SUMMARY: Reading Sun tar files with Windows NT

From: Susan Thielen (
Date: Wed Apr 09 1997 - 14:52:10 CDT

Original question

>What software exists out there, preferably shareware, that
>will allows Sun tar files on an exabyte tape be read on
>a Windows NT box?? THe NT thing has some very silly
>software that merely states that the tape is Foreign...


Use Wintar


I used wtar222 and it worked.. Now you'd probably want to
download the win tar scsi edition.

Thanks for all the help!

Susan KJ Thielen System/Network Manager
Imaging Lab, Robarts Research Institute Phone: (519) 663-5777x4029
PO Box 5015, 100 Perth Drive Fax: (519) 663-3900
London, ON N6A 5K8 Canada E-mail:

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