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I’m marking this as answer though because trying a different flash drive did the trick. In your case, I would first try the on-board USB 1. I need to save some files off of my teacher’s old computer, but the computer won’t recognize any of my jump drives when I put them in there. I installed both in the Compaq computer. All Rights Reserved Ketron s.
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How To Install USB Mass Storage Device on Windows 98
This software is the treasure! I have a Compaq desktop computer running Windows 98 SE. I have the same question Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I have an adapter to use a floppy drive to read and write SmartMedia cards, which I bought in the days before Rriver when its competitor was ,bps serial. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Your problem is actually driver-related, not USB standard-related. Windows 98 was much more needful of loading drivers off floppy disks or CD-ROMs than more modern versions of Windows are.
If the Win 98 box has no network adapter, you’ll have to use a “direct cable connection” with a serial or parallel cable.
I need to retain an older PC in order to be able to program some of the older 2-way mobile and portable radio equipment which is still soldiering on. Log in Create an account.
If all else fails, and assuming that there is a network adapter in the Win 98 box, set up a network connection between drriver two computers using a crossover cable a crossover cable has the connectors on the different ends wired differently. However, in the device manager it showed up as?
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The immediate problem was getting the drier drive to work. Sure wish I could do this job for the old lady. Marte Villena 6 months ago. And do you have access to another computer with a floppy drive that can connect to the Internet? I recently tried using the internal modem on the computer – a 56k Compaq modem – for the first time.
The “Add New Hardware” wizard did not open by default. Open My Computer and your flash drive or device should be visible. One brand of these is Gotek.
How to use USB flash drives with Windows 98 SE? – Retrocomputing Stack Exchange
I am able to read a recently purchased 32 GB drive. So you use one such adapter in your old computer and in the new one you just need a card reader, or another adapter if PATA is still an option. You can even mount it in a drive bay, perhaps in place of the original floppy drive. InterLinked InterLinked 3 3 silver badges 10 10 drivef badges. Jack Kasbrack 1, 6 6 silver badges 34 34 bronze badges.
The usual stuff that I installed was:. I just pop the chip and plug it into a card reader and it works! Our old CD burning program was not working so I decided to use the usb in desperation. The modem shows up in certain system dialogs but none of the dialers – HyperTerminal, Phone Dialer, etc. The creation of any program based on the content of this software is also prohibited.
Even if this didn’t actually make the difference in your case, I know from experience that it sometimes really is the issue. Of course, you will still need drivers.