Retrocomputing Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Hi thanks for the wonderful help. It didn’t boot the first time but I cycled the power and it booted up fine, more or less. I tried several times with different versions of drivers, but this one did the job properly. Do I just need drivers, or is some other change required?

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NOTE that the 2. Gateway desk top G Serial No. This software is the treasure! It just simply works!!! So the problem may well be the flash drive, not the USB ports or the drivers. Lexarr are reporting the following post: Bob Radil 2 years ago.

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Even if this didn’t actually make the difference in your case, I know from experience that it sometimes really is the issue. Thank you very much for this info.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. It installed and rebooted. Will Mattison 4 years ago.

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You should note, that these drivers are generic, and they may not work with some devices. Also your keyboard looks busted. You’ll need to figure out the drive letter for your flashdrive. 988se 5 years ago. Then insert your USB storage device and it should get picked up by Windows.


How to use USB flash drives with Windows 98 SE? – Retrocomputing Stack Exchange

I did not remove them. Driver for flash memory for W98SE.

One solution is to use a USB-to-Floppy interface adapter. These allow many USB devices that have no drivers for 98 and 98SE to work in those operating systems. 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. Window98 needs a driver for this flash drive.

I’m not so sure though, given my problems so far. Windows 98SE is actually not too bad at handling mass storage drivers for a Windoows storage device IF you have a driver disc that accompanied it or a download is available.

Windows 98 988se much more needful of loading drivers off floppy disks or CD-ROMs than more modern versions of Windows are. Sumit Simlai 2 years ago. I found this site by searching the web for “windows 98 usb mass storage driver” – other sites are available with similar drivers.


I did this today and it worked.

I do not have any links for the drivers however but I still have a copy so in case you need them comment me and I will post them somewhere. A direct download to my 98 os computer was needed to allow flash memory to d-load my files and the transfer to the new computer was smooth.

I was in a bind regarding file transfer from 98 to xp until I was able to download and install recommended driver.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I still have windosw working in here. I loaded the following drivers onto a floppy disk, and brought it home: InterLinked 1 The usual stuff that I installed was: