So I just extracted the file, created the needed directory structure, and then made the. I see several success stories with generic drivers. Any recommendations for a flash drive product that is compatible with Windows 98 or has downloadable drivers for Windows 98? You must install the appropriate version of the drivers dependent upon your version of Windows Winzip should decompress rar archives, but if it does not go to www. This way all you need to do is plug the drive in, Windows will recognise it and you will automatically see the drive in My Computer. Flash drives and memory cards show up in My Computer or Windows Explorer simply as a drive letter with a Removable Disk label, rather than them possibly having a specific label as they do in and above, e.

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Lexar Jump Jump Drive 256 MB USB 2.0

Use Question Form such as ” Why? All of the Sandisk products seem to be compatible with only Windows 98SE.

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Windows will detect your USB Ports and install appropriate drivers for them. I am able to read a recently purchased 32 GB drive. And the file explorer shows it as the drive F: I had drives A: I have been sitting in the background looking for a solution and “bingo” However, strangely it never asked for the Windows CD.


You could use any of those to download or copy the driver to on another PC and read it on your old computer. Windows 98SE and previous Microsoft operating systems have NO built in support for recognizing flash drives; Windows ME was the first Microsoft operating system that did.

Put your flashdrive into the USB Port. Then insert your USB storage device and it should get picked up by Windows. Proffitt Forum moderator April 17, Other than that, all the contained files are identical. This means that these drivers will work with many makes and models of the following:. Windows compatible Flash Drive.

Windows 98-compatible Flash Drive

I did this today and it worked. This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. The problem is, due to some obsolete software that needs to run on Windows 98, the computer cannot be upgraded to newer versions of Windows such as 8, 7, Vista or even Windows XP.

Thank youall sooo much. Proffitt Forum moderator November 16, 8: Log in or Sign up.

Windows 98 USB Mass Storage Device Drivers

Proffitt Forum moderator August 17, 8: You can’t use the advice in this forum so you’ll likely have to take it in. How do I get new 2gb and larger flashdrives to work with Windows 98 nonupgrade version 4. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.


Yours might be different. Predictably, Kingston offers no support for their devices in Windows 98 so no driver can be installed to pick up the flash drive. Pre 11 years ago. But then when clicking and selecting update driver… Win98se found and loaded the general USB mass storage driver for it.

You’ll need to figure out the drive letter for your flashdrive.

However, in the device manager it showed up as? Sure wish I could do this job for the old lady.

If you do not have or cannot find csmapper. Yes, I can see that the Lexar download website does not display W98, but that may just be an error for them hey their. Lexar has pretty good archives, see them.