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Old 02-27-2010, 06:08 AM   #1
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Advice requested on how to obtain a device driver to enable a 4GB memory stick to be used with an old computer running windows 98

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Hi tjh1940


Any motherboard that can use a 4gb memory module is far too new to have native Windows 98 drivers for any of its components. Windows 98 is best suited for older systems with 512mb of memory or less (lines have to be added to its system.ini file to limit the amount of usable memory to 512mb when more than that is physically present).

Windows 98 can be run in a virtual environment on today's hardware. VMWare and VirtualPC can run Windows 98 as a "virtual machine" (in emulation). VirtualPC has a few free versions available, and I believe there is a free version of VMWare, too (a "light" version).

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If it is an Attache, have used this on 98se. download the second one down even though it says usb 2.0, will work on 1.1. extract the zip and copy the three files to a floppy or burn to cd. insert the PNY and direct it to the drivers.
http://www3.pny.com/support/support_landing_subcat.aspx?SectionID=1083&RootSectionID=1057&TypeID=5
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Late note --

. . . I suppose I should mention that when I read "memory stick" I was thinking of a memory 'module' for the motherboard rather than a USB flash memory drive. . . our current labels for those two devices are rather ambiguous . . .
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I know what you are saying, OldGrayGary. It's the PNY that caught my eye.

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