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* RECOMMENDED * HPE StoreEver Tape Drivers for Windows

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Note:  Some software requires a valid warranty, current Hewlett Packard Enterprise support contract, or a license fee.

Type: Driver - Storage Tape
Version: 4.3.0.0(4 Dec 2017)
Operating System(s): OS Independent
Installs Windows drivers for HPE StoreEver Tape Drives, Tape Autoloaders and Tape Libraries.

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.2
    • Added support for HPE Ultrium 30750 LTO-8 tape drives
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Added support for HPE StoreEver MSL3040 tape library
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Download the HPE StoreEver Tape Drivers for Windows installer. The installer can be executed by clicking on the downloaded file or invoking from command line.

         Example: C:\>cp004354.exe.

The HPE Storage Tape Drivers for Windows can be executed in a graphical user interface mode or silent mode. If /s or /silent command line parameter is supplied, the  HPE StoreEver Tape Drivers for Windows installer executes quietly without displaying graphical user interface and honors all command line parameters. In graphical user interface mode, all command line parameters are ignored.

Command Line Parameters

/h /help /? Help
/s /silent Runs without graphical user interface (if any of the drivers are already up to date, /f /force option is required).
/f /force Install continues regardless of version previously installed.
/i /install Install all available drivers.
/i:[driver1.inf, driver2.inf...] Install only driver1.inf and driver2.inf.
Example: /i:hplto.inf will only install HP LTO Tape Driver.
/u /install Uninstall all available drivers.
/u:[driver1.inf, driver2.inf...] Uninstall only driver1.inf and driver2.inf.
Example: /u:hplto.inf will only uninstall HP LTO Tape Driver.
/InstallLTO Installs HP LTO Tape Driver only.
This parameter is deprecated; use /i:hplto.inf instead.
/UninstallLTO Uninstall LTO Tape Driver only.
This parameter is deprecated; use /u:hplto.inf instead.

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Version:4.4.0.0 (17 Dec 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.3
    • Timeouts are determined on a per-drive-generation basis, so a Long Erase should not time out
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Driver now supports Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
Server
2019 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3 *
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 * *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 * *

 


Version:4.3.0.0 (4 Dec 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.2
    • Added support for HPE Ultrium 30750 LTO-8 tape drives
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Added support for HPE StoreEver MSL3040 tape library
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 


Version:4.2.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.1
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.4
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • New ESL G3 Tape Library driver version 7.5.8.3
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive - (LTO-7 drives require version 1.0.9.1) 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1
MSL6480 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.3 3.0.0.4
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive - (LTO-7 drives require version 1.0.9.1) 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1
MSL6480 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.3 3.0.0.4
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 


Type: Driver - Storage Tape
Version: 4.3.0.0(4 Dec 2017)
Operating System(s):
OS Independent

Description

Installs Windows drivers for HPE StoreEver Tape Drives, Tape Autoloaders and Tape Libraries.

Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.2
    • Added support for HPE Ultrium 30750 LTO-8 tape drives
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Added support for HPE StoreEver MSL3040 tape library
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

Installation Instructions

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Download the HPE StoreEver Tape Drivers for Windows installer. The installer can be executed by clicking on the downloaded file or invoking from command line.

         Example: C:\>cp004354.exe.

The HPE Storage Tape Drivers for Windows can be executed in a graphical user interface mode or silent mode. If /s or /silent command line parameter is supplied, the  HPE StoreEver Tape Drivers for Windows installer executes quietly without displaying graphical user interface and honors all command line parameters. In graphical user interface mode, all command line parameters are ignored.

Command Line Parameters

/h /help /? Help
/s /silent Runs without graphical user interface (if any of the drivers are already up to date, /f /force option is required).
/f /force Install continues regardless of version previously installed.
/i /install Install all available drivers.
/i:[driver1.inf, driver2.inf...] Install only driver1.inf and driver2.inf.
Example: /i:hplto.inf will only install HP LTO Tape Driver.
/u /install Uninstall all available drivers.
/u:[driver1.inf, driver2.inf...] Uninstall only driver1.inf and driver2.inf.
Example: /u:hplto.inf will only uninstall HP LTO Tape Driver.
/InstallLTO Installs HP LTO Tape Driver only.
This parameter is deprecated; use /i:hplto.inf instead.
/UninstallLTO Uninstall LTO Tape Driver only.
This parameter is deprecated; use /u:hplto.inf instead.

Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Revision History

Version:4.4.0.0 (17 Dec 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.3
    • Timeouts are determined on a per-drive-generation basis, so a Long Erase should not time out
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Driver now supports Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
Server
2019 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3 1.0.9.3
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3 *
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 * *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 * *

 


Version:4.3.0.0 (4 Dec 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.2
    • Added support for HPE Ultrium 30750 LTO-8 tape drives
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.6
    • Added support for HPE StoreEver MSL3040 tape library
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description (HP and HPE branded products are supported) Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2 1.0.9.2
MSL6480 Tape Library
MSL3040 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6 3.0.0.6
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 


Version:4.2.0.0 (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • New LTO Tape Drive driver version 1.0.9.1
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • New MSL Library and 1/8 G2 autoloader driver version 3.0.0.4
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • New ESL G3 Tape Library driver version 7.5.8.3
    • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64
  • Use previous versions of this driver installer if older drivers are required.
  • See table below for operating system support and driver versions
    • bold - new driver versions
    • * - not supported

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Driver Description 7 x86 7 x64 8 x64 8.1 x64 10 x64
LTO Tape Drive - (LTO-7 drives require version 1.0.9.1) 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1
MSL6480 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.3 3.0.0.4
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 

 

 

  Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
Driver Description Server
2008 R2 x64
Server
2012 x64
Server
2012 R2 x64
Server
2016 x64
LTO Tape Drive - (LTO-7 drives require version 1.0.9.1) 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1 1.0.9.1
MSL6480 Tape Library
1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
MSL2024 Tape Library
MSL4048 Tape Library
MSL8096 Tape Library
3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.3 3.0.0.4
ESL G3 Tape Library 7.5.7.1 7.5.8.1 7.5.8.2 7.5.8.3
ESL E Tape Library 1.5.1.0 1.5.1.1 * *
DAT Tape Drive 1.7.1.0 1.7.1.0 1.7.2.0 *
USB Mass Storage Controller - (DAT 72 & 160 only) 6.07.2010 7.00.2012 8.00.2014 *

 


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