Filesafe Software Versions Required with MS-DOS (79541)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0a
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

This article was previously published under Q79541


Mountain Resource Solutions has confirmed that older versions of their Filesafe tape backup software may cause system lockups when performing a total backup or when performing an unattended backup with MS-DOS 5.0 or later.

Customers with older versions of Filesafe software should contact Mountain Network Solutions at (408) 438-7897 to obtain an upgrade.


Mountain Network Solutions recommends that the following versions (or later) of the Filesafe software be used for proper operation.
Tape Drive Series                  Filesafe Version
-----------------                  ----------------
Filesafe 4000 Series                Ver. 5.2.3 - TD
Filesafe 8000 Series                Ver. 5.2.3 - TD
Filesafe 7000 Series                Ver. 5.3 - MT
Filesafe 1200 DAT Series            Ver. 5.2.2a - SCSI
Filesafe 2100 8mm Series            Ver. 5.5.2a - SCSI
Earlier versions of Filesafe may cause system hangs while performing a total backup or when performing an unattended backup. The current versions can be downloaded free of charge from Moutians bulletin board service (BBS).

The products included here are manufactured by vendors independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 5/12/2003
Keywords: KB79541