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:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.

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.

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 xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.21 xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

  • 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 name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

4mmdat.sys

6.2.9200.16384

17,408

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Dlttape.sys

6.2.9200.16384

12,800

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Exabyte2.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,752

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Hpt4qic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

9,216

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Ltotape.sys

6.2.9200.21630

10,240

11-Sep-2015

13:15

x64

Mammoth.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,752

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Miniqic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,240

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Qic157.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,240

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Sonyait.sys

6.2.9200.16384

11,776

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Tandqic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,752

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

x86 Windows 8

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

4mmdat.sys

6.2.9200.16384

13,824

26-Jul-2012

02:38

x86

Dlttape.sys

6.2.9200.16384

10,240

26-Jul-2012

02:38

x86

Exabyte2.sys

6.2.9200.16384

9,216

26-Jul-2012

02:38

x86

Hpt4qic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

7,680

26-Jul-2012

02:38

x86

Ltotape.sys

6.2.9200.21630

8,704

11-Sep-2015

13:16

x86

Mammoth.sys

6.2.9200.16384

9,216

26-Jul-2012

02:39

x86

Miniqic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

8,704

26-Jul-2012

02:39

x86

Qic157.sys

6.2.9200.16384

8,192

26-Jul-2012

02:39

x86

Sonyait.sys

6.2.9200.16384

9,216

26-Jul-2012

02:39

x86

Tandqic.sys

6.2.9200.16384

8,704

26-Jul-2012

02:39

x86


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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.18xxx

    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • 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 name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

4mmdat.sys

6.3.9600.18052

16,896

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Dlttape.sys

6.3.9600.18052

12,288

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Exabyte2.sys

6.3.9600.18052

11,264

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Hpt4qic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

9,728

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Ltotape.sys

6.3.9600.18053

10,240

11-Sep-2015

14:08

x64

Mammoth.sys

6.3.9600.18052

11,264

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Miniqic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

10,752

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Qic157.sys

6.3.9600.18052

10,240

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Sonyait.sys

6.3.9600.18052

11,264

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

Tandqic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

11,264

10-Sep-2015

17:34

x64

x86 Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

4mmdat.sys

6.3.9600.18052

13,824

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Dlttape.sys

6.3.9600.18052

10,240

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Exabyte2.sys

6.3.9600.18052

9,216

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Hpt4qic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

7,680

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Ltotape.sys

6.3.9600.18053

8,704

11-Sep-2015

13:50

x86

Mammoth.sys

6.3.9600.18052

9,216

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Miniqic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

8,704

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Qic157.sys

6.3.9600.18052

8,192

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Sonyait.sys

6.3.9600.18052

9,216

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86

Tandqic.sys

6.3.9600.18052

8,704

10-Sep-2015

16:51

x86


x64 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21630_none_40001741203b16be.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

7,812

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:45

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,015

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:45

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,789

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:45

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21630_none_e3e17bbd67dda588.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

7,808

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:50

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_d75873dc515df336.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

7,809

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

15:44

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,816

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:32

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,592

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:32

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_tape.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_7b39d85899008200.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

7,805

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

14:58

Platform

Not applicable


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