JSI Tip 5941. You cannot backup or restore to a USB tape drive in Windows 2000?

When you use NTBackup with a USB tape drive, you may experience:

Unrecognizable Media

Required Media Missing

Drive Error

An inconsistency was encountered on the requested media

An inconsistency was encountered on the media in <Name_of_drive>. Do not append to this media.

You may be able to prevent these errors if you turn off the Verify option.

NOTE: You may need to restart your computer.

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