x86
Sonyait.sys6.2.9200.163849,21626-Jul-201202:39x86
Tandqic.sys6.2.9200.163848,70426-Jul-201202:39x86

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Important Windows 8.1 hotfixes and Windows Server 2012 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

Notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.3.960 0.18xxxWindows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes aren't listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
4mmdat.sys6.3.9600.1805216,89610-Sep-201517:34x64
Dlttape.sys6.3.9600.1805212,28810-Sep-201517:34x64
Exabyte2.sys6.3.9600.1805211,26410-Sep-201517:34x64
Hpt4qic.sys6.3.9600.180529,72810-Sep-201517:34x64
Ltotape.sys6.3.9600.1805310,24011-Sep-201514:08x64
Mammoth.sys6.3.9600.1805211,26410-Sep-201517:34x64
Miniqic.sys6.3.9600.1805210,75210-Sep-201517:34x64
Qic157.sys6.3.9600.1805210,24010-Sep-201517:34x64
Sonyait.sys6.3.9600.1805211,26410-Sep-201517:34x64
Tandqic.sys6.3.9600.1805211,26410-Sep-201517:34x64
x86 Windows 8.1
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
4mmdat.sys6.3.9600.1805213,82410-Sep-201516:51x86
Dlttape.sys6.3.9600.1805210,24010-Sep-201516:51x86
Exabyte2.sys6.3.9600.180529,21610-Sep-201516:51x86
Hpt4qic.sys6.3.9600.180527,68010-Sep-201516:51x86
Ltotape.sys6.3.9600.180538,70411-Sep-201513:50x86
Mammoth.sys6.3.9600.180529,21610-Sep-201516:51x86
Miniqic.sys6.3.9600.180528,70410-Sep-201516:51x86
Qic157.sys6.3.9600.180528,19210-Sep-201516:51x86
Sonyait.sys6.3.9600.180529,21610-Sep-201516:51x86
Tandqic.sys6.3.9600.180528,70410-Sep-201516:51x86

Additional file information

x64 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
File propertyValue
File nameAmd64_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21630_none_40001741203b16be.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size7,812
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)20:45
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size2,015
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)20:45
PlatformNot applicable
x86 Windows 8
File propertyValue
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,789
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)20:45
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21630_none_e3e17bbd67dda588.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size7,808
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)20:50
PlatformNot applicable
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File propertyValue
File nameAmd64_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_d75873dc515df336.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size7,809
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)15:44
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,816
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)21:32
PlatformNot applicable
x86 Windows 8.1
File propertyValue
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,592
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)21:32
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_7b39d85899008200.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size7,805
Date (UTC)11-Sep-2015
Time (UTC)14:58
PlatformNot applicable
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Article ID: 3095711 - Last Review: 11/04/2015 08:01:00 - Revision: 2.0

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