salem821 10:09 24 Dec 2006

I have bought a 512mb memory stick, i can use it easily on my laptop which has windows XP on it BUT i cannot use it on my computer which uses windows 98, the computer does not realise that i have just plugged in the stick and no icons or files show that it is connetcted to the computer.

Can anyone help PLEASE!

thankyou x

  VoG II 10:10 24 Dec 2006

You will need to load the drivers for W98 to see it. Did it come with a CD?

  salem821 10:11 24 Dec 2006

no just the stick

  Gongoozler 10:13 24 Dec 2006

What make and model? We might be able to find drivers for it.

  salem821 10:14 24 Dec 2006

it doesnt say on the stick and i dont think i have the packaging anymore, sorry

  Gongoozler 10:21 24 Dec 2006

Put into the XP computer, in Windows Explorer right click on the drive, select Properties - Hardware. In the list the make and model of the flash drive should be displayed.

  Ikelos 10:23 24 Dec 2006

dont want to bring a gloomy outlook, but my grandaughter got a memory stick for her 98laptop, and we never did get it to work, that never came with any drivers, and even asking on here is was no go.......

  salem821 10:25 24 Dec 2006

all it says is Cn memory USB devise, no maufacturer name

  salem821 10:30 24 Dec 2006

i think its just windows 98, it is quite old :(

  Gongoozler 12:23 24 Dec 2006

One of these might work click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:42 24 Dec 2006

Try your USB stick under Windows XP. This will recognise it and a small box will pop up identifying the manufacturer of the stick. With that information go search for that manufacturer's web site on the Net. Most likely they will have a Windows 98 driver for it.

How to enable USB support in Windows 98?
click here;en-us;258773

Updated USB drivers (Windows 98 SE):
click here

USB version 2.0 Drivers for Windows 98 SE:
click here

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