Question about IBM Aptiva E 240 (2158240) PC Desktop
I have an IBM Aptiva E Series 175 Computer that's about 10 years old and I want to transfer some information from that computer to my new Dell computer. I thought that I could use my little thumbdrive (DataTraveler), but when I plug it into the back of the IBM computer, I get a pop up menu stating "ADD NEW HARDWARE WIZARD". I hit the next button and then I have two options. 1) to search for the best driver or 2) Display a list of all drivers. I've tried the first one with no sucess. I'm not sure what to do now. Is it even possible to use my thumbdrive on this computer. I know it's old, but I was hoping it would work. My CD drive will read the disk, but it will not save information to the drive. My floppy drive doesn't work. Can you help??? Please!!!?? Thanks!!
1)Smaller Flash Drive specifically tested with Win 98
2) this article is a possibility: http://www.abraxis.com/hmc130/
3) external CD-Writer that has Win98 Compatibility
4) zip drive or something comparable with Win98 compatibility
5) high speed internet on both machines and use a free file share account
6)if it does have an ethernet card, you could transfer data via a hub/swtich/router or a crossover cable.
if you need help with any of this post a comment back & i'll do my best to help you sort it out
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
Sounds like the older computer is a 98 machine - Data Traveler does not have 98 drivers due to its size. Your best bet is to find a smaller flash drive that is 98 compatible - or depending on the size of the data you could e-mail it to yourself.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
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