32Mb solid State USB Drive - Driver Required

  dave h 22:22 03 Jul 2003

I have a 32Mb solid State drive which works fine with my Windows XP computer, but I have an older computer running Windows Me which doesn't recognise the Drive.

I tried 'Install new hardware' from Control centre, but this baulked and said "Driver required".

As the drive has no Makers name, does anyone know of a 'Generic Driver'??

Thanks for your efforts (past and future)

  TBH1 22:43 03 Jul 2003

I have a 32mb stick - - running w98se - - -will that do do you think ??

  dave h 22:47 03 Jul 2003

to TBH

Probably, what's the Driver?

  jakedawe 22:50 03 Jul 2003

There must surely be SOMETHING stamped on the drive, even if it is only a number?

  TBH1 23:06 03 Jul 2003

its called

  dave h 23:16 03 Jul 2003

Number is FB3-32-US.OA 3C


Thanx. Where did you download it from?

  Eastender 23:18 03 Jul 2003

Is this any help? click here

  jakedawe 23:23 03 Jul 2003

Your number matches nowt in any search engine but yoy can get the driver mentioned by TBH1 from Eastender's link ( don't click on the first download screen, click cancel!!!)

  Eastender 00:15 04 Jul 2003

I wonder if this is anywhere near

Traveling Disk USB 1.1 Driver
P/N: FB3-xx-US.xxPC 16 - 256 MB
for Windows 98/98SE (1.28MB)
(Update 2003/01/27)
Application Program (1.16MB)
(Update 2003/06/10)

which is on click here

  TBH1 01:22 04 Jul 2003

dave h - - -this came on CD with usb stick, let me know if you want it sent to you - -drop us an email. Nobbin off right now so will be tomorrow evening.

  stlucia 08:36 04 Jul 2003

In my experience, and from other postings in this forum, these USB memory sticks don't need any driver installed for Win ME, 2000, NT, and XP; but they do need a driver (one came with my stick) for Win 98. I have used mine with ME, 2000, and XP and it's recognised automatically. I also use it with 98SE after installing the supplied driver.

When your PC says "driver required", you should be able to select an existing Windows driver, rather than let Windows search for one. I've had to do that with other hardware in the past. I can't remember the steps, but other forum users should be able to help you in that.

If there really isn't an ME driver on your PC, could it be that ME was installed in "minimum" or "custom" mode, without all the drivers? In that case, what you need might be on the ME CD.

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