Category: Storage and hard drive
Manufacturer: Dell
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 134k
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: N/A / 22 May 2001

Windows device driver information for FC IOB

The FC IOB device is categorized as a tape drive. Most tape drives are durable and are commonly used for archiving bulks of data. Tape drives are devices that can store data, as well as read and write data. The most common use of a tape drive is for off-line data storage. The FC IOB driver comes in a software package that is 134 KB in size. The software package was made available for consumers on May 22, 2001. The package supports the following operating systems: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 98. Storage and hard disk devices require drivers in order to communicate with a computer. A storage or hard disk device driver is a program that enables any storage device to connect to a computer system.

Outdated Drivers?

Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.

To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates

The FC IOB storage device belongs to the category storage and hard disk. Specifically, the device is a tape drive. Tape drivers are data storage devices. This is the best option to choose if the purpose for data storage is for long archival stability. Tape drive devices provide sequential access storage. This feature is very different from a disk drive because disk drives provide random access storage. This means that a file written on a disk drive can occupy any part of the drive. However, tape drive devices have very organized sequential data storage. Because of this, tape drives have a very slow seek time. On the other hand, when it comes to streaming, the rendition is very fast because the data is saved in an organized sequence. The magnetic tape in tape drives are usually housed in plastic casing. This casing is referred to as a cassette. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and FC IOB errors before installing any driver updates.