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I want to replace my windows 98se to windows xp

I have a laptop without a cd drive. it has windows 98 se on it. ut it doesnt work on my lan. i want to change it to xp. i bought a usb 2.0 to sata ide cable connected to cd rom it detects it but it doesnt work bec. it needs a driver. what will i do.. please help me... email me

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U have set bois u have to set frist boot device usb cdrom the u can able to boot from the usb cd rom

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    u need a sata raid driver to install your sata hdd disk

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Windows 98 does not support Plug n Play Devices. So you have to download appropriate drivers from Microsoft Website. Though Windows 98SE ( Windows 98 Second Edition ) thought to be support USB Mass Storage Drives fairly, these drivers are not pre-installed with OS. You have to download Service packs to install these drivers.

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Microsoft no longer supports Windows 98 or 98SE or NT.
Microsoft no longer supports Windows 2000 (as of last month).

If you connect a Windows 98 system to the Internet, you're likely to get virus-infected.

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Here is the site for the drivers for the laptop :

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=96717&prodSeriesId=96231&swLang=8&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093

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if it's a sandisk cruiser micro U3 2Gig flash stick God help you.

windows 98 se had serious USB issues and lack of support of any kind for USB 2.0

USB 2.0 can be done ONLY if you have USB 2.0 ports ( chip )

and ONLY if you have loaded XP professional 2002 WITH service pack 2 ,,, it's time to slap these vendors around for lying and lying about USB 2.0

the bright side is , it's not broken , more than likely an XP pro 2002 with service pack 2 will see the stick right off the bat

if that happens , then you know it's the fault of the computer that can't see the durn thing.

it's time to slap sandisk up side the head for lack of clear cut documentation on this issue.

for example my vista machine can't see mine anymore but my XP professional 2002 with service pack 2 sure the heck can.

that just goes to show you vista is stupid and so was windows 98 and aren't we all tired of this ****.

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