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Tape Class Driver

The Tape Class Driver component implements the functions required by all tape minidrivers, which includes saving the minidriver entry points, creating device objects for the changer device, or handling Plug and Play requests.

When a device control request is received, the tape class driver calls the appropriate minidriver routine to process the request.

The tape class driver handles read/write requests and Windows Management Interface (WMI) requests.

The tape class driver is a dynamic-link library (.dll) that is loaded when the first tape minidriver is installed. A tape minidriver is installed through Plug and Play when a tape drive is detected.


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