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Need a driver for USB2 external hard drive to work with Win98SE

I have a PC that runs on Windows 98SE Op Sys. I have recently purchased an external hard drive that has a USB2 connection. I need a driver to make the new drive work on my system. Where can I get it? How can I get the external hard drive to work on my PC?

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1) the device should have come with install software, use that. if you dont have it try these ->

2) plug it in and go into the Device Manager,
Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager

it might be "unknown" but if it's in there click on it, click on "Install Driver". it will ask you to let it search the web for a driver. allow it to do so. it may or may not find one.

3) OR go to the manufacturers web site and look for the SUPPORT link. you should be able to make your way to the drivers section. they may have one for you.

If these dont work --
What is the make model etc of the device, all the numbers please.
and please gimmie your pc info. make model processor , os, etc

Let me know :)

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Het kan zijn dat je in de tussentijd een lading tekst langs ziet rollen, hier volg je op een gegeven moment waarschijnlijk niks meer van maar dit hoort. It may be that in the meantime a load text will roll along, here follow at some point but probably nothing more to hear this.

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