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p.s.

Seagate's web site *is* difficult to navigate.  You'll have better luck calling
their FaxBack at 1-800-327-2234 and reguest document #1401.

Lew
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Bill Allen wrote:

> I have also used Backup Exec ver 5.x. Unfortunately, it uses a file called
> "qbwin.dll" which is the same name as a file used by QuickBooks. I have
> found (as well as a couple of my colleagues) that there is a conflict which
> makes scheduling backup jobs and opening Quickbooks impossible.
>
> I spoke with Seagate yesterday and they have a program out called "Backup
> Exec for Win 95, ver 2.0". This program, unlike BE ver 5.x, is compiled in
> 32 bit code and the file qbwin.dll has been renamed. At their (Seagate's)
> website, there is no mention of "Backup Exec for Win95" but there is one
> called "Backup Exec for NT" with a retail list price of $149.00.
>
> Thanks for the info,
> Bill
>
> ----------
> > From: Lew Midlam <Lew.Midlam(--nospam--at)lcm.com>
> > To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> > Subject: Re: COMP Backup Software Recommendations
> > Date: Tuesday, March 03, 1998 7:58 PM
> >
> > Bill,
> >
> > I've used Quickbooks and "Seagate Backup Exec" with my TR4 tape drive for
> over a
> > year without a single glitch.
> >
> > I previously had a Ditto TR3.  The software that came with it was written
> by
> > Seagate (actually Arcada which was bought out by Seagate), but was very
> 'lame'
> > compared to BE.  At about $50 street price, it's worth a try.  I assume
> you're
> > using Windows 95  :-)
> >
> > Lew Midlam
> > http://www.lcm.com
> > =========================
> >
> > Bill Allen wrote:
> >
> > > I am looking for a good backup software program for my Travan 3 tape
> drive.
> > > I originally had the Ditto software (which came with the tape drive).
> This
> > > software is the same as the Seagate software and, unfortunately, has
> .dlls
> > > which conflict with my Quickbooks thereby making scheduled backups a
> pain.
> > >
> > > I have tried Cheyenne software, but their tech support is crummy.
> > >
> > > I am looking for tape backup software that:
> > > 1. Will work with my Travan 3 drive
> > > 2. Not conflict with any existing .dlls on my machine
> > > 3. Prepare an emergency disk in case of total crash
> > > 4. Can schedule automated backups
> > > 5. Simple and easy to use
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Bill
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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