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Old 02-08-2008, 04:51 AM   #1
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My pc with Windows 98 cannot read my thumdrive.


My pc with Windows 98 cannot read my thumbdrive.Does anyone have an answer?
 
Old 02-08-2008, 04:58 AM   #2
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You need to download the driver from the manufacturer's website for your USB drive. W98 does not have a built in USB driver like W2K or XP.

BTW it is possible that the manufacture does not provide windoes 98 support anymore for its devices.

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Old 02-08-2008, 05:16 AM   #3
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Smile Thanks from an pc idiot.

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You need to download the driver from the manufacturer's website for your USB drive. W98 does not have a built in USB driver like W2K or XP.

BTW it is possible that the manufacture does not provide windoes 98 support anymore for its devices.
Thank you so much for the info.
 
Old 02-08-2008, 02:20 PM   #4
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Old 02-08-2008, 07:55 PM   #5
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Dude(tte), it is time to retire Windows-98...

I mean, "great system, I liked it too," but Windows-98 and Windows-Me were based on MS-DOS, and that's really just too dangerous to run anymore. You need a security-enabled architecture.
 
Old 02-08-2008, 10:35 PM   #6
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My pc with Windows 98 cannot read my thumbdrive.Does anyone have an answer?
Go to the manufacturers website to download the driver, but be aware that some drivers won't work. I still use Win 98 and while some drivers work, some won't.

Solution
dual boot and use the linux or BSD OS to transfer the files.



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