Win98SE & USB 2.0 Query

  AMD 4 ever 11:25 09 Feb 2003

Hi all, can anyone confirm that win98SE will run USB 2.0 PCI device, or wll it have to be XP?

  Andsome 11:26 09 Feb 2003

No problems whatsoever.

  -pops- 11:28 09 Feb 2003

Absolutely everything you could want to know about USB click here


  1st RHA 11:29 09 Feb 2003

but only supported up to USB 1.1 speed on 98 unless there is a patch I don't know of

  AMD 4 ever 12:20 09 Feb 2003

This is what I thought that it might run at 1.1.
But can't be sureas all the last lot of pc's for the last year or so have been XP.

  Pauper 12:23 09 Feb 2003

Doesn't look like it, Microsoft will not be supporting usb2 on win9x and nt4 click here

  Patr100 12:28 09 Feb 2003

The install software provided with the PCI card should provide 98se support via the PCI card manufacturer not Microsoft.

  AMD 4 ever 12:33 09 Feb 2003

Patr100 - thank-you. I will let you all know when it is built how i get on with it.


  Pauper 12:44 09 Feb 2003

Patr100 is correct, if I had thought for a minute I would have remembered that I have a usb2 pci card sitting here waiting to be installed and it does state in the instructions that it will work under win98se, me, 2000 and xp - it's by Asus. Apologies for being misleading.

  Djohn 12:47 09 Feb 2003

AMD 4 ever, Win98se will support USB2 at the correct speed via a PCI card, But not from the connectors on the M/Board.

I have USB2 printer and scanner working at the correct setting through a Belkin 4 port PCI card.

This was done after contacting flecc and seeking his advice. Regards. J.

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