system locks up with usb 2.0 card.

  logix 16:27 04 Oct 2003
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i am running win98 not win98se.
i have installed a usb 2.0 card into a pci slot,on boot up the memory miscounts,and the sytem locks up.
when i take the card out the sytem boots ok.
i am wonderin if it is a compatability problem with win98.
does it have to be compatible with win98 s.e.

  AL D. 16:45 04 Oct 2003

4. Can I run a USB2 device on Windows 98?

No. Only Windows 98se (second edition), Windows 2000, Windows ME and Windows XP support USB2.

extract from this page..click here

  wiznyme 17:28 04 Oct 2003

The problem isn't with windows, windows hasn't even started to load while the RAM count is going through.

It could be a dodgy card, a fault with the PCI slot or a conflict with another card, try swapping cards around.

I would also suggest checking with your motherboard manufacturer to see if there are any relevent BIOS upgrades.

  Djohn 19:01 04 Oct 2003

This site suggest that USB 2 with correct drivers will work with win 98. click here j.

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