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Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

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Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#1 Post by wujstefan » Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:29 pm

Hello,

I just can't make any of my usb sticks work with R30 I own... I've got one older stick (Kingston Data Traveller 2 512Mb), but no universal drivers seem to work with it, or actually with any of my sticks. Tried a gazilion of different options.
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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:29 pm

Windows 98, or 98SE?
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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#3 Post by wujstefan » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:19 am

SE
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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#4 Post by dr_st » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:15 am

Win98 SE does not come with universal mass storage drivers. These can be backported from WinME. The process needs to be administered carefully, as it is possible to mess up the installation.
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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#5 Post by axur-delmeria » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:11 am

Have you tried http://www.technical-assistance.co.uk/kb/usbmsd98.php ?
I haven't used Win98 in a long time (maybe 10 years?) so I haven't tried more recent USB devices on it.
Daily driver: X220 4291-C91 i7-2620M

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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#6 Post by bobclark86 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:59 pm

axur-delmeria wrote:Have you tried http://www.technical-assistance.co.uk/kb/usbmsd98.php ?
That's what I use on my 380XD with 98SE. I have a 1GB stick I use just for that computer. I installed the software, restarted, plugged in the stick and selected the driver. Slow as molasses (because that computer is USB 1.0, after all) but it's easier than burning CDs or hunting down my parallel ZIP drive in a closet someplace.
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Re: Long time after: USB stick problems on W98

#7 Post by wujstefan » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:32 pm

And this is exactly what I used. However, it came out it works! 512Mb USB so old it's made of stone and wood did not work, but a brand-new 16Gig works like a charm oO.
Dailies:
X201s - travel / garage
HP Elitebook 8770w (FHD IPS, SSD, Q4000M, 16Gb) - daily
Collectibles:
T43 (LED Flexview UXGA), Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i
Under construction:
A31, R52p, T22, A22m, R40, T30, Z61m

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