hardware conflict?

  KeithMH 12:03 28 Oct 2004

I recently fitted a USB 2 board into my machine, in order to get the best speed from my new scanner. Without a driver installed, the scanner works, but at USB 1 speed. When I install the driver, the scanner refuses to work at all, although a digital camera can use the connection without problem.

Also, when I try to use Windows Troubleshooter, I get a blank screen after the first page, e.g. "I need to resolve a hardware conflict on my computer.".....next.....then nothing! I've reinstalled W98, but it hasn't helped.

Anybody got any ideas?

  PsiFox 13:32 28 Oct 2004

Microsoft did not issuse Windows based drivers for USB2.0. You will need to install drivers that should be on the disk supplied by your scanner manufacturer.It does say on the box that win98 or win98SE is supported doesn't it?


  PsiFox 13:33 28 Oct 2004

Or they may have been supplied with the card.


  KeithMH 15:45 28 Oct 2004

It's when I install the driver, from the disk that came with the card, that the trouble starts.

The box is marked Windows 98SE and I'm running 98, but the supplier assures me that it shouldn't matter.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:47 28 Oct 2004

click here look down left hand side for Win 98 click and read section and see if patches and drivers work from there.

  PsiFox 15:35 29 Oct 2004

A quoteform the usb sight above

There are NO Drivers for systems running Windows 98 First Edition (aka Gold Edition). Upgrading a system of that era to a newer OS may NOT produce the desired result.

click here

I don't think you will get this to work as it stands.

The retailer should have known this.


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