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Where to FInd Newest Tape Drive Drivers

Created: 12 Jun 2013 • Updated: 18 Sep 2014 | 3 comments
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I am currently on 2010 R2 Build 4164 (64bit).

I am needing to update the Tape Drive drivers using the Tapeinst tool.

Where do i download the newest driver pack for tape drives?

Operating Systems:

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SuperBrain's picture

    Go to the above URL and select 'Drivers' from the filter facet on the left.


  2. Run Live Update a couple of times to make sure your Backup Exec is fully patched with latest service packs and/or hot fixes.
Sush...'s picture

Hello Vavar,

 Refer to the following technotes : Installing Symantec tape device drivers by running tapeinst.exe : Backup Exec 2010 R2 revision 4164 Hotfix 153090, Device Driver Installer DDI20110315 (March 15th, 2010) - downloads



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Larry Fine's picture

I know you didn't ask, but I suggest updating to R3 at your earliest conveneince.  Especially if you are looking for updated drivers, etc.

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