UBQ000150:  Installing the Media Library Driver (Autoloader) in Windows 2008 / 2008 R2

UBQ ID Number: UBQ000150
Last Modified: 2010-01-14


Installing the UltraBac Software Medium Changer Driver (Autoloader) in Windows 2008 / 2008 R2.


  1. Right-click "My Computer" then click "Manage."



Fig. 1 - Opening the Server Manager Console.


  1. Expand "Diagnostics" then click "Device Manager."

  2. Expand "Medium Changer devices" in the right pane.

  3. Right-click "Unknown Medium Changer" and select "Update Driver Software..."



Fig. 2 - "Update Driver Software..." for the Unknown Medium Changer.


  1. In the "Update Driver Software - Unknown Medium Changer" dialog, select "Browse my computer for driver software."



Fig. 3 - "Update Driver Software" Driver Search Method Dialog.


  1. Select "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer."



Fig. 4 - "Update Driver Software" Driver Search Location Dialog


  1. Click "Have Disk."



Fig. 5 - "Update Driver Software" Device Driver Selection


  1. In the "Install From Disk" dialog, browse to the "\Drivers\Win2k\" ("\Drivers\Win2k\x64" for x64 systems) sub-folder of the UltraBac folder, select "mchgr.inf" then click "Open"/"OK."

  2. Select "UltraBac Software Medium Changer Device" then click "Next."



Fig. 6 - "Hardware Update Wizard" Device Driver Selection.


  1. An "Update Driver Warning" will appear, click "Yes" to continue.



Fig. 7 - "Update Driver Warning" Driver Installation Warning


  1. Click "Close" to close the "Update Driver Software" dialog.

  2. Confirm that the "UltraBac Software Medium Changer Device" has been installed successfully.



Fig. 8 - "Device Manager" showing the "UltraBac Medium Changer Device" driver.


  1. Close the "Server Manager" window.

More Information:

See UltraBac User Manual:  Media Library Controls

See UBQ000242:  Removing Media Pools