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DELL Tape Drive Ejecting tape

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September 7, 2012 4:54:38 PM

Hi there all,

I have DELL LTO Tape Drive PowerVault 110T that attempts with reading the tape then ejects it right after.
I have tried cleanign cartridge and followed some of the technical support threads online but still the problem is not solved. i also tried resetting the Tape Drive but still having the problem.
Any help is kindly appreciated

Thank you all!!
a c 85 G Storage
September 7, 2012 5:40:25 PM

Any error message from your backup software? Have you tried different tapes?
September 7, 2012 6:57:58 PM

no error messages displayed.
i also tried a brand new tape as well as old ones just to try but still have the problem.

It attempts to read it, it makes some shaking noise but i think its part of the reading process, then it spits it out whether the tape is fine or not..
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