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W98SE Driver for Kingston 1.0Gb DataTraveller Flash Drive

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I recently bought a Kingston 1.0 Gb DataTraveller flash drive and am unable to get my friend's computer to see it. He is running W98SE. I asked our local computer shop about this and they said that it might not be a genuine Kingston drive. I downloaded a driver called DTI from the Kingston website and installed it but the W98SE computer does not see the drive. It works 100% on my computer running Windows XP without any problems.

Do you have any suggestions?

Kind regards,


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Re: W98SE Driver for Kingston 1.0Gb DataTraveller Flash...

The people at your local computer shop are wrong but, Windows 98 should at least recognize the USB thumb-drive and ask for drivers.
I would remove all the USB Controllers from within Device Manager and restart; allow Windows upon restart to reload the USB Controllers; then plug in the drive and see if Windows at least recognizes and then install drivers.
It seems only the DTI/XX, KUSBDTE/XX, and DTII/XX support Windows 98.

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