Re: device config problem- HELP!

Re: device config problem- HELP!

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Posted by wim Dubach on April 20, 2002 at 20:12:09:

In Reply to: device config problem- HELP! posted by Matt Mann on July 19, 2001 at 13:18:19:

: I am trying to install a Pertec "My Tape 3200" tape drive into a Compaq Presario 5050 machine. P3- 333 Mhz CPU 96 Meg RAM running Win98SE... I can get the thing to see and access either the 3 1/2 floppy (a:) or the tape drive (b:) provided either one or the other is plugged into the floppy port. piggy backing both on the same port causes the activity light on the floppy to stay on constantly, and the tape drive to do nothing. It doesn't matter if i go from the mainboard to the floppy to the tape, or the mainboard to the tape to the floppy, the result is the same. activity light 'on' constantly on the floppy and no activity from the tape drive. Checking the device manager shows -

: a: drive (floppy)
: b: drive (floppy) (should be the tape)
: c: hard drive
: d: CD ROM drive
: e: CD rewritable

: both the floppy and the tape come back with "drive not available" errors, if you go to My Computer and click on the drive icons.... I checked to see if there was a way to jumper the drives master and slave, but neither drive has the jumpers on the back side......

: Any Ideas??????

: Email me at

: Thanks!!!!

: Matt

Dear Matt

Hope you can help me.??

I need a driver for the pertec my tape 3200,
Can you help me.
search all over the web bud nothing found.
Please can you e-mail me about the addres from the driver,or can you srend it to me.
Thanks so far .
Hope to see a answer from you.

Greatings. wim Dubach.

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