I’ve had a lot of problems getting a windows 98 system to recognize a USB flash drive. But then when clicking and selecting update driver… Win98se found and loaded the general USB mass storage driver for it. Please explain what the issue is. I would guess the USB controllers may have something to do with it. It does though work well for the purpose it was intended for, it did for me and has for many other people. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

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You could use any of those to download or copy the driver to on another PC and read it on your old computer. Tried them on 2 different systems with Win 98 2nd edition running with usb functionallity attacje Sandisk products and even a cheapo Ipod that required extra drivers but were available from their support team.

That link is working for me.

The wife’s meg Mp3 player works as a flash drive so it’ll have to do. This was helpful 1.


Apr 28, Messages: And the video editor. Using Notepad edit config. Much appreciate your help. Thanks again; I’d xttache alot of fruitless hours fumbling around.


I am trying to download a USB driver for a Win 98 machine that is not connected to the internet. You may decide this is a more worthwhile option than ripping your hair out! I tested it on 2-GB flash drive. PS the driver you steered me to was the only one out of 8 that loaded and didn’t complain about the OS being too old. This is no problem for me considering the length of time I have spent trying to resolve this.

It tries to boot up ok but runs into a stop that displays tht it has found the USB port and needs a driver for it.

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USB devices can be complicated in Windows 98 if they are not natively supported. It may not be worth the time and effort to try and get devices to work On my computer the flashdrive is drive g. I tried several times with different versions of drivers, but this one did the job properly. Guessing what will work isn’t what I plan to do with my limited income.


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Use Question Form such as ” Why? You could use any of those to download or copy the driver to on another PC and read it on your old computer. I have Windows 98 and a new imation flash drive.

I’d suggest starting at dir e: Pomeroy September 1, at Would you use Snapchat filters on your dog? No answer to what correct drivers are or where they are. Ian 3 months ago.

The drive should not be removed at any time when the indicator is lit or blinking. BTW my newest vehicle is 12 years old and aftache oldest is You are reporting the following post: Missed this info last time. Gateway desk top G Serial No. Thanks for the information, I really appreciate it!

Maybe I’ll find a small one at a flea market.