Need to upgrade to Win98SE from Win98

  spot the braincell 10:47 19 Jan 2006

hi, any clues on how to do this. I have been given a usb flash drive for Christmas so I may swap files from my new dell laptop to my old tiny desktop. The latter runs win98 but the flashdrive apparently needs win 98 SE as a minimum.
Any clues appreciated

  beynac 10:48 19 Jan 2006

Have you tried using the flash drive with W98?

  dms05 10:54 19 Jan 2006

Microsoft stopped supporting W98 years ago and it's no longer available through 'official' channels. However you can BUY official versions of W98SE off ebay, but they are expensive click here

  Belatucadrus 11:25 19 Jan 2006

I think you need the W98 drivers for the Flash drive and I'd be very surprised if changing to 98SE made a difference.

What make drive is it ?

  spot the braincell 11:36 19 Jan 2006

the packaging for the drive says it needs to be 98SE or above. It's a Mikomi

  Gongoozler 11:48 19 Jan 2006

I don't think Microsoft really got USB sorted until Win 98se, so there may be problems with the earlier version. Windows 98se is selling on Ebay for between £10 and £20. There are loads of legitimate copies around as people scrap their old computers and buy new ones with XP.

  Belatucadrus 12:02 19 Jan 2006

Did it come with W98se drivers on a CD ? If so I'd have expected them to work with W98.

I've had a look on the web and can't find a suitable download page, is perhaps the most useless site I've ever come across, appears to be for Japanese anime and they aren't listed at or

  Gongoozler 12:12 19 Jan 2006

This is a very good site for anything USB click here

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