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Manual HP LTO Tape Removal

October 4, 2007

Who hasn’t run across this? A stuck LTO tape in a HP Ultrium drive that just won’t come out. Well, maybe a lot of you, but I know I have and would love to have had this document when I was in that bind. This was passed on to me by one of my fellow engineers.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c00796950&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

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One comment

  1. We used a screwdriver for ours – Dell couldn’t get the tape out the drive and gave us a new drive. We wouldn’t let them take the drive with the tape in it. They gave us permission to take the tape out in any manner we liked – they didn’t care about the state of the drive afterwards – a technicians dream…unfortunately the customer wanted to try it themselves 😦



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